Community

Wed
11
May

Ashley Gaines to offer classes at 9th Annual Performance Talent Boot Camp

Ashley Gaines will be offering private and group classes at this year's 9th Annual Performance Talent Boot Camp which will be held in San Saba June 21st - 24th. Ashley Gaines, born and raised in Huntingtown, MD, began dancing at the age of 3 at Sherry’s Dance Center in Owings, MD. She was a member of the SDC competitive show troupe team from age 8 to 18. She received honors in group numbers and as a soloist, earning platinum awards, top overall scores, and dance scholarships. In 2014 she was invited to Orlando, FL to participate in Starpower’s PowerPak program where she took master classes from professional choreographers, as well as performed in Downtown Disney, and the opening number for Starpower’s “Battle of the Stars.” In high school, Ashley was a member of the JV and Varsity Cheer leading squad all four years, where she helped choreograph routines for half time. Ashley has served as an assistant, substitute, and instructor throughout her years at Sherry’s Dance.

 

Wed
11
May

Pierian Study Club installs new slate of officers

Submitted by Lynn McHenry 

On April 14, 2016, the Pierian Study Club met at the home of Cherry Kay Lange. Co-hostesses for the meeting were Ella Burton-Pavich and Gail Bruner, Chair. Other members present were Anita Adams, Connie Adams, Hilary Adams, Donna Baker, Paula Barrier, Loy Nell Behrens, Sharon Clawson, Kathleen Hawkins, Jeri Jones, Sandy Kuykendall, Shelly Mahan, Ann McElroy, Joycelyn McRorey, Sherry Ruddick, Debbie Shahan, Linda Sloan, Patricia Warren, Rebecca Whitley, Martha Leigh Whitten, Louise Williams, BeBe Bagley, Millie Burnham, and Martha Roe Terry. As Mrs. Lange welcomed guests to her home, co-hostesses served a cheesecake garnished with lemon slices, fresh mint, and strawberries laden with blueberry cream. Herbal teas, infused iced water, and coffee were also served.

 

Wed
04
May

Enhancing the quality of life at Pecan Valley Healthcare Residence

The spirit of cooperation is alive and well at Pecan Valley Healthcare Residence. Reliant Rehabilitation is contracted with PVHR to provide physical therapy for the residents of the facility. Each of the Reliant staff members brings a unique skill set that makes them valuable to both organizations. They come from varied backgrounds, but come together in the common goal of providing the finest therapeutic services available to the PVHR residents.
 
 
Wed
04
May

Courtney Hull awarded Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

The San Saba County Chamber of Commerce has awarded The Young Civic Leadership Business Related Scholarship for 2016 to Courtney Hull, a 2016 graduate of Cherokee High School. Courtney is a superior student of high character, who has distinguished herself as a leader at Cherokee ISD and in the Cherokee community.
 
 
Wed
27
Apr

HPU's Heart of Texas Scholarship awards $60,000 to local and area students

Demonstrating its commitment to local and area students, Howard Payne University offers the Heart of Texas Scholarship which awards $60,000 to eligible students from Brown County and surrounding counties. The scholarship, paid over four years, is automatically awarded to students who are graduates of high schools in the Heart of Texas area, meet unconditional admission requirements and enroll full-time in the fall and spring semesters.
 
Wed
27
Apr

UIL academic meet

The 14 Cherokee High School students who participated in the UIL academic meet. Ten of these students advanced to regionals.

 
Wed
20
Apr

Masonic Bodies of San Saba to host Bake Sale & Fish Fry

Submitted by Lodge Secretary 

The Masonic Bodies of Order of Eastern Star (OES), San Saba Scottish Rite Club and San Saba Masonic Lodge No. 612, will hold their annual Fish Fry-Bake Sale on Thursday April 21st. Each year at this time, the Masonic community comes together to raise funds for the Lamar Medal Scholarship Fund & Seniors Banquet. 

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Wed
20
Apr

Go Blue Day observed by local elementary students

By Doug Suggs President 

Last Friday (April 8th) the elementary students and teachers at Cherokee, Richland Springs, and San Saba ISD’s participated in the statewide observance of “Go Blue Day” in honor of Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention month. Each year during this month, a special day is set aside to make as many as possible aware of the need for respecting our children. The events were sponsored by the San Saba County Child Welfare Board (CWB). 

Wed
13
Apr

CTEC warns of collection scam calls

Central Texas Electric Cooperative is aware of a recent attempt to scam local utility customers. On April 7, CTEC was contacted by a manager from a restaurant in our service territory, who reported a call from a person claiming to be with Central Texas Electric Cooperative.
 
Wed
13
Apr

Commissioners discuss damage caused by heavy equipment

By Alice Smith, Reporter

The San Saba County Commissioners held Court on Monday, April 11th, in the County Judge’s Chambers. County Judge Byron Theodosis called the Court to order at 9:00 a.m. and welcomed everyone. Commissioner Kenley Kroll gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags.
 

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