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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

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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)

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.


William P. Blocker III

William P. Blocker III

 

It is with great sadness that the family of William P. Blocker III announces his passing on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at the age of 69.

City, county open flood resource centers

The city of San Marcos and Hays County are working with disaster relief organizations around the country to host 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, locations and confirmed agencies.

Wimberley Flood Victims  Resource Center

Operation Blessing in town to help

Missing a pet? Found a pet?

If you have found a pet in the Wimberley area and don’t know the owner, please take it to the Wimberley High School, 100 Carney Lane. Authorities there are coordinating reuniting lost pets with their owners.

CTMC giving free tetanus shots

Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) will provide free tetanus vaccinations to the cleanup volunteers and victims of the recent San Marcos and Wimberley-area floods beginning  at the following locations, all beginning at 9 a.m.:


Volunteers gather in the Half Price Books parking lot and wait to be assigned to a location. (Daily Record photo by Candice Brusuelas)

The Salvation Army set up their van outside the San Marcos Activity Center, providing victims with food, water and coffee. (Daily Record photo by Candice Brusuelas)

Relief effort vehicles line up outside the activity center providing supplies and services to flood victims. (Daily Record photo by Candice Brusuelas)

San Marcans pull together to help flood victims

By CANDICE BRUSUELAS

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