25 Years Ago
March 8, 1984
We'll miss you, Woody Parks, at City National Bank with your ready smile and good humor. Parks has retired after 26 years at City National. We wish him much happiness and contentment in his retirement. By Kay McKee.
Spring turkey season will begin in San Saba County April 14 and continue through April 29 with one gobbler allowed for the season.
The Central Appraisal District has scheduled over the next three weeks of The San Saba News and Star some valuable information for taxpayers. Be sure and watch for this in this weeks and future editions.
At the annual meeting of the Association in New York, Dr. E. Dean Gage assumed the responsibility of the presidency of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Gage of San Saba.
What a Hee-Haw show we had here last Saturday night! They put on a terrific show for everybody and a big crowd enjoyed a very good supper and many thanks for all those who donated and performed to make it successful for the P.T.C. - Cherokee News by Harold Johanson.
50 Years Ago
March 5, 1959
The San Saba County Chapter of the American Red Cross sponsored an hour long radio broadcast by remote control from the First Presbyterian Church here Tuesday, March 2, from 9 to 10 a.m., with Mrs. Riley Harkey, fund campaign chairman, as the MC.
Sheriff Brantley Barker stated that the prisoner who attempted suicide Saturday Feb. 21 in the county jail, is recovering satisfactorily. The prisoner, who is charged with forgery at several other places, is being held for grand jury investigation.
Grand jurors for the March term of the District Court of San Saba County include Dean Bagley, Mrs. Jim C. Clark, Eugene Conner, A.L. Franklin, Jack Fry, Mrs. P.E. Hardin, S.L. Jeffrey, W.E. Millican, C.W. Light, L.D. Coffman, Clyde N. Estep, W.T. Alston, Calvin Bush, Roy B. Ware, Preston Robinson and Joe Ellis.
Make every Sunday Mother's Day by taking the lady of the house out to dinner at SHIRES CAFE. Steak and fried chicken dinners are their specialties. They enjoy having the entire family eat with them. Make it a family practise. At popular prices, you can afford it. Tommy, Chere and Cynthia invite you!
At the Palace - Stanley Kramer presents Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier as THE DEFIANT ONES.
80 Years Ago
March 7, 1929
Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Heslep of San Angelo arrived here on the weekend and have taken over the lease of the Hotel San Saba. Mr. and Mrs. Heslep are experienced hotel keepers and will give the traveling public as well as home folks the very best accommodation possible.
O.N. Wilkins, factory representative of the Willys - Overland automobile company was here Wednesday, talking over business with his local dealer, Jack Smith Jr.
Seventeen San Saba County schools received $8,278.00 State aid. According to Supt. E.E. Pierce, there are something like thirty rural schools in this county and with only seventeen coming under the state aid requirements, there is yet lots of room for improvements.
ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS: This sum will be paid by the undersigned for the arrest and conviction of any one convicted of stealing live-stock of any kind from any of my ranches situated in San Saba or Llano counties, I.G. Yates.
Hot Batteries at Hot Prices for $6.95 exchange. One year written guarantee with every battery---Ragsdale Garage.