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Austin based real estate firm Balcones Real Estate Group is moving forward with plans to build a 98,000-square-foot Class AA speculative industrial warehouse distribution facility in San Marcos.


The San Marcos High School graduating class of 2024 walked the stage on Friday. For more photos of graduation, see section E.
Daily Record photo by Shannon West


A Bug’s Life

Deborah Carter’s Second Annual Macro Photography show will open with an artist’s reception at Wake the Dead Coffeehouse on Sunday June 2 at 7 p.m.
Photo by Deborah Carter

The Quiet Dignity of Deborah Carter’s Macro Photography

Dirt Dauber Festival displays the work of 50 Texas Clay artists

Carl Block played his ukulele in front of his ceramic vessels.
Daily Record photo by Shannon West

There is no better way to spend a warm spring day than walking through the Hill Country amidst a plethora of Texas Wildflowers and lush trees, listening to live music and browsing the offerings of and having a friendly chat with local potters. The annual Dirt Dauber Festival held on May 18 and 19 was spearheaded by Eye of the Dog Art Center co-owners Billy Ray and Beverly Mangham. It had more than 50 Texas clay artists selling their work, a full lineup of live music and live artist demonstrations. The event was held on the 12acre Eye of the Dog campus, located at 405 Valley View West Rd.


Colton’s Corner: Wrapping up another season in sports

Colton McWilliams Sports Editor

We finally made it through another year of sports here in San Marcos.


The Texas State defense swarms the Lamar Cardinal offense in the first meeting between the two teams since 1989. Texas State will take on Lamar for the first time since 2011 in both the season and home opener of the 2024 season.
Daily Record photo by Gerald Castillo

Bobcats open the season against former rival Lamar

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Assistant Coach Cooper Haralson talks with Head Coach Jermaine Ervin during the Lady Rattlers game against Geronimo Navarro last season. Haralson takes over the Lady Rattler basketball program as the new head coach after two seasons of being an assistant coach.
Daily Record photo by Gerald Castillo

New head coach Cooper Haralson will take over the Lady Rattler basketball program going into the 2024-2025 season.

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Elizabet Runarsdottir and Lara Roberts celebrate winning the gold and silver medals at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships.
Submitted photo by Texas State Athletics

Texas State earned multiple Sun Belt Track and Field conference honors following the completion of the conference outdoor meet.


Latest in what’s happening at Gary Job Corps

Pictured right, from DJH: Tiffany Townsend, Katrina Hawkins, TransportEQ Jerri Banks, Greater San Marcos Partnership Ted Groholske, Pastor Darius Todd, Wayne Thompson Elevation HR, Central Texas Regional Training Academy Ramiro Camarillo; and Gary Job Corps staff Chris Roff, Evelyn Hernandez, Betty Oliva, Adam Cantu, Susanne Ritter and Waddell Walton. Students are from the Material Handling and Overhead Linesman Vocations.
Photos submitted by Gary Job Corps

DJH Express National Training Academy partnership

Earth Day 2024 in Martindale

Earth Day 2024 in Martindale

Bring out your Dead!

Jack stands at the center of the Wake the Dead courtyard.
Photo by Celeste Cook

Wake the Dead Coffeehouse celebrates 16-year anniversary

Traveling the world at a young age gives special life perspective

Dear Readers, My last column might have been a downer, and if I were in my usual mode, I could apologize for that. But, as I’ve learned in my journey toward modern, empowered womanness: We apologize too dang much! Rather than say “I’m sorry” for being sad on Mother’s Day, I find it best to acknowledge that I was certainly in a dark place, and I’ve let that wave pass over me/us.


Speaker Dade Phelan should appoint committee to reconsider state policies.

The Perryman article in Thursday's newspaper seems like a math quiz to me. His thesis is that the current tax rate 'achieves its goal' of being a progressive source of federal revenue. A student of history might object to that statement, seeing as how the top tax rate in 1963, a time of general economic prosperity, was 91%.

Nearly 148,000 Texans are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in 2024 – a record high. As patients evaluate their care options, too few realize that community care clinics offer high-quality care for patients and caregivers alike.

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