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Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Video: Flooding in San Marcos 10/31/13

Video of familiar spots along the San Marcos River, shot this morning by photographer Stephen Ramirez.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Updated: Blanco, San Marcos rivers begin to recede in San Marcos

The Blanco and San Marcos Rivers are beginning to recede this morning after heavy rains in Hays County caused early morning flooding and evacuations in San Marcos.

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Isaac: In ranch dispute, I won’t flinch on basic rights

State Rep. JASON ISAAC writes, “The conservation and protection of natural resources in the area are important to me, and I believe that this MUD will help to ensure that the land is managed responsibly with an...

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Commentary: It’s power versus the people in fight for O’Quinn Ranch

Wimberley resident LOUIS B. PARKS writes, “Big money and political influence from south Texas have rolled into the Wimberley area and may try to take our precious water resources, at taxpayer expense.”

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Real Estate 07/15/12: Homes with Blanco River frontage

A sampling of current listings of homes for sale in Hays County with Blanco River frontage or neighborhood access.

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Police: No leads in Urrutia murder

Police have not identified possible suspects in their investigation of Frank Urrutia's murder, though they believe someone knows who the killer is.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Court accepts donation of land for Jacob’s Well Natural Area

Hays County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to accept the donation of a tract of land from Wimberley Springs Partners that will add .839 acres to the Jacob’s Well Natural Area.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Police find murder victim’s truck

The San Marcos Police Department has recovered the truck belonging to murder victim Frank Urrutia, whose body was found on Friday under a bridge.

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Corpse found under bridge  

STAFF REPORT Police began a homicide investigation after a corpse was discovered near the Blanco River in San Marcos on Friday. The deceased remains unidentified, said San Marcos Police Chief Howard Williams on Saturday evening. “We really...

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Search underway in San Marcos for human remains

The unidentified skull found on the banks of the Blanco River six months ago has apparently not been identified, though police on Sept. 9 renewed their search for the remains of Kyle resident Laurie Pineda, who disappeared...

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