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By JOE VOZZELLI Sports Editor   Texas State left a bullet in the chamber, hoping it could extend its season by at least one more day.    The Bobcats, whose backs were against the wall for the first time at the Sun Belt Tournament, rolled the dice... more
By JOE VOZZELLI Sports Editor   Texas State did just about everything right for seven innings against Louisiana-Lafayette.   Cory Geisler, aided by some help from the wind, stymied the Ragin' Cajuns (he retired 16 straight batters at one point) and... more

 

Legendary country music singer-songwriter Garth Brooks, who has sold millions of albums over the years, will be in San Antonio with his wife, Trisha Yearwood, for two concerts in July in San Antonio. Tickets go on sale June 3. ( Laurie Pearson/Varnell Enterprises, Inc.)

 
With his memorable mix of hits from sentimental ballads such as “The Dance” and “That Ol’ Wind” to the crowd-rousing “Friends in Low Places” to the heart-racing, unsettling “The Thunder Rolls,” powerhouse entertainer Garth Brooks will perform in San... more

 

Legendary country music singer-songwriter Garth Brooks, who has sold millions of albums over the years, will be in San Antonio with his wife, Trisha Yearwood, for two concerts in July in San Antonio. Tickets go on sale June 3. ( Laurie Pearson/Varnell Enterprises, Inc.)

 
With his memorable mix of hits from sentimental ballads such as “The Dance” and “That Ol’ Wind” to the crowd-rousing “Friends in Low Places” to the heart-racing, unsettling “The Thunder Rolls,” powerhouse entertainer Garth Brooks will perform in San... more

Cape’s Dam, best seen from downstream, is barely hanging on. Only the center portion represents what the structure used to look like.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOs BY ANITA MILLER

 
Anita Miller - Managing Editor There’s a thing about progress. It can take away paradise, one little piece at a time. That’s what some in San Marcos say will happen when Cape’s Dam is removed and water no longer flows into the Mill Race. A peaceful... more

Fire department personnel comfort a young girl who has been given a “junior firefighter’s” hat. Three children were in a Ford pickup that rear-ended a small hatchback Thursday afternoon on the West Access Road just north of Wonder World Drive. Two adults were transported by EMS for treatment. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

 

Legendary country music singer-songwriter Garth Brooks, who has sold millions of albums over the years, will be in San Antonio with his wife, Trisha Yearwood, for two concerts in July in San Antonio. Tickets go on sale June 3. ( Laurie Pearson/Varnell Enterprises, Inc.)

 

 

Legendary country music singer-songwriter Garth Brooks, who has sold millions of albums over the years, will be in San Antonio with his wife, Trisha Yearwood, for two concerts in July in San Antonio. Tickets go on sale June 3. ( Laurie Pearson/Varnell Enterprises, Inc.)

 

Cape’s Dam, best seen from downstream, is barely hanging on. Only the center portion represents what the structure used to look like.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOs BY ANITA MILLER

 

Fire department personnel comfort a young girl who has been given a “junior firefighter’s” hat. Three children were in a Ford pickup that rear-ended a small hatchback Thursday afternoon on the West Access Road just north of Wonder World Drive. Two adults were transported by EMS for treatment. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Free computer classes offered at San Marcos Public Library

By Christopher Salinas
Daily Record Intern

Being able to use a computer has become increasingly important in the modern world, so fortunately the San Marcos Public Library offers classes to teach the essentials.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 78.9 percent of households owned a personal computer in 2012. In 2014, 81 percent of U.S. adults said they used a desktop or laptop at home, work, school or someplace else, according to a Pew Research Center survey. This leaves about 19 percent of Americans unable to use (or access) a computer.
 

SMCISD to appoint new high school principal

By DAVID SHORT
Executive Editor

The San Marcos CISD Board of Trustees will hold a special called meeting on Monday night and appoint a new principal at the high school.
Current San Marcos High School principal Michelle Darling is leaving her post at the end of this school year and will hold a different position in the fall before retiring in December.
 

