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By JOE VOZZELLI Sports Editor   Texas State left a bullet in the chamber, hoping it could extend its season by at least one more day.    The Bobcats, whose backs were against the wall for the first time at the Sun Belt Tournament, rolled the dice... more
By JOE VOZZELLI Sports Editor   Texas State did just about everything right for seven innings against Louisiana-Lafayette.   Cory Geisler, aided by some help from the wind, stymied the Ragin' Cajuns (he retired 16 straight batters at one point) and... more

 

Legendary country music singer-songwriter Garth Brooks, who has sold millions of albums over the years, will be in San Antonio with his wife, Trisha Yearwood, for two concerts in July in San Antonio. Tickets go on sale June 3. ( Laurie Pearson/Varnell Enterprises, Inc.)

 
With his memorable mix of hits from sentimental ballads such as “The Dance” and “That Ol’ Wind” to the crowd-rousing “Friends in Low Places” to the heart-racing, unsettling “The Thunder Rolls,” powerhouse entertainer Garth Brooks will perform in San... more

 

Legendary country music singer-songwriter Garth Brooks, who has sold millions of albums over the years, will be in San Antonio with his wife, Trisha Yearwood, for two concerts in July in San Antonio. Tickets go on sale June 3. ( Laurie Pearson/Varnell Enterprises, Inc.)

 
With his memorable mix of hits from sentimental ballads such as “The Dance” and “That Ol’ Wind” to the crowd-rousing “Friends in Low Places” to the heart-racing, unsettling “The Thunder Rolls,” powerhouse entertainer Garth Brooks will perform in San... more

Cape’s Dam, best seen from downstream, is barely hanging on. Only the center portion represents what the structure used to look like.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOs BY ANITA MILLER

 
Anita Miller - Managing Editor There’s a thing about progress. It can take away paradise, one little piece at a time. That’s what some in San Marcos say will happen when Cape’s Dam is removed and water no longer flows into the Mill Race. A peaceful... more

Fire department personnel comfort a young girl who has been given a “junior firefighter’s” hat. Three children were in a Ford pickup that rear-ended a small hatchback Thursday afternoon on the West Access Road just north of Wonder World Drive. Two adults were transported by EMS for treatment. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

 

Legendary country music singer-songwriter Garth Brooks, who has sold millions of albums over the years, will be in San Antonio with his wife, Trisha Yearwood, for two concerts in July in San Antonio. Tickets go on sale June 3. ( Laurie Pearson/Varnell Enterprises, Inc.)

 

 

Legendary country music singer-songwriter Garth Brooks, who has sold millions of albums over the years, will be in San Antonio with his wife, Trisha Yearwood, for two concerts in July in San Antonio. Tickets go on sale June 3. ( Laurie Pearson/Varnell Enterprises, Inc.)

 

Cape’s Dam, best seen from downstream, is barely hanging on. Only the center portion represents what the structure used to look like.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOs BY ANITA MILLER

 

Fire department personnel comfort a young girl who has been given a “junior firefighter’s” hat. Three children were in a Ford pickup that rear-ended a small hatchback Thursday afternoon on the West Access Road just north of Wonder World Drive. Two adults were transported by EMS for treatment. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Authorities work to identify body found in stock tank

County authorities are working to identify a man whose body was found floating in a stock tank in Kyle Thursday.

According to Lt. Jeri Skrocki of the Sheriff's Office, residents near the 100 block of Cotton Gin Road had complained around 8 p.m. that night of an odor coming from a stock tank and that they believed the saw a person floating in the water.

Major, widespread outages and flooding in Bluebonnet’s service area

Bastrop – A powerful, lingering storm system caused widespread outages and flooding in Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s service area overnight Thursday and Friday morning. At 4:30 a.m. Friday, Bluebonnet reported 382 power outages affecting 9,674 members. Record rainfall caused flooding and closed roadways, preventing the co-op’s crews from reaching many outages.

2 people missing in Austin floods as storms sweep Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Five people were rescued from the roof of a home by helicopter and two more are missing after torrential rain caused floods that closed roads and prompted evacuations in the Austin area.

Travis County Emergency Services spokeswoman Lisa Block said Friday that up to 9 inches of rain fell in parts of the county overnight.

Cape’s Dam, best seen from downstream, is barely hanging on. Only the center portion represents what the structure used to look like.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOs BY ANITA MILLER

 

The water is clear and serene in the Mill Race. Some in San Marcos lament that it will dry up if Cape’s Dam is removed.

 

Turtles hang out on a stump protruding from the water along the Mill Race at Thompson’s Islands. 

 

Pleading for a little piece of paradise

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

There’s a thing about progress. It can take away paradise, one little piece at a time.

Fire department personnel comfort a young girl who has been given a “junior firefighter’s” hat. Three children were in a Ford pickup that rear-ended a small hatchback Thursday afternoon on the West Access Road just north of Wonder World Drive. Two adults were transported by EMS for treatment. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Two hurt in crash

Students had balloons and glitter, but broke nothing, school says

David Short - Business Editor

As the school year closes down and preparations continue for Saturday night’s San Marcos High School graduation, the investigation into last weekend’s break-in by students continues.

“Police were called at approximately 12:30 a.m. Monday morning,” Karen Griffith, interim superintendent, said.  

Mark Stedman, a dedicated 30-year educator and Science Department head, is pictured here, funning around with three of four scholars who chose him as their distinguished educator.  Stedman is centered with scholars (left to right) Brandon Mann, Itzel Osornia, and Joshua Scally. PHOTO COURTESY OF LINDA JALUFKA

 

SMEF honored distinguished scholars

The San Marcos Education Foundation (SMEF) honored the 2016 San Marcos High School Distinguished Scholars Thursday, May 26, in the high school’s Performing Arts Center.  The top 10 percent of the 2016 senior class have worked hard throughout their high school career to reach this level of honor.  Forty-two seniors with family, friends, and local officials attended a red carpet event to recognize this level of achievement.

Pictured are teams that participated in the Billiard Challenge, Gary Job Corps, city of San Marcos, CFAN, Mensor, Altra Industrial Motion, and “Coach Farmer,” San Marcos Corporate Challenge Coordinator. Next Corporate Challenge will be darts. PHOTO COURTESY OF GARY JOB CORPS

 

San Marcos Corporate Challenge Billiard Tournament

The San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring the San Marcos Corporate Challenge.  The challenge pits local companies in sports challenges to claim the title of Best in the City at the end of the 10 sport challenge season.  

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Food

If you’re trying to cut back on carbohydrates in your diet, kale chips are a delicious substitute for potato chips. (Photo by Jo Hackett/Hays County Master Gardener)

If you aren’t growing your own kale, you can find it at your Farmers Market or in the produce section of your grocery store.
 Ingredients:  
• One bunch of fresh kale

Obituaries

Rose Marie Duvall, formerly of Dripping Springs, Texas, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away in Lockhart, Texas after a long illness, on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at th

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