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Trail riders and their horses parade down the streets of San Marcos during their annual visit to the city on their way to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. GRA Trails will be in downtown San Marcos on Monday between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. (photo by city of San Marcos)

LORI STEINDORFFeatures Editor The cadence of horse hooves clopping down the streets of San Marcos will be easy to detect on Monday as the Greater Randolph Area Trail Riders, waving flags, mosey into town for their annual stop en route to the San... more

A pair of painters apply stain to an overhead surface at Aqua Brew, the brewery and beer garden going up on South LBJ. Owner Carlos Rosso says the building could be finished by March 1, but added, “it has nothing to do with dates, it has to do with when we’re ready.” DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Last year’s car show participants queue up to find their place at the annual Hot Rods and Hatters Festival in downtown Lockhart. The event is a popular draw for motor enthusiasts from everywhere. At least 600 car show participants along with thousands of spectators are expected to attend this Saturday’s show taking place in downtown Lockhart. (photos by Joel Gammage)

LORI STEINDORFFeatures Editor Tease your pompadours and don your polka dot dresses and jeans, leather jackets and white T-shirts before climbing behind the wheels of your souped-up Chevys to cruise on over to Lockhart for Saturday’s Fifth Annual Hot... more

Texas State head coach Everett Withers announces his 2016 signing class including 19 high school players and four junior college prospects. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY GERALD CASTILLO

 
Joe Vozzelli - Sports Editor Everett Withers isn’t sure what to make of his team. With only 28 days between his first day as Texas State’s head football coach and Wednesday’s National Signing Day, Withers and his staff, who have been on the... more

San Marcos traffic can be stressful, particularly nearing that 5 p.m. gridlock that seems to occur with increasing frequency. Resident John Hager pulled out his fiddle on Tuesday at Interstate 35 and Hwy. 123, and his tunes took the edge off the commute for many. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Trail riders and their horses parade down the streets of San Marcos during their annual visit to the city on their way to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. GRA Trails will be in downtown San Marcos on Monday between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. (photo by city of San Marcos)

A pair of painters apply stain to an overhead surface at Aqua Brew, the brewery and beer garden going up on South LBJ. Owner Carlos Rosso says the building could be finished by March 1, but added, “it has nothing to do with dates, it has to do with when we’re ready.” DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Last year’s car show participants queue up to find their place at the annual Hot Rods and Hatters Festival in downtown Lockhart. The event is a popular draw for motor enthusiasts from everywhere. At least 600 car show participants along with thousands of spectators are expected to attend this Saturday’s show taking place in downtown Lockhart. (photos by Joel Gammage)

Texas State head coach Everett Withers announces his 2016 signing class including 19 high school players and four junior college prospects. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY GERALD CASTILLO

 

San Marcos traffic can be stressful, particularly nearing that 5 p.m. gridlock that seems to occur with increasing frequency. Resident John Hager pulled out his fiddle on Tuesday at Interstate 35 and Hwy. 123, and his tunes took the edge off the commute for many. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Bowie Elementary holds Geo Bee

Bowie Elementary held its Geography Bee on Thursday, Jan. 21.  The bee was open to qualifying fourth and fifth graders.  Nearly 50 students participated in the first round of the competition, answering oral questions about geography.  The number of contestants slowly narrowed down to the top two. 

Traffic along the West Access Road of Interstate 35 was just as busy as always on Monday, but less distracted, as the city’s ordinance against using handheld devices while driving became effective. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

City rule: Hang up and drive

David Short - Business Editor

The time to break the bad habit of talking and driving is now.

Students from Texas State and the Phoenix Academy pitched in recently on riverbank restoration. Among them were Nadine Balmaceda, (foreground), a Texas State student and intern with Habitat Conservation Corps. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DAVID SHORT

 

Riverside restoration

Paxton being denied use of donor funds

A state ethics board has declined to support Texas’ attorney general using political donors to pay his mounting legal bills on criminal charges of defrauding investors.

Monday’s decision means Republican Ken Paxton could still use supporters’ money to cover his criminal defense, but he would do so without the board’s key seal of approval.

Picured with trustees and students are Director Dawn Sheridan-Reinhuber, Joslyn Goodloe, Brandon Kobayashi, Noah Reinhuber, Emma Reinhuber, Callie Iliff and Geoffrey Burton. PHOTO COURTESY OF IRIS CAMPBELL/SAN MARCOS CISD

 

All-District Choir members recognized

San Marcos CISD trustees recently recognized six members of the San Marcos High School choir. 

The weekend of Jan. 9, in San Antonio at Reagan High School, San Marcos High School’s Choir department again made history. 

Pictured left to right, Ladevine Belcher (grad), Jimenez, Christina Becerra (grad), Center Director Lonnie Hall,  Brady, Flores and Murtadha Al Hamadini (grad).

 

Gary Job Corps graduation

The Gary Job Corps Center held the first Graduation for 2016. Guest speaker was Chief Deputy Manuel Jimenez, Travis County Constable Precinct 4. Chief Jimenez graduated from Gary Job Corps in 1990, joined the U.S.

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