Community

Wed
30
Jul

County Commissioners hold Special Called Meeting to discuss San Saba County EMS

The San Saba County Commissioners Court held a Special Called Meeting at 10:45a.m. in the County Judge’s Chambers on Monday, July 28th. County Judge Byron Theodosis called the Court to order and welcomed everyone. Commissioner Rickey  Lusty gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags. 
 
Wed
23
Jul

Hibler Reunion

The descendants of William Westfall Hibler got together on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the Church of Christ Fellowship Building for their family reunion. A wonderful potluck was enjoyed by all and everyone had a great  time visiting. There were 46 attending the reunion  
 
Wed
23
Jul

A blended tale of Texas family history

Paul Wilson, of San Saba, recently attended the renowned Wilson Family Reunion in Seguin, TX. He stopped by the newspaper office to provide a bit of information about this interesting family's history Paul Wilson is a descendant of John McKamey Wilson, Jr. (1808-1881), who was a Presbyterian minister from North Carolina, the son of John McKamey and Mary (Erwin) Wilson
 
Wed
16
Jul

Millican Reunion held July 5th

Some 37 descendants of the Mose and Miles Millican families, along with several friends of the family, assembled at the San Saba Civic Center for their annual reunion. A meal of brisket and sausage, delicious side dishes,
and many wonderful desserts were enjoyed by those in attendance 
 
Wed
16
Jul

Masonic Memories of San Saba Lodge No. 612

In 1997 San Saba Lodge No. 612 and Richland Springs Lodge No. 882 began working together for a common newsletter, family nights and other joint efforts. This photograph was taken on Past Masters Night, on 7 March 1997 at an open meeting honoring the Past Masters of both Lodges
 
Wed
09
Jul

New Sign for the Museum

The new sign installed recently over the door of San Saba County Historical Museum really compliments the decorative iron gate. The members of the Museum Foundation wish to thank the donors who made the distinctive 
entrance possible.
 
Wed
02
Jul

July Fourth Races & Scholarship Fest in Fredericksburg

Two days of live pari-mutuel horse racing will be combined with the 18th annual Scholarship Fest on Friday and Saturday, July 4-5, to kick off the 2014 summer season at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds in Fredericksburg. Sponsored by the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association, Inc., the July Fourth Racing Festival will take place on Friday and Saturday, July 4-5, and Scholarship Fest will be held on Saturday, July 5.
 
Wed
02
Jul

County Commissioners approve closure of portions of County Road 405

The San Saba County Commissioners Court was held on Monday, June 23rd at 9:00 a.m. in the County Judge’s Chambers. County Judge Byron Theodosis welcomed everyone to the court  with all commissioners present.
Commissioner Kenley Kroll gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags
 
Wed
25
Jun

Trooper Khalid Khatib and family

The big news in my family is the graduation of my son, Khalid, from the DPS Trooper Academy. The family attended Khalid’s graduation ceremony in Austin this past Friday. Khalid entered the academy in January with 143
other recruits. There were 107 who successfully finished the academy and have been given their assignments 
 
Wed
25
Jun

Habitual DWI offender sentenced to life in prison

It took a Llano County Jury less than 20 minutes on Tuesday to find Richard Lee Pollard guilty of Felony Driving While Intoxicated. DWI is a felony offense if the person charged has been previously convicted of DWI two or more times. After hearing evidence of Pollard’s multiple DWI convictions, the jury decided that his punishment should be life in prison. District Judge Dan Mills, who presided over the trial, sentenced the defendant in accordance
with the jury’s verdict 
 

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