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The St. John’s Catholic Church Matlachines dance troupe, shown here in 2014, belongs to the Hays County Matlachines. Participants of all ages entertain audiences while honoring their faith, ancestry and culture. (St. John's Catholic Church)

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Members of Highlights in action at the Barbershop Harmony Society’s Southwestern District Quartet Contest are tenor Jerry Cooper, lead Ron Melder, bass Mike Wilson and baritone Doug Peterson. (Heart Of Texas Chorus)

The 13th annual United We Sing Concert is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. in Evans Auditorium on the campus of Texas State University.  


Parks Ranger Scott Raven and Dianne Wassenich of the San Marcos River Foundation look over what remains of Cape’s Dam. City Council may decide its face tonight. SMDR photo/Christopher Salinas

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VFW Commander Dan West (left), Gary Tucker and Hays County Veterans Services Officer Jude Prather. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

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Like too many of their neighbors, Sabrina and Gary Tucker had only moments to escape their Wimberley home early on May 24.


Lisa Tanksley, Mary Gutierrez, Andrew Frisch and Carla Caskey Sisk of ColorMix had one of the most elaborate booths, designed by Frisch. The 1950s style soda shope won Best of Show. SMDR photo/David Short

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The 30th annual San Marcos Chamber of Commerce Business Expo is now over and by all accounts was the most successful ever.  


Country Music star Kip Moore told those gathered that he wanted to do something to create a safe place for kids. He spoke at the ribbon cutting for a skate park in Veteran’s Park on Mariposa Street. SMDR photos/Anita Miller

The St. John’s Catholic Church Matlachines dance troupe, shown here in 2014, belongs to the Hays County Matlachines. Participants of all ages entertain audiences while honoring their faith, ancestry and culture. (St. John's Catholic Church)

Members of Highlights in action at the Barbershop Harmony Society’s Southwestern District Quartet Contest are tenor Jerry Cooper, lead Ron Melder, bass Mike Wilson and baritone Doug Peterson. (Heart Of Texas Chorus)

Parks Ranger Scott Raven and Dianne Wassenich of the San Marcos River Foundation look over what remains of Cape’s Dam. City Council may decide its face tonight. SMDR photo/Christopher Salinas

VFW Commander Dan West (left), Gary Tucker and Hays County Veterans Services Officer Jude Prather. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

Lisa Tanksley, Mary Gutierrez, Andrew Frisch and Carla Caskey Sisk of ColorMix had one of the most elaborate booths, designed by Frisch. The 1950s style soda shope won Best of Show. SMDR photo/David Short

Country Music star Kip Moore told those gathered that he wanted to do something to create a safe place for kids. He spoke at the ribbon cutting for a skate park in Veteran’s Park on Mariposa Street. SMDR photos/Anita Miller

Weekly traffic update

Projects affecting San Marcos traffic Aug. 23-29

Online: sanmarcostx.gov/traffic

 

Gary Job Corps meeting with Congressman Roger Williams

Gary Job Corps Administrative Assistant Rachel Garnes and Business Community Liaison Randolph Goodman present Congressman Roger Williams, 25th District of Texas, with a name block constructed by machinist students from the center.  Williams stated that he would join the Friends of Job Corps Congressional Caucus, which currently includes Joaquin Castro, Henry Cuellar, Lloyd Doggett, Al Green, Gene Green, Ruben Hinojosa, Shelia Jackson Lee, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Beto O’Rou

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Commissioners cancel regular meeting, schedule special one

The Hays County Commissioners Court will not meet on Tuesday but will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. on Wednesday in order to discuss and possibly vote on a proposed tax rate as well as to schedule public hearings in the FY 2016 tax rate.

The court meets on the third floor of the historic Hays County Courthouse in downtown San Marcos.


Amanda Nichols, Martha Colon, Cindy Hatt, Amy Price and Frank Torres Photos courtesy of Diana Guerrero

Back to School Parade

On Aug. 19, Travis Elementary School conducted a Welcome Back to School parade that traveled throughout neighborhoods served by Travis. Teachers and administrators rode in decorated trailers and pickups to shout greetings to children in the yards, and to wave to the soon-to-be-students-again. School starts Monday, Aug. 24.

 

Otis Grant Reese

Otis Grant Reese

 

Otis Grant Reese was born Dec. 12, 1926 to Emmett and Maggie Reese in Sweetwater, Texas. He died Aug. 20, 2015 at Regent Care Center in San Marcos, Texas.

Virgil Franson

 

Virgil Franson, a resident of Lisbon, North Dakota, passed away Aug 19, 2015 in Wimberley.  He will be buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Lisbon.  For more information, call Thomason Funeral Home, (512) 396-2300.

 

Alberta ‘Bert’ Hancock

 

Alberta “Bert” Hancock, 93, formerly of Wimberley and San Marcos, passed away Aug. 3, 2015 in Houston, Texas. A memorial mass will be held Thursday, Aug. 27 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Wimberley.  

Marie Elsa Foster

 

Maria Elsa Foster, a resident of Wimberley, passed away Aug. 18, 2015 at the age of 91. A memorial service is pending.  

For more information, call Thomason Funeral Home, (512) 396-2300.

High School Football: With scrimmage in the books, Rattlers ready to go

By ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Daily Record Sports

Five days are all that remains before the start of the season.

Anxious for its contest against East Central later this week at home, San Marcos prepared for the season opener with a scrimmage against San Antonio Holmes inside Rattler Stadium last Friday morning.

Texas State volleyball preview: New season, same goal for Bobcats

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

When Texas State heads to the SMU/ TCU Crosstown Challenge later this week, head coach Karen Chisum will start her 36th season at the helm.

Yet, no matter who has been on the roster and what conference the Bobcats have called their home — the Southland, Western Athletic and now the Sun Belt — Chisum’s preseason goals haven’t changed.

“My expectations are always the same and that’s by the time we get to the conference tournament to be the best we possibly can be, win it and go to the NCAA Tournament,” said

College Football's Countdown to Kickoff: Idaho optimistic about 2015 season

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

Before preseason camp opened up, Idaho head coach Paul Petrino laid out a three-step recipe for his team’s success in 2015, namely strong quarterback play, a good defense and an efficient running game, particularly with the lead in the fourth quarter.

In Petrino’s estimation, the Vandals have the pieces to accomplish all three feats — despite the fact that they weren’t consistent in any of those areas last season.

After all, Idaho quarterback Matt Linehan, a true freshman in 2014, was turnover-prone (18 interceptions).

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