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Left to right are Pct. 2 Commissioner Mark Jones, Pct. 1 Commissioner Debbie Gonzales Ingalsbe, County Judge Ruben Becerra, Property Tax Supervisor Elizabeth Shahan, Motor Vehicle Supervisor Mary Garza, Tax Assessor-Collector Luanne Caraway, Retired Chief Deputy Paulette Brown, Specialist Jessica Gonzales, Chief Deputy (and beginning March 1, Tax Assessor-Collector) Jenifer O’Kane, retired Accountant Nancy Heathman, Pct. 3 Commissioner Lon Shell, and Pct. 4 Commissioner Walt Smith. Hays County photo

Caraway given big send-off by county

On Friday, for the first time since 1994, Hays County will get a new tax assessor-collector.

The Hays County Commissioners Court had a packed courtroom Tuesday morning. Among the items on the agenda, was a resolution opposing the Permian Highway Pipeline, a natural gas pipeline set to run through the Wimberley Valley. Photo by Laureen Chernow

County votes to oppose Kinder Morgan pipeline

A resolution opposing the Permian Highway Pipeline, a natural gas pipeline set to run through a portion of Hays County, passed unanimously in commissioners court Tuesday morning, though the county

Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra, flanked by his chief of staff Alex Villalobos, San Marcos City Council member Lisa Prewitt and Randy Cook from the Kiwanis Club, reads a proclamation honoring veterans, the spirit of public service and the U.S. presidents that have hailed from Texas. Daily Record photo by Robin Blackburn

Presidents from Texas remembered at gathering downtown

Dozens of Hays County residents gathered on the steps of the Hays County Courthouse on Monday morning to honor the spirit of public service.