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This week’s cat of the week is Summer, a 1-year-old female black and tortoise shell who is spayed. Summer is a gorgeous cat with an amazing personality to match. She’s very friendly and will let you pick her up. She gets restless if she isn’t played with for a long time, but will forgive you if you give her some affection. 


This week’s dog of the week is Magpie, a 2-year-old who has been spayed and is heartworm negative. Magpie is a very friendly, well-behaved dog who loves to run and play. She does tricks for treats and seems easy to train. Magpie is very strong so she would be great for a family that can keep up with her if she pulls on her leash. Her demeanor makes her a great family dog. Both pets are available for adoption. Their $90 fee covers spay or neuter procedures, rabies vaccine, microchip and city license. To learn more about adoption and apply to meet our pets, visit the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter adoption office at 750 River Road, open from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Visit us or fill out an application online at


Sponsored by the Price Center, Terri Hendrix performs at 7:30 tonight for the Summer in the Park Concert Series in San Marcos Plaza Park. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the San Marcos Activity Center. (Photo by Mary Keating Bruton)


San Marcos loves Terri Hendrix strong: Promoting peace and goodwill, noted musician performs at 7:30 tonight in Plaza Park


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As a devout fan of Terri Hendrix, I am confident in stating that she has empowered, inspired, incited and soothed me and countless others with her calming voice, original music and thoughtful lyrics.

She is tremendously talented and selfless in using her considerable gifts for the sake of helping others. Intuitive and empathetic, she understands people’s everyday struggles.

Since coming to work in San Marcos about a year ago, I had heard from others of how kind-hearted and down to Earth she is. 

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Born and raised in Texas, faith-based author Sandra Lott hopes to make others aware of God’s unconditional love for them.


Faith inspires Hutto-based author


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After suffering through years of heartache and emotional turbulence, inspirational Hutto-based book author Sandra Lott, who writes nonfiction and fiction books, has learned to let her faith guide her.

Losing her son in a tragic car accident, enduring years of abuse and painful divorce from an alcoholic husband and the death of her mother, she has been dealt some devastating blows to her psyche.

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Nelda Martinez, 16, a state finalist in pageant

Nelda Martinez, 16, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Texas Pageant to be held July 30 and 31 at the Intercontinental in Dallas.

Martinez, the daughter of Melissa Guerrero, is involved in cheerleading and the marching band. She enjoys spending time with friends, writing stories and drawing as her pastimes.

Her sponsors for the pageant include Benita Martinez, Keith and Melva Bakker, KND's Resale Boutique, Melissa Guerrero, Rail Heating Products and Services Inc., Star Manufacturing, Ltd. and The Spot.

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Organizers of the Little Free Library project, left to right, are Delbert Howard, Barbara Pascoe, Priscilla Leder and Barbara Hannon.  Not pictured is Mike Lopez.



Mike Lopez, shown here, is credited for helping build the Little Free Library that was designed by late Texas State University professor Dan Hannon. Promoting literacy and community, the library is situated in Deerwood Estates.


Little Free Library promotes literacy: Deerwood Estates embraces late Texas State professor's design project

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Late professor Daniel Hannon's last design project is complete, just short of the one-year anniversary of his death. 

Last year, Hannon designed a Little Free Library for his neighborhood, Deerwood Estates. He took on the project at the request of his neighbors, Priscilla Leder and Barbara Pascoe, whose lot near the entrance of Deerwood Estates makes a perfect location for the library.  


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