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Jacob’s Well has been closed for remainder of the year despite recent rains. Jacob’s Well originally closed due to low flow rate creating stagnant water. Daily Record photo by Lance Winter

Jacob’s Well closes for remainder of the year despite recent rains

Earlier this summer Hays County Parks Supervisor Jay Taylor said the lack of rain was the primary issue for closing Jacob’s Well — one of Hays County’s most popular tourist attractions.

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The Biden Administration recently announced measures to forgive student loans. Above, a Texas State University student participates in commencement in 2021. Daily Record file photo by Gerald Castillo

TXST professor discusses student loan forgiveness

Bill Chittenden, Associate Professor of Finance in the McCoy College of Business at Texas State University, said there’s “no such thing as a free lunch.”

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John Hardy with Divided Sky Roofing and Solar has taken the saying one step further and believes you can add Mother Nature to the equation. Pictured above and below, Divided Sky employees install solar panels on a local home. Photos courtesy of Divided Sky Roofing and Solar

FOR A BRIGHTER TOMORROW: Divided Sky Roofing and Solar puts the sun to work

It’s said, “Mother knows best.”

Why is that? Simply put, it’s because she’s the person that always sees the best in you.

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Texas State University hosted three summer commencement ceremonies on Saturday where 1,400 candidates for bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees were expected to participate. Above, Dr. Kelly Damphousse speaks to the graduates during his first commencement ceremony as university president. Below, a mortarboard says “My destiny is my own.” Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

PRESIDENTIAL FIRST: TXST’s new president celebrates first commencement ceremony

Graduation is a special time in the lives of friends, families and certainly the graduates. But this summer, graduation was extra special for Dr. Kelly Damphousse. On Saturday, the 10th President of Texas State University delivered his first commencement at the University to the class of 2022.

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Valentino’s, a pizza joint located on The Square, is set to for its long-awaited opening on Wednesday. Above, Valentino’s co-owners Harlan Scott and Cody Taylor (pictured on right side). Below, a Valentino’s employee prepares a pizza during a soft opening on Monday. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

FIRST SLICE: Long-awaited opening of Valentino’s set for Wednesday

The long-awaited moment has arrived.

Valentino’s Pizza officially opens its doors today to an eager fan base of pizza enthusiasts.


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