Community

San Saba Garden Club Holds First Meeting of 2020-21

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The San Saba Garden Club held its first meeting of the 2020- 21 year on September 1st. To better observe social distancing and safe practices, members and guests gathered at the local Civic Center for refreshments and an overview of the coming year’s activities.

Pierian Study Club met September 10, 2020

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The Pierian Study Club met September 10, 2020, for their first meeting of the year in the Gold Room at The San Saba Hotel. The Yearbook Committee, composed of Joanne Weik, Chairman, Gale Ivy, Marsha Smart, Celia Bell, Audrey Smith and Debbie Shahan, were hostesses for the meeting.

TABC announces phased reopening of Austin-area offices

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The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is launching a new online appointment form for Texans who need in-person services at the agency’s Austin offices. Customers can fill out the form to set a time for in-person licensing or audit services.

Mason County Republican Events

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Mason County Republicans will be hosting two events in October. On Wednesday, October 7, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Lieutenant Colonel August Pfluger, Republican nominee for US Congress, will be at Art General Store, on Highway 29 East of Mason, for a meet and greet and town hall. The public is invited to come and visit with Lieutenant Colonel Pfluger and ask their questions.

Texas Heroes Day honoring Texas military, past and present

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The Daughters of the Republic of Texas will recognize Texas military heroes on September 18 with Texas Heroes Day. The DRT has designated the day to honor and preserve the memory of the volunteer soldiers who died defending the Republic of Texas and her independence, and to pay tribute to the men and women of the military, both past and present, who serve Texas. Special emphasis is placed on honoring those of the 1842 Dawson Massacre and Mier Expedition.

Rylander Library New Book List

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New books for September Bitter Pill by Fern Michaels Choppy Waters by Stuart Woods The Geometry of Holding Hands by Alexander McCall Smith Live Free or Die: America and the World on the Brink by Sean Hannity The Lives of Edie Pritchard by Larry Watson Midwife Murders by James Patterson Musical Chairs by Amy Poeppel The Orphan Collector by Ellen Marie Wiseman Private Cathedral b y James Lee Burke Royal by Danielle Steel Then She Vanished by T. Jefferson Parker To Coach A Killer by Victoria Laurie What The Heart Wants by Audrey Carlan Whirlwind by Janet Dailey The Boy Who Followed His Father Into Auschwitz by Jeremy Dronfield Chasing Chopin by Annik LaFarge Falcon Always Wings Twice by Donna Andrews Hand lettered Home DIY Signs by Caroline Bryan It Is Wood It Is Stone by Gabriella Burnham Kopp Sisters On The March by Amy Stewart Lost Souls At the Nepture Inn by Betsy Carter Pull of The Stars by Emma Donoghue South Of The Buttonwood Tree by Heather Webber 7 Days In Summer by Marcia Willett.

Chamber of Commerce’s newest member

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Please welcome the San Saba County Chamber of Commerce’s newest member, Hamilton Emergency Medical System. Hamilton EMS is proud to serve San Saba County with 13 dedicated and licensed employees. They provide advanced critical care level paramedicine, using some of the most state of the art equipment and medications available. Their EMS brings the Intensive Care Unit to you. Please call 911 for EMS services. Ready Today / Prepared for Tomorrow.

9-11 Commemorative Tribute

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The worst terrorist attack, the single deadliest incident on US soil and US history, is still remembered 19 years later, and we will never forget. On Friday, September 11, Keep San Saba Beautiful (KSSB) joined with the community in a moment of silence and prayer, remembering the 9-11 victims and first responders.