100 Years Ago
November 3, 1910
There was plenty of ice last Friday and Saturday mornings. It was the first at this early date for many years.
Saturday was teacher's day at the County Judge's office and several of them were in to check the past month's work. Among them were: Profs. Jeff Lively, Joe Bickley, Edward Newman, W.T. Vogel, S.B. Hand, Paul Brown, Lee Oliver, J.I. Oliver, and Misses Mattie Halden, Annie Beauchamp, Lelia Pool and Dela Paxton.
W.B, Leverett, one of the river valley farmers who is making a success of the irrigation problem, was in town Saturday.
The hunting season opened Tuesday and San Saba sportsmen are in the woods in most every direction this week.
T.J. Edmondson and family returned Thursday from Campbell, Missouri. The left San Saba several months ago and Tom says they have come back to stay.
D.A. Autry, J.H. Brown, W.R. Smith, W.H. Hinyard and Lon Low compose a hunting party at the Keykendall ranch this week.
50 Years Ago
November 3, 1960
All World War I veterans of San Saba county and ladies who are eligible for membership in the Auxiliary, whether a member or not, will be honored with a barbecue supper, tonight, Thursday, November 3rd at 7 p.m. in the American Legion Hall, according to Otto Harkey, adjutant of Barracks 1689.
According to Billy F. Kidd, County Agent, the hickory shuckworm has caused considerable damage to pecans during the past six weeks in San Saba county.
Fanfare reporter Irene Linn Gibson reports: Why does it bring a lump to my throat when I find that a Boy Scout has left a Liberty Bell hanging on my door, asking me to vote? I think it's because it is so wonderful to know in this day that a youngster thinks enough of his country (or scoutmaster) to go out and do a little leg work. Thank you Scouts wherever you are - I'll vote - if the Lord is willing and the creeks don't rise.
25 Years Ago
November 7, 1985
Sloan Kirk of San Saba has been appointed to the Texas Farm Bureau Resolutions Committee which consists of 41 Texas farmers and ranchers. The committee will compile state and national policy recommendations for voting delegates at the 52nd state annual meeting in Fort Worth.
EMS officers and board members elected during a meeting held Monday, November 4th are Linda Sloan, president; Debbie Williams, secretary; Ken Golding, treasurer; Kevin Keeney, vice-president; and Board members, Trouba Derrick, W.D. Carroll and Don Riggs.
Sesquicentennial bumper stickers are available at the Chamber of Commerce office at $1 each.
The State Highway and Public Transportation Commission will distribute $340,000 to San Saba County that will be used to build a new bridge and approaches to replace a one-way bridge that is frequently flooded on FM 580 at Rough Creek.
At the Corral Drive-In - Invasion U.S.A. starring Chuck Norris, Adults $3.00, children 6-12 $1.00