Anita Miller - Managing Editor
It’s not how the city does business.
That’s the official response to a scam going around San Marcos in which the caller is trying to bilk customers out of cash by making them believe it’s going to an overdue utility bill.
Bonnie Gonzalez - Dripping Springs Century News
You may have noticed mosquitoes are out in force thanks to all the rain we’ve received. The good news is that Hays County is monitoring the blood- sucking insects to help keep residents safe, and no cases of mosquito-borne illnesses have been reported in the county.
Kylie (left) and Kaden Joseph watch as their grandmother Linda Kincaid measures flour for a cake in the Juneteenth Cake Auction. This year’s sweet event is being held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 16, in the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins Street. Proceeds fund scholarships for local youth. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER
In a letter dated June 10, to public school district administrators across the state, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) said that “significant changes” have been made that will affect June STAAR testing for grades 5 and 8, only.
The Sunshine Kids are on their annual tour of Central Texas, and that included floating the San Marcos River. One of them was Patricia Poitras from Groton, Connecticut, who floated with the assistance of the city’s Parks and Recreation Department. PHOTOS COURTESY OF JENNIFER WISLER
Sunshine Kid Tionah Wiggins from Rocky Mount, North Carolina rides her first horse at the Cielo Ranch in San Marcos.
Sheriff Gary Cutler swears in a group of young cancer patients and their accompanying volunteer nurse from Sutter Children’s Hospital in Sacramento, California.
Young cancer patients from hospitals across the United States attended the “26th Annual Sunshine Kids Texas Hill Country Adventure” June 6 -12 in the greater San Marcos area.
The San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring the San Marcos Corporate Challenge. The Challenge pits local companies in sports challenges to claim the title of Best in the City at the end of the 11 sport challenge season.
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Police: Suspect in reported shooting at Texas Wal-Mart shot, apparently dead; hostages safe.
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Police: Officers on scene of "reported shooting" at a Walmart in Amarillo, Texas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says anti-Muslim rhetoric from presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is "not the America we want."
JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press
HOUSTON (AP) — A man charged in seven sexual assault cases in Houston also is the prime suspect in eight others since 2012, investigators said Monday.
Marquis V. Tate, 33, is accused of using either a knife or a gun to force women into his car and then taking them to secluded areas and sexually assaulting them, said Houston police Officer Monica Fortson, the lead investigator in the case.
BETH J. HARPAZ, AP Travel Editor
NEW YORK (AP) — Historic sites connected to Alexander Hamilton are getting a lot more visitors than they used to, thanks to a little Broadway show you might have heard about.
Fans of the musical "Hamilton," which won 11 Tony Awards Sunday, are hunting down every Hamilton spot they can think of, from his home in Harlem, to his burial site in Lower Manhattan, to Hamilton Park in Weehawken, New Jersey, near the dueling grounds where he was shot by Aaron Burr.
If you aren’t growing your own kale, you can find it at your Farmers Market or in the produce section of your grocery store.
• One bunch of fresh kale
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