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Wed
17
Aug

Chamber of Commerce

Several of the directors of the San Saba County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Momma’s Diner at 210 E Commerce San Saba, Texas on July 29, 2016.
 
Wed
10
Aug

San Saba Commissioners accept Justice of The Peace Dawson's Resignation

By Alice Smith
 
The San Saba County Commissioners Court was held Monday, August 8th, 2016 in the County Judge’s Chambers. County Commissioner Rickey Lusty called the Court to order at 9:07 a.m., welcomed everyone and gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags. The following county citizens addressed the Court: 1. Tommy Pulatie – He is protesting the recent county property tax rate increase which doubled or tripled the rate from last year for some residents. He gave information to the court for Judge Theodosis to take to state officials in Austin.
 
 
Wed
10
Aug

The completion of the repairs and upgrades to the North and South

The completion of the repairs and upgrades to the North and South entrances and stairways at the historic San Saba County Courthouse are complete after many months. The old stairs had become unsafe due to years of use and natural deterioration. The upgrades have made noticeable improvement to the appearance of the Courthouse, as well.
 
 
Wed
03
Aug

Sue Rhoades/Cherokee Grocery honored by Cherokee ISDTexas State 2016 Pecan Show results

Submitted by Neal Alexander, CEA-AG
 
The Texas State Pecan Show was held at the Texas Pecan Growers Conference in San Marcos, July 10-13, 2016. Plaques and ribbons will be mailed to respective county extension offices in a couple of weeks and will be available for pick up. We will call the winners when the awards make their way to us.
 
Wed
03
Aug

Sue Rhoades/Cherokee Grocery honored by Cherokee ISD

Cherokee Grocery, owned by Sue and the late Herman Rhoades, was honored by the Cherokee ISD Board of Trustees at their board meeting on July 11, 2016 for its outstanding support of the students and school. Sue Rhoades was recognized by the Board of Trustees, with her family in attendance. She was given a plaque in appreciation of her support.
 
Wed
03
Aug

San Saba Lodge to meet Saturday

Submitted by Lodge Secretary
 
On Saturday, August 6th San Saba Masonic Lodge No. 612 will hold its regular stated meeting. A meal of fried chicken will be provided by Past Master Gilbert N. Page at 6:30p.m. Members are asked to bring complementary covered side dish, bread, salad or dessert. Also, Masons and Masons helpers are reminded to provide their community  service reports for July.
 
Wed
27
Jul

WIX Filters and Hamrick's Automotive team up to support San Saba FFA Chapter

Did you ever save box tops when you were a kid? Companies would have a special offer if you collected and returned box tops. Many times the “prize” was of questionable value and never seemed to match up to the price paid for the product. Well WIX Filters®, a global manufacturer of filtration products, has perfected the box top return program and local FFA chapters are the winners.

 

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Wed
27
Jul

The Cherokee Home School

The Cherokee Home School group recently visited the San Saba City Police Department to show appreciation to the city police officers.

 

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Wed
27
Jul

$4.5 Million Courthouse Renovation Grant Received

Submitted by Judge Byron Theodosis 

Last Friday, July 22, 2016, the Texas Historical Commission (“THC”) announced the counties that would be receiving funding for courthouse restorations and emergency renovations. The THC had received grant requests totaling $78.8 million to fund projects totaling over $140.8 million including matching contributions. San Saba County was one of only eight counties receiving a grant from the THC. Our grant is one of only four for complete restoration.

 

Wed
20
Jul

The Lakeview School House

A grass fire scorched approximately 100 acres near the Lakeview School House on FM 2997 Saturday, July 16th. Fire units from Elm Grove, Richland Springs and San Saba responded. The fire was reported to have been started while baling hay.  

 

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