News

Wed
19
Mar

Council cancels City election due to lack of challengers

By Alice Smith, Reporter
 
The San Saba City Council held a Public Hearing before the Regular Session on Monday, March 10th at 6:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. Mayor Ken Jordan called the Session to order and announced a quorum with all council members present. Alderman Shawn Oliver gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags.
 
Wed
19
Mar

Two San Saba girls bring home state medals in Power-lifting

By Coach Darryl Cash
 
All season long our girls power-lifting team has been very successful, and represented our school well. This past Saturday, at the state meet in Corpus Christi, was no exception.
 
Wed
12
Mar

County Commissioners honor Flora Vasquez for forty years of service

By Alice Smith, Reporter
 
The San Saba County Commissioners Court met on Monday, March 10th 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 Action Items were approved:
 
Wed
12
Mar

San Saba Boys Power-lifting Team competes in regional meet

By Coach Darryl Cash
 
San Saba had five boys advance and compete at the regional power-lifting meet this past weekend in Whitney. Our kids compete in region 2, which consists of 65 central Texas schools, from the 2A, 1A, and 6-man classifications. Only the top ten in each weight class are invited to the regional meet, so it is quite an accomplishment for all the boys. San Saba’s five qualifiers included: Payton Johnson, Nimo Vega, Julian Coronado, Chase Turner, andJesse Franco. 
 
Wed
05
Mar

Texas Playboy Leon Rausch to headline Western Swing Night at Llano Country Opry

Country Music Association of Texas Hall of Famer Leon Rausch will headline a special tribute to Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys at the Llano Country Opry on Saturday, March 8, at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano.
 
Wed
05
Mar

San Saba Tennis Team Region V Champions

By Coach Ralph Cox
 
The San Saba Tennis Team won the Region V Team Championship by defeating Thrall 16 to 3 last Friday, February 28. The tennis team will play in the 2A & Under State Team Tennis Tournament on March 7 & 8 in the Round Rock-Leander, Georgetown area. This makes 18 years in a row that the tennis team has qualified for the State Team Tennis Tournament and the 24th year since team tennis was started in 1983.
 
Wed
05
Mar

Local home gutted by fire

By Alice Smith, Reporter
 
A house fire was reported at the home of Sylvia Juarez and her son at 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26th at 502 E. Annex, in San Saba. According to Police Chief Dwayne Shaw, the back porch was fully engulfed when members of the San Saba Volunteer Fire Department arrived. The fire spread very quickly, ravaging the interior of the home and destroying everything inside.
 
Wed
05
Mar

San Saba Girls Power-lifting team competes in regional meet

By Coach Darryl Cash
 
San Saba was well represented this past weekend, as we had five girls compete in Gatesville at the regional powerlifting meet. Our girls have competed all season for the opportunity to compete at the regional meet. Only the top ten girls in each weight class are invited to the regional meet. Our region consists of sixty five 2A, 1A and 6-man schools from all across the central Texas area.
 
Wed
26
Feb

Elsie Millican turns 100

Elsie Millican will be 100 years old on Sunday, March 2nd! Send your love and cards to 403 E. Brown St., San Saba, TX 76877
 
Wed
26
Feb

Ground breaking for new cottage at Cherokee Home for Children

Expanding its program to more effectively help at-risk and needy children and to increase the level of stability in their lives, the Board of Directors of Cherokee Home for Children is announcing a ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday, March 5th at 11:00 a.m. for their new residential cottage. It will be the home’s first new cottage in forty years and its largest residence. The new structure, which will be over 12,000 square feet, will house two groups of up to nine children per group, as well as three sets of houseparents needed to care and supervise 16 to 18 children.
 

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