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Wed
22
Oct

Thanksgiving Community Meal back on track

The late John Northern invested in more than real estate in San Saba, Texas. He enjoyed seeing families observe Thanksgiving at a community meal free of charge. The community meal was not observed last year, so this 
year John's brother-in-law, Scott Fuller, wants to see the tradition continue 
 
Wed
22
Oct

Cake Auction benefits Texas Hunters For Heroes

Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! That’s all that comes to mind when I think of all the love and support that was shown Saturday by the outpouring of help that was shown for the cake auction held on Saturday night at the
Bar D Brewhouse in support of the Texas Hunters for Heroes. Many, many, kind souls here in our community took time out of their day to bake cakes, pies, cookies, and other items to auction that day
 
Wed
22
Oct

San Saba County Historical Commission's 2014 Christmas Ornament

The San Saba County Historical Commission is proud to present their 10th Christmas ornament. This year the ornament depicts beautiful Mill Pond Park. The ornament is now available at the Rylander Memorial Library, G&R Grocery and Josephina’s at J.C. Campbell & Co Mercantile. You can also contact Lynn Blankenship at: 325- 372-8807 or jerlyn@centex.net
 
Wed
15
Oct

Damon Faught of Capital EMS to speak at Rotary Meeting

The Rotary Club of San Saba will hear from Damon Faught, RN, LP who is the Chief Operating Officer of Capital EMS this Thursday, October 16th. Capital EMS is a Texas based company that provides emergency and non-emergency ambulance transportation in Central Texas 
 
Wed
15
Oct

San Saba Grand Champions at Heart of Texas Marching Festival

On Saturday, October 11th, the San Saba Golden Armadillo Band travelled to Early for the Heart of Texas Marching Festival. The band braved cold weather and competed against 25 other bands, including 3A and 4A groups, to bring home a Division 1 rating from all judges, Outstanding Band in Class 2A, Outstanding Drum Majors Overall, Outstanding Percussion Overall and, for the first time ever, Grand Champion! The band returns to Early HS next Saturday, October 18th, for UIL Region Marching Contest, performing at 2:30p.m.
 
Wed
15
Oct

October Yard of the Month

It is a THREE-peat for The October Yard of the Month. Mario and Gloria Mendiola at 810 W. Pecan St. have been  recognized for the third time as the San Saba Garden Club Yard of the Month. Their hard work has paid off as they have been selected October 2008, May 2011, and again this month. There is no reason to wonder when you view the corner yard and adjacent lot with its splendid and eye-catching landscape
 
Wed
08
Oct

San Saba Golden Armadillo Band brings home the awards

Saturday, October 4th, the San Saba Golden Armadillo Band traveled to Tolar to march in the 1st annual Tolar Rattler Marching Festival where they competed against other bands and won six awards: Division 1, Outstanding Drum Majors 3A, Outstanding Percussion 3A, Outstanding Percussion Group of the Day, Outstanding Band of the Day, and Best in Class 3A.

 

Wed
08
Oct

Chief of Police Dwayne Shaw to speak at local Rotary Meeting

by Mike Thomas
 
San Saba Police Chief Dwayne Shaw will be the guest speaker at the San Saba Rotary Club's weekly lunch meeting this Thursday, October 9th at noon, at Pepperbelly's Restaurant. Chief of Police Dwayne Shaw was born and raised in San Saba and has worked for the San Saba Police Department since 1996 when he was hired by Chief of Police Ray Riggs.

 

Wed
08
Oct

Daughters of the Republic of Texas donated a 1836 map of the Republic of Texas

The San Saba River Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas donated a 1836 map of the Republic of Texas to San Saba Middle School in honor of Texas Heroes Day & Texian Navy Day. Pictured are Leanne Johnson, teacher and Aileen Roberts, of the San Saba River Chapter.

 

Wed
08
Oct

County Commissioners lift county-wide Burn Ban

By Alice Smith
 
A Regular Session of the San Saba County Commissioners Court was held on Tuesday, September 30th at 9:00 a.m. in the County Judge’s Chambers. 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.
 

 

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