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Two masked swimmers peer through the bottom of a glass bottom boat at Aquarena Springs theme park, circa 1970s.

 

THIS THROWBACK THURSDAY PHOTO IS COURTESY OF THE SAN MARCOS DAILY RECORD ARCHIVES.

Throwback Thursday

Tickets on sale for 50+ Valentine’s party

The city of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the 18th annual Golden Sweetheart’s Ball for couples and singles age 50 and above in San Marcos and surrounding communities. This semi-formal event will be held on Friday, Feb. 10 from 6-10 p.m. at the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins.
The evening will include an elegant dance with music by Sound Experience and a wonderful catered dinner. Dinner will be served buffet style at 7 p.m. Door prizes will also be given away throughout the evening.

KAP Literary Center acquires Mike Cox book collection

Long-time Texas writer Mike Cox of Wimberley has donated his collection of books on Southwestern literature and writing to the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle.
An elected member of the Texas Institute of Letters, Cox is the award-winning author of 30 non-fiction books, including a two-volume history of the Texas Rangers published in 2008. His latest book, “Legend and Lore of the Texas Capitol,” is scheduled for release early next year.

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