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L.V.N Alicia Garcia holds this season’s flu shot at Live Oak Health Partners Community Clinic . . Live Oak Health Partners Community Clinic is one of several places in town where residents can receive a flu shot, with a special rate of $25 for adults 18 and older without insurance. Daily Record photo by Denise Cathey

A Handle on your Health: Influenza time again

As it does every year, the flu has arrived in Texas. Sometimes it hits us hard and sometimes it’s just a mild nuisance.

Lost River Film Festival attendees Bri Lee, Kelly Stone and Chris Champion enjoy a screening during the Price Center Garden Party during the 2017 film festival. Photos by Christopher Paul Cardoza

Lost river Film Fest returns for second year

Lost River Film Festival – San Marcos’ four-day gathering of independent cinema worship, that takes place downtown Nov. 1 through 4 – will be kicking off their diverse lineup of

Fall is here and Halloween is right around the corner. With Halloween comes an array of moments to make memories with the family like pumpkin picking, painting and jack-o-lantern carving. Photos courtesy of Joe Urbach

Growth in gardening: Picking Pumpkins & Making Memories

When it comes to getting to enjoy some family-friendly activities, fall is one of the best times of year. In fact for me, fall is truly the start of the

The Hays County Commissioners Court recently proclaimed the week of Oct. 7-13 as 4-H Week in Hays County. During this week, 4-H clubs from across Texas take part in activities to help their communities. Pictured left to right are Commissioner Mark Jones, Commissioner Debbie Gonzales Ingalsbe, AgriLife Extension Agent Kate Blankenship, 4-H Gold Star winner Joseph Niño, AgriLife Extension Agent Jason Mangold, Commissioner Lon Shell and Commissioner Ray Whisenant. Submitted photo

4-H week in Hays County

The house Finch is a winter visitor to the Central Texas area and mainly lives on a diet of seeds, fruits and buds. Free use photo

Exploring Nature: House Finch

A corpodacus mexicanus recently visited my sunflower seed feeder – or, if you aren’t up on your Latin, a house finch. A sparrow-sized bird with light brown and red-wine colored

Pint-sized Wonder Woman Eva Robinson holds the rubber duck she chose at one of the party games at the Greater San Marcos Youth Council's annual Halloween Carnival last year. Daily Record file photo by Denise Cathey

Halloween in San Marcos

Halloween is almost here and San Marcos businesses and organizations are rolling out the celebrations citywide.

Not much is changing at the Devil’s Backbone Tavern. Bullet holes are still in the mounted deer head and surrounding wall, the beer neons still buzz and the dollar bills stapled to the ceiling by patrons remain, but three new faces will be running the iconic Prohibition-era tavern. Photos courtesy of Kristen O'Brien

Devil's Backbone gets new caretakers

The old jukebox at the Devil’s Backbone Tavern and Dancehall in Fischer, just outside of Wimberley, is playing Janis Joplin again. 

Board members and volunteers of the San Marcos Education Foundation (SMEF) will be hosting the Cottage Kitchen Luncheon this Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Charles S. Cock House Museum. Photo courtesy of SMEF 

The Education Foundation hosts Cottage Kitchen Luncheon

The San Marcos Education Foundation will host lunch at the Charles S. Cock House Museum, located at 400 W. Hopkins Street, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Oct. 26. 

The Up and Away campaign, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is reminding parents and caregivers of young children to be extra vigilant about safe medicine storage, so kids don’t mistake medicines for a sweet treat this Halloween. Photo courtesy of State Point Media

This Halloween Avoid 'Candy confusion'

(StatePoint) This Halloween, families are projected to spend $2.6 billion on candy, according to the National Retail Federation.

The choir of the First Baptist Church in 1918 stand with Reverend B. F. Parks on the porch of the church. Texas State University English Professor and President of the Calaboose African American Museum Dr. Elvin Holt will give a presentation about the African-American men and women that contributed to the musical legacy of the Dunbar neighborhood at “Making a Joyful Noise in the Dunbar Neighborhood: 1918-2018” on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the San Marcos Public Library. Photos courtesy of Dr. Elvin Holt

'Making A Joyful Noise'

For more than 100 years, African Americans in the Dunbar neighborhood have nurtured a remarkable legacy of both sacred and secular music. The roots of this rich musical tradition can

Pumpkin spice hit America about 15 years ago and has really taken hold with pumpkin-spice-flavored products taking over grocery store shelves everywhere. But the spice blend also has some health benefits. Photo courtesy of Joe Urbach

Growth in gardening: Pumpkin Spice

I know that fall has arrived, not by the change in the weather, not by the change in my garden, and not even by the changing color of the leaves

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