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Board members and volunteers of the San Marcos Education Foundation (SMEF) will be hosting the Cottage Kitchen Luncheon this Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Charles S. Cock House Museum. Photo courtesy of SMEF 

The Education Foundation hosts Cottage Kitchen Luncheon

The San Marcos Education Foundation will host lunch at the Charles S. Cock House Museum, located at 400 W. Hopkins Street, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Oct. 26. 

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The Up and Away campaign, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is reminding parents and caregivers of young children to be extra vigilant about safe medicine storage, so kids don’t mistake medicines for a sweet treat this Halloween. Photo courtesy of State Point Media

This Halloween Avoid 'Candy confusion'

(StatePoint) This Halloween, families are projected to spend $2.6 billion on candy, according to the National Retail Federation.

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The choir of the First Baptist Church in 1918 stand with Reverend B. F. Parks on the porch of the church. Texas State University English Professor and President of the Calaboose African American Museum Dr. Elvin Holt will give a presentation about the African-American men and women that contributed to the musical legacy of the Dunbar neighborhood at “Making a Joyful Noise in the Dunbar Neighborhood: 1918-2018” on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the San Marcos Public Library. Photos courtesy of Dr. Elvin Holt

'Making A Joyful Noise'

For more than 100 years, African Americans in the Dunbar neighborhood have nurtured a remarkable legacy of both sacred and secular music. The roots of this rich musical tradition can

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Pumpkin spice hit America about 15 years ago and has really taken hold with pumpkin-spice-flavored products taking over grocery store shelves everywhere. But the spice blend also has some health benefits. Photo courtesy of Joe Urbach

Growth in gardening: Pumpkin Spice

I know that fall has arrived, not by the change in the weather, not by the change in my garden, and not even by the changing color of the leaves


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