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01
Jul

Rabid skunk found inside city limits

By Jason Vogel
 
City Animal Control Officer On Tuesday, June 23, San Saba City Animal Control Officer Jason Vogel found a skunk at 502 N. Anita St. in San Saba. After the skunk was observed acting sickly and showing signs of rabies, it was put down and sent off for testing.
 
Wed
01
Jul

San Saba Lodge installs officers

On Saturday, June 27th San Saba Masonic Lodge No. 612 hosted the Installation of Officers for the 70th Masonic District. A total of 59 people were present for the evening meal.
 
Wed
01
Jul

2015 Kids’ Summer Nature Kamp debuts in San Saba

Twenty-five energetic children ranging in age from 7 to 11 attended San Saba’s first annual Kids’ Nature Kamp, June 2nd through 4th, held in the beautiful San Saba City Parks areas. Kampers from as far away as Austin enjoyed numerous outdoor learning activities in Mill Pond Park, the San Saba Nature Park, and the San Saba Community Gardens on Storey Street.
 
Wed
24
Jun

SSISD School Board Members take office

By Leigh Ann Glaze
 
Tuesday, June 16 was the regular monthly meeting of the San Saba ISD School Board of Trustees. Along with routine monthly business, the trustees welcomed newly elected trustees and elected officers. Sworn in to office by Superintendent’s Secretary, Jackie Dyer were Tim Sebastian, Stuart Isham, and incumbent Michael Deans.
 
Wed
24
Jun

Capital Farm Credit announces 2015 (Hill Country Regional) scholarship program

The Hill Country Region offices of Capital Farm Credit (CFC) awarded ten $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing a degree in an agricultural or natural resources related field of study from the following counties: Blanco, Burnet, Coleman, Gillespie, Kimble, Lampasas, Llano, Mason, Menard, McCulloch. Mills, San Saba.
 
Wed
24
Jun

Dofflemyer Hotel Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Dofflemyer Hotel Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting - Several of the directors of the San Saba County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the Dofflemyer Hotel during their Grand Opening, Thursday evening, June 4, 2015. Shown (left to right): Hughes Abell, Clay Nettleship, Dora Miller, Fern Putnam, T.Noel Wood, Jr., Marcia Dyer, Cynthia Weatherby and Jenifer Osbourn. Submitted by Fern Putnam, Executive Director San Saba County Chamber of Commerce.
 
Wed
17
Jun

City Golf Course Employees

City Golf Course Employees were named as the Employees of the Month. Pictured above (l-r): Chuck Jennings, Golf Pro; Jerry Turner; Billy Sutton; Chris Stewart; Alderman, Chad Oliver; Spencer Carlisle
 
Wed
17
Jun

Garden Club June Yard of the Month

As I was researching the historical aspect of Mill Pond Park, it was noted that a Mr. Clarence “Red” Roy contributed to the construction of the swimming pool at Mill Pond Park in the 1950’s. It was during this time that Doug Sullivan serving as Chairman of the City Park Commission was instrumental in revitalizing the Mill Pond Park. Of course as we know, in 1947 twowomen watering flowers in the park found men in the process of destroying the Old Mill House on Mill Creek that housed the grist mill from the mid-1850s.
 
Wed
17
Jun

Lady Dillos named to TAGC All-State Team

Two Lady Dillo golfers were named to the Texas Association of Golf Coaches All- State Team. Senior, Megan Jennings was named Second Team All-State and Junior, Hollee Ragsdale was named Honorable Mention All-State.
 
Wed
10
Jun

San Saba County Chamber of Commerce announces 2015 scholarship recipient

by Fern Putnam
 
The young Business Entrepreneur Scholarship for 2015 goes to Leigh Riggs, a 2015 graduate of San Saba High School. She is a resident of San Saba and has been accepted at Central Texas College. Leigh wrote on her application, “I have always desired to achieve, and I have continued to achieve throughout my school years.
 

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