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Wed
02
Nov

3rd Annual Spayghetti

By George Thompson
 
Dreams do come true…with a lot of hard work and support from a caring community. The 3rd Annual Spayghetti took place on Saturday, October 22, at the San Saba Center. It was a beautiful day and people were looking forward to Don Lindquist’s homemade recipe of delicious spaghetti. Don, with the support of his wife Gaby, and coworker Janice Bates arrived in force and took command of the kitchen. It was clear from the beginning that they were on a mission to feed the masses with the most amazing, closely guarded recipe for success.
 
Wed
26
Oct

"The Class of 1962" of San Saba High School

"The Class of 1962" of San Saba High School gathered at the Two Rivers Bed and Breakfast on Saturday, October 1st, for visiting and a BBQ catered by Gage BBQ. Those in attendance and show in the picture are (left to right): George Amthor, Michael Phillips, Wilbur Aylor, Leroy Ketchum, Carol Lee (Tyler) Taylor, Larry Slaughter, Darlis Cummings, Patricia (Renfro) Warren, Linda Gale (Smith) Hibler, Robert Grimes, and Zudora (Brown) Keele. Diane (Patton) Maldonado and Larry Don Gage came by but were not in the picture. 
 
Wed
26
Oct

Seventh Dillos claw Hico Tigers 16-6

By Coach Ronnie Schulze
 
The Seventh Grade Dillos came away with a hard earned 16-6 victory over the Seventh Grade Hico Tigers in Hico Thursday night. Hico outsized the Dillos, but determination and grit pulled them through forthe victory. San Saba kicked to Hico to begin the game. The Tigers used up most of the first quarter driving for a score. The P.A.T. failed and San Saba trailed 6-0. Hico kicked to San Saba with only a short time left in the first quarter. Polo Davila ran for 9, and then 2. Zachary Collier gained 6, Davila 6, Collier 5, Davila 3, Collier 5. Wesley Lackey bootlegged the ball, picked up a great block by John Spence and rambled 25 yards for a touchdown. Davila ran in the extra point try. It was 8-6 Dillos.
 
 
Wed
19
Oct

Richland Springs Junior High Casts One Act Play

The Richland Springs Junior High has chosen The Happy Scarecrow by I. E. Clark as their UIL Competition play for this year. They will compete at the District Meet in Rochelle on November 30, 2016. The Happy Scarecrow is a delightful children’s play which is also referred to as a “morality play.” A mean witch dares a frilly little fairy to prove there’s such a thing as happiness. The fairy brings a scarecrow to life and promises to make him a real man if he can find happiness. It is a strange search, sometimes comical and sometimes sad. 
 
 
 
Wed
19
Oct

Vacating County Courthouse for renovations

Judge Byron Theodosis reported the following moves: Justice of the Peace office moving to the Police Dept. Some furniture can be seen in the photo taken 10-11-2016. All other offices will be moving to the Arrowhead Bank Building (see photo for furniture, records, etc. being readied for transport.) The temporary housing of offices is expected to be in place for approximately 1 1/2 to 2 years, until Courthouse renovations are completed.
 
 
 
Wed
12
Oct

Kids Korner the Fun at Holiday Market

By Linda Pledger
 
 
Grownups aren’t the only ones who have a good time at PEEC’s Holiday Market. Kids have their own Korner on the market, with games, books, Christmas crafts, a coloring contest, a toy box and a box of clothes for dress up. How’s that for a 9 to 4 day of entertainment on November 12 at the Hamilton Fair Park pavilions, 1007 Park Road and Alamo! With help from PEEC members Bernice Wendland, Alice Pietzsch, and Kelly Kuhl, we plan to make a fun day of it for various ages of children.
 
 
 
Wed
12
Oct

USDA issues SafetyNet Payments to farmers in response to 2015 market downturn

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that beginning today, many of the 1.7 million farms that enrolled in either the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs will receive safetynet payments due to market downturns during the 2015 crop year. “This fall, USDA will be making more than $7 billion in payments under the ARCCounty and PLC programs to assist participating producers, which will account for over 10 percent of USDA’s projected 2016 net farm income.
 
 
 
Wed
05
Oct

Epifanio and Jessica Balencia

Epifanio and Jessica Balencia are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Beth Balencia. Ava was welcomed into this world on August 22nd 2016 at 9:41 p.m. weighing 6 lbs. 11 oz. and 19 1/2 in. long.

 

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Wed
05
Oct

Lampasas 22nd Annual Herb & Art Festival October 8th

The Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center is excited to announce the 22nd Annual Herb and Art Festival on October 8, 2016. This year's Festival is all new once again! The event is being hosted by both the Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center and the Lampasas Association for the Arts. "Jammin' With Art In The Park" will take place at the unique Sculpture Garden in the beautiful Campbell Park and offers a full day of fun for all ages... so bring your lawn chairs and get ready for a JAMMIN' Good Time! The Festival is featuring: Fine Arts along with a special sculpture dedication to Reid Schaub, an array of vendors, an ALL NEW Food Truck Competition, Texas Wines and Craft Beers, Live Music, and an exciting children's area.

 

Wed
28
Sep

Wedding Oak Winery 2016 Harvest: A challenging year, a stellar vintage

By Penny S. Adams
 
Heavy rain, hail, searing arid heat, followed by more sustained heavy rain. That sounds like a recipe for disaster for a farmer. That's what we faced this year. I've said it before, and I'll say it again: growing grapes in Texas ain't for the faint of heart. To be able to successfully harvest a high-quality crop takes vigilant vineyard management and a healthy dose of luck. It is well worth the effort. The best wines start in the vineyard. Early in the growing season, we experienced dry conditions which persisted from pruning through bud break. Fortunately, frequent heavy rainfall midseason allowed for larger grape clusters during the cell division stage.
 
 

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