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Wed
20
Jul

The Lakeview School House

A grass fire scorched approximately 100 acres near the Lakeview School House on FM 2997 Saturday, July 16th. Fire units from Elm Grove, Richland Springs and San Saba responded. The fire was reported to have been started while baling hay.  

 

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Wed
20
Jul

Outstanding Recycling Award presented to City of San Saba

By Alice Smith

Mayor Kenneth Jordan called the Regular Session of the San Saba City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12th, announcing a quorum present with Alderman Shawn Oliver absent. Alderman Robert Whitten gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags. Public Comments were made by the following City residents: 1. Sylvia Juarez – voiced her concern for the City's priorities in spending; City streets are in need of major repairs/paving; the recent property valuation was questionable and presented a petition containing around 400 signatures objecting to the huge increase in taxes. 

 

Wed
13
Jul

$100,000 Grant provides Richland Springs VFD new fire truck

Richland Springs Volunteer Fire Department now has a new brush truck thanks to a $100,000 grant through Texas A&M Forest Service's Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program. "This type of engine will help Richland Springs increase their defense against wild fires in their community and surrounding rural areas," Texas A&M Forest Service Resource Specialist Bo Adler said.
 
Wed
13
Jul

San Saba Garden Club July Yard of the Month

Submitted by Dianna Furlan, Chair Yard of the Month San Saba Garden Club
 
May Gonzales and Barbara McAllister of Aunt M’s Illustrated Inn have been recognized as July yard of the month by the San Saba Garden Club Committee. May, who is from Austin, purchased the house at 203 W. Commerce in September 2015. Her mother Barbara came here from Cypress, Texas in the Houston area. However both are native Texans with ancestors from the Bastrop area who were part of Steven F. Austin’s original colony.
 
Wed
13
Jul

Commissioners implement Countywide Burn Ban effective July 11th

By Alice Smith
 
The San Saba County Commissioners Court was held Monday, July 11th in the County Judge’s Chambers. County Judge Byron Theodosis called the court to order at 9:00 a.m. and welcomed everyone. Commissioner Kenley Kroll gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags. Sandra McCrary, Body by Design, distributed information to implement a Weight Management/Wellness Program for County employees to promote the importance of health in the workplace.
 
Wed
06
Jul

San Saba County Commissioners hold scheduled meeting

By Alice Smith
 
The San Saba County Commissioners Court held a Public Hearing before their regular Court on Monday, June 27th in the County Judge’s Chambers. Commissioner Rickey Lusty called the Court to order at 8:45 a.m. and welcomed everyone. Commissioner Kenley Kroll gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags.
 
Wed
06
Jul

Independence Day

A large crowd enjoyed the Independence Day festivities and fireworks at Mill Pond Park on July 4th.
 
Wed
06
Jul

Members of SSHS Cheer

Two members of SSHS Cheer were named to the 2016-17 UCA All-American Team. UCA All-Americans are invited to London to participate in the Varsity Spirit Cheer Tour. Senior Raley Kirk and Sophomore Brenna Chambers competed at camp and were given the honor for the second time as SSHS cheerleaders.
 
Wed
29
Jun

San Saba City Council approves zoning variance

Sabrina Maultsby (center) accepts the Supervisor of the Quarter Award from City Manager, Stan Weik (left) and Alderman, Charles Peeler (right).

 

Wed
29
Jun

San Saba County Gun Club has a winner

The San Saba County Gun Club has concluded their first raffle and awarded the winner George Hill, a local Richland Springs resident, with a new 22 caliber Henry Lever Action rifle.
 

 

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