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The San Marcos City Council has approved a contract with a firm to perform a historic resources survey.

While San Marcos’ population has grown by leaps and bounds, the city says water consumption has increased about two percent per year over the past decade. Daily Record photo by Lance Winter

In a single year the average American residence uses more than 100,000 gallons of water, inside and outside their homes. 

Bryan Martinez

Jury selection for the trial of a Hays County man accused of fatally shooting another man in 2015 begins Monday. 

Matthew Jacob Rodriguez Jr.

Friends and family of Matthew Jacob Rodriguez Jr. remember him as a big man with a big smile and a big heart. 

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Photo by Lance Winter

Texas State announced a future three-game series with Baylor on Thursday. 

San Marcos hasn’t beaten Smithson Valley since 2006 when the Rattlers narrowly edged out the Rangers, 35-34.

Photo by Gerald Castillo

Texas State men’s and women’s basketball teams released their full 2018-19 schedules on Wednesday. 

Photo from Beth Darnell

Thirty years ago my wife, Beth, youngest son, Tim, and nephew, Jonathon, spent a month camping in our fold out in Florida.


Eddie Durham. Photo courtesy of Linda Kelsey-Jones

The public is invited to the 3rd Annual Eddie Durham Birthday celebration and musical tribute Saturday, Aug.

Luling Lavender Fields sits on 12 acres of land and has two acres of lavender growing around the new storefront that offers all-natural bath and beauty products. Photo courtesy of  Luling Lavendar Fields

Luling is home to a fresh new business... and scent.

"Yellow Canary" by artist Veronique Hahn. Photo courtesy of  the Price Center

Two distinctly San Marcos art shows, live music, a pop-up art market and a community sing-along will entertain and engage visitors this Third Thurs

Chuy's Green chile Chicken Flautas – flautas stuffed with green chiles and fresh spinach and drizzled with Crema Especial – served up with a frozen margarita. Photos courtesy of  Chuy's

Chuy’s, the Austin-based restaurant known for its authentic Tex-Mex menu and fun-loving atmosphere, is celebrating their 30th Annual Green Chile Fe


Johnny Greenwood, a resident of San Marcos, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 at the age of 82.

Juan Mosqueda, 74, resident of Kyle, Texas, passed away Aug. 11, 2018 in Kyle, TX.  

Maria De Jesus Williams, of San Marcos, passed away Aug. 10, 2018 at the age of 77.


Alvin G. Bridges, Jr., a resident of New Braunfels, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 at the age of 87.

In baseball lingo, the high, inside fastball is known as the brushback, a tactic to inform the batter that he’d better be cautious about digging in


My letter below is in response to the letter published on August 5, 2018, titled, “More defense of the NRA.”

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