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14
Oct

Rabid skunk picked-up inside city limits

City of San Saba Animal Control Officer, Jason Vogel, reports a skunk captured in the 2800 Block of W. Commerce, on October 6th, tested positive for rabies. While Vogel states he doesn't want to alarm anyone, he wants to make the public aware of the high number of skunks within the city limits and the risk of pets being exposed to rabies. Ninety-four skunks have been eradicated in the city limits since the first of the year.
 
Wed
14
Oct

Park Department Supervisor, Farrell Whitley

Park Department Supervisor, Farrell Whitley, the projected opening is Thursday, October 15th. The playground equipment will not only be fun for children four years through twelve years of age, but is educational and has agility features, games and lots of safety features. Working on the project are park employees: Billy Gonzales (top); Farrell Whitley (left); Jarrod Beck (right); Jake Lackey (sitting). Not pictured but helping with the project: Junior Vasquez, Junior Harrell, and Scott Glaze.
 
Wed
14
Oct

San Saba High School Band continues to excel at area Contests

Saturday, October 10th, the Golden Armadillo Band competed against numerous 1A-4A schools at the Heart of Texas Marching Festival in Early. For the second year in a row the Golden Armadillo Band received Division 1 Superior ratings from all three judges, as well as Outstanding 2A Band, Outstanding Drumline and the Outstanding Drum Majors award to Daniel Rosales and Julian Zapata. Rosales and Zapata had previously been awarded the Outstanding Drum Majors trophy at the Hill Country Marching Festival in Fredericksburg. The band next competes at the UIL Region Marching Contest in Early Saturday, October 17th.
 
Wed
14
Oct

Hamrick's Automotive 11th Annual Customer Appreciation event to be held November 7th

Make plans now to attend the highly anticipated Hamrick’s Automotive Center, Inc. & Hamrick’s Parts 4Plus 11th Annual Customer Appreciation. The event will be held Saturday, November 7th, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and will feature the Gordon Collier Band. There will be free sausage wraps, hot dogs, and drinks. Drawings will be held for Yokohama tires, a rifle, and more.
 
Wed
14
Oct

Richland Springs Elementary building to break ground on October 19

Submitted by Superintendent Don Fowler
 
The Richland Springs ISD Board of Trustees are proud to announce the groundbreaking for the new elementary school will be October 19th. The elementary school will be located where the current tennis courts are located. The approximately 14,000 sq. ft. elementary school is a wonderful addition to the campus. The building will consist of eight classrooms, PreK-6th grades. The elementary will also include an elementary science lab, and a spacious library. The library will be much larger than the current library and will be the focal point in the new elementary school.
 
Wed
07
Oct

Commissioners approve interlocal agreements with City of San Saba

By Reporter Alice Smith

The San Saba County Commissioners Court was held on Tuesday, September 29th at 9:00 a.m. in the County Judge’s Chambers. Commissioner Rickey Lusty 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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Wed
07
Oct

LAW ENFORCEMENT APPRECIATION

In appreciation for local law enforcement, a short program was held and blue balloons were released when members of the community met at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30th on the lawn of the San Saba County Courthouse. After the release of the balloons, First Baptist Church of San Saba Pastor Sam Crosby offered a prayer and Tony Guidroz read a poem entitled, When God made Police Officers

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Wed
30
Sep

St. Mary's Catholic Church raising funds for new education center

by Colleen Womack
 
The parishioners of St. Mary’s are on a mission. They are in the early stages of planning and fundraising for a new religious education center and church hall. St. Mary’s has outgrown the current facility where they hold their religious education classes.
 

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