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Terri Hendrix is playing at Summer in the Park tonight at 7:30 p.m. (Photo courtesy terrihendrix.com)

By CANDICE BRUSUELAS

Features Editor

 

By CANDICE BRUSUELAS

Features Editor

 


Guy Trimble loved deep sea fishing and, on occasion, it loved him back. Photo courtesy of Sarah Taylor

A friend, a boss, an attitude

Anita Miller/Managing Editor

I first met Guy Trimble at a crime scene that wasn’t. 

University of Texas at Austin astronomers working with NASA’s Kepler mission have helped to discover the first near-Earth-sized planet around a Sun-like star in the “habitable zone,” the range of distances where liquid water c

Anita Miller/Managing Editor

A tubing accident apparently led to the drowning death of a man along the upper San Marcos River on Wednesday.


A black Angus bull had motorists scrambling as he ambled through parts of San Marcos on Wednesday. The first sighting was on Ranch Road 12. Later, he roamed the Texas State University campus, prompting officials to issue a timely warning for students and staff to be on the lookout. SMDR photo/Gerald Castillo

Terri Hendrix is playing at Summer in the Park tonight at 7:30 p.m. (Photo courtesy terrihendrix.com)

Guy Trimble loved deep sea fishing and, on occasion, it loved him back. Photo courtesy of Sarah Taylor

A black Angus bull had motorists scrambling as he ambled through parts of San Marcos on Wednesday. The first sighting was on Ranch Road 12. Later, he roamed the Texas State University campus, prompting officials to issue a timely warning for students and staff to be on the lookout. SMDR photo/Gerald Castillo

Daniel Hannon with a model from Act 1 of “La Boheme.” The model of a collection at the McNay Art Institute in San Antonio.

Texas State Professor Emeritus is apparent victim of drowning

Anita Miller/Managing Editor

A man who apparently drowned in the San Marcos River Wednesday after helping a relative who fell out of her tube is remembered as a transformative force in theatre and set design at Texas State University.

City again cuts list of properties scheduled to be annexed soon

David Short/Business Editor

The San Marcos city council reduced the amount of property that might be annexed into the city limits just slightly this week, removing the Wonderland School and Grace Bible Church from the list.

SMCISD looks to restore mariachi program

Christopher Salinas/News Reporter

Years ago, San Marcos CISD had a full-fledged mariachi program. It was disbanded after interest waned, but the community and trustees are aiming to revive it, beginning with San Marcos High School.

College Football: Storylines heading into the new season

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

With Sun Belt media day in the books and fall practice right around the corner, Texas State is quickly closing in on the start of the season. In fact, there are only 44 days before the Bobcats open the 2015 campaign at Florida State.
Here are at least five storylines to look forward to this season.

High School Football: District 27-5A well represented in THSCA’s preseason poll

By ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Daily Record Sports

A trio of District 27-5A teams cracked the top 10 in the Texas High School Coaches Association preseason poll.

Kerrville-Tivy (12-4 in 2014) was slated as the third best team in Class 5A Region 4 — the highest of the three schools from District 27-5A.

Defending district titleholder Boerne-Champion (13-1 in 2014) was picked fifth and received one first-place vote despite losing to top-ranked Cedar Park in the area round last season by a score of 49-27. Alamo Heights (9-3 in 2014) rounded out the poll ranking 10th.

Outdoors: Disease, similar to Mad Cow, threatens deer herd in Texas

By JIM DARNELL
Outdoors

The highly-contagious Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been found in a Texas deer for the first time.  

This fatal disease, similar to Mad Cow Disease, could threaten our entire 4 million Texas deer herd. The disease was recently discovered in a two-year old white-tailed deer in a Medina County deer breeding facility.


The six-person band will be performing a lively set at Summer in the Park tonight at 7:30 at San Marcos Plaza Park. (Photo courtesy Soul Track Mind)

Get ready to groove with Soul Track Mind

By CANDICE BRUSUELAS

Features Editor

 

21st annual San Antonio Film festival takes place July 29-Aug. 2

The 21st Annual SAFILM-San Antonio Film Festival, will take place at the Tobin Center in the heart of downtown San Antonio. The festival will screen more than 100 feature-length and short films from across the country and around the world during the festival — as well as free, exciting community screening at the Pearl Stable on Tuesday, July 28.
The Free Community Screening at the Pearl Stable
The 2015 SAFILM-San Antonio Film Festival kicks off the grand opening at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28 at the Pearl Stable with the premiere of a “OLD?!”


No one is home at the CM Allen Homes on River Road. Federal red tape has hampered efforts by the San Marcos Housing Authority to get tenants back in their prior dwellings. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

Public housing’s flood recovery knotted up with federal red tape

Anita Miller/Managing Editor

The grass is neatly mowed outside the 96 housing units at CM Allen Homes on River Road and in the evening, the lights are on.

But flower gardens are tall and going to seed and bird feeders and bicycle racks are empty. Two months after the Blanco River rushed in, the neighborhood seems a ghost town.


Jimmie Scott

Among those assuming new duties at San Marcos Academy recently are Rhonda McNeil, director of business affairs; Jeff Baergen, executive vice president; Derrick Ouellette, boys dormitory director; Judy Behrens, girls dormitory director; and Corey Boyer, dean of residential life.

Scott named president of SMA

Jimmie W. Scott was named president of San Marcos Academy by the Board of Trustees July 8 after serving for five months as interim president.

Water board considers HCPUA request

Carlie Porterfield/Daily Record Intern

The Texas Water Development Board is meeting in Austin this morning to discuss a loan that could finance a major water project in the Kyle-Buda area.

The Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency has projected a water need to occur in 2023, while Buda predicts a water shortage as soon as 2018. 

Memorial Day flood volunteers urgently needed

Volunteers are urgently needed as Memorial Day flood relief efforts in the San Marcos region shift from short-term clean up to long-term rebuilding. Daily projects include debris removal, helping at a free furniture warehouse for flood survivors, distributing flood related information, and repair of flooded homes. No special skills are needed and projects are available for individuals as well as groups.

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