Community

Wed
26
Nov

Pool receives service award

Pat Pool, left, District Director with the San Saba Soil & Water Conservation District #250, was recently recognized for his 20 years of service to the District. The award was presented at the 74th annual meeting of the Texas State Soil & Water Conservation Districts held at Galveston. C.K. Stevenson, right, District Chairman, is shown presenting the plaque to Pool
 
Wed
19
Nov

News from Colorado Bend State Park

Down by the River Hike is a new hike that has been added at Colorado Bend State Park. The hike is led by Texas Master Naturalists every third Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Hikers will caravan from Park Headquarters at 10:00a.m. to the Spicewood Springs Trailhead located at the south end of the main campground. Learn about the wildlife, geology and water processes at Colorado Bend State Park. 
 
 
Wed
19
Nov

Workman - Haug Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. David Workman of Springtown, Texas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Sarah Joy Workman to Luke Olaf Haug, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leif Haug of San Saba, Texas. Sarah is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. B.D. Workman and the late Mr. and Mrs. Jack Roberts 
 
 
Wed
12
Nov

No changes at local ALCO despite corporate filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The San Saba News & Star received a notification from ALCO that the corporate office filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy at the national level on October 12, 2014. According to corporate Operations Manager, Alex Brand,the reason for filing is restructuring financials for the company. 
 
Wed
12
Nov

Fellowship of Christian Women to hold luncheon one week early

Cherokee First Baptist Church Ladies are making plans for the November Fellowship of Christian Women’s Luncheon and invite all the ladies of the county to mark their calendars and invite several ladies to carpool
 
Wed
05
Nov

Elm Grove Echoes

As the time changes and the weather cools, it is time to reflect and give thanks in this, our month of Thanksgiving. We truly do have much to be thankful for, especially in our part of the world. Our little corner of the great state
of Texas is chockfull of God-fearing people who are quick to help each other whenever needed
 
Wed
05
Nov

Local Garden Club represented at District V Texas Garden Club Fall Meeting

Six members of the San Saba Garden Club traveled to the San Gabriel Community Center in Georgetown, Texas on Friday, October 31st to attend the First District V Fall Meeting. San Saba’s club is one of eight clubs
in Zone 1 of District V’s three zones of the state of Texas Garden Clubs
 
Wed
29
Oct

LCRA investigation into copper thefts meets 10-year prison sentence

A multi-county investigation led by Lower Colorado River Authority Rangers resulted in a copper theft conviction that carries a decade-long sentence and an order for $163,000 in restitution. In the spring of 2014, thieves 
stole copper from more than two dozen communication towers across Central Texas
 
Wed
29
Oct

Elm Grove Echoes

The collection of cowboy hats spoke testimony to the true Texas cowboy who lay in state just down the hall of the funeral home. Cowboy hats of assorted color and condition hung on the hat rack and  overflowed onto the floor below. Members of the Elm Grove community, and beyond, had gathered to say final goodbyes to a man who was loved by all. The family and friends who gathered were there to celebrate the life of a true  Texas cowboy.
 
Wed
22
Oct

Pierian Club holds its October Meeting

The October meeting of the  Pierian Study Club met in the home of Donna Baker. The Nominations Committee, comprised of Jeri Jones, Louise Williams, Anna Wilson and Barbara Gilger, chair, served a frosted pumpkin
spiced cake with candied pecans and Texas pecan coffee. The table was beautifully decorated with autumnal colors
 

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