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Wed
19
Feb

County Commissioners Meet

By Alice Smith
 
The San Saba County Commissioners’ Court was held on Monday, February 10th 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. Commissioner Rickey Lusty introduced Melanie Potter, the new San Saba County Extension Agent.
 
Wed
19
Feb

Artist & Author Margie Crisp to speak at Rylander Library

by Lynn Blankenship
 
Please join the Friends of the Library on Monday, February 24th at 2:00p.m. to hear Margie Crisp, the author of River of Contrasts, the Texas Colorado, which was the winner of the Ron Tyler Award for the Best Illustrated Book on Texas History and Culture for 2012, presented by the Texas State Historical Association.
 
Wed
19
Feb

Terry Smith

Terry Smith (right), President of the Carrie Smith Memorial Fund, presented a check in the amount of $1,000.00 to Larry Smith, President of Abundant Life Ministries, San Saba, Texas for the building of a new church in San Fernando, Mexico.
 
Wed
12
Feb

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

There will be a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on February 15th, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the rear parking lot of the Killeen Civic and Conference Center, located at 3601 South W.S. Young Drive, Killeen, Texas.
 
Wed
12
Feb

City honors Gale Ivy on retirement

By Alice Smith, Reporter
 
The San Saba City Council held a Regular Session on Monday, February 10th at 6:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. Mayor Ken Jordan called the session to order and announced a quorum present with Alderman Shawn Oliver absent. Alderman Charles Peeler gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags.
 
Wed
12
Feb

Richland Springs High School casts 2014 One Act Play, Rabbit Hole

By Patsy Hall
 
Rabbit Hole is a play written by David-Lindsay Abaire. It was the recipient of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The play deals with the ways family members survive a major loss, and includes comedy as well as drama. At the age of twenty-six, the playwright was challenged by a professor to write a play about something of which he was scared. He couldn’t think of anything that scared him. It was after he had a child of his own he realized that the scariest experience on earth would be to lose that child. The realization provided the impetus for the play Rabbit Hole.
 
Wed
12
Feb

KSSB Leader Gail Bruner recognized for outstanding work

The Keep San Saba Beautiful Board recognized Gail Bruner at their February 6th meeting for her continued dedication and community service to the City of San Saba. The "one and only" Gail Bruner, the first chairman of the KSSB Commission, has served graciously since 2009, when the commission was formed, until the recent January 2014 meeting. KSSB has been blessed by her leadership and beautification service to our town!
 
Wed
05
Feb

Courthouse renovation grant application approved by Commissioners

The San Saba County Commissioners Court was held on Tuesday, January 28th at 9:00a.m. in the County Judge’s Chambers. Commissioner Rickey Lusty called the meeting to order in the absence of Judge Theodosis and
welcomed everyone. Commissioner Kenley Kroll gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags. 
 
Wed
05
Feb

San Saba ISD School Board members honored during School Board meeting

A Public Hearing of the Board of Trustees of San Saba ISD was held January 13th at 7:15 p.m. in the Central Administration Office. The agenda included the following:  1. Annual Performance Report. a. 2012-2013 Texas Academic Performance Reports. b. Campus Performance Objectives. c. Report of Violent or Criminal Incidents (no incidents reported). d. Information from THECB about Performance of Students in Post Secondary Institutions.
 
Wed
29
Jan

Colorado Bend State Park undergoing exciting changes

Submitted by Bob Davis, Bend, TX.
 
You might say that Mill Pond's loss was Colorado Bend's gain. When San Saba City workers encountered a very large limestone boulder impeding the reconstruction of Mill Pond, City and State authorities decided to make that impressive rock the entrance to Colorado Bend State Park. That rock, sporting a new logo designed by park staff, welcomes the approximately 50,000 visitors a year to the state park which, itself, is undergoing a transformation. Prior to the current drought over half of the park visitors were fishermen attracted to the annual white bass run which usually starts about this time of year.
 

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