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Two Kyle women recently died of COVID-19, the Hays County Local Health Department reported Monday. 

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San Marcans were greeted with cooler temperatures and morning showers on Monday.

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Two Kyle women recently died of COVID-19, the Hays County Local Health Department reported Monday. 

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The San Marcos City Council will meet Tuesday with a full agenda.

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Greater San Marcos Partnership

The Greater San Marcos Partnership is set to host the 2021 Greater San Marcos Innovation Summit, featuring keynote speaker Andres Carvallo, profess

 

 

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Editor’s note: Kennedy Taylor is a point guard on the Texas State women’s basketball team.

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After back-to-back seasons as the Sun Belt’s runner-up, Louisiana finally earned a conference title — though, they had to share it with Coastal Car

Being a person that likes most any kind of sports watching the events in the Olympics found me in front of a television this last week.

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Buda Hays was one of the bigger surprises in last year’s playoffs.

Features

The Journey Continues

The Journey today takes us to a “pop quiz” on Bible knowledge. Do not look at the answers until you have written a yes or no beside each quote. For example, one person remarked, “You know that the Bible says, ‘A fool and his money are soon parted’. The Bible has a lot to say about fools and about money, but this saying is not found in the Bible.

ISHIDA Dance Company presents Faraway, So Close, an evening of thoughtprovoking world premieres in contemporary dance: new works based on original poetic narratives that invite existential questions choreographed by ISHIDA Artistic Director Brett Ishida, a new work by former Batsheva dancer and USC Professor Bret Easterling, a work by Australian native Danielle Rowe, a former principal with Houston Ballet and Netherlands Dans Theater who has choreographed on San Francisco Ballet and Royal New Zealand Ballet, and a new creation by European award-winning choreographer Kristian Lever. Kristian returns to Texas having premiered “Unravel” with Royal Danish Ballet in Houston at Dance Salad in 2019. Tickets are on sale now for Houston and will go on sale for Austin on July 12. To purchase tickets go to Ishidadance.org.

Exploring Nature

Summer is a quiet time for many birds. The dawn chorus is toned down and silence replaces singing.

Oat of this World

So what if it’s only August? Bring on the fall flavors with these delicious cookies. Photo by Metro Creative

Fall is a season of cooler temperatures and changing leaves, and it also marks the return of autumn flavor profiles. Root vegetables, roasts and heartier fare are prime cooking ingredients this time of year. In terms of baking, treats spiced with ginger and cinnamon are in demand each fall.

Obits

Edward L. Bornemann, 84, of Lockhart, Texas, died on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Services took place Monday, July 26 at Thomason Funeral Home in Lockhart. Internment took place Tuesday, July 27, at Rosewood Memorial Park in Porter, Texas. Arrangements were under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home. For more information and to sign the online registry, please visit thomasonfuneralhome.com.

Paul Eugene Prasek, 87, of Wimberley, Texas, died on Monday, July 26, 2021. A recitation of the holy rosary will take place on Friday, August 6 at 12:30 p.m., followed by a mass celebrated at 1 p.m., both at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wimberley. Arrangements are under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home. For more information and to sign the online registry, please visit thomasonfuneralhome.com.

John Patrick Gibbs, 73, of Wimberley, Texas, died on Monday, July 12, 2021. Services will take place on Saturday, August 7 at 10 a.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

Maybe croquet could improve the ratings for the 2021 Summer Olympics?

To the Editor,

While in Santa Claus, Indiana to cool off at Holiday World, the Tyree family took a side trip to tour the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in nearby Lincoln City.

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