Newly appointed and re-appointed members of the Hays County Historical Commission posed in front of the statue of Jack C. Hays at the County Courthouse on Feb. 22, just in time for the March 1 anniversary of the founding of Hays County. They were sworn in for a two-year term by Hays County Judge Bert Cobb during the regular Commissioners Court meeting. Seven of the Historical Commission members are new to the 24-member commission. Front row: Luanne Cullen, Richard Kidd, Celeste Zygmont, Madeline Van Brunt, Betty Harrison, Ofelia Vasquez-Philo, SarahAnn Lowther, Dorothy Gumbert, Clemmie New, J. Marie Bassett, Jerry Bullock, (middle row) Jeffrey Jordan, Adam Wagner, Marianne Moore, Kate Johnson, Richard Gachot, (top) Shelley Henry, Samantha Bellows, Linda Coker, Robert Frizzell, Jim Cullen. Not pictured: Bonnie Eissler, Mary Giberson, Lu Hickey and ex officio member LaMarr Peterson.