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Western diamondback rattlesnake. Photo courtesy General Land Office.

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Makayla Bravo and Giovanni Uresti enjoyed trying on their new helmets. (Daily Record photo by Anita Miller)

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The Hays County Sheriff’s department attracted a lot of interest during the job fair with openings in patrol, corrections and other areas. Deputy Sheriff Joel Hostetler, HR Coordinator Rebecca Mullen and Corrections officer Jessica Schuelke talk with Jerry Dominguez about the various opportunities. (Daily Record photo by David Short)

San Marcos Fire Captain Frank Arredondo takes advantage of the recent rain and resulting stronger river flow to train other firefighters in swift water rescue at Rio Vista Falls. (SMDR photo by David Short)

Zach Casilleja of the Kyle Police Department put a rose in honor of Samantha Dean on a wreath during the annual Police Officers’ Memorial on Friday. See more photos on page 5.

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Western diamondback rattlesnake. Photo courtesy General Land Office.

Makayla Bravo and Giovanni Uresti enjoyed trying on their new helmets. (Daily Record photo by Anita Miller)

The Hays County Sheriff’s department attracted a lot of interest during the job fair with openings in patrol, corrections and other areas. Deputy Sheriff Joel Hostetler, HR Coordinator Rebecca Mullen and Corrections officer Jessica Schuelke talk with Jerry Dominguez about the various opportunities. (Daily Record photo by David Short)

San Marcos Fire Captain Frank Arredondo takes advantage of the recent rain and resulting stronger river flow to train other firefighters in swift water rescue at Rio Vista Falls. (SMDR photo by David Short)

Zach Casilleja of the Kyle Police Department put a rose in honor of Samantha Dean on a wreath during the annual Police Officers’ Memorial on Friday. See more photos on page 5.

Mendez Elementary had five winners in the recent Emily Ann Theatre and Gardens Annual Butterfly Art Contest. Pictured are kindergartner Kira Lozano, first place ribbon; first grader Samuel Lesa, honorable mention ribbon; Principal Karen McGowan; third grader Chi Huynh, first place ribbon; art teacher Kay Posey; and third grader Serenity Tucker, third place ribbon. First Presbyterian Church sponsored Mendez’s participation in the contest. (Photo courtesy of Mendez Elementary)

Mendez butterfly art contest winners

Still buying tickets on the EP Titanic

In case you have been out of the country this year and missed out on one of the most inglorious launches in recent history, Houston-based corporation Electro Purification still wants to pump more than five million gallons of water each day from the Trinity Aquifer in Central Hays County.  Their contracts will pipe this water east to Buda, Goforth Water SUD and the private Anthem development near Mountain City.  Not since declaring the Titanic unsinkable has there been such an expensive and ill-conceived concept.

San Marcos traffic project updates

HUNTER RD: The next phase of the Hunter Road widening project continues through mid-June. Construction includes street widening and the installation of new water, wastewater and drainage pipe. Traffic will be one-way northbound on Hunter between Dixon and Bishop. Southbound traffic will detour at Bishop, Craddock and Wonder World. Residents along Hopkins south of Bishop will be able to access their homes by taking Bishop to Belvin and back to Hopkins. TxDOT, (512) 393-8235.

Tonatiuh, Quintero winners of 2015 Tomás  Rivera Book Awards

Duncan Tonatiuh and Isabel Quintero have been named the 20th Anniversary Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award recipients for works published in 2013-14.
The award, established at Texas State University in 1995, is designed to encourage authors, illustrators and publishers to produce books that authentically reflect the lives of Mexican American children and young adults in the United States.


Texas State junior catcher Tanner Hill celebrates after his grand slam during the second inning of Saturday's 22-8 victory over UT Arlington inside Bobcat Ballpark.

College Baseball: Texas State pummels UT Arlington en route to 22-8 victory

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

By the time Tanner Hill drilled the ball off the batter’s eye in center field for a grand slam, news had spread in the dugout that Texas State had already sealed a berth into the conference tournament.

Unfortunately for UT Arlington, the Bobcats weren’t in a compassionate mood.

Instead, Texas State pummeled the Mavericks for a 22-8 rule-rule shortened victory on Saturday afternoon inside Bobcat Ballpark.

High School Baseball: Rattlers drop series to Georgetown in the area finals

By ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Daily Record Sports

The Rattlers knew what was on the line Friday night.

San Marcos jumped out to an early lead, but when Georgetown’s T.J.Raguse got rolling, the Eagles followed on their way to an 8-2 series clinching win over the Rattlers in the area finals.

Through three innings San Marcos flashed its vintage defensive prowess holding Georgetown scoreless and only one hit. Junior David Hamilton helped his team break the scoreless tie on a triple in the third inning that sent home senior Derek Gonzales.

Youth Baseball: A trip of a lifetime for the San Marcos Bombers baseball team

By ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Daily Record Sports

Cooperstown awaits a group of lucky youth baseball players from San Marcos.

The San Marcos Bombers’ 12U team will be headed to The American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournaments August 1 through 7 held in Cooperstown, New York, the site of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

The Bombers will play on one of 24 fields at Cooperstown Dreams Park in a tournament consisting of 100 teams from across the country.


Texas State head coach Dennis Franchione chats with the side judge during a timeout.

College Football: Texas State to face Florida State on national TV

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

The countdown is on.

Sure, there are 111 days before Texas State kicks off its season with a marquee matchup against the Florida State Seminoles.

But on Friday afternoon, the Bobcats learned that their season opener on Sept. 5 inside Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida, will kick off at 7 p.m. and be shown on ESPN News.

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Who says you can’t have stew in the spring? (Daily Record photo by Candice Brusuelas)

By CANDICE BRUSUELAS

Features Editor

 

Obituaries

Malcolm Ray Scott, 88, a resident of San Marcos, Texas, passed away May 20, 2015. He was born Jan. 30, 1927, in McDade, Texas, to Otma and Evadene (Parks) Scott.

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