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Not much is changing at the Devil’s Backbone Tavern. Bullet holes are still in the mounted deer head and surrounding wall, the beer neons still buzz and the dollar bills stapled to the ceiling by patrons remain, but three new faces will be running the iconic Prohibition-era tavern. Photos courtesy of Kristen O'Brien

Devil's Backbone gets new caretakers

The old jukebox at the Devil’s Backbone Tavern and Dancehall in Fischer, just outside of Wimberley, is playing Janis Joplin again. 

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Board members and volunteers of the San Marcos Education Foundation (SMEF) will be hosting the Cottage Kitchen Luncheon this Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Charles S. Cock House Museum. Photo courtesy of SMEF 

The Education Foundation hosts Cottage Kitchen Luncheon

The San Marcos Education Foundation will host lunch at the Charles S. Cock House Museum, located at 400 W. Hopkins Street, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Oct. 26. 

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In a scene from"The Light in the Piazza" Fabrizio Naccarelli (Trinidad Agosto) embraces Clara Johnson (Annisha Mackenzie) as he tries to find the words to express his love for her in "Say it Somehow." Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey

Texas State Opera performs 'Mad Scenes'

The Texas State University Opera Theatre presents its first production of the year, "Mad Scenes," that will run through Sunday in Evans Auditorium, 627 N. LBJ Drive.

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Left to right, Precinct 1 Commissioner Debbie Gonzales Ingalsbe, Precinct 2 Commissioner Mark Jones, Ann Marie Miller, Buda Economic Development Corporation; Donny Hirsch, Thermon; Cara Ryan, Greater San Marcos Partnership; Mike Doyle, San Marcos CISD; Angel Contreras, CFAN, Jason Otto, Mensor; John Navarrette, CenturyLink; Marco Pizana, Hays CISD; Randolph Goodman, Gary Job Corps; Precinct 3 Commissioner Lon Shell, and Precinct 4 Commissioner Ray Whisenant. Photo by Laureen Chernow

October is Manufacturers Month

The Hays County Commissioners Court proclaimed October as Manufacturers Month in Hays County and thanked the Greater San Marcos Manufacturers Association members for their economic impact to Hays C

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Los Olivos Market, formerly Taste Buds Market, recently opened at 13904 Ranch Road 12 and has a wine tasting room that offers one of the state’s largest selections of Texas wines, with more than 40 vineyards and 200 varietals. Photos courtesy of Rebecca Varela

Wimberley market offers vast selection of Texas wines

Los Olivos Market, formerly Taste Buds Market, which focuses on offering the finest Texas wines, craft beers, specialty foods and gifts in a fun, casual atmosphere true to its Hill Country Roots, r

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announced the launch of their Halloween doughnut collection, which features the new candy-covered Trick-or-Treat Doughnut, the new Monster Batter Doughnut, the Jack-o-Lantern Doughnut and the Chocolate Iced with Halloween Sprinkles Doughnut. All are available today through Oct. 31 at the San Marcos Krispy Kreme, 121 North Interstate 35. Photo courtesy of Business Wire

Krispy Kreme serving spooky treats

Doughnut and candy lovers need to look no further than Krispy Kreme Doughnuts for the ultimate treats this Halloween season.

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The San Marcos Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors partnered up with the San Marcos High School Culinary Department for this week's Cottage Kitchen luncheon on Friday. Photo courtesy of Marianne Moore

Chamber Ambassadors host Cottage Kitchen Luncheon

The Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will host lunch at the Charles S. Cock House Museum, located at 400 W. Hopkins Street, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Oct. 12. 

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