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Shown here supported by the "Oklahoma" chorus, Molly Massey, at age 9, is already a renowned vocalist. PHOTO COURTESY OF SAM TWEEDY

The 14th Annual United We Sing concert will take place Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. at Evans Auditorium on the Texas State campus.  A variety of local area talent of all ages will be on display at this patriotic tribute presented by the Heart Of Texas... more

The Steel Magnolias, exciting, exuberant and sometimes unexpected, are shown raisin' the roof at a recent performance. They will perform during Sept. 11's United We Sing concert at Evans Auditorium on the Texas State University campus. PHOTO COURTESY OF DEBBIE DANIEL

The 14th Annual "United We Sing" concert, set for Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m., will feature the very popular, high-energy Steel Magnolias.   The ladies from the San Marcos area are celebrating their 10th year in ministry.  They've performed... more
Sisters Kourtney and Ginger Ray wait to distribute rented tubes to customers at the Lions Club Tube Rental in City Park. The tube rental is open daily through Labor Day, Sept. 5. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY

Sisters Kourtney and Ginger Ray wait to distribute rented tubes to customers at the Lions Club Tube Rental in City Park. The tube rental is open daily through Labor Day, Sept. 5. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY

Laura Aebi - Staff Reporter A study measuring river traffic is finishing up another summer of data. River Watcher, a study started by an employee at Texas State University, has been counting and recording “water vehicles”  since 2014. While the... more
Brand new Bobcat and San Marcos High School graduate Priscilla Manysung makes hand signs for our camera on her first day at college. She plans to pursue a nursing degree. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY GERALD CASTILLO
Though far from finished, work is progressing on the widening of Aquarena Springs Drive near Bobcat Stadium. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER
It was a spirited scene at Bobcat Stadium Friday, as “Maroon Out” welcomed the freshman class and introduced them to the football team and coaches and coache from other sports. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY GERALD CASTILLO

Shown here supported by the "Oklahoma" chorus, Molly Massey, at age 9, is already a renowned vocalist. PHOTO COURTESY OF SAM TWEEDY

The Steel Magnolias, exciting, exuberant and sometimes unexpected, are shown raisin' the roof at a recent performance. They will perform during Sept. 11's United We Sing concert at Evans Auditorium on the Texas State University campus. PHOTO COURTESY OF DEBBIE DANIEL

Sisters Kourtney and Ginger Ray wait to distribute rented tubes to customers at the Lions Club Tube Rental in City Park. The tube rental is open daily through Labor Day, Sept. 5. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY

Sisters Kourtney and Ginger Ray wait to distribute rented tubes to customers at the Lions Club Tube Rental in City Park. The tube rental is open daily through Labor Day, Sept. 5. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY

 Favor, the operator of the popular on-demand delivery app, is welcoming Texas State college students back to school with free Chick-fil-A deliveries and free sandwiches.

On Tuesday, Aug. 30, starting at  11 a.m., Favor will be offering Texas State students a free chicken sandwich with free delivery.

Additionally, Favor is celebrating back to school with a two week-long Chick-fil-A free delivery promotion that began on Aug. 29 and will run throught through Saturday, Sept. 10. (The normal $5 delivery fee will be waived on all Chick-fil-A deliveries).

Deliveries average 35 minutes.

“Students have always been a key demographic for us, and we’ve continued to see a tremendous demand for Favor from college students,” Jag Bath, CEO and president of Favor, said. “Favor is dedicated to bringing the best possible experience to our customers, and we’re excited to be delivering to even more campuses this back to school season.”

Requests are placed through the user-friendly app, with a $5 flat delivery fee. The startup averages 50,000 deliveries per week -- with customers that order more than five times per month contributing to over 40 percent of order volume.

Favor in San Marcos operates from 10 a.m. thorugh midnight Sunday - Wednesday; and 10 a.m. - 2 a.m. CT Thursday – Saturday.

