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Rabbi Ari Weingarten, of the Chabad Jewish Center of San Marcos, climbs up to the top of a ladder to place the newly lit candle onto the menorah during the 2018 celebration of the first night of Chanukah on the Hays County Courthouse lawn. Daily Record file photos by Denise Cathey

The Festival of Lights

Chanukah, originating from the Hebrew word for “dedication,” begins on the 25th of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar — usually in November or December — every year. Often called the

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U.S. Coast Guard Operations Specialist Third Class Arik J. Rangel, who goes by his male drag performer stage name Arik Cavalli, wearing his Mr. Starlite Royalty sash and crown. Photos by Staten Island Advance/Shira Stoll

From Coast Guard to Catwalk

Arik Rangel is an operations specialist third class in the U.S. Coast Guard stationed at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island in New York City. But when under a spotlight and elaborately

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With the smell of wassail in the air, San Marcans gathered downtown for last  year's annual Wine and Wassail Walk. Wassail lovers Chris and Ben Rodriguez and Mark and Diane Huebner pose for a photo as they walk to the next stop on the event. Daily Record file photos

2019 Wine & Wassail Walk

The San Marcos Main Street Program invites residents to enjoy an evening of holiday cheer downtown at the 2019 Wine and Wassail Walk on Friday, Dec. 6 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

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Seven of the original San Marcos 10 met at the Stallions on Texas State University on Wednesday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the anti-war protest that made U.S. history. From left are Arthur Henson, Paul Cates, Murray Rosenwasser, Sallie Anne Satagaj, Michael Holman, Frances Annie Burleson and Joseph A. Saranello. Not pictured are David G. Bayless and the late Frances Vykoukal and David McConchie. Daily Record photo by Rachel Sonnier

The San Marcos 10

On Nov. 13, 1969, a group of students at Southwest Texas State University — now known as Texas State University — staged an anti-war protest in front of the Stallions

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Tipsy Cow has opened their San Marcos location at 235 N. LBJ Drive. Daily Record photos by Rachel Sonnier

Tipsy Cow opens downtown

Tipsy Cow Ice Cream has opened its second location in downtown San Marcos serving up one-of-kind alcohol-infused ice cream flavors as well as kid-friendly selections.


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