Community

Wed
19
Apr

Grand prize winners of the Impact 2000Plus Community Easter Egg Hunt

By Marian Deans

Girl’s tricycle winner - Ruby McBee

 

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Wed
19
Apr

Garza’s celebrate 45 years of marriage

Lewis and Susie Garza
April 22, 1972 - April 22, 2017
45 Years!

We celebrate you for an incredible 45 years of marriage over 16,425 days together, with 3 loving children and 6 wonderful grandchildren! You have enough happy memories to last a lifetime. There have been many lives influenced by you both along the way, most you will never know about!

 

 

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Wed
12
Apr

Idaho couple to discuss their book on locally born rancher

By Lynn Blankenship

Ranchers, turned authors, Chet and Kim Brackett will speak at the Rylander Memorial Library on Monday, April 17th beginning at 2:00p.m.

Their book, The Chronicles of Tap is the true story of the life of a cowboy, Tap Duncan, born in Richland Springs, Texas in 1869. The story follows him to Idaho, where he got in to the cattle business and then to his Diamond Bar Ranch in northern Arizona where he was a respected and legendary rancher. (Here in San Saba County he might be better known as brother to Dick Duncan and cousin of Black Jack and Sam Ketchum).

 

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Wed
12
Apr

Colony Memorial Cemetery Association's 47th Homecoming and Annual Meeting on April 29th

The Colony Memorial Cemetery Association meeting will be April 29th. It will be at the Colony Church and Cemetery. Bring your favorite dish for the lunch at noon. Come early and visit.

Minutes of the 46th annual meeting on May 28, 2016:

Bob Millican called the meeting to order at noon. Approximately 29 adult members and five children were present.

 

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Wed
05
Apr

San Saba receives prestigious State Environmental Award

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) has recognized San Saba as one of 10 winners of the 2017 governor's Community Achievement Awards (GCAA) for their outstanding overall efforts to keep their community beautiful. The award is one of the most coveted annual environmental and community improvement honors in Texas.

Communities all across the state submitted rigorous written applications documenting their efforts in supporting the mission of KTB, "to educate and engage Texans to take responsibility for improving their community environment." Judges chose winners based on their achievements in seven areas: community leadership, public awareness, education, beautification and community improvement, litter prevention and cleanups, solid waste management and litter law and illegal dumping enforcement.

Wed
05
Apr

LCRA employees take on community projects during annual day of service

"Steps Forward Day" projects include sprucing up San Saba River Nature Park entrance and Senior Center community garden

Hundreds of Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA)employees worked on dozens of community projects from the Hill Country to the Texas Gulf Coast during LCRA's third annual "Steps Forward Day" on March 31st.

In San Saba, LCRA volunteers:

• Cleaned community garden beds by weeding, spreading mulch and planting new vegetation, near the Senior Center; and

• Cleared brush near the entrance of the San Saba River Nature Park.

 

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Wed
29
Mar

San Saba County Museum to open this Saturday, April 1st

By Lynn Blankenship

Saturday, April 1st is opening day of the 2017 season at the San Saba County Historical Museum. It will be open every Saturday and Sunday afternoon from 1:30 until 4:00 through October. Tours will also available by appointment from our website: www.sansabamuseum.org or by calling Lynn @ 325- 372-8807. Admission is FREE although donations are always welcome. Come see our new and/or expanded exhibits. There is always something new at the San Saba County Historical Museum!

 

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Wed
29
Mar

TEEA Clubs shine at District Cultural Arts Competition

By: Melanie Potter, M.S.

At the annual Texas Extension Education Association (TEEA) spring meeting and retreat this year our local participants were once again demonstrating the talents and abilities here in San Saba County. We had eleven entries into the various categories in the competition. Participants included the Bend club ladies with a colorful quilt, Orabeth Hicks with a wood and stone cross in the Home Décor category, Lewvon Hicks with a seashell décor in the Recycled category, Fran Hulgan with a counted cross-stich bread cloth in the Handstichery category and placing third with her fall holiday napkins in the Holiday Décor category, Faye Currie placed third with an oil painting in the Painting and Drawing Category, Barbara Gorter Bell placed second with a quilt in the Quilts smaller than 50x70 category, and Betty Wilson placed second with a quilt in the Quilts larger then 50x70 category.

 

Wed
22
Mar

Ralph and Carla Cox

On March 24, 2017 Ralph (Coach Cox) and Carla Cox will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Married at the First Baptist Church in in Wolfforth Texas in 1967, their journey has taken them from Lubbock, to Colorado for the U.S. Army, to Pecos, and San Saba, Texas for the past 34 years.

 

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Wed
22
Mar

Scenes from Richland Springs ISD Open House March 7

Richland Springs community members enjoy refreshments at open house.

 

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