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San Marcos Rotary Club welcomes new members

President Fay Cliett Gillham and members of the Rotary Club of San Marcos recently welcomed three new members. From left to right are Seth Worley, Gillham, Don Leggitt Jr. and Gregory Ross, Rotary Club San Marcos Texas (Wednesday Club). The Rotary Club of San Marcos is a service-oriented organization that sponsors a character development program at Crockett Elementary School known as Early Act/First Knight. The club also provides scholarships to graduating high school seniors and performs service to the local community.

Rising country music star Mike Ryan is performing Saturday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. at The Thompson Pavilion Party in San Marcos. He is touring to promote his album, “Bad Reputation,” that features his popular single, “Girls I Date.” (Publicity Photo)

Mike Ryan playing Sept. 26


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An integral part of the upcoming literature fair recognizing the 20th Anniversary of the Tomas Rivera Children’s Book Award, the Walkers’ Gallery at the San Marcos Activity Center is hosting an art exhibit through Nov. 13. (Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant’s tale illlustration used with permission by Duncan Tonatiuh)

Literary Legacy: Exhibit celebrates artistic works inspired by Tomás Rivera

The Walkers’ Gallery at the San Marcos Activity Center invites children of all ages and lovers of children’s literature to the opening event of its exhibit, “Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Tomás Rivera Mexican-American Children’s Book Award.”   
Running through Nov. 13, the art exhibit features original artwork as well as limited edition prints that represent the books spanning 20 years since the award’s inception.

Deadline to order Turkey T-shirts to support food bank is Sept. 30

This year’s Turkeys Tackling Hunger T-shirt is available for a $30 or more donation to the Turkeys Tackling Hunger campaign.
T-shirts come in sizes small to 3XL. All T-shirts must be ordered by Sept. 30.
The Hays County Food Bank will then do a count and place its order so it doesn’t over order as it has in years past.
If you would like a 2015 T-shirt, please visit and click on Donate Now.

Answers to go with Susan Smith: Spanish settlement of San Marcos

Each week hundreds of people call or visit the San Marcos Public Library to find information. “Answers To Go” highlights recently received questions. Visit the library at 625 East Hopkins, call 393-8200 for information or email the library through its websiet at
Q: What information does the library have on the original Spanish settlement of San Marcos? Where was it? When did the settlers arrive?


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