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New presiding municipal judge appointed

Judge Dallari Landry was sworn in, Nov. 1 as the presiding judge of the San Marcos Municipal Court. Landry is taking over for Judge John...

2018 General Election Results

Mayoral candidate Jane Hughson was elected as mayor of San Marcos Nov. 6, inching a 775-vote win over incumbent John Thomaides. Hughson won the election...

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS: “Evil did not win”

Hope rises from the ashes of heartbreak a year after Sutherland Springs SUTHERLAND SPRINGS — One year after the deadly shooting that claimed 26 lives,...

Beto makes last-minute San Marcos stop at nightclub ahead of early...

Following the Oct. 21 start of early voting in Texas, Democratic senatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke joined hundreds of supporters Monday night for a town...

New city program seeks to address cigarette litter problems

With a $5,000 grant in hand, San Marcos kicked off an initiative Oct. 20 to reduce cigarette litter downtown. In March, Keep America Beautiful, a...
The Old First Baptist Church sits empty Oct. 9 on the corner of Mitchell street and Martin Luther King Drive.

Community rallies to save historic Old First Baptist Church

With boarded windows and chipping paint, a 110-year-old historically African-American church off Main Street has ignited a community-led movement to restore its structure –...
Democratic senatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke and Republican incumbent Ted Cruz debated Oct. 16 in San Antonio.

In final debate, Cruz and O’Rourke come out swinging

Democratic senatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke and Republican incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz faced down Oct. 16 in San Antonio at what will likely be the...
Sport rivalry between schools bring up indecent banter.

School sports rivalries promote sexual violence

In anticipation of the Sept. 22 football game between Texas State and the University of Texas at San Antonio, Roadrunners took to Twitter for...
Colourfully dressed parade participants leave Dunbar Park and head towards the San Marcos City Park.

Students march alongside political, religious, commercial groups in pride parade

San Marcos residents marched Sept. 8 through downtown in the fifth annual SMTX Pride Parade. By the time the parade started at 10 a.m., various...
The boarded-up Old Baptist Church sits on the corner of MLK Dr. and Comanche St.

Community comes together to plan the revival of a historic African-American...

New owners, a revitalized community and a commissioning board have come together to honor and restore a significant part of San Marcos history: the...