Students and youth participating in programs like 4H and Future Farmers of America will have to move their agriculture events to new digs as the Hays County Civic Center will shut its doors by the end of this month.
The civic center, which is a large enclosed arena with meeting rooms, was built in the 1970s and has served as the show barn and agriculture facility for the county. Hays County officials decided earlier this year to close the facility and save the $177,000 a year it takes to maintain it.
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