Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

Staff Reporter

City to consider more coordination of transit services with Texas State

The San Marcos City Council has many items of note on today’s agenda, including the consideration of setting a tax rate, purchases pertaining to housing rehabilitation, construction of Taxiway Alpha and surveying services, and the interlocal agreement with Texas State University to provide additional coordination of the transit systems that connect city and university spaces.

Protecting beauty of dark skies here in Central Texas

Above, Wimberley Valley Night Sky Committee presents Flora and Fauna Hotel with Night Sky Friendly Award honoring the hotel's commitment to eliminating light pollution in the community.
Photo by Louis Parks

Protecting beauty of dark skies here in Central Texas

Left, Hays County Friends of the Night Sky President Cindy Luongo Cassidy and Amy Jackson install a new Sky Quality meter at the Freeman Ranch in San Marcos in an effort to measure light pollution. Knowing the scope of pollution helps limit it.
Photo provided by Hays County Friends of the Night Sky

Protecting beauty of dark skies here in Central Texas

Editor's Note: This is Part One in a series looking at conservation measures for land and water resources in Hays County.

Article Image Alt Text

Firefighters and others discuss strategy during Oak Grove Fire this past weekend.
Photo by Texas A&M Fire Service

Court reviews Oak Grove fire cause, preparedness

Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra used the burn ban agenda item as a chance to discuss the approximately 400-acre Oak Grove Fire that tore through Hays County just Northwest of San Marcos this past weekend. He pointed out the need for additional access to the area by safety personnel.

Court to discuss need for pretrial case management software, election security

Hays County Commissioners Court is set to meet today at 9 a.m. On the agenda for the regularly scheduled meeting is the possible purchase of case management software for pretrial services, additional funds for RM 12 safety improvements, the purchase of security cameras for the IT and elections department and a Hays County Historical Commission appointment.

Article Image Alt Text

Pictured is San Marcos' Michael Douglas-Smith, owner of Douglas-Smith Soap.
Daily Record photo by Shannon West

Article Image Alt Text

Spencer Zamora is with Succulent Native, a female-owned and operated business.
Daily Record photo by Shannon West

Article Image Alt Text

Customers participate in a potting succulents workshop at the grand opening of the new Ashley Furniture Store in San Marcos.
Daily Record photo by Shannon West

Article Image Alt Text

Flower Bar founder Jaime Sandborn greets customers.
Daily Record photo by Shannon West

New businesses have space at furniture store grand opening

Recently, the Ashley Furniture Store, located at 850 Barnes Drive in the Stonecreek Crossing Shopping Center, opened with fanfare and activities. The new store takes on the old footprint of the former Bealls. Inside, store management extended an opportunity for other businesses to have pop up stands throughout. For new shoppers, there was also a DJ, and employees were handing out promotional cards and other grand opening items.

Article Image Alt Text

City of San Marcos Mayor Jane Hughson, third from left, shares the proclamation naming Aug. 7 as Purple Heart Day in the city with Lonnie Garza. Others pictured, are from left, Lisa Morris, David Franklin, Christie Murillo, Sam Hernandez and Jamie Lee Case.
Photo provided by city of San Marcos/Dan Robertson

Purple Heart Day proclaimed by city

San Marcos Mayor Jane Hughson proclaimed Aug. 7 as Purple Heart Day at city hall on Tuesday.

Pages

San Marcos Record

(512) 392-2458
P.O. Box 1109, San Marcos, TX 78666