This past weekend turned out to be a very good one for San Saba County area football teams as the San Saba High School Armadillos, Richland Springs High School Coyotes, and Cherokee High School Indians all picked up crucial victories in the first round of their respective playoff brackets. San…
UPDATE FOR 11-20-20 CASES ACTIVE - San Saba County = 16 City of San Saba = 43 (1 hospitalization) RECOVERED - San Saba County = 59 City of San Saba = 107 5 DEATHS Total = 230 San Saba County = 76 City of San Saba = 154 Message from Dr. Craig Whiting:  There are many factors…
November 19, 2020 | Austin, Texas | Press Release Governor Greg Abbott today traveled to Lubbock to hold a briefing with local officials and provide an update on the distribution of bamlanivimab, the Eli Lilly & Company monoclonal antibody therapy for COVID-19. The Texas Department of State…
By Debbie Koenig  If it seems to you like the number of new cases of COVID-19 is speeding up, you’re right. Not long ago, things were slowing down -- while it took just over 2 weeks to get from 4 million to 5 million confirmed U.S. cases over the summer, the climb from 6 million to 7 million took…
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park is excited to announce the debut of a new, interactive virtual tour of the first floor of the Texas White House. As a boy, Lyndon Johnson knew the home of his Uncle Clarence and Aunt Frank Martin as "the big house on the river." In 1951, Johnson took…
When someone suggests that life is difficult, there’s the temptation to ask, “Compared to what?” Actors dating back to Shakespeare have cited another comparison concerning the difficulty of making audiences laugh. They’ve said it thusly: “Dying is easy, comedy is hard.” Within a specific current…
Through Thursday, November 18th, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will be collecting data in multiple locations throughout the nine-county Brownwood District. TxDOT’s Transportation Planning and Programming Division collects on average 80,000 short-term traffic counts throughout the…
The “Pecan Food Show Champion Recipes, 2020 edition” is now available at Alamo Pecan, Oliver Pecan and the Agri-Life Extension Office on the first floor of the courthouse.
In spite of our recent cold spell, it is still a few weeks before winter officially arrives. The two times of the year that show the greatest changes in the local landscape are the beginning of winter and the beginning of spring. As humans, we tend to view the former with dread and the latter with…
I spent the fading hours of Saturday sitting on my porch and enjoying the sounds of the evening. The winds had died down to a soft murmur, the crickets and frogs were chirping away, the birds were making their little night songs, and the sky was touched with delicate pink clouds. Could life be any…
Hello, my lovely San Saba friends, and how are you? I sure hope you have had lollipop dreams and ice cream days since last we spoke. Oh wait, I am wishing you a diabetic coma, obesity, sludge in your arteries and long visits with Dr. Whiting…let me rephrase that…hope you had a nice week. I do…
At the invitation of Dr. James Mercer recently, I visited and viewed the newly remodeled Heritage…
And the line starts. . . but it seems to never end! SSVFD workers said the vehicles seemed to never…
The San Saba Armadillos (7-1, 4-0 district) traveled to Coleman last Friday to take on the Bluecats…
This past weekend turned out to be a very good one for San Saba County area football teams as the San Saba High School Armadillos, Richland Springs High School Coyotes, and Cherokee High School Indians all picked up crucial victories in the first round of their respective playoff brackets.
Items for the Community Calendar are limited to 60 WORDS OR LESS. If they are too long, they will be edited. PLEASE NOTE: Annual Free Community Thanksgiving…
Four hundred years ago, 102 passengers and crew crowded onto the 100-foot Mayflower and left England in September of 1620. They faced many unknown dangers and…
Cassandra Merriman, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce, and Deryl Hoyt, Jr., owner and broker of Hoyt Real Estate, set up and manned the table for…
The San Saba Armadillos (8- 2) defeated the Forsan Buffaloes (5-5) last Friday evening in Wall, 31-17. San Saba went into halftime tied with Forsan but finally…
Change is inevitable. We transitioned to a four-day schoo week this year, with Mondays off. We’ve transitioned from asynchronous learning las spring, to all…
The San Saba High School varsity cross country program made the trip to take part in the 2020 Class 2A Region IV Cross Country Championships on Tuesday,…