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Owners Danita Hayes and David Graffagnini will be hosting Perk Up's grand opening today, Dec. 8. The ribbon-cutting event will feature a T-shirt giveaway and complimentary mimosas. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY LAURA AEBI

Owners Danita Hayes and David Graffagnini will be hosting Perk Up's grand opening today, Dec. 8. The ribbon-cutting event will feature a T-shirt giveaway and complimentary mimosas. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY LAURA AEBI

Members of the Texas Preparatory League build a snowman near Ranch Road 12 during a rare Central Texas snowfall, circa 1973. PHOTO FROM THE DAILY RECORD ARCHIVES.

Members of the Texas Preparatory League build a snowman near Ranch Road 12 during a rare Central Texas snowfall, circa 1973. PHOTO FROM THE DAILY RECORD ARCHIVES.
 With an arctic cold front in the near forecast, and temperatures predicted to drop below freezing, the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter would like to provide tips to keep animals safe in frosty weather:  Bring them inside: Just because your pet... more

Unitarian Minister Scotty McIntyre conducts a prayer for hope during the Undocumented Students and Workers Protest. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Laura Aebi - Features Editor Tension continues to build at Texas State University after two incidents involving undocumented immigrants took place Wednesday on campus: as students and staff gathered in solidarity for undocumented students and... more

Cars in back-in parking places along North LBJ near the intersection with University Drive. The city is looking at wasy to increase parking enforcement in the downtown area. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RUSSELL WILDE

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter The city is moving forward with plans to modernize parking enforcement in an effort to free up more downtown parking. The process is expected to take at least six months. All downtown parking is expected to be limited... more

Composer David Garza, who performs as Lynx Bigtooth Maple, will be playing at the San Marcos Public Library Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SAN MARCOS PUBLIC LIBRARY.

Rachel Willis- Staff Reporter Local Songwriter David Garza, also known as Lynx Bigtooth Maple, known for his rhythmic guitar and lyrics that focus on the everyday magic of life, will be performing at the San Marcos Public Library as a part of the... more

Owners Danita Hayes and David Graffagnini will be hosting Perk Up's grand opening today, Dec. 8. The ribbon-cutting event will feature a T-shirt giveaway and complimentary mimosas. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY LAURA AEBI

Members of the Texas Preparatory League build a snowman near Ranch Road 12 during a rare Central Texas snowfall, circa 1973. PHOTO FROM THE DAILY RECORD ARCHIVES.

Unitarian Minister Scotty McIntyre conducts a prayer for hope during the Undocumented Students and Workers Protest. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Cars in back-in parking places along North LBJ near the intersection with University Drive. The city is looking at wasy to increase parking enforcement in the downtown area. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RUSSELL WILDE

Composer David Garza, who performs as Lynx Bigtooth Maple, will be playing at the San Marcos Public Library Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SAN MARCOS PUBLIC LIBRARY.

Float Fest permit hearing Dec. 20

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
Promoters of a float and music festival are scheduled to be back before the Guadalupe County Commissioners Court Dec. 20 seeking an Outdoor Music Festival Permit for Float Fest 2017.
Commissioners denied their initial attempt for the permit at a special meeting in October.
Marcus Federman of Current Events LLC d/b/a/Float Fest and Anthony Erickson, marketing manager of Eye in the Sky Collective, are hoping to secure the permit for a three-day festival in July that would be held at the Cool River Ranch, 601 Dupuy Ranch Road.

Man hospitalized with stab wounds expected to recover

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
County authorities said a 22-year-old man was rushed to a hospital for emergency surgery after he was found at a San Marcos residence with stab wounds last week.
The man, who was not identified, was found by Hays County deputies at around 11:45 p.m. on Dec. 1 after they responded to a 911 call for a physical disturbance in the 4000 block of Hamilton Hollow.
Neighbors said investigators were on the scene from around 9 a.m. to around 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 and that clothing, along with evidence markers, were scattered around the yard.

Residents react to pipeline decision

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
The federal government’s decision not to grant an easement allowing the Dakota Access pipeline to proceed through lands sacred to the Sioux was met with guarded optimism on the part of some local residents.
On Sunday, word came that the easement would not be granted by  the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The Corps also said it would explore other routes for the pipeline, which had already been re-routed once because of drinking water concerns.

Border security push yields a bumper crop of tickets

DALLAS (AP) — A new border security approach promoted by the Texas Department of Public Safety has yielded at least one result: a bumper crop of traffic tickets.
Traffic stops in Starr and Hidalgo counties on the Texas-Mexico border accounted for nearly 8 percent of all traffic tickets issued in Texas in September, an analysis by The Dallas Morning News found. The analysis comes as the Department of Public Safety is preparing to ask the Texas Legislature for an unprecedented $1.1 billion in border security funding for the next two years.

The Latest: Feds block route of Dakota Access pipeline in ND

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the Dakota Access pipeline protest (all times local):

3:45 p.m.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota.

Corps spokeswoman Moria Kelley said in a news release Sunday that the administration will not allow the four-state, $3.8 billion pipeline to be built under Lake Oahe, a Missouri River reservoir where construction had been on hold.

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Less than 24 hours after its season ended, Texas State cemented three more verbal commits to it 2017 signing class.

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San Marcos High School Teacher Dan Reinhard will be serving lunch with his culinary arts students at the Charles S. Cock House Museum from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9.

Obituaries

William ‘Bill’ Howard Casparis

William “Bill” Howard Casparis, aged 85 years old, went to His Lord and Savior on Dec. 2nd, 2016, in his hometown of Johnson City, Texas.

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