Lake Travis News

7/21/2016 9:04:00 PM
KVUE
Kristen Dark, the spokesperson with the Travis County Sheriff's Office, said the fall was most likely an accident. Lake Travis Independent School District Spokesperson Marco Alvarado said the man was a subcontractor for a company that works with the school ...

7/21/2016 3:05:00 PM
Patch
a school in the western portion of the county that is part of the Lake Travis ISD. The man has not been identified pending notification of his family. He worked for Taylor Lightning Protection, according to school district officials. Superintendent of ...

7/21/2016 2:53:00 PM
VICE
Salmon was doing just fine as he zipped down a slide near Austin's Lake Travis until he rounded the slide's sharp curve and caught a little too much air. He threw out his arm, but ultimately the poor victim of summer wound up rocketing up over the side of ...

7/21/2016 2:02:00 PM
KXAN
(KXAN Photo/Dani Guerrero) A spokesperson for the Lake Travis Independent School District says the man who died worked for Taylor Lightning Protection, a company that installs lightning protection systems. The district says the school’s roof was damaged ...

7/21/2016 1:56:00 PM
Statesman
The first 9-pound largemouth bass I ever caught was under a full moon in July 1979. My black plastic worm had produced a half dozen 3-pounders starting after midnight. Just after 4 a.m., a subtle “thunk” got me excited. After setting the hook, I ...

7/21/2016 12:17:00 PM
usatodayhss.com
Apparently the firepower for the 2008 Lake Travis (Austin, Texas) was barely too much for the 2011 Allen, Texas team in a 50-46 shutout. The coach for Lake Travis that season, Chad Morris, is now the coach at Southern Methodist. In the other Texas-Texas ...

7/21/2016 10:04:00 AM
The Express Tribune
And this could have been way worse.” Selfie gone wrong fells 126-year-old statue of Portuguese king According to local media, the slide is located at a private home near Austin’s Lake Travis. But Salmon declined questions about the house, the house’s ...

7/21/2016 7:19:00 AM
NBC 2
He's since been released. But this wasn't at some water park. This was at a rental home on their own private waterslide near Lake Travis. The waterslide snakes down the canyon from the back patio. The video quickly got over a million views. One of his ...

7/20/2016 6:20:00 PM
wholehogsports.com
FAYETTEVILLE — Razorback wide receiver commit Maleek Barkley of Lake Travis, Texas, will be back on the Arkansas campus on Thursday. Barkley (5-11, 185) will join 2018 prospect, teammate and cousin Isaiah Connor as well as Razorback cornerback commit ...

7/20/2016 3:14:00 PM
New York Post
Rescuers reportedly had trouble making it to the slide at the private home near Lake Travis in the Austin area. The slide appeared steep in spots along the hilly terrain. Salmon was expected to return home to Dallas Tuesday, WCMH reported. His friend Danny ...

7/20/2016 9:36:00 AM
cw39.com
David Salmon posted video of his scary plunge on Facebook after he went over the edge of the slide at a private home near Lake Travis in the Austin area. The video shows him flying out of a curve in the slide and falling to the rocks below. “Too dang old ...

7/20/2016 9:11:00 AM
cbslocal.com
The elaborate water slide built in the backyard of a private residence located near Lake Travis on a rocky cliff. David Salmon was taking his turn on the backyard water slide while his friend, Danny Cummings, taped him. The video shows Salmon speeding ...

7/20/2016 8:49:00 AM
Statesman
The Leander school district trio of Leander, Vista Ridge and Vandegrift are currently aligned with Westlake, Lake Travis, Hays and Lehman. … The longest trip between these potential district rivals is a 28-mile journey between Manor High School and ...

7/20/2016 6:09:00 AM
WIBQ
David Salmon from Dallas, TX broke his arm and several ribs when he slid off the side of a Lake Travis water slide. David slid off the side of the slide and fell 10 or 15 feet onto some rocks. He's eventually gonna be okay. Ouch! Of course it was all ...

7/20/2016 5:25:00 AM
iheart.com
A Dallas man is seriously hurt after flying out of a water slide. David Salmon went down a Lake Travis water slide and flew out and fell 10 or 15-feet onto some rocks. David broke his arm, several ribs and had lacerations, cuts and bruises on his back.

7/20/2016 12:55:00 AM
Daily Mail
The water slide is located in the backyard of a private residence located near Lake Travis, according to Fox 7. Since being shared to Facebook on Monday, the video has been viewed more than 316,000 times.

7/19/2016 8:10:00 PM
WTVR-TV
David Salmon posted video of his scary plunge on Facebook after he went over the edge of the slide at a private home near Lake Travis in the Austin area. The video shows him flying out of a curve in the slide and falling to the rocks below. “Too dang old ...

7/19/2016 4:33:00 PM
Dallas News
Rescue crews had a tough time getting to Salmon because of where the slide is situated at a private home near Lake Travis, KDFW-TV (Channel 4) reports. In his post he said he was hospitalized in Round Rock with a broken arm, fractured ribs and multiple ...

7/19/2016 3:46:00 PM
Centenary Athletics
At Centenary, he intends to major in English and political science. Smith swam for head coach K.B. DeBord at Lake Travis High School. While at Lake Travis, the Cavaliers won a District Championship all four years and captured Regional Championships his ...

7/19/2016 2:51:00 PM
Breitbart News
David Salmon uploaded video to his Facebook of the scary fall he took while going down a slide at a private home near Lake Travis in Austin, TX. The slow-mo video shows Salmon going around a turn on the slide and flying off. The caption Salmon wrote for ...

