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Wed
06
Apr

Pierian Study Club attends San Saba High School One Act Play

Submitted by Lynn McHenry
 
The Pierian Study Club met for their monthly meeting at the San Saba High School Cafetorium on March 10th for the annual UIL One Act Play performance. Linda Sloan, Yearbook Chair, in lieu of absent President Debbie Shahan, welcomed club members and their guests; as well as San Saba High School English teacher and drama coach, Mrs. Elizabeth Chambers; and members of the cast and crew of the one act play. Some twenty members and guests were present for the performance.
 
Wed
06
Apr

2016 San Saba Garden Club March meeting

Submitted by Beth Griess San Saba Garden Club Reporter
 
Fifteen club members and one guest met at the club house in Mill Pond Park on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. President Trish Fullerton opened our meeting and invited everyone to enjoy the refreshments in celebration of Texas Independence. Refreshments included a Texas Flag cake, iced Texas cookies, chips, salsa and Ghirardelli chocolates.
 
Wed
30
Mar

A healthy mind in a healthy body

You are better off taking the stairs up to your next class, particularly if you are an older American out to improve your knowledge base and protect your brain, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens.

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Wed
30
Mar

The Easter Bunny visits Pecan Valley Healthcare Residence

Submitted by George Thompson 

Friday, March 18, was a beautiful day to have an Easter egg hunt at Pecan Valley Healthcare Residence. The employees brought their children to enjoy this special holiday tradition. They had filled dozens of Easter eggs for them to find. The Pecan Valley residents looked on and enjoyed the delightful antics of the children competing to fill their Easter baskets while the proud parents were there to give encouragement and support.

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Wed
23
Mar

Seaquist House has begun 2016 tours

The Seaquist House in Mason, TX will begin its 2016 tours on Saturday, March 5th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The house is located at 405 Broad St., about a block north of the Mason Courthouse Square. The house was listed as one of twelve of the most endangered sites by Preservation Texas in 2014. The house was purchased by the Seaquist House Foundation, Inc. in January of 2015. The house had not been lived in for about ten years and was in dire need of repairs and cleaning.
 
Wed
23
Mar

Heart of Texas Country Music Festival

The 27th Heart of Texas Country Music Festival enters the final weekend with some great Country Legends and bright new artists performing in Brady, Texas. Tickets and more information may be found at www.heartoftexascountry.com or by calling (325) 597-1895. On Thursday, March 24, Jake Hooker and the Outsiders with special guest Tommy Hooker will perform between 8:00 p.m. and Midnight at the Brady Airport. Admission is $21 per person and it is BYOB with no glass containers.
 
Wed
16
Mar

TxDOT urges Spring Breakers to plan for a sober ride

During Spring Break 2015, there were 459 crashes in Texas involving young drivers (17-34 years of age) under the influence of alcohol. Those crashes led to 43 serious injuries and 16 fatalities.

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Wed
16
Mar

James Jones new pastor at Church of the Open Door

San Saba's Church of the Open Door is proud to announce that they have hired a new pastor, James Jones. James has been a life long resident of San Saba and been a member of the San Saba Volunteer Fire Dept. for 18 years, a member of the Gideons organization for five years, and owner and operator of San Saba Collision for six years. He has been a licensed minister since 2007.

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Wed
09
Mar

Preparing for floods in Flash Flood Alley

By John Hofmann 

They call our region Flash Flood Alley for a reason. Water here can rise quickly and cut off escape routes, tear homes from foundations, and rip up even the sturdiest of trees and send them barreling downstream. Lake Travis rose more than  50 feet in a day during a 1952 flash flood, and just last year Central Texas experienced deadly flooding on Memorial Day, then again over Halloween.

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Wed
09
Mar

20th Annual Writers' Conference at Angelo State University recognizes RSHS students

On March 3rd and 4th, Angelo State University hosted the 20 Annual Writers' Conference in Honor of Elmer Kelton featuring author, Craig Johnson, as the keynote speaker. A best-selling author, Johnson is the author of the Walt Longmire mystery series and has garnered critical acclaim to match the popular success of his many books featuring the gutsy and dedicated sheriff of the fictional Absaroka County, Wyoming.

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