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Thu
07
Feb
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San Saba native returns with Pop-Up-Studio

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During January 26th-27th, WTL Photos (Winston Tyler Lackey) debuted his traveling Pop-Up-Studio at San Saba High School. Open to the public, the offer included onehour on set with the creative photography of WTL.

When asked how he came up with the idea of a Pop-Up-Studio, Lackey responded that “Some of my fondest memories as a child were when photographers would travel to my little hometown and set up a portrait studio. It became part of my inspiration as a young photographer. Since my debut in January was such a success, I wanted to give more people the opportunity to have professional portraits made at an affordable price, and without having to travel far from home. I am excited and humbled to continue to offer my services to the residents of San Saba and the surrounding communities.”

 

Thu
07
Feb
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Johnny Bush celebrates 84th birthday in Llano

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The Llano Country Opry will host the Johnny Bush 84th Birthday Bash on Saturday, February 9th, featuring Johnny Bush and his award-winning band, The Bandoleros, at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano, Texas. There will be two performances at 2:30 p.m ad 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20.00 and are on sale at: www.heartoftexascountry.com or by calling 325/247-5354.

Johnny Bush began his career as a member of Ray Price's "Cherokee Cowboys." He then joined Willie Nelson as a drummer and member of his "Record Men." Bush and Nelson remained close and would aid each other with a hit song.

Thu
31
Jan
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Hill Country CattleWomen to hold meeting February 19th

Hill Country CattleWomen will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 19th, at Valeria Ristorante Italiano in Boerne, Texas. Social time starts at 10:00 a.m. The meeting starts at 10:30 a.m. and will end at 1:00 p.m. Donna Taylor with the Cibolo Nature Center will be the speaker. Both meeting and lunch will cost $18.00 per person.

 

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Thu
31
Jan
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News From Cherokee ISD

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Last week was a good one for Cherokee basketball.

The junior high girls beat Lometa, but the boys couldn’t pull out a win this time.

The varsity girls played Cranfills Gap.

They started strong with an 11-0 score after the first quarter. Gap closed the gap a bit bringing the score to 18-12 at the half with the Lady Indians still in the lead.

The girls won with a final score of 45-37.

 

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Thu
24
Jan
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Rotary Club hosting organ donor program this Thursday

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Organ donation saves thousands of lives every year. One person can save eight lives through the gift of organ donation and can save or enhance the lives of up to 75 with the donation of corneas and tissues.

The Rotary Club of San Saba will host Sandra Sanchez as their program speaker this Thursday. Sandra is Communications Coordinator for Texas Organ Sharing Alliance (TOSA), based in Austin. This nonprofit organ procurement organization is one of 58 federally regulated Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) in the United States, which help to save lives through the power of organ donation.

Thu
24
Jan
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Teacher of the Month at Richland Springs ISD

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Sue Ransom was born in Canada and grew up in a low income area speaking French and English. At the age of 21, she migrated to Australia to pursue a singing career. She met her husband, Russ, in Australia and returned to Texas to become a wife and mother. She has two sons and two stepdaughters.

She has travelled through Europe, Asia, Canada, the United States, Australia and Central America. She loves to travel. She believes that seeing first-hand the conditions of other countries or places helps to broaden the life experiences of all people. That is why she takes students on trips. . . to give them memories.

 

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Thu
17
Jan
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Rainwater Harvesting

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By Anne H. Vincent

Rainwater harvesting is essential in many areas of the world, especially the USA's Desert Southwest, and includes the frequently drought-stricken parts of Texas that include San Saba, Lampasas, Brown, McCulloch, Llano and Comanche, as well as many other counties. The regularly scheduled meeting of the San Saba Garden Club was held on January 8th and the focus of the meeting was to study and discuss these critical issues and what is involved in critical use of harvesting rainwater.

San Saba county normally receives an average rainfall between 24-32 inches, but because of the unusual and extensive monsoon rains this past fall, San Saba has received between 40 and 50 inches this past year. Between 13 and 18 inches fell in the San Saba and Lampasas areas in October alone.

 

Thu
10
Jan
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Country Superstar T. Graham Brown to headline Llano Opry January 12th

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Country Superstar T. Graham Brown will headline the Llano Country Opry on Saturday, January 12th, at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano, Texas.

The shows begin at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. with admission of $20 per person. Tickets are now on sale online at www.heartoftexascountry.com, the Llano Chamber of Commerce, or by calling

(325) 247-5354.

T. Graham Brown was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and moved to Nashville in 1982.

 

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Thu
10
Jan
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Extra help with Medicare prescription drug costs

Paying out of pocket for prescription drugs can be a burden thatmany households can’tafford. The Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs program was designed to help people in getting the vital medicine they need to live healthy and productive lives.

Anyone who has Medicare can get Medicare prescription drug coverage. Some people with limited resources and income may also be able to get Extra Help to pay for the costs — monthly premiums, annual deductibles, and prescription co-payments — related to a Medicare prescription drug plan. Extra Help can be worth up to $4,900 per year. To qualify for Extra Help in 2019, your resources must be limited to $14,390 for an individual or $28,720 for a married couple living together.

 

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Thu
03
Jan
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Free gardening program offered by Kingsland Garden Club

Local Expert and Highland Lakes Master Gardener Earth-Kind Specialist Sheryl Yantis will present "Hill Country Landscaping”.

This informative program discusses how to use landscape design principles to create or enhance your own hill country garden. A garden is a work of art that changes with the seasons and some of the same principles can be used to create a beautiful garden in your yard using native and adapted hill country plants.

 

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