Here is the San Marcos delivery zone: https://favordelivery.com/map/san-marcos/

Here’s how to initiate the delivery:

Open the Favor app and tap on the Free Chick-fil-A banner to order (until supplies last)

Enter the promo code CHICK when you pay

Users can add more items to their order, but will need to pay for the additional items

Favor Back to School Media kit: https://app.box.com/s/07utyuxebj5tnb02qhmuxo1g7461vezt

For more information, please visit www.favordelivery.com.

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Members of the Tim Fenu Farmers Insurance Agency brought 27 large boxes full of school supplies to the San Marcos CISD Central Office. Delivering the supplies were (left to right) Tim Fenu, Cody Cass, and Sarah Sherman-- shown with Superintendent Michael Cardona. PHOTO COURTESY OF SAN MARCOS CISD

Farmers Insurance donates school supplies

As part of Farmers Insurance Thank America’s Teachers School Supplies Drive, aimed at collecting school supplies through its local Farmers agents and employees, employees collected a variety of school supplies in support of local schools, students and teachers. 

Thanks to the donations of many Farmers employees in the greater Austin area, more than 700 pounds of supplies were collected for the San Marcos CISD.

MOOYAH burgers will open local location aH

Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter

A new restaurant chain has decided to make San Marcos its newest home. 

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes is looking to open in town in about a year, and plans to find a location in about 90 days. 

“San Marcos just jumped off the map at them,” said COO Michael Mabry of the multi-unit franchisee in Texas. MOOYAH has about 30 locations in Texas, with two near San Antonio and two near Austin. They just opened their 100th location nationwide. 

Sisters Kourtney and Ginger Ray wait to distribute rented tubes to customers at the Lions Club Tube Rental in City Park. The tube rental is open daily through Labor Day, Sept. 5. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY

Sisters Kourtney and Ginger Ray wait to distribute rented tubes to customers at the Lions Club Tube Rental in City Park. The tube rental is open daily through Labor Day, Sept. 5. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY

Watchers keep an eye on river’s health

Laura Aebi - Staff Reporter

A study measuring river traffic is finishing up another summer of data. River Watcher, a study started by an employee at Texas State University, has been counting and recording “water vehicles”  since 2014.

One week remains for public comment on disaster funding

Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter

The disaster relief process is underway for the approval of the city’s CDBG-DR Action Plan, which will allocate about $25 million in funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 

Residents are now invited to comment on the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery Action Plan online. Copies are available in both English and Spanish. The budget currently allocates the largest portion (50 percent) of the funding to infrastructure at $12.54 million. 

TWDB awards Hays County $500,000 grant

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

Hays County is among the beneficiaries of $3.5 million in flood protection grants announced on Thursday by the Texas Water Development Board.

Other local entities getting a share of the money are the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority (GBRA) in both Hays and Caldwell counties.

Johnnie Jam hits Cheatham Street stage Saturday

Anita Miller  - Managing Editor

You can rain out a well-planned benefit, but you can’t keep a good jam down. The eighth annual Johnnie Jam, postponed due to weather Aug. 13, will be held Saturday at Cheatham Street Warehouse.

Johnnie T. Rosales’ life was taken away by a drunk driver June 1, 2008 as the 26-year-old San Marcos resident was walking just blocks from his home.

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The Steel Magnolias, exciting, exuberant and sometimes unexpected, are shown raisin' the roof at a recent performance. They will perform during Sept. 11's United We Sing concert at Evans Auditorium on the Texas State University campus. PHOTO COURTESY OF DEBBIE DANIEL

The 14th Annual "United We Sing" concert, set for Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m., will feature the very popular, high-energy Steel Magnolias.  

Obituaries

Estella Acosta 

Guardiola

 

Born on June 2, 1924, Estella Acosta Guardiola, beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother, was called home  by our Lord on Sunday, Aug.28, 2016 at the age of 92. 

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