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Maya the Mermaid, aka Angela Zumwalt, welcomed the attendees of the 43rd Annual Hispanic Business Convention of Texas with information about the historic and ecological significance of the San Marcos River and an invite to upcoming Mermaid Society SMTX events. Daily Record photo by Rachel Willis

Mayor welcomes conventioneers

Thursday marked the Opening Celebration of the 43rd Annual Hispanic Business Convention of Texas hosted by the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC) at the Embassy Suites-City

A ribbon cutting was held Thursday for the newest hotel in San Marcos. The Homewood Suites is located at 451 Barnes Drive features amenities including hot full breakfasts each morning, evening socials Monday through Thursday, an on-site Suite Shop open 24 hours and business and fitness centers. Suites feature complimentary internet access, fully equipped kitchens with a fullsize refrigerator, spacious dining area, sofa sleeper and flat-screen TV. For more information contact Monica Ybarra at 512-667-7001. Daily Record photo by Pam Gravis

New Homewood Suites cuts the ribbon

A ribbon cutting was held Thursday for the newest hotel in San Marcos. The Homewood Suites is located at 451 Barnes Drive features amenities including hot full breakfasts each morning, evening socials Monday

Left to right, Precinct 1 Constable Debbie Gonzales Ingalsbe, Precinct 2 Commissioner and Vice President of the Food Bank Board of Directors Mark Jones, Food Bank Chief Executive Officer Denise Blok, Precinct 3 Commissioner Lon Shell, and Precinct 4 Commissioner Ray Whisenant help bring attention to the needs of those experiencing hunger during National Hunger Action Month in Hays County. Hays County photo

County proclaims Hunger Action Month, encourages donations

The Hays County Commissioners Court has proclaimed September as Hunger Action Month, and Precinct 2 Commissioner Mark Jones, vice president of the Food Bank’s Board of Directors, encouraged all who

Sisters Mallory, Eleanor and Bailey Clark inch closer to the banks of the San Marcos River to see the mermaids. Aquamaids from Adventure Scuba in Plano splashed about in the clear waters of the river in full mermaid dress during the 2017 Aqua Faire. Daily Record file photos by Rachel Willis 

The 2018 Aqua Faire

The 2018 Mermaid SPLASH Festival is just around the corner and organizers for this year’s Aqua Faire are preparing for a free, family-friendly event that celebrates San Marcos’ arts, culture,

Powdery mildew is one of the easiest diseases to recognize on plants, as it looks exactly like its name. The mildew forms a white or gray powdery film on a plant’s leaves, stems and fruit – like the pumpkin plant’s leaves have in the photo at left. Public Domain photo

Growth in gardening: Powdery Mildew

I love answering garden questions. One I get asked frequently concerns powdery mildew, but you know what? I don’t really see it as a major garden problem here in San

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