7/19/2016 2:35:00 PM
CBS DFW
AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas man is recovering after sliding over the edge of a water slide at a private home near Lake Travis in the Austin area Monday. David Salmon posted video of his freak accident on Facebook. As he hit a curve in the slide he ...

7/19/2016 1:19:00 PM
FOX News
Rescuers reportedly had trouble making it to the slide at the private home near Lake Travis in the Austin area. The slide appeared steep in spots along the hilly terrain. Salmon was expected to return home to Dallas Tuesday, WCMH reported. His friend Danny ...

7/19/2016 12:55:00 PM
The Modesto Bee
The Dallas man suffered broken bones, cuts and bruises, he said Monday. The water slide was at a private home at Lake Travis in Austin. FOX 7 Austin reports that Salmon fell 10 to 15 feet onto some rocks, breaking his arm and several ribs and suffering ...

7/19/2016 10:19:00 AM
Star Telegram
A Dallas man suffered broken bones, cuts and bruises after he flew out of a water slide at a private home at Lake Travis, he said Monday. “Too dang old to be going down water slides,” David Salmon says above a video posted on his Facebook page.

7/18/2016 9:27:00 AM
hookem.com
TCU's depth at tailback took a hit when Shaun Nixon was declared out for the year because of injury. DALLAS _ Shaun Nixon, who was supposed to be vying with Kyle Hicks for TCU’s top running back, will miss the season because of injury. Coach Gary ...

7/18/2016 9:20:00 AM
ESPN
Nixon, who starred at Austin's Lake Travis High School, also missed the 2014 season with an injury. The Horned Frogs open Sept. 3 against South Dakota before hosting Arkansas in Week 2.

7/18/2016 3:52:00 AM
Loving fútbol
The family had gone for a brief holiday to the French Riviera. The Lake Travis ISD superintendent said Brodie was "a wonderful student beloved by all". "He's an awesome kid, everybody is just crying about the whole situation and I think Brodie is the kind ...

7/17/2016 9:40:00 PM
KXAN
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Lake Travis golfer Kristen Gillman won the North and South Amatuer Championship this week. It is a big deal, but almost expected. Gillman has made it a habit of winning championships. A habit she plans to continue in college ...

7/17/2016 6:41:00 PM
WAVY News 10
A candlelight service honoring the family was held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Lake Hills Church. A friend of the Copeland family is also encouraging the Lake Travis community to tie red and black ribbons on their trees as a sign of love and support for the ...

7/17/2016 9:33:00 AM
Kiii3 News
"Friends of the Copeland family encourage the Lake Travis community to tie red and black ribbons on their trees as a sign of love and support for the Copeland family, our community, our nation, and our world," a representative from Lake Travis ISD said in ...

7/16/2016 11:46:00 PM
ABC 8 WRIC
A friend of the Copeland family is also encouraging the Lake Travis community to tie red and black ribbons on their trees as a sign of love and support for the family, the community, the nation and the world. The Lake Travis ISD superintendent said Brodie ...

7/15/2016 10:58:00 PM
mystatesman.com
Baker Mayfield has always looked good in red. It was the color used in the jerseys at Lake Travis High School, when Mayfield led the Cavaliers to 25 wins and a state championship. And it was what he wore at Texas Tech — they refer to it as Texas Tech Red ...

7/15/2016 6:26:00 PM
ktla.com
The boy was to start middle school in the fall. Brodie was a "happy, 11-year-old boy who was a wonderful student beloved by all, a member of the honor choir, and a very active athlete," Lake Travis school district Superintendent Brad Lancaster said in a ...

7/15/2016 3:50:00 PM
CNN
The boy was to start middle school in the fall. Brodie was a "happy, 11-year-old boy who was a wonderful student beloved by all, a member of the honor choir, and a very active athlete," Lake Travis school district Superintendent Brad Lancaster said in a ...

7/15/2016 3:40:00 PM
rgvproud.com
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. AUSTIN, Texas Geoff Grunska had just arrived at Lake Travis with friends and family to enjoy the holiday weekend when he saw something that wasn't right. "People were just in shock ...

7/15/2016 12:32:00 PM
CBS News
He had just completed the fifth grade at Lakeway Elementary School where he was a member of the honor choir and active in athletics, Principal Sam Hicks said in a statement released through the Lake Travis School District. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said in a ...

7/14/2016 11:41:00 AM
Statesman
For the better part of a decade, Westlake’s girls have kept their soccer district in a stranglehold, winning nine consecutive district titles and 60 consecutive district matches until a 1-0 loss to rival Lake Travis this past spring. But things have ...

7/14/2016 1:00:00 AM
KRON4
A friend of the Copeland family is also encouraging the Lake Travis community to tie red and black ribbons on their trees as a sign of love and support for the family, the community, the nation and the world. The Lake Travis ISD superintendent said Brodie ...

7/13/2016 11:01:00 PM
The Texas Tribune
Neither Austin Waldorf nor Austin ISD returned calls requesting comment. Two other school districts in Travis County — Eanes and Lake Travis, at 3.6 and 3.27 percent respectively — have exemption rates that are almost quadruple the statewide percentage.

7/13/2016 1:21:00 PM
wholehogsports.com
Also reported earlier, Hog receiver commitment Maleek Barkley of Austin (Texas) Lake Travis and his brother, receiver Isiaha Conner, a 2018 prospect, will also visit Fayetteville on July 21.





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