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Shown here supported by the "Oklahoma" chorus, Molly Massey, at age 9, is already a renowned vocalist. PHOTO COURTESY OF SAM TWEEDY

The 14th Annual United We Sing concert will take place Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. at Evans Auditorium on the Texas State campus.  A variety of local area talent of all ages will be on display at this patriotic tribute presented by the Heart Of Texas... more

The Steel Magnolias, exciting, exuberant and sometimes unexpected, are shown raisin' the roof at a recent performance. They will perform during Sept. 11's United We Sing concert at Evans Auditorium on the Texas State University campus. PHOTO COURTESY OF DEBBIE DANIEL

The 14th Annual "United We Sing" concert, set for Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m., will feature the very popular, high-energy Steel Magnolias.   The ladies from the San Marcos area are celebrating their 10th year in ministry.  They've performed... more

Sisters Kourtney and Ginger Ray wait to distribute rented tubes to customers at the Lions Club Tube Rental in City Park. The tube rental is open daily through Labor Day, Sept. 5. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY

Laura Aebi - Staff Reporter A study measuring river traffic is finishing up another summer of data. River Watcher, a study started by an employee at Texas State University, has been counting and recording “water vehicles”  since 2014. While the... more

The Texas Tribune CEO and co-founder Evan Smith delivers the keynote address about how the media can drive engagement with policy at the Texas Groundwater Summit at the Embassy Suites Hotel San Marcos Conference Center. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

From left to right are membership committee representatives Shelley Henry, Sherri Bilson, Sara Lee Underwood, Naomi Narvaiz and Marianne Moore. PHOTO COURTESY OF MARIANNE MOORE

The Heritage Association of San Marcos is hosting a membership event on Sunday, Aug. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. Current and prospective new members are invited to the Charles S. Cock House, 400 E. Hopkins St.,  to enjoy ice cream sundaes and a history... more
There’s plenty of action already at the old shopping center. The Spot entertainment center is currently under construction. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

There’s plenty of action already at the old shopping center. The Spot entertainment center is currently under construction. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

Laura Aebi - Staff Reporter | The Planning and Zoning Commission approved three items related to the future of the Springtown Mall Tuesday.  Developers planning a 30,000-square-foot retail and apartment loft property requested multiple... more

Shown here supported by the "Oklahoma" chorus, Molly Massey, at age 9, is already a renowned vocalist. PHOTO COURTESY OF SAM TWEEDY

The Steel Magnolias, exciting, exuberant and sometimes unexpected, are shown raisin' the roof at a recent performance. They will perform during Sept. 11's United We Sing concert at Evans Auditorium on the Texas State University campus. PHOTO COURTESY OF DEBBIE DANIEL

Sisters Kourtney and Ginger Ray wait to distribute rented tubes to customers at the Lions Club Tube Rental in City Park. The tube rental is open daily through Labor Day, Sept. 5. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY

The Texas Tribune CEO and co-founder Evan Smith delivers the keynote address about how the media can drive engagement with policy at the Texas Groundwater Summit at the Embassy Suites Hotel San Marcos Conference Center. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

From left to right are membership committee representatives Shelley Henry, Sherri Bilson, Sara Lee Underwood, Naomi Narvaiz and Marianne Moore. PHOTO COURTESY OF MARIANNE MOORE

There’s plenty of action already at the old shopping center. The Spot entertainment center is currently under construction. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

There’s plenty of action already at the old shopping center. The Spot entertainment center is currently under construction. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

Sisters Kourtney and Ginger Ray wait to distribute rented tubes to customers at the Lions Club Tube Rental in City Park. The tube rental is open daily through Labor Day, Sept. 5. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY

Watchers keep an eye on river’s health

Laura Aebi - Staff Reporter

A study measuring river traffic is finishing up another summer of data. River Watcher, a study started by an employee at Texas State University, has been counting and recording “water vehicles”  since 2014.

One week remains for public comment on disaster funding

Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter

The disaster relief process is underway for the approval of the city’s CDBG-DR Action Plan, which will allocate about $25 million in funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 

Residents are now invited to comment on the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery Action Plan online. Copies are available in both English and Spanish. The budget currently allocates the largest portion (50 percent) of the funding to infrastructure at $12.54 million. 

TWDB awards Hays County $500,000 grant

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

Hays County is among the beneficiaries of $3.5 million in flood protection grants announced on Thursday by the Texas Water Development Board.

Other local entities getting a share of the money are the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority (GBRA) in both Hays and Caldwell counties.

Johnnie Jam hits Cheatham Street stage Saturday

Anita Miller  - Managing Editor

You can rain out a well-planned benefit, but you can’t keep a good jam down. The eighth annual Johnnie Jam, postponed due to weather Aug. 13, will be held Saturday at Cheatham Street Warehouse.

Johnnie T. Rosales’ life was taken away by a drunk driver June 1, 2008 as the 26-year-old San Marcos resident was walking just blocks from his home.

The Texas Tribune CEO and co-founder Evan Smith delivers the keynote address about how the media can drive engagement with policy at the Texas Groundwater Summit at the Embassy Suites Hotel San Marcos Conference Center. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Summit attendees gather to listen to the opening general session of the Texas Groundwater Summit at at the Embassy Suites Hotel San Marcos Conference Center.

 

There’s plenty of action already at the old shopping center. The Spot entertainment center is currently under construction. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

There’s plenty of action already at the old shopping center. The Spot entertainment center is currently under construction. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

Mixed-use plan for Springtown passes 1st hurdle

Laura Aebi - Staff Reporter |

The Planning and Zoning Commission approved three items related to the future of the Springtown Mall Tuesday. 

Developers planning a 30,000-square-foot retail and apartment loft property requested multiple recommendations from the commission involving a 6.57 acre portion of the old shopping center. 

The development project, code named Humpty Dumpty, is being directed by Endeavor Real Estate Group, an Austin-based developer. 

Hays County Pct. 4 Constable Ron Hood is asking the county to rollover funding for more “Your Speed” signs like this one on Hopkins Street. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

Hays County Pct. 4 Constable Ron Hood is asking the county to rollover funding for more “Your Speed” signs like this one on Hopkins Street. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

Constables make their budget pitches

Anita Miller - Managing Editor |

More personnel to help respond to rapid growth was an underlying current Tuesday in the weekly meeting of the Commissioners Court as constables and Emergency Management Coordinator Kharley Smith made their requests for the upcoming year during a workshop on the FY 2017 budget.

Not all were asking for more money, though. 

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The Steel Magnolias, exciting, exuberant and sometimes unexpected, are shown raisin' the roof at a recent performance. They will perform during Sept. 11's United We Sing concert at Evans Auditorium on the Texas State University campus. PHOTO COURTESY OF DEBBIE DANIEL

The 14th Annual "United We Sing" concert, set for Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m., will feature the very popular, high-energy Steel Magnolias.  

Obituaries

Patricia “Pat” Hebbe, 74, of  Kyle, passed away Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Visitation at Pennington Funeral Home, 4: to 5 p.m.., Sunday, Aug. 28.

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