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10 things to know about the #SMTXflood

Flooding in Hays County and San Marcos has dissipated over the past few hours, leaving behind damaged homes, cars and uprooted families. Further flooding is expected early Monday morning for the area. Here’s what you need to know: 1. A curfew is in place for San Marcos, Wimberley and most of Hays County from 9 p.m.…

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A look at San Marcos Education

This ‘In the Public Interest’ segment takes a look at education in the San Marcos school district. Taylor Zavala talks about the candidates who are running for spots on the school board in San Marcos, Texas. Trevor Frank dives into the increase dropout rate in San Marcos and how SMCISD is dealing with the problem.…

Birds-eye view of students near the LBJ student center. Photo by Nathalie Cohetero

Daily News Recap (5-1-15)

Compiled by Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager In a press conference this morning, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced that six police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray. Mosby clarified that Freddie Gray was illegally arrested and that his death has been ruled a homicide. The officer who drove the…

View of Old Main from the Alkek library. Photo by Daryan Jones

Daily News Recap (4-30-15)

Compiled by Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager Nigerian troops rescued an additional 160 women and children from Boko Haram. The rescue occurred days after the troops found hundreds of other hostages from a Boko Haram camp. According to CNN, troops are moving into other parts of the forest and have destroyed 9 militant camps. -Allie Ibarra…

Vaquero Statue. Photo by Nathalie Cohetero

Daily News Recap (4-29-15)

Compiled by Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager Rescuers in Nepal have pulled a man from earthquake debris after being trapped there for 80 hours. According to CNN, the man was saved by a French search and rescue team outside the Nepali capital. It took about ten more hours for the search and rescue team…

San Marcos School bus

Population Overload

By: Amber Craddieth KTSW News Hays CISD is building it’s sixth middle school to help relieve overpopulation in middle schools within the district. The new school will accommodate 900 students comfortably, and hold up to 1000 students as it grows. In 2014 resident voters within the district voted to pass a bond to implement the…

Texas State Theater Center. Photo by Daryan Jones

Daily News Recap (4-28-15)

Compiled by Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager Nepal’s death toll has passed 4,600. 9,000 people have been injured and 8 million affected across Nepal after the earthquake. The deadliest natural disaster its seen in more than 80 years struck the Himalayan nation Saturday. According to CNN, relief efforts are continuing today but officials warned that…