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Animal advocates have spoken out in recent months about their desire to see the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter gain no-kill status.

The city’s current twice-a-year limitation on Preferred Scenario Amendment (PSA) requests will remain in place for now. 

An organization that has already been part of controversy at Texas State University this year is holding an event on campus Wednesday night. 

Voter Marie Glynn walks past a sign about early voting Monday morning after casting her ballot at the Hays County Government Center, where many candidates’ signs are posted. Early voting continues until Nov. 2. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Daily Record photo by Denise Cathey

The first day of early voting got off to a busy start in Hays County, though the day was not without some hiccups.

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Sports

Despite Texas State’s disappointing 20-14 loss to Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday, head coach Everett Withers isn’t worried about his team quitting. 

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Goalkeepers rarely score hat tricks. Heather Martin has done it twice.

Emily DeWalt is running out of fingers to count on.

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Texas State head coach Everett Withers announced the dismissal of redshirt freshman wide receiver TJ Bedford and redshirt freshman safety Kishawn K

Features

The Up and Away campaign, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is reminding parents and caregivers of young children to be extra vigilant about safe medicine storage, so kids don’t mistake medicines for a sweet treat this Halloween. Photo courtesy of State Point Media

(StatePoint) This Halloween, families are projected to spend $2.6 billion on candy, according to the National Retail Federation.

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) affects the spinal cord and causes sudden muscle weakness.

Hotel Limpia in Fort Bend, Texas offers sightings of avian rarities like this band-tailed pigeon couple. Photo by Becky Matsubara/Flickr

“The Fall nights are growing cooler here in the Davis Mountains.

The choir of the First Baptist Church in 1918 stand with Reverend B. F. Parks on the porch of the church. Texas State University English Professor and President of the Calaboose African American Museum Dr. Elvin Holt will give a presentation about the African-American men and women that contributed to the musical legacy of the Dunbar neighborhood at “Making a Joyful Noise in the Dunbar Neighborhood: 1918-2018” on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the San Marcos Public Library. Photos courtesy of Dr. Elvin Holt

For more than 100 years, African Americans in the Dunbar neighborhood have nurtured a remarkable legacy of both sacred and secular music. The roots of this rich musical tradition can

Obits

Mary Edna Madden Weber, of Wimberley, Texas, passed away peacefully at her home on the Blanco River on Saturday, Oct.

Daniel M. Mendoza

Daniel M. Mendoza aka “Chenecke” of San Marcos Texas, went to be with the lord on Friday, October 19, 2018.

Services for Brian Garrison Smith, 30, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at the First Baptist Church with Pastor Ed Dittfurth

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The following article is part four of a five-week series focusing on raising awareness about domestic violence. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and we hope to educate our community

Dear Editor, Our democracy survived recently (Kavanaugh vs. Ford) perennially yet now vigorously surrounded by socialism or worse. We finally, decided, in close to a dead heat, that due process

Editor, We can talk all day to candidates at meet and greet forums and debates. You can have all the political signs in your yards but at the voting booth