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Anabel Sanchez will dance with Cuicani In Xochitl from Dallas, in a special performance at Cuauhtemoc Hall Sunday, Sept. 18. PHOTO COURTESY OF INDIGENOUS CULTURES INSTITUTE

Indigenous Cultures Institute (ICI) was invited to join the Mermaid Society and present its pre-powwow show as the grand finale of the first Mermaid Week SMTX 2016 festival, scheduled from Sept. 10 through 18.  The indigenous Condor Danza event is... more

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Born and raised in Texas, faith-based author Sandra Lott hopes to make others aware of God’s unconditional love for them.

 

LORI STEINDORF Features Editor After suffering through years of heartache and emotional turbulence, inspirational Hutto-based book author Sandra Lott, who writes nonfiction and fiction books, has learned to let her faith guide her. Losing her son in... more
Audience participant Aidan Rodriguez watches the sodium acetate react after he poured it into the flask of supersaturated solution.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Audience participant Aidan Rodriguez watches the sodium acetate react after he poured it into the flask of supersaturated solution.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 

GALLERY: Crazy Chemistry amazed children at the San Marcos Public Library. Daily Record Photos by Denise Cathey. 

The property located at Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road is currently home to brush. H-E-B hopes to go in across from CVS and the Elysian at Purgatory Creek apartments. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY TARA POHLMEYER.

Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter A new H-E-B could be going in at the intersection of Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road and will be on the agenda for tonight’s planning and zoning meeting.  A public hearing will be part of the request for the zoning... more

The West Access Road was closed just south of Hwy. 80 for more than two hours Monday morning after an 18-wheeler lost its load of sand. The truck driver wasn’t injured, police said. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

Texas State head coach Everett Withers chats with the media earlier this season. Withers was in New Orleans on Monday for the Sun Belt’s annual football media day (File Photo).
By ISHMAEL JOHNSON Daily Record Sports NEW ORLEANS — This time a year ago, Texas State was trending upward. Since jumping to the Football Bowl Subdivision in 2012, every year prior to 2015 had been an improvement for the Bobcats who progressed from... more

Anabel Sanchez will dance with Cuicani In Xochitl from Dallas, in a special performance at Cuauhtemoc Hall Sunday, Sept. 18. PHOTO COURTESY OF INDIGENOUS CULTURES INSTITUTE

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Born and raised in Texas, faith-based author Sandra Lott hopes to make others aware of God’s unconditional love for them.

 

Audience participant Aidan Rodriguez watches the sodium acetate react after he poured it into the flask of supersaturated solution.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Audience participant Aidan Rodriguez watches the sodium acetate react after he poured it into the flask of supersaturated solution.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 

The property located at Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road is currently home to brush. H-E-B hopes to go in across from CVS and the Elysian at Purgatory Creek apartments. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY TARA POHLMEYER.

The West Access Road was closed just south of Hwy. 80 for more than two hours Monday morning after an 18-wheeler lost its load of sand. The truck driver wasn’t injured, police said. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

Texas State head coach Everett Withers chats with the media earlier this season. Withers was in New Orleans on Monday for the Sun Belt’s annual football media day (File Photo).

Anabel Sanchez will dance with Cuicani In Xochitl from Dallas, in a special performance at Cuauhtemoc Hall Sunday, Sept. 18. PHOTO COURTESY OF INDIGENOUS CULTURES INSTITUTE

Condor Danza joins, supports Mermaid Week celebrations

Indigenous Cultures Institute (ICI) was invited to join the Mermaid Society and present its pre-powwow show as the grand finale of the first Mermaid Week SMTX 2016 festival, scheduled from Sept. 10 through 18.  The indigenous Condor Danza event is set for Sunday, Sept 18. from 3: to 5:30 p.m. at Cuauhtemoc Hall, 1100 Patton Street in San Marcos.

CTE documentary with local ties will be shown tonight

Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter

“In the beginning, I didn’t believe that CTE was real.” 

Rebecca Carpenter, the sister of San Marcos City Council member Lisa Prewitt, began the process of researching Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE, after her father Lew Carpenter, a world champion running back, was diagnosed with the disease postmortem. 

Burnet added to counties housing inmates

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

Hays County Commissioners gave the approval Tuesday to expand the list of counties Hays inmates may be housed at. The vote was unanimous to enter into an agreement with Burnet County.

Hays has been outsourcing inmates since April, beginning with Guadalupe County and later adding Bastrop, Caldwell, Gillespie and Walker counties. But last week, Capt. Mike Thielen of the Hays County Sheriff’s Office told the court, Caldwell County said they can no longer accept Hays inmates.

Caldwell writes 65 citations on river

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

Days after a meeting of Caldwell County officials about calls for increased enforcement along the three miles of the San Marcos River used by the customers of tubing outfitters, the county stepped up.

Neto Madrigal, commissioner of Caldwell County Pct. 3, said constables from three of the county’s four precincts were on the river over the course of the past weekend, writing 65 citations.

“We wanted to try to start enforcing instead of just having security,” he said. 

CDBG Action Plan still being worked on

Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter

San Marcos is a little over 30 days into the creation of their CDBG-DR Action Plan, which will figure out how a $25 million grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development should be used. 

After Monday night’s city council workshop, the consultant company working on the plan recommended that 50 percent go toward housing, 30 percent toward infrastructure, 15 percent toward planning and 5 percent toward administration. 

County accepts $5,000 to buy six AR 15 rifles

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

Neither the Hays County Sheriff’s Office nor the San Marcos Police Department has released information about any threats or changes in protocol since recent shootings of officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge.

However, some in the community feel our local law enforcement needs to be better armed.

On Tuesday, the commissioners court Okayed a $5,000 donation by an unnamed private citizen to purchase six AR 15 rifles.

Pct. 3 Constable Darrell Ayers appeared before the court to make the request. 

Ellie Hurtado

De Zavala Elementary student picked for Lone Star Leadership Academy

De Zavala student Ellie Hurtado has been selected to participate in a summer 2016 Lone Star Leadership Academy camp in Dallas/Fort Worth. Ellie is the daughter of Eddie and Barbara Hurtado. Nominated by her teacher Kayla Shook, Ellie’s selection was based on her “outstanding academic success, demonstrated leadership ability, and involvement in school and community activities.”

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