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Wed
21
Sep

Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School September 27th

By Jennifer Page, Llano County Extension Agent 
Family and Consumer Sciences 
 
Mark your calendars now to join us for food and fun at the Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School, which will be presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. This event will be held September 27th with the doors opening at 5:30 p.m. at the Quail Point Lodge in Horseshoe Bay with the program beginning at 6:00 p.m. If you would like more information on becoming a vendor, please contact Jennifer Page, County Extension Agent for Llano County, at 325.247.4849. Our demonstration recipes are cost effective, easy to prepare, and fit into a healthy meal plan. In today’s fast-paced lifestyle, nutrition and exercise don’t have to be on the back burner. Dinner Tonight is designed to help busy families enjoy healthy and delicious meals, and we even provide fitness tips to help people become more active.

 

Wed
14
Sep

Texas Bluebird Society President, Pauline Tom, to speak in San Saba

The San Saba Bird and Nature Club welcomes Pauline Tom to the San Saba Civic Center on September 20, at 2:00 p.m. Ms. Tom will be explaining how we can increase “Bluebirds Across Texas…one nestbox at a time”. That is the motto for the Texas Bluebird Society(TBS). In addition to being President of TBS 2001-present, Ms. Tom saw the need for and co-founded this non-profit organization.
 
 
 
Wed
14
Sep

San Saba's Terry Cemetery receives historical marker

The Terry Cemetery in San Saba, Texas is the resting place of Volumnia Jane Adams Terry, grand-daughter of Britain Adams, Revolutionary War soldier. He was born in Virginia and served in North Carolina. This cemetery was designated as an Historic Texas Cemetery in 2011. The historical marker was erected in August 2016. 
 
Wed
07
Sep

Txdot plans $70 billion to fund transportation projects over next 10 years

The Texas Transportation Commission today approved the 2017 Unified Transportation Program (UTP) with $70 billion worth of projects to help TxDOT meet the state’s growing transportation demands. The plan is the largest of its kind in the agency’s history that addresses capacity, maintenance and safety needs around state.
 
 
 
Wed
07
Sep

Results released for recent “42” tournament

By Donna Webb
 
 
A monthly multi-community 42 tournament was held in Goldthwaite on Saturday, August 13th. Twelve players attended representing three tables in the tournament. Winning 1st place were partners Mary Derrick of Goldthwaite and Butch Webb of Locker. They won an impressive total of 12 games! Cecil Derrick and Randy Hudspeth, both from Goldthwaite, won 2nd Place in the tournament. Partners Donna Webb of Locker and Larry Lafferty from Richland Springs came in 3rd Place.
 
 
 
Wed
31
Aug

TxDOT urges drivers to plan for a sober ride leading up to Labor Day

As celebrations are finalized to mark the last days of summer, the Texas Department of Transportation urges drivers to make a plan leading up to the Labor Day holiday — a plan for a safe and sober ride home. “Drinking and driving remains a big problem in Texas,” said TxDOT Executive Director James Bass. “If you plan to drink, you must plan ahead for a safe and sober ride home. It’s a plan that could save a family — even your own — from the heartbreak of losing a loved one.”
 
Wed
31
Aug

Haug-McKinnerney nuptials announced

Mr. and Mrs. Leif Haug of San Saba, Texas announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Marie Haug, to Regan Brant McKinnerney, son of Mr. Ricky McKinnerney and Ms. Jill Mask of Richland Springs, TX. Kelly attended Central Texas College and University of Mary-Hardin Baylor and is a nurse with Baylor-Scott & White Hospital, Marble Falls.
 
Wed
24
Aug

San Saba Co. Gun Club target shoot

The San Saba County Gun Club is hosting an Exploding Target Shooting Competition September 5, 2016 at the Delta Red Gun Range. This event is open to the public and will be an extremely exciting family friendly event. The range will open at 7:30 a.m., with entry registration starting at 8:00 a.m. Competitions will begin at 9:30 and the sound of exploding targets will follow. 
 
 
Wed
24
Aug

Cattle producers learn how to deal with smaller profit margins

After two years of historic high cattle prices, a record 1,900 producers attending the Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course in College Station learned more about the current decline in prices and maintaining profitability despite declining profit margins. “We’ve had quite a run over the past two years with regards to high cattle prices,” said Dr. Jason Cleere, conference coordinator and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service beef cattle specialist, College Station. “Cattle prices fell considerably last fall and ranchers are concerned with where they will go in the future.”
 
Wed
17
Aug

Progressive Agriculture Safety Day set for San Saba County

By Donnie W. Reed, AST San Saba HS Ag Dept/FFA Advisor
 
Again this October the San Saba FFA, the LCRA, the San Saba County Soil and Water Conservation board will team up with the Progressive Agriculture Foundation to provide a fun filled day of safety activities for 4th and 5th grade students from Cherokee, Richland Springs and San Saba. The event is set for Wednesday October 5th.
 

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