30 Years Ago
November 11, 1982
"What a Wonder I Am" is the subject of the talk to be given by Mrs. Murie Keltan of May, Texas, at the November meeting of the Fellowship of Christian Women.
According to County Extension Agent Melissa Smith, Aerobics classes will be held on Mondays and Thursdays from 5:00 - 6:00p.m. in the Community Building in Mill Pond Park starting Monday Nov. 15th.
The Olde Time Craft Shop, operated by Leigh Ann Zulauf, is now open at 304 S. High, San Saba.
Melba Harrell was recently honored as an Honorary Member of the Young Homemakers of Texas organization at the Area IV YH Convention held Sept. 25th in Stephenville.
The San Saba County Young Farmers will meet at 7:00p.m. at the Bar-B-Que Shack on Monday, Nov. 15th. Dr. George Alston, Area Extension Agronomist out of Stephenville, will give the results of the recent hay show.
50 Years Ago
November 12, 1962
Construction of the San Saba County livestock show barn is expected to begin soon, according to Albert Behrens, General Chairman.
C.W. Tisdale killed an 800 pound elk recently while on a hunting trip to Pagosa Springs, Colorado. The 11 point rack on the elk has a 36-inch spread and is 44 inches high. Others in Tisdale's hunting party were Dr. H.V. Felts, Dr. R.C. Felts and Ervin Schneider of Tribune, Kan.
Members of the local chapter of the Future Homemakers of America met recently and elected Tommy Behrens as FHA Sweetheart.
Fifteen high school girls will be competing for the title of County Pecan Queen on Nov. 20th. Girls selected as contestants are Barbara Mosby, Jan Yates, Connie Lynn Raesner, Nan Ellis, Mary Joe Ellis, Sylvia Millican, Nancy Taylor, Loy Nell Byrd, Cheri Mays, Karen Townsend, Jeannie Brown, Mary Lou Little, Nancy Gage, Kay Behrens and Brenda Maultsby.
70 Years Ago
November 12, 1942
Homer Leonard, Speaker of the House of Representatives, will be the guest speaker at the regular membership meeting of the San Saba Junior Chamber of Commerce tonight, Nov. 12th.
A poultry clinic will be held in connection with The Poultry Show, Saturday, Nov. 21st. "Calling all turkeys, calling all chickens. If you don't respond, you'll catch the dickens."
Pete Roberds from Locker, carried hogs to last Monday's sale at Goldthwaite.
Mr. and Mrs. Hulan McIntosh, managers of the Dooley Variety Store, were the first ones here to decorate their place of business for the holiday season. See their advertisement in this issue of The Star.
The Government's rationing plans have taken precedence over all other news on the Home Front the past two weeks, and as the winter weeks roll by, the consumer will feel more and more the pinch on civilian production.