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A Word About Recycling - March 13

The article started, “Hundreds of thousands of Texans could lose curbside recycling service if the Houston City Council rejects a new contract with Waste Management. “This, from a recent Resource Recycling eNewsletter, definitely caught our eye. This city, to our east, is no small one, as anyone knows who drives through it.

From left to right are Gabby McNabb, Victoria Bradshaw, Peyton Covarrubias, David Crockett (Marilyn Beasley), Trey Harris and Henry Curbow. Representing Crockett recently at Hernandez Elementary School in San Marcos was Beasley from the Moon-McGehee Chapter of The Daughters of The Republic of Texas in San Marcos. (photo by Judy Tannehill)

David Crockett visits Hernandez Elementary School

David Crockett became a part of Texas history when he came to Texas in early 1836 looking for land to settle. But soon after arriving in Texas he was asked to participate as a delegate to the Convention at Washington-on-the-Brazos or to go to The Alamo to help William B. Travis.  
He decided to go on to San Antonio to join Texas’ fight for independence from Mexico.  
Crockett was the fifth child of John and Rebecca Crockett, born on Aug. 16, 1786, in Greene County, Tennessee.

The 501 Scott St. residence owned by Victor and Judy Felan epitomizes a "greenhouse" with its great natural lighting, extensive rainwater collection system, xeriscaping and rockwork. Located in the regal San Marcos Historic District, the Felans' newy constructed, exquisitely detailed and decorated home is nestled into the side of a wooded ravine. (photo by Cathy Dillon)

San Marcos residents Ed and Bonnie Longcope own this glorious historic home located at 833 Belvin St. Built in the 1870s, it is one of the most significant houses on Belvin Street. The elegant home with its elaborate porch has rarely been on the tour so the Heritage Association of San Marcos is delighted to present it this year. (photo by Cathy Dillon)

Left, Marianne Moore and Cathy Dillon of the Heritage Association of San Marcos are instrumental in organizing each year's Heritage Tour of Homes. From start to finish, they ensure that every last detail is taken care of for a successful Heritage Home Tour. They demonstrate daily their commitment to the preservation of the San Marcos Historic District while celebrating the city's storied history. (photo by Lori Steindorf)

Brandishing his electrifying guitar, lead vocalist Michael Mulligan will join bassist Gilbert Torres (background), keyboardist and vocalist Thomas Mann and drummer and background vocalist Mark Leshner this Saturday to entertain the masses who will likely flock to Hays Co. Bar-B-Que after catching wind of the in-demand band’s psyche-soothing, illuminating performance. (photo by Annette Fogt Crawford)
 

Dear Abby: 3/11/16

Mom prefers being home alone over hanging out with friends

 

DEAR ABBY: My son is driving me crazy. He’s worried because I don’t have friends I hang out with. He said it’s not normal for a woman to not want to have friends. I say it is. He said if Dear Abby says I’m OK, he will let it rest. 

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