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Thu
20
Feb
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Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Alpine

The Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering presents two full days filled with cowboy poetry and western music this Friday and Saturday with a focus on "Keeping the Tradition." Poets, musicians, writers, and instrumentalists from across the West will be showcased at the inaugural Gathering, which will take place on the campus of Sul Ross State University and at an additional venue, the Spicewood Restaurant west of Alpine. A shuttle service will run to and from hotels and downtown to the Gathering venues.

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Thu
20
Feb
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RSHS's One Act Play to hold annual fundraiser

RSHS's One Act Play to hold annual fundraiser

The Richland Springs High School One Act Play, Violet Sharp, will hold its annual fundraiser on Sunday, March 1st. A meal will be served after church, or at noon, which will consist of American-raised fried catfish, beans, coleslaw, French fries, and all the trimmings.

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Thu
13
Feb
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County Judge’s Update

County Judge’s Update

I thought you might enjoy this picture. Trees are trimmed, grass installed, and the sprinkler system is on standby because it is raining. God is Great, life is good, and we might even be ready for our rededication now set for March 5th. Hope springs eternal in the heart of man!

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Thu
13
Feb
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Behind the Blue Line….

On February 5, 2020, San Saba Grand Jury handed down several Indictments.

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Wed
22
Jan
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Notes from the Spring Creek Arts Guild

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The Content of Our Character

Before I started typing this morning, I went back and read the last column. Two weeks ago, I felt like I had not gotten that topic out of my system and knew I needed to continue on that track this time. Back to what I collectively called “competition.”

Thu
19
Dec
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Commissioners’ Court holds regular meeting November 25th

The San Saba County Commissioners’ Court met for a regular meeting on Monday, November 25th, in the County Judge’s Chambers. Judge Byron Theodosis called the meeting to order at 2:00 p.m. and welcomed everyone. Commissioner Rickey Lusty gave the invocation and led everyone in the flag pledges. Citizens present in the audience voiced no concerns.

Special Action Items:

1. Discuss and Take Possible Action on 2019 Fireworks Calendar:

Decision: This item died due to lack of motion.

2. Discuss, Approve and Reject Bids for Medical, Rx, Dental and Vision Insurance forEmployee Benefits for2020:

 

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Thu
19
Dec
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San Saba’s 7th annual Sip N’ Stroll a success!

San Saba’s 7th annual Sip N’ Stroll a success!
San Saba’s 7th annual Sip N’ Stroll a success!
San Saba’s 7th annual Sip N’ Stroll a success!
San Saba’s 7th annual Sip N’ Stroll a success!

On Saturday, December 14, the San Saba County Chamber of Commerce held their 7th Annual Sip N’Stroll Wine Tasting Event, where 10 wineries were featured in downtown businesses.

With a $30 purchase, participants received a wine glass and tote bag and got to enjoy tastings from two local wineries: Old Man Scary Cellars and Wedding Oak Winery, and eight visiting wineries, including: Stoneledge Vineyards poured at Alamo Pecan & Coffee, Red Wing Dove Winery poured at Everett’s Furniture, Fiesta Winery poured at Harry’s Boots, Texas Legato Winery poured at JC Campbell & Co Mercantile, Torr Na Lochs Vineyard & Winery poured at Oliver and Co, Perissos Vineyards poured at San Saba Olive Oil, Flat Creek Estate Winery poured at Texas Hill Country Sass Boutique, and Brennan Vineyards poured at San Saba Soap Co. All wineries had their signature wines for sale by the glass or bottle.

Wed
11
Dec
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John Benner enters San Saba County Sheriff's race

John Benner enters San Saba County Sheriff's race

John Benner announces his candidacy for San Saba County Sheriff and Tax Assessor-Collector, positions in which he dutifully served for three terms, from 1988 until 2000. His 32 years of law enforcement experience will bring stability, direction and focus to those offices.

Born in San Saba County, Benner attended San Saba schools and received his law enforcement certification from Central Texas College in Killeen. In addition to his 20 years of service to San Saba County, he served in both Mills and Brown Counties before retiring from public service as a Master Peace Officer and continuing his work of over 40 years in the cattle business.

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Wed
11
Dec
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PEDIGREE Foundation awards grant to San Saba County Friends of Animals

	PEDIGREE Foundation awards grant to San Saba County Friends of Animals
	PEDIGREE Foundation awards grant to San Saba County Friends of Animals

"San Saba County Friends of Animals is very pleased to announce that PEDIGREE Foundation has awarded us a $1,000 operations grant for 2019.

We will use these funds to help prepare our foster dogs for adoption. Among other things, this grant will pay for heart worm treatment for Danny and Gus, who will be ready for adoption once they have finished their post-treatment recovery period.

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Thu
28
Nov
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Community Calender

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Community Thanksgiving Free Meal – Thursday, November 28th, at The Father's House, 704 E. Commerce St. in San Saba, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Pies, cakes, cupcakes are needed; please drop off at The Father's House on Wednesday, the 27th. Volunteers are needed to help prepare meals or to help deliver meals. Call The Father's House at 325/372-5916 M-F 9 a.m.-noon; or call Alice Smith anytime at 325/372-3582. Also, you may make tax deductible donations to The Father's House.

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