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SMPL to hold party for reading program

Carlie Porterfield/Daily Record Intern

A party to celebrate local children who took part in a summer reading program will be held this Friday, July 31, at the San Marcos Public Library.

Kids who participated in the summer reading program will receive prizes and certificates to celebrate the hours they spent reading during June and July.

Veterans helping veterans

On Monday, July 27th, members of the Maurice T Suttles VFW Post 3413 and the Ladies Auxiliary delivered  fans to the Hays County Veterans Service Office.  These fans will  provide cooling relief for county veterans in need.  Funds for these fans were raised at the 4th of July Picnic for the VFW, American Legion, and Vietnam Veterans of America. 

Courtney Beal practices her dances as campers follow her lead. She is just one of the four officers that helped lead the class alongside an instructor who is a former Dancing Star and Diamond Line dancer.

SMCISD holds annual dance camp

Christopher Salinas/News Reporter

Summer can be a time for fun and participating in various activities. In the spirit of that theme, middle schools in San Marcos CISD are hosting their annual dance camp this week to get students active and motivated before school starts.

Hays High to drop “Dixie” fight song

David Short/Business Editor

As more and more governmental bodies have removed the Confederate flag this year, Hays Consolidated Independent School District has reached a decision to drop the fight song “Dixie”  from Hays High School effective immediately.  A decision on whether to keep the Rebel mascot will be left up to the students according to the district.

In announcing the decision yesterday afternoon, the district released the following:


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