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Terri Hendrix is playing at Summer in the Park tonight at 7:30 p.m. (Photo courtesy terrihendrix.com)

By CANDICE BRUSUELAS

Features Editor

 

By CANDICE BRUSUELAS

Features Editor

 


Guy Trimble loved deep sea fishing and, on occasion, it loved him back. Photo courtesy of Sarah Taylor

A friend, a boss, an attitude

Anita Miller/Managing Editor

I first met Guy Trimble at a crime scene that wasn’t. 

University of Texas at Austin astronomers working with NASA’s Kepler mission have helped to discover the first near-Earth-sized planet around a Sun-like star in the “habitable zone,” the range of distances where liquid water c

Anita Miller/Managing Editor

A tubing accident apparently led to the drowning death of a man along the upper San Marcos River on Wednesday.


A black Angus bull had motorists scrambling as he ambled through parts of San Marcos on Wednesday. The first sighting was on Ranch Road 12. Later, he roamed the Texas State University campus, prompting officials to issue a timely warning for students and staff to be on the lookout. SMDR photo/Gerald Castillo

Terri Hendrix is playing at Summer in the Park tonight at 7:30 p.m. (Photo courtesy terrihendrix.com)

Guy Trimble loved deep sea fishing and, on occasion, it loved him back. Photo courtesy of Sarah Taylor

A black Angus bull had motorists scrambling as he ambled through parts of San Marcos on Wednesday. The first sighting was on Ranch Road 12. Later, he roamed the Texas State University campus, prompting officials to issue a timely warning for students and staff to be on the lookout. SMDR photo/Gerald Castillo

College Athletics: Watch out for these Bobcats in 2015-2016

By ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Daily Record Sports

Every season fans look forward to seeing how the newcomers on their favorite teams perform. This upcoming fall and winter could be the breakthrough for these student-athletes at Texas State.

For Texas State football, it’s hard not to read a story and hear about the Bobcats’ defensive ball hawk in David Mims II. After all, he is the Sun Belt conference’s preseason defensive player of the year after snagging five interceptions last season.

Countdown to Kickoff: Title or bust for Georgia Southern in 2015

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

It’s safe to say Georgia Southern won’t sneak up on the rest of the Sun Belt in 2015.

This time around, the Eagles are the ones with the target on their back as the defending league champions are the odds-on favorite to reclaim the title.

College Football: Rewinding to Texas State's 28-25 loss to Georgia Southern

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

Texas State head coach Dennis Franchione faced a similar predicament on three different occasions during his team’s 28-25 loss to Georgia Southern on Saturday night.

Go for it on fourth down or attempt a field goal.

All three times, Franchione chose the former and one time the decision proved costly.

College Athletics: SWATA honors David Gish

HOUSTON – Former Texas State head athletic trainer David Gish was one of four individuals to be inducted into the Southwest Athletic Trainers Association’s Hall of Fame earlier this month at the organization’s annual meeting. Cathy Supak, Pamela Rast and Dr. Steve Simpson were also members of this year’s class.

Running and Fitness: Don’t overdo it on these hot, summer days

By MOE JOHNSON
Running with Moe

According to the weather forecasts, the temperatures will at the 100-degree mark for the first time this summer. Emphasis is placed on the heat index where the ambient temperature will be 98 degrees but it will feel like 106 degrees.  


Photo courtesy Hays County Food Bank

Keys to feed hungry

Hays County Food Bank needs your unwanted and unneeded keys to help feed the hungry in Hays County. Instead of letting those old keys get lost and lay useless in forgotten drawers, why not put them to a more charitable use?
Melissa Pursely of San Marcos discovered some unneeded keys in her own home, and she wanted to use the unneeded pieces of metal for good. She found a way through the Key for Hope Foundation.
The Key for Hope Foundation is a nonprofit organization located in Massachusetts, and they help hunger fighting organizations across the nation.


From left are band members Catherine Clarke, Gregory Essington, Zach Landreneau, Zack Kibodeaux, Daniel Dowling and Kyle Smith. (Photo courtesy Blue Water Highway Band)

Blue Water Highway

By CANDICE BRUSUELAS

Features Editor

 

Steel Magnolias singing group to perform at First Baptist Aug. 2

The Steel Magnolias are revving up, fine-tuning, and praying earnestly for an upcoming 16-day mission trip glorifying their Lord Jesus Christ as they embark on their 2015 Fall Tour to Virginia Beach, and on up the northeast coast to Niagara Falls, from Oct. 3 – 18, covering 15 states.  
The troupe of singers has a full concert schedule of 28 programs between now and their tour launch date in October, but it has not allowed them to be in San Marcos, where the singing group is headquartered.

This year’s Float Fest extended to three days

Float Fest, the world’s only tubing and live music festival, announces their expanded three-day lineup. Float Fest’s 2015 will take place on the beautiful San Marcos River at Cool River Ranch and will include two more days to enjoy the most uncommon music festival experience in the U.S. beginning Friday, August 28 running through Sunday, August 30.

Nationwide survey: The presidential candidate and celebrity most Americans want to play table tennis against

EVANSVILLE, IN – STIGA, a world leader in the sport of table tennis, recently announced the results of a new nationwide survey commissioned to determine which presidential candidate and celebrity Americans would most want to play table tennis against, in honor of National Table Tennis Day on July 17.
According to a new online survey of 2,012 U.S. adults ages 18 and older, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of STIGA, of the options provided, nearly one third (32 percent) would most want to play table tennis against former Senator Hillary Clinton.

A Word about Recycling — July 26

A variety of recycling items from around the nation and the world taken from a recent Resource Recycling eNewsletter.
In the northeast we find in the 25 years since the Springfield Materials Recycling Facility in Springfield, Mass opened, it has processed 1 million tons of material. This saved communities in western Massachusetts an estimated $62 million in landfill fees.

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