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Sisters Kourtney and Ginger Ray wait to distribute rented tubes to customers at the Lions Club Tube Rental in City Park. The tube rental is open daily through Labor Day, Sept. 5. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY

Sisters Kourtney and Ginger Ray wait to distribute rented tubes to customers at the Lions Club Tube Rental in City Park. The tube rental is open daily through Labor Day, Sept. 5. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY

Watchers keep an eye on river’s health

Laura Aebi - Staff Reporter

A study measuring river traffic is finishing up another summer of data. River Watcher, a study started by an employee at Texas State University, has been counting and recording “water vehicles”  since 2014.

One week remains for public comment on disaster funding

Tara Pohlmeyer - Staff Reporter

The disaster relief process is underway for the approval of the city’s CDBG-DR Action Plan, which will allocate about $25 million in funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 

Residents are now invited to comment on the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery Action Plan online. Copies are available in both English and Spanish. The budget currently allocates the largest portion (50 percent) of the funding to infrastructure at $12.54 million. 

TWDB awards Hays County $500,000 grant

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

Hays County is among the beneficiaries of $3.5 million in flood protection grants announced on Thursday by the Texas Water Development Board.

Other local entities getting a share of the money are the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority (GBRA) in both Hays and Caldwell counties.

Johnnie Jam hits Cheatham Street stage Saturday

Anita Miller  - Managing Editor

You can rain out a well-planned benefit, but you can’t keep a good jam down. The eighth annual Johnnie Jam, postponed due to weather Aug. 13, will be held Saturday at Cheatham Street Warehouse.

Johnnie T. Rosales’ life was taken away by a drunk driver June 1, 2008 as the 26-year-old San Marcos resident was walking just blocks from his home.

The Texas Tribune CEO and co-founder Evan Smith delivers the keynote address about how the media can drive engagement with policy at the Texas Groundwater Summit at the Embassy Suites Hotel San Marcos Conference Center. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

The Texas Tribune CEO and co-founder Evan Smith delivers the keynote address about how the media can drive engagement with policy at the Texas Groundwater Summit at the Embassy Suites Hotel San Marcos Conference Center. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Summit attendees gather to listen to the opening general session of the Texas Groundwater Summit at at the Embassy Suites Hotel San Marcos Conference Center.

Summit attendees gather to listen to the opening general session of the Texas Groundwater Summit at at the Embassy Suites Hotel San Marcos Conference Center.

 

Texas Groundwater Summit meets in San Marcos

GALLERY: The Texas Tribune CEO and co-founder Evan Smith delivers the keynote address about how the media can drive engagement with policy at the Texas Groundwater Summit at the Embassy Suites Hotel San Marcos Conference Center.

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