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The Keep San Marcos Beautiful mural located on the back wall of Root Cellar Bakery, located at 142 North LBJ Drive, harmonizes with the mission of Mermaid Society SMTX. The mural was created by artist Morgan Haberle Egan and designer Jana Swec. (photo courtesy of July Moreno)

 

LORI STEINDORF Features Editor   Mermaid Society SMTX is making a SPLASH in the community as residents eagerly await Mermaid Week SMTX 2016 festivities that will get underway Sept. 10. According to Mermaid Society SMTX’s July Moreno, the acronym... more
I ate the noon meal at Good Neighbors on Tuesday with Erasmo del Bosque, a friend with a wonderful journey, and I want to share it with you:   “I started my Christian journey when I was saved on June 4, 1969, in a jail in Walla-Walla, Washington.  I... more

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The Greater San Marcos Youth Council is helping kids fill their backpacks with the supplies they need for school. GSMYC's 16th Annual School Supply Drive is underway through Aug. 12. A Back to School Reception for donors and supporters will be held on Aug. 4 with light refreshments provided.

 

The Greater San Marcos Youth Council's 16th Annual School Supply Drive is in full gear and ready to help the public school children of San Marcos.  The Back to School Reception for donors and supporters will be held on Aug. 4 with light refreshments... more

Photos by July Moreno/Mermaid Society SMTX

 

Billy Ray and Beverly Mangham of Eye of the Dog Art Center are grand marshals of the Sept. 17 SMTX Mermaid Parade. 

Tuesday, Sept. 6 – In honor of International Mermaid Day, the Mermaid Society SMTX will host its first fantasy “crown” making event.  This is planned to be an annual activity to make ready for the festivities during Mermaid Week.  Location TBD.  ... more

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Organizers of the Little Free Library project, left to right, are Delbert Howard, Barbara Pascoe, Priscilla Leder and Barbara Hannon.  Not pictured is Mike Lopez.

 

Daily Record Features   Late professor Daniel Hannon's last design project is complete, just short of the one-year anniversary of his death.  Last year, Hannon designed a Little Free Library for his neighborhood, Deerwood Estates. He took on the... more

Nelda Martinez

Nelda Martinez, 16, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Texas Pageant to be held July 30 and 31 at the Intercontinental in Dallas. Martinez, the daughter of Melissa Guerrero, is involved in cheerleading and the marching... more

 

The Keep San Marcos Beautiful mural located on the back wall of Root Cellar Bakery, located at 142 North LBJ Drive, harmonizes with the mission of Mermaid Society SMTX. The mural was created by artist Morgan Haberle Egan and designer Jana Swec. (photo courtesy of July Moreno)

 

Photo by www.creativeoutlet.com

 

The Greater San Marcos Youth Council is helping kids fill their backpacks with the supplies they need for school. GSMYC's 16th Annual School Supply Drive is underway through Aug. 12. A Back to School Reception for donors and supporters will be held on Aug. 4 with light refreshments provided.

 

Photos by July Moreno/Mermaid Society SMTX

 

Billy Ray and Beverly Mangham of Eye of the Dog Art Center are grand marshals of the Sept. 17 SMTX Mermaid Parade. 

Photos by Priscilla Leder

 

Organizers of the Little Free Library project, left to right, are Delbert Howard, Barbara Pascoe, Priscilla Leder and Barbara Hannon.  Not pictured is Mike Lopez.

 

Nelda Martinez

San Marcos’ Youth Services Bureau got a care package from an organization in Connecticut with similar goals, complete with a poster and individually-designed cards expressing hope for recovering from the Memorial Day Weekend flood. Shown with some of the gifts are (from left) YSB Director Julie Hollar, Allison Pufal, Roslyn Mercado, Melinda Baker and Thalia Costillo. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

Flames from the pipeline blast that occurred Sunday could be seen from as far away as Cuero. Glenn Rae of the Cuero Record shot this photo. The Cuero Record is a sister paper of the San Marcos Daily Record. Photo courtesy of Glenn Rae/Cuero Record

Evacuations after pipeline ruptures near Cuero

Authorities say no one was injured after a natural gas pipeline ruptured in rural South Texas, sparking a massive fire that prompted the evacuation of nearby homes.

DeWitt County Emergency Operations Center spokeswoman Peggy Fonseca says an Energy Transfer Partners pipeline ruptured near Lindenau around 8 p.m. Sunday.

Left to right, Precinct 2 Commissioner Mark Jones, Precinct 1 Commissioner Debbie Gonzales Ingalsbe, County Judge Bert Cobb, M.D., Cliff Caskey, his wife Sylvia Caskey, daughter Carla Sisk and grandson Scott Sisk, Precinct 3 Commissioner Will Conley and Precinct 4 Commissioner Ray Whisenant following the Court’s proclamation as June 17 as Cliff Caskey Day in Hays County. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

Wednesday, June 17 is Cliff Caskey Day

The Hays County Commissioners Court Tuesday unanimously adopted a proclamation naming June 17 as Cliff Caskey Day in Hays County.

Spirit Leaders Caroline Cruz and Sarah Camacho stand in front of their group and provide instructions to their group. The camp separated attendees into multiple groups. SMDR photos/Christopher Salinas

Spirit Leaders Caroline Cruz, Sarah Camacho, Cheyenne Medina, Daniela Martinez, Clara Dutton, Maddy Weaver and Ashley Robinson pose for a quick photo.

Melesa Yager, Anne Dutton, Gina Cruz, Christina Moran and Isabel Martinez helped supervise the junior camp.

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Organizers of the Little Free Library project, left to right, are Delbert Howard, Barbara Pascoe, Priscilla Leder and Barbara Hannon.  Not pictured is Mike Lopez.

 

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Mike Lopez, shown here, is credited for helping build the Little Free Library that was designed by late Texas State University professor Dan Hannon. Promoting literacy and community, the library is situated in Deerwood Estates.

 

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Late professor Daniel Hannon's last design project is complete, just short of the one-year anniversary of his death. 

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