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Friday, November 13th, 2009

Former Kyle firefighter lands settlement

Jacob Haverda claimed retaliation for providing investigators information about former assistant fire marshal Bo Montague.

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Sticks and fins are out for July 4

Failing to declare a burn ban by the middle of June and not wishing to entirely ban fireworks for the July 4 holiday, Hays County officials instead procured agreements from local fireworks dealers prohibiting sales of certain...

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

County extends burn ban 90 days

Hays County commissioners extended the new burn ban for 90 days while enabling County Judge Liz Sumter to act on the burn ban without convening the commissioners court.

Friday, March 13th, 2009

County lifts burn ban

Hays County Fire Marshall Mark Chambers has lifted the countywide burn ban, cautioning that it could return with dry conditions.

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Hays County declares ag drought disaster

Hays County made a drought disaster declaration after the lack of rain crippled local agriculture. The declaration begins the process for state and federal aid.

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