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From left are Robert H. Booker, Ola Young and Emily Holmes. (Photo courtesy Grande Communications)

Grande Cares awards scholarships

Grande Cares San Marcos board members and GEMS committee delegates, Greg Wurzbach and Ola Young, attended the San Marcos High School scholarship awards program on Wednesday, May 6.  
The committee reviewed numerous very worthy applications and decided to give $500 each to Robert H. Booker and Emily Holmes, both of San Marcos High School. They have both been accepted to Texas A&M University and will start this fall.  
Robert is going for a degree in mechanical engineering and Emily wants to earn a degree in kinesiology.

Answers to go with Susan Smith: Why are blood oranges red?


Daily Record Columnist Each week hundreds of people call or visit the San Marcos Public Library to find information.  “Answers•To•Go” highlights recently received questions. Please visit the library at 625 East Hopkins, call 393-8200 for information over the phone, or e-mail us through our web-page at

Q: My daughter made a wonderful fruit salad for Mother’s Day.  It included something I’d never had—blood oranges. I’d like to know, what makes these oranges red?

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop May 19

The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a workshop from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 19 in Wimberley for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Cypress Creek watershed.
The free workshop is co-hosted by the AgriLife Extension Office in Hays County, the cities of Woodcreek and Wimberley, and the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University.


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