Tamika Walker (left) and Olga Vasquez of Kyle were the first same sex couple to receive a marriage license in Kyle on Monday. (Photo by Moses Leos III)
Thu, 07/02/2015 - 5:00am
By Kim Hilsenbeck
Rejoicing around the country regarding the Supreme Court’s decision giving gay and lesbian couples the right to marry was met with disapproval by the top Texas lawmakers.
But local responses on Facebook overwhelmingly supported the...
Hays County officials have manually made adjustments by hand for same-sex marriage applicants to make documents more gender neutral. (photo by Moses Leos III)
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:25pm
By Moses Leos III
Three days after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage, Hays County now joins Williamson, Travis and Bexar Counties in issuing same-sex marriage licenses.
Hays County Clerk Liz Gonzalez announced Monday that...
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:18pm
From improving agility by going through cone and parachute drills, to improving upper body strength with battle ropes, giving Kyle youth an outlet for activity is the goal for the Keeping Kyle Youth Active movement. Spearheaded by Kyle Invaders...
Camp Jumpstart is a program for middle schoolers who would be the first generation in their family to go to college or are from low-income families but aspire to go to college. (Photo by Paige Lambert)
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:06pm
By Paige Lambert
Middle schoolers listened intently to the college students’ tales of college life, professors and dining halls during the first Camp Jumpstart at Texas State University.
The camp was put on by the Center for P-16 initiatives. The...
Campers at the Boy Scout Twilight Camp participated in a variety of new activities. (Photo by Cameron Crawley)
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:44am
By Kim Hilsenbeck
When Boy Scouts and their families from all around the Hays County area convened last week at Twilight Camp, they had four evenings of fun, special events, food and learning. The camp ran from 3-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday at Blanco...