50 Years Ago
September 14, 1961
Dedication of the new San Saba Junior High School followed by open house has been scheduled for Sunday afternoon, September 17, Supt. J.L. Akridge has announced.
F. Barton and Nelson Hargrove of Dallas will be special guests of the San Saba County Chamber of Commerce at the regular membership meeting at 7 p.m. In the Community Hall at Mill Pond Park this evening, Thursday, September 14. The guests will present their proposition for locating a garment factory in San Saba.
Electricity is now installed at Boy Scout Camp Billy Gibbons which is the year-round training camp for Boy Scouts and Explorers of this community and throughout the eight counties served by Comanche Trail Council.
At the Corral Drive-In Theatre - The Named Edge starring Gary Cooper and Deborah Kerr.
69 Years Ago
September 17, 1942
This week the Dooley Variety Store is beginning the removal of their store into new and much larger headquarters in the Dofflemyer Bldg., just east of their old location on Wallace St. Hulon McIntosh is manager of the Store.
Paul Golding has enrolled in the NYA school at Inks Dam where he is taking a radio course.
E. Guy Risien showed the News folks a sample of this Fall's pecans, the other day. His prediction is a one or two percent harvest.
Under the cotton mattress program San Saba County Home Demonstration Clubs have completed 1461 comforts, with the general direction of Miss Frances Punchard, former Home Demonstration Agent.
Student enrollment reached 719 this week in the San Saba high and grade schools. This time last year the enrollment was 827 students.
100 Year Ago
September 14, 1911
Saturday, W.B. Leverett shipped a car of onions to Quanah and T.B. Harrell shipped one to Dallas.
S.T. Taylor went to Richland Springs Monday to look after some tin work he is doing at that place.
W.N. Ellis, county clerk, is in Eden this week on business and will return Saturday.
A.J. Wuse bought sixty bales of cotton here Saturday, and in our next report we will try to find out just how many bales have been ginned at this place.
Misses Blance Davenport and Hattie Brown came home Saturday after spending several days in Dallas buying their Fall millinery from a St. Louis house. We feel sure that they will have a most complete and up to date line this season.