100 Years Ago - June 2, 1910
J.W. Smith received three fine hound pups Friday from his son, Lee Smith at San Angelo.
Prof. E.L. Oliver is at Cherokee attending the summer Normal.
Frank King bought several mules and horses last Friday and Saturday as a result of the advertisement in the News the week before. He paid Pearly Gunter $650 for three mules.
Quite a crowd of San Saba people spent the day at Chadwick last Sunday. All the railroad boys, with Mr. and Mrs. Palm, some of the railroad boys from Richland Springs, and Dr. and Mrs. Sorell from San Saba, and many others whose names we failed to get. They spent the day boating in Mr. Palm's four cylinder motor.
An old fashioned free barbecue at the Fair Grounds, with plenty of free entertainment in the way of a baby show, old fiddlers' contest, baseball game, some good vocals, and an abundance of oratory from the candidates would be just like the San Saba of old. Let 'em come.
69 Years Ago - June 5, 1941
Between 300 and 400 head of cattle have been tested in the past week in San Saba county for tuberculosis without a single one showing any signs of infection, reports A.C. Pratt, county agent.
The City Commission has employed Hugh Hamrick to succeed George Skaggs as City Street Cleaner, following Skaggs' resignation the other day. Mr. Hamrick assumed his new duties last Saturday, mayor Harrell stated.
The San Saba Lion Club Tuesday voted to sponsor the purchase of a Baby Incubator for use of all doctors and the people of the county.
Ted Burnham, San Saba sheep shearing crew head, accompanied by his wife and crew, have gone to Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyo., where Ted has a contract for shearing 15,000 sheep on the famous King Bros. ranch. They will be gone several weeks.
San Saba's newest mercantile establishment, The Leader Dry Goods Store, has just been opened by Ike Shapiro, who has been associated with the Meyer Goodman Dry Goods store at Lampasas for the last 3 1/2 years. He will have as his assistant, his son, Harry Shapiro, formerly with the People's Store here.
50 Years Ago - June 2, 1960
San Saba High School tennis champions, Richard Barker, Charles Williams and Larry Bourke, have entered the annual Brown County Tennis Tournament being held this week.
Miss Kay Sullivan, 1960 State Pecan Queen, will represent San Saba County in Llano's annual Rodeo today, June 2, which opens their three-day Western Show. Miss Sullivan, daughter of Mr.. and Mrs. Douglas Sullivan, will be accompanied to Llano by W. Barney Sullivan, manager of San Saba county Chamber of Commerce.
The mass meeting called by J.R. Shaw, president of San Saba County Chamber of Commerce, and Harry Shapiro, chairman of the Industrial Team, Tuesday night, May 31, heard the plans for organizing the San Saba County Development Association.
San Saba FFA and San Saba County 4-H Club teams will compete in the invitational Wool & Mohair Judging at the Blackwell Wool & Mohair Warehouse in Kerrville, Saturday, June 4. 4-H Club members competing include Dwight Harkey, Deanie Bagley, Nancy Kidd, Gordon Hall, Jan Huffstetler, Jerry Oliver, Marion Inman, Steve Letbetter and Mike Edmondson. The FFA team includes Alan Dale Brown, Chad Oliver, Tommy Behrens and Larry Sims.
At the Corral Drive-In: "Hell Bent For Leather" starring Audie Murphy, Felicia Farr, Stephen McNally.