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Ten San Marcos Extension Education Club members participated in the District Extension Education Association Conference that was held March 24 in Johnson City. Seated right to left are Bonnie Barrow, Alicia Luna, Ana Hixon, and Rosa Aldape. Standing from left to right are Ana Maria Puente, Candace Scheibe, Pat Gonzales, Virginia Compean, Mary Ann Till and Sara Frank. Aldape, Luna and Hixon also had entries in the Cultural Arts Contest. Their entries included a scrapbook, nativity scene Christmas tree skirt, ribbon Valentine wreath and mosaic lone star flag wall hanging. The scrapbook and tree skirt qualified to advance to the state contest, which will take place in September. (Photo courtesy AgriLife Extension)

Answers to go with Susan Smith: Kyle Hanging Tree

By SUSAN SMITH

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 www.sanmarcostx.gov/library.

Q: Can you help my daughter find information on the Kyle Hanging Tree for a school report?


Candice poses with STR8 mascot, Ren, a pit bull rescue, who often greets visitors sweetly at the door. (Photo by Emily Tomlin)

Muhammad Weusi trains Candice, who completes a set of burpees. (Photo by Emily Tomlin)

Muhammad Weusi helps Candice deadlift a heavy weight. (Photo by Emily Tomlin)

Candice and Muhammad take a break between sets. (Photo by Emily Tomlin)

How to train (a journalist)

By CANDICE BRUSUELAS

Features Editor

 

Editor’s note: I’ve been going to STR8 Training for six weeks to better myself and record what it’s like to join a personal training regimen. This is what I’ve learned and how I’m feeling six weeks later.

Price Center showing ‘Les Miserables’

Going into its second weekend today and tomorrow, with one more weekend to go on April 24 and 25, the musical version of “Les Misérables” will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Price Center, 222 W. San Antonio St.
The show is a production of the Spot Light Theatre, directed by Angie Lassetter, as a fundraiser for the Price Center’s cultural programs.
First performed in 1985, the play is based on  Victor Hugo’s novel dealing with the passions and resilience of the human spirit in oppressive 19th century France, becoming one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.  


Relishing every moment of their radio broadcast on OKKK, Arles Stuvie, played by R. Michael Clinkscales and Thurston Wheelis, played by Will Mercer, enjoy spreading rumors as well as the news. (Photo courtesy Wimberley Players)

R. Michael Clankscales is a formidable owner of Tuna’s used weapons shop in the role of Didi Snavely. (Photo courtesy Wimberley Players)

‘Greater Tuna’ spoofs small town Texas

When the Wimberley Players unleash the wickedly wacky and wry “Greater Tuna,” by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard, audiences are assured a first class ticket to “the third smallest town in Texas.” This brilliant send-up of small town life was originally a party skit that debuted as a play in Austin, Texas in the fall of 1981, and off-Broadway in 1982. By 1985 it was the most produced play in the U.S. Greater Tuna is onstage at the Wimberley Playhouse weekends, April 24 – May 17.

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