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Audience participant Aidan Rodriguez watches the sodium acetate react after he poured it into the flask of supersaturated solution.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Audience participant Aidan Rodriguez watches the sodium acetate react after he poured it into the flask of supersaturated solution.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

 

Former student Travis Morgan and student Michael Godwin use liquid nitrogen and milk with added sugar and flavoring to make instant ice cream.

Former student Travis Morgan and student Michael Godwin use liquid nitrogen and milk with added sugar and flavoring to make instant ice cream.

 

The audience applauds after Dr. Martin hammers a nail into a board using a banana dipped in liquid nitrogen.

The audience applauds after Dr. Martin hammers a nail into a board using a banana dipped in liquid nitrogen.

 

Crazy Chemistry at San Marcos Library

GALLERY: Crazy Chemistry amazed children at the San Marcos Public Library. Daily Record Photos by Denise Cathey. 

The property located at Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road is currently home to brush. H-E-B hopes to go in across from CVS and the Elysian at Purgatory Creek apartments. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY TARA POHLMEYER.

New H-E-B plan goes before P&Z tonight

Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter

A new H-E-B could be going in at the intersection of Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road and will be on the agenda for tonight’s planning and zoning meeting. 

Laura Oles

Oles gets international attention

Denise Cervantes - Special to the Record

In the early mornings, local San Marcos author Laura Oles tends to her latest work in progress while her current reads – a fiction novel and Charles Duhigg hardback — are right next to her.

Oles was recently named one of  10 finalists in the Killer Nashville Claymore Award competition for her manuscript – “Daughters of Bad Men.” 

“I was really stunned,” Oles said. “I had entered the competition expecting to not hear anything back. I just sent it and said ‘I did it’ then went back to working.” 

County set to whittle ‘wish list’

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

Hays County Commissioners will start whittling down a $352 million roads wish list during their meeting today, while at the same time looking for alternative sources of funding.

The preliminary list, released during last week’s meeting, includes intersections improvements and acquisition of right-of-way for future projects, drainage projects and improvements to low-water crossings and hike and bike trails throughout the county, though the majority are in Pct. 1 which includes San Marcos.

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