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Narcissus (left), specifically the paperwhite narcissus, and holly (right) are the birth flowers of December. They both symbolize good wishes, faithfulness and respect. Photos courtesy of Joe Urbach

Growth in gardening: December Birth Flower

Flower symbolism is an interesting way to discover more about your personality and character. Flowers have been important symbols in our lives for centuries and we used them to beautify

Central Texas couple Allen and Cheryl Espinosa are one of 29 people in the world to own a 2018 Hot Wheels Camaro. Allen Espinosa and his crew chief Albert Leal stand next to the drag racing car. Daily Record photos by Gary Zupancic

Central Texas couple wins life-size Hot Wheels

If you are of a certain age, and liked cars as a kid, chances are Hot Wheels was one of your main interests. Matchbox were the first small toy cars

The local heavy metal scene recently held a "metal fest” and a toy drive to benefit the children of the community. All toys collected were donated to the Southside Community Center by KZSM’s “Metal Mark” Moniz. Caitlin Armstrong of the Southside Community Center, “Metal Mark” Moniz and Julie Hollar of Youth Services  Bureau pose with several of the large teddy bears donated. Photo courtesy of Gene Randall

Local Metal scene makes merry for Christmas

Recently, the heavy metal music community held the third in a series of “metal fests” in San Marcos.

IBC Bank-Zapata Chairman of the Board Renato Ramirez and President Ricardo Ramirez presented Texas State Mariachi Nueva Generación with a check for $3,500 during a performance at IBC Main Bank-Zapata on Dec. 17. Photo courtesy of  IBC Bank-Zapata

IBC-Bank Zapata donates $3,500 to Nueva Generación

 IBC Bank-Zapata Chairman of the Board Renato Ramirez and IBC Bank-Zapata President Ricardo Ramirez presented a check for $3,500 to the award-winning Texas State Mariachi Nueva Generación, Texas St

The Price Center will be serving up some Christmas cheer and wassail this evening for the Third Thursday Downtown Walkabout. Photo courtesy of the Price Center

Third Thursday serves up Christmas cheer downtown

 A mother and son led Christmas Carol Sing-Along, pop-up art/gift vendors, a holiday-inspired art show and some of downtown San Marcos’ best holiday decor are all on tap for visitors to Third Thurs


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