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Taryn Davis and the uniform of her late husband Michael. Both are graduates of San Marcos High School. PHOTOS COURTESY OF AMERICAN WIDOW PROJECT

Rachel Willis - Staff Reporter Taryn Davis delivered an eulogy to her husband’s funeral almost 10 years ago. She has since invested her time in redefining the label she has lived with since then, widow.  On May 21, 2007, Corporal Michael Davis was... more

Texas State University students gathered in the Quad Friday to express their feelings about a “sanctuary campus” designationfor the school. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY BRIA PATTON   

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter In a little more than a week, a petition calling on Texas State University President Denise Trauth and other administrators to “declare Texas State University a sanctuary for undocumented students, workers, and... more

The 2016 Sights & Sounds Festival got off to a great start with a huge crowd at the tree lighting event held at the city Rec Hall on Tuesday night. San Marcos Toyota, CTMC and the city of San Marcos are the three primary sponsors. Pictured is a group of Toyota team members. Left to right are Jan Jurell, San Marcos Toyota owner Michael Chargois, Cody McCormick, Rodney Cobb, Ed Bradley, Sights and Sounds Chairman Tommy Curtis, Pat Sheridan, Lena Ruble, Brian Olson, Dana Barker, Oscar Hairell and Susie Gonzales. 

Ridge View front yard in fall 2016 with mature landscape. 

Spring Lake Garden Club’s yard of the month for December is an example of creative planting on a small property. Marked by a red front door, the street view of 2029 Ridge View Drive in San Marcos identifies a distinctive residence in the midst of a... more

Cat of the Week

This sweetheart loves to cuddle and play with people, and has even been known to walk on a leash and harness! Tinker the cat hasn’t met a person she doesn’t like and will reach through the bars of her kennel to demand affection.

Both pets are available at the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter, located at 750 River Road. Our hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All pets are adoptable for only $... more

Santa himself joined in on Saturday morning’s run, as did at least two canine companions. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RUSSELS WILDE

Taryn Davis and the uniform of her late husband Michael. Both are graduates of San Marcos High School. PHOTOS COURTESY OF AMERICAN WIDOW PROJECT

Texas State University students gathered in the Quad Friday to express their feelings about a “sanctuary campus” designationfor the school. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY BRIA PATTON   

The 2016 Sights & Sounds Festival got off to a great start with a huge crowd at the tree lighting event held at the city Rec Hall on Tuesday night. San Marcos Toyota, CTMC and the city of San Marcos are the three primary sponsors. Pictured is a group of Toyota team members. Left to right are Jan Jurell, San Marcos Toyota owner Michael Chargois, Cody McCormick, Rodney Cobb, Ed Bradley, Sights and Sounds Chairman Tommy Curtis, Pat Sheridan, Lena Ruble, Brian Olson, Dana Barker, Oscar Hairell and Susie Gonzales. 

Ridge View front yard in fall 2016 with mature landscape. 

Cat of the Week

This sweetheart loves to cuddle and play with people, and has even been known to walk on a leash and harness! Tinker the cat hasn’t met a person she doesn’t like and will reach through the bars of her kennel to demand affection.

Santa himself joined in on Saturday morning’s run, as did at least two canine companions. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RUSSELS WILDE

The Latest: Feds block route of Dakota Access pipeline in ND

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the Dakota Access pipeline protest (all times local):

3:45 p.m.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota.

Corps spokeswoman Moria Kelley said in a news release Sunday that the administration will not allow the four-state, $3.8 billion pipeline to be built under Lake Oahe, a Missouri River reservoir where construction had been on hold.

Taryn Davis and the uniform of her late husband Michael. Both are graduates of San Marcos High School. PHOTOS COURTESY OF AMERICAN WIDOW PROJECT

Taryn Davis helping Angel Lombardi and Becca Huff put up a memorial for their heroes at a beach in Santa Monica, California.

Enjoying a California Sunset at an AWP Retreat in San Diego.

Redefining the war widow

Rachel Willis - Staff Reporter
Taryn Davis delivered an eulogy to her husband’s funeral almost 10 years ago. She has since invested her time in redefining the label she has lived with since then, widow. 

Police: Teen walked into traffic on I-35

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
Counselors were stationed at San Marcos High School Friday, hours after a 17-year-old student apparently walked intentionally into the path of an 18-wheeler on Interstate 35 in New Braunfels.
David Ferguson of the New Braunfels Police Department said Hunter Michael Thornton parked his pickup truck in the grassy median and walked into traffic on southbound I-35 in front of the Walt-Mart Distribution Center. At about 8:15 a.m., he was fatally struck by an 18-wheeler driven by a 52-year-old man from Indiana.

Texas State University students gathered in the Quad Friday to express their feelings about a “sanctuary campus” designationfor the school. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY BRIA PATTON   

Petition gains signatures as governor says he’ll cut funds

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter
In a little more than a week, a petition calling on Texas State University President Denise Trauth and other administrators to “declare Texas State University a sanctuary for undocumented students, workers, and community members” has gained more than 1,000 signatures from students, staff and alumni.

HUD funds public hearing set for Tuesday

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
Floodwaters, as we all know well, don’t respect political boundaries. So when it comes to securing part of the Community Development Block Grants issued for disaster recovery, who you appeal to depends on where you live.
Residents within the San Marcos city limits have already been through the process, making their wishes known as to how the $25 million the city was granted from the Department of Housing and Urban Development would be spent.

Women’s chorus A Cappella Unlimited poses outside of the Hays County Courthouse before the start of their performance on Shop Small Saturday Nov. 26. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Jean Baggett, Liam Sonlitner, and his mother Keely wrap purchases outside the historic Hays County Courthouse.
 

Chelsea James with her Shop Small Saturday tote.

Artist Gav Sears puts the finishing touches on his Grinch window decoration for San Marvelous.
 

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The 2016 Sights & Sounds Festival got off to a great start with a huge crowd at the tree lighting event held at the city Rec Hall on Tuesday night. San Marcos Toyota, CTMC and the city of San Marcos are the three primary sponsors. Pictured is a group of Toyota team members. Left to right are Jan Jurell, San Marcos Toyota owner Michael Chargois, Cody McCormick, Rodney Cobb, Ed Bradley, Sights and Sounds Chairman Tommy Curtis, Pat Sheridan, Lena Ruble, Brian Olson, Dana Barker, Oscar Hairell and Susie Gonzales. 

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City Manager Jared Miller and former councilmen Jude Prather looked very happy at the Sights & Sounds Sponsor Appreciation Party on Tuesday. It was probably just the season and not anything to do with city business. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DON MOORE.

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Amy Stanfield (left) and her mother Linda Fore (right), could be long-lost sisters based on their resemblance to each other. 

Obituaries

  Nancy Ramirez, 38, resident of San Marcos, Texas passed away on Nov. 23, 2016 in Austin, Texas.  Memorial Service will be conducted at a later date.

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