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Fencing has supplemented yellow caution tape at Rio Vista Falls in an attempt to keep people off rocks that have become dislodged. The city is seeking a fast track for necessary permits so the area can be repaired. Though the bank is inaccessible, the river is still open for recreation. Daily Record photo by Anita Miller

Emergency Repairs

School district staff were joined by Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors Monday morning to cut the ribbon on the new Transportation Annex on De Zavala Drive. A school bus provided the perfect backdrop for the occasion. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

SMCISD cuts ribbon on new Transportation Annex

Among those who gathered Monday morning for the official ribbon cutting to open the San Marcos CISD’s new Transportation Annex were bus drivers who, like everyone else, lost an hour of sleep with t

Virginia Parker Condie reaches for trash stuck in a tree somewhere near Gonzales, breaking the taboo against standing up in a canoe. Photos submitted by cleanup volunteers

A rite of Spring

Hundreds of volunteers braved chilly temperatures on Saturday to participate in the Great Texas River Clean-up, an initiative that also involves municipalities and businesses along the entire 90-mi

More than a dozen volunteers underwent training on a recent Sunday to become certified water quality monitors. Above, Rachel Sanborn, volunteer coordinator for the San Marcos River Rangers, hurls a bucket over the river to demonstrate getting a good sample for testing. Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey

River Rangers riding herd on the San Marcos

When a cold snap killed an unknown number of invasive catfish last month, Rachel Sanborn was among the first to know. 

Fire engines and other South Hays Fire Department response vehicles line Oak Meadows as they respond to a garage fire at a residence at 101 Meadow Bluff Monday night. Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey

Fire destroys family's garage

No one was injured, but a local family was displaced Monday night after fire raced through their garage at 101 Meadow Bluff, located off Hilliard Road.