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The Hays County Local Health Department reported 152 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 118 recoveries, three hospital discharges and two hospitaliz

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With 10% of its population infected with COVID-19, all classes at Tobias Elementary have moved to remote conferencing until Monday, Sept.

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Above, El Golfo de Mexico's shrimp enchiladas — three enchiladas served with a heaping portion of shrimp inside red tortillas. The enchiladas came served with refried beans, rice and a side salad. Below, fried fish plate, which came with three pieces of fried fish, French fries, Texas toast and a salad. Daily Record photos by Nick Castillo

Just off Interstate 35 sits a quaint yet vibrantly colored Mexican restaurant specializing in seafood. 

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The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter (SMRAS) is one of many shelters within the area to participate in KXAN’s annual Clear the Shelter 2021 event on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Above, cats await inside a kennel at the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter. Daily Record photo by Nick Castillo

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter is one of many shelters within the area to participate in KXAN’s annual Clear the Shelter 2021 event.

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Daily Record infographics by Colton Ashabranner

The Hays County Local Health Department reported 152 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 118 recoveries, three hospital discharges and two hospitaliz

 

 

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Texas State is making a habit out of getting turnovers.

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San Marcos has been in this position before.

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It’s always intense when No. 15 San Marcos plays Buda Hays.

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Texas State dominated in its final non-conference match of the season, shutting out Texas A&M Corpus-Christi inside Bobcat Soccer Complex on Su

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M. Ray Perryman

Like almost any American over the age of 25, I vividly remember September 11, 2001.

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San Marcos Public Library 625 E. Hopkins St. 512-393-8200

Research finds analytic thinkers more receptive to cosmetic surgery

Katherine Warnell, Assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Texas State, studies the real cost of cosmetic surgery. Photo submitted by Texas State University

The normalization of cosmetic surgery and the real cost of surgery, both monetary and emotional, prompted Katherine Warnell, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Texas State University, to partner with a research study at St. Edward’s University to better understand what makes someone more or less likely to undergo cosmetic procedures.

Exploring Nature

Birds sometimes become intoxicated and exhibit drunken behavior.

Obits

Gabriel O. Juarez, Jr

Gabriel O. Juarez, Jr.

Gabriel O. Juarez, Jr., 75, went home to be with our Heavenly Lord and Savior on September 1, 2021 surrounded with his family at his bedside. “Gabe” as he was affectionately called by family and friends was born on August 15, 1946 to Gabriel Juarez, Sr. and Juanita Juarez in Harlingen, TX. He was their first born of 3 children: Gabe, Armando, and Viola. He graduated from Harlingen High School in 1965. Gabe graduated from Southwest Texas State University, where he met his beautiful wife Gloria Juarez.

Maria “Mary” Dolores Vila Davis

Maria “Mary” Dolores Vila Davis

Angels guided Maria “Mary” Dolores Vila Davis, 88, to heaven on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Her two daughters were by her side.

Roque Prado, 89, of San Marcos, Texas, died on Friday, September 10, 2021. Services are pending. Arrangements are under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home. For more information and to sign the online registry, please visit thomasonfuneralhome.com.

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The Journey Continues

My journey this week took me to Charlie Campise, a Christian brother and old friend. I asked him to share his journey as the guest columnist.

Finding unity amidst adversity

Lloyd Doggett

Marking this twentieth 9/11 anniversary, we are mindful of its horrors and sustained by the memory of its heroes, especially first responders who put service ahead of self. Today, in a time of so many divisive forces, we are stronger when we remember what binds us. We draw inspiration from the way our Nation — all of us, as citizens and neighbors — came together after the tragedy on 9/11. That is the spirit evident yesterday when the City of San Marcos and the San Marcos Fire Department held a solemn remembrance, followed by the first responders’ memorial stair climb.

On that horrific day, I received a call from a friend of mine in hysterics, telling me to call my brother, Chris, and my father, Ted, immediately.

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