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Get real about child welfare


The Austin Statesman recently reported that our state leaders, Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick and House Speaker Strauss sent a letter to the Department of Child Protective Services stating that it is “completely unacceptable that the state isn’t making timely visits to children believed to be in immediate danger of abuse and neglect.” The article then went on to point out that children had not been seen within 24 and 72 hours after report of abuse. This means that these children could possibly be in a period of immediate danger, but were not seen.

Justice for sale in Comal County


Justice is for sale in Comal County. DA Jennifer Tharp, the spokesman for the county with regard to crime, has developed a system of pay-for-play cronyism to rule her domain. She actually speaks very little but all the local attorneys are afraid of her or in her pocket.

James A. 'Jim' Sample


James A. "Jim" Sample, 72, of San Marcos, Texas passed away on Oct. 3. A come and go pot luck style gathering in his memory will be held at Dick's Classic Car Museum, 120 Stagecoach Trail, San Marcos, Texas, on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a memorial service at 12:30 p.m. Arrangements under the direction of Legends Funeral Service, 101 Centerpoint Rd., San Marcos, Texas 78666, 512-256-1220.


San Marcos Record

P.O. Box 1109
San Marcos, Tx 78666
Phone: 512-392-2458
Fax: 512-392-6483