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Texas State sophomore Inoke Langi (No. 81) was named to the Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award Watch List (Photo by Kelley Spencer/ Texas State Athletics)
By ISHMAEL JOHNSON Daily Record Sports Inoke Langi’s first season at a skill position could be a big one. At least according to the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame who named Langi to the 2016 Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award... more

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)

 

LORI STEINDORF Features Editor 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... more

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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. 

 

Dry farmer Tim Miller picks haupt figs off one of his trees at Millberg Farm in Kyle, Texas. Daily Record Photo by Denise Cathey.
Nick Reddy - Special to the Record | On Tuesday, July 19, the Hays County Commissioner Court revisited a familiar issue. Tim Miller, owner of Millberg Farm in Kyle, brought to the court’s attention information which he says they’ve heard already... more
The San Marcos Hastings, in SanMar Plaza, is advertising its going out of business sale. Daily Record Photo by Colton Ashabranner
Colton Ashbranner - Special to the Record | After filing bankruptcy, Hastings Entertainment Inc. will close all stores before the end of October. There is no word on when the San Marcos Hastings located in the SanMar Plaza will officially close its... more
H-E-B's developable area is in green, with the blue area remaining as open space.
Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter | The planning and zoning commission approved a zoning change for a possible third H-E-B in town at their meeting on Tuesday night. The proposed store would sit at the northwest corner of Wonder World Drive and Hunter... more
Texas State sophomore Inoke Langi (No. 81) was named to the Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award Watch List (Photo by Kelley Spencer/ Texas State Athletics)

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)

 

Photos by city of San Marcos

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. 

 

Dry farmer Tim Miller picks haupt figs off one of his trees at Millberg Farm in Kyle, Texas. Daily Record Photo by Denise Cathey.
The San Marcos Hastings, in SanMar Plaza, is advertising its going out of business sale. Daily Record Photo by Colton Ashabranner
H-E-B's developable area is in green, with the blue area remaining as open space.
Dry farmer Tim Miller picks haupt figs off one of his trees at Millberg Farm in Kyle, Texas. Daily Record Photo by Denise Cathey.

Dryland farmer says road will spoil his organic certification

Nick Reddy - Special to the Record |

On Tuesday, July 19, the Hays County Commissioner Court revisited a familiar issue. Tim Miller, owner of Millberg Farm in Kyle, brought to the court’s attention information which he says they’ve heard already many times before, but has fallen on deaf ears.

The proposed reroute of FM 150 will cut through his property and, he says, damage his organic farming certification.

Rick Hernandez

Hernandez remembered as civil servant

Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter |

Richard Hernandez, best known to others as a civil servant, loyal community member, family man and friend, passed away suddenly on Monday. 

Hernandez served on the San Marcos City Council in Place 3 from 1987 to 1993, and Place 6 from 1994 to 2000. Before joining the council, he served for seven years on the planning and zoning commission. 

The San Marcos Hastings, in SanMar Plaza, is advertising its going out of business sale. Daily Record Photo by Colton Ashabranner

San Marcos Hastings in process of closing

Colton Ashbranner - Special to the Record |

After filing bankruptcy, Hastings Entertainment Inc. will close all stores before the end of October.

There is no word on when the San Marcos Hastings located in the SanMar Plaza will officially close its doors. However, the chain is currently under the liquidation process.

“I remember coming here with my family when I was younger and renting the same TV shows over and over,” said Dominique Price, student at Texas State University. “It’s sad to see it close, when it brings back so many memories.”

RBFCU repeats as one of nation’s best

Anita Miller - Managing Editor |

For the third consecutive year, Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union (RBFCU) has made the prestigious DepositAccounts list of its top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in America, a feat that only 42 credit unions nationwide have accomplished.

“To keep performing at that level is a big deal,” Patrick Russo of DepositAccounts said. “It’s a continued affirmation for their members that they’re doing a great job with their assets and their deposits.”

H-E-B's developable area is in green, with the blue area remaining as open space.

New H-E-B plan now going to council

Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter |

The planning and zoning commission approved a zoning change for a possible third H-E-B in town at their meeting on Tuesday night.

The proposed store would sit at the northwest corner of Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road, across from the CVS and Elysian at Purgatory Creek apartments.

Residents showed up for the public hearing on the property, with some singing the praises of the grocery store company and others worried about the chosen location. Flooding, traffic and the environmental impact were among the concerns.

Anabel Sanchez will dance with Cuicani In Xochitl from Dallas, in a special performance at Cuauhtemoc Hall Sunday, Sept. 18. PHOTO COURTESY OF INDIGENOUS CULTURES INSTITUTE

Condor Danza joins, supports Mermaid Week celebrations

Indigenous Cultures Institute (ICI) was invited to join the Mermaid Society and present its pre-powwow show as the grand finale of the first Mermaid Week SMTX 2016 festival, scheduled from Sept. 10 through 18.  The indigenous Condor Danza event is set for Sunday, Sept 18. from 3: to 5:30 p.m. at Cuauhtemoc Hall, 1100 Patton Street in San Marcos.

CTE documentary with local ties will be shown tonight

Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter |

“In the beginning, I didn’t believe that CTE was real.” 

Rebecca Carpenter, the sister of San Marcos City Council member Lisa Prewitt, began the process of researching Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE, after her father Lew Carpenter, a world champion running back, was diagnosed with the disease postmortem. 

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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)

 

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Richard James Hernandez

Richard James Hernandez, Sr. resident of San Marcos, was received in the hands of our Heavenly Father on July 24, 2016 at the age of 60. Born Nov.

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