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A Word About Recycling with Ollie Maier

Last week we went slightly north and talked about the efforts of a small trash/recycling company in Austin. This week we will start by going somewhat south to San Antonio. Information again taken from a Recycling Today eNewsletter.

The article started with: “The San Antonio Express-News reports that residents of San Antonio may be fined $25 by the city’s Solid Waste Management Department for depositing trash in their curbside recycling bins. “


The Keep San Marcos Beautiful mural located on the back wall of Root Cellar Bakery, located at 142 North LBJ Drive, harmonizes with the mission of Mermaid Society SMTX. The mural was created by artist Morgan Haberle Egan and designer Jana Swec. (photo courtesy of July Moreno)


Get Your Mermaid On! Mermaid Week SMTX 2016 gets underway Sept. 10


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Mermaid Society SMTX is making a SPLASH in the community as residents eagerly await Mermaid Week SMTX 2016 festivities that will get underway Sept. 10.

According to Mermaid Society SMTX’s July Moreno, the acronym SPLASH represents Stewardship, Preservation, Local, Arts, Sustainability and Heritage. 

Photo By Tony Wilson


Dave Newman and Rob Roark work on the antenna line hardware on the roof above the KZSM studio at 216 N. Guadalupe St. Newman and Roark are the chairman and vice chairman respectively of the San Marcos Texas Community Radio Association, the non-profit group bringing KZSM to the city.


Tuned into San Marcos: Community-minded 104.1 FM KZSM is music to local residents’ ears


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Heeding the demand for community-oriented news and entertainment programming over the airwaves is San Marcos Texas Radio 104.1 FM KZSM.

Formed by the San Marcos Texas Community Radio Association, the radio station is the brainchild of Dave Newman, chairman of the nonprofit organization. 

Photo by Mary Keating Bruton


High-powered singer-songwriter Shelley King and her close-knit band of veteran musicians return to San Marcos Plaza Park at 7:30 tonight for the Summer in the Park Concert Series. Tonight’s show is sponsored by CTMC.


Queen of the heartstrings: Soulstress Shelley King, crew bring smokin' hot sound to town


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The queen of plucking the heartstrings, soulful, inveterate songstress Shelley King, with her forceful, seasoned vocals and original, relatable lyrics, returns tonight for Summer in the Park.

With a lion’s share of accolades to her name, King and her true-blue bandmates share a close-knit kinship and musical chemistry that make for an energetic, engaging show. King describes their sound as a melange of country, rock and blues.



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