The Texas Historical Commission honored the Hockley County Historical Commission with a Distinguished Service award for its 2014 year of service.
The THC issues the awards each year to CHCs that exemplify exceptional service and dedication to the state of Texas.
Ninety counties out of 254 in Texas received the award for 2014.
It was presented during a meeting of the local commission to acknowledge its stewardship of the stateís unique cultural and historic sites.
The Hockley County Historical Commission has received the award on two previous occasions – in 2009 and 2010.
Commission members have been an active group helping to preserve, protect, and promote the unique history of the county and area