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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

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... more
By JOE VOZZELLI Sports Editor   Lucas Humpal outlasted Troy ace Grant Bennett.   But, it was the offense that delivered the 11-6 victory for Texas State's senior pitcher.   With the Bobcats trailing during the late stages of their first round Sun... more

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

 
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. The flag was the same one that flew... more
By JOE VOZZELLISports Editor There is little doubt that Lucas Humpal and Grant Bennett are two of the premier pitchers in the Sun Belt.   Yet, both aces are all too often overshadowed by two other names, those being Gunner Leger and Kevin Hill.  ... more
By JOE VOZZELLISports Editor Lucas Humpal didn’t want the bitter taste of last season to linger.   He couldn’t leave Texas State on a bad note.   Sure, the Corpus Christi native had the chance to fulfill a dream and sign with the Cleveland Indians... more
By JOE VOZZELLISports Editor Pasquale Mazzoccoli is slinging fuzz.    In a pitcher’s world, where there are a myriad of nicknames for a fastball (gas, cheddar and heat among others), Texas State has managed to devise an entirely new one.    The... more

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

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

 

A security camera captures the robbery. Authorities say it shows suspect Eric Hayes. PHOTO COURTESY BUDA POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

Suspect in Buda heist behind bars in Austin

A man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a gas station in Buda has been arrested in Austin.   

 On May 16 at approximately 10:40 p.m., the Buda Police Department responded to an armed robbery call at the Murphy USA Gas Station at 1615 Main Street. The suspect, armed with a knife, demanded money from the cash register. 

Pictured are teams that participated in the Horseshoe Challenge, Gary Job Corps, city of San Marcos, CFAN, UTC Aerospace, Mensor, Altra Industrial Motion, Philips, CenturyLink, and “Coach Farmer,” San Marcos Corporate Challenge coordinator. PHOTO COURTESY GARY JOB CORPS

 

San Marcos Corporate Challenge horseshoe tournament

The San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring the San Marcos Corporate Challenge.  The Challenge pits local companies in sports challenges to claim the title of Best in the City at the end of the 10 sport challenge season.  The fifth challenge was Horseshoes which was held at River Ridge Park.  The results for the tournament were for Division I, 1. CFAN, 2. City of San Marcos, 3. CFAN, 4. CFAN, 5. Gary Job Corps, 6. Gary Job Corps, Division II, 1. AIM, 2.

Local teachers named H-E-B semi-finalists

De Zavala Elementary teacher Diana Garcia and Travis Elementary teacher Yvette Cantu received letters from H-E-B stating that out of 1,400 applicants for the 2016 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, they had made it to the top 150 semi-finalists. Although neither made the ultimate finalist cut of 40 Texas teachers, each received a $250 gift card and a Certificate of Recognition. 

San Marcos High School seniors Chris Velasquez and Katherine Reeves were named Mr. & Miss San Marcos High School for 2016. The royal pair were crowned at Prom on Saturday, May 14, at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in San Marcos. PHOTO COURTESY OF COREY CASEY

 

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Tie vote will force runoff

It doesn’t happen often, but a Monday recount of votes in the May 7 race between Kyle City Council member Diane Hervol and challenger Travis Mitchell resulted in a tie.

That was the word from Hays County Election Administrator Joyce Cowan, who oversaw the recount.

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Food

If you’re trying to cut back on carbohydrates in your diet, kale chips are a delicious substitute for potato chips. (Photo by Jo Hackett/Hays County Master Gardener)

If you aren’t growing your own kale, you can find it at your Farmers Market or in the produce section of your grocery store.
 Ingredients:  
• One bunch of fresh kale

Obituaries

Rose Marie Duvall, formerly of Dripping Springs, Texas, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away in Lockhart, Texas after a long illness, on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at th

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