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.
Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
ANDREW SANSOM, who leads the San Marcos-based Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, writes in support of proposed legislation that would “firmly dedicate future appropriations of the sporting goods sales tax exclusively to state and local...
Sunday, November 2nd, 2014
IN BOBCAT MAGAZINE | LaSalle’s 17th century French warship goes on display at the Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin.
Friday, May 2nd, 2014
Recent deep water archaeological dives sponsored in part by The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University have uncovered a key artifact that may shed more light on three mysterious shipwrecks off the...
Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
The Hays County Commissioners Court this week proclaimed March 29 as “Belated Welcome Home Texas Vietnam Veterans Day,” coinciding with the dedication on Saturday of a bronze sculpture on the Texas Capitol grounds honoring veterans of the...
Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
Researchers from The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University, in partnership with the Ocean Exploration Trust, are excavating a rare shipwreck off the Texas coast that could date back nearly 200 years.
Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
The city is restoring the historic home of Ulysses Cephas, a blacksmith and community leader at the turn of the 20th Century, with the goal of making it a focal point in the Dunbar Historic District.
Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
The Hays County Historical Commission (HCHC) is currently accepting applications for new members through the end of this week.
Friday, January 14th, 2011
Originally settled by former slaves following the Civil War, the Antioch Colony, just west of Buda, was recently awarded a Texas Historic Marker to document its storied yet undertold history.
Monday, November 22nd, 2010
Jamie Lee Pettijohn, the city secretary in Gonzales, has accepted the same position in San Marcos and will begin work on Dec. 6. Pettijohn will be responsible for official records of city council meetings, records management, board...