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What is that weird smell outside?

AUSTIN (KXAN) — If you're worried about a weird odor in the air outside on Sunday, the Austin Fire Department said it's most likely what they like to call "The Luling Effect."


San Marcos annexes 934 acres for SMART Terminal, zoning decision still hangs in the balance

San Marcos City Council voted 6-1 to annex 934 acres of land along SH 80 and FM 1984—a proposal that proved controversial during two recent public hearings and was initially denied, then later reconsidered and approved by the planning and zoning commission.


12 arrested, charged with organized criminal activity

GUADALUPE COUNTY, Texas - After a six-month investigation, 12 people on Tuesday were arrested and charged with the offense of engaging in organized criminal activity, authorities said.


Canyon Lake man killed in officer- involved shooting in San Marcos

A Canyon Lake man was shot and killed by San Marcos Police Jan. 4 after authorities say he pointed a pellet pistol at officers during a traffic stop. John Richard Camacho, 27, was identified as the person killed in the incident. Authorities said Camacho had an extensive criminal record that included


San Marcos zoning board approves the rebuilding of damaged Iconic Village apartment units

SAN MARCOS, Texas — Earlier this month, demolition began at the Iconic Village Apartments in San Marcos -- six months after a fire there killed five people and displaced at least 200 others.


Police searching for Walmart thief who took mattress, t-shirt and men's underwear

SEGUIN, Texas - Seguin Police released a video of a woman walking out of a Walmart with a mattress she didn't pay for, along with other items. They say the person seen in the video was also seen taking a T-shirt and men's underwear before picking up the boxed mattress to put in the shopping cart.


THECB Approves New M.S degree In Data Analytics And Information At Texas State

SAN MARCOS – The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has authorized Texas State University to offer a new Master of Science degree program with a major in Data Analytics and Information Systems.


Hostage negotiators converge on San Marcos... but this is only a test

The School of Criminal Justice at Texas State has made quite a name for itself training hostage negotiators. So much so that 30 teams from as far away as Singapore are in San Marcos this week to train and compete.


Oklahoma bodies identified as Temple friends missing since Jan. 4

AUSTIN (KXAN) -- The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office positively identified two bodies found near Clearview, Tuesday as missing Temple friends, 28-year-old Jenna Scott, and 32-year-old Michael Swearingin.


San Marcos Police, Fire Department Recover Body Of Missing Hays County Man

On January 12, San Marcos Police and Fire Department personnel recovered the body of Omar Maya-Rangel (4.13.86) of Kyle, TX, in the Blanco River. Mr. Maya-Rangel had been missing since Dec. 28, 2018.


Bodies Found In Okfuskee County Identified As Texas Pair

OKFUSKEE COUNTY, Oklahoma - The Oklahoma State Medical Examiners Office has identified the bodies found in Okfuskee County. They have identified them as 28-year-old Jenna Scott and 32-year-old Michael Swearingin. Scott and Swearingin were reported missing from Central Texas and had not been seen for


Church provides place to stay when it’s cold outside

The National Weather Service predicts temperatures in New Braunfels and the surrounding area to plummet this weekend, eliciting a newly formed response from a local church to help those in need.


City unveils new Purple Heart parking signs

Members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and Fraternal Order of Eagles joined local veterans and city officials welcoming signs designating parking for Purple Heart recipients at in city locations on Monday.


Potential $64.7 million bond on SISD table

Seguin ISD trustees are considering their options for the district’s facilities — one of which includes a possible $64.7 million bond. The school board members heard a presentation by the district’s facilities committee that showed where they felt the highest level of need and how they can have an i


Hays County Arts Committee Seeks Works Of Art For New Government Center Exhibition

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – The Hays County Arts Committee is asking artists interested in having their works displayed at the Hays County Government Center to submit their proposals by January 25. Artist and artist teams are welcome, and a variety of genres are welcome.


Weekend events slated to honor life of Martin Luther King Jr.

In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech in the nation’s capital. More than 55 years later, King’s dream is still alive and well across the country, including Seguin.


Hays County honors Gary Job Corps cadet for life-saving actions at Sights & Sounds event

SAN MARCOS, Texas — In honor of a man who administered life-saving actions to a man severely injured at a family holiday event, the Hays County Commissioners Court declared Jan. 15, 2019, "Gary Job Corps Corrections Cadet Michael Lewis Day" to thank him.


Sports Briefs - Jan. 10-16

The Gonzales Lady Apaches knocked off San Antonio Brooks Academy 58-11 last Friday, Jan. 11 to move to 4-2 in District 30-4A. Gonzales had a bye on Tuesday. They begin the second half of district on Friday as they travel to La Vernia to play the Lady Bears (6-1). In their first matchup, La Vernia ed


SV girls top San Marcos on the road

SAN MARCOS — The Lady Rangers broke their two-game slide within District 26-6A play on Tuesday night by outmuscling San Marcos in the fourth quarter. Smithson Valley (20-6, 6-2) entered the final stanza down by four but outscored the Lady Rattlers 17-10 to seize the victory and remain alone in third


Investigators take another look at deadly 1994 Texas shooting

AUSTIN, Texas (KWTX) The reward for information leading to an arrest has been increased to $6,000 as authorities take another look at the 1994 death of a man who was gunned down on a walking trail in a Texas park.