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San Marcos Record

Night Fishing

While many competitors in the annual Winter Polespear Tournament choose to hunt their quarry during the day, competitor Tom Pope prefers to brave the San Marcos River after da

Mendez Elementary fifth grade student Jon Stark Jr. plays his violin at the first performance of the Fiddle Sticks program at Goodnight Middle School last Thursday. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

Fiddle Sticks: The gift of music for life

This was the first year for San Marcos CISD’s pilot program Fiddle Sticks, an after school program for fifth grade students that offers large and small group instruction of fundamental

The tent city at Tornillo can be seen in the distance, behind a chain-link fence. The facility holds immigrant children who are separated from their families, including unaccompanied minors who crossed the U.S. border. The facility opened in June and initially was expected to close in July; it is still open and has expanded. Peter Zimmerman photo

In tents, in Tornillo

Over the summer, the federal government built a tent city in the border town of Tornillo to house immigrant children separated from their families. In June, the Texas Tribune and

Pictured are veterans representing the Texas State Retired Faculty & Staff Association just before they led the Veteran’s Day Parade. From left to right are Captain Larry Patterson, Captain Dan Flaherty, Colonel George Carruthers and Captain Randy Cook. Photo submitted by Darlene H. Schmidt/RFSA

Veterans with RSVA led parade