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18
Oct
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Hamrick's Automotive & Hamrick's Parts Plus 13th Annual Customer Appreciation Day November 4th

Hamrick's Automotive Center, Inc. and Hamrick's Parts Plus will be holding their 13th Annual Customer Appreciation on November 4th.

There will be FREE food, FREE entertainment, and FREE prizes, including a custom engraved Henry Golden Boy lever action 22 rifle (pictured above), a set of Yokohama tires (pictured at right), and lots more!

 

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Wed
18
Oct
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The Texas Rangers and The San Saba Mob

Submitted by Ross J. Cox, Sr. 

Editor’s Note – Part 17 of a continuing series

San Saba News

5th March 1897

Trial of Ford The principal part of the evidence as reported in the Austin Statesman. J.F. Daugherty said he lived in San Saba County 20 years. In July 1887, he was living on Wilbarger Creek and had been living there since 1876. Has known the defendant, Matt Ford, 18 or 20 years. He knew J.R. Turner, the man who was killed. Before Turner’s death he had a conversation with Matt Ford about Turner, the man who was killed. He and Ford had frequent conversations about Turner. Turner lived in the country about a mile from Ford’s. Turner was a farmer and postmaster. Turner was an old man, rather small and had one lame leg. There was nothing important in their conversation about Turner until the starting up of the mob. Attorneys for defendant objected to the word “mob,” and witness was not allowed to explain who or what the mob was.

 

Wed
18
Oct
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San Saba Rotary Club to hold 3rd annual golf tournament October 28th

The San Saba Rotary Club happily announces their 3rd annual Golf Tournament to be held Saturday, October 28th, with tee-time at noon. The Rotary gives much thanks and appreciation to more than 50 sponsors who are helping to make the tournament a "fun" fundraiser! In addition, the Rotary wants to especially thank Central Texas TeleCommunications (CTTC) for being a "Gold" sponsor. All funds raised from this tournament go towards county wide scholarships and the 35-year Honor Student Banquet.

 

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Wed
11
Oct
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Romey Swanson to speak at San Saba Bird and Nature Club meeting

San Saba Bird and Nature Club welcomes Romey Swanson, Tuesday, October 17, 2017.

Romey will teach about snakes, reptiles, birds, and amphibians and the connections they share. Join us at the San Saba Civic Center, 1190 S. Thomas Drive, at 2:00 p.m. Come early and visit. Everyone with an interest is welcome to attend.

 

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11
Oct
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Agriculture Foundation

The Progressive Agriculture Foundation held their Progressive Agriculture Safety Day on October 4, 2017 in San Saba, Texas for 5th graders from Cherokee and San Saba ISD. During Agriculture Safety Day, the City of San Saba Electric Department helped coordinate an educational demonstration on the danger of electricity and power lines.

 

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11
Oct
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San Saba High School Spanish Club Officers for 2017-2018

Newly elected San Saba High School Spanish Club officers for 2017-2018: (l-r) Reporter - Anjela Cuevas; Vice-President - Savannah Johnson; President - Jazmin Rocha; Treasurer - Olivia Short; and Secretary - Tristin Reynolds.

 

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Wed
04
Oct
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Cherokee High School 2017 Homecoming Queen Lexi Wagner

Cherokee ISD’s 2017 Homecoming Queen, Lexi Wagner, escorted by her father, Robert Wagner and Kohlton Harding.

 

 

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Wed
04
Oct
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San Saba County Historical Commission's 2017 Christmas Ornament

The 2017 Christmas Ornament from the San Saba County Historical Commission depicts the original San Saba County Museum. This cedar log stable (circa 1865) built on the Charles Harris ranch was donated by the Kuykendall family and moved to Mill Pond Park in 1965. The stable is now preserved within the current museum building. Through October, you can visit the museum Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30 until 4:00.

The Museum ornament is now available at the Rylander Memorial Library, G&R Grocery and at J.C. Campbell & Co Mercantile. You can also contact Lynn Blankenship at 325/372-8807 or <jerlyn@centex.net>.

 

 

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04
Oct
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San Saba County Commissioners Court holds various meetings

Special agenda meeting held September 25th and public hearing and regular meeting on September 28th. Salary Grievance Committee votes in response to County Attorney’s request for salary increase

By Donna Webb

For the sake of space, the following agenda items for both meetings have been combined:

- Take Possible Action Concerning Burn Ban (Current Status: Enacted 07/24/2017):

Decisions: September 25th: The Court continued to keep the Burn Ban effective as of this date. September 28th: The Court unanimously approved to lift the Burn Ban as of this date.

- Approve or Reject Proposed Amendments and/or Line Item Transfers:

Wed
27
Sep
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Varsity Girls Cross Country Team

San Saba Varsity Girls Cross Country Team were meet Champions in the Corpus Christi Islander Splash competition this past week. Front Row (l-r): Abigail Jimenez, Christina Robles, Kylee Eckermann. Back Row (l-r): Coach Eckermann, Brighton Adams, Kaleigh Ellis, Courtnee Cash, Coach Fikac.

 

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