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COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — St. Michael’s College managed to keep coronavirus cases at bay for almost two months this fall with students tested upon arrival and once every three weeks.

San Antonio police kill man in trailer park fire, shootout

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ani Sirois, a respiratory nurse, has spent months caring for coronavirus patients at a Portland, Oregon, hospital, and she's only getting busier as infections — and hospitalizations — surge before the holidays.

In Wednesday's issue of the Daily Record, we incorrectly stated that Mayor Jaen Hughson voted for a Cite and Divert ordinance.



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Jake Spavital called it one of the hardest things he’s ever had to do in his life.

The Thanksgiving Holiday is on the back burner and the start of more big meal celebrations are on the horizon.

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After Friday evening’s game, you could catch senior defensive back Kannon Webb running and sliding on his knees like a rockstar toward the far end

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In the 48 hours leading up to Texas State’s 2020-21 season opener on Wednesday, Terrence Johson could feel his anxiety building up.


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Q. I really loved the book Uprooted by Naomi Novik. Could you recommend some other books like it?

Golden Age Home is participating in the global generosity movement called GivingTuesday by joining millions to celebrate around the world. People will be demonstrating generosity in many ways. Whether it is helping a neighbor or stranger out, showing up for an issue or people we care about, or giving to causes we care about, every act of generosity counts. Golden Age Home has surpassed 60 years of Compassionate Christian Care of our Lockhart Seniors.

The Journey Continues: Associate Pastor Michael Johnson

My journey this week took me to Redwood Baptist Church; the Sunday message on Thanksgiving was preached by the Associate Pastor, Michael Johnson. Johnson is a graduate of Texas A&M Kingsville, and retired from The Community Action, Inc, of Hays, Caldwell and Blanco Counties. He has experience in benevolence with a diverse population through his volunteer work for Hays County Salvation Army. His intense study of the Scriptures has blessed his ministry.

Texas Performing Arts presents the Magik Theatre’s production of Señora Tortuga, a play performed under the Texas Big Top on the Bass Concert Hall Plaza on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 1 p.m. Appropriate for all ages, the play is especially suited for children in first through fourth grades.


Janie Rodriguez, 62, of San Marcos, Texas died on Monday, November 16, 2020. A funeral mass was held on Tuesday, November 24 at Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church in San Marcos, followed by graveside services at Memory Lawn Memorial Park in Martindale, Texas. Arrangements were under the direction on Thomason Funeral Home. For more information and to sign the online registry, please visit

Marcelino J. Marmolejo Jr., 83yrs., resident of Joliet, Illinois, passed away November 22, 2020 in Texarkana,Texas.

Petra de la Rosa Drumwright, 79, of Woodcreek, Texas, died on Monday, November 23, 2020. Visitation will take place at Thomason Funeral Home in Wimberley, Texas on Monday, November 30 at 1 p.m. Funeral services will take place at the funeral home at 2 p.m., followed by interment at the Wimberley Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction on Thomason Funeral Home. For more information and to sign the online registry, please visit


That moment when the idea that the pandemic would be vanquished well before the holidays was replaced, somewhere along the way, by the thought that this “new normal” would be the norm for a long, long time.

Jane Hughson, our current San Marcos mayor, deserves to be reelected for another term. She has served our community well with intelligence and dignity and attention to detail — a combination that is desirable but too often rare.

COVID-19 is surging in El Paso, Lubbock, Amarillo and other spots in Texas, and some of the biggest American family gatherings of the year — Thanksgiving — are just a few days away.

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