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By ISHMAEL JOHNSONDaily Record Sports LOCKHART — San Marcos is in.   Two weeks ago the Rattlers (15-10-1, 10-6 in District 27-5A) were on the outside looking in, but after Tuesday’s 8-0 win over Lockhart, Bryan Webb’s team locked up the league’s... more

Music fans attend a previous MR Fest.  The popular music festival has been in existence for nine years. This year’s event gets underway this weekend in downtown San Marcos. (Photo courtesy of Tara Pohlmeyer)

 
LORI STEINDORF Features Editor   Celebrating the multi-faceted KTSW-FM 89.9, Texas State University’s exquisite student-run radio station, the much-anticipated MR Fest gets underway this weekend in downtown San Marcos. Pronounced Mister Fest, the MR... more

 The "Epic Mile" film chronicles the 2,650-mile hike of determined and adventurous outdoors­man, Zack Starr, as he vows to defy chronic pain and inspire fellow injured veterans by tackling the “Everest of hiking trails,” the Pacific Crest Trail. 

 
VetConnect will present its new documentary feature “Epic Mile” at the Price Center in downtown San Marcos this Saturday at 6:30 p.m.  The screening will take place in the Center’s historic 1910 Room. The film chronicles the 2,650-mile hike of... more

Though it’s normally a beehive of activity, things are slowing down on the campus of Texas State University as the spring semester is coming to an end. The last day of classes is May 2, finals are scheduled May 4-11 and the university’s three commencement exercises will be held May 12, 13 and 14. No speakers for the ceremonies have yet been named. Daily Record photo by Anita Miller

 

There’s some new art in downtown San Marcos. Murals off LBJ Drive created by David Valle and friends pay tribute to Rango, the animated chameleon voiced by Johnny Depp in the 2011 movie. Daily Record photo by Anita Miller

 

hamber Board member Molly Ann Rosas-Garcia at the annual San Marcos Chamber of Commerce Luau at Quail Creek Country Club. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

 

Music fans attend a previous MR Fest.  The popular music festival has been in existence for nine years. This year’s event gets underway this weekend in downtown San Marcos. (Photo courtesy of Tara Pohlmeyer)

 

 The "Epic Mile" film chronicles the 2,650-mile hike of determined and adventurous outdoors­man, Zack Starr, as he vows to defy chronic pain and inspire fellow injured veterans by tackling the “Everest of hiking trails,” the Pacific Crest Trail. 

 

Though it’s normally a beehive of activity, things are slowing down on the campus of Texas State University as the spring semester is coming to an end. The last day of classes is May 2, finals are scheduled May 4-11 and the university’s three commencement exercises will be held May 12, 13 and 14. No speakers for the ceremonies have yet been named. Daily Record photo by Anita Miller

 

There’s some new art in downtown San Marcos. Murals off LBJ Drive created by David Valle and friends pay tribute to Rango, the animated chameleon voiced by Johnny Depp in the 2011 movie. Daily Record photo by Anita Miller

 

hamber Board member Molly Ann Rosas-Garcia at the annual San Marcos Chamber of Commerce Luau at Quail Creek Country Club. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

 

Spider-Man doesn’t have any connection to Earth Day, but that’s who Gabriel Place decided he wanted his face painted to resemble Saturday during Earth Day celebrations at The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 

Meadows Center Environmental Interpreter Bess Reisburg demonstrates her “make your own field guide” activity to visitors.

 

Meadows Center staff geographer Jared Wilken demonstrates to visitors how the San Marcos watershed works and its effects on the Edwards Aquifer.

 

Zane and Scarlet Hartman make seed balls at an activity sponsored by the Native Prairies Association of Texas.

 

Time ticking away as board postpones, again

David Short - Business Editor

With less than a week before Mark Eads leaves the San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District, the board of trustees postponed naming a new interim superintendent until another special called board meeting next Monday, May 2.

49 SMHS seniors attending signing day at UT Austin Friday

David Short - Business Editor

About four dozen San Marcos High School students will take part Friday in the second annual College Signing Day.

Started last year as a way of recognizing students’ academic achievements, the regional event will have more than 1,000 first-generation college-bound students from the Central Texas region.  

First Lt. Volker E. Schmidt from 7-6 Air Calvary Composite Squad in Conroe takes a picture of the flooding in Harris County. PHOTO COURTESY MAJOR STEPHEN G. BARATI

 

Flooding of U.S. 59 near the West Fork of the San Jacinto River in Harris County. PHOTO COURTESY CIVIL AIR PATROL

 

Texas Civil Air Patrol Wing provided aerial support during flooding

DENTON – Civil Air Patrol’s Texas Wing wrapped up a week of aerial imagery missions  for the Texas Division of Emergency Management Sunday after seven consecutive days of operations.

 Texas Wing aircrews flew a combined total of 52 damage assessment imagery missions and courier flights for TDEM during the period of April 18 – 24.

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