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Mayor Daniel Guerrero proclaimed May 24 as Flood Victims and Heroes Awareness Day in San Marcos on Tuesday morning at a flag raising ceremony at City Hall. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

 
Anita Miller - Managing Editor More than 100 people gathered under gray skies as a tattered Old Glory was raised at San Marcos City Hall on Tuesday. Like many frayed things, the flag held a special significance. The flag was the same one that flew... more
By JOE VOZZELLISports Editor There is little doubt that Lucas Humpal and Grant Bennett are two of the premier pitchers in the Sun Belt.   Yet, both aces are all too often overshadowed by two other names, those being Gunner Leger and Kevin Hill.  ... more
By JOE VOZZELLISports Editor Lucas Humpal didn’t want the bitter taste of last season to linger.   He couldn’t leave Texas State on a bad note.   Sure, the Corpus Christi native had the chance to fulfill a dream and sign with the Cleveland Indians... more
By JOE VOZZELLISports Editor Pasquale Mazzoccoli is slinging fuzz.    In a pitcher’s world, where there are a myriad of nicknames for a fastball (gas, cheddar and heat among others), Texas State has managed to devise an entirely new one.    The... more

Marylyn Decker Mitchell, the sister of Second Lieutenant John A. Decker, received his Silver Star and Purple Heart during Commissioners Court on Tuesday. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 
Anita Miller - Managing Editor “He was a wonderful brother. I don’t ever want him forgotten.” Those words from Marylyn Decker Mitchell ushered in a round of applause Tuesday in Hays County Commissioners Court as they unanimously approved a... more
By JOE VOZZELLISports Editor In about three weeks, Granger Studdard may have a life-altering decision in front of him.   Studdard, a college junior, is eligible to leave Texas State early and fulfill a dream of his by signing with a major league... more

Mayor Daniel Guerrero proclaimed May 24 as Flood Victims and Heroes Awareness Day in San Marcos on Tuesday morning at a flag raising ceremony at City Hall. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

 

Marylyn Decker Mitchell, the sister of Second Lieutenant John A. Decker, received his Silver Star and Purple Heart during Commissioners Court on Tuesday. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

From left to right are Joanna Breazeale, Mary Faulkner, Debbie Gonzalez and Sara Torres. PHOTO COURTESY OF NIKI KONECKI

 

Travis teachers set example for their students

Some San Marcos CISD teachers modeled higher-education goals and hard work to their students on Thursday, May 12, when — after they were awarded their advanced degrees at Texas State University — they returned to their home campus to share the joy with their students.

Students at Master’s School raise money for School Fuel

The third, fourth, and fifth grade students at The Master’s School held a bake sale raising $645 for School Fuel San Marcos. A contingent of these students then cheerfully packed food for the weekly delivery of 499 sacks to Bowie, De Zavala, Mendez and Travis elementary schools.  The assembly line process takes place every Thursday evening during the school year in the portable building adjacent the SMCISD administrative offices.  

Cantu named board president

David Short - Business Editor

Fresh off her victory in the District 5 SMCISD board race, Clem Cantu was sworn in Monday night as the newest trustee and was looking forward to her first meeting. But what she didn’t expect was to be nominated and elected board president.

Former volunteer Fire Chief O.D. Scott (Scotty) receives a scrapbook of memories made by Retiree Captain Jay Horton and from Fire Chief Les Stephens, a SMFD T-shirt and personalized coffee mug. PHOTOS COURTESY OF DON ANDERS/ANDERS PHOTOSGRAPHY

 

Retiree Captain Jay Horton received his retirement ax from the San Marcos Professional Fire Fighters Association, presented by Engineer Tory Turner and Firefighter Bobby Nance.  Turner hand-crafted the shadow box.

 

Firefighter Aaron Crick is getting his firefighter badge pinned by his wife Amanda.

 

 Firefighter Wesley Keathley is getting his firefighter badge pinned by Morgan Ford.

 

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