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.
Thursday, September 11th, 2014
Dozens of residents gathered on the old courthouse square last week for a thorough dousing with frigid water in a group version of the omnipresent “Ice Bucket Challenge.”
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, October 4th, 2013
The Kyle train depot, from the old days (City of Kyle photo). STAFF REPORT KYLE — Renovations continue to the historic Kyle train depot, which returned downtown to much fanfare 10 years ago after decades of use...
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, February 19th, 2013
New and incumbent members of the Hays County Historical Commission were recently sworn to two-year terms by Hays County Judge Bert Cobb.