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San Marcos library patron Germaine Al-Anzi, 14, donned a superhero “Identity Crisis” costume last week to celebrate the end of the library’s summer reading program. Above, she reaches for a spot on the “Reading Heroes” wall, where the names of children participating are listed. SMDR photos/Carlie Porterfield

Try an egg-less breakfast burrito. Believe me, it can be done. (Daily Record Photo By Candice Brusuelas)

By CANDICE BRUSUELAS

Features Editor


Thick black smoke could be seen for miles early Sunday evening as a work trailer in an industrial area caught fire. Two trucks from the San Marcos Fire Department responded to the location between several businesses on Clovis Barker Road. There were no injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation. SMDR photos/David Short

U.S. Army SSG. Jeremy Breece is welcomed on Saturday in a red, white and blue display. SMDR photos/Gary Zupancic

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A vehicle believed to be a Toyota burst into flames after hitting a tree near Wimberley early Monday morning. Photo courtesy Evan Walsh

Dalton Sweat/Wimberley View Editor

Authorities are looking for help from the public to identify the victim of a fatal accident that occurred Monday morning on the outskirts of Wimberley.

Christopher Salinas

News Reporter


San Marcos library patron Germaine Al-Anzi, 14, donned a superhero “Identity Crisis” costume last week to celebrate the end of the library’s summer reading program. Above, she reaches for a spot on the “Reading Heroes” wall, where the names of children participating are listed. SMDR photos/Carlie Porterfield

Try an egg-less breakfast burrito. Believe me, it can be done. (Daily Record Photo By Candice Brusuelas)

Thick black smoke could be seen for miles early Sunday evening as a work trailer in an industrial area caught fire. Two trucks from the San Marcos Fire Department responded to the location between several businesses on Clovis Barker Road. There were no injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation. SMDR photos/David Short

U.S. Army SSG. Jeremy Breece is welcomed on Saturday in a red, white and blue display. SMDR photos/Gary Zupancic

A vehicle believed to be a Toyota burst into flames after hitting a tree near Wimberley early Monday morning. Photo courtesy Evan Walsh

Crash victim was 2015 grad

Dalton Sweat/Wimberley View Editor

A 2015 graduate of Wimberley High School was killed in a one-vehicle accident early Monday morning. 

Tom Utts died in the crash, although the Texas Department of Public Safety is still waiting for test results to officially confirm the identity of the vehicle’s driver.


Local gardeners will be able to offer their excess fruits and vegetables to the Hays County Food Bank. (Photo courtesy of Creative Outlet)

HCFB joins AmpleHarvest.org to end hunger

Hays County Food Bank has joined the AmpleHarvest.org Campaign, a nationwide program that enables neighborhood food pantries to be located by local backyard gardeners wishing to share their garden bounty with neighbors in need.
 With 25,380 individuals food insecure in Hays County, it can be difficult to supply everyone with the fresh produce they need to live a healthy lifestyle. The Adopt A Farm program and partnership with local neighborhood gardens has increased clients’ access to fresh produce, however, more is always needed.

County to spend $100k on criminal justice study

Anita Miller/Managing Editor

Five years after a previous review and with 64 Hays inmates being held in out-of-county jails, the Commissioner Court on Tuesday approved a new study of the county’s criminal justice system with a focus on long-term incarceration solutions.

City’s letter says some properties should be raised

Christopher Salinas/News Reporter

For San Marcos residents living in or near areas subject to flooding, it’s not a question of if it will flood again, but when it will flood again. Those with property determined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to have damage that exceeds 50 percent of their property’s fair market value are being advised by the city on how to prepare for the next flood and comply with the flood ordinance.

City returning to Stage One water rules

 The city of San Marcos is returning to Stage One drought restrictions effective Sunday, Aug. 9, in response to dropping aquifer levels.  The Edwards Aquifer Authority returned to Stage 1 on July 31.   

Are we a Kirk or Picard?

Jason Stanford/Columnist

It’s a sign of the times that the dumbest answer in the presidential campaign so far yielded the deepest question. As usual, Ted Cruz started it.

Joe De La Cruz

 

Joe De La Cruz of Houston passed away July 30, 2015 at the age of 62. He was born July 9, 1953 in Seguin.

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