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Virginia Parker Condie reaches for trash stuck in a tree somewhere near Gonzales, breaking the taboo against standing up in a canoe. Photos submitted by cleanup volunteers

A rite of Spring

Hundreds of volunteers braved chilly temperatures on Saturday to participate in the Great Texas River Clean-up, an initiative that also involves municipalities and businesses along the entire 90-mi

More than a dozen volunteers underwent training on a recent Sunday to become certified water quality monitors. Above, Rachel Sanborn, volunteer coordinator for the San Marcos River Rangers, hurls a bucket over the river to demonstrate getting a good sample for testing. Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey

River Rangers riding herd on the San Marcos

When a cold snap killed an unknown number of invasive catfish last month, Rachel Sanborn was among the first to know. 

Fire engines and other South Hays Fire Department response vehicles line Oak Meadows as they respond to a garage fire at a residence at 101 Meadow Bluff Monday night. Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey

Fire destroys family's garage

No one was injured, but a local family was displaced Monday night after fire raced through their garage at 101 Meadow Bluff, located off Hilliard Road.

Martin Garcia Jr., 23, and James Lee Zapata, 19, were arrested Friday night for the murder of 20-year-old Aaron “Jack” Jackson Peterman at the Park North Condos.

2 arrested for murder

Two men with lengthy local rap sheets were arrested Friday night for last week’s murder of 20-year-old Aaron “Jack” Jackson Peterman at the Park North Condos on Aquarena Springs Drive,