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  Volunteers with the San Marcos Tourist Information Center will serve lunch this Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Charles S. Cock House Museum. Their menu includes beef or cheese enchiladas, rice, beans, desserts and tea for $8. For more... more

The Bellamy Brothers are an American pop and country music duo that first emerged in 1976 with their single, “Let Your Love Flow,” a No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100. They later found success in country music, charting 20 No. 1 singles and more than 50 hits overall on the country charts. (photo courtesy of the Bellamy Brothers)

 
 Plans are underway for Central Texas Medical Center’s (CTMC) 24th annual Stars of Texas Gala.  Hays County’s premiere black-tie event will take place on Sunday, Oct. 23 at Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa and Conference Center.  In addition to gourmet... more
By JOE VOZZELLI Sports Editor   Texas State left a bullet in the chamber, hoping it could extend its season by at least one more day.    The Bobcats, whose backs were against the wall for the first time at the Sun Belt Tournament, rolled the dice... more

Names of Hays County’s war dead are inscribed at the Veterans Memorial, where ceremonies marking Memorial Day are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 
David Short - Business Editor There are 22 names on the Hays County Veterans Memorial wall of those killed in action in Vietnam.  They are also listed on the Vietnam Wall in Washington, D.C. where a project is underway to collect at least one... more

San Marcos Police Lt. Laray Taylor visited with Michelle and Pete Garza Wednesday morning at Taco Cabaña during a “Coffee with a Cop” session. One more is planned for Friday, June 3, from 9 to 11 a.m. at The Craft House, 242 N. LBJ Drive. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

 

Mother Nature did the flag-waving Friday at Juan Veramendi Plaza. Hundreds of U.S. flags are set out at the site each Memorial Day by the Heritage Association of San Marcos Riverwalk Committee.  DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 
 

The Bellamy Brothers are an American pop and country music duo that first emerged in 1976 with their single, “Let Your Love Flow,” a No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100. They later found success in country music, charting 20 No. 1 singles and more than 50 hits overall on the country charts. (photo courtesy of the Bellamy Brothers)

 

Names of Hays County’s war dead are inscribed at the Veterans Memorial, where ceremonies marking Memorial Day are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

San Marcos Police Lt. Laray Taylor visited with Michelle and Pete Garza Wednesday morning at Taco Cabaña during a “Coffee with a Cop” session. One more is planned for Friday, June 3, from 9 to 11 a.m. at The Craft House, 242 N. LBJ Drive. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

 

Mother Nature did the flag-waving Friday at Juan Veramendi Plaza. Hundreds of U.S. flags are set out at the site each Memorial Day by the Heritage Association of San Marcos Riverwalk Committee.  DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 
 

Fully-restored Boat 1953 is now part of the glass bottomed boat fleet allowing visitors to experience Spring Lake. PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE MEADOWS CENTER

Beginning to take shape in the Cougar Marine USA shop.

The boat ready to go back to the lake.

Boat ‘53 back on Spring Lake

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University welcomed back Boat 1953, the first of five newly renovated glass-bottom boats, to Spring Lake on May 20.
In 2014, craftsman Nick Chappell of Wimberley began the process of redesigning and replacing the wooden-framed hulls with a fiberglass composite hull. Then, Cougar Marine USA was subcontracted to build a mold that would frame the new composite hull.

Texas one of 11 states suing feds

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
The lawsuit announced Wednesday accuses the Obama administration of “running roughshod over commonsense policies” that protect children. It also includes Oklahoma, Alabama, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, Arizona, Louisiana, Utah and Georgia.

Memorial Day service set Monday

The public is invited to pay tribute to those from Hays County who lost their lives in combat at a special Memorial Day ceremony at the Hays County Veterans Memorial, located on the corner of Hopkins Street and Riverside Drive, at 10 a.m. Monday, May 30.
Veterans from the different war eras will participate in the ceremonial reading of the names of the war dead, dating back to World War I. San Marcos Mayor Daniel Guerrero will preside over the Memorial Day ceremony. 

Browning appointed new fire marshal

Hays County has a new fire marshal.
Clint Browning was appointed to the position on Tuesday by the Hays County Commissioners Court. He formerly served as an assistant to former Fire Marshal Mark Chambers, who retired last month.
Browning has been with Hays County a little more than four years, Emergency Management Coordinator Kharley Smith told commissioners and County Judge Bert Cobb.
“He helped build up the office and institute new programs,” Smith said. “He is excited about moving forward with community outreach and juvenile programs — getting into the schools.”

Thermon announces fiscal 2016 revenue of $282 million

SAN MARCOS, TX --Thermon Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: THR) (“Thermon” or the “Company”) today announced consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter (“Q4 2016”) and fiscal year ended March 31, 2016 (“fiscal 2016”).
Financial summary for the quarter:
Revenue of $72.3 million, a decrease of 3percent compared to Q4 2015
Q4 2016 orders were $72.6 million, a 39percent increase over Q4 2015
Backlog of $81.2 million compared to $75.7 million at the end of Q4 2015
Gross margin percentage of 44percent compared to 46percent in Q4 2015

Mayor Daniel Guerrero proclaimed May 24 as Flood Victims and Heroes Awareness Day in San Marcos on Tuesday morning at a flag raising ceremony at City Hall. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

 

Thomas Moynahan (right) of BR3T (Blanco River Regional Recovery Team) reaches across a framed SMTX Stronger Together flag he was presented Tuesday morning at City Hall to shake hands with Council member John Thomaides. Looking on are council members Scott Gregson and Lisa Prewitt. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Flag raising commemorates historic 2015 Memorial Day Weekend flood

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

More than 100 people gathered under gray skies as a tattered Old Glory was raised at San Marcos City Hall on Tuesday. Like many frayed things, the flag held a special significance.

Marylyn Decker Mitchell, the sister of Second Lieutenant John A. Decker, received his Silver Star and Purple Heart during Commissioners Court on Tuesday. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Marine’s medals given to sister

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

“He was a wonderful brother. I don’t ever want him forgotten.”

Those words from Marylyn Decker Mitchell ushered in a round of applause Tuesday in Hays County Commissioners Court as they unanimously approved a proclamation making May 24, 2016 Second Lieutenant John A. Decker Day in Hays County. 

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