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AquaBrew, as pictured above, offers live music every weekend. PHOTO COURTESY OF AQUABREW.

Costume contest fundraiser this weekend at AquaBrew

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, AquaBrew is throwing a Halloween costume party to benefit the Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center on Friday, Oct. 28 at 9:30 p.m. 

Costume entry fees of $10 go to HCWC, and the top three winners will receive up to $150 in AquaBrew gift cards. Live music begins at 9:30 p.m. Costume judging will be at 10:30 p.m. It’s all for a good cause, so come on out for a spook-tacular Halloween party.

Left to right: County Judge Bert Cobb, M.D., Precinct 2 Commissioner Bert Cobb, M.D., Precinct 1 Commissioner Debbie Gonzales Ingalsbe, AgriLife Extension Agent Jason Mangold, 4-H Club members and Gold Star winners Kendyl Gordon and Cassandra Twinning, AgriLife Extension Agent Kate Blankenship, Precinct 3 Commissioner Will Conley and Precinct 4 Commissioner Ray Whisenant. PHOTO COURTESY OF HAYS COUNTY

4-H Gold Stars address Commissioners Court

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agents Jason Mangold and Kate Blankenship proudly introduced two of the county’s three Gold Star 4-H recipients to the Hays County Commissioners Court Oct. 18, noting that Gold Star is the highest award given by the 4-H organization.

Linda Avitt, Nancy Naylor, Scott Mitchell, Drew Wilson, Andy Heatwole and Jørge Høg pose with their Naturescapes Photography Awards. PHOTO BY JØRGEN HØG

Pictured above is Linda Avitt’s Best in Show photo titled “Gulf Fritillary Egg.” PHOTO BY LINDA AVITT

Naturescapes contest winners announced

The winners of this year’s Naturescapes Photography Contest were announced Labor Day weekend at the Artist Reception and Awards Presentation held at the Walker’s Gallery. Winning Best in Show for her image “Gulf Fritillary Egg” was Linda Avitt. Best Natural Waterscape winner was Andy Heatwole for his image “Jacob’s Well in the Moonlight,” and Best Youth was won by Drew Wilson for his image “Flame Skimmer Dragonfly.” Awards of Excellence were presented to Rose Krohn Epps, Andy Heatwole, Scott G. Mitchell, and Nancy Naylor.

Placing possessive apostrophes

Susan Smith- Daily Record Columnist

Q:  How do you handle the possessive when the person’s name ends in the letter s?  For example, James had a dog.  Is that James’ dog or James’s dog?

A: If you want a succinct, clear, classic answer to a grammar question, you can’t beat “The Elements of Style” by William Strunk and E.B. White (of “Charlotte’s Web” fame.) 

And what did the authors’ choose as their very first, page one rule?

“Form the possessive singular of nouns by adding apostrophe s, as in ’s.



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