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Thick black smoke could be seen for miles early Sunday evening as a work trailer in an industrial area caught fire. Two trucks from the San Marcos Fire Department responded to the location between several businesses on Clovis Barker Road. There were no injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation. SMDR photos/David Short

U.S. Army SSG. Jeremy Breece is welcomed on Saturday in a red, white and blue display. SMDR photos/Gary Zupancic

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A vehicle believed to be a Toyota burst into flames after hitting a tree near Wimberley early Monday morning. Photo courtesy Evan Walsh

Dalton Sweat/Wimberley View Editor

Authorities are looking for help from the public to identify the victim of a fatal accident that occurred Monday morning on the outskirts of Wimberley.

Christopher Salinas

News Reporter


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

 


Thick black smoke could be seen for miles early Sunday evening as a work trailer in an industrial area caught fire. Two trucks from the San Marcos Fire Department responded to the location between several businesses on Clovis Barker Road. There were no injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation. SMDR photos/David Short

U.S. Army SSG. Jeremy Breece is welcomed on Saturday in a red, white and blue display. SMDR photos/Gary Zupancic

A vehicle believed to be a Toyota burst into flames after hitting a tree near Wimberley early Monday morning. Photo courtesy Evan Walsh

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

Thomaides seeks re-election to Place 3

By Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter

Incumbent John Thomaides is the only candidate for City Council Place 3 so far. 

Thomaides filed to run for reelection on Monday, July 21. He served on the council from 2003 to 2010 in Place 6, and then stepped down to run for mayor. In 2011, he was elected to Place 3. 

Feeling like some tangy Asian cuisine? Look no further.

Candice's Kitchen: Honey pineapple stir-fry

By CANDICE BRUSUELAS

Features Editor

 

This recipe is nothing new, but is a classic favorite. My mom made this often while I was growing up and I have grown to love it more and more along with my liking for vegetables. And, it can be customized with whatever vegetables you prefer.
 

San Marcos agent among top agents

SAN ANTONIO – A Hermann Sons fraternal insurance agent from San Marcos has been recognized as a top producer for the second quarter of 2014.

Washington County men arrested for livestock theft

Burton — Three Washington County men were arrested and charged with third degree felony theft of livestock after stealing three calves from a rancher in Burton. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Doug Hutchison led the investigation.

Garcia graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman Brittany E. Garcia graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and owner Mark Davis (far right) talk things over before last season’s game against the New York Jets.

NFL: Raiders to move to San Antonio in 2015?

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

Could Texas really be adding a third National Football League franchise?

According to a report by the San Antonio Express-News on Tuesday, Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis and two other team executives met with San Antonio officials earlier this month to talk about the possibility of moving the NFL team from the Bay Area to San Antonio.

College Athletics: Texas State to host kickoff luncheon in August

From Staff Reports

Texas State is set to host its annual Bobcat Kickoff Luncheon for the athletic department on Monday, August 25.

Doors open at 11:15 a.m. and the event begins at noon at the Embassy Suites in San Marcos. Coaches Dennis Franchione, Karen Chisum and Kat Conner will speak at the luncheon on behalf of the football, volleyball and soccer teams respectively.  The coaches will be joined by various student athletes from the corresponding sports.

TXST professor inducted into Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity

San Marcan David Falleur has been nominated and inducted into the Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity (AMTF), a national fraternity whose purpose is the advancement of professionals in the medical laboratory sciences. Individuals are selected based upon their local, regional and national contributions to the medical laboratory science field.  To be nominated is an honor in itself and to be selected is acknowledgement of Falleur’s influence and commitment to excellence in the practice of laboratory medicine.

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