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Wed
22
Jul

Bermudagrass stem maggot found in neighboring counties

Just this past week it was confirmed that we do have bermudagrass stem maggot in Brown and Lampasas Counties. It does not appear to cause much of a problem in Tifton 85 bermudagrass.
 
Wed
22
Jul

The San Saba High School Class of 1965

The San Saba High School Class of 1965 recently met to celebrate its 50th Class Reunion. Those attending included the following: Very back row: Rodney Hyatt, Mike Ivy, Jimmy Ellis, Jimmy Gilstrap, Stacy Oliver, Roy Wayne Hale, Leon Stewart, Ben Campbell and Larry Collier. Second Row: Herb Tisdale, Roy Jones, Rocky Terry, Pedro Cisneroz, Johnny Kirk Edmondson, Kathleen Hector Hawkins, Jaymie Whitt Vandergriff, Mary Bearden Williams, Gloria Jones Brady, Nettie Jean Dickinson Randolph, Glenda Gage McGehee, Joe Williams, Roger Verette. Front Row: Mabel Ann Perry Blaylock, Gale Phillips Ivy, Betty Smith, Nancy Gage Pawlik, Susan Parks Gilger, Don Harris and Marilyn Gage Shelton. Attending but not in the picture were Kenneth Laird and Liz Howell Mealy.
 
Wed
15
Jul

Night In Old Fredericksburg, horse races this weekend at Gillespie Fair Grounds

Fredericksburg will celebrate the Hill Country community's German heritage this Saturday, July 18, during Night In Old Fredericksburg (NIOF) at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds. The annual event is in its second year back at the fair grounds on Highway 16 South, where it is held in conjunction with two days of pari-mutuel horse races. The site offers free parking and covered seating.
 
Wed
15
Jul

DPS reminds Texans about dangers of leaving children in vehicles

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) reminds Texans about the dangerous potential for vehicular heatstroke in summer months when a child is left alone in a vehicle. Every year, children die from heatstroke after being left in a vehicle or entering a vehicle unnoticed. “Children should never be left unattended in a vehicle regardless of the weather; however especially in warmer temperatures, the likelihood of serious injury or death increases exponentially when a child – or anyone – remains in a hot vehicle for too long,” said DPS Director Steven McCraw.
 
Wed
08
Jul

8th Annual Performance Talent Boot Camp - 2015

The 8th Annual Performance Talent Boot Camp was held June 22-27 in San Saba, Texas. Kay Lynn Scott, San Saba, Texas, was director of the camp and Dustin Moore, Dallas, Texas, assistant director. Teachers at the Boot Camp were: Misty Rae Carson and husband Jason Carson, Nashville Tenn.; Debby Throckmorton, Nashville, Tenn.; Mark Scott, San Saba, Texas; Gary Talley, Nashville, Tenn.; Mitchell Sanderson, Fort Worth, TX. All the teachers were interviewed in San Saba on KNUZ Radio by Skeebo during the week. Some students were also interviewed by Skeebo.
 
Wed
08
Jul

Millican reunion held on July 4th

The annual Millican Family Reunion was held Saturday, July 4 at the Civic Center in San Saba. About 50 descendants of Mose and Ginny Millican and Miles and Bertha Millican gathered for lunch and fellowship. The oldest child of Mose and Ginny, Sherman Millican was represented by his children Gail Callahan of Lampasas, Jean Strouhal of Friendswood, and Pat and Bonnie Millican of Bend.
 
Wed
01
Jul

Zepeda and Couch

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Zepeda of San Saba, Texas and Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Hardy of Brownwood, Texas are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Bianca Danielle Zepeda of Brownwood, to Patrick Dean Couch of Brownwood.
 
Wed
01
Jul

Texas A&M Forest Service urges caution during July 4th holiday

June 29, 2015—College Station, Texas—It’s that time of year when fireworks stands open and big plans are made for the July 4th holiday. If fireworks, grilling or hanging out by a campfire are part of your celebration this year, Texas A&M Forest Service urges caution.
 
Wed
24
Jun

San Saba Students Travel to London, Normandy and Paris

By Elizabeth Chambers
 
On June 6th I had the opportunity to take a group of eight students from San Saba High School on a ten-day adventure through England and France. The group was accompanied by parents and traveled with EF Tours, which is an educational touring company that travels all of the world. We landed in England and hit the ground running with a walking tour of the city of London.
 
Wed
17
Jun

Mark Scott at 8th Annual Boot Camp

Mark Scott will be sharing his many talents and experience in the music industry at the 8th Annual Performance Talent Boot Camp June 22-27, 2015. He will be guiding students in aspects of studio recording.
 

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