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Wed
28
Oct

Ministerial Alliance appeals for funds

by Brother Sam Crosby
 
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the San Saba County Ministerial Alliance is appealing for donations to help fund the annual Christmas voucher program. Each year over one hundred vouchers are distributed to San Saba County families who receive food from the Capital Area Food Bank.
 
Wed
28
Oct

County Chamber of Commerce

San Saba County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Madeleine & Me on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Offering a wide variety of treasures to fill your shopping needs, Madeleine & Me is all decked out for the Christmas season.
 
Wed
21
Oct

Region K excludes dam from water plan

by Texans for Open Waterways

On Wednesday, October 14, the Region K Water Planning Group met in Austin to make final decisions about which projects to include in the 2016 Regional Water Plan. In addition to other decisions, the Group voted to remove the proposed in-channel dam from the list of recommended projects. 

Wed
21
Oct

RICHLAND SPRINGS ISD OFFICIALLY BREAKS GROUND ON NEW ELEMENTARY BUILDING

RICHLAND SPRINGS ISD OFFICIALLY BREAKS GROUND ON NEW ELEMENTARY BUILDING - (L-R) R. Mann, K. McKee, J. Lewis, S. Gossett, C. Martin, R. Wyatt & D. Fowler shovel first dirt.. 

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Wed
21
Oct

Come enjoy the fun at the San Saba Rotary Club's event of the year

by Deryl Hoyt

DAY 2 NIGHT is what we are naming this event! The beginning of the golf match will be played on the Back Nine holes, teeing off at 2:30 p.m. There will be several contests to see who is the best putter, chipper and most accurate at hitting a pumpkin target. 

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Wed
21
Oct

October Yard of the Month

by Dianna Furlan, Chair Yard of the Month San Saba Garden Club

Mother Nature continues to keep us wanting for cooler weather. Since autumn is officially upon us, trees and bushes are putting on their fall foliage; homeowners are putting in their fall vegetable gardens, and putting out their fall and autumn décor. It is obvious that autumn is a favorite time of year with all the pumpkins, chrysanthemums and scarecrow decorations seen all around town. 

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Wed
14
Oct

Rabid skunk picked-up inside city limits

City of San Saba Animal Control Officer, Jason Vogel, reports a skunk captured in the 2800 Block of W. Commerce, on October 6th, tested positive for rabies. While Vogel states he doesn't want to alarm anyone, he wants to make the public aware of the high number of skunks within the city limits and the risk of pets being exposed to rabies. Ninety-four skunks have been eradicated in the city limits since the first of the year.
 
Wed
14
Oct

Park Department Supervisor, Farrell Whitley

Park Department Supervisor, Farrell Whitley, the projected opening is Thursday, October 15th. The playground equipment will not only be fun for children four years through twelve years of age, but is educational and has agility features, games and lots of safety features. Working on the project are park employees: Billy Gonzales (top); Farrell Whitley (left); Jarrod Beck (right); Jake Lackey (sitting). Not pictured but helping with the project: Junior Vasquez, Junior Harrell, and Scott Glaze.
 
Wed
14
Oct

San Saba High School Band continues to excel at area Contests

Saturday, October 10th, the Golden Armadillo Band competed against numerous 1A-4A schools at the Heart of Texas Marching Festival in Early. For the second year in a row the Golden Armadillo Band received Division 1 Superior ratings from all three judges, as well as Outstanding 2A Band, Outstanding Drumline and the Outstanding Drum Majors award to Daniel Rosales and Julian Zapata. Rosales and Zapata had previously been awarded the Outstanding Drum Majors trophy at the Hill Country Marching Festival in Fredericksburg. The band next competes at the UIL Region Marching Contest in Early Saturday, October 17th.
 
Wed
14
Oct

Hamrick's Automotive 11th Annual Customer Appreciation event to be held November 7th

Make plans now to attend the highly anticipated Hamrick’s Automotive Center, Inc. & Hamrick’s Parts 4Plus 11th Annual Customer Appreciation. The event will be held Saturday, November 7th, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and will feature the Gordon Collier Band. There will be free sausage wraps, hot dogs, and drinks. Drawings will be held for Yokohama tires, a rifle, and more.
 

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