Community

Wed
11
Dec

San Saba Museum opens for sixth grade

On Veterans Day, November 11, 2013 the San Saba County Historical Museum was open for the 6th Graders from San Saba Independent School District. Lynn Blankenship, President of the San Saba County Historical Museum Foundation assisted by Dr. Jerry Blankenship, Celia Bell, Rosemary Cox, Mike and Pat Johnson, Aileen and Buddy Roberts, and David Williams arranged for a full hour of information and learning opportunities for the students. 
 
Wed
04
Dec

Reliance completes Lazy E purchase

Gary McKinney of Midland, Texas, confirmed to TRACK Magazine that Reliance Ranches has completed the purchase of the properties known as Lazy E Ranch and Lazy E Arena. The 960-acre facility in Logan County some 30 minutes north of Oklahoma City includes the 7,400 seat Lazy E Arena; a horse breeding facility that currently stands more than a dozen racing-bred American Quarter Horse stallions; a training center with a 5/ 8th mile oval race track; barns for conditioning of sale horses; turnout, rehab and layup facilities for racing age horses; and facilities for year-round boarding. 
 
Wed
04
Dec

Single tickets available for all Boerne Performance Arts events

Described as the “vocal version” of The Blue Man Group, the internationally acclaimed VOCAPEOPLE will kick off their 2014 U.S. tour in Boerne, Texas, on March 6, 2014. This interactive musical event was named the 2012 winner of New York City’s coveted Lortel award for “Best Theatrical Experience”, and will be presenting their unique blend of a cappella harmonies, beat box, and pure vocal sound effects when they take the stage at Champion
Auditorium
 
Wed
27
Nov

Dove Project Candlelight Vigil

The Dove Project, Inc. held its annual Candlelight Vigil on October 29, 2013 honoring the victims of domestic violence that passed in 2012. We would like to express our appreciation to everyone that was in attendance. Jessica Garza from Dallas, TX was this years’ honorary speaker, revealing her story of transforming from a victim to a “persurvivor.”
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Wed
27
Nov

Alzheimer's Association offers educational luncheon

On December 3rd, The Alzheimer’s Association Capital of Texas Chapter is offering a free class on “Coping with Alzheimer’s,” which will provide guidance on how families can meet the challenges, personal and practical, of caring for a loved one with dementia. Recent reports show that 1 in 3 seniors dies with a form of dementia, and in Texas alone, 1,294,000 people care for a loved one with dementia. Many in our community are struggling with the challenges of caregiving, but help is available.
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Wed
20
Nov

Pecan Food Show rules

The Pecan Food Show will be held Friday, December 6th at the Courthouse. All entries must be brought to the Courthouse between 7:30 and 9:00a.m. that day. There will be 3 divisions: (1.) San Saba County Youth (gradesK-12) (2.) SanSabaCountyExtension EducationClubmembers (3.) Non-club members....This category includes all other men and women who reside in San Saba County. Any rule not followed will become grounds for  disqualification
 
Wed
20
Nov

Halloween at Pecan Valley Nursing & Rehab

It was Spooky Fun at Pecan Valley Nursing and Rehab Thursday, October 31st. Residents and staff alike joined together to create their costumes that filled the home with all sorts of spooks. Residents enjoyed cake, punch, candy and games along with prizes. Winners were: costume contest, Sam Tisdale and Sybil Preciado; mummy wrap, Shawnacy Pierce and Sybil Preciado; dance contest, Pete Sewell. Thank you to everyone, staff and volunteers for helping make this event fun and memorable for our residents. 
 
 
Wed
13
Nov

San Saba Garden Club holds monthly meeting

Ladies of the San Saba Garden Club met on a rainy Tuesday afternoon, November 5th at the Clubhouse in Mill Pond Park to fellowship and hear a wonderful speaker, Terry Fisher, and to see his slide presentation illustrating
the connections between wildflowers, insects, birds and other wildlife. Mr. Fisher is a retired geophysicist and resides in Mills County where he explores his passion for wildlife of all shapes and sizes with his spectacular 
photography.
 
Wed
13
Nov

Historical Marker for San Saba Cemetery

On Saturday, November 9, 2013 a group of San Saba residents and former residents met at the San Saba Cemetery to celebrate the designation of the San Saba Cemetery as a Texas Historic Cemetery. Mr. Thomas Lee Alston provided the invocation
 
Wed
06
Nov

Judge Gil Jones assigned to the Texas Child Protection Court of the Hill Country

Judge Gil Jones, sitting by assignment to the Texas Child Protection Court of the Hill Country, conducted a swearing-in of three new CASA for the Highland Lakes Advocates on October 18, 2013.
 

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