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The same parcel of land that was the subject of questions and concerns at Tuesday’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting prompted similar questio

David Allen Vasquez

David Allen Vasquez, age 32, will be serving life in prison for sexual assault.

Marines with Charlie Company, 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, along with members of the Texas Highway Patrol and Texas State Guard, pull Marine Corps F470 Zodiacs Combat Rubber Raiding crafts through a flooded street in Houston after Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Niles Lee

AUSTIN (AP) — Natural disasters in Texas on the scale of Hurricane Harvey’s deadly destruction last year will become more frequent because of a cha

Excited shoppers wait with their shopping carts outside the new Habitat for Humanity ReStore which officially opened Thursday. The store sells and accepts donated and excess building materials and home goods with proceeds going to build affordable homes in the San Marcos area. Daily Record photo by Denise Cathey

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Sports

Photo by Gerald Castillo

Texas State head coach Danny Kaspar is bothered by his team’s slow starts on the road. 

Photo by Gerald Castillo

San Marcos junior guard Joey Hernandez rose up for a layup to secure a 50-46 win over St. Andrew’s on Tuesday inside the Snake Pit. 

Photo by Gerald Castillo

SPRING BRANCH —  San Marcos is at its best when the Lady Rattlers control the tempo.

Photo from Beth Darnell

Deer hunting provides excellent opportunities for father-son or parent-child quality time together.

Features

Gary and Donna Taylor are bringing their version of the Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol" to life with 13 songs that bring a mix of bluegrass, swing, western, country and even a bit of jazz to the tale." Photos courtesy of  the Price Center

The Price Center will help bring the familiar holiday Dickens’ classic many know and love to San Marcos this holiday season via a new telling throu

Majestic Realty Co. broke ground Tuesday on the Kyle Crossing Business Park, a 40-acre, two-building development project that will add 535,113 square feet of speculative industrial warehouse, manufacturing and distribution facilities. Photo courtesy of the Greater San Marcos Partnership

Majestic Realty Co., the nation’s largest privately-held industrial real estate development company, held an event on Tuesday to officially mark th

(Family Features) Make the most of this holiday season by enjoying the quintessential flavors of winter festivities like gingerbread – not only the

The Central Texas Medical Center Foundation Women’s Council, that encourages women to strengthen and invest in their commnities, at the annual luncheon in August at the San Marcos Activity Center. Photo courtesy of CTMC

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Obits

H.T. Bob Sites, 82, a resident of Wimberley, Texas, passed away at his home on Dec. 11, 2018.  Funeral Services will be 2 p.m.

Raymon Knox Pitzer of San Marcos passed away on Dec. 3, 2018, at the age of 78.  

Jane Houser Evans, 84, of New Braunfels, Texas passed away on Dec. 10, 2018.  

Opinions

Timing is everything.

Earlier this week I was at an event that honored Malala Yousafzai.

The other day, a friend asked what surprised me most about politics. This may seem strange, but I’d never really thought about the question.  My response was off-the-cuff but heartfelt.