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26
Mar

Richland Springs High School One Act Play advances

Richland Springs High School participated in the Zone One Act Play Contest at Brownwood High School on March 19, 2014. Other schools participating were these: Menard, Eden, Lohn, and Rochelle. Richland Springs received
the first place honors with their show, Rabbit Hole.  
 
Wed
19
Mar

Cherokee Home for Children holds ground breaking for new cottage

Cherokee Home for Children, located between San Saba and Llano broke ground for a new $1million plus children’s cottage as part of their “Stability First” program. Turning the first shovels of dirt on site are 37 year employee, Nettie Jean Randolph; Board President Bill Belich of Brownwood; two of the children from Cherokee Home, and Executive Director, Delton McGuire. Cherokee Home for Children has been caring for Central Texas children in need since 1958, and is currently home to 28 children. This new cottage is the first new cottage construction in 40 years. Cherokee Home cares for children ages 2-18 and is funded by gifts from Churches of Christ and individuals. Children in need can be placed by parents, guardians, or through state agencies.
 
Wed
19
Mar

Baylor Scott & White San Saba Clinic wins Trophy

February 25th, local Baylor S&W Clinic-San Saba received the trophy for “Hill Country Region Clinics Award For Best Overall Patient Satisfaction Scores.” Bramer Owens, VP Clinic Operations for Baylor S&W presented the award.
 
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.
 

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