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Wed
06
Jun
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Bode Barker and Friends at the Llano Opry

The Llano country Opry will be held at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano, Texas, on Saturday, June 9th, at 7:30 p.m. Bode Barker will headline the monthly show and admission is $10.00. Tickets are on sale in advance at www.heartoftexascountry.com or by calling (325)247-5354. Tickets will be on sale at the door as well.

Country-Pop may rule the charts, but Bode Barker has remained grounded in his country roots. His latest CD - "One Day Closer" - is a heartfelt project that showcases Barker's country roots, as well as his song writing skills.

 

 

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Wed
30
May
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"Baptist Women on Mission" honors four members

"Baptist Women on Mission" met Tuesday, May 8th at noon to honor four members at our end of the church year luncheon.

Mary Cason had two daughters, Sheila Meador and Shara Wright, with her. Loreene Escoubas had three daughters, Sherry Cradduck, Sue Timmons and Melba Escoubas, with her. Mabel Edmondson was surrounded by friends, Janis Bull and Betty Wilson. Martha Roe Terry was not able to come that day.

 

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Wed
30
May
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Aftermath of storm that blew through Richland Springs Friday, May 25th

Aftermath of storm that blew through Richland Springs Friday, May 25th

 

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Wed
23
May
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San Saba High School 2018 Seniors

Front Row (left to right): Nayeli Aguirre, Emaleigh Mack, Leah Hooper, Dynasty Saldivar, Megan Sanchez, Tristin Reynolds. 2nd Row (left to right): Juanita Ramirez, Paige Sloan, Abby Barrick, Jasmin Rocha, Analyn Bohensky, Raney Wilson. 3rd Row (left to right): Matthew Burkhart, Julian Zapata, Matthew Flores, Christopher Thornsberry, Damon Ramos, Ernesto Aguirre, Juan Cano. 4th Row (left to right): Cole Tupin, Kirby McDuff, Mack Wright, Joshua Lambert, Triston McGehee, Read Saint. Back Row (left to right): John Montemurro, Wayne Tucker, Austin Cisneroz, Eduardo Vega.

 

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Wed
23
May
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San Saba 4th grade students participate in "Waste in Place" Field Day

By Debbie Shahan

At the encouragement of the Keep San Saba Beautiful (KSSB) Commission, the 2018 San Saba Elementary 4th grade class has taken part in Keep Texas Beautiful's "Waste in Place" curriculum for several days in May through lessons taught by their teachers in the school setting.

The mission of KSSB is to educate and engage citizens to take responsibility for improving their community environment. It's fun to begin this learning experience with our local school children!

 

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Wed
16
May
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County Judge’s Update

By Michael Bohensky

A note on the courthouse restoration financing: the county’s finance manager, Mr. Vince Vialle, requested bids from 46 banks. The winning bid, at a very competitive interest rate of 2.450%, was from The Bank & Trust in Sonora, TX, whose president happens to be our own Brady Johnson.

In recent communications with me, Brady has referred to himself as both: "An Old Armadillo" and “Eleanor and Jerry’s oldest and smartest child.” He did add a “lol” (laugh out loud) at the end of that.

 

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Wed
16
May
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San Saba ISD Board of Trustees recognizes students and teachers

By Michael Bohensky

Student recognition included honoring the 5th grade winners from the Keep San Saba Beautiful Art Contest. Four students represented the six winners at the board meeting. The students recognized were: Esperanza Baez- Garcia, Quiara Rosales, Gracen Shahan, Valeria Macias and Evelyn Davila. These students were also recognized at the San Saba City Council meeting the night before.

 

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Wed
09
May
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Many come together for annual Spring Cleanup

By Sharon O'Neill

April 14th completed another successful city-wide annual cleanup for Keep San Saba Beautiful (KSSB) and their “Don’t Mess With Texas” and Keep America Beautiful “Great American Cleanup” partners. Cleanup week started off with the Cub Scout cleanup of Risien Park on Monday. Then Oscar the Grouch (Patty Shaw and Gale Ivy) visited San Saba Elementary and Middle School students on Thursday and Friday. Saturday ended the week with the help of 40 volunteers who braved the wind and cold temperature.

Nine truck and six trailer loads of trash and debris were collected during the 3 hour cleanup. Volunteers picked up approximately 50 bags of litter along the highways entering town, along city streets and in the parks. The remainder of trash collected was picked up at homes by City employees and brought out to the transfer site by County residents who took advantage of the FREE cleanup day drop-off.

 

Wed
09
May
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A Busy End of the Year

By Anne H. Vincent

May Day, Tuesday, May 1st, was the last official San Saba Garden Club meeting for the 2017-2018 year, but not the last activity for the current year. Hostesses, Becky Whitley, Beth Griess, Leanne Pollock, Gail Bruner, Nancy Van Etten and President Dianna Furlan welcomed members and club guests to hear Marlene Gillman of Killeen, Texas, and the Temple Garden Club present interesting information on "Pollinators and Welcoming them into Our Gardens."

Ms. Gillman explained that the three most popular, beautiful, and needed pollinators are hummingbirds, bees and butterflies. All three are always welcome but can be threatened as in the case of butterflies and bees.

 

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Wed
02
May
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Fellowship of Christian Women’s Luncheon Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Fellowship of Christian Women's Luncheon celebrated their 40th anniversary at the monthly luncheon held Thursday, April 26th. The above ladies have served on San Saba's Fellowship steering committees in the past and present. Left to right: Sharon Hayes, Nell Forman, Suzana Hernandez, Louise Hyman, Barbara Riggs, Carol Littlefield and Mary Behrens. It was reported that over the years there have been about 480 luncheons and over 500 speakers and groups to sing, discuss many subjects, share testimonies and hear from missionaries. Ladies of the county are invited to come and enjoy the fellowshipping the 4th Thursday of every month at 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in San Saba County churches.

 

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