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Roughhouse Brewing, located 680 Oakwood Loop in San Marcos, was allowed to reopen after the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission made another move late Thursday that allowed breweries with open air seating, kitchen, restaurant or permanent food truck, to reopen under certain circumstances. 

TABC allows breweries to reopen under certain circumstances

It's a matter of interpretation — and a little math — as to whether your favorite Texas brewery has reopened.

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Above, Hays County Sheriff Gary Cutler hands out a free barbecue meal in Kyle on Sunday. Left, Hays County Constable Precinct 1 David Peterson prepares to load a meal into a car. Daily Record photo by Lance Winter

DRIVE-THRU BBQ: Hays County law enforcement holds free meal event in Kyle

Motorists near the North Hays Optimist Fields on Goforth Road in Kyle may have thought a celebrity was in town based on the long line of traffic.

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Former San Marcos High School softball player Heavenny Garcia returned home Friday after receiving chemotherapy treatments at St. David's South Austin Medical Center. Above, Garcia hugs her younger sister Cassandra. Below, Garcia's friends and former teammates welcomed Garcia home with signs and applause. Daily Record photos by Gerald Castillo

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San Marcos High School Head Softball Coach Cathy Stoughton (above) helped arrange a welcome home for former player Heavenny Garcia. Daily Record photo by Gerald Castillo


Heavenny Garcia got out of her family’s black pickup truck to a round of applause from coaches, teammates and friends on Friday. It was the first time she had been home in weeks.

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A student walks down the hallway at Cactus Elementary School in Cactus. Photo credit:  Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune

Gov. Abbott says local health officials can shut down schools only in limited circumstances

In a statement Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott said local health authorities can shut down schools if there’s evidence of an outbreak after students have already returned to campus — but cannot shut them down weeks before schools open.

KZSM — From the heart of San Marcos

Today’s column continues our series examining community radio and exploring the background of In our July 19 column, we recalled KIND, an unlicensed low-frequency station that provided San Marcos’ first community radio. KIND remained on the air from 1997-2000, until the court ruling that allowed them to broadcast without a license was overturned.


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