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Barricades at Thompson’s Islands discourage parking. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

Christopher Salinas/News Reporter

Restricting access to parks can be a tough a job, and enforcing the restriction can be even tougher when the park is surrounded by water. 


Born in Boulder, Colorado, musician Eric Sommer has developed a following in Texas. He has two upcoming shows in San Marcos. The first performance is this Friday at 9 p.m. at Wake The Dead. (Eric Sommer)

LORI STEINDORF

Features Editor


Joseph Kopser, CEO and co-founder of RideScout, spoke about the important role entrepreneurs play in the economy. SMDR photos/David Short

David Short/Business Editor

“People will be what they can see,” said Joseph Kopser as he gave the keynote address at the Governor’s Small Business Forum before a sellout crowd yesterday.


Pictured are Center Director Lonnie Hall; Clinical Medical Assistant graduate Asia Adams; Texas House Representative John Cyrier; guest speaker Kay Wilson; and LaShanda Thompsom, 1999 Gary graduate who is currently employed with Garyc areer transition specialist.  For further information contact Randolph Goodman, Business Community Liaison, (512) 396-6885, or goodman.randolph@jobcorps.org

Gary Job Corps joined 126 other centers across the country to celebrate the 5th Annual “National Job Corps Commencement Day” ceremony Aug. 21 to congratulate the Job Corps students who showed Job Corps Works!


MISAWA, Japan (Aug. 25, 2015) Senior Chief Mineman Jack Garza, from New Braunfels, Texas, Navy Munitions Command East Asia Division (NMC EAD) Unit Misawa’s senior enlisted leader, speaks to members of the U.S. Air Force about the mine assembly process at NMC EAD during a mine-building training period used to increase operational readiness. Photo courtesy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Samuel Weldin

A pair of men high atop most of San Marcos’ skyline worked on the exterior of the Vistas Apartments on Wednesday. The complex is one of many designed for Texas State University students. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

Barricades at Thompson’s Islands discourage parking. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

Born in Boulder, Colorado, musician Eric Sommer has developed a following in Texas. He has two upcoming shows in San Marcos. The first performance is this Friday at 9 p.m. at Wake The Dead. (Eric Sommer)

Joseph Kopser, CEO and co-founder of RideScout, spoke about the important role entrepreneurs play in the economy. SMDR photos/David Short

Pictured are Center Director Lonnie Hall; Clinical Medical Assistant graduate Asia Adams; Texas House Representative John Cyrier; guest speaker Kay Wilson; and LaShanda Thompsom, 1999 Gary graduate who is currently employed with Garyc areer transition specialist.  For further information contact Randolph Goodman, Business Community Liaison, (512) 396-6885, or goodman.randolph@jobcorps.org

MISAWA, Japan (Aug. 25, 2015) Senior Chief Mineman Jack Garza, from New Braunfels, Texas, Navy Munitions Command East Asia Division (NMC EAD) Unit Misawa’s senior enlisted leader, speaks to members of the U.S. Air Force about the mine assembly process at NMC EAD during a mine-building training period used to increase operational readiness. Photo courtesy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Samuel Weldin

A pair of men high atop most of San Marcos’ skyline worked on the exterior of the Vistas Apartments on Wednesday. The complex is one of many designed for Texas State University students. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

Reginald William Skaggs

 

Reginald William Skaggs, 79, of Dale, Texas passed away on Aug. 21, 2015. Visitation will be at 9 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 27, at McCurdy Funeral Home with services following at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at 2:30 p.m. at Fort Sam Houston Cemetery in San Antonio.

College Football: With preseason camp in the books, Bobcats receive much-needed rest

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

Texas State has reached that inevitable point of preseason workouts when the August “aches and pains” start to become an issue.

After all, the Bobcats have been at it for a little more than two weeks now, and with their season opener in the form of a trip to Florida State 11 days off, head coach Dennis Franchione knows what it’s going to take to have his team game ready — rest.

College Athletics: 'The sky's the limit' at Texas State

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

A lot has changed for Texas State’s athletic department in 11 years.

A packed house during the Bobcats’ annual kickoff luncheon at the Embassy Suites on Monday afternoon was just another example of the growth seen under athletic director Larry Teis’ watch.

“It’s totally different from when you go to Luby’s when I first started here (in 2004) and we’d have 75 people then we moved to the little (San Marcos) Civic Center and we’d have 150 people,” Teis said of the kickoff luncheon’s popularity. “Now, to this, it’s amazing.

High School Volleyball: Lady Rattlers begin what they hope will be playoff push tonight

By ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Daily Record Sports

Last season just as the Lady Rattlers were hitting their stride, the season ended.

San Marcos was young last season. The Lady Rattlers didn’t use that as an excuse for themselves, but nonetheless, they were a varsity team primarily composed of juniors and sophomores. It was a learning process that took course over the regular season and ended all too soon according to the team.

Once the offseason began, San Marcos knew it had to go back to work and prepare for this season— Michelle Moreno’s team had unfinished business.


Instructors and artistic directors with the SMART Orchestra are hosting auditions Aug. 29 from 9 a.m.to 1 p.m. in the San Marcos High School Orchestra Hall. (SMART Orchestra)

SMART Orchestra

LORI STEINDORF

Features Editor

Last minute filing in city council race

David Short/Business Editor

City council place 5 will now have three candidates running this November after Stephen Michael Herrera filed for the seat yesterday, just before the deadline to be on the ballot.

Millrace will stay put for time being

Christopher Salinas/News Reporter

After months of pondering whether the millrace at Cape’s Camp should be filled in or if a separate channel should be created beneath it, the Parks and Recreation Board did it again, postponing action until Cape’s Dam is removed.

Kyle police reconstruct fatal motorcycle crash

Anita Miller/Managing Editor

Authorities are still trying to determine exactly what happened Aug. 14 morning along the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 in Kyle. 

Planning & Zoning asked to facilitate 'employment centers'

Christopher Salinas/News Reporter

As the city of San Marcos continues to plan for the future of the community through their Comprehensive Plan, the fall 2015 preferred scenario amendment process is in full action, with two applications proposing area of stability be changed to employment centers to increase commercial zoning in the city.

Martin Carrillo

 

Martin Carrillo, 48, of Maxwell, passed away Aug. 24, 2015.

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