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Wed
03
May

Richland Springs’ Kamree Lewis is headed to the State Golf Tournament

Richland Springs’ Kamree Lewis is headed to the State Golf Tournament. Kam, Regional Golf Medalist, heads to Austin on May 15-16. Photo by Pam Starr.

 

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Wed
03
May

Armadillos headed to Baseball playoffs for 9th time in the past 10 seasons

By Coach Ryan Pannell

The San Saba Armadillo Baseball team has been on a tear lately, winning our last 4 out of 5 ball games and the past three in a row. This win streak has secured us a playoff spot representing district 7AA in the playoffs. We beat Gorman on 7-3 on the road on 4/11, dropped a tough contest to Miles at home on 4/14 10-0, and have won our last three ball games. We defeated May on the road by a score of 9-3 on 4/18, Winters at home 20-6 on 4/21, and won an exciting walk off victory vs. Cross Plains on 4-25 by a score of 6-5. Our players are bought in and focused on making a playoff run and winning gold gloves! We finish off our district schedule at DeLeon Armadillos headed to Baseball playoffs for 9th time in the past 10 seasons By Coach Ryan Pannellon May 1st at 5:00 p.m.

Wed
03
May

San Saba County Livestock & Wildlife Association still needs your help

By Macy Ledbetter

Dues for the organization are still coming in at a slow pace. We're asking for you to consider a donation (dues) if you haven't sent yours in. We also ask that you hit up your friends and neighbors to do the same.

Fawning season begins next month so support the organization to ensure your deer herd is as healthy and productive as possible. This will ensure a high quality hunting experience for your family, lease hunters, and our community.

 

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Wed
26
Apr

Local man wins National Championship

Wade Ledbetter, member of Texas A&M University’s Corps of Cadets Marksmanship Unit, earned the High Overall score at the Military College Combat Shooting Championship held at Fort Benning, Georgia. Wade’s CCMU teammates also took top honors: Jason Sartor took fourth place overall, Savannah Butters took the High Lady honors, and John Voss took first place in the Individual Operator competition.

In addition, the Corps of Cadets Marksmanship Unit (CCMU) won the top spot as a team for the third consecutive year. The United States Military Academy (West Point) took second place and Virginia Military Institute (VMI) took third place.

 

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Wed
26
Apr

San Saba City Council holds regular session April 11th

By Donna Webb, ReporterDevelopment

The San Saba City Council held a regular session on Tuesday, April 11th, in the Council Chambers. Mayor Kenneth Jordan called the session to order, welcomed everyone, and announced a quorum present at this meeting. Shawn Oliver then 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. Oleta Behrens, Alderman, was absent.

 

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Wed
26
Apr

Masonic Lodge to host annual High School Seniors Banquet May 1st

Submitted by Lodge Secretary

The ladies of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter 191, the Freemasons of San Saba Masonic Lodge No. 612, and the San Saba Scottish Rite Club, will host the annual Seniors Banquet on Monday, May 1st. This is the 27th year for the annual occasion, which will be held at the Masonic Lodge Hall, just east of town.

A meal of fried fish will be served with French Fries, hush puppies and beans. Members are asked to please bring a covered side dish, salad, bread or dessert. The honored guests are the 2017 graduating seniors of Cherokee, Richland Springs and San Saba high schools.

 

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Wed
19
Apr

Directors of the San Saba County Chamber of Commerce

On March 24, 2017, several of the directors of the San Saba County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Pecan Capital Title at 200 E Wallace, San Saba, Texas. Pictured from left to right in the back row are: Larry Davis, Marian Deans, Clay Nettleship, Jody Fauley, Dick Miller, Deryl Hoyt, Jr., T. Noel Wood, Jr. Pictured left to right in the front row are: Jenifer Osbourn, Cynthia Weatherby, Jeanne Melton, Nancy Bush, Melissa King, Kathy Willson and Dora Miller.

 

 

 

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Wed
19
Apr

Sharon Blossman

Sharon Blossman, San Saba County Justice of the Peace, proudly shows her certificate earned after completing three non-consecutive weeks of judicial education. This mandated 80- hour training is for all Justices of the Peace in their first year of office and is composed of three highly intensive seminars. These seminars, taught by Texas Justice Court staff attorneys and current Judges throughout the state, address ethics, criminal procedure, civil procedure, inquests, magistration, office administration, and legal reasoning. Sharon also received an award for completion and submission of required legal coursework (vital statistics) in a timely manner; she was one of a few who accomplished this task.

 

 

 

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Wed
19
Apr

San Saba County Pecan Field Day

By Neal Alexander

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the San Saba County Pecan Growers Association will host the annual Pecan Field Day on Monday May 1st at the San Saba Civic Center. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with the program beginning at 9 o’clock. There will be a $35.00 registration for those who preregister and $45.00 at the door. An enchilada lunch will be provided by Pepperbelly’s Restaurant.

Speakers for this year’s program are: Scott Anderson, Brown County Extension Agent, Laws and Regulations; Bill Ree, Pecan Specialist, College Station will discuss Pecan Integrated Pest Management; Bob Whitney will discuss his Pecan Scab research and Managing Yard Pecan Trees & Small Orchards; Monte Nesbitt, Extension Program Specialist, will discuss Pecan Pathology.

 

 

 

Wed
12
Apr

Six Armadillo Basketball Players Receive Post-Season Honors

Six San Saba Basketball players received 27-AA All-District honors this season. San Saba was represented very well this year in our district. Sean O’Keefe was selected as New-Comer of the Year, Wyatt Deans was selected 1st Team All-District, and Ruben Parra was selected 2nd Team All-District.

 

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