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Wed
10
Dec

Members of the San Saba Golden Armadillo Band competed in ATSSB All

Members of the San Saba Golden Armadillo Band competed in ATSSB All-Region Band auditions Saturday, December 6th. Earning a spot in the Region 7 Concert Band are Katie Ingram, flute; John Watson, alto saxophone; and Daniel Rosales, trumpet.
 

 

Wed
03
Dec

Ministerial Alliance seeks donations for families in need this Christmas

As the holidays approach, we take time to give thanks for what has been given to us. But not everyone has much to be thankful for. The holidays are a difficult time for many families. The many obligations of the holidays can be a large financial strain on families at a time when utility bills are increasing and social services programs are running low on funds for the year.
 
Wed
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
 
 

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