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An open air market at Rhythm of the Street demonstrated the possibilities available in the downtown area to attract more visitors and business. And on a hot day like yesterday, the free snow cones were a welcome treat.

Ed Mihalkanin scored a direct hit sending Samantha Armbruster into the dunk tank, one of many games at this year’s seventh annual Foodstock which benefits the Hays County Food Bank.

The heat is on with another salsa competition. Entries must be registered by 2 p.m.


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Hays County Commissioners on Tuesday issued a proclamation making August “National Breastfeeding Month” in Hays County. Shown are (from left) County Judge Bert Cobb, Pct. 2 Commissioner Mark Jones, Pct. 1 Commissioner Debbie Gonzales Ingalsbe, Kim Castro and Lyssa Thames of WIC, Pct. 3 Commissioner Will Conley and Pct. 4 Commissioner Ray Whisenant. Castro reported to the court that WIC has achieved a breastfreed rate of 89 percent in its local operations.
Gary Job Corps held the “Summer Splash” activities celebrating the students return from summer break.  The staff from the dining hall cooked 1,190 turkey legs and over 200 lbs. of fajitas. Pictured from left are the dining staff that serves the student body three meals a day, seven days a week: Placida Zabaleta, Christina Widish, Julio Echeverria, Adela Sanchez, Alfred Garcia, Clifford Jones, Alma Puentes, Adolfo Ovalle, Fritzie Kimbrough, Chef Gary Orris, Miguel Garcia  and Gloria Polanco. 
Work continues on the second continuous flow intersection in San Marcos at Interstate 35 and Hopkins Street, even on the very hot afternoons as workers take what little shade they can. Drivers seem to have adjusted to the first continuous flow intersection at I-35 and Aquarena Springs without much difficulty, according to the Texas Department of Transportation which oversees the two projects.
The heat is on with another salsa competition. Entries must be registered by 2 p.m.
Dennis Elton Smith

Dennis Elton Smith

Dennis Elton Smith, born to Lillie Mae and Dan Elton Smith on Nov. 8, 1946, fell asleep in death on June 11, 2014 at the age of 67 at his home in Southfield, Michigan.


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