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Professional artist Amber Taylor sits at her booth at Art Squared. PHOTOS COURTESY OF ART SQUARED. 

The holiday season is here, and so is the Art Squared Arts Market Holiday Extravaganza. Artisan vendors will exhibit and sell their work on Saturday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hays County Courthouse lawn. The event also features musical... more

Owners Danita Hayes and David Graffagnini will be hosting Perk Up's grand opening today, Dec. 8. The ribbon-cutting event will feature a T-shirt giveaway and complimentary mimosas. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY LAURA AEBI

Owners Danita Hayes and David Graffagnini will be hosting Perk Up's grand opening today, Dec. 8. The ribbon-cutting event will feature a T-shirt giveaway and complimentary mimosas. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY LAURA AEBI

Members of the Texas Preparatory League build a snowman near Ranch Road 12 during a rare Central Texas snowfall, circa 1973. PHOTO FROM THE DAILY RECORD ARCHIVES.

Members of the Texas Preparatory League build a snowman near Ranch Road 12 during a rare Central Texas snowfall, circa 1973. PHOTO FROM THE DAILY RECORD ARCHIVES.
 With an arctic cold front in the near forecast, and temperatures predicted to drop below freezing, the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter would like to provide tips to keep animals safe in frosty weather:  Bring them inside: Just because your pet... more

Unitarian Minister Scotty McIntyre conducts a prayer for hope during the Undocumented Students and Workers Protest. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Laura Aebi - Features Editor Tension continues to build at Texas State University after two incidents involving undocumented immigrants took place Wednesday on campus: as students and staff gathered in solidarity for undocumented students and... more

Cars in back-in parking places along North LBJ near the intersection with University Drive. The city is looking at wasy to increase parking enforcement in the downtown area. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RUSSELL WILDE

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter The city is moving forward with plans to modernize parking enforcement in an effort to free up more downtown parking. The process is expected to take at least six months. All downtown parking is expected to be limited... more

Professional artist Amber Taylor sits at her booth at Art Squared. PHOTOS COURTESY OF ART SQUARED. 

Owners Danita Hayes and David Graffagnini will be hosting Perk Up's grand opening today, Dec. 8. The ribbon-cutting event will feature a T-shirt giveaway and complimentary mimosas. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY LAURA AEBI

Members of the Texas Preparatory League build a snowman near Ranch Road 12 during a rare Central Texas snowfall, circa 1973. PHOTO FROM THE DAILY RECORD ARCHIVES.

Unitarian Minister Scotty McIntyre conducts a prayer for hope during the Undocumented Students and Workers Protest. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Cars in back-in parking places along North LBJ near the intersection with University Drive. The city is looking at wasy to increase parking enforcement in the downtown area. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RUSSELL WILDE

GSMYC marks 30th year of helping children

Bria Patton- Daily Record Intern

For the past 30 years, Greater San Marcos Youth Council has provided youth and family services to the San Marcos community. Whether it's counseling, anger management classes or parenting educating classes, this organization does whatever it takes to assist abused or neglected children and families that need strengthening. The organization is excited to celebrate their 30th anniversary on Dec. 14.

Judge Nelva Ramos to address fall 2016 commencement at Texas State 

 

            SAN MARCOS – United States District Court Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos will be the keynote speaker at one of six commencement ceremonies to be held at Texas State University on December 16-17 in the university’s Strahan Coliseum.

Ramos will speak during the 11 a.m. ceremony December 16, to be attended by degree candidates from the College of Fine Arts and Communication, University College and the Graduate College. 

City dedicates 2 new murals

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter

The city of San Marcos has dedicated two new murals as part of a program aimed beautifying the city. 

The Sentinel is located on the west wall of the Southside Community Center. San Marcos artist, Darin Wood painted the mural that features a crane looking over the river.

“It promotes river stewardship,” Wood said. “Trying to draw attention to keeping our river safe because it takes care of us, it provides a lot of fun and we need to take care of it as well.”

Arctic express on its way

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
It won’t be for long, and we don’t know the drill nearly as well as our neighbors to the north, but it’s time today to prepare for what the arctic air that came in overnight will mean tonight and on Friday.
That means checking on and protecting people, plants, pets and pipes.

Tips on protecting pets from the cold

 With an arctic cold front in the near forecast, and temperatures predicted to drop below freezing, the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter would like to provide tips to keep animals safe in frosty weather:
 Bring them inside: Just because your pet is covered in fur doesn’t mean that they are less susceptible to cold temperatures.
The best way to protect your pet from cold weather is to bring your pet indoors when the temperature reaches below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.

Unitarian Minister Scotty McIntyre conducts a prayer for hope during the Undocumented Students and Workers Protest. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Hector Ramirez stand next to Eva Perez speaks about her experiences to the assembled crowd in the Quad during the Solidarity with Undocumented Students and Workers Protest at Texas State University.
 

Sofia Garcia and her mother graduate student Jocabed Marquez hold signs during the protest.

Students rally for campus sanctuary status

Laura Aebi - Features Editor
Tension continues to build at Texas State University after two incidents involving undocumented immigrants took place Wednesday on campus: as students and staff gathered in solidarity for undocumented students and employees during a campus protest in the quad, maintenance crews were removing unauthorized fliers calling on students to report them.
The protest, self-described as a “a call to action,” on the event’s Facebook, attracted dozens of attendees.

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Professional artist Amber Taylor sits at her booth at Art Squared. PHOTOS COURTESY OF ART SQUARED. 

The holiday season is here, and so is the Art Squared Arts Market Holiday Extravaganza. Artisan vendors will exhibit and sell their work on Saturday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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