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Above, senior pastor Chad Chaddick at First Baptist Church in San Marcos stands in an empty church. FBC has been holding Sunday services online to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Daily Record photo by Lance Winter 

Churches make changes to reach congregations amid pandemic

Not long after the COVID-19 outbreak began, area churches leaped into action offering worshipers an alternative to the traditional form of Sunday gatherings.

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School Fuel volunteers help feed students

School Fuel, a nonprofit that prepares weekend meals for San Marcos public school students, will continue to distribute the weekend sack meals on Fridays through the end of the school year. Above, School Fuel President Jenny Mangrum moves a box of Dole fruit cups as volunteers pack meals for students during San Marcos Consolidated ISD's COVID-19 closure. Below left, Araceli Aguilar helps put together a sack meal on Thursday. Below right, Amy Bawcom gets chocolate milk bottles prepared to be added to meal bags. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

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Gloria Martinez at Victory Cleaners makes a reusable mask. Martinez and her daughter Maricella and niece Alex Martinez have done their best to continue business as usual. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter 

Local businesses find unique ways to operate during coronavirus pandemic

"Necessity is the mother of invention." It's a proverb that's been repeated countless times when the need for something becomes essential and folks are forced to find ways of achieving it. 

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Blooming Spring

Before Monday's rains, the sun was shining on the San Marcos area's blooming spring flowers. Above, Texas Bluebonnets have begun to show up throughout the area.

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Meals on Wheels continues to operate throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Meals on Wheels will send five frozen meals to its senior recipients on Monday. Photos courtesy of the Allen Woods Meals on Wheels 

Meals on Wheels continues providing food amidst virus scare

With the order to shelter-in-place amid COVID-19 concerns, many essential programs folks have come to rely on in Hays County, are still in operation and residents shouldn’t worry. 


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