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Wed
29
Jul

Backpack-school supply giveaway at San Saba's First Baptist Church

On Sunday, August 2nd, from 4-6 p.m. each elementary student in attendance (PreK through 4th grade) will receive a backpack filled with his or her supplies for the up-coming school year. The supplies will be distributed based on the San Saba ISD Elementary School list. No supplies will be given out before August 2nd.
 
Wed
29
Jul

Texas Historical Commission honors San Saba County with Distinguished Service Award

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) honored the San Saba Historical Commission (CHC) with a Distinguished Service Award for the 2014 year of service. The THC issues Distinguished Service Awards each year to CHCs that exemplify exceptional service and dedication to the state of Texas. This award was presented during a meeting of the County Commissioners Court on July 14th to acknowledge the CHC's stewardship of our state's unique cultural and historic sites.
 
Wed
29
Jul

Texas Sales Tax Holiday August 7th to 9th

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced under $100 during the state's annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 7th - 9th. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales tax, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend during the weekend.
 
Wed
29
Jul

Texas State Pecan Show results

The judging for the state pecan show was held July 14, 2015 at the Texas State Pecan Growers Association Conference and trade show held in Frisco. The show this year had 263 total entries. A handful of San Saba County producers managed to qualify 15 different varieties of pecans for the state show and brought home a number of ribbons.
 
Wed
22
Jul

Three participants competed in the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Regional Track and Field

Three participants competed in the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Regional Track and Field Meet in Waco on July 10th. Raylee Pannell placed 2nd in the 16 and under girls high jump, Analyn Bohensky placed 2nd in the 16 and under girls pole-vault, and Katelyn Bohensky placed 2nd in the 14 and under girls pole-vault. All three qualified to compete at the T.A.A.F State Track Meet in College Station on July 29th-August 2nd.
 
Wed
22
Jul

San Saba City Council approves zoning change to allow Event Center

Paul Gast (center) accepts the Employee of the Month Award from Public Works Director, Scott Glaze (left) and Mayor Pro-Tem Mark Amthor (right).
 
Wed
22
Jul

San Saba Garden Club July Yard of the Month

This month’s yard of the month is awarded to Thomas and George Thompson at 205 W. Dry. The craftsman style home was originally built by Fayette Fentress during the early 1900s. R.C. Sloan purchased the house in 1906 (San Saba County Historical Sketchbook, Second Edition 1997 and San Saba County History, 1856-1983) which has since been referred to as the R.C. Sloan house as it was in the family for at least five generations of 
Sloan descendents until the home was purchased by Thomas and George in 2013.
 
Wed
15
Jul

Acadian Ambulance Service acquires Capital EMS

Acadian Ambulance Service of Texas, LLC, has acquired Capital EMS' operations in Central Texas. Capital is the 911 provider for Lampasas, San Saba and Falls Counties and the city of Nolanville. The change will take effect July 27 with no interruption in service.
 

 

Wed
15
Jul

San Saba Chamber of Commerce

This summer, several San Saba Chamber of Commerce Directors took their float out to say "Howdy" and parade with our neighbors in the Llano Rodeo Parade, the Richland Springs Stars N' Stripes Celebration Parade and the Lampasas Spring Ho Parade.
 

 

Wed
15
Jul

Fellowship of Christian Women meeting

Next Thursday, July 23rd, the Fellowship of Christian Women’s Luncheon will be meeting at Parkview Baptist Church fellowship hall for our Summer Picnic. We want to invite all the ladies of our county to come and enjoy fellowshipping together with all the ladies of our county churches at 11:30 a.m.
 

 

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