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Spring is still many weeks away, but Mountain Laurels apparently didn’t get the memo. This early bloomer was discovered last weekend. Daily Record photo by Gerald Castillo

Early Bloomer

(Clockwise from top left) Artist Robin Orta poses with his his children Phoenix and Griffin and wife Christina. Robin was recently diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing treatments. Submitted photo

Local artist battling rare cancer

If there’s one thing that can be said for San Marcans, it’s that we do what we can to take care of our own.

Joseph Nino from San Marcos with his parents, Alfredo and Leticia Nino, in front of their show cows. Joseph won Reserve Breed Champion for British Steers, and also won Reserve Grand Champion for his home baked apple pie. Joseph has been showing animals and baking for nine years. Century News photos by John Pacheco

2019 Hays County Youth Livestock Show

 Hays County youth came to Dripping Springs Ranch Park to compete in The Hays County Youth Livestock Show over the past two weeks.

Maurice T. Suttles 3413 VFW Post has named three winners of the Patriots Pen Award and two for the Voice of Democracy Award. Shown are (from left) Emily Harrison, 3rd place, Patriots Pen; Ella Mogil, 1st place, Patriots Pen; Viviana Rodriguez, 2nd place, Voice of Democracy; Silas Sames, 2nd place, Patriots Pen; Gabriel Sanders, 1st place Voice of Democracy, and Post Commander Dave Adams. Each winner advances to district with a chance of advancing to national level and a first place scholarship of $30,000. Photo submitted by Bernadette Adams/VFW Post 3413

VFW announces winners