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Shirley and Frida Seamstress Owner Antonia Lozano puts the final touches on Sami Wenzel’s dress for Friday’s prom at San Marcos High School.
Daily Record photo by Jessica L. Jam

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Antonia Lozano, owner of Shirley and Frida Seamstress, poses in front of her sewing room at the store’s location on Moore Street. The shop offers custom designs and alterations for any occasion.
Daily Record photo by Jessica L. James

THE PERFECT FIT

She’s the perfect fit. A successful businesswoman, talented designer and dressmaker all sewed into one. The fabric of her life is making people happy, and for Antonia Lozano, her 15-year legacy of dressing San Marcos never goes out of style.

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This famous brownie recipe comes with its own warning

DEAR ABBY: I have read that you have a sweet tooth. I do, too. That’s why I’m interested in your recipe booklets, particularly if you have included dessert recipes. Which ones do you particularly love? – LOVES IT SWEET IN ANNAPOLIS, MD DEAR LOVES: That’s a tough question. It’s hard to choose just one recipe because I do have a sweet tooth as well as “a bit” of an addiction to chocolate, which is more information than you asked for.

Texas lawmakers listen to antisemitism concerns amid university tensions over the Israel-Hamas war

Texas senators are taking testimony Tuesday on some of the most explosive issues rattling the state’s universities ahead of next year’s legislative session, when lawmakers are expected to propose new policies on antisemitism, free speech and compliance with the state’s ban on diversity, equity and inclusion programs.

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Heritage Association hosting lecture on ‘How to Preserve Your Historic House with Style’

The Heritage Association holds a quarterly lecture series called the History Happy Hour, and the public is invited. This Thursday, May 16, the topic will be “How to Preserve Your Historic House with Style,” with the guest speaker being Dr. Peter Dedich, architectural historian at Texas State. It will be held in the Garden Room at the Price Center located at 222 West San Antonio Street in San Marcos from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy wine and homemade appetizers starting at 4:30 p.m. followed by the lecture and a discussion session led by noted local architect Jeff Kester.

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Chenoa Tremblay, a project scientist at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute was the keynote speaker at the Math in Space event at Texas State. She discussed her work using the COSMIC array to search for extraterrestrial life in space and how math is critical to it.
Daily Record photo by Shannon West

SETI and the search for extraterrestrial life

The quest to determine whether or not humans are the only intelligent life forms in the universe is ongoing. Though there has been no definitive proof as of yet, experts are still searching. Chenoa Tremblay, a project scientist at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute, delivered the keynote address during the Math in Space and the Unbreakable Bonds of STEM event hosted at Texas State on in April.

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Above, The Bobcats celebrate beating Louisiana for the conference tournament championship. Texas State won their first Sun Belt Tournament Title since 2018. Below, J.J. Smith connects with a two-run home run to extend the Bobcat lead to 8-4 in the top of the fifth inning. Smith would later be named to the All-Tournament team.
Daily Record photos by Gerald Castillo

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Bobcats hoist up the Sun Belt Conference Trophy after defeating Louisiana in the championship game. Texas State also clinched the automatic bid for the NCAA Tournament to secure the program’s 12 postseason bid.
Daily Record photo by Gerald Castillo

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Head Coach Ricci Woodard receives the Gatorade bath following the Bobcats win over Louisiana.
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THE CHAMPS

Bobcat softball wins conference, heading to NCAA tournament

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Son has become a doormat to cheating abusive wife

DEAR ABBY: Our daughter- in-law is morally corrupt, egotistical and narcissistic. For almost a year she has been blatant about having an affair and has abused and disrespected our son and two of her three daughters. She has taken innumerable vacations over the years without our son. When they are together at home, she constantly puts him down and psychologically abuses him, usually in front of his younger daughters.

Hail and high winds cause damage across the county

High winds and hail may have knock down trees, but it can't keep down the spirits of those in San Marcos.
Daily Record photo by Gerald Castillo

Hail and high winds cause damage across the county
Hail and high winds cause damage across the county

Left, a massive pecan tree fell at Sewell Park. With graduation planned for the morning following the storm, Texas State University staff quickly cleaned up the area. Right, trees fell on cars and homes across San Marcos including this tree, that narrowly missed the home of Sports Editor Colton McWilliams.
Daily Record photos by Gerald Castillo and Colton McWilliams

Hail and high winds cause damage across the county

It was a typical hot and humid afternoon with clear skies at 7:35 p.m. Thursday when phones across town began buzzing with an emergency alert from the National Weather Service that stated “Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect for this area until 8:30 p.m. for destructive baseball size hail. Take shelter in a sturdy building, away from windows. People and animals outdoors will be severely injured.” Within ten minutes, the violent storm tore through the city. To add to the panic, a Tornado Warning was issued at 8:22 p.m., and residents across town – at least those willing to heed the warning – hunkered down in the innermost room of their homes and awaited an uncertain future.

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