25 Years Ago - September 19, 1985
Buddy Adams, owner of San Saba Pecan Company was recently elected Vice Chairman of the National Pecan Shellers and Processors Assn. at its annual meeting, held September 4-6 at the Somoset Resort in Rockland, Maine.
Gene Faubion and Mark Martin are proud to announce the addition of W. Owen Parks, a native of San Saba County, as a sales associate with Faubion and Martin Realty.
The San Saba County Jail was recently recertified. According to Sheriff Bill Williams, several requested improvements were made prior to inspection including installation of several light fixtures and air conditioning units. Metal tables to be used as desks by prisoners were also place in the jail.
San Saba County Commissioners have designated Saturday, Sept. 21 as Lee McHorse Day in recognition of his accomplishments of an Eagle Scout.
San Saba Count Judge Thomas Bowden announced last week that he is seriously considering becoming a candidate for Commission of Agriculture.
69 Years Ago - September 23, 1941
J.R. Alexander's Sinclair Service Station, West Wallce Street, had a close call from a serious fire and explosion last Monday evening about 8 o'clock and Lewis Nix, attendant, barely missed a tragic death by burning.
Paul Parks is sowing oats for Winston Millican this week down on his ranch.
Jym Sloan's large barn was destroyed by fire with all contents.
President Bernie Hart, Hudson Kelly, Jim Baker Jr., Bud Everett, Roger Van Cleave, Jack Sullivan, H.O. Timins and Secy. P.E. Hardin of the San Saba Junior Chamber of Commerce journeyed to Waco last Saturday to attend the sessions of the Regions 4 Jaycee meeting at the Raleigh Hotel.
J.C. Lewis, son of Mrs. Jess Lewis, has gone to enter Sul Ross College, Alpine, Texas. He has been employed with the Palace Theatre during his high school days.
Mrs. Benton Miller is employed in the office of Count Agent, A.C. Pratt.
100 Years Ago - September 22, 1910
Wilbahn Martin left Monday to enter the West Texas Military Academy at San Antonio.
It was a huge chicken roast on the river near Double Ford one night last week. The jovial and affable Dick Ellis was master of ceremonies, which fact of itself guarantees a great time on such occasions.
Mr. J.H. Huffstetler requests the News to announce that the Pecan Grove school will open on the first Monday in October with Lee Oliver teacher.
Miss Agnes Miller will teach the Wells school this winter.
Judge Hartley has appointed Ike Sullivan night watchman to protect the county records pending the construction of the new courthouse.
Will sell 6 or 8 broke mules from 2 to 4 years old. Will sell reasonable for cash or part cash and balance good notes. O.M. Walters.
San Saba has a Chamber of Commerce and a Young Men's Business Club, both of which will soon get busy.