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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


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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

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

Countdown to Kickoff: Growing pains at New Mexico State

Sports Editor

It hasn’t been an easy road for Doug Martin since he took over the flailing New Mexico State program in 2013.

And yet, while the win-loss record hasn’t shown it — two-win campaigns in each of the past two seasons — the Aggies appear to be on the right track under Martin’s leadership.

More than anything else, Martin is building the New Mexico State program by recruiting and playing freshman instead of dipping into the junior-college ranks for support, which is a strategy that could pay dividends one or two years down the line.

High School Athletics: Who's next in line at SMHS?

Daily Record Sports

Last week, the Daily Record predicted which Texas State athletes will break out during the upcoming fall and winter seasons and for this week it’s San Marcos High School’s turn.

Football, volleyball and boys and girls basketball all see a bit of turnover heading into the 2015-16 seasons and similar to Texas State will be hopeful that a few players to take a step forward in their progression.

Running and Fitness: This is the ‘Hill Country’ after all

Running with Moe

San Marcos is said to be located in the Texas hill country.  

For runners scouting out a weekend race, many will check the details of the course they are to run to see if the race is classified as “hilly” or “flat.”

It seems that there are a few runners who have questions as to what constitutes a hill.

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


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.


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