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Diane Wallis and Sue Cohen Beta Sigma Phi members congratulate Diana Wiley, center, on being named Woman of the Year. (photo by Beta Sigma Phi)

Diana Wiley was named Woman of The Year by the San Marcos chapters of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority on April 25 at the annual Founders Day dinner.  Diana is the founder of True Vineyard Ministries, which enables widows in Rwanda to support themselves and... more

The saxophone quartet TC4 is comprised of longtime friends Andrew Harrison, Walter Nichols, Ben Kessler and Andy Wilds. TC4 will be in San Marcos for a concert later this week. They play classical music as well as more contemporary tunes. (Photo by TC4)

 
Lori Steindorf Features Editor   The esteemed bandmates of saxophone quartet TC4 invite the community to join them this Thursday for an evening of exciting new works and timeless classics. From the incredible counterpoint of J.S. Bach to the sultry... more

 

Mary Hulett earned the 2015 Award of Merit for her photo titled Barns and Bluebonnets. (Photo Courtesy of The Hill Country Photography Club)

 
The Hill Country Photography Club and the Hays County Master Naturalists are pleased to announce the opening of the 2016 Naturescapes Photography Contest and Exhibition.  The contest is designed to showcase the beauty of Hays County and its... more
Today we will start with a couple of items from a recent Resource Recycling eNewsletter.  Although Earth Day for 2016 is now over, here’s a little info on it. We find that according to the Earth Day Network, “More than a billion people across the... more

Jeannie Lewis, League of Women Voters candidates debate coordinator, and Margaret Lindsey, membership chair, examine the book Overta Culp Hobby written by Debra L. Winegarten.  Winegarten will be the guest speaker at the League’s Annual Meeting on May 12. (photo by Jeannie Lewis/League of Women Voters)

 
League of Women Voters Annual Meeting to Feature Popular Author as Guest Speaker The League of Women Voters of Hays County will gather for their Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the Price Center, 222 W. San Antonio Street in San... more

From left to right are Cassandra Banda, Reigning Miss Cinco de Mayo, with Centro Founder Mrs. Ofelia Vasquez-Philo and members of the Hays County Historical Commission at Cinco de Mayo’s 2015’s Luncheon. (Photos by Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos)

 
The community is invited to come Cinco with Centro and the Salsa band of San Marcos High School to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos is hosting its Fifth Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration on Thursday, May 5. Since 2011,... more

Diane Wallis and Sue Cohen Beta Sigma Phi members congratulate Diana Wiley, center, on being named Woman of the Year. (photo by Beta Sigma Phi)

The saxophone quartet TC4 is comprised of longtime friends Andrew Harrison, Walter Nichols, Ben Kessler and Andy Wilds. TC4 will be in San Marcos for a concert later this week. They play classical music as well as more contemporary tunes. (Photo by TC4)

 

 

Mary Hulett earned the 2015 Award of Merit for her photo titled Barns and Bluebonnets. (Photo Courtesy of The Hill Country Photography Club)

 

Jeannie Lewis, League of Women Voters candidates debate coordinator, and Margaret Lindsey, membership chair, examine the book Overta Culp Hobby written by Debra L. Winegarten.  Winegarten will be the guest speaker at the League’s Annual Meeting on May 12. (photo by Jeannie Lewis/League of Women Voters)

 

From left to right are Cassandra Banda, Reigning Miss Cinco de Mayo, with Centro Founder Mrs. Ofelia Vasquez-Philo and members of the Hays County Historical Commission at Cinco de Mayo’s 2015’s Luncheon. (Photos by Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos)

 

Texas State University’s Gamelan Lipi Awan performs on traditional Balinese instruments at 72 Degrees Spring Festival in San Marcos Plaza Park. More photos on page 5A. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 

Teagan Korzeniewski creates a spin art print at the Pedal Painter booth. 

 

Boone Graham, accompanied by Molly Hayes, sings in the Kent Finlay Honorary Song Swap.

 

Rene Perez works on a painting at his booth.

 

Dianne Wassenich, of the San Marcos River Foundation, speaks about the importance of keeping the San Marcos River clear at her booth.  

 

Restaurant flap leads to lessons about service animals

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

They come in all shapes and sizes, and their training allows them to assist their handlers in hundreds of ways — from guiding the blind to alerting diabetics that their blood sugar is out of control to sensing in advance a seizure or outbreak of PTSD. And although they usually sport identifying vests, service animals are not required to wear them.

Texas State University underwater archaeologist Fritz Hanselmann operates a core tube with pneumatic post driver in Spring Lake. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE MEADOWS CENTER

 

Mysteries of the deep...in Spring Lake

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University has released findings from a recent underwater geoarchaeology survey of Spring Lake that suggests human history could be much older than previously thought.

Lyndon Baines Johnson (Micah Parker) speaks with his wife Lady Bird (Kim Sandoval) about whether he should seek reelection as President in Texas State Opera Theater’s production Lady Bird. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 

Lady Bird Johnson  (Kim Sandoval)  canvases the South to get support for the Civil Rights Act. 

 

Final performance of ‘Lady Bird’ is today’s matinee

Lori Steindorf - Features Editor

A matinee performance of the widely anticipated opera, Lady Bird, replete with an exceptional musical repertoire, will be presented today.

Gary Job Corps opens doors for youth through training

For teenagers and young adults who come from low income families, finding a job isn’t always an easy task. Getting the training for a specific job can be more challenging. But a program called Gary Job Corps located in San Marcos, Texas can make these challenges turn from a barrier, into success. Job Corps doors opened in 1964 and has servedmore than 1,500,000 young people in Texas and at the additional 125 plus Job corps located throughout the United States.  

Hermann Sons Life Insurance Agent Janice Kuhen receives congratulations from President/CEO Buddy Preuss at the annual Agents’ Awards Banquet. Kuhen qualified for the Grand President’s Club in 2015. PHOTO COURTESY OF HERMANN SONS

 

San Marcos area agent among 2015’s top producers

SAN ANTONIO – A Hermann Sons Life Insurance agent from San Marcos is among the 23 agents who have qualified for recognition based on their performance in 2015. 

Soil stewardship important work to conserve natural resources

In the 1930s, our country experienced some of the worst dust storms recorded in history. The Dust Bowl has become part of the nation’s lexicon when discussing the Great Depression. Brought on by long-term drought and overuse of the land, 100-million acres covering much of the panhandles of Texas and Oklahoma and parts of three other states literally dried up and blew away.

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