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Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Photos: Post Road fire fought by air

A wildfire broke out off Post Road between San Marcos and Kyle Saturday afternoon, burning 10-12 acres at last report.

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Post Road fire about 50 percent contained

A fire that has consumed 10-12 acres north of San Marcos is about 50 percent contained, a Hays County Sheriff's Office spokesperson said shortly before 8 p.m.

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Firefighters battle blaze off Post Road in San Marcos

Firefighters are battling a wildfire off Post Road in northern San Marcos. The city's emergency command center has been activated and crews are fighting the fire on the ground and by air. This photo was taken from...

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Classic car fundraiser planned to fight domestic violence

Friends of the Family Justice Center will host a fundraiser on Sept. 24 from 6-9 p.m. at Dick's Classic Garage in San Marcos.

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Potential clues found in search for missing woman

Pieces of women’s clothing are to be analyzed following a Saturday search along the dry Blanco River for the remains of a 24-year-old Kyle woman swept away by floodwaters almost seven years ago, authorities say.

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Sheriff, Hays County sued by former jail employee

Hays County Sheriff Gary Cutler has been sued by a former employee who claims he was demoted and pressured to resign in retaliation for political associations and free speech.

Monday, September 5th, 2011

Updated: Evacuated residents return home

A brush fire near the Hays-Travis county line north of Dripping Springs has consumed about 500 acres, at last official report, and is still burning. About 500 people were evacuated from their homes and were still being...

Monday, September 5th, 2011

Firefighters battle 400-acre blaze north of Dripping Springs

STAFF REPORT A 400-acre fire first reported in Travis County at noon has spread to the area of Hays County north of Dripping Springs and about 500 people have been asked to evacuate. As of 1 a.m....

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Hill Country fire mostly contained

UPDATE SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3: The fire burned about 45 acres and was contained as of 11:30 a.m., said the Hays County Sheriff’s Office. There were no reports of injuries or property damage. STAFF REPORT A fire that...

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Firefighters extinguish Wimberley brush fire

Firefighters extinguished a brush fire that was reported at about 10:50 a.m. near 171 Wolf Creek Pass.

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