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Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Hays funds Harrison Ranch as parks funds dwindle

The Hays County Commissioners Court voted 3-2 to appropriate $1.7 million in voter-approved parks bond money to the Harrison Ranch Park in Dripping Springs as the pool of available funds grows steadily smaller.

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

County hosts ‘Shoot Safe’ event at Cabela’s

Hays County officials invite gun enthusiasts to take part in a Shoot Safe Hays County/Dispara Seguro firearm safety event during Cabela’s Great Outdoor Days on 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, and 10 a.m. to...

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Courthouse Connections:
A look back at 2008

Hays County Judge ELIZABETH SUMTER writes, "One of my personal goals continues to be that of creating a government that is characterized by maximum transparency and accessibility."

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Barton seeks justice of the peace applicants

Whoever is selected will replace Judge Lamont Ramage. Judge Ramage is retiring before the end of his term. His regular term will expire in 2010.

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

Hays County channel: ‘The right decision was made’ on sheriff choice

In this guest commentary, Hays County Judge ELIZABETH SUMTER writes, "It was an experience that tested the Court in many ways. We could have easily been drawn off course ... but the residents of Hays County expect...

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Hays County Community Emergency Response Team gets LCRA grant with help from PEC

An incident support vehicle will allow CERT volunteers to provide local response teams with communications assistance and office equipment during emergencies.

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Doggett announces $45,000 in technical assistance for Dahlstrom Ranch

These federal funds will support technical assistance to develop recreation and educational facilities on a portion of the privately-owned ranch in Hays County.

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Hays County Brown Santa looking for Christmas elves

The Hays County Brown Santa program has started its annual drive for money, food, and toys to assist families in need in Hays County.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Brad Rollins’ Blog: More Democrats endorse commissioners court’s only Republican

A direct mail piece from a group called Concerned San Marcos Democrats says, "He has proven that when elected leaders put people before party, great things can be accomplished for the public good."

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Letter: We need good turnout in county road bond election

Peter Baen writes, "Everyone in Hays County that votes will decide on whether we will have these (and more) road projects, or have none that will use the immediately available state money."

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