8:51 p.m. UPDATE: Search and rescue crews have found a man’s body on the bank of the Blanco River.

Texas Task Force 1 found the adult male, possibly elderly, body near Fox Road in San Marcos. The floods that surged through Hays County have now claimed five lives. Eight people remain missing.

News

Senator Ted Cruz pushes bipartisanship in allocating federal aid for flood victims

Senator Ted Cruz paid a visit to Hays County Wednesday after several severe storms flooded Wimberley and the surrounding communities. Cruz said President Barack Obama is committed to offering federal aid to the Central Texas area.

Sports

Bobcats eliminated from conference tournament by Ragin' Cajuns

Elimination from the Sun Belt Conference tournament was in play for the Texas State baseball team in its second semifinal game. 

Louisiana-Lafayette went up 2-0 in the first inning and the Ragin’ Cajuns never lost the lead in their 6-2 victory. Texas State’s season is over.

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Things to do in San Marcos before graduation

Visit the campus statues

The various statues on campus are entrenched in Bobcat tradition and culture. Before students take their final steps on campus, they should make sure to shake LBJ’s hand and rub the fighting stallions one last time.