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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

Hays County market value on the rise

Daily Record Features

On Thursday, May 1, the Hays Central Appraisal District (HCAD) will start mailing 74,526 appraisal notices. Property owners that receive a notice will have until June 2 to file a protest appeal to the Appraisal Review Board.
Hays County’s overall preliminary market value rose to $17.1 billion this year, up 8.9 percent from 2013, according to a press release from the HCAD.
Commercial and industrial property increased in value by more than 10 percent from last year’s $1.55


SMCISD gets new school buses

By David Short

Executive Editor


San Marcos CISD will soon get eight new school buses to help meet demands for transportation. The unanimous vote came during a special called meeting of the Board of Trustees on Monday night as they began a workshop on next years budget.

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Jailbreak in the nude

News Editor

Kendrick Davis was able to make it over the fence at the Kyle Correctional Center on Saturday by taking off his clothes and throwing them over the concertina wire topping the walls of the outdoor recreation area.
But the downside to that, Kyle Police Chief Jeff Barnett said, is he was naked and therefore, highly suspicious.


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Surprise move by council

Executive Editor

Last night’s special called meeting of the San Marcos City Council took a surprise turn when, after an almost two hour executive session, the council voted to postpone action on the Upland Analytics loan until next week’s regular council meeting.
After prior council meetings where the agreement had appeared to be hammered out and all parties in agreement followed by the State of Texas approving the loan last week, it was thought that last night’s meeting would be more of a formality and vote of final approval.

More than 60 aircraft exhibitors came to San Marcos Municipal Airport for the AOPA Regional Fly-in Saturday which also saw in excess of 600 pilots arrive for the one day event.
Saturday’s fly-in was well-attended by pilots, aircraft owners and the general public.

SM Municipal Airport packed for first-ever AOPA regional fly-in

Executive Editor

San Marcos Municipal Airport probably hasn’t seen this much activity since the old days when it was Edward Gary Air Force Base.
Saturday the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) held the first of their regional fly-ins here. And the response exceeded everyone’s expectations as more than 600 aircraft from all over the country arrived along with nearly 2,500 people arriving by car. In fact the response was so great some aircraft had to land at New Braunfels airport and then take ground transportation to San Marcos.



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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