Thursday, October 16th, 2014
As the decade drew to a close, Hays County families were still in the Great Depression’s tight grip. In 1939 and 1940, prolific documentary photographer Russell Werner Lee passed through San Marcos during a tour of Texas and the U.S. Southwest. Here’s what he — and his camera — saw.
Friday, September 27th, 2013
The commissioners court this week adopted a resolution honoring longtime former Hays County Treasurer Dorothy “Dottie” Payne Sims, who turned 90 years old on Sept. 11.
Friday, September 16th, 2011
With the looks, the voice and the moves to recreate the excitement of a 1950’s Elvis Presley stage performance, Houston’s Ralph Elizondo will be the featured entertainer for “Jailhouse Rock,” the Sept. 24 event sponsored by the...
Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
Elvis will be in the building Sept. 24 to provide entertainment for the “Jailhouse Rock” fundraiser benefiting the 1884 Hays County Jail restoration project.
Thursday, January 6th, 2011
The Hays County Historical Commission has recently started work on the restoration of the old Hays County Jail on Fredericksburg Street. The historical commission hopes to have the initial phase completed in May.