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The usually sleepy Caldwell County town of Martindale came alive with red, white and blue on Saturday for their annual Independence Day Parade down Main Street. SMDR photos/Anita Miller

Ainsley Williams exits a house built in Minecraft as she plays on her own tablet device. SMDR photos/Christopher Salinas

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Students who attended the recent Youth Preparedness Camp at Texas State University learned life-saving skills. More than 50 campers received the full 20-hour Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training that included hands-on drills in first aid, search and rescue, fire safety and disaster psychology. Camp culminated in a mock disaster exercise. SMDR photos/Carlie Porterfield

Holding the oversized check are Bruce and Gloria Ingram, with CTMC cardiologist Dr. Anthony Cedrone (left) and CEO Sam Huenergardt in between them. Others shown are members of the Ingram family and CTMC Foundation.

Local philanthropists Bruce and Gloria Ingram were honored on June 30 at Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) for a generous $1.1 million donation to the CTMC Foundation. 


Debbie Guerra lines up her fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July as Evaristo Almendarez makes suggestions on the most popular ones at Mr. W. Fireworks located at Hwy. 123 and FM 1978 just outside the San Marcos city limits. SMDR photo/David Short

The usually sleepy Caldwell County town of Martindale came alive with red, white and blue on Saturday for their annual Independence Day Parade down Main Street. SMDR photos/Anita Miller

Ainsley Williams exits a house built in Minecraft as she plays on her own tablet device. SMDR photos/Christopher Salinas

Students who attended the recent Youth Preparedness Camp at Texas State University learned life-saving skills. More than 50 campers received the full 20-hour Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training that included hands-on drills in first aid, search and rescue, fire safety and disaster psychology. Camp culminated in a mock disaster exercise. SMDR photos/Carlie Porterfield

Holding the oversized check are Bruce and Gloria Ingram, with CTMC cardiologist Dr. Anthony Cedrone (left) and CEO Sam Huenergardt in between them. Others shown are members of the Ingram family and CTMC Foundation.

Debbie Guerra lines up her fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July as Evaristo Almendarez makes suggestions on the most popular ones at Mr. W. Fireworks located at Hwy. 123 and FM 1978 just outside the San Marcos city limits. SMDR photo/David Short

Galveston Heritage Festival to celebrate the ‘Ellis Island of the West’

Book your passage now for Galveston Historical Foundation’s newest event, the Galveston Heritage Festival. Enjoy music, food and entertainment from numerous cultural groups and organizations from throughout Texas while learning more about the early days of immigration through the Port of Galveston.
Held in Kempner Park at 27th and Avenue O, the event opens its gates at 10 a.m. and concludes at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15.

Hero cat awarded Hero Dog Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the first time, a Los Angeles shelter’s Hero Dog award has gone to a cat.
In May 2014, Tara the cat fought off a dog that attacked her 6-year-old owner as he rode his bicycle in the driveway of the family’s Bakersfield home.
Tara body-slammed Scrappy, a chow-mix that lived next door, when the dog got out of his yard, ran for Jeremy Triantafilo, grabbed his leg and started shaking from side-to-side. Tara chased the dog toward its home. It was later euthanized.

Martinez-Muñoz Wedding Announcement

Ms. Cindy Martinez and Mr. James Muñoz were united in marriage on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the chapel at Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luis Martinez of Martindale. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cleto and Carmen Luera of San Marcos and the late Mr. and Mrs. Jesus and Epifania Martinez of Martindale.

Answers to go with Susan Smith: Canyon Lake Levels

By SUSAN SMITH

Daily Record Columnist

 

Each week hundreds of people call or visit the San Marcos Public Library to find information.  “Answers•To•Go” highlights recently received questions. Please visit the library at 625 East Hopkins, call 393-8200 for information over the phone, or e-mail us through our web-page at www.sanmarcostx.gov/library.


Gary Job Corps Mmanagers and directors served students supper in preparation of their departure for the Summer Break. Students left on Friday and will return July 13.  The students on the Gary Job Corps Center celebrate two breaks during the year one being the Summer Break and the other Winter during the end of December and start of January. Gary Job Corps is a vocational training facility funded by the Department of Labor training in over 20 vocational trades, GED and High School Diploma programs, and driver’s education. Pictured are left to right Juanita Lopez, lunchroom staff; Rhea Viernes-Medina, deputy director student training; Andrea Bulkley, human resources trainer; Jose Saracco, property manager, Raiza Lima, lunchroom staff, and welding student Dean Peace.

Serving students one last time

Tuesday meeting on JP Pct. 1, Pl. 2

Anita Miller/Managing Editor

Hays County Democrats loaded up their Juneteenth parade entry with sign to “save” the office of Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 2. That office has only been held by two people since it was created more than 40 years ago. 

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