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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.

 

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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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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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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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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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Lonesome Canyon featured band at March 4th Pearl Bluegrass Festival

Lonesome Canyon, a talented youth Bluegrass band, will be the featured artists on Saturday, March 4th at the FREE Pearl Bluegrass First Saturday Jam and Stage Show. From 12:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. all Saturday afternoon, six different bands will each take turns performing 45-minute shows in the 265-seat auditorium of a historic rock school house now used as the Community Center in Pearl, Texas. There is no admission charge and the public is invited to attend the shows or join the jams.

Lonesome Canyon will take the stage at 2 p.m. This band consists of seven very talented young musicians from two families: the May family from San Saba, Texas, and the Boatwright family from Gatesville, Texas. The band members range in age from 17-years-old, all the way down to 10-years-old. The kids all met each other while jamming at Pearl Bluegrass.

 

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Homer Alverne “Buddy” Feild

Night at the Museum, Saturday, March 04, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. will be an exciting family affair, beginning with Cowboy stew, beans, cornbread, and cobbler served al fresco at the Museum.

 

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Pierian Study Club holds February meeting in the home of Kathleen Hawkinswagon

By Anita AdamsAdams 

The Pierian Study Club met February 9, 2017 at the beautiful home of Kathleen Hawkins deep in Sloan Community. The ranch home is beyond picturesque with it's stream of water and traditional landscaping. The Co-Hostesses pictured above were Patricia Warren, Sherry Ruddick, Gale Ivy, and Louise Williams (seated).

The program was presented by our own, Marcia Dyer. She spoke on creating home décor with beads and with her charming personality it was an enjoyable event. She taught us how to take a plain bottle and turn it into art! And then graciously donated one of her creations with a drawing and Celia Bell was the lucky winner.

The Valentine Basket which was being held during the drawing by Jo Ann Weik and 'TADA' she won the basket!

 

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More winning entries from Art Show and Contest at Shady Shores

More winning entries from Art Show and Contest at Shady Shores

 

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Crains celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Franklin and Sandra Kuykendall Crain celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on January 28, 2017. They observed the special occasion with a cruise to the Caribbean. The couple were married in the Cherokee Auditorium on January 28, 1967.

 

 

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