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By ISHMAEL JOHNSONDaily Record Sports San Marcos is back to where it wants to be.   Not only are the Lady Rattlers back in the area finals where they fell short last season, but they’re also performing at the level head coach Cathy Stoughton has... more
By JOE VOZZELLISports Editor The streak continues.   But, it sure wasn’t easy for San Marcos this time around.   Head coach Bryan Webb’s trial by fire approach to his relatively young Rattlers eventually reaped its benefits, however. San Marcos (16-... more

Mothers push their children in strollers on one of the Hike It Baby routes offered in San Marcos. (Photo by Patricia Matthews)

 
LORI STEINDORF Features Editor   Hike It Baby is the perfect prescription for new moms and other caregivers who feel as they are holed up in their homes, stuck in a rut and have no one to relate to in discussing the rewarding yet sometimes angst-... more

Baile Folklorico dancers from Travis Elementary School entertained the crowd Thursday at the annual Cinco de Mayo Luncheon. Sponsors are the Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos, LULAC #654 and Sociedad Cuauhtemoc. From left are Addy Jeffers , Isabelle McFarland, Cassandra Amaya and Leslie Sanchez. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

 
Anita Miller - Managing Editor Libby Doggett is the keynote speaker at an Early Childhood Education Summit happening this morning  at the Holiday Inn San Marcos.  The event, which focuses on the importance of early childhood education to the... more

Marisol Gomez, Margaret Lindsey, Bibb Underwood and Shirley Rogers await the start of the program. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

Kyle Mylius of Root Cellar Cafe and former Mayor Susan Narvaiz are this year’s tourism award winners from the San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau. Mylius received the Rogers Family Tourism Award, named after and honoring the Rogers family who... more

The hulking red fire truck, dubbed Lil’ Pete, is manned by city of San Marcos firefighters at Fire Station #3.  The platform truck has a variety of special features and Fire Chief Les Stephens likens it to a giant toolbox.  Lil’ Pete is the decal emblazoned across the left side of the fire truck. The mascot is named for a roadrunner that lived at the fire station for a few years. (photo by Don Anders)

 
Lori Steindorf Features Editor   Touting several amenities, the hulking red platform truck, with the plucky Lil’ Pete roadrunner mascot emblazoned across its left side, is celebrating its one-year anniversary with the San Marcos Fire Department. One... more

Mothers push their children in strollers on one of the Hike It Baby routes offered in San Marcos. (Photo by Patricia Matthews)

 

Baile Folklorico dancers from Travis Elementary School entertained the crowd Thursday at the annual Cinco de Mayo Luncheon. Sponsors are the Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos, LULAC #654 and Sociedad Cuauhtemoc. From left are Addy Jeffers , Isabelle McFarland, Cassandra Amaya and Leslie Sanchez. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

 

Marisol Gomez, Margaret Lindsey, Bibb Underwood and Shirley Rogers await the start of the program. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

The hulking red fire truck, dubbed Lil’ Pete, is manned by city of San Marcos firefighters at Fire Station #3.  The platform truck has a variety of special features and Fire Chief Les Stephens likens it to a giant toolbox.  Lil’ Pete is the decal emblazoned across the left side of the fire truck. The mascot is named for a roadrunner that lived at the fire station for a few years. (photo by Don Anders)

 

Baile Folklorico dancers from Travis Elementary School entertained the crowd Thursday at the annual Cinco de Mayo Luncheon. Sponsors are the Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos, LULAC #654 and Sociedad Cuauhtemoc. From left are Addy Jeffers , Isabelle McFarland, Cassandra Amaya and Leslie Sanchez. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY ANITA MILLER

 

Ruben Becerra, president of the board of directors of Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos, holds the basket while Miss Cinco de Mayo Cassandra Banda picks a door prize.

 

New Superintendent of Schools Michael Cardona and Centro founder Ofelia Vasquez-Philo.

 

Scaled down Cinco fest a ‘last hurrah’ for civic center

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

Libby Doggett is the keynote speaker at an Early Childhood Education Summit happening this morning  at the Holiday Inn San Marcos. 

Marisol Gomez, Margaret Lindsey, Bibb Underwood and Shirley Rogers await the start of the program. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

Rebecca Ybarra-Ramirez, Lifetime Achievement Award winner Susan Narvaiz, Shirley Rogers.

Shirley Rogers, Rogers Family Tourism Award winner Kyle Mylius of Root Cellar Cafe, and Rebeccas Ybarra-Ramirez.

2 honored with tourism awards

Kyle Mylius of Root Cellar Cafe and former Mayor Susan Narvaiz are this year’s tourism award winners from the San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau.

Mylius received the Rogers Family Tourism Award, named after and honoring the Rogers family who owned and operated the famous Aquarena Springs amusement park in San Marcos.

Tubing season starts Saturday

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

Come on in. The water’s more than fine, it’s perfect.

It’s that time of year when San Marcos residents begin sharing our 72-degree treasure with visitors from far and wide. Saturday marks the beginning of the Lions Club Tube Rentals for this season.

Bowie Elementary School’s Baile Folklorico will be performing tomorrow at 9:45 a.m. toay at Goodnight Middle School, and will also take the stage at the Hays County Civic Center Saturday. They are under the direction of Priscilla Delgado. PHOTO COURTESY OF IRIS CAMPBELL/SAN MARCOS CISD

 

Bowie Baile Folklorico

Texas State Health Center nurses are (front row, from left) Sara Till, Jennifer Ficken, Carmen Patterson, Fran Perez, Jennifer Grundy, Melanie Eiland and Yssa Schulte; and (back row, from left) Cathy Schriewer, Rhonda Beagle, Jean Pelata, TJ Fackelman, Susan Fuqua, Becky Garcia and Ranee Ruggles. PHOTO COURTESY OF JACQUELYN CARTER

 

College health a unique nursing niche

David Short - Business Editor

When you think of careers in nursing, one that isn’t often mentioned is college health. But it is a side of the nursing profession that attracts veteran nurses who typically never leave it once in.

Pictured are teams that participated in the Volleyball Challenge. PHOTO COURTESY OF GARY JOB CORPS

 

San Marcos Corporate Challenge Volleyball Tournament

The San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring the San Marcos Corporate Challenge.  The Challenge pits local companies in sports challenges to claim the title of Best in the City at the end of the 10 sport challenge season.  

Pillars and side supports are being constructed to hold the new bridge/overpass where Highway 123 and Wonder World intersect on the east side of San Marcos. The project is part of the new FM 110 bypass that will allow thru-traffic on Interstate 35 to avoid the middle of the city. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DAVID SHORT

 

Highway infrastructure

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