25 Years Ago - April 25, 1985
There were a total of 91 walkers throughout the county participating in Crop Walk.
The Dale McBride Concert held at the Senior Center last Thursday and sponsored by the Heart O' Texas Savings Ass'n. was a great success. Ninety-five senior citizens from Richland Springs, Cherokee and San Saba registered for the event with from 125 to 150 attending. Golding Motors, Inc. and J. Miles Inc. furnished transportation for the seniors.
106 participants registered for the Pecan Field Day held in San Saba Thursday, April 18. The event included Weather Monitoring, Pest Management, Soil & Sight Selections, Pecan Marketing, Irrigation of Pecans, Nematodes, & Pecan Fungicides, Pecan Nutritian, Grafting and Tree Pruning & Training, Pecan Weevil & Air Sprayer Callibrations, Herbicide Sprayer Callibrations, weed control, and large tree transplanting.
The San Saba County Commissioners and City Council members will hold a special meeting in the county courtroom Monday, April 29 at 7 p.m. to discuss the future of the local Ambulance Service and the possibility of building a civic Center in San Saba.
50 Years Ago - April 21, 1960
San Saba was represented at the directors' meeting of the Texas Pecan Growers Association by O.B. Harkey, a director, along with C.E. Tisdale and Luther Rainey, in Brownwood, Thursday, April 14.
A.C. Owen, Baker Owen and their nephew, Bill Evans, an engineer, all of Dallas, expect to come here Saturday, April 23, to plot the Harmony Ridge Cemetery, according to Mrs. Paul Roberds.
W. Barney Sullivan, manager of San Saba County Chamber of Commerce, and Mrs. Sullivan attended the 42nd annual convention of the West Texas Chamber of Commerce, April 18-19 in San Angelo at the Cactus Hotel.
100 Years Ago - April 21, 1910
S.L. Smith brought a load of hogs to town from Cherokee, Thursday and says that for four pigs he received the neat sum of $43.30.
A former San Sabaite, who is now living in Oklahoma, writes to Dick Sullivan and says: "I am reading the San Saba News and from the way it reads you people down there ought to all get rich."
The county examination for teacher's certificates will be held at San Saba the first Friday and Saturday following in May. All high school pupils who expect to take the examination should notify Judge Hartley.
Tuesday a deal was closed by which W.C. Cook sold his farm and ranch, consisting of 1344 acres on Wallace Creek to Anno Behrens, Chas. Behrens and O.S. Andres for a consideration of $14 per acre. All the stock and farming implements go in the deal.