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03
Dec

Plans underway for “The Treasure of San Saba” to be filmed in San Saba County

Plans are underway for a fictional movie, with a bit of historical legend intertwined, to be filmed in San Saba County. Filmmaker Robert Yarnall (Chip) Richie, Jr. is planning the project and is a producer and director with
Richie Productions, LLC of Dallas. Richie Productions was founded in 1939 by his father, Robert Yarnall Richie
 
Wed
03
Dec

San Saba County Historical Commission's 2014 Christmas Ornament

The San Saba County Historical Commission is proud to present their 10th Christmas ornament. This year the ornament depicts beautiful Mill Pond Park. The ornament is  now available at the Rylander Memorial Library, G&R Grocery and Josephina’s at J.C. Campbell & Co Mercantile.  You can also contact Lynn Blankenship at: 325-372-8807 or jerlyn@centex.net
 
Wed
03
Dec

The San Saba Pecan Show

The San Saba Pecan Show, the oldest pecan show in the state, was held Tuesday, December 2, 2014 with 61 entries. Pictured at  ight are Mebbie & Leon Eckhoff who had seven entries in this year’s  show. Winners will be
published in next week’s edition
 
Wed
26
Nov

Colorado Bend State Park staff completes fire training

Four staff members of Colorado Bend State Park recently completed their Annual Wildland Fire Fighter Refresher training. This training includes a timed 45 minute 3 mile hike with a 45lb pack. The firefighters also had to be able
to deploy a fire shelter within 20 seconds.
 
Wed
26
Nov

Angels Unaware 2014

Our community asks you to help make Christmas a little better for some children in need by supporting the 2014 Angels Unaware program sponsored by the San Saba County Child Welfare Board (CWB). Shortly after  Thanksgiving, the members will place a Christmas tree in the atrium of the Arrowhead Bank building in San Saba decorated with little paper Christmas ornaments. 
 
Wed
26
Nov

City employees worked on decorating downtown San Saba

City employees worked on decorating downtown San Saba Monday, Nov. 24th for the Christmas Season. On ladders, left to right, are Jake Lackey and Johnny Saldivar 
 
Wed
19
Nov

Richland Springs ISD Board Meeting

The Richland Springs Independent School District (RSISD) school board met at 6:00 p.m. November 13, 2014 in the Cafetorium board room on the RSISD campus. Board members Kay McKee, Tana Lusty, Sally Gossett, Rennie
Mann, Ann Reyes and Steven Tharp were in attendance, as well as Superintendent Don Fowler and Assistant Principal Rhonda Wyatt. Sally Gossett opened the meeting in prayer.
 
 
Wed
19
Nov

City Council takes no action on zoning request

The San Saba City Council held a Regular Session on Monday, November 10th at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers. Mayor Kenneth Jordan called the session to order, announced a quorum present with Alderman Charles Peeler absent, and gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags. First on the agenda was to receive comments at an Open Public Hearing regarding the following two items
 
 
Wed
19
Nov

Members of two local museums meet to share ideas

Board members of the Falls on the Colorado Museum in Marble Falls visited the San Saba County Historical Museum on Monday, November  3rd. They came to learn more about San Saba’s Traveling Trunk program which was created by our museum in partnership with the Rylander Memorial Library and the Tocker Foundation. In September, San Saba ladies had visited and garnered ideas and local history from the Falls on the Colorado Museum
which is housed in the historic Granite School built in 1891. 
 
 
Wed
12
Nov

Congressman Mike Conaway visits Lowe’s in San Saba

Congressman Mike Conaway visited Lowe’s Market store in San Saba on October 29th. Congressman Conaway stated, "Store manager Clay Bush has a great team. I appreciated them taking the time to meet with me
 

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