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29
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San Saba County Museum to open this Saturday, April 1st

By Lynn Blankenship

Saturday, April 1st is opening day of the 2017 season at the San Saba County Historical Museum. It will be open every Saturday and Sunday afternoon from 1:30 until 4:00 through October. Tours will also available by appointment from our website: www.sansabamuseum.org or by calling Lynn @ 325- 372-8807. Admission is FREE although donations are always welcome. Come see our new and/or expanded exhibits. There is always something new at the San Saba County Historical Museum!

 

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Wed
29
Mar
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TEEA Clubs shine at District Cultural Arts Competition

By: Melanie Potter, M.S.

At the annual Texas Extension Education Association (TEEA) spring meeting and retreat this year our local participants were once again demonstrating the talents and abilities here in San Saba County. We had eleven entries into the various categories in the competition. Participants included the Bend club ladies with a colorful quilt, Orabeth Hicks with a wood and stone cross in the Home Décor category, Lewvon Hicks with a seashell décor in the Recycled category, Fran Hulgan with a counted cross-stich bread cloth in the Handstichery category and placing third with her fall holiday napkins in the Holiday Décor category, Faye Currie placed third with an oil painting in the Painting and Drawing Category, Barbara Gorter Bell placed second with a quilt in the Quilts smaller than 50x70 category, and Betty Wilson placed second with a quilt in the Quilts larger then 50x70 category.

 

Wed
22
Mar
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Ralph and Carla Cox

On March 24, 2017 Ralph (Coach Cox) and Carla Cox will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Married at the First Baptist Church in in Wolfforth Texas in 1967, their journey has taken them from Lubbock, to Colorado for the U.S. Army, to Pecos, and San Saba, Texas for the past 34 years.

 

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22
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Scenes from Richland Springs ISD Open House March 7

Richland Springs community members enjoy refreshments at open house.

 

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Wed
15
Mar
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Fellowship of Christian Women to hold luncheon March 23rd

By Sharon Hayes

Next Thursday, March 23rd, the Fellowship of Christian Women’s Luncheon will be meeting in Richland Springs in the downstairs fellowship hall of the First Baptist Church. Ladies of the county are invited to come to a Cool Salads and Veggies meal, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Our ladies in their 40’s are to be treated this month and do not need to bring food for the luncheon. Other ages please bring cool or cold salads or veggies to share around the serving tables. First Baptist, Richland Springs ladies will be our host. We want to encourage carpooling and fellowshipping along the way.

 

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15
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Pierian Study Club holds March meeting

By Anita Adams

The Pierian Study Club met at the Commercial National Bank Event Room on March 9, 2017 with the co-hostesses Gail Brunner, Sandy Smith, Sandy Kuykendall, and Martha Leigh Whitten, pictured to the right. Other members present were Anita Adams, Connie Adams, Nicole Bagley, Loy Nell Behrens, Celia Bell, Marcia Dyer, Barbara Gilger, Kathleen Hawkins, Gale Ivy, Jeri Jones, Shelly Mahan, Kay Nettleship, Debbie Shahan, Patty Shaw, Linda Sloan, Susie Stewart, Becky Whitley, Louis Williams, Clione Rochat, and our two special members that love our club and even though they were in wheel chairs they made us all happy with their attendance, Bebe Bagley and Joycelyn McRorey.

Our newest member Leanne Holly was also present and welcomed to the meeting, as she gave a brief history of moving to San Saba.

 

Wed
08
Mar
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County Commissioner´s Court holds regular meeting February 21st

By Donna Webb, Reporter

The San Saba County Commissioner´s Court held a regular meeting on Tuesday, February 21st, in the County Judge’s Chambers. County Judge Byron Theodosis called the Court to order at 9:00 a.m. and welcomed everyone at the meeting. Rickey Lusty, Commissioner, gave the invocation, followed by everyone joining in flag pledges.

The following Action Items were considered by the Court:

 

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Wed
08
Mar
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Texas Independence Day celebrated at the Museum Saturday night

By Lynn Blankenship

The day was misty and cool. All the members of the San Saba County Museum had finished their last- minute preparations and the gates were open. Visitors from all over Central Texas were anxious to come in and help the museum celebrate Texas Independence Day.

The excellent cowboy dinner of beef stew, cornbread, beans, and peach cobbler was ready to be served by the Chamber of Commerce directors. The musicians were tuning up and the eight storytellers were awaiting their audience.

 

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Wed
01
Mar
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Youth Group to visit San Saba

The youth group from Leon Springs Baptist Church in San Antonio will be visiting San Saba the week of Spring Break, March 12th-17th. Parkview Baptist Church will be hosting the group. The Leon Springs Baptist Youth will be involved in various service projects in the community. A few of the activities planned for the group are cleaning up the amphitheater in Risien Park, visiting the nursing homes, helping at the Dove Project and touring the Colorado Bend State Park.

 

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01
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Jimma Byrd presents program at San Saba Garden Club's February Meeting

On February 7th, 2017, seventeen Garden Club members and two associate members were present for a program, Local Birds by Season presented in the meeting room at the Civic Center in Mill Pond Park. New members, Karen Sloan and Marlene Wood were welcomed to the club. Members were served chocolate fondue with assorted fruits and cookies, flavored pecans, punch and ginger ale by host- Jimma Byrd presents program at San Saba Garden Club's February Meeting By Beth Griess - Reporter for San Saba Garden Club esses, Dianna Furlan, Leanne Pollock and Sherie Clarkson. The Valentine theme was carried throughout with decorations made and donated by Dianna Furlan.

 

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