Cooking with class: Spanish flair at TX Olive Reply

Make Memorial Day weekend memories at The Texas HIll Country Olive Company with a Spanish Flavor Cooking Class on Saturday, May 26, at 6:30pm.



Seared Flank Steak Toasts with Spicy Chimichurri Sauce

Seafood Paella

Empanadas with Guava and Cheese

Tres Leches Cake


The special Memorial Day Weekend cost is just $50 per person for groups of four together. Individual cost is $70. All wine, beer, and food included!

For reservations, call: 512.607.6512

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Crime rates drop across Hays County Reply

Sheriff Gary Cutler announced the 2011 crime statistics for Hays County this week. Sheriff Cutler reported a decrease in total reportable crimes from 1,773 in 2010, to 1,351 in 2011.

The statistics are prepared yearly and reported to the Texas Department of Public Safety for the Uniformed Crime Report (UCR), prepared and published by the Federal Bureau of Investigations.   

The overall decrease reflects a 23% drop from 2010 to 2011, in the following areas: 

Burglaries: 14% decrease from 335 in 2010 to 290 in 2011 

Theft: down 38% from 761 in 2010 to 478 in 2011

Assault: 11% drop from 611 in 2010 to 549 in 2012 

Sheriff Gary Cutler said these statistics are a direct reflection of the proactive and preventive approach to law enforcement and public safety by the Hays County Sheriff’s Office.