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Mar

San Saba Garden Club holds March meeting

By Debbie Shahan
 
The historic clubhouse at 1107 East Commerce Street in Mill Pond Park was the setting for the March 4th San Saba Garden Club meeting. Upon entering, the 27 members and 1 guest, Barbara Gober, from Elm Grove, strolled through the New Orleans jazz music to the room filled with festive Mardi Gras decor. Tables filled with the royal gold, green and purple baubles in jester hats, feathered masks, balloons, chocolate coins, and beads welcomed each person to their place to enjoy visiting and savoring Mardi Gras food specialties of Warm Bananas Foster served over ice cream, traditional Kings Cake, toasted pecans along with sparkling water and coffee.
 
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12
Mar

McKinnerney & Gize united in marriage

Michelle McKinnerney and Nicholas Gize were united in marriage Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Soap's Place, San Saba, Texas. Pastor Barry Fikes officiated the ceremony. The Bride was given in marriage by her father and mother. The Bride is the daughter of Ricky McKinnerney and wife, Kim McKinnerney and Jill Mask, her mother. The Groom is the son of Barry and Bobbi Gize.
 
Wed
05
Mar

PVNR Resident of the Month, Flora Bowden

Flora Bowden was born Sept. 16 in Cherokee, Texas, where she lived and attended Cherokee ISD. She graduated in 1935. Flora's favorite thing to do is sit by her window to watch the flowers bloom and flying birds. Her favorite flower is a rose, her favorite season is spring, and her favorite color is blue.
 
Wed
05
Mar

Bruner Toyota honors San Saba High School students with "Youths of Inspiration" Award

Two San Saba High School students were honored February 20, as nominees for the Youths of Inspiration Award at Bruner Toyota. The Youths of Inspiration Award recognizes young men and young ladies from area high schools who have overcome significant life circumstances and have shown the courage, discipline and stamina to fight past those obstacles to make impressive achievements in school.
 
Wed
26
Feb

Pierian Study Club holds mid-winter meeting

Submitted by Rebecca Whitley.
 
On February 13, 2014, the Pierian Study Club met at the home of Kathleen Hawkins. Cohostesses for the meeting were Ann Allison, Gayle Bruner, Vickie Stevenson, and Patricia Warren, Committee Chair. Other members present were Connie Adams, Hillary Adams, Brooke Bagley, Nicole Bagley, Paula Barrier, Sharon Clawson, Barbara Gilger, Jeri Jones, Cherry Kay Lange, Ann McElroy, Lynn McHenry, Joycelyn McRorey, Jane Randolph, Debbie Shahan, Patty Shaw, Linda Sloan, Sandy Smith, Rebecca Whitley, Martha Leigh Whitten, Lousie Williams, Anna Wilson, Bebe Bagley, BeBee Faught, Betty Jo Miller, and Martha Roe Terry.
 
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19
Feb

Alice Smith in Concert at Pecan Capital Trade Day

Alice Smith will be in concert Saturday, March 1st during the Pecan Capital Trade Day on the Courthouse lawn in San Saba from 10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. She will accept donations for a new church that is being built in San Fernando, Mexico.
 
Wed
19
Feb

Elm Grove Echoes

By Rhonda Wyatt
 
The Elm Grove Volunteer Fire Department had a workday this past Saturday to work on equipment. Those who showed up to turn the wrenches were: Larry Cottrell, Charlie Cummings, Ben Dennis, Dave Norris, Freddie Shadowens, Phillip Taylor and Wayne Gossett. Thanks to this group and all the other community firefighters who volunteer.
 
Wed
12
Feb

Wedding

A June wedding is planned for Caroline Camille Kinney, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Donald Wild and Mr. Matthew Kinney of New Braunfels; and Colby Dane Mahan, son of Mr. & Mrs. Dane Mahan of San Saba. Caroline is a graduate of Canyon High School and a 2012 graduate of Texas A&M University. She is employed at Hess Corporation in Houston. Colby is a graduate of San Saba High School and a 2010 graduate of Texas A&M University. He is employed at Tex-Trude, Inc. in Channelview. The ceremony will take place in Richmond, Texas.
 
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12
Feb

San Saba Garden Club holds February meeting

A great crowd of San Saba Garden Club members and one guest, Carolyn McDowell, met in the historic Garden Club building in Mill Pond Park on Tuesday afternoon, February 4th, for the monthly meeting. Ladies were welcomed by hostesses Sharon Conyers, Anna Wilson, and Gail Bruner. The talented trio had decorated the clubhouse with tables topped in white cloths covered with flowing red scarves, dainty live primroses nestled in fernlike leaves, flickering candles, lace doilies, hearts confetti, and an assortment of Valentine candies. The tables were set with scrumptious servings of dark rich brownies, red hot candies, and pecan covered ice cream balls. Hostesses offered coffee and red sparkling punch for drink
 
Wed
05
Feb

San Saba’s River City Band has begun a new season

The San Saba River City Band began its new season on the third Monday of January, 2014. Each member is being provided a folder of their own with all new music, some loaned, some donated, and some purchased. The new folders consist of patriotic music, marches, some popular classics and some plain old fun tunes 
 

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