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Linda Coker

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Hays County Historical Commission wins state award

The commissioners court presented the Hays County Historical Commission with the Texas Historical Commission’s Distinguished Service Award for its accomplishments last year.

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Cobb swears in new Hays County Historical Commission

New and incumbent members of the Hays County Historical Commission were recently sworn to two-year terms by Hays County Judge Bert Cobb.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

San Marcos to induct three into Women’s Hall of Fame

The City of San Marcos will celebrate the accomplishments of three local women by inducting them into the Women’s Hall of Fame during a ceremony 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the San Marcos Activity Center, 501...

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...

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

San Marcos Public Library celebrates 150,000th book

The Encyclopedia of Texas Seashells, published by Texas A&M Press, has the honor of being the 150,000th book attained by the San Marcos Public Library.

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Friends of the San Marcos Cemetery have new president

The Friends of the San Marcos Cemetery elected Ryan Perkins as president at the organization's annual meeting on Jan. 27. Perkins replaces out-going president Dianne Pape.

Monday, January 11th, 2010

New San Marcos board appointees begin their work

The San Marcos City Council has appointed 55 citizens to serve on 16 City boards and commissions beginning in 2010.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

One more step towards jail restoration

Having acquired additional funding, Hays County officials are poised to proceed with restorations to one of its old jails, a 19th century, two-story limestone structure nestled in the Historic Dunbar District a few blocks from the courthouse...

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

HCHC brings breakfast to HCSO

You have to get up pretty early in the morning to catch Hays County law enforcement officers to give them some breakfast. That's just what the Hays County Historical Commision did.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Rose awarded as 'visionary'

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society presented State Representative Patrick Rose with its “Texas Visionary” award at a ceremony in his district office on Sept. 15th because of his efforts on their behalf.

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