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Wed
05
Jul
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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
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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
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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
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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
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News From Cherokee ISD

Cherokee ISD 5th Grade Graduates

Wed
21
Jun
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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
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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
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San Saba County Rodeo Parade Winning Entries

1st Place Float: City of San Saba

 

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Wed
07
Jun
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Mark Scott at 10th Annual Performance Talent Boot Camp

Mark Scott will be sharing his many talents and experience in the music industry at the 10th Annual Performance Talent Boot Camp, June 20th through 25th.

Mark has been singing andwriting songs since the age of 12. He has performed for 21 years with his band all across Texas. Mark has toured with many country music stars including Tony Douglas, Charlie Walker, Jimmy C. Newman, Kenny Price, Leona Williams, and many others.

 

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Wed
07
Jun
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LCRA/Hamilton County Electric Cooperative award $8,003 grant to Lometa ISD

The Lometa Independent School District soon will improve its track facility thanks to an $8,003 grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority and Hamilton County Electric Cooperative. The grant, part of LCRA's Community Development Partnership Program, will enable Lometa ISD to add a 6-foot-tall fence around its track. An additional $7,000 in local matching funds will help pay for the fence.

The track surrounds the district's football field, which has a residential area on one side and a large pasture on the other. Domestic animals and wildlife are often found at the track, creating potentially unsafe situations for both students and visitors. The new fence will help keep animals away, making the football field and track safer and more secure.

 

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