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Mayor Daniel Guerrero proclaimed May 24 as Flood Victims and Heroes Awareness Day in San Marcos on Tuesday morning at a flag raising ceremony at City Hall. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

 

Thomas Moynahan (right) of BR3T (Blanco River Regional Recovery Team) reaches across a framed SMTX Stronger Together flag he was presented Tuesday morning at City Hall to shake hands with Council member John Thomaides. Looking on are council members Scott Gregson and Lisa Prewitt. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Flag raising commemorates historic 2015 Memorial Day Weekend flood

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

More than 100 people gathered under gray skies as a tattered Old Glory was raised at San Marcos City Hall on Tuesday. Like many frayed things, the flag held a special significance.

Marylyn Decker Mitchell, the sister of Second Lieutenant John A. Decker, received his Silver Star and Purple Heart during Commissioners Court on Tuesday. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

 

Marine’s medals given to sister

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

“He was a wonderful brother. I don’t ever want him forgotten.”

Those words from Marylyn Decker Mitchell ushered in a round of applause Tuesday in Hays County Commissioners Court as they unanimously approved a proclamation making May 24, 2016 Second Lieutenant John A. Decker Day in Hays County. 

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