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Christopher Salinas

News Reporter


Terri Hendrix is playing at Summer in the Park tonight at 7:30 p.m. (Photo courtesy terrihendrix.com)

By CANDICE BRUSUELAS

Features Editor

 

By CANDICE BRUSUELAS

Features Editor

 


Guy Trimble loved deep sea fishing and, on occasion, it loved him back. Photo courtesy of Sarah Taylor

A friend, a boss, an attitude

Anita Miller/Managing Editor

I first met Guy Trimble at a crime scene that wasn’t. 

University of Texas at Austin astronomers working with NASA’s Kepler mission have helped to discover the first near-Earth-sized planet around a Sun-like star in the “habitable zone,” the range of distances where liquid water c

Anita Miller/Managing Editor

A tubing accident apparently led to the drowning death of a man along the upper San Marcos River on Wednesday.


Terri Hendrix is playing at Summer in the Park tonight at 7:30 p.m. (Photo courtesy terrihendrix.com)

Guy Trimble loved deep sea fishing and, on occasion, it loved him back. Photo courtesy of Sarah Taylor

Rotary Club Triathlon Medallion

The Gary Job Corps Machinist students manufactured the Rotary Club Triathlon Medallion for presentation at the upcoming Triathlon on September 19th.  Receiving the Medallion is Congressman Lamar Smith and Deanna Lalich, San Marcos Rotary Club, being presented by Poetrell Stewart, Gary Job Corps Career Technical Training Manager, and Saysamone Manyseng, Machinist Instructor.

Daniel L. ‘Dan’ Hannon

The academic theatre world lost one of their own on July 22, 2015 when Professor Emeritus Daniel L. ‘Dan’ Hannon died. 

Dr. Hannon had a vibrant career as scene designer and professor. 

Dan is survived by his wife of 58 years, Barbara J. Hannon, their daughters Sharon L. Hannon Macomber and Michele Hannon, their sons Robert D., Michael A., and Daniel Sean, and grandsons Gabriel and Alexander Rios-Hannon.

Dr. W. C. Newberry

Beloved husband, father, and friend, Dr. W. C. Newberry, of New Braunfels, passed away on July 25, 2015 at the age of 83 years.  He was born in Gonzales on November 15, 1931 to James Earl “Jack” and Annie (Frank) Newberry.  Dr. Newberry acquired his Bachelor’s degree from Southwest Texas State University, Master’s degree from Stephen F. Austin State University, and P.h.D. from the University of Texas.  He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in San Marcos.

Letter to the Editor

We’re Going to Be a Pain in the Butt About Colonoscopies

Editor, 

Colorectal cancer is preventable if it’s caught early – that’s why getting a routine colonoscopy is so important for everyone starting at age 50. Skipping recommended screenings could mean a patient receives a later-stage colorectal cancer diagnosis that can be more expensive to treat and harder to survive.

Share disaster recovery info with friends and neighbors

AUSTIN — Word of mouth is a powerful way to spread news.  Amazing as it may seem, some people are so busy with their recovery, they haven’t heard about federal help. You could be the one to bring this important message to someone you know, perhaps a friend, neighbor, co-worker, family member or acquaintance.

Roland Rochelle Crayton

Roland Rochelle Crayton Sr., of Austin, TX, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Koreen Crayton, his children, Kiana Crayton and Roland Crayton Jr., along with a host of family and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Jo Crayton, his grandmother, Dorothy Mae Crayton and grandfather, Rev L.C. Crayton. 

LBJ Museum to celebrate 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act

The Lyndon B. Johnson Museum of San Marcos and the Texas State University Political Science Department will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act at a special event on Thursday, August 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the museum, 131 N. Guadalupe Street, San Marcos.

The event is free and open to the public. During the reception starting at 6:30 p.m., the museum will show the video of President Johnson’s speech and the signing ceremony.

Texas Tribune Festival lineup revealed

The Texas Tribune is proud to add a host of nationally renowned speakers and panelists to the 2015 Texas Tribune Festival lineup. The new participants include House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi; John H. Sununu, the former New Hampshire governor and former White House chief of staff; Piper Kerman, the author and criminal justice advocate whose memoir inspired the series Orange Is the New Black; U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va.; former U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind.; and Campbell Brown, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Seventy Four.


Ronda Newman takes a quick break from work to enjoy the celebration and prepares a hot dog. (Photo by Christopher Salinas)

My ER 24/7 celebrates first year

Christopher Salinas 

News Reporter

It’s been a year since the opening of My Emergency Room 24/7, so the staff held a gathering in celebration of the occasion as well as to thank the San Marcos community for welcoming and sticking with them through the year.

Located at 2810 South Interstate 35, the business is a fully licensed ER that provides services to those in need due to an emergency situation. Since it’s not attached to a hospital, they aim to provide quick and efficient service to all patients.

Flood recovery tops city council agenda

David Short

Business Editor

As the area passes the two- month period since the devastating Memorial Day weekend flood, the next steps in the recovery process are about to gear up.

Tuesday night’s city council meeting will have a presentation from Ken Bell, city fire marshal and emergency management coordinator, on the flood including an update on the damage statistically and what the community can expect next as the long-term recovery efforts move forward.

EAA declares Stage 1 pumping restrictions

San Antonio – The Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA) today declared Stage 1 pumping reductions for users within the San Antonio Pool.  Stage 1 of the EAA drought plan requires Edwards groundwater permit holders in all of Bexar and Medina, and parts of Atascosa, Caldwell, Comal, Guadalupe and Hays counties to reduce their annual authorized pumping by 20 percent.

Shining Stars Under 40

David Short

Business Editor

 

With less than a month to go, it’s not too late to submit a nomination for the 5th Annual San Marcos Shining Stars Under 40.

The annual event is designed to highlight young leaders in the San Marcos community whose contributions have helped make this city a better place to live and work.

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