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Wed
23
May
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Educators and students recognized by Masonic Bodies at 28th annual Seniors Banquet

Submitted by Lodge Secretary

On Monday, May 7th, the Freemasons of San Saba, Order of Eastern Star and the Scottish Rite Club hosted their 28th annual Seniors Banquet. The 2018 senior class of Cherokee, Richland Springs and San Saba high schools were in attendance. Ninety-two people were present and enjoyed a meal of fried fish, fries and beans.

A program was presented by Jack M. Harper, II, Past Master of the Texas Lodge of Research.

 

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Wed
23
May
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Pierian Study Club holds End-of-Year Guest Party

By Anita Adams

The Pierian Study Club, with the beautiful hostesses pictured above: Lynn McHenry, Shelly Mahan, Kathleen Hawkins, Becky Whitley, Ann McElroy, and Connie Adams, held the End-of-Year Guest Party, May 10, 2018 at our newly restored historic Estep Burleson Plaza on the Square. The area was filled with colorful flowers and red table cloths completing the Fiesta theme.

The president, Donna Baker welcomed the guests and presented Debbie Shahan, outgoing president, with a gift of appreciation for all she has done for the past four years for the club. She also announced to look under your chair for a number and if you were the lucky one you were awarded the beautiful hanging basket decoration. It seemed many of our winners were our men guests.

 

Wed
16
May
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The Texas Rangers and the San Saba Mob

SELECTED PASSAGES FROM VOLUME 1

By Ross J. Cox, Sr.

Editor’s Note–Part 34b in a continuing series.

Burleson asked, "How many times did you warn people to leave the country?" Nolan replied, "I have never ordered anybody out." "Have you not been indicted for being a member of the Mob that ordered Smith and Cunningham to dissolve partnership?" asked Burleson. Nolan responded and said, "I was not." Burleson asked, "Are you not a member of the Mob and were you and Matt Fort indicted jointly for belonging to the Mob?" He said, "We were indicted for belonging to the assembly." 

 

 

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Wed
16
May
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2018 San Saba County Valedictorians and Salutatorians

William Zane Stotts
Valedictorian
Cherokee High School

 

 

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Wed
16
May
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Lexi Wagner Wins State

Cherokee ISD’s Lexi Wagner (Center) won the Pole Vault event in State Competition this past weekend for the second year in a row.

 

 

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Wed
09
May
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Mission San Saba 2018 June 24th-30th

By Jamie Hunt

The Herrera Family

Through the help of the community, Mission San Saba has been an annual event for the last 14 years. Each year one home is selected for a big remodel. This year, Mission San Saba will work on the home of Daretia Herrera and her two sons, Sakima (age 17) and Zurieo (age 13). The Herrera residence is located at 1205 South Live Oak Street.

Wed
09
May
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Commissioners Court holds regular meeting on April 27th

By Donna Webb, Reporter

The San Saba County Commissioners’ Court met for a regular meeting on Friday, April 27th, in the County Judge’s Chambers. County Judge Byron Theodosis called the Court to order at 9:00 a.m. and welcomed everyone. Rickey Lusty gave the invocation and led everyone in the flag pledges. No citizens were present in audience to voice concerns.

Special Action Items:

1. Approve or Reject, Conservation Contract, Pct. 1, Charles E. Carney:

Otis Judkins, Precinct 1 Commissioner, stated Mr. Carney sold some of his land, including the only entrance to his property. Thus, a driveway/entrance is needed for his remaining part of property. Commissioner Judkins agrees with Mr. Carney’s request for the County’s assistance.

 

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Wed
09
May
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Property owners to receive Notices of Appraised Value

The Central Appraisal District of San Saba County will mail value notices on Friday, May 11th. Please check your green notice to ensure that the correct exemptions are shown and that your owner information is accurate, including addresses.

As stated on the notice, you have until Monday, June 11, 2018 to request any changes be made to your property accounts or begin the process to protest the appraised value of your property. Appraisal Review Board hearings are scheduled to begin on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. "As always, our door here at the Appraisal Office is open to anyone with questions regarding their notice," says Chief Appraiser Jan Vanderburg.

 

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Wed
02
May
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San Saba High School Alumni Assoc. to honor alumnus Melinda Walker

The San Saba High School Alumni Association is pleased to announce they will be honoring alumnus Melinda Walker with the Wall of Fame Award on May 3rd at the SSISD Armadillo Arena during the SSISD Middle School and High School band concert. This award is given periodically to a deserving San Saba High School graduate who has achieved a notable career in their days past SSHS graduation

"Melinda Walker was born in San Saba and reared by her loving parents, Leroy and Billie Louise Walker. She graduated from high school with the class of 1986.

 

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Wed
02
May
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National Day of Prayer to be held Thursday, May 3rd

Ministerial Alliance to Sponsor Prayer Breakfast

Submitted by Bro. Sam Crosby

In observance of the 67th annual National Day of Prayer, the San Saba Ministerial Alliance is sponsoring a Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, May 3rd. The free breakfast is hosted by San Saba's First Baptist Church, located at 208 W. Wallace, beginning at 6:30 a.m. The breakfast buffet will be served in the Fellowship Hall and the Prayer Service will include a time of prayer led by local pastors.

The theme for 2018 is Unity, instructed by the Apostle Paul in Ephesians 4:3, which says, "Making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace."

 

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