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The usually sleepy Caldwell County town of Martindale came alive with red, white and blue on Saturday for their annual Independence Day Parade down Main Street. SMDR photos/Anita Miller

Ainsley Williams exits a house built in Minecraft as she plays on her own tablet device. SMDR photos/Christopher Salinas

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Students who attended the recent Youth Preparedness Camp at Texas State University learned life-saving skills. More than 50 campers received the full 20-hour Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training that included hands-on drills in first aid, search and rescue, fire safety and disaster psychology. Camp culminated in a mock disaster exercise. SMDR photos/Carlie Porterfield

Holding the oversized check are Bruce and Gloria Ingram, with CTMC cardiologist Dr. Anthony Cedrone (left) and CEO Sam Huenergardt in between them. Others shown are members of the Ingram family and CTMC Foundation.

Local philanthropists Bruce and Gloria Ingram were honored on June 30 at Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) for a generous $1.1 million donation to the CTMC Foundation. 


Debbie Guerra lines up her fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July as Evaristo Almendarez makes suggestions on the most popular ones at Mr. W. Fireworks located at Hwy. 123 and FM 1978 just outside the San Marcos city limits. SMDR photo/David Short

The usually sleepy Caldwell County town of Martindale came alive with red, white and blue on Saturday for their annual Independence Day Parade down Main Street. SMDR photos/Anita Miller

Ainsley Williams exits a house built in Minecraft as she plays on her own tablet device. SMDR photos/Christopher Salinas

Students who attended the recent Youth Preparedness Camp at Texas State University learned life-saving skills. More than 50 campers received the full 20-hour Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training that included hands-on drills in first aid, search and rescue, fire safety and disaster psychology. Camp culminated in a mock disaster exercise. SMDR photos/Carlie Porterfield

Holding the oversized check are Bruce and Gloria Ingram, with CTMC cardiologist Dr. Anthony Cedrone (left) and CEO Sam Huenergardt in between them. Others shown are members of the Ingram family and CTMC Foundation.

Debbie Guerra lines up her fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July as Evaristo Almendarez makes suggestions on the most popular ones at Mr. W. Fireworks located at Hwy. 123 and FM 1978 just outside the San Marcos city limits. SMDR photo/David Short

Today in History

 

Today in History 
The Associated Press

 

Today is Thursday, June 26, the 177th day of 2014. There are 188 days left in the year.

James Cleveland ‘J.C.’ Taylor

 

James Cleveland “J.C.” Taylor, 88, of Fredericksburg, passed away on June 24, 2014. Visitation is today from 6 to 8 p.m. at McCurdy Funeral Home. Services at 11 a.m., Friday, June 27, at McCurdy Funeral Home, Lockhart. Interment will follow in Lockhart City Cemetery.
Arrangements by McCurdy Funeral Home, Lockhart, TX, (512) 398-4791, www.mccurdyfuneralhome.com.
 

Burn ban off but fireworks safety urged

 

By ANITA MILLER
News Editor
 
Hays County’s burn ban is still officially not in effect; but Fire Marshal Mark Chambers warned commissioners on Tuesday that it could be soon.
“We’re slowly getting back into the drought,” he said. “People need to get their burning done now and be safe about it; I anticipate the burn ban being put on shortly if we don’t get any more measurable rain.”
 
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Torchy’s one step closer to opening

 

By DAVID SHORT
Executive Editor
 
Torchy’s Tacos is one step closer to being able to open their doors in San Marcos as the Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimously to grant their request for a Conditional Use Permit last night.
This followed action by the City Council last week which granted a waiver of the current land development code which would have required the restaurant 
 
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