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Dr. Benjamin Martin will be teaching the science behind foods like hard candy, Jello, toast and whipped cream at the San Marcos Public Library. Photo courtesy of the San Marcos Public Library

Library hosts Kitchen Chemistry

Many children and adults lose interest when they hear the word chemistry, but Associate Chair of the Texas State University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Dr.

Above, the late owner of Dick's Classic Car Garage, Dick Burdick, stands next to one of his cars. The board of directors of Dick's Classic Garage, the museum housing Dick Burdick's car collection, announced o that the museum will close and become the Richard L. Burdick Foundation, a private nonprofit grant-making foundation. Daily Record archive photo

Dick's Classic Car Garage to close, morph to nonprofit

Many San Marcans remember Dick Burdick as an entrepreneur and collector of classic cars. Now, his memory will live on in the form of a nonprofit foundation focused on character-based education.

Janelie Rodriguez’s mother Jeannette holds a sign urging the release of her daughter as she speaks to the press. Daily Record photo by Denise Cathey

Pleas from family at rally

As Janelie Rodriguez’s family and allies gathered outside the Hays County Jail on Friday to plead for her release, a bus belonging to La-Salle Corrections — a private prison firm

Kittens Drako and Stripes look out at visitors from their kennel at the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter, where they wait for someone to adopt them. Daily Record photo by Denise Cathey 

Public now allowed to be ‘fosters’

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter’s foster program is still in its early stages, but the shelter hopes to have resources in place to expand it and find foster homes for some of the special ani

Pitbull terrier-boxer mix siblings Cindy and Susan were placed together in their living space to keep each other company and socialize while they wait to be adopted from the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter. Advocates are pressing for the shelter to work towards a “no kill” status. Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey 

Pleading for Help

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter is asking city and county officials for more resources as public calls for the shelter to become “no kill” continue.

San Marcos Hays County EMS Medic 23 partners Suh Hughart and Robyn San Pedro, pictured with Tiny the T-Rex and Tiny Jr., lip sync “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” in a video for the law enforcement lip sync challenge. Facebook photo

Challenge spreads to Hays County

If you spend a lot of time on Facebook, you might have noticed the recent proliferation of videos of emergency personnel turning in some heartfelt lip syncing performances. The “law

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