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15
Jun

Local student qualifies to compete at world's largest Jr. High Rodeo

Saige Sealy, an 8th-grade student at San Saba Middle School has earned a position on the Texas state/provisional National Junior High rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Lebanon, Tennessee, June 19-25 to compete at the 12th annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR) in the Breakaway Roping and Pole Bending competitions.

 

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Wed
15
Jun

San Saba Food Challenge Team competes at State 4-H Roundup

By Melanie Potter, M.S. 
Family and Consumer Sciences Agent 
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service San Saba County 
 
Our local Food Challenge team was cooking up a storm again. On June 8th they competed against eleven other teams in the Fruit and Vegetable category for the State 4-H Roundup Food Challenge competition. With the four categories of Healthy Snack, Main Dish, Fruits and Vegetables, and Breads and Grains our local team of Alexis Saldivar, Samantha Everett, Sierra Lewis, and Haley Cobb were just one of forty-eight teams in the competition.

 

Wed
15
Jun

San Saba Garden Club June Yard of the Month

It has finally dried out enough for yards to be mowed and made tidy, flower beds to be weeded, and planters to be potted full of lovely blooming flowers. The June 2016 Yard of the Month is awarded to Chuck and Nancy Van Etten.

 

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Wed
15
Jun

Fall Master Gardener classes planned

The Texas Department of Transportation will conduct a public meeting for the purpose of soliciting public comment on the proposed improvements to Farm to Market Road 45 in San Saba County, from the Mills County line to the north city limits of Richland Springs. The meeting will be held at the Richland Springs Independent School District cafetorium, 700 W. Coyote Trail, Richland Springs, Texas 76871 on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. The meeting will be an open house format from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., with a brief formal presentation beginning at 5:45 p.m.

 

Wed
08
Jun

Emergency personnel respond to swift water rescue call

Submitted by San Saba County Sheriff's Office
 
On June 2, 2016 at approximately 12:45 p.m. the San Saba Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about a car that was swept down a low water crossing. The passenger was able to get out of the vehicle to shore, but the driver was unable to make it to shore and was hanging on to a small tree in the water.
 
Wed
08
Jun

San Saba High School Students Honored with Local and University Scholarships

Submitted by Leigh Ann Glaze, Superintendent, San Saba ISD
 
Friday, May 27 at a beautiful graduation ceremony hosted at the First Baptist Church, San Saba High School graduates were recognized for their hard work and pursuit of post-secondary training with a variety of wonderful scholarships. The San Saba community is so very generous in their monetary recognition of these students who have worked so very hard, and who will go on to represent this community with excellence and success in their college and training program.
 
Wed
08
Jun

San Saba Golden Armadillo Band attends UIL State Solo & Ensemble Competition

Members of the Golden Armadillo Band competed at the UIL State Solo & Ensemble Contest on Monday, May 30. Sixteen members of the Golden Armadillo band competed Monday along with over 16,000 students from across Texas.
 
Wed
01
Jun

2016 San Saba Rodeo and Parade Rescheduled for July 22nd & 23rd

Due to the abundance of rain and the prediction of more, the 78th Annual Parade and Rodeo has been postponed to July 22nd and 23rd. More details to come.
 
 
Wed
01
Jun

Mike Kearby to speak at museum event

By Lynn Blankenship
 
Mike Kearby, Award Winning Western Novelist, will be the speaker at the Annual Museum Membership Meeting which will be held this Sunday, June 5th at The Father’s House Fellowship Hall, 704 E. Commerce St. beginning at 2:00p.m. Mike’s program is entitled "Spanish Horses in the New World and Their Impact on Amerindian Culture."
 
 
Wed
01
Jun

San Saba ISD 2015-2016 State Qualifiers

Accounting Team: Lexie Hayes, Micah Cox, McKenzie McBee, Holt Oliver (compete @ state 5/24)
 
 

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