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Lance Winter

Contact Lance Winter at lwinter@sanmarcosrecord.com.

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The Family Justice Center, located at 215 S. Reimer, works to aid victims of domestic violence. Above, FJC Board President Cynthia Fowler and FJC Executive Director Gabriela Lara stand in front of their road sign. Daily Record photo by Lance Winter

Family Justice Center aids domestic abuse victims

Statistics reveal an alarming trend exacerbated by the Coronavirus pandemic leaving crisis centers scrambling.

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Above, a barbecue plate from San Marcos BBQ featuring brisket, pork ribs, sausage, a heaping side of loaded mashed potatoes and pinto beans served with all the fixings. Daily Record photo by Lance Winter

Foodie Friday: San Marcos BBQ

Nothing says the Fourth of July like a good old-fashioned barbecue.

But if you’re among the unfortunate ones who don't have a smoker, well you’re still in luck.

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Above,  fireworks go off at the City of San Marcos's annual fireworks show in 2019. The city has postponed this year's fireworks display until further notice amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Below, Michael Hogan operates Mr. B’s Fireworks, located on Ranch Road 12 just outside Wimberley, where he sells a variety of fireworks to help raise funds for nonprofit organization, Freedom14 Camp. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

Fireworks fun — few and far between

Watching the rocket’s red glare may be a bit of a challenge this Independence Day.

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Above, a rice bowl with falafel, lettuce, tomato, pickles, olives and feta cheese from The Pita Shop. A rice bowl comes on a bed of golden rice. Daily Record phtotos by Lance Winter

Foodie Friday: The Pita Shop

What's yeast-leavened, round, pillowy as a cloud, and made from wheat flour? An easy way to find out is to have lunch or dinner at The Pita Shop.

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Above, Casa Maria Restaurant, Bar & Bakery's Nachos de la Casa is a mountian of delicious chicken fajitas, onions, bell peppers, lettuce, tomatoes, beans, cheese, avocado and jalapenos. Below, Casa Maria's Enchiladas a la Mexicana meal features two beef enchiladas, chicken fajitas, rice, beans, guacamole and tortillas. Daily Record phtotos by Nick Castillo

Foodie Friday: Casa Maria

It’s been said life without Mexican food is like no life at all. 

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San Marcos Fire Chief Les Stephens holds a vile included in a COVID-19 test kit. Hays County firefighters and emergency personnel have been tasked with test nursing homes around the county. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

County task force triumphs in testing

Hays County firefighters and emergency personnel are a model for efficiency as they have perfected a system to test almost 100 people an hour for the past 5 days for the coronavirus. 

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