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Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Four people drown in area lakes over weekend

Four people are believed to have drowned Saturday while swimming in Canyon Lake and Lake Travis, authorities say. San Marcos Area Recovery Team recovers two bodies.

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

Body of young San Marcos man recovered from Guadalupe River

Travis Janik, 22, disappeared while tubing with friends late Thursday. The San Marcos Area Recovery Team found his body this afternoon, nearly 43 hours after he went missing.

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Drowning victim an 18-year-old from Buda

The Hays County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) has identified the drowning victim at Five Mile Dam Park Sunday afternoon as 18-year-old Jose De Jesus Renteria Contreras of Buda. The investigation of the drowning continues.

Monday, June 21st, 2010

18-year-old male drowns at Five Mile Dam Park

An 18-year-old male drowned Sunday at Five Mile Dam Park as he attempted to swim across the Blanco River. Local public safety officials are investigating.