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Inside the new Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan Refugia Building at the San Marcos Aquatic Resource Center (SMARC), biological science technicians Kelsey Anderson and Rachel Wirick watch from the main hallway as fountain darters swim around a small aquarium. Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey

SMARC opens new refugia facility

It was only fitting that ceremonies to dedicate the new refugium building at San Marcos Aquatic Research Center (SMARC) were interrupted a couple of times by passing trains on Thursday.

TREAD attorney David Braun, elected officials and some of the more than 1,000 landowners that would be affected by the PHP. Daily Record photo by Anita Miller

Hays County, Kyle sue Kinder Morgan

The plan for a natural gas pipeline through Hays County has “kicked over a hornet’s nest,” Kyle Mayor Travis Mitchell said at Monday morning press conference announcing that the city of Kyle, along

Cheatham Street Flats, being built to house both Texas State students and professionals, will be finished with modular stacking units, the first in the state to be built by Z Modular. The five-story, 192,000 square foot complex will have 175 units from studio to three bedroom apartments. Modular stacking is scheduled to begin May 7. Daily Record photo by Anita Miller

New Housing

Guitar and bajo sexto craftsman Jacob Salinas reaches up to grasp one of the many bajo sexto faces hanging in the workshop of his business, Salinas Guitars and Bajo Sextos. One of the hallmarks of his instruments are their classical build –– every piece of the instrument is made to be slotted into the neck of the guitar or bajo sexto. Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey

It’s all about the sound

Jacob Salinas is an unassuming craftsman, yet he’s a master at what he does.

It’s the time of year that Texans ply the highways and back roads looking for this year’s spectacular wildflower show. San Marcos residents have the same opportunity, without leaving town. This outrageous display is on Burleson Street. Daily Record photo by Anita Miller

Burleson Street bloom

San Marcos firefighters were flow testing a hydrant along Aquarena Springs Drive at the Charles Austin intersection Sunday afternoon. City hydrants are tested annually to ensure their functioning. Daily Record photo by Anita Miller

Hydrant Testing

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


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