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GRA Trails Queen Tori Verboom and Trail Boss Joe Coldewey guided the procession of trail riders who rode around the downtown San Marcos square on Monday. (photos by Lori Steindorf/San Marcos Daily Record)

LORI STEINDORFFeatures Editor The air in downtown San Marcos was thick with the enticing aroma of peach cobbler Monday in anticipation of the Greater Randolph Area Trail Riders’ arrival.Portions of cobbler were stewing in 10 coal-covered Dutch ovens... more

David Bryant, shown here with his daughter, Shekinah, is the father engagement specialist with Community Action Inc. of Central Texas. He will provide the Discipline vs. Punishment workshop today at the San Marcos Public Library at 6 p.m. (photo by David Bryant)

LORI STEINDORFFeatures Editor A representative with Community Action Inc. of Central Texas is partnering with the San Marcos Public Library to host a workshop geared for dads who want to enhance their disciplinarian and communication skills.David... more

The GRA Trail Queen Tori Verboom was all smiles as she rode into downtown San Marcos Monday as were trail boss Joe Coldewey (right) and assistant trail boss Ryan Butler. The group makes a stop in San Marcos each year en route to the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo. DAILY RECORD PHOTOs BY denise cathey

 

The brick stairway crosses terraces defined by rock walls that gracefully curve across the front yard of the Winfield home. (photos by Sharon Lockett/Spring Lake Garden Club)

SHARON LOCKETTDaily Record Features Winter gardens in San Marcos invite us to appreciate plant structure in place of blossoms or foliage, and a steeply sloped front yard only amplifies this effect.Spring Lake Garden Club's Yard of the Month for... more

“Summer” from the “Four Seasons” series by the Bee Friends is now on exhibit at the Price Center, 222 W. San Antonio St. (photos by Linda Kelsey-Jones)

For the first time ever in San Marcos, four venues are coordinating exhibits and receptions for those exhibits under the general title, “Sewing Our Stories: Personal, Cultural, Universal."Fibers’ exhibits that include quilts and other fiber... more

“Sal Minneo,” the Blind Salamander, dances in the 4th annual Mardi Gras parade Feb. 6 on Belvin Street.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY MADELYNNE SCALES

 

GRA Trails Queen Tori Verboom and Trail Boss Joe Coldewey guided the procession of trail riders who rode around the downtown San Marcos square on Monday. (photos by Lori Steindorf/San Marcos Daily Record)

David Bryant, shown here with his daughter, Shekinah, is the father engagement specialist with Community Action Inc. of Central Texas. He will provide the Discipline vs. Punishment workshop today at the San Marcos Public Library at 6 p.m. (photo by David Bryant)

The GRA Trail Queen Tori Verboom was all smiles as she rode into downtown San Marcos Monday as were trail boss Joe Coldewey (right) and assistant trail boss Ryan Butler. The group makes a stop in San Marcos each year en route to the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo. DAILY RECORD PHOTOs BY denise cathey

 

The brick stairway crosses terraces defined by rock walls that gracefully curve across the front yard of the Winfield home. (photos by Sharon Lockett/Spring Lake Garden Club)

“Summer” from the “Four Seasons” series by the Bee Friends is now on exhibit at the Price Center, 222 W. San Antonio St. (photos by Linda Kelsey-Jones)

“Sal Minneo,” the Blind Salamander, dances in the 4th annual Mardi Gras parade Feb. 6 on Belvin Street.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY MADELYNNE SCALES

 

Shown are, in back from left, Daniel Zapata (Prepared Speaking, 2nd place), Kylie Contreras (Medical Reading 2nd place), Claudia Calderon (Healthy Lifestyle, 1st place), Jocelyn Payan (Nursing Assisting, 5th place); and, front row, from left, the team of Edwin Ault, Emily Sivilay, and Juliette Garza (Health Education, 1st place). PHOTOS COURTESY DR. SARAH MORENO

 

HOSA advances to state competition

The San Marcos High School HOSA: Future Health Professionals club had a great showing at the Area 1 conference during the weekend of Jan. 30.  

 Pictured are, from left, Susanne Ritter, career transition readiness supervisor; Capt. Preston Smith, instructor; Lonnie Hall, center director; Major Troy Oldbury, instructor; Capt. Betty Oliva, instructor; and, seated, Isai Pena-Aguilar, graduate; and Airius Washington, graduate.  PHOTOS COURTESY OF GARY JOB CORPS

 

Gary Job Corps placing graduates

Two Gary Job Corps students who studied Corrections recently signed letters of intent with the Wilkinson County correctional facility in Woodville, Mississippi.

Chris Bandrift (left in photo above, left) and Shea Dioniso of Inertia Tours recently celebrated the business with a ribbon cutting. Located at 165 S. Guadalupe St., Inertia Tours is a family run corporation out of South Padre Island. The objective of Inertia Tours is to provide the highest quality spring break packages to a variety of destinations for college students. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY PAM GRAVIS

 

Inertia Tours

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.

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