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Local TEEA Clubs host 2015 Pecan Food Show

By Melanie Potter M.S.
Family and Consumer Sciences Agent 

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service San Saba CountyOn Friday, December 4th, if you walked through the Courthouse you would have seen all the entries for the annual Pecan Food Show, hosted by the San Saba County TEEA clubs. There were cakes and pies, cookies and brownies, breads and appetizers, and even fancy nuts ready to be judged and then sold at the bake fair.

 

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Wed
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Dec

RICHLAND SPRINGS ELEMENTARY PRESENTED “THE GIFT OF CHRISTMAS”

The PreK-6 Christmas program included caroling enjoyed by all.

 

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Wed
30
Dec

Texas A&M Forest Service issues winter outlook and fire safety tips

A wet winter may be in store, but the threat of wildfire still exists. The current El Niño conditions drop the threat of wildfire to below normal, however Texas A&M Forest Service urges caution this holiday season. “Fireworks and outdoor fires are usually associated with this time of year,” Jan Amen, fire prevention specialist said. “It’s important to be careful, because one spark can cause a devastating fire.

 

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Wed
23
Dec

2015 Regional Pecan Show results

by Neal Alexander

The Central show was held in Kerr County on December 9th, 2015. There were 147 entries, representing 14 Texas counties in the Central, Central West and Southwest districts. Dr. Larry Stein acted as judge. Despite a challenging year with regards to rainfall (both too much and too little), pecans of outstanding quality were seen in this regional competition, which we believe reflects on the educational efforts of Texas A&M Agri- Life extension agents and specialists in Texas to provide resources, expertise and training on pecan production and management.

Wed
23
Dec

County Commissioners grant tax abatement

By Alice Smith
 
The San Saba County Commissioners Court was held on Monday, December 14th, at 9:00 a.m., in the County Judge’s Chambers. County Judge Byron Theodosis called the Court to order and welcomed everyone..

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Thu
17
Dec

Coyotes Set State Record With Seventh 6-Man Championship Win

Richland Springs Wins 2015 Six Man State Championship 72-26 Over Follett - Coyote fans, coaches, cheerleaders, and players celebrate after winning their 7th state championship at Abilene.

 

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Thu
17
Dec

Keep San Saba Beautiful receives Green Bag Grant from H-E-B Central Market and Keep Texas Beautiful

Keep San Saba Beautiful members received $2,000.00 from the Lampasas HEB store from the Keep Texas Beautiful Fund on Friday, December 11th. Pictured (left to right) are members of KSSB along with HEB employees: Fern Putnam, Shayna Norris, Joanne Weik, Courtney Ramp and Brandi Rickert, Debbie Shahan, Anna Wilson, Gale Ivy, Kathleen Hawkins, Stan Weik, Gail Bruner, Tiffany Fox and William Teague, HEB employees.

 

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Thu
17
Dec

Local Extension Agent Melanie Potter honored at National Session

Melanie Potter, County Extension Agent of San Saba, Texas, was honored recently at the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences 2015 annual session, held in West Virginia. She was a part of the Multi-County Dinner Tonight! Healthy Cooking School with Karen DeZarn of Lampasas, Linda Wells of Burnet, and Jennifer Page of Llano who received the 2nd place National and 2nd Region Family Health and Wellness Award at the conference held November 2-5, 2015 in White Sulfur Springs.

 

Thu
17
Dec

Police Station Grand Opening

A Grand Opening of the City of San Saba Police Station (located behind Rylander Memorial Library) will be held Saturday, December 19th, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

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Wed
09
Dec

2015 San Saba County Pecan Show Results

by Neal Alexander

The San Saba County Pecan Show was judged at the Courthouse on Tuesday, December 1st, by Scott  Anderson. 40 entries were entered, weighed and cracked on Monday, November 30th. Ribbons were awarded to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners in each division. Rosettes were awarded to both Grand and Reserve Champions in the following 3 divisions (Commercial Division, Classic & New Division & Natives.)

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