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Wed
27
Aug

County approves EMS agreement with Capital EMS and discusses formation of Emergency Services District

The San Saba County Commissioners Court was held on Monday, August 25th in the District Courtroom. County Judge Byron Theodosis called  the Court to order and welcomed everyone. Commissioner Kenley Kroll gave the
invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags
 
Wed
27
Aug

Outstanding District 7 4-H volunteers recognized

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s annual District 7 4- H Silver Clover Recognition Banquet honored 27 adult leaders and a regional bank Aug. 14 at Zentner’s Daughter Steak House in San Angelo. The event, now in its 47th year, recognized the individuals and Mills County State Bank for being instrumental to the success of AgriLife Extension’s West  Central District 4-H youth program, said Kathy Aycock, AgriLife Extension agent in Tom
Green County and the banquet’s coordinator. 
 
Wed
27
Aug

Garrett Ratliff places 2nd in State Guitar Flat Picking Championship

Garrett Ratliff of Cherokee placed 2nd in the Texas State Guitar Flat Picking Championship. Garrett (17) is the son of Joel and Elizabeth Ratliff. He began playing guitar when he was 10 years old and has developed a love of
bluegrass in the last four years. He is attending Howard Payne this fall where he received a scholarship for his vocal ability. 
 
Wed
20
Aug

Local students and adults travel to Spain

Four students and three adults from San Saba spent a week in June on a tour of Barcelona and Madrid, Spain. These seven folks from San Saba were joined by a group of twelve from Wyoming for a guided tour of many  historical places.
 

 

Wed
20
Aug

Cherokee Volunteer Fire Department Fish Fry, Raffle and Auction to be held September 6th

Pictured at right is the 2014 quilt which will be raffled off at the Cherokee Volunteer Fire Department Fish Fry, Raffle and Auction on Saturday, September 6th at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are one for $1.00, six for $5.00 or twentyfive
for $20.00. For o u t - o f - t o w n e r s only, tickets are available by mail by  ending a check to M. Johnson, P.O.  Box 310, Cherokee, TX 76832. Need not be present to win
 

 

Wed
13
Aug

CTEC Annual Membership Meeting to be held in Fredericksburg

All members of Central Texas Electric Co-op are encouraged to make plans to attend their annual membership meeting on Tuesday, August 19, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Fredericksburg High School 
Auditorium located at 1107 Highway 16S in Fredericksburg, Texas. Registration begins at 6:00 p.m
 
Wed
13
Aug

Student Competes in STAR Event Competition at FCCLA National Leadership Conference

More than 7,000 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members, advisers, alumni, and guests from across the country gathered in San Antonio for the 2014 National Leadership Conference. The conference is based on the student-originated theme “SOAR.” Brooke Nagle, a Freshman at San Saba High School,  was among the members and took part in STAR Event Competitions at the conference. 
 
Wed
13
Aug

San Saba Garden Club's August Yard of the Month

July and August are often the most demanding months for any gardener trying to maintain an attractive and pleasing landscape. This summer has been a blessing for most of us with the bountiful rain and cooler temperatures.
Several yards caught our eyes as we drove neighborhoods throughout the community. It was a joy to see so many landscapes prolific in color and obviously tended with love and care
 
Wed
06
Aug

Major Fire contained in southwest San Saba County

On July 30th, local fire departments were called out to two fires in San Saba County. The smaller fire is estimated to have burned 79 acres. The larger fire laid waste to about 2,000 acres before being contained. The larger fire was in the area of the Haverlah and Pool Ranches located southwest of the City of San Saba.

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Wed
06
Aug

Carrie Smith Memorial Fund presented a check

Terry Smith (right), President of the Carrie Smith Memorial Fund, presented a check in the amount of $1,000.00 to Doc Fisher, Assistant Fire Chief of the Richland Springs Volunteer Fire Department on Monday, June 9th.

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