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The Texas Rangers and The San Saba Mob

The State of Texas vs. Louis Davenport The following testimony was taken at the examining trial in the above mentioned case. This March 21st 1888

Witness questioned about Snelling, said it looked to her when the shots first attracted her attention that he was only about fifteen feet from her father.

“Did you not swear at the inquest in the field, one hour and a half after the death of your father, that you saw only two men, one on horseback and one on foot, and that the one on horseback was George Trowbridge?”

 

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San Saba County Commissioners’ Court holds regular meetings

By Candy Kokernot

The San Saba County Commissioners’ Court met for a regular meeting on Thursday, December 20th, in the County Judge’s Chambers. Judge Theodosis called the Court to order at 10:30 a.m. He then welcomed everyone. Commissioner 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. Discuss, Accept or Reject ATT Proposal for County Phone Service:

Thu
24
Jan
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The 2019 San Saba County Junior Livestock Show Reserve Grand Champions

The 2019 San Saba County Junior Livestock Show Grand Champion Steer shown by Mekalia Terry.

 

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The Texas Rangers and The San Saba Mob

SELECTED PASSAGES FROM VOLUME II

Editor’s Note - Part 44(d) of a continuing series

The State of Texas vs. Louis Davenport The following testimony was taken at the examining trial

in the above mentioned case.

This March 21st 1888

Objection overruled, and the witness continuing, said: “For two nights before he was killed we heard a noise in the yard.

Some time before that, at night, a crowd of sixteen men rode up and called for Papa.

My brother went out to see them and they asked him if Papa was at home. He said no, and then they told my brother to tell papa that he must leave within three days or he would be killed.

 

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2019 San Saba County Youth Fair Winners

2019 San Saba Youth Fair Art Grand Champion-Nayeli Gonzalez

 

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The Texas Rangers and The San Saba Mob

The State of Texas vs. Louis Davenport The following testimony was taken at the examining trial in the above mentioned case. This March 21st 1888

Mrs. Alice Roberts was the first Witness called by the state. She is the daughter of the murdered man Turner.

She said her father was murdered the 19th of July 1889, by George Trowbridge and Matt Ford.

 

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San Saba County Livestock Show and Sale January 10th-12th

The San Saba County Livestock Show and Sale will be held January 10th - 12th. The schedule is as follows: Livestock Show: Friday, January 11th, 9:00 a.m. - Show Barn (Water St. and Church St.) Buyers Club Meal: Saturday, January 12th, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Civic Center (Mill Pond Park) Auction Sale: Saturday, January 12th, 5:30 p.m. - Civic Center (Mill Pond Park) The Buyers Club is seeking donations once again to support the youth in San Saba County at the Livestock Show and Sale. We have many supporters who graciously purchase animals outright without the assistance of other donors. Some supporters find that the charitable purchase of a sale animal is outside of their financial ability or they wish to split their donation up to more than one exhibitor.

 

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First quarter blood drive scheduled for Tuesday, January 15th

It’s a brand-new year!!! What would you give to be a better person in 2019? Well, one thing that you can do is to DONATE BLOOD and your opportunity is right around the corner! The 1st Quarter San Saba County/Baylor Scott & White Blood Drive is scheduled for Tuesday, January 15, 2019, from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m., at the First Baptist Church at 208 W. Wallace in San Saba.

I’m always trying to give you Blood Donation Facts and I may have some new ones for you…

 

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Central Texas Farm Credit to return $6.5 million to customers

Central Texas Farm Credit customers will receive a record $6.5 million refund in March 2019, thanks to the rural financing cooperative’s strong financial results in 2018.

As a borrower-owned coop, Central Texas Farm Credit keeps only the earnings it needs for growth and stability, and returns the rest to its members through its patronage program. Patronage refunds lower customers’ borrowing costs by giving back a portion of the interest they paid on their loans.

 

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03
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The Texas Rangers and The San Saba Mob

By Ross J. Cox, Sr.

The State of Texas vs. Louis Davenport - The following testimony was taken at the examining trial in the above mentioned case. This March 21st 1888.

8 June 1897

Fifty-third Court. The case of George Trowbridge of San Saba County, charged with the murder of J. R. Turner in June 1889 was called yesterday morning in the Fifty-third District Court, Judge Frank Morris presiding.

The case is an important one and 269 witnesses are under process in it, nearly all of them are present.

Of that number only forty are state witnesses.

Both sides announced ready for trial, and the work on impaneling a jury began.

 

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