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Authorities work to identify body found in stock tank

County authorities are working to identify a man whose body was found floating in a stock tank in Kyle Thursday.

According to Lt. Jeri Skrocki of the Sheriff's Office, residents near the 100 block of Cotton Gin Road had complained around 8 p.m. that night of an odor coming from a stock tank and that they believed the saw a person floating in the water.

Major, widespread outages and flooding in Bluebonnet’s service area

Bastrop – A powerful, lingering storm system caused widespread outages and flooding in Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s service area overnight Thursday and Friday morning. At 4:30 a.m. Friday, Bluebonnet reported 382 power outages affecting 9,674 members. Record rainfall caused flooding and closed roadways, preventing the co-op’s crews from reaching many outages.

2 people missing in Austin floods as storms sweep Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Five people were rescued from the roof of a home by helicopter and two more are missing after torrential rain caused floods that closed roads and prompted evacuations in the Austin area.

Travis County Emergency Services spokeswoman Lisa Block said Friday that up to 9 inches of rain fell in parts of the county overnight.

Cape’s Dam, best seen from downstream, is barely hanging on. Only the center portion represents what the structure used to look like.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOs BY ANITA MILLER


The water is clear and serene in the Mill Race. Some in San Marcos lament that it will dry up if Cape’s Dam is removed.


Turtles hang out on a stump protruding from the water along the Mill Race at Thompson’s Islands. 


Pleading for a little piece of paradise

Anita Miller - Managing Editor

There’s a thing about progress. It can take away paradise, one little piece at a time.


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