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H-E-B's developable area is in green, with the blue area remaining as open space.
Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter | The planning and zoning commission approved a zoning change for a possible third H-E-B in town at their meeting on Tuesday night. The proposed store would sit at the northwest corner of Wonder World Drive and Hunter... more

Anabel Sanchez will dance with Cuicani In Xochitl from Dallas, in a special performance at Cuauhtemoc Hall Sunday, Sept. 18. PHOTO COURTESY OF INDIGENOUS CULTURES INSTITUTE

Indigenous Cultures Institute (ICI) was invited to join the Mermaid Society and present its pre-powwow show as the grand finale of the first Mermaid Week SMTX 2016 festival, scheduled from Sept. 10 through 18.  The indigenous Condor Danza event is... more

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Born and raised in Texas, faith-based author Sandra Lott hopes to make others aware of God’s unconditional love for them.

 

LORI STEINDORF Features Editor After suffering through years of heartache and emotional turbulence, inspirational Hutto-based book author Sandra Lott, who writes nonfiction and fiction books, has learned to let her faith guide her. Losing her son in... more
Audience participant Aidan Rodriguez watches the sodium acetate react after he poured it into the flask of supersaturated solution.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Audience participant Aidan Rodriguez watches the sodium acetate react after he poured it into the flask of supersaturated solution.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 

GALLERY: Crazy Chemistry amazed children at the San Marcos Public Library. Daily Record Photos by Denise Cathey. 

The property located at Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road is currently home to brush. H-E-B hopes to go in across from CVS and the Elysian at Purgatory Creek apartments. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY TARA POHLMEYER.

Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter A new H-E-B could be going in at the intersection of Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road and will be on the agenda for tonight’s planning and zoning meeting.  A public hearing will be part of the request for the zoning... more

The West Access Road was closed just south of Hwy. 80 for more than two hours Monday morning after an 18-wheeler lost its load of sand. The truck driver wasn’t injured, police said. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

H-E-B's developable area is in green, with the blue area remaining as open space.

Anabel Sanchez will dance with Cuicani In Xochitl from Dallas, in a special performance at Cuauhtemoc Hall Sunday, Sept. 18. PHOTO COURTESY OF INDIGENOUS CULTURES INSTITUTE

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Born and raised in Texas, faith-based author Sandra Lott hopes to make others aware of God’s unconditional love for them.

 

Audience participant Aidan Rodriguez watches the sodium acetate react after he poured it into the flask of supersaturated solution.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Audience participant Aidan Rodriguez watches the sodium acetate react after he poured it into the flask of supersaturated solution.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 

The property located at Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road is currently home to brush. H-E-B hopes to go in across from CVS and the Elysian at Purgatory Creek apartments. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY TARA POHLMEYER.

The West Access Road was closed just south of Hwy. 80 for more than two hours Monday morning after an 18-wheeler lost its load of sand. The truck driver wasn’t injured, police said. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

Council workshop Monday about disaster recovery funds

The city of San Marcos will hold a special city council workshop Monday, July 25 at 5:30 p.m in the San Marcos City Council Chambers to receive a presentation from city staff and the city’s disaster recovery contractor, AECOM, regarding the city’s CDBG-DR Disaster Recovery Grant.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the city $25 million in CDBG-DR funding. 

In order to get the money, HUD requires the city to complete a needs assessment and action plan for the grant funds. 

Court finds Texas voter ID law ‘discriminatory.’ What now?

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An appeals court has dealt the strongest blow yet to Texas’ strict voter ID law, ruling that it violates federal protections against discrimination at the ballot box and must be reshaped before November so as not to unfairly harm poor and minority Texas residents.

The U.S. 5th Circuit Court in New Orleans found Wednesday that the law violates provisions of the Voting Rights Act. It ordered a lower court to determine ways Texas can fix the law prior to the presidential election this fall.

Gary Job Corps helped to welcome a new Army commanding officer recently. Pictured are US Army Recruiting Stephen Badley, CSM, Army Recruiting Brigade, Juan Dozier, CSM, 5th Battalion, Col. Cedrick Farrior, Commanding Army Brigade (retiring), LTC Kevin Bouren, 5th Battalion Commanding Officer, Col. Terance Huston, (incoming) Commanding Army Brigade, SACAC Chairman Joseph Bray, SACAC member Olin Findley Brewster, from Gary Job Corps Susanne Ritter, military liaison, and Randolph Goodman, business community liaison. PHOTO COURTESY OF GARY JOB CORPS 

 

Lonnie Hall, Gary Job Corps Center director, and Elva Zdeb, president of the Community Relations Council, recognized a few of the many employer partners; Saguaro Workforce, Travis Elementary, US Army, Lockhart and Wilkinson correctional facilities, EPIC Piping, and San Marcos Embassy Suites and Conference Center. “Your assistance in working with our youth cannot be over emphasized as they enter the world of work,” Hall said. PHOTO COURTESY OF GARY JOB CORPS 

 

Texas prepaid tuition program deadline nearing

(AUSTIN) — The deadline is July 31 for Texas families to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and prepay for all or some future tuition and school-wide required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. Newborns are children younger than one year at the time of enrollment.

Under the Texas Tuition Promise Fund, the state’s prepaid college tuition program, participants can purchase tuition units and lock in costs based on today’s prices.

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