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By JOE VOZZELLISports Editor In about three weeks, Granger Studdard may have a life-altering decision in front of him.   Studdard, a college junior, is eligible to leave Texas State early and fulfill a dream of his by signing with a major league... more

 A pilot with Flying Vikings joins a special-needs boy and his family. Flying Vikings will be at the San Marcos Regional Airport on June 4 to provide free flights to children so they can experience the thrill of flying. 

Lori Steindorf Features Editor   Special-needs children who were supposed to fly the friendly skies in mid-April but got shortchanged due to the menacing thunderstorms will again have the opportunity to fly in early June. Each flight lasts about 30... more

Tracy Weinberg's two albums are The Other Way Around and Mountains of Dreams. (photo by Tracy Weinberg)

San Marcos-based singer/songwriter Tracy Weinberg has three very different and fun shows scheduled in the coming two weeks.  The first show is planned for this Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at NeWorlDeli, located at 4101 Guadalupe St. in Austin. “I’m... more

Singer/songwriter Robyn Ludwick performed her song “Wimberley Strong” on Saturday accompanied by children from Jacob’s Well Elementary School. Survivors and dignitaries gathered to mark the one-year anniversary of the Memorial Day Weekend flood of 2015. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DALTON SWEAT

 

Bernie Anderson and Bob Holder of San Marcos Trail Walkers talk about the map illustrating the natural habitat of the Fountain Darter, an endangered species, at the San Marcos Aquatic Resource Center. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

 

Daniel Cline

The Wimberley Players are pleased to announce the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar, opening July 8 for a four-weekend run at the Wimberley Playhouse.  The renowned rock opera, with lyrics by Tim Rice and Music by Andrew Lloyd-Webber, is directed by... more

 A pilot with Flying Vikings joins a special-needs boy and his family. Flying Vikings will be at the San Marcos Regional Airport on June 4 to provide free flights to children so they can experience the thrill of flying. 

Tracy Weinberg's two albums are The Other Way Around and Mountains of Dreams. (photo by Tracy Weinberg)

Singer/songwriter Robyn Ludwick performed her song “Wimberley Strong” on Saturday accompanied by children from Jacob’s Well Elementary School. Survivors and dignitaries gathered to mark the one-year anniversary of the Memorial Day Weekend flood of 2015. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DALTON SWEAT

 

Bernie Anderson and Bob Holder of San Marcos Trail Walkers talk about the map illustrating the natural habitat of the Fountain Darter, an endangered species, at the San Marcos Aquatic Resource Center. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

 

Daniel Cline

Singer/songwriter Robyn Ludwick performed her song “Wimberley Strong” on Saturday accompanied by children from Jacob’s Well Elementary School. Survivors and dignitaries gathered to mark the one-year anniversary of the Memorial Day Weekend flood of 2015. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DALTON SWEAT

 

Blanco Gardens neighbors came together Saturday to celebrate their survival with a party.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

 

 Bella Bailey gets her face painted by Abby Upshaw. 

The force of the Blanco as it neared the San Marcos River on the East Access Road was so great that it ripped up pavement near the home of Ben Kvanli and his Olympic Outdoor Center. DAILY RECORD FILE PHOTOS

 

A helicopter prepared to land on Hwy. 80 near Memory Lawn Memorial Park, in between plucking stranded residents off their roofs to Martindale and beyond.

 

The street sign said it all at the intersection of Cheatham and Reynolds.

 

A relief center at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church served in lieu of home for many of the displaced. 

 

Sen. Ted Cruz, with San Marcos City Council member Jude Prather, was among dignitaries who visited the area.

 

The Woods Apartments were not yet completed.

 

Water was everywhere that Sunday morning

Anita Miller - Managing  Editor

On that day, one year ago, it was just water. That, and sirens and helicopters and more than enough human anguish to go around.

One killed in rollover in Kyle

Kyle Police are reporting a fatality of a male driver following an accident early Sunday. According to Police Chief Jeff Barnett, at just before 1 a.m. officers responded to Interstate 35 northbound at the 217 exit ramp in reference to a multi-vehicle crash, with reports of at least one vehicle rolled over.

BR3T team is in town until July 7

A team of nine AmeriCorps members arrived in San Marcos last week and are working alongside the Blanco River Regional Recovery Team (BR3T) for the next two months. The team is here in San Marcos assisting with rebuilding homes in San Marcos, Wimberley and the surrounding areas that were affected by the floods last May and October. The team will be in San Marcos until July 7.

Bernie Anderson and Bob Holder of San Marcos Trail Walkers talk about the map illustrating the natural habitat of the Fountain Darter, an endangered species, at the San Marcos Aquatic Resource Center. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

 

Fountain darters.

 

Minnows in raceway. 

 

Amazon: 'Deal of the year'

David Short - Business Editor

One hundred and five days. That is what it took for the Amazon deal to move from initial contact to groundbreaking in San Marcos.

Those attending the 2016 Economic Outlook luncheon Thursday at the San Marcos Conference Center got a behind-the-scenes look at how the “deal of the year” came to fruition.

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