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    The San Marcos community came out in full force Saturday morning for the 5th annual Mermaid Promenade and Downtown Street Faire. A breakfast and ceremony for the Royal Court was held at Blue Dahlia Bistro. From left to right, Joshua Sarkardehi, David Peterson, Rose Brooks, Alison Tudor, Ron Coley and Rene Perez. Daily Record photos by Colton Ashabranner and Gerald Castillo

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    San Marcos Consolidated ISD students and teachers returned to the classroom Monday for the first day of the 2021-22 school year.

    For all of this year's submitted back-to-school photos, go to the Daily Record Facebook page.

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    San Marcans celebrated a rare snow day on Sunday after a winter storm blew through the area. Approximately one inch of snow fell in San Marcos, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS stated that this was the first snowfall since December 2017. With Sunday's snowy weather, Daily Record readers sent in their photos from the day. 

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    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) San Marcos Aquatic Resources Center team caught a close look at some Texas blind salamanders during a sampling trip at Purgatory Creek Natural Area in San Marcos on Nov. 10. USFWS biologists are conducting research on ten species that live in the Edwards Aquifer, including the Texas Blind Salamander. Clockwise from top left, Texas blind salamanders recently caught in a well in San Marcos, USFWS biological science technician Kelsey Anderson and supervisory fish biologist Lindsay Campbell check for reproductive organs in a Texas Blind salamander that was recently caught. USFWS photos by Aubry Buzek

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    San Marcos CISD's Bonham PreKindergarten held a drive-thru trick or treat event Thursday, where students were able to celebrate Halloween safely. Teachers, staff and students showed up in their best Halloween costumes to take part in the fun. Photos courtesy of San Marcos Consolidated ISD

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    The San Marcos community, including San Marcos Consolidated ISD students and staff, and the San Marcos police and fire departments, rallied around Tyler Murken on Sunday with a parade. Murken, a middle school student, is battling Joubert Syndrome — a rare brain malformation.  To donate to his gofundme visit

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    Local members of the Sons of the American Revolution and Daughters of the American Revolution gathered Thursday to honor the U.S. Constitution's 233rd birthday at the First United Methodist Church in San Marcos. "While Independence Day is a well-recognized and beloved national holiday, fewer people know about Constitution Week, an annual commemoration of the living document that upholds and protects the freedoms central to our American way of life," said DAR President General Denise Doring VanBuren in a statement. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

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    San Marcos Academy held an in-person graduation ceremony for its Class of 2020 on Saturday. SMA practiced social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic with less than 50% capacity at Ingram Stadium. SMA's graduates and faculty wore masks when not seated during the ceremony.  Photos by Marcus McDonald

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    San Marcos Mardi Gras — Mistick Krewe hosts 8th annual Mardi Gras Parade February 22, 2020

  • San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Awards photo by Lance Winter

    The San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce held its 117th Annual Awards Ceremony on Thursday at the Embassy Suites San Marcos Conference Center. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter



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