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A look at the proposed utility increases

By TARA POHLMEYER
Daily Record Intern

City Council approved a first reading for an increase in utility fees for residents on Tuesday. City Manager Jared Miller said that this is the first increase for most utility fees since 1991.
“It was necessary because those costs were being subsidized by other funds for other operations,” he said. “The fee that we charge for those services needs to be more reflective of the cost of providing that service.”
 

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Front row from left are Guerrero, Michael Taylor, Geraldine Taylor, Arthur Taylor and Constable David Peterson; back row are Jon Leonard and City Council members John Thomaides, Wayne Becak, Shane Scott and Lisa Prewitt.

Juneteenth Week

Mayor Daniel Guerrero proclaims June 16-23 as Juneteenth Week in San Marcos to honor the community's dedication to freedom and equality and to commemorate the historic day on June 19, 1865 when African Americans in Texas learned of their emancipation months after the end of the Civil War. The community will celebrate with a cake auction June 19 at the San Marcos Activity Center, a barbecue cook off June 21-22 at City Park, and a parade downtown on June 21.
 

Phoenix graduates of Spring 2014

The San Marcos High School Phoenix program graduated 23 students on Wednesday at a ceremony held in the Lamar Annex auditorium. Fifteen walked the stage, while others opted to graduate with the rest of the high school seniors on Friday at Strahan Coliseum. Top row left to right: Charles Harborth, Christopher Lara, Christian McLean and  Angel Mercado. Next row left to right: Austin Kachel, Andrew Rangel, Jr. , Darren Perkins, Lisa Bustamante and Edward Rodarte.
Bottom row left to right: Haley Camarillo, Steven Flores, Aubry Chagoya, Brianna Prado, Mallory Perez, Marina Tristan

SMPD demonstrates K-9 unit at Doris Miller Middle School

City mentors returned to Miller Middle School on May 27 to celebrate the end of the school year with their mentees.
Each week, city employees have spent their lunch breaks with Doris Miller Middle School students, and the mentors organized a demonstration of the K-9 Division with the help of the San Marcos Police Department for their end-of-the-year celebration.

San Marcos airport plans to narrow runway

By Christopher Salinas
Daily Record Intern

Changes are coming to the San Marcos Municipal Airport as part of a project funded by a $5.77 million grant, including the narrowing of a runway.
San Marcos Airport Commissioners talked about the grant and its implications during their monthly meeting. One part of the project that raised some issues was the narrowing of runway 13-31.
 

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Woman robbed near apartment complex

By ANITA MILLER
News Editor

Police got a detailed description of a suspect from a woman who says she was robbed at her apartment complex early Wednesday, but they also got different variations of the story.
SMPD Sgt. Dave Waugh said the victim lives at the Florencia Villas apartments on San Marcos Parkway. She told police she had gotten home just after midnight and parked her vehicle facing the fence on the north side of the apartment complex and was gathering items

 

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Local officials meet with state senator

By DAVID SHORT
­­­­Executive Editor

With the next state legislative session coming up in January, San Marcos city officials took the opportunity Wednesday morning to visit with State Senator Donna Campbell about the needs of the city at an informal breakfast meeting.
With the majority of council members and senior city staff present, Campbell heard about transportation needs, both in terms of infrastructure dollars and the Lone Star Rail system.
 

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Food

If you’re trying to cut back on carbohydrates in your diet, kale chips are a delicious substitute for potato chips. (Photo by Jo Hackett/Hays County Master Gardener)

If you aren’t growing your own kale, you can find it at your Farmers Market or in the produce section of your grocery store.
 Ingredients:  
• One bunch of fresh kale

Obituaries

Rose Marie Duvall, formerly of Dripping Springs, Texas, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away in Lockhart, Texas after a long illness, on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at th

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