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A Nolan projectile point dating to the Middle Archaic period, 5,800 to 4,000 years ago. Photo by CAS Archaeologist, Jacob Hooge

The project was supposed to be routine — replacing a deteriorating water pipe between CM Allen Parkway and the San Marcos River to improve reliabil

The First Baptist Church that stands on Martin Luther King Drive in San Marcos is 110 years old and a bastion of history for the San Marcos African-American community. Daily Record file photo by Denise Cathey

Efforts to restore the historic First Baptist Church on Martin Luther King Drive got a boost last week when the city’s Historic Preservation Commis

The San Marcos Consolidated ISD Board of Trustees tackled a hefty agenda Monday night that included the appointment of members to the School Health

The Habitat Conservation Plan is seeking volunteers for the monthly Sessom Natural Area Workday on Saturday, Sept. 22.

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Photo by Gerald Castillo

Sitting on the team bus on the tarmac as Texas State waited for its team charter plane to arrive in Mobile, Ala., defensive coordinator Chris Woods

Texas State went undefeated over the weekend and closed out strong against Arizona State to take home the title in the Sparky Classic on Saturday.

The serving was consistent.

San Marcos gave up just three errors from the line and served at a high 93.8 percent clip.

Photo by Gerald Castillo

Texas State couldn’t close Saturday’s game out. 

Features

Saturday night was the 3rd Annual Mermaid Society SMTX Mer-Tini Shakedown.

From left to right are Bert Stratemann, Jerry Sebek, Bettye Nagy, Robert Cotner, Sue Cobb, Betty Taylor, Carmen Imel, Bobbie Gilbert, Beverly Owen and Jean Mooney. Photo courtesy of the Heritage Riverwalk Committee

 The Heritage Riverwalk Committee will host lunch at the Charles S. Cock House Museum, located at 400 W. Hopkins Street, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Seeing clearly is important for child's success in education, but 41 percent of parents wait until their child complains about their vision to schedule an eye exam, according to a recent study by VSP Vision Care. Free use photo 

(StatePoint) Parents know that seeing clearly is important for their kid’s success in the classroom, but many are not taking their child to get ann

The Spix’s macaw, that was the inspiration for the movie "Rio" is now on the brink of extinction. Public Domain photo

The black-chinned hummingbirds around my place do not get along well at all. Two of them dart in and out at one another around my sugar-water feeder even though there

Obits

Steven Huber, 71, of Georgetown, TX, and formerly of Austin, TX, passed away Sept. 15, 2018. He was born in Sequin, TX, on Jan.

David Joseph De Leon, age 78 of Austin, TX passed away Sept. 7, 2018. Cremation arrangements under the direction of Legends Funeral Home.

Oscar Gaitan Rivera Jr., 22, resident of Poteet, Texas, passed away Sept. 2, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. Visitation and Rosary were Thursday, Sept.

Opinions

I never liked the campaign slogan “Make America Great Again.”  The implication was that we’d entered some dystopian era in which America was unexce

Congressional Republicans continue to abet and excuse Donald Trump’s relentless assaults on democratic norms and the rule of law.

Musings on flood control Editor, I attended the city of San Marcos flood mitigation meeting last night at the activity center. I can’t help but wonder if the real purpose

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