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Bunny Boom Boom Leroque, sporting rainbow attire marched alongside the vibrant Salon MINK float in the parade.
Daily Record photos by Colton Ashabranner

Representatives from the Human Rights Campaign in Austin marched with a giant equality flag in support of the SMTX Pride parade.

Owners of Jo’s Cafe, Jo on the Go and Redbud Roasters, Leah Molina, Liz Rios and their son Cosmo were also among those marching in the 5th annual parade.

San Marcos supports gay pride


Local Drag Queen Tequila Rose will be the official reader at Saturday's Drag Queen Story Hour at Wake the Dead Coffee House. The event will feature fun stories for children of all ages and live music with Molly J. Hayes. Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey

Drag Queen Story Hour returns Saturday

Wake the Dead Coffee House will host the second ever Drag Queen Story Hour in San Marcos this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The Peterson Brothers, led by brothers Glenn Jr. and Alex Peterson, play the 2017 HAAM Day benefit show at Whole Foods in downtown Austin. Photo by Ben Porter Photography

HAAM: Uniting Central Texas for musicians

The Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM) is putting together their 13th annual HAAM Day benefit, that perhaps more than anything else lives up to Austin’s title as Live Music Capital of the

Cindy Pryor’s home on Algarita Street is a shady and verdant yard full of resilient Texas natives. Photos courtesy of the Spring Lake Garden Club

Lush & shady in a Texas Summer

A huge red oak shades most of the front yard at Cindy Pryor’s home on Algarita Street, and although shade is welcome at the end of another scorching summer, it

Morning glories have a hardy vine and are indigenous to South America. They have worked their way northward and today are either cultivated or grow wild throughout the United States and most parts of the world. Photos courtesy of Joe Urbach

Growth in gardening: September Birth Flowers

For thousands of years, flowers have communicated many different meanings. This is often known as floriography or the language of flowers. Plants and flowers have been given different meanings to

Samantha Endres waves a pride flag while riding on the Salon MINK float in the 2017 SMTX Pride Parade. Daily Record file photos by Denise Cathey

SMTX Pride returns for 5th year

SMTX Pride is celebrating five years of painting the town with color, celebrating acceptance and giving the city’s LGBTQ community an event where they can show their pride. 

Abbey Carnes, assistant vice president/director of marketing and sales at Ozona National Bank, was recently elected to the Independent Bankers Associations of Texas (IBAT) Leadership Division Board as well as Region 7 president, which includes San Marcos and the surrounding area. Photo courtesy of IBAT

Local banker elected to statewide board

The Leadership Division of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) elected new board members during the 33rd Annual IBAT Leadership Conference at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Countr