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This month’s Third Thursday Downtown Walkabout activities at the Price Center will include the opening reception for a new solo art show in the Tea Room by Carroll Dolezal and a new quilt show by members of Bee Friends, a local bee that quilts... more
Laura Aebi- Features Editor Local businesses are teaming up with St. Bernard Parish (SBP) to raise funds and awareness for flood recovery in Central Texas. KIVA Lounge & Bar, Bobcat Nation Bar & Grill, Elevate Bar + Table, Root Cellar Bakery... more

A crane that is part of the mural on the side of Southside Community Center peeks through what used to be a gas station. The old structure was coming down Tuesday, and an auto parts shop will be going up on the site. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

A sign on Wonder World Drive marks the spot. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RUSSELL WILDE

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter Construction is set to begin on a new Fire Station #4. When completed, the fire department will leave its current station on Broadway for a new Wonder World Drive location near Central Texas Medical Center.... more

A worker at Texas State University wisely wore a poncho Tuesday while tackling tasks on campus. More heavy rain is forecast for today, but chances decrease overnight. Thursday is supposed to be mostly sunny. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY GERALD CASTILLO

Dog of the Week

Meet the sweetest girl to ever make your acquaintance! Abby is a 5-year-old cattle dog/heeler mix who adores everyone she meets. If you’re looking for a dog that prefers to relax and cuddle, then you’ve found the perfect match. Abby loves attention and treats, and will patiently sit for her reward. Abby would be an amazing addition to any family.

Both pets are available for adoption and their $90 adoption fee covers their spay or neuter, kennel shots, rabies vaccine, microchip and city license. To learn more or to meet our pets, please visit us in person at the shelter, open from 11:30 a.m.-... more

Family dog kills infant girl

San Marcos animal control officers have impounded a family dog investigators say killed a baby in her home Tuesday.

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, at approximately 1:30 p.m., EMS and SMPD officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Sagewood for a report of a 2-month-old who was unresponsive and had suffered numerous animal bites. The child was transported to Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos. She was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Maggie Moreno at 2:08 p.m.

A crane that is part of the mural on the side of Southside Community Center peeks through what used to be a gas station. The old structure was coming down Tuesday, and an auto parts shop will be going up on the site. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY ANITA MILLER

Station out of service

A sign on Wonder World Drive marks the spot. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RUSSELL WILDE

New fire station’s cost: $6 million

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter
Construction is set to begin on a new Fire Station #4. When completed, the fire department will leave its current station on Broadway for a new Wonder World Drive location near Central Texas Medical Center.

H-E-B investing $100 million in Texas public education

Staff Reports
A major investment in public education was announced by H-E-B in Austin on Tuesday.
H-E-B Chairman and CEO Charles Butt told a press conference the grocery giant will spend more than $100 million to create The Holdsworth Center, a premier leadership institute based in Austin with the goal of supporting and developing public school leaders in order to improve, over time, the quality of education offered to every child in every classroom in Texas.

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This month’s Third Thursday Downtown Walkabout activities at the Price Center will include the opening reception for a new solo art show in the Tea Room by Carroll Dolezal and a new quilt show by m

Obituaries

Kenneth J. Tyssen, 89, of New Braunfels, TX, passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.  Visitation 1 p.m. and funeral service 2 p.m., at Pennington Funeral Home, on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.

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