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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
 
Wed
17
Dec

The San Saba Middle School

The San Saba Middle School (6-8) participated in UIL competition in San Saba on December 5th. The JH placed 2nd overall (missed first by 33 points). The students participated in many events and worked hard along with their coaches. 
 
Wed
10
Dec

Rick's Store and TBHC Delivers partner to end hunger in San Saba

Rick's Store, at 307 N. High, San Saba, and TBHC Delivers, the largest distributor of Hunt Brothers's Pizza, have partnered together along with San Saba First Baptist Church to help the hungry in San Saba this holiday season.
 

 

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
 

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