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Tuition increases to come for 2021 and 2022 school years

Tuition increases to come for 2021 and 2022 school years

Sierra Martin

November 5, 2019

Students packed LBJ 3-13.1, huddling outside to hear plans Texas State administration has to increase tuition for upcoming school years.Texas State is proposing an overall 3.95% increase of tuition and fees for the 2021 and 2022 school years. Students would see a $222.45 increase to tuition in 2021 and a $...

New bike lanes on Guadalupe Street

New bike lanes on Guadalupe Street

Sierra Martin

September 4, 2019

The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department has been working on a joint project with the Texas Department of Transportation to implement new bike lanes and lane striping on Guadalupe Street. The lanes are set to be complete by Sept. 1, with the entire downtown project complete wi...

Caldwell County development threatens cleanliness of the San Marcos River

Caldwell County development threatens cleanliness of the San Marcos River

Sierra Martin

September 2, 2019

Many residents are concerned the cleanliness of the spring-fed San Marcos river will be put at risk with the recent permit proposed by the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality.The proposal of a new Sewage Treatment Plant being built in Caldwell County would discharge up to 160,000 gallons of trea...

San Marcos Academy Graduate Brandon Theesfeld arrested on murder charges

San Marcos Academy Graduate Brandon Theesfeld arrested on murder charges

Sierra Martin

July 24, 2019

Brandon Theesfeld, a 22-year-old graduate from San Marcos Academy, is facing a murder charge in connection to the death of University of Mississippi student Alexandria “Ally” Kostial. Kostial, 21 years old, was found at a lake 30 miles outside of Oxford and the Ole Miss campus with eight gunshot...

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