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Restoration efforts come into question

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
The city’s director of Parks and Recreation Rodney Cobb plans to meet with representatives of Hays County next week about the ongoing efforts to remove flood debris from areas including the Blanco Shoals Natural Area.
Concerns have surfaced on social media about the area, located near the Blanco River Bridge on Interstate 35, and what has been perceived as “clear-cutting” in the area.

Friday forum will address peaceful transitions of power

The Honorable Geoffrey S. Connor, former Texas Secretary of State and a Distinguished Alumnus of Texas State University, will serve as moderator for the Transitions in American Democracy Symposium Friday.
The symposium, sponsored by the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, will run noon-1:30 p.m. in the LBJ Student Center Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public. A light lunch will be served, and T-shirts will be handed out to the first 250 students. 

Traffic came to a standstill on the East Access Road of Interstate 35 Wednesday afternoon after a Mazda CX-7 caught fire near Wonder World Drive. Personnel on scene said the driver saw the “check engine” light before pulling off to the side of the road. Jeramie Hernandez and Raymond Hernandez of Gunner Towing helped with cleaning the roadway after loading the vehicle onto a wrecker. There were no reports of injuries. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY LAURA AEBI
 

William Michael Bryars

Teen sought in attack on mother

Anita Miller - Managing Editor
Authorities are on the lookout for a 17-year-old Dripping Springs teenager who allegedly attacked his mother with a hammer and screwdriver before fleeing in her car.
William Michael Bryars is described as a white male, 5 feet, nine inches tall and 145 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He is traveling in a black 2012 Nissan Altima two-door with Texas plates HGB 1301 with damage to its front passenger quarter panel and rear passenger portion.

Family dog kills infant girl

San Marcos animal control officers have impounded a family dog investigators say killed a baby in her home Tuesday.

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, at approximately 1:30 p.m., EMS and SMPD officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Sagewood for a report of a 2-month-old who was unresponsive and had suffered numerous animal bites. The child was transported to Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos. She was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Maggie Moreno at 2:08 p.m.

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