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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.
 
Wed
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 
 
Wed
05
Feb

Pecan Valley Nursing & Rehab Resident of the Month

James Adams' birthday is March 19th. He went to school in San Saba and graduated in 1949. His favorite movies are Westerns and he loves Country music. James' favorite color is dark blue and his favorite food is a good steak, after which, his favorite activity might be a game of dominoes or bingo! 
 
Wed
29
Jan

Pierian Study Club Holds New Year’s Meeting

On January 9, 2014, the Pierian Study Club met in the home of Kathleen Hawkins. Co-hostesses for the meeting were Kay Nettleship, Sandy Smith, Paula Barrier, and Loy Nell Behrens, Chair. Members present included Connie Adams, Ann Allison, Ella Burton-Pavich, Sharon Clawson, Barbara Gilger, Jeri Jones, Sandy Kuykendall, Cherry Kay Lange, Lynn McHenry, Joycelyn McRorey, Anita Miles, Clione Rochat, Debbie Shahan, Patty Shaw, Linda Sloan, Sandy Smith, Vickie Stevenson, Patricia Warren, Martha Leigh Whitten, Anna Wilson, Millie Burnham, and Betty Jo Miller.

 

Wed
22
Jan

Scott & White Healthcare hosting Not So Fun Run

Scott & White Healthcare – Llano is hosting the fifth annual Llano Not So Fun Run on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Badu Park in Llano. The run coincides with American Heart Month to encourage physical activity and 
promote a healthy heart. Cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, are the number one cause of death in America 
 
Wed
22
Jan

Llano Fine Arts Guild news

The Llano Fine Arts Guild initiated new officers for 2014 at the January meeting. The new officers are Kathleen Riordan of Bluff-ton, President; Valerie Hammons of Buchanan Dam, Vice-President; Lynda Gammage
of Llano, Treasurer; Sandy Cornelius of Buchanan Dam, Secretary; Donna Davis of Llano, Historian; and Jean Bass of Llano, Reporter
 
Wed
15
Jan

From Rylander Memorial Library...

Reading Recommendations: The Pecan Tree, Jane Manaster Travel anywhere in the southern United States today, and you will find pecan trees, either growing wild in the fertile flood plains of streams and rivers, or cultivated
in orchards for profit. So popular are pecans that Thomas Jefferson once wrote home from Paris for a supply, while many people nowadays consider their holidays incomplete without a pecan pie
 
Wed
15
Jan

LoneStarGeek Speaks

Recently, I’ve received a few questions regarding wireless routers and networking. While I’m not in the business of telling you one brand is better than another, I am interested in you getting the equipment best suited to
your need. 
 

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