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Wed
09
Sep

Three San Saba Post Office employees look at retirement

By Alice Smith
 
Three San Saba Post Office employees are looking at retirement. On August 28th, Postmaster Stephan Dansby retired. City Letter Carrier Randal Hawkins retired September 3rd, with 33 and a half years. City Letter Carrier Tim Gates will retire the end of September with almost 30 years.
 

 

Wed
09
Sep

The queen size quilt completed

Maurine Johnson and Carolyn Perry are pictured above with the queen size quilt completed by Aileen Roberts, Kay Savage, Carolyn Perry, Sandy Kuykendall, Maurine Johnson, Candace Henderson, Sue Broyles, and Geneva Brawn; quilted by Jeannette Houston. The quilt will be raffled off at the Cherokee VFD Fish Fry on Saturday, September 12th, at 6:00 p.m.
 

 

Wed
09
Sep

Annual San Saba Band Booster Homecoming fundraiser

The annual San Saba Band Booster Homecoming fundraiser will be held Homecoming evening, September 18, 2015. Serving will begin at 4:30 p.m.until 7:00 p.m. at the Methodist Church.
 

 

Wed
09
Sep

Bridge replacement project requires detour

Bridge construction will require local traffic to detour via US 190 and FM 2732. TxDOT contractors began a bridge replacement project on San Saba County Road 340 on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Construction of the new bridge crossing Dry Creek will require the closure of CR 340 just south of US 190 for approximately three months.
 

 

Wed
02
Sep

Scottish Rite Freemasons to meet Tuesday, September 8th

The Scottish Rite Club will hold their quarterly meeting on Tuesday, September 8th at the Masonic Lodge Hall in San Saba. A meal of Lasagna will be provided by Douglas Merritt and served at 6:30P.M. All members are asked to bring a complimentary covered side dish or dessert as a large crowd is expected forthe program. Family and guests are invited. Scottish Rite Masons are reminded to wear their hats and regalia for the evening.
 
Wed
02
Sep

U.S. Representative Conaway to speak at Rotary's monthly meeting

US Representative Mike Conaway will present the program for the Rotary Club of San Saba’s meeting this Thursday, September 3rd. The meeting will be at Pepperbelly’s Restaurant at noon. The public is encouraged to attend the meeting. 
 
Wed
02
Sep

San Saba High School Academic Booster Club presents sign to principal

Members of San Saba High School’s Academic Booster Club, Celia Bell, Angela Johnson, Shelia Meador and Kim Kirk recently presented a sign to principal, Dr. Scott Snyder. The sign is in recognition of the businesses which donated $50.00 or more to the ABC’s fundraiser entitled, “We’re in the Business of Academic Excellence.”
 
Wed
26
Aug

Grass fire ravages portion of County

A grass fire swept through a large area of the south west portion of San Saba County over the weekend. The fire began Saturday afternoon, on the Frosty Miller Ranch, and spread to the Haverlah and Deep Creek Ranches as well as other surrounding ranches.
 

 

Wed
26
Aug

Seaquist House in Mason schedules regular tours

If you missed the Seaquist House Foundation’s first “official” tour since purchasing the house held on July 11th during Roundup, we now have a schedule of regularly scheduled tours. They will be held the first Saturdays of the month on September 5, October 3, November 7 and December 5. The tours will run from 10:00 a.m. through 4:00 Seaquist House in Mason schedules regular tours p.m. and will include the three main stories plus the basement and grounds. Fees for the tour are $15/adults; $5/children 6-12; and Free for children 5 and under.
 
Wed
26
Aug

Traveling with a horse, a mule and dogs telling of Mohawk Indian heritage

Every now and then we have vis i tors going through San Saba with a purpose and a destination. On Monday, August 24th I met Bryan Brant, a long with his horse , Abbey Road; mule, Sgt. Major Jack Houdini; Australian Shepard, Moma Pepper and her pups Border Aussies, Blue and Brownie (their father is a Border Collie).
 

 

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