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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.
 
Wed
30
Sep

SSISD STARS Recognized

By Leigh Ann Glaze, Superintendent San Saba ISD
 
At the San Saba ISD September regular monthly school board meeting the principals from each campus were presented with plaques in the shape of stars to commend the campus staff and students for the number of designations they received on state accountability ratings.
 
Wed
30
Sep

San Saba Volunteer Fire Department takes ownership of new truck

This International 9600 tractor was purchased by the San Saba Volunteer Fire Department from Coastal Transport Co. of San Antonio Texas. Joe A. Morgan, President and Chief Operating Officer of Coastal Transport Co., upon learning of the great need for a tractor to pull a water trailer to rural fires, provided this fire unit at a substantial savings to the SSVFD.
 
Wed
23
Sep

Author Extravaganza at the Llano Library October 3rd

The Author Extravaganza and Fair will be an all-day free literary event set right in the heart of the Hill Country at the Llano Library in Llano, Texas on Saturday, October 3. Featuring two New York Times Best Selling Authors, six authors scheduled for speaking sessions throughout the day, two Writers’ Workshops, more than twenty area authors, and several local organizations providing food and drink sales right on site, this promises to be a wonderful celebration of authors, books, and the love of reading.

Wed
23
Sep

Elm Grove Volunteer Fire Department receives $100,000 Grant

Mitchell Lamonte, Fire Coordinator, Texas A & M Forest Service, presented a check in the amount of $100,000 toward the purchase of this brush truck, fully equipped, to the Elm Grove Volunteer Fire Department.

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Wed
23
Sep

Bishop Vasquez celebrates Confirmation with Students from St. Mary’s and St. Peter’s

by Michael Bohensky

Nine students celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation on Wednesday, September 9th with Bishop Vasquez at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The students have been preparing for the sacrament for over a year. 

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Wed
16
Sep

San Saba City Council re-adopts youth curfew and sets tax rate

By Alice Smith

The San Saba City Council held four Public Hearings before a Regular Session on Tuesday, September 8th, at 6:00 p.m. Mayor Ken Jordan called the Session to order, announced a quorum with all council members present and welcomed everyone. Alderman Shawn Oliver gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags. Mayor Jordan opened the Public Hearings.

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