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Veterans Day Flags

By Texas Hunters for Heroes

In order to honor our deceased veterans, Texas Hunters for Heroes would like to help all of the cemeteries in San Saba County post the flag of The United States of America on their graves for Veterans Day and Memorial Day weekends. Texas Hunters for Heroes will see that the flags are posted in the San Saba City Cemetery and will furnish flags free of charge for all of the other cemeteries in the county.

The American flags from Texas Hunters for Heroes are available for pick up at San Saba Olive Oil Company. Please leave your name, phone number, and the name of the cemetery where you will be placing the flags. Texas Hunters for Heroes also asks that you reuse these flags the next year (replacement flags are available as needed).

 

Wed
25
Oct
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SS Rotary Club Golf Tournament this Saturday

Aleck Newby, Rotary Club Secretary, with the 12-gauge Remington 870 Express shotgun to be given as one of several prizes in the upcoming San Saba Rotary Club Golf Tournament. The tournament is scheduled this Saturday, October 28th, with Tee Time at noon. Cost is $50.00 per person (green fees included) and all contestants will receive dinner and a "goodie" bag.

 

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Wed
25
Oct
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San Saba Golden Armadillo Band headed to Area competition

The San Saba Golden Armadillo Band competed at the UIL Regional Marching Band Competition this past weekend in Leander. They received 1st Division Superior Ratings and advance to Area at Waco Robinson which will take place next Saturday, October 28th. The Golden Armadillo Band will compete tentatively at 4:30 p.m. This is the 6th consecutive 1st Division Superior rating at UIL Region marching contest for the band and the 3rd consecutive time advancing to Area marching contest.

 

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Wed
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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Wed
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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