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29
Aug
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John and Myia Stewardson honored with 4-H Silver Clover Award

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s annual District 7, 4-H Silver Clover Recognition Banquet honored 29 adult leaders August 20th at Zentner’s Daughter Steak House in San Angelo.

The event, now in its 51st year, recognized the individuals for being key to the success of AgriLife Extension’s 23-county West Central District 4-H youth program, said Garry Branham, AgriLife Extension 4-H specialist at San Angelo.

 

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Wed
29
Aug
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City Council holds regular meeting August 14th

Pecan Pool approved for closure at present location; Employee of the Month recognized

By Donna Webb

The San Saba City Council held a regular session on Tuesday, August 14th, in the City Hall Chambers. Mayor Ken Jordan called the Council to order at 6:00 p.m., announced a quorum and welcomed everyone. Mayor Jordan gave the invocation and led everyone in the flag pledges.

The following Council members were in attendance: Ken Jordan, Mayor; Mark Amthor, Mayor Pro-Tem; Oleta Behrens, Alderman; Robert Whitten, Alderman; Shawn Oliver, Alderman; and Stan Weik, City Manager. Charles Peeler, Alderman, was absent at the meeting.

 

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Wed
22
Aug
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Cherokee VFD to hold Fish Fry, Raffle and Auction September 8th

By Mindy Sebastian

Join the fun on Saturday, September 8th, for the annual Cherokee Volunteer Fire Department Fish Fry, Raffle and Auction at 6:00 p.m.

Enjoy great music, fellowship and fried fish with all the fixings!

 

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Wed
22
Aug
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2018-2019 San Saba Dilloettes

By Mindy Sebastian

A great new season is on tap for the 2018-2019 San Saba Dilloettes.

Under the experienced leadership of Captain Katherine Jordon and Lieutenants: Denise Correa and Abigail Meador, the stage is set for  impressive performances by the 13 member squad.

 

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Wed
22
Aug
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San Saba ISD honors Maintenance and Custodial Staff at Board Meeting

By Michael Bohensky

On Monday, August 13th, the San Saba ISD Board of Trustees recognized the custodial and maintenance staff for their dedication and work over the summer in preparing the facilities and grounds for a new school year.

Here we go everyone the 2018-2019 school year has begun. Our halls came alive with the sound of young voices. We were pleased to see some new faces along with our familiar sweeties. Everyone is excited this first week of school. It doesn’t always last for everyone, but here at the beginning all is good. I am looking forward to a super successful year. Our school scores were good, but we want them better. Time will show us if we  succeeded. Teachers have been blessed with more paperwork thanks to someone who is not in the classroom. Apparently we have to keep samples of all work so that we can prove we have spent time teaching.

 

Wed
15
Aug
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Dr. Snyder recognized as Texas Association Secondary Principal of the Year for Region 15

Submitted by SSISD School Superintendent Michael Bohensky

San Saba ISD is proud to announce Dr. Scott Snyder as the Region 15 Texas Association of Secondary Principals "Principal of the Year."

This is a wonderful accolade that is well deserved. Dr. Snyder is starting his fourth year as high school principal at San Saba High School.

 

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Wed
15
Aug
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2018 SSHS graduates - Bohensky and Lambert - receive scholarships

Submitted by Colleen Womack

San Saba High School 2018 graduates, Analyn Bohensky and Josh Lambert recently received the Texas Interscholastic League Foundation (TILF) scholarship.

To be eligible to apply for a TILF scholarship, students must have participated in a UIL Academic State Meet at least once during their high school career. Consideration for the scholarship is based partly, though not entirely, on the following factors: 1.) Successful academic performance demonstrated by high grade point average and rank in high school graduating class; 2.) Need for financial assistance; 3.) High college entrance exam scores; 4.) Successful participation in UIL academic competition; 5.) Plans to enroll for the fall semester in an accredited college or university in the state of Texas and; 6.) Community involvement.

 

Wed
15
Aug
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Fellowship of Christian Women to hold luncheon Thursday, August 23rd

By Sharon Hayes

Ladies of the First Presbyterian Church, San Saba, are planning the August Fellowship of Christian Women’s Luncheon and give the ladies of San Saba county a very special invitation to come next Thursday, August 23rd. Please take note that this is a little early as there are five Thursdays in August.

 

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Wed
08
Aug
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The Texas Rangers and The San Saba Mob

Selected passages from Volume I
Submitted by Ross J. Cox, Sr.

Editor’s Note: Part 38b in a continuing series.

After all, the people had endured and suffered much.

The populace had been bullied and terrified, had their elections stolen, and been trampled into submission.

These were the darkest days in the history of the county, when no man’s life was immune from the Mob council.

Therefore, it was only right the final victory belonged to them, the citizens of a free democratic state. In all fairness, their ability to force such a change would never have become reality without the heroic efforts of Sanderson, the Rangers or Linden.

 

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08
Aug
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Reverend Scott Bradford to preach at the 160th Methodist Camp Meeting August 16th-19th

Bend United Methodist Church has announced that Reverend Scott A. Bradford, who is currently Senior Pastor of First United Methodist Church (UMC) in San Angelo, will be the guest preacher for this year's 160th Camp Meeting at the Methodist Campground on Cherokee Creek near the Chappel Community.

He has served the Methodist Church in San Angelo since July of 2017. Rev. Bradford has also served as Senior Pastor at Dripping Springs UMC, as well as having served the UMCs in Cotulla, Junction, London and Uvalde.

 

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