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Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Hays County releases names of people missing in Blanco River flood

Also Tuesday afternoon, the body of a third male was found at the Blanco River near Ranch Road 2325.

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Blanco River floods worst in region’s history, officials say

UPDATED | An estimated 400 homes in Hays County, most of them in the Wimberley and San Marcos areas, were destroyed by a raging Blanco River late Saturday and early Sunday, emergency management officials say.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Interstate 35 closed for emergency repairs at Blanco River

Maintenance crews closed the north and southbound main lanes of Interstate 35 at the Blanco River in San Marcos starting beginning at 3 p.m. today for emergency repairs to a sign bridge.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

San Marcos again tops list of fastest-growing U.S. cities

For the third year running, San Marcos is the nation’s fastest-growing city of at least 50,000 residents based on updated population estimates released early today by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s a look at the updated numbers...

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Teen nabbed after home invasion burglary in Rio Vista Terrace

A 17-year-old San Marcos man faces a barrage of felony charges for allegedly breaking into a duplex in the Rio Vista Terrace neighborhood early Tuesday where authorities say he told the resident he was a police officer...

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Tube rental, shuttle fee could fund law enforcement on San Marcos River

Revenue from the fee — statutorily capped at $3 per person — would be used to fund law enforcement and cleanup efforts on the river in Caldwell and Guadalupe counties.

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Election 2015: Kyle City Council Election Results

Both Kyle City Council races on the ballot will advance to runoffs after no one won an outright majority in three-way contests.

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Election 2015: San Marcos CISD Election Results

The top two finisher — Anne Halsey and John W. McGlothlin — will take the two open seats on the San Marcos CISD board of trustees. Juan Miguel Arredondo picked up the district 1 trustee seat.

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Average Hays County home market value jumps 12.4 percent since 2014

The average home market value in Hays County increased 12.8 percent between 2014 and 2015, ranging from an 8.64 percent increase in San Marcos CISD to a 16.52 percent increase in Hays CISD.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Video: San Marcos CISD at-large trustee

With seven candidates in the running, the race for San Marcos CISD’s two at-large trustee seats is a crowded affair.

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