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From left to right are LeeAnne Huff, Evan Smith, Dohn White, David Esparza and Jean Bondy at last Friday's Casino Night hosted by the Rotary Club of San Marcos at Dick's Classic Car Garage and Museum. (photo by Lori Steindorf/San Marcos Daily Record)

Cellist Julia Bruskin, twin sister Emily Bruskin and pianist Donna Kwong belong to the Claremont Trio, one of the finest chamber music trios in the United States. (photo courtesy of Charles Kaufman)

SAN MARCOS, Texas — Claremont Trio, one of the finest chamber music trios in America, is bringing three centuries of music to Texas State University at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 23.The concert will be held in the new recital hall of the Performing Arts... more

Eighteen-year-old Danielle Avinger-Russell of San Marcos is competing for the Miss Teen title.

San Marcos High School student Danielle Avinger-Russell, age 18, of was recently selected to participate in the 2016 Miss Teen pageant competition taking place on Sunday, February 21, 2016. Danielle learned of her acceptance into this year's... more
The resplendent quetzal is a most unique and beautiful bird.  It sports a scintillating red breast and a magnificent green-blue tail almost 26 inches long.  To avoid damaging this splendid tail, the bird falls backward off its perch in order to fly... more

World traveler and birding enthusiast Jesse Huth will be the guest speaker at the Feb. 15 Wimberley Birding Society meeting. (photo by the Wimberley Birding Society)

Jesse Huth, Wimberley bird guide and poultry consultant, will be the featured speaker at the quarterly meeting of the Wimberley Birding Society.The meeting is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 15 in the Wimberley Community Center.Huth’s PowerPoint... more

 The Hays County Diabetes Coalition is offering the free series of Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes classes in March in San Marcos.

Individuals with type 2 diabetes are invited to participate in the upcoming Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes program. The Hays County Diabetes Coalition is offering the program.Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes is an educational program to help people... more

From left to right are LeeAnne Huff, Evan Smith, Dohn White, David Esparza and Jean Bondy at last Friday's Casino Night hosted by the Rotary Club of San Marcos at Dick's Classic Car Garage and Museum. (photo by Lori Steindorf/San Marcos Daily Record)

Cellist Julia Bruskin, twin sister Emily Bruskin and pianist Donna Kwong belong to the Claremont Trio, one of the finest chamber music trios in the United States. (photo courtesy of Charles Kaufman)

Eighteen-year-old Danielle Avinger-Russell of San Marcos is competing for the Miss Teen title.

World traveler and birding enthusiast Jesse Huth will be the guest speaker at the Feb. 15 Wimberley Birding Society meeting. (photo by the Wimberley Birding Society)

 The Hays County Diabetes Coalition is offering the free series of Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes classes in March in San Marcos.

Groundhog job shadowing at Travis Elementary

The Gary Job Corps students have been job shadowing throughout the city.  Travis Elementary has participated for more 15 years. Pictured are Susanne Ritter, CTR supervisor; John Trevino, WBL specialist; Myla Peterson, WBL specialist; Diana Tagle-Guerrero, executive assistant;  Emily Valdez, info literacy specialist and the job shadow Gary student Erik Contreras. PHOTO COURTESY GARY JOB CORPS

SMCISD set to adopt 2016-2017 school calendar

David Short

Business Editor

After delaying a decision for a month in order to receive more parent, staff and community input, the San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees may approve the new 2016-2017 school calendar Monday night.

San Marcos sales tax allocation up a bit

Anita Miller

Managing Editor

 

Sales tax allocations delivered to Texas cities in February represent sales that occurred in December, so it’s no surprise that San Marcos saw a little uptake in its rebate compared to last month. 

The most recent allocations from the office of Comptroller Glen Hegar show that San Marcos’ February allocation was $3,196,676.28, representing a 5.14 percent increase over Feburary 2015 and an increase of 4.10 for the year so far.

Gary Job Corps Center Career Transition Readiness Supervisor Susanne Ribber “pins” Mayor Daniel Guerrero as Deputy Director Nathalene Matthews looks on. PHOTO COURTESY OF RANDOLPH GOODMAN/GARY JOB CORPS

Newest member of the Texas Job Corps Coalition

San Marcos Mayor Daniel Guerrero was recently made a member of the Texas Job Corps Coalition.  The Texas Job Corps Coalition consists of members from the job corps centers in San Marcos, El Paso, McKinney and Laredo, along with members of the Department of Labor Job Corps Office in Dallas.

The mission of the Coalition is educating the public, civic and community leaders on the continuing needs that face the young men and women in Texas.  

Laura Kilcrease moderates a panel discussion on emerging entrepreneurs with Jose Beceiro, Dr. Tom Myers and Javad Gatabi. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DAVID SHORT

‘Angel investors’ often make or break start-ups

David Short

Business Editor

 

A sell-out crowd packed the San Marcos Conference Center Thursday for the 3rd annual Innovation Summit, where attendees heard multiple speakers address growth of entrepreneurship in the region.

Decision 2016: County Commissioner Precinct 3: Conley wants to continue

David Short 

Business Editor

Will Conley was first elected County Commissioner, Precinct 3, in 2004 and has won every race since.  Now seeking his fourth term, Conley is running on “a proven record of service to our community.”

“I brought the real world experience of a businessman to our county government, made it more efficient, cut tax rates, improved services, increased public safety, built roads and helped to create jobs,” he said.

Decision 2016: County Commissioner Precinct 3: Roark will lead by example

Rob Roark is “a working class Republican who takes a different approach to looking at our issues.”

A quality control engineer by trade, Roark says his background in both his job and volunteer work is what sets him apart in the County Commissioner Precinct 3 race.

Decision 2016: Hays County Sheriff: Cutler will push for new jail

David Short

Business Editor

It’s not unusual for a losing candidate to challenge the victor the next time around but in the case of Hays County Sheriff, voters are seeing the third rematch between Gary Cutler and Tommy Ratliff.

The first time was when Ratliff, then a Democrat, was running for election after having been appointed to the office upon the death of Allan Bridges. Cutler ran as a Republican and won.

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