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Mark Hendricks

Former SMDR reporter dies at 63

Award-winning former San Marcos Daily Record staffer and long-time Texas State University spokesperson Mark Steven Hendricks, whose worldly understanding produced a rare clarity of writing, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, in San Marcos at the age of 63.
Mark was born on June 10, 1953, in Spokane, Washington. He was preceded in death by his father, Col. Clayton V. Hendricks. Mark grew up on and around various military bases, including the Marine Corps Air Station at Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

Orangetherapy Fitness opening Jan. 26

Orangetheory® Fitness, a fast-growing, group fitness concept that takes results to new heights using 60-minute classes broken into intervals of high-energy training, will open its first San Marcos studio on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 243 Wonder World Drive, Suite 108, in the heart of San Marcos. The studio is 3,000 square feet and already has approximately 300 members.

Gary Job Corps representatives Susanne Ritter and Randolph Goodman attended the reception for the Commanding Officer Major General Jeffrey Snow, US Army Recruiting Command during the San Antonio Community Action Committee Meeting in preparation of the All American Bowl held at the Alamo Bowl. NFL Hall of Famer Kevin Green was the featured speaker along with testimonials from  future soldiers.  Pictured are San Antonio Chamber of Commerce President Richard Perez, SACAC chairman;  Joseph Bray, Gary Job Corps; Ritter, Snow, Company Commander US Army Recruiting San Marcos Captain Michael McCown, San Marcos Chamber of Commerce President Jason Mock, Legislative Aide to State Representative Elect Barbara Gervin Hawkins Ramon Chapa Jr. and  Goodman. PHOTO COURTESY OF GARY JOB CORPS

City seeks applicants for youth program funding  

The city of San Marcos is currently accepting applications to fund programs serving children and youth in the San Marcos area.
 Applications must be turned in to the Grant Harris, Jr. Building, 401 E. Hopkins, by noon on Feb. 10. Applications can be downloaded from
 To qualify for funds, agencies must:
• Establish that it is performing a needed service that meets the needs of one of the Priority Areas in the Youth Master Plan,


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