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Long-admired San Marcos resident Rose Brooks, who is a founding member of the San Marcos Education Foundation, plays an important role on the Juneteenth Committee that orchestrates the hugely successful and much-anticipated Juneteenth Bar-B-Que Cook-off Charity. In its 22nd year, the charitable event generates funds for scholarship opportunities for area students.

Charitable Hearts: Juneteenth event champions family fun, supports scholarships

Lori Steindorf

Features Editor


Forming unbreakable bonds over the years and sharing in one another’s happiness and heartaches, friends and families will once again gather next weekend for the 22nd Annual on the River Juneteenth Bar-B-Que Cook-off Charity.

Honoree of this year’s event is esteemed community leader Lonnie Hall, who serves as Gary Job Corps Center director. Hall will join countless others during the eagerly anticipated event for treasured times and fellowship. 

The Aquarena Springs golf course has sustained severe flood damage, prompting it to close. The golf course has a long history in San Marcos.

Answers To Go with Susan Smith: Golf course has storied history

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 E. Hopkins St., call 512-393-8200 for information over the phone, or email us through our webpage at


With its brilliant plumage, the Magnificent Frigatebird is certainly one bird that lives up to its name. (


Exploring Nature with Jerry Hall: Bird lives up to its name

Magnificent Frigatebird If a bird has “magnificent” in its name, it had better be something special. 

I’d say the magnificent frigatebird lives up to its name. 


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