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Barricades at Thompson’s Islands discourage parking. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

Christopher Salinas/News Reporter

Restricting access to parks can be a tough a job, and enforcing the restriction can be even tougher when the park is surrounded by water. 


Born in Boulder, Colorado, musician Eric Sommer has developed a following in Texas. He has two upcoming shows in San Marcos. The first performance is this Friday at 9 p.m. at Wake The Dead. (Eric Sommer)

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Joseph Kopser, CEO and co-founder of RideScout, spoke about the important role entrepreneurs play in the economy. SMDR photos/David Short

David Short/Business Editor

“People will be what they can see,” said Joseph Kopser as he gave the keynote address at the Governor’s Small Business Forum before a sellout crowd yesterday.


Pictured are Center Director Lonnie Hall; Clinical Medical Assistant graduate Asia Adams; Texas House Representative John Cyrier; guest speaker Kay Wilson; and LaShanda Thompsom, 1999 Gary graduate who is currently employed with Garyc areer transition specialist.  For further information contact Randolph Goodman, Business Community Liaison, (512) 396-6885, or goodman.randolph@jobcorps.org

Gary Job Corps joined 126 other centers across the country to celebrate the 5th Annual “National Job Corps Commencement Day” ceremony Aug. 21 to congratulate the Job Corps students who showed Job Corps Works!


MISAWA, Japan (Aug. 25, 2015) Senior Chief Mineman Jack Garza, from New Braunfels, Texas, Navy Munitions Command East Asia Division (NMC EAD) Unit Misawa’s senior enlisted leader, speaks to members of the U.S. Air Force about the mine assembly process at NMC EAD during a mine-building training period used to increase operational readiness. Photo courtesy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Samuel Weldin

A pair of men high atop most of San Marcos’ skyline worked on the exterior of the Vistas Apartments on Wednesday. The complex is one of many designed for Texas State University students. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

Barricades at Thompson’s Islands discourage parking. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

Born in Boulder, Colorado, musician Eric Sommer has developed a following in Texas. He has two upcoming shows in San Marcos. The first performance is this Friday at 9 p.m. at Wake The Dead. (Eric Sommer)

Joseph Kopser, CEO and co-founder of RideScout, spoke about the important role entrepreneurs play in the economy. SMDR photos/David Short

Pictured are Center Director Lonnie Hall; Clinical Medical Assistant graduate Asia Adams; Texas House Representative John Cyrier; guest speaker Kay Wilson; and LaShanda Thompsom, 1999 Gary graduate who is currently employed with Garyc areer transition specialist.  For further information contact Randolph Goodman, Business Community Liaison, (512) 396-6885, or goodman.randolph@jobcorps.org

MISAWA, Japan (Aug. 25, 2015) Senior Chief Mineman Jack Garza, from New Braunfels, Texas, Navy Munitions Command East Asia Division (NMC EAD) Unit Misawa’s senior enlisted leader, speaks to members of the U.S. Air Force about the mine assembly process at NMC EAD during a mine-building training period used to increase operational readiness. Photo courtesy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Samuel Weldin

A pair of men high atop most of San Marcos’ skyline worked on the exterior of the Vistas Apartments on Wednesday. The complex is one of many designed for Texas State University students. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

Go ‘Back to the Future’ at Expo Friday

Anita Miller/Managing Editor

It’s been 30 years since Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd climbed into a specially-modified DeLorean and took American audiences on a rip-roaring ride “Back to the Future.”

Bus drivers urgent need for district

Christopher Salinas/News Reporter

San Marcos CISD is dealing with a shortage of 13 bus drivers for the school year and is still looking to hire anyone interested in a position with pay and benefits increasing from last year.


The skate park is located in a shady corner of Veteran’s Park. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

‘Comeback Kid’ skate park

The city of San Marcos and multi-platinum singer/songwriter Kip Moore invite residents to attend the ribbon-cutting of the “Comeback Kid Skate Park Project” at Veterans Park at 320 Mariposa on Aug. 28 at 2:30 p.m.

 The new pump track skate park is part of a charitable initiative launched by Moore to benefit communities and “comeback kids.” 

Hays County Grand Jury indictments

The Hays County Grand Jury indicted the following individuals during their second meeting in July:

• Elizabeth Jocelyn Hawkins, 24, of 7604 Islander Drive, Austin: Accident involving injury, state jail felony, occurred May 10.

Caldwell County Grand Jury indictments

Caldwell County has released the list of persons indicted by the Grand Jury in July and August. Those indicted in July, and the charges against them, are:

• Howard James Berry Jr., 22, of Dale: Evading arrest with a previous conviction

Entries for Veterans Day parade Grand Marshal sought

Honoring All Who Served will be the theme of the 2015 Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, Nov. 7 sponsored by the city of San Marcos with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veterans’ organizations.

State staging sting on minors buying alcohol

As thousands of young Texans return to college this fall, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has a message for retailers: Protect your business by refusing to sell alcohol to anyone under 21.

Hays County deputy hurt in accident on Hwy. 290

Dalton Sweat/Wimberley View Editor

A deputy with the Hays County Sheriff’s Office is recovering after being hit by a car while working an accident on Highway 290 last week.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the accident occurred at 9:07 p.m. the evening of Aug. 18. 

Alcohol sales back up in July

Christopher Salinas/News Reporter

After a dip in alcohol sales in June after some months of a steady rise, sales are back up for the month of July totaling an estimated $2.04 million, according to data from the Texas Comptroller.


Donald Gene Haggerton Sr.

Donald Gene Haggerton Sr.

 

Donald Gene Haggerton, Sr., of Wimberley, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 25, 2015, at the age of 86.


Rachel Ramirez Flores Cano

Rachel Ramirez Flores Cano

 

Rachel Ramirez Flores Cano was called to join her parents and brothers and sister in heaven Saturday Aug. 22, 2015. 

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