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Professional artist Amber Taylor sits at her booth at Art Squared. PHOTOS COURTESY OF ART SQUARED. 

The holiday season is here, and so is the Art Squared Arts Market Holiday Extravaganza. Artisan vendors will exhibit and sell their work on Saturday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hays County Courthouse lawn. The event also features musical... more

Owners Danita Hayes and David Graffagnini will be hosting Perk Up's grand opening today, Dec. 8. The ribbon-cutting event will feature a T-shirt giveaway and complimentary mimosas. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY LAURA AEBI

Owners Danita Hayes and David Graffagnini will be hosting Perk Up's grand opening today, Dec. 8. The ribbon-cutting event will feature a T-shirt giveaway and complimentary mimosas. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY LAURA AEBI

Members of the Texas Preparatory League build a snowman near Ranch Road 12 during a rare Central Texas snowfall, circa 1973. PHOTO FROM THE DAILY RECORD ARCHIVES.

Members of the Texas Preparatory League build a snowman near Ranch Road 12 during a rare Central Texas snowfall, circa 1973. PHOTO FROM THE DAILY RECORD ARCHIVES.
 With an arctic cold front in the near forecast, and temperatures predicted to drop below freezing, the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter would like to provide tips to keep animals safe in frosty weather:  Bring them inside: Just because your pet... more

Unitarian Minister Scotty McIntyre conducts a prayer for hope during the Undocumented Students and Workers Protest. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Laura Aebi - Features Editor Tension continues to build at Texas State University after two incidents involving undocumented immigrants took place Wednesday on campus: as students and staff gathered in solidarity for undocumented students and... more

Cars in back-in parking places along North LBJ near the intersection with University Drive. The city is looking at wasy to increase parking enforcement in the downtown area. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RUSSELL WILDE

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter The city is moving forward with plans to modernize parking enforcement in an effort to free up more downtown parking. The process is expected to take at least six months. All downtown parking is expected to be limited... more

Professional artist Amber Taylor sits at her booth at Art Squared. PHOTOS COURTESY OF ART SQUARED. 

Owners Danita Hayes and David Graffagnini will be hosting Perk Up's grand opening today, Dec. 8. The ribbon-cutting event will feature a T-shirt giveaway and complimentary mimosas. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY LAURA AEBI

Members of the Texas Preparatory League build a snowman near Ranch Road 12 during a rare Central Texas snowfall, circa 1973. PHOTO FROM THE DAILY RECORD ARCHIVES.

Unitarian Minister Scotty McIntyre conducts a prayer for hope during the Undocumented Students and Workers Protest. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Cars in back-in parking places along North LBJ near the intersection with University Drive. The city is looking at wasy to increase parking enforcement in the downtown area. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RUSSELL WILDE

Crossing the bar: Justice takes turn as Hays juror

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
Jeff Brown feels completely at home in a courtroom, but he’s usually wearing a robe.
One of nine justices on the Supreme Court of Texas, Brown, who lives in Kyle, found himself on the other side of the bar earlier this week when he reported to the Hays County Government Center Monday morning as potential juror #6.

Ken Bell

Fire Marshal retires after nearly three decades

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
San Marcos is in the market for a new Fire Marshal/Emergency Management Coordinator.
Ken Bell, who had been with the city since 1991, retired on Wednesday.
“You can’t replace Ken,” City Manager Jared Miller said. “He’s the kind of person you can’t replace.”
Miller said the city has known for months that Bell was considering retirement and “over the course of the summer put some measures in place to be prepared for that eventuality.”

Tis the season for visits with Santa Claus, and Annabel Gust got hers last weekend when the Jolly Old Elf’s stand-in made a stop at the Hays County Courthouse during the annual lighting ceremony. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY

A moment with Santa

SMARC tanks robbed ‘blind’

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
It was an unconventional heist, to be sure. And while there might have been plenty of witnesses, those who knew the victims best were all blind.
Police say someone — or something — illegally entered areas of the San Marcos Aquatic Resources Center (SMARC) on McCarty Lane over the Thanksgiving holiday and made off with between 250 and 300 federally-endangered Texas Blind Salamanders.

Student robbed in dorm

Laura Aebi - Features Editor
Officials at Texas State University say a student was assaulted and robbed in his dorm Tuesday night. At approximately 9:35 p.m., a resident of Smith Hall responded to a knock at the door, where he was met by five males who assaulted him.

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Professional artist Amber Taylor sits at her booth at Art Squared. PHOTOS COURTESY OF ART SQUARED. 

The holiday season is here, and so is the Art Squared Arts Market Holiday Extravaganza. Artisan vendors will exhibit and sell their work on Saturday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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