The 8th anniversary of the shooting that led to the death of Texas State University student, Justin Gage, marked another significant event in the case Wednesday in Hays County.
San Marcos City Council discussed and voted in favor of the allocation of $550,000 of the Human Services Grant Fund from the city’s general fund and $100,000 from American Rescue Plant Act funds to different nonprofit organizations in town at the regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday. Various organizations had applied for specific amounts of funding and the Human Services Advisory board evaluated the groups across different criteria, including the city’s need for the services it provides, and gave recommendations on how much to allocate to each of the groups.
State officials have apparently found a legal tactic to prevent a slew of election contest lawsuits from derailing the constitutional amendments that voters overwhelmingly approved in November.
San Marcos clinched their 10th win of the season as the Rattlers rolled past longtime rival Lockhart, defeating the Lions, 80-35.
San Marcos rolled to another victory as the Lady Rattlers defeated the San Antonio Veterans Memorial Lady Patriots 70-23.
My worries about the soul of college football began when both Texas and Oklahoma announced their move to the SEC.
Sun Belt Conference named 11 Texas State football players to the All Conference Selections with seven players being named to the First, Second and Third team squads–the most for any Texas State football team since 2008.
Hard to believe that in just a few weeks, we move from Fall to Winter in the meteorological world. As a former resident of Caribou, Maine, I will not wish to see more snow, but I can enjoy all of the finer aspects of winter at this Saturday’s Winter Family Fun Day presented by The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Tours starting at 10 a.m. and going until 3 p.m. Held at Spring Lake, there will be crafts to make and hot chocolate to sample. Later, I will check in at the Sights & Sounds of Christmas Festival to see why everyone has praise for biscuits and rides, of course. Then, I will spend some time celebrating my daughter’s December birthday. Yes, she gets more presents on her birthday just because Christmas is so close. Bundle up this weekend but be sure to get out and enjoy the wealth of events from Kyle to Buda to San Marcos that make this time of year so special.
The San Marcos Daily Record suggestions for things to do in and around San Marcos
Mark Jungers Friday, Dec. 8, 7 - 10 p.m.
Powell residence displays front yard with lowmaintenance, drought-resistant landscape
The Broke Thespians Theatre Company will present a staged reading of “Acanthus“ as part of the company’s New Works Series on Dec. 9 at the San Marcos Public Library.
Smartphones are ubiquitous, and not just among adults. Many kids have them now, even at elementary school ages–and they’re not just on TikTok at home, they’re distracted during school hours, too.
It was never as high-profile as “Rudolph” or “Frosty,” but it’s worth noting that the animated special “The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas” turns 50 on December 17.
Here’s an unpleasant holiday statistic: Average Americans are giving significantly less to their favorite charities this year than they did just four or five years ago.
Two Hays County Barbecue joints were honored by Texas Monthly has top spots in the state — Hays Co. Bar-B-Que in San Marcos and Creekside Cookers in Wimberley. Above, Hays Co. Bar-B-Que Owner Michael Hernandez poses next to three issues of Texas Monthly, each naming his restaurant in the Top 50 barbecue spots.. Daily Record photo by Lance Winter
On Oct. 11, the Indigenous Cultures Institute will hold a press conference to announce plans to build the center and host a prayer rally at the steps of the Hays County Historic Courthouse at 6 p.m. Above, people gather for a blessing during the 2019 Sacred Springs Powwow. Photos submitted by Indigenous Cultures Institute
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