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Wed
14
Sep

San Saba Garden Club September Yard of the Month

By Dianna Furlan
 
In the 1940s a couple fell in love, married and honeymooned in Mexico at a quaint hacienda. Upon return to San Saba, Mr. and Mrs. Shook built their family home modeled after their honeymoon destination. In 1949, a stucco style house with arches over the porch and log accents could be found at 1203 Dry St., little did they know that their San Saba Hacienda would one day be transformed into the beautiful home that is now occupied by Damian & Kassy Gomez and their children.
 
 
 
Wed
07
Sep

Keep San Saba Beautiful recognizes volunteers at luncheon

By Keep San Saba Beautiful

 

Keep San Saba Beautiful (KSSB) hosted a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on August 19 to thank local volunteers and businesses for their role in beautification, recycling, education, clean-up and leadership efforts during the past year. More than 70 people attended and were recognized for their continued dedication and support with KSSB projects and programs. The volunteers attending the luncheon represented many businesses and groups including San Saba ISD administration and staff, City of San Saba employees, San Saba Garden Club, San Saba Bird & Nature Club, and Atmos Energy to name a few.

 

 

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Wed
07
Sep

Sharon Blossman

Sharon Blossman (right) being sworn into the Office of the Justice of the Peace on Friday, September 2, 2016 by County Judge Byron Theodosis.

 

 

 

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Wed
07
Sep

Brownwood teenager drowns in Mill Pond Park

D'Avion Wasson, a 17 year old Brownwood student, lost his life after drowning in San Saba's Mill Pond Park shortly before 6:00 p.m., Sunday, September 4th. According to San Saba Police Chief, Ray Riggs, witnesses stated Wasson was attempting to swim West from the East side of Mill Pond, around the area of the pavillion, to the Sunny Beach area. Wasson went under and apparently was unable to resurface.

 

 

 

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Wed
07
Sep

Scottish Rite Freemasons to meet September 13th

The Scottish Rite Club will hold their quarterly meeting on Tuesday, September 13th at the Masonic Lodge Hall in San Saba. A meal of Mexican Food, will be provided by Bobby King and served at 6:30P.M. All members are asked to bring a complimentary covered side dish or dessert. Family and guests are invited.

 

 

 

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Wed
31
Aug

Court appoints Blossman to fill unexpired JP term

By Alice Smith
 
The San Saba County Commissioners held court on Monday, August 29th in the County Judge’s Chambers. County Judge Byron Theodosis called the Court to order at 9:00 a.m. with Commissioner Rickey Lusty absent. Commissioner Kenley Kroll gave the invocation, followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags. Dion White, M.B.A. Chief Executive Officer Center for Life Resources, gave a report on the services from 08/01/2015 through 07/31/2016 here in San Saba County.
 
Wed
31
Aug

Mourning Dove Season in San Saba County

By Macy Ledbetter, Wildlife Biologist
 
Welcome hunters to San Saba County! We are happy to see you again and glad you are here! With the kick-off of the 2016-17 hunting season now underway, let’s talk mourning dove management sprinkled with some hunting tips to help you be more successful. Texas is the number one dove hunting state in the nation and mourning dove are the most numerous and widelydistributed game bird in North America.
 
Wed
31
Aug

New bridge to be constructed on CR 236 at Richland Creek in San Saba County

Detours will be in place for the duration of approximately 5 month project for new bridge. The Texas Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to Hodges and Son Construction Company, Inc. of Omaha, TX for the construction of a new bridge on County Road 236 (Cotton Belt Rd.) at Richland Creek in San Saba County.
 
Wed
24
Aug

2016 San Saba Pecan Jam Festival September 24th

San Saba, Texas is excited to announce the 2016 San Saba Pecan Jam Festival which will be held on Saturday, September 24th. Located on the Downtown Square, Pecan Jam will be an exciting showcase of Texas Food, Beer, Wine, Arts and Crafts, Carnival Activities, Live Music, and most of all, PECANS!
 
 
Wed
24
Aug

Kaleigh Ellis named to 2A All-State Track Team

Kaleigh Ellis, a sophomore at San Saba High School and the daughter of Michael and Robin Ellis, has been named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association 2A All-State Track Team for her outstanding accomplishments this past spring. Kaleigh qualified for the State track meet in the 3200m run and the 1600m run.
 
 

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