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San Marcos Mayor John Thomaides and Chase Hayles with the mural Hayles created along N. LBJ Drive. It is the fourth work to be dedicated under the city’s mural program. PHOTO BY DON ANDERS

Items from a previous 4th Flea event are displayed on a shelf. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE PRICE CENTER.

4th Flea, the only downtown, monthly community flea market in San Marcos is seeking vendors to participate in its Jan. 28 event. The market takes place every fourth Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Price Center and offers both... more

Dog of the Week: Carter

Carter is one cool dog. This one-year-old is always happy to run and play outside, and can keep you entertained for hours. He is fantastic with other dogs and is really easy to get along with, he loves all people. Carter has been at the shelter for a while now and we just can’t figure out why this sweet boy is being overlooked. Come and meet him today and watch him melt your heart!

Both pets are available for adoption at the San Marcos Regional Shelter, and both pets have their adoption sponsored by the Mutt Strutt Guardian Angel program. That means that if you and either pet are a good match, their adoption, complete with... more

Merlin The Wise shows off his garb at last year’s San Marcos Celtic Fest. 

2017 has just begun, and with it a multitude of uncertainties— not the least of which is the unpredictable “winter” weather of Texas. One thing that is certain is that the days are slowly getting longer and the promise of spring is in the air. In... more

Alton Ill. Police officers and U.S. Marshals confer at the rear of a Nissan Altima that crashed ending a high-speed chase. William Michael Bryars, 17, allegedly attacked his mother with a hammer and screwdriver in Dripping Springs, stole this car and drove to Illinois before being arrested by police there. PHOTO BY JOHN BADMAN/THE TELEGRAPH

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter The Dripping Springs teen that allegedly used a hammer and screwdriver to attack his mother before stealing her car has been arrested in Illinois. William Michael Bryars, 17, was arrested early Friday after a chase... more

Bassist Brandon Alvis of Bogan Villa, a 70s inspired band, playing a set outside Dahlia Woods Gallery. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY RACHEL WILLIS

Rachel Willis - Staff Reporter Downtown San Marcos hosted its first Third Thursday Downtown Walkabout since the beginning of the new year. Downtown art galleries showcased local artists pieces and served up wine and canapes to the public. 218... more

The best seat in the house

Daily Record Reporter

“That’s probably why there were so many casualties,” says Milt Kramlick, crew chief of the Aluminum Overcast, a B-17G bomber built just after WWII. He’s referring to the fact that when this type of plane was originally used, there were no seatbelts in the midsection. There weren’t even seats.
A few minutes later I am sitting in this section, holding on to my army-style seat for dear life. I am terrified of heights and soon this nearly 70-year-old bomber will be soaring over San Marcos.

SMA raises funds for animal shelter

San Marcos Academy

Members of San Marcos Academy’s National Junior Honor Society presented a $100 donation to the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter April 17.
The group raised the money through their annual “pie in the face” contest, in which students purchased chances to throw a pie in the face of faculty and staff volunteers.
This is the third year the NJHS has donated contest proceeds to the Animal Shelter.
The Academy’s Junior Honor Society has 34 members and is sponsored by Amy Nighbert and Tamra Howe.

‘Texas Tomorrow’ program reflects college funding issues across nation

Daily Record Features

Texas State University junior Sarah Molitor didn’t worry about price when she started searching for a college in 2011. Though troubles with the ‘Texas Tomorrow Fund” (later renamed the “Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan”) started years earlier, her Generation X parents tried to shield her from the real world problem.


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Items from a previous 4th Flea event are displayed on a shelf. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE PRICE CENTER.

4th Flea, the only downtown, monthly community flea market in San Marcos is seeking vendors to participate in its Jan. 28 event.


Priscilla Graham Hardison Taylor

Priscilla Graham Hardison Taylor, 98, passed away Jan. 10, 2017 at Hays Nursing and Rehab in San Marcos, Texas.

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