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Wed
12
Jul

Annual W. W. Millican Reunion

Submitted by Bonnie Millican

The annual Millican family reunion was held on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the San Saba Civic Center in San Saba. Some 33 descendants and friends of the Mose and Miles Millican families met for food and fellowship. Following grace, a delicious meal of brisket (prepared by Forrest McGregor) and side dishes were served. During the meal, there was ongoing discussion regarding the sequel to the Millican Family Cookbook. Jerilyn and Mike are still soliciting recipes from family members. Send recipes to: Jerilyn Millican, 1808 Austin Avenue, Brownwood, Texas 76801. The recipes of food served at the reunion would be fine!

 

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Wed
12
Jul

Pierian Study Club holds Year End Guest evening

By Anita Adams

The Pierian Study Club met for the final meeting before the summer break with it’s annual ‘Year End Guest’ evening May 12, 2017, at the beautiful Mahan Ranch Guest Home with a festive Farm Fete. The theme of western décor was carried out throughout the party on the patio with a host of guests, many husbands of the members. The view was fantastic as you can see by the picture of the beautiful land that Shelly and Dane have improved and groomed.

 

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Wed
05
Jul

Happy Herman's Hideaway

Well hello lovely people of San Saba! Last week was a huge week for this little dachshund! Not only did my newly named column appear in this wonderful paper but my article came out in a Florida pet magazine called Pawsmopolitian! Man, oh man, I had a two page spread which pretty much means I talk a lot. Now those were the good things in my week, shall we get to the not so good thing…my trip to the groomer! I love my dad to pieces, he is by far my favorite human on earth but his judgment on hair length leaves much to be desired, well, because he is bald! Furthermore, I believe he forgets I am not a smooth coat dachshund or a hairless cat but a silky wire haired dachshund!

 

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Wed
05
Jul

Darrell McCall and Tony Booth at Llano Country Opry

The Llano Country Opry will be staged on Saturday, July 8, at the Lantex Theater in Llano, Texas. Tickets are now on sale at www.heartoftexascountry.com or by calling (325) 247-5354. Admission is $15.00 per person and the show begins at 7:30 PM.

The Survivors-Darrell McCall, Tony Booth-will be featured. McCall and Booth will do a set of their solo hits and then the join each other for some selections off of their Survivors album that also featured the late Curtis Potter.

 

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Wed
28
Jun

42 tournament held in Goldthwaite June 10th

A monthly multi-community 42 tournament was held in Goldthwaite on Saturday, June 10th. Sixteen players attended, representing four tables in the tournament.

Vern Weidebusch of Bangs and Donna Webb of Locker were 1st Place partners, winning a total of 11 games. The team of Doyle Slaughter of Locker and Dale Hall of Goldthwaite won 10 games which earned them 2nd Place. The team of Bobbie Davis of Goldthwaite and J.C. Thomison of Hamilton won 8 ½ game, putting them in 3rd Place.

 

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Wed
28
Jun

Oliver Family Reunion

By Kristen Millican and Bettie Oliver

The Oliver family gathered for their annual family reunion at The Harmony Ridge Church on June 10th and 11th. Most family reunions gather at their "usual place." We are no different in the fact that we do meet at the same place each year, but this place is anything but usual. Harmony Ridge has been captivating individuals since the 1870s.

The original church building, which doubled as a school house, was constructed in 1877 on land given by Andrew and Mark Oliver. The name "Harmony Ridge" was given to this community because the people worked in harmony as they constructed the building.

 

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Wed
21
Jun

News From Cherokee ISD

Cherokee ISD 5th Grade Graduates

Wed
21
Jun

Child Seat Safety Check held in San Saba

By Melanie Potter

The opportunity for the members of the community here in San Saba to have their child's car seat inspected and the placement of that seat checked in their car was held in the parking lot of the First Baptist Church on May 11, 2017. The event began at 10:30 a.m. and ran until 2:00 p.m. This was an excellent partnership between Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, San Saba County; Baylor Scott & White KidSafe, and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension - Passenger Safety Project in cooperation with TxDOT.

Here are some interesting statistics from the event. First, over the total time of the event, 33 child safety seat inspections were conducted. Second, 18 new seats were issued to families in the community. And third, eight old or unsafe seats were collected and disposed of safely.

Wed
14
Jun

The Richland Springs Report

We touched down at DFW promptly at 12:18 p.m. I could tell from the happy voices that everyone was glad we were back. The Perry family gathered up their luggage and headed out to a family water park tour. The Lusty family gathered up Keston and Brandon and headed home. I hope they have open ears because these kids have had a plethora of new adventures this week. They handled the lack of McD’s, Whataburger and Chicken Express well. Although not every bite of food was enjoyed, they at least tried all the new dishes presented.

If you don’t like beans and rice or fresh sweet fruit, Costa Rica is not for you. They are an extremely “green” country and are proud of their green status. We had steak several times, cut thin and lightly spiced. I will say truly that it didn’t hold a candle to a good Texas steak, but it was good. Breakfast at any hotel was a complete, and I mean complete breakfast buffet. No child should have come home hungry.

 

Wed
14
Jun

San Saba County Rodeo Parade Winning Entries

1st Place Float: City of San Saba

 

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