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By JOE VOZZELLISports Editor There's a phrase that Texas State head coach Ty Harrington uses all the time.  If the Bobcats have a clean fielding game, Harrington says his players took care of the baseball. When the opposite happens, Harrington's... more
By ISHMAEL JOHNSONDaily Record Sports Redemption starts now.   Last season San Marcos (20-4, 14-2 in District 27-5A) waited all year to get back to a shot at the state tournament before falling short in the area finals. This season, the senior-... more

 

The handsome home of Kaitlin Hopkins and Jim Price features a wall of windows that offers a wonderful 180-degree view of San Marcos. Their residence is a stop on the 2016 Heritage Homes Tour, dubbed Ecological Inspirations and Great Green Features, planned for this Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. (Photos by Carl Deal Photography)

 
Marianne Moore Daily Record Features   The couple from New York followed the Realtor into the living room of a house tucked away on a quiet hilltop street.  A slight breeze lifted flags and tree leaves. It was a perfect Texas Sunday afternoon.  The... more

Enrique Macias and Nathan Garner sit atop one of the benches they built beside one of the kiosks explaining the new walking trail at the San Marcos Aquatic Resource Center off McCarty Lane. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

 
David Short - Business Editor Thanks to the vision and hard work of two Texas State University interns there is a new walking trail at the San Marcos Aquatic Resources Center (SMARC) on McCarty Lane. About 20 minutes round trip, this trail includes... more

Yellow police tape at the scene. PHOTO COURTESY FELICIA FRAZAR/seguin gazette

 
Felicia Frazar - Seguin Gazette KINGSBURY — A Seguin police officer shot and killed a local man suspected of robbing a local convenience store at gunpoint late Tuesday night. Darrel S. Machemehl, 44, was shot following a pursuit from Seguin to... more

A Ribbon Cutting was held at Sam’s Club for their Remodel. The re-opening began with the San Marcos Jr. Air Force ROTC presenting colors. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY PAM GRAVIS

 

 

The handsome home of Kaitlin Hopkins and Jim Price features a wall of windows that offers a wonderful 180-degree view of San Marcos. Their residence is a stop on the 2016 Heritage Homes Tour, dubbed Ecological Inspirations and Great Green Features, planned for this Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. (Photos by Carl Deal Photography)

 

Enrique Macias and Nathan Garner sit atop one of the benches they built beside one of the kiosks explaining the new walking trail at the San Marcos Aquatic Resource Center off McCarty Lane. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

 

Yellow police tape at the scene. PHOTO COURTESY FELICIA FRAZAR/seguin gazette

 

A Ribbon Cutting was held at Sam’s Club for their Remodel. The re-opening began with the San Marcos Jr. Air Force ROTC presenting colors. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY PAM GRAVIS

 

Texas Silver-Haired Legislators setting agendas on issues important to seniors

Carol Peters (Caldwell County), Linda Parrish (Hay County), Paul Stempko (Williamson County), Carlos Higgins, Paula Johnson, and Mary Pat Smith (last 3 from Travis County) recently attended the 16th Legislative session of the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature (TSHL) with the passage of 70 Resolutions.
 During their five-day session in the chambers of the Texas House of Representatives, members participated in committee hearings and sometimes-lively debate on many diverse topics that affect Texas senior citizens.

Gary Job Corps Representatives Susanne Ritter, Career Readiness Transition supervisor; and Business Community Liaison Randolph Goodman attended the Quarterly Community Relations meeting with MTC/WCCF, Management & Training Corporation Wilkinson County Correctional Facility in Woodville, Mississippi. Shown are Warden Jody Bradley, Woodville Mayor D’ Aquilla; Centerville Mayor Larry Lee, County Judge Lee Dixon, Chief of  Police Jesse Stewart, Reverend Hardy James, Constable Johnny Clark, pastor Tyser Brown and numerous local business and community leaders. PHOTO COURTESY OF GARY JOB CORPS

Gary Job Corps Business Community Liaison Randolph Goodman met with (left) Matt Garcia, State District Director, and (center) U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions at the Tupinamba Restaurant in Dallas.  The meeting was discussing employment opportunities for Texas Job Corps graduates.  Rep. Sessions is a member of the Friends of Job Corps Congressional Caucus, a strong advocate for the youth of Texas and in assisting them to gain employment in the every growing manufacturing vocations. PHOTO COURTESY OF GARY JOB CORPS

Ribbon cutting for outlet mall signal, crosswalk slated Tuesday

The mayor and city council will celebrate the completion of the San Marcos Outlet Mall Traffic Signal and Crosswalk Improvements on Tuesday, April 26 at 8:30 a.m. The ceremony will be held at Centerpoint Road between the Tanger and Premium Outlet mall driveways.
 “The city of San Marcos appreciates Tanger Outlet Mall’s contribution for this much needed project,” Sabas Avila, assistant director of public services said. “This project will provide the 13 million shoppers that visit the outlet malls each year a safe pedestrian crossing between the two major attractions.”

Weekly traffic report

AQUARENA SPRINGS/THORPE/CHARLES AUSTIN: Aquarena Springs from Thorpe to Charles Austin will be reduced to one lane on each direction with partial sidewalk closures for a construction project through the last week of April. Charles Austin will be closed to through traffic at Aquarena Springs; City Park and the San Marcos Rec Hall can be accessed by turning from Hopkins. TxDOT, 512-619-4676.
100 BLOCK CLAIRE DR: The 100 block of Claire Dr. between Barbara and Conway will be closed for a block party on Sunday, April 24 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Abuzz with foot traffic, downtown San Marcos also sees a lot of vehicles on a typical weekend night, as this time-lapse shot by acclaimed local photographer Andy Heatwole attests. PHOTO COURTESY OF ANDY HEATWOLE/SMTXPHOTOS.COM

 

 

Downtown after dark

Daily Record Intern Darcy Sprague accompanied San Marcos Police Corporal Ryan Hartman during his 10-hour shift on Friday, April 15

Darcy Sprague - Daily Record Intern

Corporal Ryan Hartman arrives at the San Marcos Police Department around 4 p.m. to begin his 10-hour shift patrolling the downtown area. 

Left to right are County Judge Bert Cobb, M.D., Precinct 2 Commissioner Mark Jones, Local Health Department Director Clint Garza, Precinct Commissioner Debbie Gonzalez-Logalsbe, ImmTrac Outreach Specialists Elsira De Leon and Josie Gonzales, Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, Precinct 3 Commissioner Will Conley and Precinct 4 Commissioner Ray Whisenant encourage all parents and guardians to ensure their infants are protected from diseases. April 16-23 is National Infant Immunization Week in Hays County. PHOTO COURTESY OF LAUREEN CHERNOW/HAYS COUNTY

 

County declares Infant Immunization Week

The Hays County Commissioners Court proclaimed April 16-23 as National Infant Immunization Week in Hays County and urged residents to make sure that their infants and children, as well as adults, are protected from diseases that are preventable.

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