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Daniel Aragon awarded San Saba Law Enforcement Scholarship

San Saba Senior, Daniel Aragon, was awarded the San Saba Law Enforcement Scholarship. Daniel was chosen based on his field of study and his achievements.

The San Saba County Sheriff's Office, along with the San Saba Police Department, were very honored to be able to award a Daniel Aragon awarded San Saba Law Enforcement Scholarship$500 scholarship this year. They are hoping to provide a scholarship each year to a graduating senior in San Saba County. Congratulations to all the graduates of 2017!

 

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14
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Performance Talent to hold 10th Annual "Boot Camp"

From June 19th through June 24th, Performance Talent will hold its 10th Annual Boot Camp for aspiring talent in the San Saba area.

Classes in modeling, music, dance, acting and other performance art related topics will be held concurrently at the San Saba Civic Center and the Performance Talent Studio located at 111 E. Wallace Street in San Saba.

 

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Wed
07
Jun
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County Commissioners Court holds regular meeting May 22nd

By Donna Webb, Reporter

The San Saba County Commissioners’ Court held a regular meeting on Monday, May 22nd, in the County Judge’s Chambers.

County Judge Byron Theodosis called the Court to order at 9:00 a.m. and welcomed everyone.

 

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07
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American Legion to sponsor local student

Submitted by Post Adjutant

The Wiley B. Murray Post No. 27 will be the sponsor of a local student of San Saba High School for the upcoming "Boys State" program this summer. Cole R. Tupin, currently a junior, has been selected to attend the program, which will be held in Austin from June 11th-June 16th. Cole is active with football, baseball and the Student Council.

 

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07
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St. Mary’s Multi-Use Facility Concrete…It is done!

At 3:00 in the morning on May 24th, there was a buzz about the west side of town at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The long awaited concrete slab was poured.

This is a significant milestone in the project to build a multi-use facility. There is no turning back now!

 

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Wed
31
May
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Concho Chicks Drill Team to perform at San Saba Rodeo and Parade June 2nd and 3rd

The Concho Chicks Drill Team will perform at the 79th Annual San Saba Pro Rodeo and Parade June 2nd and 3rd.

The Concho Chicks Drill Team is a professional and highly-skilled group of cowgirls who execute exciting, fast paced drills choreographed to contemporary music, focused on delivering the very best in family entertainment, and a special military tribute to honor our military.

Drill team members include Diana Stark, Tanya Elliott, Joy Walker, Katelyn Kurtz, Breanna Stark, Shali Simpson, and coach Leann Herrera.

 

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May
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LCRA, Hamilton County Electric Co-op award $25,000 to Bend Comunity Center

The Bend Community Center will upgrade its kitchen thanks to a $25,000 community development grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority and Hamilton County Electric Cooperative.

The community center will use the grant, along with local matching funds, to add new cabinets, countertops, a sink, a faucet and a water heater. The new cabinets will be ergonomically designed and will comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Bend Community Center, also referred to as the School House, uses the only building remaining from the Bend School System. The center is located at the heart of the community, sitting atop a hill that overlooks the Colorado River.

 

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May
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San Saba Garden Club’s May 2017 Yard of the Month

Submitted by Dianna Furlan 

Some streets have that ‘drive down here and look at the beauty we have to offer’ allure. This is true for the San Saba Garden Club's May 2017 Yard of the Month at 108 Ninth St., where the quaint harmonious home of Jack and Sandra Vaughn can be found. Yes, you have seen it often as the timeless yellow house with the white porch and trim with the backyard surrounded by a white picket fence. The Vaughns have been in the house for 32 years.

Wed
24
May
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San Saba City Council holds public hearing, and regular and executive sessions May 9th

City honors May’s Employee of the Month

By Donna Webb, Reporter

The San Saba City Council held a public hearing, as well as regular and executive sessions, on Tuesday, May 9th, in the Council Chambers. Mayor Kenneth Jordan called the session to order, welcomed everyone, and announced a quorum present at this meeting. Shawn Oliver gave the invocation and led 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; Charles Peeler, Alderman; and Stan Weik, City Manager.

 

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May
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Martha Long to speak at Museum Annual Membership Meeting

By Lynn Blankenship

Martha Gilliland Long will be the featured speaker at this year’s annual meeting to be held Sunday, June 4th at the Father’s House Fellowship Hall, 704 E. Commerce St. beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Martha will share the history of the Schleicher Ranch where she and her husband, Hudson, have lived since their marriage in 1958.

In 2006, she published this history in “Cabin on Cherokee Creek.” This well documented book is filled with first-hand accounts of cattle drives, many of which began on the Schleicher ranch. Their ranch house and the 1850s stone cabin are located by the springs that are the headwaters of Cherokee Creek.

Martha, a retired Llano County Extension agent, has also authored or edited books about Llano County history.

 

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