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Wed
04
Dec

LCRA to ask State for emergency drought relief in 2014

The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) will ask the state for permission to cut off Highland Lakes water to most farmers in 2014 unless the combined storage of Lakes Buchanan and Travis improves significantly by March 1. Without additional rain, 2014 would be the third year in a row, and only the third time in LCRA's history, that most farmers would go without water from the Highland Lakes. 
 
Wed
27
Nov

County Commissioners discuss 50/50 grant for emergency improvements to courthouse

By Alice Smith.

The San Saba Commissioners Court was held on Monday, November 25th at 9:00 a.m. in the county judge’s chambers. County Judge Byron Theodosis called the court to order and welcomed everyone. The invocation was given by Commissioner Kenley Kroll followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags.
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Wed
27
Nov

Deputy achieves Master Peace Officer Certification

The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education or TCLEOSE has awarded Harold Yates its highest certification level of Master Peace Officer. Sheriff Steve Boyd presented the award on Friday and congratulated Deputy Yates on his achievement. TCLEOSE provides for the certification, licensing, training and program development of Texas Peace Officers. Master Peace Officer certification is the highest level that a Texas Peace Officer may achieve.
Wed
27
Nov

San Saba ISD holds regular board meeting

By Alice Smith, Reporter.

The San Saba ISD Board of Trustees held a Regular Meeting on November 11th at 4:00 p.m. in the Central Administration Office. President Kim Kirk called the meeting to order with all members present followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags. The following students were recognized for the month of November: Elementary, Landri Glover, Jaycie Everett, Jaela Nelson, Madison Shahan and Delaney Ellis; Middle School, Christina Robles; High School, Pio Argote, Kolton Ellis, Juana Macias and Stanley Butler.
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Wed
20
Nov

Chamber hosting Sip and Stroll Wine Tasting and Lighted Christmas Parade December 14th

The San Saba County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Sip and Stroll Wine Tasting Event and Lighted Christmas Parade on December 14th 2013. The sip and stroll is from 3:00p.m. until 6:00p.m. The lighted Christmas
parade begins at 6:00p.m. at 7th and Wallace Sreets. There will be six wineries participating and each will be housed in a separate downtown business. They are as follows:
 
Wed
20
Nov

Commissioners proclaim November 2013 as Dr. Craig Whiting Recognition Month

The San Saba County Commissioners Court was held on Tuesday, November 12th in the County Judge’s Chambers at the Courthouse. County Judge Byron Theodosis called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone
to the court. Commissioner Rickey Lusty gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags.
 
Wed
20
Nov

City Council presents awards and welcomes new city officer

The San Saba City Council held a Regular Session on Tuesday, November 12th at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers. Mayor Ken Jordan called the session to order and announced a quorum present with Aldermen Shawn 
Oliver and Oleta Behrens absent. Mayor Pro-Tem, Martha L. Whitten gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags. 
 
Wed
13
Nov

Richland Springs Wins District 13 Championship

RICHLAND SPRINGS WINS DISTRICT 13 CHAMPIONSHIP WITH A 69-0 VICTORY OVER BROOKESMITH - Congratulations to the players on the 12th consecutive district football championship. On to State 
 
Wed
13
Nov

Golden Armadillo Band Places 5th at State Marching Band Contest Finals

The San Saba Golden Armadillo Band (A.K.A. the “GAB”) performed at UIL State Marching Band Contest at the San Antonio Alamodome on Monday, November 4th. After the GAB performed during State Marching Band Contest
preliminaries, and after much suspense, it was announced that the GAB had advanced to UIL State Marching Band Contest Finals for the first in history!! The GAB was one of only seven bands to advance to State Finals despite
the fact that the GAB was the second smallest 1A band at state competition!
 
Wed
06
Nov

American Legion Post to meet for Veterans Day 2013

Submitted by Post Adjutant
 
The veterans of the Wiley B. Murray Post No. 27 will meet Monday, November 11th to celebrate Veterans Day as guests of San Saba ISD. Both breakfast and the program will be at the new Elementary School. Parking will be available in the front parking lot in front of the elementary school on Storey Street. The school will have individuals available to direct traffic and assist veterans.
 

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