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Christiana de Leon holds on to her dog Marilyn, dressed as a butterfly, during last year's PetFest at San Marcos Plaza Park. Daily Record file photos by Denise Cathey

Pet Fest: Barks in the park

Come enjoy the 16th year of celebrating animals and saving their lives at Pet Fest. 

Gas Leak

Texas State University’s Physical Plant on Sessom was evacuated and closed Wednesday morning after a contractor repairing a retaining wall hit a gas line.

With a cutout representing a victim of dating violence over her shoulder, Catherine Shellman speaks about her daughter Tiffanie Perry, who was murdered by her boyfriend in 2010, during the annual kickoff to Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey

Month of awareness kicks off

Domestic and dating violence cuts across all economic, racial, gender and societal barriers, in Hays County as elsewhere.

Honor Flight

World War II Veterans and brothers Sam and Lucky Knutson lead the procession of veterans with Honor Flight Austin as they are cheered and feted through the terminal while maki

Fire Safety Month

SMFD Captain Brian Quackenbush tries to explain to the rowdy clown brothers Hoolie (firefighter Tanner McLean), Specs (firefighter Miles Maynor) and Chewie (Captain Sean Garri

Taking advantage of the sunny weather and the recent rainfall which raised the water level, Haley Frey paddles up the San Marcos River from Rio Vista Park on her inflatable paddle board Wednesday morning. Daily Record photo by Denise Cathey

Going Upstream

Cheer Camp

On a rainy Saturday morning, San Marcos Academy cheerleaders took young hopefuls through the ropes during the first Jr. Cheer Camp of the semester.

In the early morning hours Monday, Randy Cook hoists an American flag outside Gil’s Broiler, part of the Kiwanis Club of San Marcos’ Patriotic Flag Program. Businesses pay a fee to the club to have flags installed throughout the year on patriotic holidays. Funds raised benefit the San Marcos Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Daily Record photo by Denise Cathey

Patriotic Program

Drying Up

There’s virtually nothing but dry land under the bridge and railroad overpass on Post Road over the Blanco River.