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(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

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 haysinformed.com for major

(New Braunfels, Texas) —Due to recent heavy rains, the road conditions on Goodwin Lane, at Alligator Creek have significantly deteriorated, creating a safety hazard for drivers. The City reports that a portion of the roadway is now closed and marked off with barricades. That closure will remain in

(Hays County, Texas)--Those in need of personal care items or laundry services in the wake of the recent flooding will have another source for help beginning today, at 3pm.. . Procter & Gamble is bringing in their ‘P&G Comforts of Home truck’ to San Marcos, to provide personal care and cleaning kits to residents impacted by the floods. This service will be free to residents, responders,
(From the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency)--The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Texas and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Texas businesses and residents as a result of President Obama’s major disaster declaration, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced. The declaration covers Harris, Hays and Van Zandt counties as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding
(Austin, Texas)--State Representative Doug Miller of New Braunfels helped pass Senate Bill 1317 relating to the prosecution of the offense of invasive visual recording in the Texas House of Representatives last week. Miller is the House sponsor of the measure which criminalizes the act of taking an invasive photograph or recording of an individual without consent. The bill received the necessary

The National Weather Service is reporting the possibility of flash flooding this afternoon and into the night hours for all of South Central Texas. 

Volunteer reception areas have been set up in Wimberly and San Marcos; along with a donation center in San Marcos. 

(New Braunfels, Texas) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced their plan to release water from Canyon Lake starting today (Fri. May 29, 2015), which will mean increased river flows on the Guadalupe River through New Braunfels. A release rate of approximately 2500 cfs is expected, which will have implications for recreation on the river. Kayaks and 6-man rafts will still be allowed, but
(Comal County, Tx)--Although many County services are available outside of the County’s home in New Braunfels, a planned facility will soon give Spring Branch and Bulverde residents better access to local government. KGNB News Director Jessie Slaten spoke with Comal County Judge Sherman Krause after Commissioner’s Court approved the proposal for the Bulverde annex office.
(San Marcos, Tx)--Recovery crews have found the body of an adult male on the bank of the Blanco River in San Marcos, bringing the number of the deceased found in Hays County up to five. The body was found by Texas Task Force One in flood debris near Fox Road in San Marcos. Officials are sending the body to Central Texas Autopsy for identification. Eight people remain listed as missing from Hays
(Hays County, Tx)--The City of San Marcos and Hays County are working with disaster relief organizations around the country with two Flood Victims Resource Centers for those impacted by the devastating floods in the area. The centers will include representatives to assist victims with information on housing, healthcare, mental healthcare, insurance and other aid. Below is a list of hours,

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