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(Hays County, Texas)--Volunteers will be needed for weeks to come to help with the aftermath of the Memorial Day Weekend flood. In Wimberly and San Marcos, there is a need for week-day for clean-up and debris removal. Officials report there are far more requests than volunteers. If you'd like to help, please register at the centers. Volunteers must be 18 and older. Volunteers should wear sturdy

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(New Braunfels, Texas)—The Guadalupe River is running faster and higher than usual because of the release from Canyon Lake Dam and runoff from recent rains. As of Monday afternoon, the river was running at 3,870-cubic feet per second. No tubing is allowed on the Guadalupe River inside the city

(Hays County, Texas)--Authorities have identified two bodies found last week in the wreckage of the Memorial Day Weekend flood. Sue McNeil Carey, 71, and Laura Schultz McComb, 34, were identified Monday using medical and dental records. Four people remain listed as missing. In all, eight bodies < , or through the City of San Marcos website at . (If you do not have access to the internet you may register by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY). If you use 711 relay or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 800-621-3362 directly. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7:
(New Braunfels, Tx)--The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are releasing water from Canyon Lake, which means increased river flows on the Guadalupe River. The New Braunfels Fire Department is taking advantage of the increased river flows to conduct rescue boat operation training along the Guadalupe River in New Braunfels-with most training concentrated around the Faust and Common Street Bridges. The
(New Braunfels, Texas)--Bill Brown Elementary fifth-grade students planned their service-learning project, long before there was an immediate need to fill. Students planned their project around helping kids. They decided to collect teddy bears and stuffed animals for first responders to give to children involved in emergency situations. Today, they have 232 stuffed animals, $660 to purchase more
(Canyon Lake, Texas)--Canyon High senior Hayley Hadlock just became the first student in CHS school history to make the UIL's Academic All-State cheerleading team. Hadlock accomplished the feat by maintaining a Grade Point Average of 4.0 during her high school career. She is ranked in the top five percent of her class. This was the first year the UIL honored cheerleaders with a chance to make the
Congratulations to the following Canyon High students who placed at the UIL State Theatrical Design competition in Austin at the Bass Concert Hall: Ryan Wellman won the State championship (1st place) in Marketing Design. Daniel Cox placed 6th place in Set Design. Others who competed at State were: Brianna Gaetz in Set Design, Bethany Cox in Makeup/Hair Design and Isabella Reyes in Costume Design
New Braunfels, TX − The City of New Braunfels has announced that Goodwin Lane has opened, following temporary repairs necessitated by recent heavy rains and deteriorated road conditions. More permanent repairs will be made when conditions in the area improve, but the barricades have been removed and traffic is now allowed to utilize the road.
New Braunfels, Bulverde, Spring Branch, San Antonio TX/Comal/Bexar Caring for the Caregivers: Comal County Senior Citizens Foundation Launches ‘Powerful Tools for Caregivers’ Program WHAT: Comal County Senior Citizens Foundation launches “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” a program that helps family caregivers reduce stress, improve self-confidence, communicate
(Hays County and City of San Marcos Emergency Operations Center, San Marcos, TX )–Hundreds of local volunteers joined in the search from Wimberly to Martindale Saturday and Sunday in an effort to recover those still missing from the Memorial Day Weekend Flood. A search team recovered the body of an adult female near the Blanco River in the Wimberley area Saturday afternoon. No identification has
(San Marcos, Texas)--If you want to donate to the disaster relief effort in Hays County, we have a list of the most needed items. The Donation Center is not staffed to sort used items and some used items are not accepted for health and safety reasons, so they ask you bring only NEW items to the Center, at 200 Springtown Way in San Marcos (loading dock in back of former big box store, Suite 150)
There are many social media sites popping up to provide information on the flood-recovery efforts in San Marcos and Wimberly. Hays County officials warn that these sights may or may not have the most current information. In addition to the news media, please visit for major emergency information. Additional information related to the flood can be found on the City of San Marcos