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Kellye Burke, who is representing the families in matters with the press, speaks at a press conference held at the Wimberley Community Center on Thursday morning. Behind her are family members from the McComb, Charbra, Carey and Schultz families, all of which have people missing from the flood. SMDR photo/Dalton Sweat

Dalton Sweat

Wimberley View Editor The families of the four flood victims that have officially been pronounced dead said at a Wimberley press conference Thursday they were still hoping for the remaining members of their group.


Members of the Salvation Army set up near Martindale to provide food and drinks for area residents hit hard by this week’s flood. SMDR photo/David Short

Anita Miller

Managing Editor Politicians have been making the rounds in San Marcos and Wimberley this week in the wake of the catastrophic Memorial Day weekend floods — offering standard condolences, being seen with emergency responders.


Students Richard Pecina and Elijah Urbizu. SMCISD photo/Kelly Zarate

San Marcos CISD students were recently presented with an opportunity to visit Texas State University and to gain perspective about STEM-related academic and career pathways.


San Marcos City Council member Jude Prather (left) San Marcos Emergency Management Coordinator Ken Bell and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz addressed the news media at a press conference on Wednesday. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

Anita Miller


Keith Knox sorts through dozens of items pulled from his house after the flood. SMDR photo/David Short

David Short

Business Editor A friend’s phone call at 3 a.m. Sunday morning provided valuable time for Keith Knox and his wife to not only save themselves but a few of their belongings.


The weekend’s flood forced postponement of scheduled Memorial Day services and left tiny flags in Juan Veramendi Plaza reflected in a pool of water. Despite the catastrophic weather, this simple scene should remind us all to remember those who served and those who fell. (Photo courtesy of Phil Lewis)

Kellye Burke, who is representing the families in matters with the press, speaks at a press conference held at the Wimberley Community Center on Thursday morning. Behind her are family members from the McComb, Charbra, Carey and Schultz families, all of which have people missing from the flood. SMDR photo/Dalton Sweat

Members of the Salvation Army set up near Martindale to provide food and drinks for area residents hit hard by this week’s flood. SMDR photo/David Short

Students Richard Pecina and Elijah Urbizu. SMCISD photo/Kelly Zarate

San Marcos City Council member Jude Prather (left) San Marcos Emergency Management Coordinator Ken Bell and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz addressed the news media at a press conference on Wednesday. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

Keith Knox sorts through dozens of items pulled from his house after the flood. SMDR photo/David Short

The weekend’s flood forced postponement of scheduled Memorial Day services and left tiny flags in Juan Veramendi Plaza reflected in a pool of water. Despite the catastrophic weather, this simple scene should remind us all to remember those who served and those who fell. (Photo courtesy of Phil Lewis)

Interactive play for children to show at Long Center

AUSTIN — Central Texas’ most well-known children’s theatre company, Pollyanna Theatre in Strategic Alliance with the Long Center, presents “In My Own Backyard – An Interactive Theatre Experience for Very Young Children” by playwright Bethany Lynn Corey, June 10-13 at 9:30 and 11 a.m. at the AT&T Conference Room the Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 West Riverside, in Austin.

Flood relief workers, victims need supplies

High School Football: Rattlers ready for tonight's spring game

By ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Daily Record Sports

Tonight marks the end of spring practice, but it’s also the beginning of the Rattlers’ journey to achieving new heights.

For the past few weeks, San Marcos has been enduring grueling two-a-day sessions. Starting with the first session at 7 a.m. and the second in the heat of the day at 4 p.m., spring camp has been designed to prepare the Rattlers for tonight’s spring game at 6:30 p.m. inside San Marcos Toyota Rattler Stadium.

College Baseball: Catching up with the former Bobcats in the pros

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

Paul Goldschmidt has some company in the majors.

The former Texas State slugger, who put Ty Harrington’s program on the map back in 2012, was the first shoe to drop in an ever-growing contingent of Bobcats who have worked their way to the top of the ladder.

College Softball: Texas State adds a JUCO catcher

On Thursday, the Texas State softball team and head coach Ricci Woodard announced the signing of Jaelyn Young — a freshman transfer from Howard College.

Young and fellow Howard College product Corrina Liscano will join up on next year’s Bobcat team.

“Jaelyn is going to add much-needed depth to our battery,” Woodard said. “We look for her to come in and help us both offensively and defensively right away.”


In Greece, an appropriately costumed Suzanne Stoughton applied face paint to a student. See more photos on page 12. SMDR photo/Anita Miller

Six Flags over Bowie

Boy’s body found as another is identified

Anita Miller

Managing Editor Authorities with San Marcos and Hays County gave two press conferences on Wednesday in an attempt to stay abreast of the rapidly-unfolding post-flood scenario; however it wasn’t long after the second one that more news broke. 

Seton set to increase minimum wage in July

Seton Healthcare Family is increasing its minimum wage, effective with the first pay period in July, to $11 per hour along with all other healthcare ministries that are part of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit health care system.

Google pledges $150,000 for relief

Google announced Thursday that it will commit $150,000 to support flood recovery efforts in the hard-hit counties in Central Texas.

Irma Ann Gonzales

 

 

Irma Ann Gonzales, 53, of San Marcos passed away May 23, 2015.

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