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Blanco Co. still in need of supplies, volunteers after floods

BLANCO, Texas (KXAN) — The cleanup is far from over in Blanco County one month after floodwaters ripped through the area. Several groups and volunteers are still helping flood survivors with financial assistance, home reconstruction and debris removal. 261 more words


Lake Buchanan still just 52% full, 16 feet below average

BUCHANAN DAM, Texas (KXAN) — Lake Buchanan is one of the two Highland Lakes that supplies water to more than one million Central Texans. Along with Lake Travis, these two lakes have a combined storage of 665 billion gallons of water. 348 more words


Blanco County holds town hall for flood victims

BLANCO, Texas (KXAN) — Blanco County officials are holding a town hall on Tuesday evening for those directly affected by the Memorial Weekend floods.

The meeting will include information on home reconstruction, debris removal and financial assistance.  121 more words


June 22, 2015, Inspire by the Rain

“The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain.”

And the rain in Mason falls mainly all over the place.

Two inches fell in one fell swoop. 216 more words

On Leaving Austin, TX, for Alexandria, VA

That’s it. I left Austin earlier last week to start a new job in the Washington, DC area for a few months.

Those that have been reading this blog for a while know how it was hard for me to… 160 more words


Flood insurance recommended, even if you live outside floodplain

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency says they are making some changes to simplify the process for flood survivors who need to make insurance claims. 370 more words


Jorge Straight to Sing at Brownwood Reunion with Josh Turner, Uncle Kracker

Jorge Straight has agreed to come out of retirement and sing one last time. The famous country artist will perform at the Brownwood Reunion Celebration this fall. 214 more words