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Professional artist Amber Taylor sits at her booth at Art Squared. PHOTOS COURTESY OF ART SQUARED. 

The holiday season is here, and so is the Art Squared Arts Market Holiday Extravaganza. Artisan vendors will exhibit and sell their work on Saturday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hays County Courthouse lawn. The event also features musical... more

Owners Danita Hayes and David Graffagnini will be hosting Perk Up's grand opening today, Dec. 8. The ribbon-cutting event will feature a T-shirt giveaway and complimentary mimosas. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY LAURA AEBI

Owners Danita Hayes and David Graffagnini will be hosting Perk Up's grand opening today, Dec. 8. The ribbon-cutting event will feature a T-shirt giveaway and complimentary mimosas. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY LAURA AEBI

Members of the Texas Preparatory League build a snowman near Ranch Road 12 during a rare Central Texas snowfall, circa 1973. PHOTO FROM THE DAILY RECORD ARCHIVES.

Members of the Texas Preparatory League build a snowman near Ranch Road 12 during a rare Central Texas snowfall, circa 1973. PHOTO FROM THE DAILY RECORD ARCHIVES.
 With an arctic cold front in the near forecast, and temperatures predicted to drop below freezing, the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter would like to provide tips to keep animals safe in frosty weather:  Bring them inside: Just because your pet... more

Unitarian Minister Scotty McIntyre conducts a prayer for hope during the Undocumented Students and Workers Protest. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Laura Aebi - Features Editor Tension continues to build at Texas State University after two incidents involving undocumented immigrants took place Wednesday on campus: as students and staff gathered in solidarity for undocumented students and... more

Cars in back-in parking places along North LBJ near the intersection with University Drive. The city is looking at wasy to increase parking enforcement in the downtown area. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RUSSELL WILDE

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter The city is moving forward with plans to modernize parking enforcement in an effort to free up more downtown parking. The process is expected to take at least six months. All downtown parking is expected to be limited... more

Professional artist Amber Taylor sits at her booth at Art Squared. PHOTOS COURTESY OF ART SQUARED. 

Owners Danita Hayes and David Graffagnini will be hosting Perk Up's grand opening today, Dec. 8. The ribbon-cutting event will feature a T-shirt giveaway and complimentary mimosas. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY LAURA AEBI

Members of the Texas Preparatory League build a snowman near Ranch Road 12 during a rare Central Texas snowfall, circa 1973. PHOTO FROM THE DAILY RECORD ARCHIVES.

Unitarian Minister Scotty McIntyre conducts a prayer for hope during the Undocumented Students and Workers Protest. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Cars in back-in parking places along North LBJ near the intersection with University Drive. The city is looking at wasy to increase parking enforcement in the downtown area. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RUSSELL WILDE

HUD funds public hearing set for Tuesday

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
Floodwaters, as we all know well, don’t respect political boundaries. So when it comes to securing part of the Community Development Block Grants issued for disaster recovery, who you appeal to depends on where you live.
Residents within the San Marcos city limits have already been through the process, making their wishes known as to how the $25 million the city was granted from the Department of Housing and Urban Development would be spent.

Women’s chorus A Cappella Unlimited poses outside of the Hays County Courthouse before the start of their performance on Shop Small Saturday Nov. 26. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Jean Baggett, Liam Sonlitner, and his mother Keely wrap purchases outside the historic Hays County Courthouse.
 

Chelsea James with her Shop Small Saturday tote.

Artist Gav Sears puts the finishing touches on his Grinch window decoration for San Marvelous.
 

A procession of musical groups from San Marcos and beyond graced the stage on night one of Sights & Sounds of Christmas. For a full schedule of performers tonight and Saturday, visit sights-n-sounds.org. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY CODY HOLLAND

Mei-Li Bussy stands as a sentinel Angel at the entrance of the town of Bethlehem area. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY CODY HOLLAND

Gus Servin, 11, and his sister Sophia, 8, stop to take a photo with some of the characters of Sights and Sounds of Christmas. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY CODY HOLLAND
 

At the heart of the Town of Bethlehem area of Sights & Sounds were Mary and the baby Jesus. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RUSSELL WILDE

The Bowie High School Show Choir, one of dozens of groups scheduled to perform, sings a holiday songs on a chilly Wednesday night. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RUSSELL WILDE

 Mayor Daniel Guerrero welcomes visitors between performances at the opening night of the festival. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RUSSELL WILDE

Big crowds for opening night of Sights & Sounds

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter
Sights & Sounds of Christmas opened Wednesday with temperatures in the 60s, but by the time the park closed for the night the thermometer registered in the upper 30s. Rain is forecasted for tonight and into the weekend.

No injuries in school bus crash

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
No one was injured in an accident involving a school bus on Wednesday, but all students on board were checked out by San Marcos/Hays County EMS.
According to Carter Hutson, director of Transportation for the San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District, Bus #22 was making a stop on Ranch Road 123 near Holland in order to drop off a student at approximately 3:45 p.m. when it was rear-ended by a Ford F150 pickup.
“On the bus were 17 students form Crockett Elementary,” Hutson said.

Mayors respond to SB2

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
It’s more than a month until the 85th Texas Legislature convenes, but already, there are cracks developing between state lawmakers and municipal governments.
An early sticking point is Senate Bill 2, the Property Tax Reform & Relief Act of 2017 pre-filed by State Senator Paul Bettencourt, chair of the Select Senate Committee on Property Tax Reform & Relief.

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Professional artist Amber Taylor sits at her booth at Art Squared. PHOTOS COURTESY OF ART SQUARED. 

The holiday season is here, and so is the Art Squared Arts Market Holiday Extravaganza. Artisan vendors will exhibit and sell their work on Saturday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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