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  Volunteers with the San Marcos Tourist Information Center will serve lunch this Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Charles S. Cock House Museum. Their menu includes beef or cheese enchiladas, rice, beans, desserts and tea for $8. For more... more

The Bellamy Brothers are an American pop and country music duo that first emerged in 1976 with their single, “Let Your Love Flow,” a No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100. They later found success in country music, charting 20 No. 1 singles and more than 50 hits overall on the country charts. (photo courtesy of the Bellamy Brothers)

 
 Plans are underway for Central Texas Medical Center’s (CTMC) 24th annual Stars of Texas Gala.  Hays County’s premiere black-tie event will take place on Sunday, Oct. 23 at Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa and Conference Center.  In addition to gourmet... more
By JOE VOZZELLI Sports Editor   Texas State left a bullet in the chamber, hoping it could extend its season by at least one more day.    The Bobcats, whose backs were against the wall for the first time at the Sun Belt Tournament, rolled the dice... more

Names of Hays County’s war dead are inscribed at the Veterans Memorial, where ceremonies marking Memorial Day are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 
David Short - Business Editor There are 22 names on the Hays County Veterans Memorial wall of those killed in action in Vietnam.  They are also listed on the Vietnam Wall in Washington, D.C. where a project is underway to collect at least one... more

San Marcos Police Lt. Laray Taylor visited with Michelle and Pete Garza Wednesday morning at Taco Cabaña during a “Coffee with a Cop” session. One more is planned for Friday, June 3, from 9 to 11 a.m. at The Craft House, 242 N. LBJ Drive. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

 

Mother Nature did the flag-waving Friday at Juan Veramendi Plaza. Hundreds of U.S. flags are set out at the site each Memorial Day by the Heritage Association of San Marcos Riverwalk Committee.  DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 
 

The Bellamy Brothers are an American pop and country music duo that first emerged in 1976 with their single, “Let Your Love Flow,” a No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100. They later found success in country music, charting 20 No. 1 singles and more than 50 hits overall on the country charts. (photo courtesy of the Bellamy Brothers)

 

Names of Hays County’s war dead are inscribed at the Veterans Memorial, where ceremonies marking Memorial Day are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

San Marcos Police Lt. Laray Taylor visited with Michelle and Pete Garza Wednesday morning at Taco Cabaña during a “Coffee with a Cop” session. One more is planned for Friday, June 3, from 9 to 11 a.m. at The Craft House, 242 N. LBJ Drive. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

 

Mother Nature did the flag-waving Friday at Juan Veramendi Plaza. Hundreds of U.S. flags are set out at the site each Memorial Day by the Heritage Association of San Marcos Riverwalk Committee.  DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 
 

Cape’s Dam, best seen from downstream, is barely hanging on. Only the center portion represents what the structure used to look like.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOs BY ANITA MILLER

 

The water is clear and serene in the Mill Race. Some in San Marcos lament that it will dry up if Cape’s Dam is removed.

 

Turtles hang out on a stump protruding from the water along the Mill Race at Thompson’s Islands. 

 

Pleading for a little piece of paradise

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

There’s a thing about progress. It can take away paradise, one little piece at a time.

Fire department personnel comfort a young girl who has been given a “junior firefighter’s” hat. Three children were in a Ford pickup that rear-ended a small hatchback Thursday afternoon on the West Access Road just north of Wonder World Drive. Two adults were transported by EMS for treatment. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Two hurt in crash

Students had balloons and glitter, but broke nothing, school says

David Short - Business Editor

As the school year closes down and preparations continue for Saturday night’s San Marcos High School graduation, the investigation into last weekend’s break-in by students continues.

“Police were called at approximately 12:30 a.m. Monday morning,” Karen Griffith, interim superintendent, said.  

Mark Stedman, a dedicated 30-year educator and Science Department head, is pictured here, funning around with three of four scholars who chose him as their distinguished educator.  Stedman is centered with scholars (left to right) Brandon Mann, Itzel Osornia, and Joshua Scally. PHOTO COURTESY OF LINDA JALUFKA

 

SMEF honored distinguished scholars

The San Marcos Education Foundation (SMEF) honored the 2016 San Marcos High School Distinguished Scholars Thursday, May 26, in the high school’s Performing Arts Center.  The top 10 percent of the 2016 senior class have worked hard throughout their high school career to reach this level of honor.  Forty-two seniors with family, friends, and local officials attended a red carpet event to recognize this level of achievement.

Pictured are teams that participated in the Billiard Challenge, Gary Job Corps, city of San Marcos, CFAN, Mensor, Altra Industrial Motion, and “Coach Farmer,” San Marcos Corporate Challenge Coordinator. Next Corporate Challenge will be darts. PHOTO COURTESY OF GARY JOB CORPS

 

San Marcos Corporate Challenge Billiard Tournament

The San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring the San Marcos Corporate Challenge.  The challenge pits local companies in sports challenges to claim the title of Best in the City at the end of the 10 sport challenge season.  

Villanueva is new principal for De Zavala Elementary

On Monday, May 23, the San Marcos School Board approved the appointment of Elena Villanueva as the new principal of De Zavala Elementary School. She brings with her a wealth of experience as a principal, counselor, and bilingual teacher. Most recently, Villanueva has served as an assistant principal of Haltom High School, Birdville ISD, in Haltom City, Texas, near Fort Worth. 

Authorities seeking man who fled traffic stop

Today at approximately 1 p.m., a Hays County Sheriff’s Office deputy attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Burleson Street in Kyle.

The vehicle driver pulled over and fled the scene on foot.  The suspect is described as:

Hispanic male, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, short black hair, wearing a turquoise shirt and blue jeans.

He was carrying a red H-E-B bag.

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