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Mothers push their children in strollers on one of the Hike It Baby routes offered in San Marcos. (Photo by Patricia Matthews)

 
LORI STEINDORF Features Editor   Hike It Baby is the perfect prescription for new moms and other caregivers who feel as they are holed up in their homes, stuck in a rut and have no one to relate to in discussing the rewarding yet sometimes angst-... more

Baile Folklorico dancers from Travis Elementary School entertained the crowd Thursday at the annual Cinco de Mayo Luncheon. Sponsors are the Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos, LULAC #654 and Sociedad Cuauhtemoc. From left are Addy Jeffers , Isabelle McFarland, Cassandra Amaya and Leslie Sanchez. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

 
Anita Miller - Managing Editor Libby Doggett is the keynote speaker at an Early Childhood Education Summit happening this morning  at the Holiday Inn San Marcos.  The event, which focuses on the importance of early childhood education to the... more

Marisol Gomez, Margaret Lindsey, Bibb Underwood and Shirley Rogers await the start of the program. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

Kyle Mylius of Root Cellar Cafe and former Mayor Susan Narvaiz are this year’s tourism award winners from the San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau. Mylius received the Rogers Family Tourism Award, named after and honoring the Rogers family who... more

The hulking red fire truck, dubbed Lil’ Pete, is manned by city of San Marcos firefighters at Fire Station #3.  The platform truck has a variety of special features and Fire Chief Les Stephens likens it to a giant toolbox.  Lil’ Pete is the decal emblazoned across the left side of the fire truck. The mascot is named for a roadrunner that lived at the fire station for a few years. (photo by Don Anders)

 
Lori Steindorf Features Editor   Touting several amenities, the hulking red platform truck, with the plucky Lil’ Pete roadrunner mascot emblazoned across its left side, is celebrating its one-year anniversary with the San Marcos Fire Department. One... more

Pillars and side supports are being constructed to hold the new bridge/overpass where Highway 123 and Wonder World intersect on the east side of San Marcos. The project is part of the new FM 110 bypass that will allow thru-traffic on Interstate 35 to avoid the middle of the city. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

 

Just the shell of an old gas station remains at 205 W. Hopkins St., as demolition of the building is underway. Though once considered as a site for a student-oriented restaurant and bar, the property has been vacant for some time. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY GERALD CASTILLO

 

Mothers push their children in strollers on one of the Hike It Baby routes offered in San Marcos. (Photo by Patricia Matthews)

 

Baile Folklorico dancers from Travis Elementary School entertained the crowd Thursday at the annual Cinco de Mayo Luncheon. Sponsors are the Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos, LULAC #654 and Sociedad Cuauhtemoc. From left are Addy Jeffers , Isabelle McFarland, Cassandra Amaya and Leslie Sanchez. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

 

Marisol Gomez, Margaret Lindsey, Bibb Underwood and Shirley Rogers await the start of the program. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

The hulking red fire truck, dubbed Lil’ Pete, is manned by city of San Marcos firefighters at Fire Station #3.  The platform truck has a variety of special features and Fire Chief Les Stephens likens it to a giant toolbox.  Lil’ Pete is the decal emblazoned across the left side of the fire truck. The mascot is named for a roadrunner that lived at the fire station for a few years. (photo by Don Anders)

 

Pillars and side supports are being constructed to hold the new bridge/overpass where Highway 123 and Wonder World intersect on the east side of San Marcos. The project is part of the new FM 110 bypass that will allow thru-traffic on Interstate 35 to avoid the middle of the city. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

 

Just the shell of an old gas station remains at 205 W. Hopkins St., as demolition of the building is underway. Though once considered as a site for a student-oriented restaurant and bar, the property has been vacant for some time. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY GERALD CASTILLO

 

Spider-Man doesn’t have any connection to Earth Day, but that’s who Gabriel Place decided he wanted his face painted to resemble Saturday during Earth Day celebrations at The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 

Meadows Center Environmental Interpreter Bess Reisburg demonstrates her “make your own field guide” activity to visitors.

 

Meadows Center staff geographer Jared Wilken demonstrates to visitors how the San Marcos watershed works and its effects on the Edwards Aquifer.

 

Zane and Scarlet Hartman make seed balls at an activity sponsored by the Native Prairies Association of Texas.

 

Time ticking away as board postpones, again

David Short - Business Editor

With less than a week before Mark Eads leaves the San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District, the board of trustees postponed naming a new interim superintendent until another special called board meeting next Monday, May 2.

49 SMHS seniors attending signing day at UT Austin Friday

David Short - Business Editor

About four dozen San Marcos High School students will take part Friday in the second annual College Signing Day.

Started last year as a way of recognizing students’ academic achievements, the regional event will have more than 1,000 first-generation college-bound students from the Central Texas region.  

First Lt. Volker E. Schmidt from 7-6 Air Calvary Composite Squad in Conroe takes a picture of the flooding in Harris County. PHOTO COURTESY MAJOR STEPHEN G. BARATI

 

Flooding of U.S. 59 near the West Fork of the San Jacinto River in Harris County. PHOTO COURTESY CIVIL AIR PATROL

 

Texas Civil Air Patrol Wing provided aerial support during flooding

DENTON – Civil Air Patrol’s Texas Wing wrapped up a week of aerial imagery missions  for the Texas Division of Emergency Management Sunday after seven consecutive days of operations.

 Texas Wing aircrews flew a combined total of 52 damage assessment imagery missions and courier flights for TDEM during the period of April 18 – 24.

The tour included a stop at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. statue on campus.

PHOTOS COURTESY OF PRISCILLA DELGADO/BOWIE ELEMENTARY

Student observe the turtle pond behind the UT Tower.

A docent at the Harry Ransom Center shows students a rare, two-volume book set.

Serenity Alvarez, Genesis Vargas, Illianna Zertuche and Bryana Caldera enjoy ice cream.

Bowie students visit UT campus

Bowie Elementary School students from 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades took a field trip to The University of Texas at Austin as a reward for participating in the Texas Bluebonnet Award program, a reading program sponsored by the Texas Library Association. 

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