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Music educator Joshua Lowe is credited for helping develop the puppet show, Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock, that will take place today at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the San Marcos Public Library.

LORI STEINDORF Features Editor   Beginning this morning with a puppet show, the library is hosting a trio of events to amuse and amaze children while school is out. Based on an African folk tale, Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock is planned for 10 a.... more

Hays County Sheriffs Deputies escort 43-year-old Norman Littlefield to a patrol car. He is charged with assault with a deadly weapon and is being held in Hays County Jail under a bond of $75,000. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DALTON SWEAT

 
Dalton Sweat - Wimberley View A Wimberley man was stabbed at the Buzzard Bar on the Wimberley Square Monday night. David Reynolds was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge via StarFlight helicopter after being stabbed multiple times. He... more

Barbara Henshall, secretary and treasurer of the Morningwood Homeowners Association, said her passion is this park, and she’s grateful for the church members who helped make it happen. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY TARA POHLMEYER

 
Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter After four years of work, a local park has finally been completed and was dedicated on Saturday.  Morningwood neighborhood, a community just outside of San Marcos but within Hays County, is a stop on the San Marcos... more

Michael Foux shares facts about Hognose snakes as he holds out a small specimen over the crowd of children. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 
By ISHMAEL JOHNSONDaily Record Sports   The Mynars are still the top team of the Texas Water Safari.   After dropping out of last year’s race following multiple postponements, the Mynar name was once again atop the Texas Water Safari pedestal.... more
By JOE VOZZELLISports Editor   Texas State had already distanced itself from the Sun Belt pack when it comes to recruiting.   The Bobcats added on to that lead on Sunday afternoon when South Grand Prairie defensive end Jakharious Smith verbally... more

 

Music educator Joshua Lowe is credited for helping develop the puppet show, Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock, that will take place today at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the San Marcos Public Library.

Hays County Sheriffs Deputies escort 43-year-old Norman Littlefield to a patrol car. He is charged with assault with a deadly weapon and is being held in Hays County Jail under a bond of $75,000. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DALTON SWEAT

 

Barbara Henshall, secretary and treasurer of the Morningwood Homeowners Association, said her passion is this park, and she’s grateful for the church members who helped make it happen. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY TARA POHLMEYER

 

Michael Foux shares facts about Hognose snakes as he holds out a small specimen over the crowd of children. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 

House Republicans' report faults Obama on Benghazi attacks

MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee faulted the Obama administration Tuesday for what they said was a slowed response to help Americans under attack in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012.

Four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, died in two assaults at the diplomatic facility and CIA annex.

The continuous flow intersection at I-35 and SH 80, or Hopkins Street, was the second of two installed in San Marcos. It opened on Oct. 9, 2014. The intersection at I-35 and Aquarena Springs Drive opened on May 1, 2014, but only features half of the new continuous flow design. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY denise cathey

 

Continuous flow intersections still bring mixed feelings

Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter

It’s been about two years since both continuous flow intersections were installed in San Marcos, and residents and visitors still have mixed opinions on them. 

Charles Brian Lane

Robbery suspect identified

Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter

A suspect involved in an aggravated robbery call at a Kyle Valero store has been identified. 

Charles Brian Lane, 18, from the Buda area was taken into custody by the Austin Police Department on an unrelated charge.

Ruben Becerra, owner of Gil’s Broiler and Manske Roll Bakery and Dixie Cream Donuts, worked with LiftFund 16 years ago when it was known as Accion Texas, and again just about a year ago. Daily Record photos by Tara Pohlmeyer.

 

Greater San Marcos Partnership’s Victor Garza (left), the organization’s business retention and expansion director, contacted LiftFund at the beginning of this year. Miguel De La Riva (center) and Arie Muñoz (right) will be holding office hours every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for small business owners who may not qualify for a bank loan.

Loan service more accessible for residents

Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter

For small businesses, sometimes a little help can go a long way. 

The Greater San Marcos Partnership, or GSMP, has partnered with LiftFund, a non-profit small business lender that helps those who may not qualify for a traditional loan, to offer office hours for entrepreneurs in the area. 

The normally glassy water of Spring Lake was churned in an instant as the siren sounded to start the grueling 260-mile Texas Water Safari Saturday morning with paddlers including John Bugge and Veronica Sosa and Curtis Slaten and Mike Drost. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY

Mark Netland paddles down Spring Lake towards the next checkpoint on the Texas Water Safari route. DENISE CATHEY

 

Rocco Moses of Texas State tubes wore a straw hat already broken in. DENISE CATHEY

 

Team Captains Emily Addlesperger and Rachel Simmons pose with their panda mascot that they are bringing down to the finish line for their teammates. DENISE CATHEY

 

Doug Rhude paddles his wooden boat down Spring Lake after the starting siren. Behind him is entrant Peter Tuker. DENISE CATHEY

 

Last year’s winners in Boat 150, Wade Bunion, Chris Issendort, Clay Wyatt, Gaston Jones, Ian Rolls and Andrew Condie, were in first place at Cottonseed Rapids. ANITA MILLER

 

Boat #1 had pulled to first place hours after the race’s start. The team consists of Michael Cade, Phil Bowden, Tommy Yonley, Kyle Mynar, Logan Mynar and Fred Mynar. ANITA MILLER

 

Martindale resident Virginia Condie was the first solo woman to reach Cottonseed Rapids

 Gabe Haarsma and Roy Tyrone at Cottonseed.  ANITA MILLER

 

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