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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.
 
Wed
24
Dec

San Saba Elementary and Middle School students

San Saba Elementary and Middle School students participated in Academic UIL Competition on December 12th
 
Wed
17
Dec

LCRA breaks ground on new reservoir

In the midst of a historic drought in Texas, the Lower Colorado River Authority on Wednesday broke ground on the region’s first significant new water supply reservoir in decades. The off-channel reservoir in Wharton County will
reduce demands on the Highland Lakes and benefit everyone who depends on water from the lakes and lower Colorado River.
 
Wed
17
Dec

City Council reappoints members to various committees

The San Saba City Council held a Public Hearing prior to the Regular Session on Tuesday,  December 9th at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers. Mayor Ken Jordan called the session to order and announced a quorum present
with Mayor Pro-Tem Martha L. Whitten and Alderman Shawn Oliver absent. Alderman Charles Peeler gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags
 

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