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Heritage Home Tour tickets available

Left, Susan McGee and Rusty Cannady, right, sold tickets to the 2016 Heritage Home Tour, “Ecological Inspirations and Great Green Features,” last Friday at the Charles S. Cock House Museum. The ladies displayed prints of the homes that will featured on the tour Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, noon to 5 p.m. The Heritage Association of San Marcos' tour will showcase seven properties. Tickets are $15 presale, $20 the day of the tour or $35 in combination with the Art and Wine Walk.

Left to right, The Friends of the Library Executive Board comprises Powell Hinson, treasurer, Becca Campa, secretary, Laura Pratt, vice president, and Rachel Sanborn, president. Friends of the Library works tirelessly throughout the year to  budget funds for library materials, special programs and events, the Hays County Literacy Action program, furniture, equipment, grounds maintenance and special expenses. Proceeds from this week's spring book sale help the group support the library. (Photo by Deborah Carter/San Marcos Public Library)

Marcia Montgomery, left, and Jay Brown, are the proprietors of The River Card Social Club. The sister and brother team opened the doors of their legal card house, with stringent security, about a month ago and already have 70-plus members. (photo by Marcia Montgomery)

Dear Abby 4/8/16

Smoker who’s tried everything is desperate to become a quitter

DEAR ABBY: I need some advice about quitting smoking. I am the father of an only child and husband to a wonderful wife. But for some reason, I have not been able to find the motivation to quit. I know smoking is bad for my health, and I don’t want to endanger my child’s health any longer.

Children with special needs have the opportunity to pursue their dream of flying thanks to Flying Vikings. The nonprofit organization with its expertly trained pilots will be at the San Marcos Airport on Saturday, April 16 to give children free plane rides. Lunch and arts and crafts will also be provided. (photos by Paul and Martha Hansen)

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