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27
Sep
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San Saba High School Weekly News is back "On-Air"

The students enrolled in Business Information Management II are once again producing a weekly news broadcast for San Saba High School. These students produce a weekly newscast, which is filmed in class on Thursday afternoons and aired to the student body during break on Fridays.

The goal of the newscast is to inform, and hopefully entertain, while trying to produce as professional broadcast as possible. All the newscasts are less than 10 minutes in length. Another goal is to get the word out to as many parents (including divorced parents), extended family, and the community in general.

 

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Wed
27
Sep
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Commissioners Court holds regular, special and public meetings August 28th through September 20th

Focal points include: Old jail; potential new jail facility; Southwest Architects’ contract; search for qualified construction Managers at Risk for potential new jail facility; and creation of “Jail Advisory Committee”

 

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Wed
20
Sep
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San Saba Garden Club September Yard of the Month

By Dianna Furlan, Chair, Yard of the Month San Saba Garden Clubgave

I don’t mean to grumble about our task of finding a recipient for this recognition, especially because it is not a problem of finding deserving homeowners, it is that there are so many of you, the decision has become difficult to make! Members of the San Saba Garden Club Yard of the Month Committee would like to congratulate Phillip & Wendy Gonzales who live at 606 Commerce.

Wed
20
Sep
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Post No. 27 elects new officers

By Post Adjutant

The veterans of the Wiley B. Murray Post No. 27 met Thursday, September 14th, at the Legion Hall in San Saba for their stated meeting. Nineteen people, including two Legion widows, were in attendance. The program was provided by Cole Tupin, a senior of San Saba High School, who provided a report about his experiences at the 2017 Texas Boys State Convention.

Tupin was sponsored by the Post to attend the event at the University of Texas. In sharing his experiences with the veterans, Cole spoke about the many things he learned concerning the American democratic form of government.

 

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20
Sep
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San Saba City Council holds public hearing and regular session September 12th

By Sabrina Maultsby, City Secretary

The San Saba City Council held a public hearing, as well as a regular session, on Tuesday, September 12th, in the Council Chambers. Mayor Kenneth Jordan called the meeting to order, welcomed everyone, and announced a quorum present at this meeting. Alderman Shawn Oliver gave the invocation and led flag pledges.

The following Council members were in attendance: Ken Jordan, Mayor; Mark Amthor, Mayor Pro-Tem; Robert Whitten, Alderman; Shawn Oliver, Alderman; Charles Peeler, Alderman; and Stan Weik, City Manager. Alderman Oleta Behrens did not attend this meeting.

 

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Wed
13
Sep
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The Rotary presents the San Saba School District with a new Armadillo Flag!

The Rotary presents the San Saba School District with a new Armadillo Flag! Pictured above is the Rotary Flag Chairman, Jody Fauley presenting the new Armadillo Flag to Superintendent Dr. Michael Bohensky! 

 

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Wed
13
Sep
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San Saba County aids victims of Hurricane Harvey in Woodsboro area

by Michelle Whitley

When Hurricane Harvey made landfall on August 25th, folks around Woodsboro woke up the next day to no electricity, water, sewer, no phone lines or cell phone service, as well as no gasoline for their cars or their generators.

San Saba County came to their aid - Will and Wesley Robertson, Billy Ray Walker and Farrel Whitley left the following week with a load of fuel as well as cash donations and were able to provide over 1100 gallons of fuel to folks in need. The people were amazed that this was a gift from people they didn't know.

 

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Wed
13
Sep
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The Texas Rangers and the San Saba Mob

by Ross J. Cox, Sr.

SELECTED PASSAGES FROM VOLUME I

Editor’s Note – Part 12 of a continuing series.

The Rangers Take Charge

While the two factions raged, the Rangers immediately went to work. Sullivan, who commanded the force, was at first the right man for the job. In 1889, he cracked the Hartman murder case and while doing so became familiar with both Mob and anti-Mob factions. Sullivan was fearless, smart, energetic, and adept at acquiring vital information needed for a good investigation. The situation was grim as reflected in his several letters to the adjutant general from Regency.

 

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13
Sep
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San Saba County Gun Club to hold 1st Annual Banquet

The San Saba County Gun Club will hold its first annual banquet Tuesday, September 19th, starting at 6:00 p.m. to raise funds for San Saba County Shooting Sports.

The event is being held at the San Saba Civic Center located in Mill Pond Park.

 

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Wed
06
Sep
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Cherokee VFD to hold Fish Fry, Raffle and Auction, September 9th

Join the fun on Saturday, September 9th, at the Cherokee Volunteer Fire Department (VFD), starting at 6:00 p.m. Enjoy great music, fellowship, and fried fish with all the fixings!

A queen size quilt made by Sue Broyles, Candace Henderson, Geneva Braun, Maurine Johnson, Carolyn Perry, Aileen Roberts, Kathy Widner and Sandy Kuykendall, will be raffled off at the supper. Tickets for the raffle are as follows: 1 for $1.00; 6 for $5.00; or 25 for $20.00.

 

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