Thursday, January 26th, 2017
The Hays County Commissioners Court and Hays County Historical Commission on Tuesday celebrated the upcoming bicentennial birthday of the county’s namesake, Col. John Coffee Hays.
Monday, August 29th, 2016
The commissioners court presented the Hays County Historical Commission with the Texas Historical Commission’s Distinguished Service Award for its accomplishments last year.
Thursday, August 20th, 2015
The Hays County Historical Commission will collect historical images of the city of Kyle during a photo roundup event 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27 at Kyle City Hall, 100 Center Street.
Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
The Hays County Historical Commission has again been honored with the Texas Historical Commission’s Distinguished Service Award for local groups that “demonstrate concerted efforts to preserve the history and character of Texas.”
Friday, May 2nd, 2014
For the most elaborate effort yet in a series of local history documentaries, the Hays County Historical Commission commissioned — and then destroyed — a full-scale replica of a Union gunboat. The documentary on Confederate war hero...
Thursday, March 13th, 2014
In the most elaborate effort yet in a series of local history documentaries, the Hays County Historical Commission recently commissioned — and then destroyed — a full-scale replica of a Union gun boat for a film on...
Monday, July 15th, 2013
Adjoining the San Marcos River, the Mexican-American burial site called Cementerio del Rio recently received designation as a landmark by the state’s historical commission.
Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
The former Southside School that served Latino children in San Marcos before integration will be designated a state historical landmark.
Tuesday, August 21st, 2012
Dripping Springs residents Travis Garnett and Bradley Davis are among the World War II veterans featured in the documentary film “Hays County in World War II,” which will be shown free of charge next Monday.
Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
The Hays County Commissioners Court last month presented a Distinguished Service Award on behalf of the Texas Historical Commission to the Hays County Historical Commission for its work last year.