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Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Photo Gallery: MLK Day 2011

About 100 people turned out on Monday to celebrate Martin Luther King Day at the Hays County Courthouse with rousing speeches followed by a march that streamed down LBJ Drive and then turned on to MLK Drive. The event is sponsored by the Dunbar Heritage Association.

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Dunbar Heritage Association plans annual MLK celebration

The Dunbar Heritage Association will host its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration on Monday, January 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hays County Courthouse followed by a march to Dunbar Community Center.

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

LBJ museum to be open on King's birthday

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum, normally open on weekends, will be open Monday for Martin Luther King's birthday. The 9 a.m. opening will precede the 10:30 a.m. gathering at the Hays County Courthouse for a procession to...

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Hays County lighting ceremony set for Wednesday

The Hays County Commissioners Court will host their holiday lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1.

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

County sets holiday lighting ceremony for next week

The Hays County Commissioners Court will sponsor fun for the kids and all other ages when the holiday lights at the historic Hays County Courthouse and grounds are turned on at 6 p.m. on Dec. 1.

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

SmartCode still in the air as P&Z holds out for time

San Marcos city staffers continue to defend the proposed SmartCode for downtown in the face of skepticism from developers and citizens. Meanwhile, the Planning and Zoning Commission, caught in the middle, wants to wait until the agenda...

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

College Dems to host barbecue for candidates

The Texas State College Democrats will host their fourth annual Barbecue Picnic at the Hays County Courthouse Saturday. The barbecue will also introduce candidates running for office in coming elections, including Lieutenant Governor candidate Linda Chavez-Thompson.

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Tea Party protesters rally despite afternoon rain

Despite rain all afternoon, about three dozen Tea Party ralliers protesting federal government taxation turned out on the San Marcos courthouse square Thursday. The rally was about one-third as large as last year's effort, when April 15...

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Courthouse Connections: Questions for lean times

Hays County Judge Liz Sumter (D-Wimberley) said the commissioners court faces tough questions as it considers expensive projects in a struggling economy.

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

County passes corner to city in King observance

Hays County formally passed a corner at Lyndon Baines Johnson Drive and Martin Luther King Drive to the City of San Marcos Monday during Martin Luther King Day ceremonies. The corner will be the site of a...

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