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One of the most familiar birds in North America, the barn swallow seems to have adopted humans as neighbors, typically placing its nest in man-made structures. Free use photo

Exploring Nature: Blanco Birds

I had an enjoyable lunch at a small café in Blanco recently. I chose to sit at an outside table since it was a nice sunny day. While I was

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The choice to prune tomato plants is a subjective one that each gardener makes. But there are best practices for pruning tomatoes and a great way to use the cuttings. Free use photo

Growth in gardening: Pruning & Propagating Tomatoes

“My tomato plants are too big!” Yep, you heard me correctly, growing conditions for my tomatoes have been so favorable that I, and many other gardeners are complaining that their

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Hill Country Wireless, a company started by husband and wife team David and Ginger McCullough, is now providing high-speed internet to rural areas of Central Texas. Josh Moore, Tyrel McCrory and David McCullough work on dialing the signal through the trees and hills in a neighborhood in Johnson City — a real issue when it comes to providing internet in the Texas Hill Country. Photos by Ginger McCullough

'The Last-Mile Solution'

Ginger and David McCullough are doing something they never expected — providing broadband services to their community. “We were living in the Texas panhandle and running a cattle ranch,” Ginger

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The San Marcos Downtown Association is moving its Third Thursday Downtown Walkabout to the Second Saturday of the month. Downtown walkabout attendees stop to take a look at Tiny Amber Taylor’s booth of paintings and handmade jewelry at the Porch during a prior Third Thursday Downtown Walkabout. Daily Record file photo by Denise Cathey

Third Thursday moves to Second Saturday

The San Marcos Downtown Association announced that it is launching a new Downtown Walkabout event to coincide with the current array of events that take place in downtown every second Saturday of t


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