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Professional artist Amber Taylor sits at her booth at Art Squared. PHOTOS COURTESY OF ART SQUARED. 

The holiday season is here, and so is the Art Squared Arts Market Holiday Extravaganza. Artisan vendors will exhibit and sell their work on Saturday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hays County Courthouse lawn. The event also features musical... 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

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

Professional artist Amber Taylor sits at her booth at Art Squared. PHOTOS COURTESY OF ART SQUARED. 

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

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.

Taryn Davis and the uniform of her late husband Michael. Both are graduates of San Marcos High School. PHOTOS COURTESY OF AMERICAN WIDOW PROJECT

Taryn Davis helping Angel Lombardi and Becca Huff put up a memorial for their heroes at a beach in Santa Monica, California.

Enjoying a California Sunset at an AWP Retreat in San Diego.

Redefining the war widow

Rachel Willis - Staff Reporter
Taryn Davis delivered an eulogy to her husband’s funeral almost 10 years ago. She has since invested her time in redefining the label she has lived with since then, widow. 

Police: Teen walked into traffic on I-35

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
Counselors were stationed at San Marcos High School Friday, hours after a 17-year-old student apparently walked intentionally into the path of an 18-wheeler on Interstate 35 in New Braunfels.
David Ferguson of the New Braunfels Police Department said Hunter Michael Thornton parked his pickup truck in the grassy median and walked into traffic on southbound I-35 in front of the Walt-Mart Distribution Center. At about 8:15 a.m., he was fatally struck by an 18-wheeler driven by a 52-year-old man from Indiana.

Texas State University students gathered in the Quad Friday to express their feelings about a “sanctuary campus” designationfor the school. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY BRIA PATTON   

Petition gains signatures as governor says he’ll cut funds

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter
In a little more than a week, a petition calling on Texas State University President Denise Trauth and other administrators to “declare Texas State University a sanctuary for undocumented students, workers, and community members” has gained more than 1,000 signatures from students, staff and alumni.

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Professional artist Amber Taylor sits at her booth at Art Squared. PHOTOS COURTESY OF ART SQUARED. 

The holiday season is here, and so is the Art Squared Arts Market Holiday Extravaganza. Artisan vendors will exhibit and sell their work on Saturday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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