25 Years Ago - January 10, 1985
Melvin Williams, present owner of the Emergency Service Company in San Saba agreed to continue operation of the service for at least ninety days by which time San Saba County Commissioners and City Council members hope they will come up with a feasible solution to the problem.
The San Saba County Jail facility will soon be the home of the San Saba County Sheriff's office. The move from the County Court House will be carried out on January 18-19. David Williams, newly elected County Attorney, will have an office in the courthouse presently occupied by George Amthor III, County Surveyor, who will move to the Sheriff's Office when vacated.
San Saba Cap Company which has 56 employees and has been located in its entirety at 601 E. Wallace Street since beginning production approximately three years ago, has purchased the building located at 612 E. Wallace, formerly occupied by Everett's Furniture.
At the Corral Drive-In-Missing In Action starring Chuck Norris.
69 Years Ago - January 23, 1941
As we go to press we learn that the Board of Directors of the San Saba Jaycees have just agreed to sponsor the purchase of a 19 acre tract of land from T.A. Murray at the NW edge of town on the China Creek road for rodeo, soft and hard ball grounds, calf and horse show, Old Settlers' Reunion grounds. The purchase price is to be approximately $2500.
T.J. Cummings reports slaughtering five hogs Monday that dressed out a total of 2,000 pounds. The largest of the hogs, which weighed 600 pounds dressed, belonged to Mrs. Mahala Taylor. The smallest of the hogs dressed 350 lbs.
The work of clearing the lot and moving present buildings on the site of the proposed new Cold Storage and locker Plant for the San Saba Light & Ice Co. soon to be erected on West Wallace St. by F.B. Hall and associates, was underway this week.
100 Years Ago - January 20, 1910
W. J. Crouch, the versatile editor of the Eye-Witness, was in the county capitol Friday.
Richland Springs is to have a new and up-to-date school building. The News congratulates that town on the progressive public spirited disposition of the people there.
Last Saturday was a busy day for tax-collector Hugh Miller. As usual the nearer the close of the time for paying taxes, the people crowded in. The receipts Saturday were in the neighborhood of $2,000, a good days run.
Dr. G.P. Holman has John Abbott building an elegant new yard fence around his magnificent home in the north part of town.
W. A. Ashley, one of Cherokee's successful stockmen, was in San Saba Saturday. He was looking at some cattle.