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Jeffrey Jordan


Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy seeks students

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy is now accepting applications for the Spring 2012 class. The 13-week course, which consists of about 45 hours of instruction, is intended to give members of the public a working knowledge of the Sheriff’s Office and the county's criminal justice system.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Lightning fire destroys Dripping Springs home

A lightning strike Tuesday morning burned a Dripping Springs residence to the ground, according to the Hays County Sheriff's Office.

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Neighborhoods to hold block parties, cookouts next week

Neighborhood groups throughout San Marcos and Hays County are planning block parties, cookouts, visits from law enforcement, and other National Night Out events next week.

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Sheriff’s office hosting mafia-themed murder mystery

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office will hold a murder mystery dinner fundraiser in October titled "Til Death Do Us Part."

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Judge swears in new Historical Commission members

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...