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  Volunteers with the San Marcos Tourist Information Center will serve lunch this Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Charles S. Cock House Museum. Their menu includes beef or cheese enchiladas, rice, beans, desserts and tea for $8. For more... more

The Bellamy Brothers are an American pop and country music duo that first emerged in 1976 with their single, “Let Your Love Flow,” a No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100. They later found success in country music, charting 20 No. 1 singles and more than 50 hits overall on the country charts. (photo courtesy of the Bellamy Brothers)

 
 Plans are underway for Central Texas Medical Center’s (CTMC) 24th annual Stars of Texas Gala.  Hays County’s premiere black-tie event will take place on Sunday, Oct. 23 at Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa and Conference Center.  In addition to gourmet... more
By JOE VOZZELLI Sports Editor   Texas State left a bullet in the chamber, hoping it could extend its season by at least one more day.    The Bobcats, whose backs were against the wall for the first time at the Sun Belt Tournament, rolled the dice... more

Names of Hays County’s war dead are inscribed at the Veterans Memorial, where ceremonies marking Memorial Day are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 
David Short - Business Editor There are 22 names on the Hays County Veterans Memorial wall of those killed in action in Vietnam.  They are also listed on the Vietnam Wall in Washington, D.C. where a project is underway to collect at least one... more

San Marcos Police Lt. Laray Taylor visited with Michelle and Pete Garza Wednesday morning at Taco Cabaña during a “Coffee with a Cop” session. One more is planned for Friday, June 3, from 9 to 11 a.m. at The Craft House, 242 N. LBJ Drive. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

 

Mother Nature did the flag-waving Friday at Juan Veramendi Plaza. Hundreds of U.S. flags are set out at the site each Memorial Day by the Heritage Association of San Marcos Riverwalk Committee.  DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 
 

The Bellamy Brothers are an American pop and country music duo that first emerged in 1976 with their single, “Let Your Love Flow,” a No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100. They later found success in country music, charting 20 No. 1 singles and more than 50 hits overall on the country charts. (photo courtesy of the Bellamy Brothers)

 

Names of Hays County’s war dead are inscribed at the Veterans Memorial, where ceremonies marking Memorial Day are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

San Marcos Police Lt. Laray Taylor visited with Michelle and Pete Garza Wednesday morning at Taco Cabaña during a “Coffee with a Cop” session. One more is planned for Friday, June 3, from 9 to 11 a.m. at The Craft House, 242 N. LBJ Drive. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

 

Mother Nature did the flag-waving Friday at Juan Veramendi Plaza. Hundreds of U.S. flags are set out at the site each Memorial Day by the Heritage Association of San Marcos Riverwalk Committee.  DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 
 

A security camera captures the robbery. Authorities say it shows suspect Eric Hayes. PHOTO COURTESY BUDA POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

Suspect in Buda heist behind bars in Austin

A man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a gas station in Buda has been arrested in Austin.   

 On May 16 at approximately 10:40 p.m., the Buda Police Department responded to an armed robbery call at the Murphy USA Gas Station at 1615 Main Street. The suspect, armed with a knife, demanded money from the cash register. 

Pictured are teams that participated in the Horseshoe Challenge, Gary Job Corps, city of San Marcos, CFAN, UTC Aerospace, Mensor, Altra Industrial Motion, Philips, CenturyLink, and “Coach Farmer,” San Marcos Corporate Challenge coordinator. PHOTO COURTESY GARY JOB CORPS

 

San Marcos Corporate Challenge horseshoe tournament

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 10 sport challenge season.  The fifth challenge was Horseshoes which was held at River Ridge Park.  The results for the tournament were for Division I, 1. CFAN, 2. City of San Marcos, 3. CFAN, 4. CFAN, 5. Gary Job Corps, 6. Gary Job Corps, Division II, 1. AIM, 2.

Local teachers named H-E-B semi-finalists

De Zavala Elementary teacher Diana Garcia and Travis Elementary teacher Yvette Cantu received letters from H-E-B stating that out of 1,400 applicants for the 2016 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, they had made it to the top 150 semi-finalists. Although neither made the ultimate finalist cut of 40 Texas teachers, each received a $250 gift card and a Certificate of Recognition. 

San Marcos High School seniors Chris Velasquez and Katherine Reeves were named Mr. & Miss San Marcos High School for 2016. The royal pair were crowned at Prom on Saturday, May 14, at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in San Marcos. PHOTO COURTESY OF COREY CASEY

 

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Tie vote will force runoff

It doesn’t happen often, but a Monday recount of votes in the May 7 race between Kyle City Council member Diane Hervol and challenger Travis Mitchell resulted in a tie.

That was the word from Hays County Election Administrator Joyce Cowan, who oversaw the recount.

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