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, October 8th, 2015
The city of San Marcos’ Main Street program has announced finalists for its annual Downtown Awards, chosen by popular vote from more than 900 community nominations.
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.
Monday, October 13th, 2014
Each October, the stories of people interred at the San Marcos Cemetery are retold to new audiences during guided pedestrian tours that highlight a revolving cast of noteworthy forebearers.
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...
Friday, September 27th, 2013
The commissioners court this week adopted a resolution honoring longtime former Hays County Treasurer Dorothy “Dottie” Payne Sims, who turned 90 years old on Sept. 11.
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.