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Trail riders and their horses parade down the streets of San Marcos during their annual visit to the city on their way to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. GRA Trails will be in downtown San Marcos on Monday between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. (photo by city of San Marcos)

LORI STEINDORFFeatures Editor The cadence of horse hooves clopping down the streets of San Marcos will be easy to detect on Monday as the Greater Randolph Area Trail Riders, waving flags, mosey into town for their annual stop en route to the San... more

A pair of painters apply stain to an overhead surface at Aqua Brew, the brewery and beer garden going up on South LBJ. Owner Carlos Rosso says the building could be finished by March 1, but added, “it has nothing to do with dates, it has to do with when we’re ready.” DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Last year’s car show participants queue up to find their place at the annual Hot Rods and Hatters Festival in downtown Lockhart. The event is a popular draw for motor enthusiasts from everywhere. At least 600 car show participants along with thousands of spectators are expected to attend this Saturday’s show taking place in downtown Lockhart. (photos by Joel Gammage)

LORI STEINDORFFeatures Editor Tease your pompadours and don your polka dot dresses and jeans, leather jackets and white T-shirts before climbing behind the wheels of your souped-up Chevys to cruise on over to Lockhart for Saturday’s Fifth Annual Hot... more

Texas State head coach Everett Withers announces his 2016 signing class including 19 high school players and four junior college prospects. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY GERALD CASTILLO

 
Joe Vozzelli - Sports Editor Everett Withers isn’t sure what to make of his team. With only 28 days between his first day as Texas State’s head football coach and Wednesday’s National Signing Day, Withers and his staff, who have been on the... more

San Marcos traffic can be stressful, particularly nearing that 5 p.m. gridlock that seems to occur with increasing frequency. Resident John Hager pulled out his fiddle on Tuesday at Interstate 35 and Hwy. 123, and his tunes took the edge off the commute for many. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Trail riders and their horses parade down the streets of San Marcos during their annual visit to the city on their way to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. GRA Trails will be in downtown San Marcos on Monday between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. (photo by city of San Marcos)

A pair of painters apply stain to an overhead surface at Aqua Brew, the brewery and beer garden going up on South LBJ. Owner Carlos Rosso says the building could be finished by March 1, but added, “it has nothing to do with dates, it has to do with when we’re ready.” DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Last year’s car show participants queue up to find their place at the annual Hot Rods and Hatters Festival in downtown Lockhart. The event is a popular draw for motor enthusiasts from everywhere. At least 600 car show participants along with thousands of spectators are expected to attend this Saturday’s show taking place in downtown Lockhart. (photos by Joel Gammage)

Texas State head coach Everett Withers announces his 2016 signing class including 19 high school players and four junior college prospects. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY GERALD CASTILLO

 

San Marcos traffic can be stressful, particularly nearing that 5 p.m. gridlock that seems to occur with increasing frequency. Resident John Hager pulled out his fiddle on Tuesday at Interstate 35 and Hwy. 123, and his tunes took the edge off the commute for many. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Old explosive charge found, detonated

The Austin Police Department’s bomb squad detonated what officers believed to be an old explosive charge left over from flood control dam construction in the Lower Purgatory Creek Natural Area Thursday afternoon.

 Between 8-9 a.m. on Thursday, a man who was trespassing in the closed park found several wires sticking out of a rubble pile 100 yards away from the Wonder World extension overpass and called San Marcos Police.

Texas State head coach Everett Withers announces his 2016 signing class including 19 high school players and four junior college prospects. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY GERALD CASTILLO

 

’Cats land well-rounded class

Joe Vozzelli - Sports Editor

Everett Withers isn’t sure what to make of his team.

With only 28 days between his first day as Texas State’s head football coach and Wednesday’s National Signing Day, Withers and his staff, who have been on the recruiting trail, haven’t had much time to evaluate the roster.

San Marcos traffic can be stressful, particularly nearing that 5 p.m. gridlock that seems to occur with increasing frequency. Resident John Hager pulled out his fiddle on Tuesday at Interstate 35 and Hwy. 123, and his tunes took the edge off the commute for many. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Fiddler on the median

Council OKs ‘living wage’ requirement for incentives

Anita Miller & David Short - Daily Record Staff

In a unanimous vote, the San Marcos City Council on Tuesday approved an amendment to the city’s economic development policy requiring that companies seeking incentives from the city will have to pay their employees a family living wage of $15 per hour and provide employer-sponsored health insurance.

DeZavala Elementary Principal Tim Maresh was surrounded by students wearing Superhero garb as the school is holding a campaign to raise awareness about leukemia and lymphoma as well as money to support research. Standing at left in back row is teacher Kayla Shook, who coordinates the “Pennies for Patients” drive. Students pictured are (not in order) Treymayne Manjang, Bryan Rodriguez, Amanda Hernandez, Abigail Stuart, John Martinez, Jessica Deleon, Sydney Lucio, Isaac Leal, Eunice Johnson, John Benavides, Jose Vasquez Castillo, Malachi Saenz, Elena Cerda, Marcos Rodriguez, Maxx Duran, Ivan Rivas, Jennifer Lopez, Mariyah Bernal and Jordan Howard. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

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