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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 6:49pm

A San Marcos man in his 40s died of COVID-19, the Hays County Local Health Department reported Wednesday. 


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The San Marcos City Council approved an amended Council Committee Rules of Procedure during its regular meeting Tuesday. 

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San Marcos Consolidated ISD plans to vaccinate eligible students against COVID-19 in the near future. Above, members of the SMCISD Board of Trustees speak during their meeting Monday night. Screenshot via SMCISD Board of Trustees meeting video

San Marcos Consolidated ISD plans to offer COVID-19 vaccines to eligible students in the near future. 

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Two members of the San Marcos Fire Department were honored with awards from the Texas Fire Chiefs Association during its annual conference on April 6 in College Station. Above, SMFD Capitan. Louis Gonzales poses for a photo with a group of junior Fire Cadets during a previous SMFD Junior Fire Academy. Photo courtesy of the City of San Marcos

Two members of the San Marcos Fire Department were honored with awards from the Texas Fire Chiefs Association during its annual conference on April

Lawmakers are considering a bill that would restrict state agencies from sharing salary data and other typically public information about governmen



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This past weekend, the San Marcos wrestling team competed in the UIL Region IV Championship tournament.  Several wrestlers came in as district cham

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Steven Trout thought Texas State stuck to its game plan during parts of the Bobcats’ home game against No. 3 Texas on Tuesday.

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San Marcos senior guard Kayla Presley competed in the Hill Country Chicken Express All-Star Game and 3-point shootout in Fredericksburg on Saturday

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The Bobcat Prowl 5K Run /Walk took place Saturday, April 17, to benefit Retired Faculty and Staff Association Scholarships for Texas State Universi


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Jason Mock

Last month a group of community leaders kicked off 1 Million Cups Greater SMTX. 1 Million Cups is a program of the Kauffman Foundation.

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M. Ray Perryman

The forecast for U.S. economic recovery is improving.

Answers to Go


Martin Burtscher, a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Texas State University, has never attempted to model an inductively coupled plasma torch using predictive science before. That's what makes the current research project he's involved in so exciting.


Stephanie Faith Abbott

Stephanie Faith Abbott

Stephanie “Steff” Faith Abbott passed away unexpectedly on April 1, 2021 in Wimberley, Texas. Born April 12, 1956 in Jasper, Indiana, she grew up in Otwell, graduating from Jasper High in 1974. Steff often stated, “a kid couldn’t ask for a better place to grow up- we got to play out in the countryside all day long.”

Helen Louise Gentry

Helen Louise Gentry of Wimberley passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021, at 69 years old. She was born January 26, 1952 in Harlingen, Texas to Burt and Laverne (Barton) Gentry.

Darlene Shockley O’Bryant

Darlene Shockley O’Bryant

Darlene O’Bryant passed away on April 4, 2021 at the age of 74. She was born on July 28, 1946 and spent most of her youth living in Pasadena, Texas.


As efforts to vaccinate Texans and keep the coronavirus spread under control continue, the state is rapidly opening up, with traffic getting busier and larger crowds in places that have seemed empty for the last year. Everything from ballparks to concert venues to restaurants

April is both Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness month. The following article is the second article of a four-week series focusing on raising awareness about sexual assault and child abuse. 2-in-5 women and 1-in-5 men will experience a form of sexual abuse/assault in their lifetime and 1-in-3 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday. Last year HCWC provided services to 693 victims of sexual assault and responded to area hospitals 112 times for Hospital Emergency Advocate Response Team calls.

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