April 11th, 2014

Coming to SMPL: United Way Sunday Stories, Sunday April 13

Children ages 0 to 8 are invited to the San Marcos Public Library on Sunday, April 13 at 3 p.m. for a special event, Eric Carle Stories, sponsored by United Way Hays County. Volunteer readers will share favorite Eric Carle stories and United Way volunteers will prepare a fun craft. United Way Hays County offers this weekend Story hour each month for families who cannot get to the library for Storytime.

Rolling Oaks house fire

EAA goes to Stage 3 water rules

The Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA) declared Stage 3 pumping reductions Thursday for users within the San Antonio Pool. Stage 3 of the EAA’s drought plan requires Edwards groundwater permit holders in all of Bexar and Medina, and parts of Atascosa, Caldwell, Comal, Guadalupe and Hays counties to reduce their annual authorized pumping by 35 percent.

TxState’s Enactus team secures national title

After serving as the U.S.A. national champion in 2011, the Texas State University Enactus team again distinguished themselves by winning the U.S.A. national championship.
A total of 518 teams participated. Coming in behind Texas State were 1st runner-up Roberts Wesleyan, 2nd runner-up Heritage University and 3rd runner-up Belmont University.

Sean Patrick’s wins free color ad in Record’s March Madness contest

Now that the drama of March Madness has come to a close, congratulations are due not only to winning basketball team, University of Connecticut, but also to Sean Patrick’s here in San Marcos. The Irish pub with Texas grub won The San Marcos Daily Record’s Tournament Madness contest.
Sixty four local businesses were randomly matched with one of the 64 teams competing in the NCAA tournament.

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Youthfest 2014 showcases town’s young talent

College Football: Bragging rights on the line in spring game

It’s almost here.

After 12 practices and two scrimmages, it’s now time for Texas State to take to the field for Saturday’s annual Maroon and Gold Spring Game.

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High School Softball: Lady Rattlers on a mission to win district

So it all comes down to these last two games.

If San Marcos beats San Antonio Wagner tonight and New Braunfels Canyon at home on Tuesday, Cathy Stoughton’s team wins the district championship. Simple enough, right?

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High School Track and Field: San Marcos to send 10 to area meet

CONVERSE — Madison Miles is going to be one busy athlete next week.

Judging by the smile on Miles’ face after the District 25-5A Track and Field Meet wrapped up Thursday night at D.W. Rutledge Stadium, she wouldn’t have it any other way.

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High School Baseball: Rattlers seek sweep of New Braunfels

San Marcos head coach Bryan Webb hasn’t given up on winning a District 25-5A title. Webb just wants his team to keep track of the bigger picture.

Following the Rattlers’ 3-2 loss to Smithson Valley Tuesday night in a battle of first-place teams, Webb emphasized the importance of clinching a playoff berth before worrying about a district championship.

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