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Wed
14
Jan

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to offer Professional Food Manager Certification Training

by Jennifer Reeves-Page, CEA-FCS, Llano County
 
Statistics indicate that foodborne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States. Each year, 1 in 6 Americans will become sick, 128,000 will become hospitalized, and 3,000 will die due to a foodborne illness. If under the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) jurisdiction each food establishment is required to have one certified food manager on site.

 

Wed
14
Jan

San Saba ISD Board of Trustees review annual performance report

By Alice Smith, Reporter
 
The San Saba ISD Board of Trustees held a Called Meeting at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 12th in the Adminstration Office. The following Five Items of the Annual Performance Report were discussed: 1. 2013-2014 Texas Academic Performance Reports (TAPR).

 

Wed
14
Jan

Rotary Club

Rotary President Mike Thomas welcomes the newest member of the Rotary Club of San Saba into the club. Trey Brooks, Relationship Manager, with Capital Farm Credit was inducted at the club meeting Thursday, January 08. Trey will be serving on the Flag Project committee with President Elect Don Linguist. The January 15th meeting of the Rotary Club will be held at Bar D Brew House. Larry Davis, owner and brew master, will be telling the club how he got into the business and how to brew good beer.

 

Wed
14
Jan

San Saba County Commissioners handle routine business

Elected County Officials were sworn in January 5, 2015 (l - r) - Justice of the Peace Les Dawson, County Judge Byron Theodosis, County Treasurer Lois VanBeck, Commissioner Rickey Lusty, County/District Clerk Kim Wells, Commissioner Pat Pool.
By Alice Smith, Reporter
 
The San Saba County Commissioners Court was held on Monday, January 12th at 9: 00 a.m. in the County Judge’s Chambers. County Judge Byron Theodosis called the Court to order and  welcomed everyone. Commissioner Rickey Lusty gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags. The following County Official and Departmental reports were approved subject to audit: County/District Clerk; County Treasurer; County Justice of the Peace; County Sheriff and Jail. The following non-action Departmental Reports were accepted: County Extension Agents; County Trapper; and other Departments.
 
Wed
07
Jan

Dental Assistant students graduate from Lampasas County Higher Education Center

Dental Assistant students graduate from Lampasas County Higher Education Center - Students will now go on to take their Registered Dental Assistant certification exam. The next Dental Assistant training program at Lampasas  County Higher Education Center meets Mondays and Thursdays from 5:15 - 9:15 p.m.
 
Wed
07
Jan

The Mason Lions Club donated $250 to The San Saba VFD.

The Mason Lions Club donated $250 to The San Saba VFD. Capt. Junior Harrell was on hand to receive the check from Mason Lions Club President Ken Cordero. The money is a portion raised during the Mason Lions Club Gem of the Hill Country 5K/10K Fun Run and Walk held in September
 
Wed
31
Dec

National Weather Service's five most significant weather events for 2014

Weather across West Central Texas can change dramatically and is typically characterized by flash floods, drought, wildfires, hail, wind storms, winter storms and tornadoes. Below  are five of the most significant weather events for 2014 that impacted the region
 

 

Wed
31
Dec

Winners of Commercial National Bank’s Weekly $100 Christmas Cash Giveaway

Christina Higginbotham (left) pictured with Vice President and Branch Manager, Aleck Newby
 

 

Wed
24
Dec

DPS increases DWI enforcement during holidays

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for a 15- day period that includes both the Christmas and New Year holidays. From December 19 – January 2, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in highrisk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent.
 
Wed
24
Dec

59th Annual San Saba County Pecan Food Show Winners

The 59th annual San Saba County Pecan Food Show was  held December 5th at the Courthouse. There were 64 entries this year spread over the three divisions. Lynn Blankenship’s Pecan Pie Fudge was awarded the Club
division Grand Champion. Ora Beth Hicks took the Reserve Champion honors with her Banana –Cranberry-Pecan Bread  with Orange Glaze.
 

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