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Cellist Julia Bruskin, twin sister Emily Bruskin and pianist Donna Kwong belong to the Claremont Trio, one of the finest chamber music trios in the United States. (photo courtesy of Charles Kaufman)

SAN MARCOS, Texas — Claremont Trio, one of the finest chamber music trios in America, is bringing three centuries of music to Texas State University at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 23.The concert will be held in the new recital hall of the Performing Arts... more

Eighteen-year-old Danielle Avinger-Russell of San Marcos is competing for the Miss Teen title.

San Marcos High School student Danielle Avinger-Russell, age 18, of was recently selected to participate in the 2016 Miss Teen pageant competition taking place on Sunday, February 21, 2016. Danielle learned of her acceptance into this year's... more
The resplendent quetzal is a most unique and beautiful bird.  It sports a scintillating red breast and a magnificent green-blue tail almost 26 inches long.  To avoid damaging this splendid tail, the bird falls backward off its perch in order to fly... more

World traveler and birding enthusiast Jesse Huth will be the guest speaker at the Feb. 15 Wimberley Birding Society meeting. (photo by the Wimberley Birding Society)

Jesse Huth, Wimberley bird guide and poultry consultant, will be the featured speaker at the quarterly meeting of the Wimberley Birding Society.The meeting is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 15 in the Wimberley Community Center.Huth’s PowerPoint... more

 The Hays County Diabetes Coalition is offering the free series of Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes classes in March in San Marcos.

Individuals with type 2 diabetes are invited to participate in the upcoming Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes program. The Hays County Diabetes Coalition is offering the program.Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes is an educational program to help people... more

The San Marcos High School Choir is hosting a Royal Tea Party for area elementary school students on March 5 to nurture their interest in choir. The event will feature storytime with Pocahontas and lots of beloved sing-along songs. Children are encouraged to wear their favorite costumes and join in the fun. The party will take place Saturday, March 5 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall located at 1701 Hunter Road in San Marcos. (www.creativeoutlet.com)

 

The San Marcos High School Choir will host a Royal Tea Party on Saturday, March 5.Seating is limited, and the emphasis of the Royal Tea Party is to  nurture children's interest in joining the choir.Under the direction of San Marcos High School Choir... more

Cellist Julia Bruskin, twin sister Emily Bruskin and pianist Donna Kwong belong to the Claremont Trio, one of the finest chamber music trios in the United States. (photo courtesy of Charles Kaufman)

Eighteen-year-old Danielle Avinger-Russell of San Marcos is competing for the Miss Teen title.

World traveler and birding enthusiast Jesse Huth will be the guest speaker at the Feb. 15 Wimberley Birding Society meeting. (photo by the Wimberley Birding Society)

 The Hays County Diabetes Coalition is offering the free series of Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes classes in March in San Marcos.

The San Marcos High School Choir is hosting a Royal Tea Party for area elementary school students on March 5 to nurture their interest in choir. The event will feature storytime with Pocahontas and lots of beloved sing-along songs. Children are encouraged to wear their favorite costumes and join in the fun. The party will take place Saturday, March 5 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall located at 1701 Hunter Road in San Marcos. (www.creativeoutlet.com)

 

Several students from San Marcos Academy were selected recently for the ATSSB All-Region Band. The group includes Harry Lee, Virginia Myers, Emily Shang, Jasmine Xu, Matthew Novelli, Hector Correa, Nathan Yu and Kyle McGraw. Novelli was also selected as a member of the All-State Band.  SAN MARCOS ACADEMY PHOTO BY DON ANDERS

 

SMA senior earns All-State Band honors from ATSSB

Matthew Novelli, a member of the San Marcos Academy High School Band, was selected to 2016 All-State Band by the Association of Texas Small School Bands.

De Zavala students, from left, are Rodrigo Cruz, Dr. Marilyn Gaddis (judge), Karina Zepeda and John Ramirez. PHOTOS COURTESY OF CAROL FERNANDEZ

 

Hernandez students, from left, are Ashton Bailey, Natalie Veech and Kaila Adam.

 

Elementaries hold Geo Bee competitions

De Zavala and Hernandez Elementary schools recently held their local competitions for the first level of the 2016 National Geographic Bee. 

Weekly traffic report

 LP 82/SAN MARCOS SPRINGS DR/AQUARENA SPRINGS: Feb. 8 - 12 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., San Marcos Springs Drive (Laurel Ridge) east and west bound lanes will be closed, alternately, for the removal and installation of utilities. At least one lane of traffic in both directions will remain open at all times.

Mendez Elementary counseling staff, from left to right, Principal Karen McGowan, Counselor Jan Niemiec and Assistant Principal Lizette Salinas-Rodriguez. PHOTO COURTESY OF DONNA PERKINS

 

School counselors honored during special week

National School Counseling Week was observed Feb. 1-5, and all of the San Marcos CISD campuses honored their campus counselors for the valuable services they provide to students and families.  The District Counselors recognized included:

 

Health officials: Zika virus case confirmed in Travis County

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Health officials say a travel-related case of Zika virus has been confirmed in Travis County.

A statement from the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department Thursday says that an Austin man younger than 50 contracted the virus while travelling to Colombia, and is the county's first positive case.

A pair of painters apply stain to an overhead surface at Aqua Brew, the brewery and beer garden going up on South LBJ. Owner Carlos Rosso says the building could be finished by March 1, but added, “it has nothing to do with dates, it has to do with when we’re ready.” DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

New downtown business

5 Mile Dam Park site of tree plantings

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

Today is a big day for Five Mile Dam Park.

Heavily damaged by the floods in May and October, the park is getting a solid footing on the road to recovery thanks to TreeFolks and AmeriCorps, who will plant seedlings that are hoped to one day replace the mature trees that were lost to the rushing water.

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