Community

Wed
27
Apr

HPU's Heart of Texas Scholarship awards $60,000 to local and area students

Demonstrating its commitment to local and area students, Howard Payne University offers the Heart of Texas Scholarship which awards $60,000 to eligible students from Brown County and surrounding counties. The scholarship, paid over four years, is automatically awarded to students who are graduates of high schools in the Heart of Texas area, meet unconditional admission requirements and enroll full-time in the fall and spring semesters.
 
Wed
27
Apr

UIL academic meet

The 14 Cherokee High School students who participated in the UIL academic meet. Ten of these students advanced to regionals.

 
Wed
20
Apr

Masonic Bodies of San Saba to host Bake Sale & Fish Fry

Submitted by Lodge Secretary 

The Masonic Bodies of Order of Eastern Star (OES), San Saba Scottish Rite Club and San Saba Masonic Lodge No. 612, will hold their annual Fish Fry-Bake Sale on Thursday April 21st. Each year at this time, the Masonic community comes together to raise funds for the Lamar Medal Scholarship Fund & Seniors Banquet. 

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Wed
20
Apr

Go Blue Day observed by local elementary students

By Doug Suggs President 

Last Friday (April 8th) the elementary students and teachers at Cherokee, Richland Springs, and San Saba ISD’s participated in the statewide observance of “Go Blue Day” in honor of Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention month. Each year during this month, a special day is set aside to make as many as possible aware of the need for respecting our children. The events were sponsored by the San Saba County Child Welfare Board (CWB). 

Wed
13
Apr

CTEC warns of collection scam calls

Central Texas Electric Cooperative is aware of a recent attempt to scam local utility customers. On April 7, CTEC was contacted by a manager from a restaurant in our service territory, who reported a call from a person claiming to be with Central Texas Electric Cooperative.
 
Wed
13
Apr

Commissioners discuss damage caused by heavy equipment

By Alice Smith, Reporter

The San Saba County Commissioners held Court on Monday, April 11th, in the County Judge’s Chambers. County Judge Byron Theodosis called the Court to order at 9:00 a.m. and welcomed everyone. Commissioner Kenley Kroll gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags.
 
Wed
06
Apr

Pierian Study Club attends San Saba High School One Act Play

Submitted by Lynn McHenry
 
The Pierian Study Club met for their monthly meeting at the San Saba High School Cafetorium on March 10th for the annual UIL One Act Play performance. Linda Sloan, Yearbook Chair, in lieu of absent President Debbie Shahan, welcomed club members and their guests; as well as San Saba High School English teacher and drama coach, Mrs. Elizabeth Chambers; and members of the cast and crew of the one act play. Some twenty members and guests were present for the performance.
 
Wed
06
Apr

2016 San Saba Garden Club March meeting

Submitted by Beth Griess San Saba Garden Club Reporter
 
Fifteen club members and one guest met at the club house in Mill Pond Park on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. President Trish Fullerton opened our meeting and invited everyone to enjoy the refreshments in celebration of Texas Independence. Refreshments included a Texas Flag cake, iced Texas cookies, chips, salsa and Ghirardelli chocolates.
 
Wed
30
Mar

A healthy mind in a healthy body

You are better off taking the stairs up to your next class, particularly if you are an older American out to improve your knowledge base and protect your brain, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens.

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Wed
30
Mar

The Easter Bunny visits Pecan Valley Healthcare Residence

Submitted by George Thompson 

Friday, March 18, was a beautiful day to have an Easter egg hunt at Pecan Valley Healthcare Residence. The employees brought their children to enjoy this special holiday tradition. They had filled dozens of Easter eggs for them to find. The Pecan Valley residents looked on and enjoyed the delightful antics of the children competing to fill their Easter baskets while the proud parents were there to give encouragement and support.

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