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Wed
30
May
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Quilter's Round-Up

By Sharon Hayes

San Saba Sew-N-Sews are hosting a Quilter’s Round-up next Saturday afternoon, June 2nd, 2-4 p.m. at the Parkview Baptist Church in San Saba, Texas. We want to give an invitation to those interested in quilting, and experienced quilters to come and share one quilt at this event.

The quilts will be displayed on the pews in the sanctuary and each quilter will have an opportunity to share the story of that quilt. You will be able to see ideas and techniques that are truly unique and special. The combination of colors and quilt patterns for blocks will be a great learning time for all attending.

 

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Wed
30
May
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The Richland Springs Report

By Sue Ransom

This has been a Memorial Day to remember in more than one way. Praise God for our precious troops, and thank God that no one was seriously hurt this weekend. The weather service says it was sheer winds not a tornado. The damage throughout the area and especially in town has been extensive. In times of adversity the good folks step in and help out. That has certainly been the case here as supplies have come in from Brady, Brownwood and San Saba. I believe some came in from Rochelle as well. The response has been a blessing for all involved. Donations are coming in for those who have no insurance to pay for their repairs. Once things settle down a little bit, the information will be posted for those who require help. I hate for our little community to finally make the local news in this fashion.

Wed
23
May
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The Richland Springs Report

By Sue Ransom

I don’t know what it is about simultaneously watching a rain shower at the same time as the sun is shining, but it just makes my heart happy. It shouldn’t, because I know that means the rain that we need so desperately is going to stop. Still, watching the rain this morning with the sun making each drop sparkle was a joyous way to start the day.

Wed
23
May
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The Bend News

By Jo Price

The rain came down early Sunday morning. It was just a small amount two-tenths, but any moisture at all is more than welcome. Monday is cloudy with a promise of rain.

This is the last week of school and of course there are all sorts of things going on. The first year band students are having their first concert Monday and then the grade school will have their awards given out, which is always a big thing for the students.

 

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Wed
16
May
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The Richland Springs Report

By Sue Ransom

The final push is here, and the teachers and students are trying to get it all done. I have students in my classroom constantly working to finish their science fair projects. I don’t know what I will do next year because I will only have one classroom from which to teach. It has been convenient for all the teachers to send students with extra work to the vacant classroom. We will be getting a new teacher and that person will be using my classroom. Oh well, it was fun while it lasted. The extra teaching time will more than make up for the loss of a room.

Wed
16
May
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The Bend News

By Jo Price

The last day of school is May 24th and everyone is excited and making plans for the summer months ahead.

No rain this past week, but just maybe there will be some this next week.

Sunday was Mother’s Day and it would seem everyone had a very enjoyable day. Jack and Lanell Daniels went to Lometa to eat lunch and ran into Thomas and Sheila Smithhart, Jerome and Shirley Meischen and Louise Barefoot and her son from Lampasas.

The home of William and Jane Clark was also a busy place Sunday.

 

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Wed
09
May
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The Idle American

By Dr. Don Newbury

My Mother’s Potato Salad…

Soon after the inception of this column more than 15 years ago, I committed to sharing noteworthy recipes with readers from time to time. A dozen weeks into my writing regimen, I shared a cinnamon toast recipe.

It elicited no response- -favorable or otherwise--so I have been reluctant to make culinary suggestions--until now. I expect no drumrolls, but I do admit “chest-swelling” with the mere mention of my saintly mother’s potato salad.

 

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Wed
09
May
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Letter to the Editor

By Donna Blossman

Dear San Saba Community: It has been an honor to organize Mission San Saba for the past 14 years. God grew this mission into more than we ever dreamed. That being said, 2017 was my last year to organize Mission San Saba.

This year there is a new team in charge. Jesse and Jamie Hunt and Winston and Kristen Millican have felt Gold calling them to take over this mission. They intend to stick with the vision Mission San Saba has always had.

 

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Wed
02
May
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The Richland Springs Report

By Sue Ransom

“The wind is blowing again, the wind is blowing again”, so goes the song to suit this beautiful Sunday. I feel a little bit silly even mentioning the wind after seeing the pictures my deployed sent me of the massive towering cloud of sand that was bearing down on him and the base. He said the daylight disappeared and pitch dark descended. Apparently they have had several sandstorms lately. The last one was followed by a hailstorm. So no complaints other than the fact the last front that blew in brought my first sinus attack of the year. I am not believing that I am sick one month before school lets out. That is exciting news for all involved. Even more exciting is the fact my soldier son will be home within six weeks give or take a few days. Hoorah.

Wed
02
May
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The Idle American

By Dr. Don Newbury

A Rotten Day…

“Ya can’t fix stupid.” It’s a line tossed about daily with abandon.

In my case--and this is an admission made “frogthroated” and typed with shaky fingers--I plead guilty.

The sting is even greater when our judgment--in certain moments when efforts are squeezed to save a few bucks- -is sorely lacking, maybe totally absent. Sequentially, I “flubbed.” One would think I’d never traveled before….

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