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Mon, 06/14/2021 - 6:48pm

A San Marcos woman in her 90s recently died of COVID-19, the Hays County Local Health Department reported Monday.

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Daily Record infographics by Colton Ashabranner

A San Marcos woman in her 90s recently died of COVID-19, the Hays County Local Health Department reported Monday.

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The Hays County Commissioners Court will consider the formation of a citizens advisory commission on redistricting during Tuesday’s meeting. 

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The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with Grande Communications and Code Ninjas Kyle, will host Movies in Your Park at San Marcos Plaza Park, 201 North CM Allen Parkway, beginning Tuesday, June 22. Above, a family enjoys a movie at plaza park during a previous year's event. Daily Record file photo

The Movies in Your Park series makes its return after COVID-19 caused a pause in 2020. 

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P. Terry’s Burger Stand is currently in construction and set to open this year just south from the intersection of I-35 and Kyle Crossing. Artist rendering courtesy of P. Terry's Burger Stand

Kyle will soon have two new popular chain businesses in town. 

 

 

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Sports

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For just the second time in school history, and the first time since facing Texas Tech inside Bobcat Stadium on Sept.

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Mollie Binion and Holly Orr are competing in the 2021 Texas Water Safari just nine months removed from completing the Great Alabama 650. Above: Binion and Orr's team "Single Bladies" lifts their canoe over the waterfall at Rio Vista Park. Photo by Gerald Castillo

With “The World’s Toughest Canoe Race” canceled in 2020, Mollie Binion and Holly Orr sought out “The World’s Longest” instead.

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Photos by Drew King

San Marcos participated in the Austin Westlake 7-on-7 State Qualifying Tournament on Friday.

My viewing choice on television is watching almost any form of sports.

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The Journey Continues

The Journey Column this week will challenge your restful summer with this Bible Quiz.

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From the recent Resource Recycling newsletter, we find some good news at the top. “The Biden-Harris administration requested $11.2 billion for the U.S. EPA for 2022, and the agency proposes to slightly increase funding to the EPA’s Waste Minimization and Recycling Program.”

Exploring Nature

One of the joys of a Texas summer is the lightning bug. Or firefly, if you prefer the fancier name.

Obits

Vicente Martinez, 86, of Wimberley, Texas, died on Thursday, June 3, 2021. Services were held on Wednesday, June 9 at St. Mary Catholic Church of Wimberley, followed by interment at the St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home. For more information and to sign the online registry, please visit thomasonfuneralhome.com.

Jacob Efraim Neiswender, 20, of Wimberley, Texas, died on Thursday, June 3, 2021. Services will take place at a later time. Arrangements are under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home. For more information and to sign the online registry, please visit thomasonfuneralhome.com.

Sharon Lee Cobb neé Walker, 85, of Wimberley, Texas, died on Thursday, June 10, 2021. Visitation will take place on Monday, June 14 at noon, followed by a service at 2 p.m. at Thomason Funeral Home in Wimberley. Arrangements are under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home. For more information and to sign the online registry, please visit thomasonfuneralhome.com.

Opinions

After the deadly and expensive electrical outages during a winter freeze in February, Texas lawmakers set out to make such disasters less likely in the future. And as The Texas Tribune’s Erin Douglas and Mitchell Ferman have reported, they made some progress.

To the Editor:

After more than a year of strict COVID mandates, my state has triumphantly reopened.

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