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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

 

For their “Giving Back to the Community” project, the Sun Bear unit at Bonham Pre-Kindergarten School  collected items for the San Marcos Animal Shelter. Students in the classrooms of Amber Banks, Tanya Laws, Vickie Stephenson and Patricia Derrickson collected enough change to purchase a Thunder shirt (anxiety blanket), dog and cat food, treats, toys, blankets and towels. PHOTO COURTESY OF BONHAM PK SCHOOL

 

Bonham Sun Bears

Students and staff from Gary Job Corps have made giving blood through the Blood Center of Central Texas a bi-annual event. Pictured are blood center staff and Gary staff and students Stacey Rodriguez, Chrissy Mendiola, Rich Blanchard, Hope Powell, Irma Pardo, Travis Plunk, Armando Carillo Jr., Mark Carreon, Anthony Hunt, Armon Cromer, Emily Munoz, Cullen Thibodeaux, Otis Harris, Cierra Wilson, Robert B. McPherson, Ashawna Jones, Ryan Love and Diving Calderon. PHOTO COURTESY GARY JOB CORPS

 

Boy snatched by gator is presumed dead; Disney beaches close

JAY REEVES, Associated Press
TERRANCE HARRIS, Associated Press

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World closed beaches at its Florida resorts Wednesday while dozens of rescuers searched a lagoon for a 2-year-old boy who was presumed dead after being snatched off the shore and dragged underwater by an alligator.

Wildlife officials removed five alligators from the water and cut them open but found no sign of the child.

Taylor Swift exhibit part of 2016 State Fair of Texas

DALLAS (AP) — The 2016 State Fair of Texas will carry the theme "Celebrating Texas Agriculture."

Fair officials on Wednesday announced details of the annual expo planned Sept. 30 through Oct. 23 in Dallas.

Fairgoers can also get an inside look at the life of singer and songwriter Taylor Swift.

An exhibit called "The Taylor Swift Experience" includes memorabilia such as costumes, photos and instruments. The display will include the light blue Reem Acra gown that Swift wore last year during the Academy of Country Music awards at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

Authorities say girl, 5, bitten by shark near Galveston

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Authorities in Galveston, Texas, say a 5-year-old girl has been taken to a hospital after a shark bit her leg.

Galveston Beach Patrol Chief Peter Davis says the girl was in the water off Pirates Beach around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday with her father and brother when the shark bit her.

Davis says the girl was floating in a ring tube when her father heard her scream and saw a 3- to 4-foot shark.

Investigators casting wide net in nightclub shooting probe

JAY REEVES, Associated Press
ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Shot in the leg and lying in a mix of blood and water on a bathroom floor, Patience Carter heard gunman Omar Mateen dial 911 from just a few feet away. The American-born son of an Afghan immigrant, Mateen told the person on the other end he wanted America to stop bombing his country, she recalled.

"We knew what his motive was. He wasn't going to stop killing people until he was killed," she said Tuesday during a riveting hospital news conference.

Authorities search for boy dragged into water by gator

JAY REEVES, Associated Press

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The search continued Wednesday morning for a 2-year-old boy who was dragged into the water by an alligator near Disney's upscale Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, authorities said.

The effort was still considered a "search and rescue operation," said Jeff Williamson, a spokesman for the Orange County Sheriff's Department.

"We are very hopeful," he said at a morning news conference. "Sometimes you get the worst, but we are hoping for the best."

Tatum Ingram didn't much care for the sample her mom Tammy just had her try Tuesday at a Picky Eaters Tasting Party at the San Marcos Public Library. The event featured dietitians offering up healthy snacks for kids age 2 to 6. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

On the front lines of mosquito fight

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.

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