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Music educator Joshua Lowe is credited for helping develop the puppet show, Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock, that will take place today at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the San Marcos Public Library.

LORI STEINDORF Features Editor   Beginning this morning with a puppet show, the library is hosting a trio of events to amuse and amaze children while school is out. Based on an African folk tale, Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock is planned for 10 a.... more

Hays County Sheriffs Deputies escort 43-year-old Norman Littlefield to a patrol car. He is charged with assault with a deadly weapon and is being held in Hays County Jail under a bond of $75,000. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DALTON SWEAT

 
Dalton Sweat - Wimberley View A Wimberley man was stabbed at the Buzzard Bar on the Wimberley Square Monday night. David Reynolds was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge via StarFlight helicopter after being stabbed multiple times. He... more

Barbara Henshall, secretary and treasurer of the Morningwood Homeowners Association, said her passion is this park, and she’s grateful for the church members who helped make it happen. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY TARA POHLMEYER

 
Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter After four years of work, a local park has finally been completed and was dedicated on Saturday.  Morningwood neighborhood, a community just outside of San Marcos but within Hays County, is a stop on the San Marcos... more

Michael Foux shares facts about Hognose snakes as he holds out a small specimen over the crowd of children. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 
By ISHMAEL JOHNSONDaily Record Sports   The Mynars are still the top team of the Texas Water Safari.   After dropping out of last year’s race following multiple postponements, the Mynar name was once again atop the Texas Water Safari pedestal.... more
By JOE VOZZELLISports Editor   Texas State had already distanced itself from the Sun Belt pack when it comes to recruiting.   The Bobcats added on to that lead on Sunday afternoon when South Grand Prairie defensive end Jakharious Smith verbally... more

 

Music educator Joshua Lowe is credited for helping develop the puppet show, Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock, that will take place today at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the San Marcos Public Library.

Hays County Sheriffs Deputies escort 43-year-old Norman Littlefield to a patrol car. He is charged with assault with a deadly weapon and is being held in Hays County Jail under a bond of $75,000. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DALTON SWEAT

 

Barbara Henshall, secretary and treasurer of the Morningwood Homeowners Association, said her passion is this park, and she’s grateful for the church members who helped make it happen. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY TARA POHLMEYER

 

Michael Foux shares facts about Hognose snakes as he holds out a small specimen over the crowd of children. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 

Discovery Camp volunteer Rachel Weatherford acts out her superhero name for campers during a getting to know you game at the Discovery Center.. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 

Discovery Center attendant Conrad Chappell shows campers the unwanted pet fish drop off pond at the Discovery Center.

 

Left to Right: Marcus Friedman, Ellie Ward, Sofia Torres and Delaney Booth help Conrad Chappell scoop duckweed out of the pond with nets. 

 

Karin Porter races ahead of the other campers during a relay race around the Discovery Center.

 

Jack Garrett holds up a long string of duckweed he scooped out of the pond with a net.

 

Left to Right: Brandon Lewis, Ellie Ward, Austin Larrison, Brynn Gardner and Delaney Booth  pretend to be “sharks” chasing after “minnows” in a game of “Sharks vs. Minnows” to learn about predator-prey relationships.

 

Discovery Camp gets off to ‘super’ start

Denise Cathey-Daily Record Staff

Last week, a variety of campers, ranging in age from 7 to 12, gathered in Dunbar Park for the first session of the San Marcos Parks and Recreation’s newly-created Discovery Camp for a superhero-themed week of exploration and learning.

Four Rivers Realtors raise money for scholarships

The Four Rivers Association of REALTORS® hosted their 2016 Scholarship Movie Night on Thursday, June 9 to benefit the scholarships of their Association. A total of $4,500 was raised with their efforts. In 2016, the Association gave out 12 $1,000 scholarships.  In 2017, they hope to give our 12 scholarships. The movie for this year’s event was Forrest Gump and members came dressed for the occasion.  

Weekly traffic update: June 19-25

McCARTY LANE: As part of the city’s new pavement management program to provide preventative maintenance to city streets, McCarty Lane from IH-35 to the railroad crossing will undergo street maintenance on June 13 - 24 daily from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., weather permitting. Please park vehicles off the street or they may be towed at owners’ expense. City of San Marcos Streets Dept., 512-393-8025.              

From left are Art Fonseca, Curtis Dunford, Daniel Martinez, Penny Moulder, Christina Barnett, Dominique Ziegler, Ashley Hurst (HCFB), Jeff Castleberry, Casey Bossard, Brock Williams, Chris Pitts and Quinto Clayton. Not pictured are Clarissa Garcia, Richard Harbaugh and Andy Gallegos. PHOTO COURTESY HAYS COUNTY FOOD BANK

 

Century 21 in Buda wins food bank drive

Hays County Food Bank held its first ever “Spring Harvest Healthy Food Drive Challenge” from April 1 to May 15. Sixteen registered teams competed to see who could collect the most food for people facing food insecurity in Hays County. 

BBB tips on trustworthy pet care this summer

SAN ANTONIO—For pet owners looking for a safe place to house their furry friend, locally kenneling or boarding your animal is a great option. Still, the thought of leaving your family pet with strangers can be worrisome. Before you head out on your summer vacation, Better Business Bureau serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin has advice for finding trustworthy pet care.

A dedication ceremony was held Thursday for the mural by Howard Payne University art professor Susan Harmon on the back of the old Hays County Justice Center on LJB Drive. Those attending posed for a photo with the mural behind them.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 

 Charlotte Wattigny ,Lisa Morris, Amy Kirwin, and Jared Miller discuss the two murals on the back of the old Justice Center.

 

Lisa Morris, Joe Patak, Dahlia Woods and Scott Gregson applaud.

 

Mayor Daniel Guerrero speaks about the importance of beautifying the city in his opening remarks.

 

City Council member John  Thomaides explains the process the city went through to acquire and install the murals.

 

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