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Rotary Club supports Richland Springs disaster recovery effort

The Rotary Club of San Saba has donated $1200.00 to the First Baptist Church, Richland Springs, for the Richland Springs Disaster Fund. Pictured above are (left to right) Rotary President Elect Cydney Pearce, First Baptist Church Pastor Russ Steel, and Rotary President Jerry Blankenship.

 

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Capital Farm Credit returns $77.5 million to borrowers

More than $700 million over the past 10 years

This spring, Capital Farm Credit (CFC) returned $77.5 million cash to its members in the form of patronage dividends. In addition, we're setting aside $86.3 million in Allocated Equities for future distribution to our members, for a total 2018 patronage declaration of $163.8 million.

"As a borrower-owned cooperative, our members are also our owners," said Ben Novosad, chief executive officer. "When Capital Farm Credit is successful, our members are successful."

 

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San Saba County Sheriff’s Office issues rabies alert

San Saba County Sheriff’s Office wants to alert the public of a confirmed case of rabies found in this county.

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed that a fox from San Saba County has tested positive for rabies.

The fox was found in the 300 block of County Road 112. The fox did come in contact with a human and several cats before being euthanized and tested.

 

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Richland Springs graduates receive $43,850 in scholarships

Submitted by Superintendent Don Fowler

It was a banner year for the Richland Springs class of 2018.

A special thanks to all the scholarship presenters for their continued support of our students.

 

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Tony Booth & Darrell McCall return to the Llano Opry

The Llano Country Opry will be staged on Saturday, July 14, at the Lantex Theater in Llano, Texas. Tickets are now on sale at www.heartoftexascountry.com or by calling (325) 247-5354. Admission is $15.00 per person and the show begins at 7:30 P.M. Darrell McCall and Tony Booth will be featured. McCall and Booth will do a set of their solo hits and then they join each other for some selections off of their Survivors album that also featured the late Curtis Potter.

In 1959, McCall was contacted by Nashville producer Buddy Killen, and asked to join a pop band he was forming called The Little Dippers. The band released the top ten pop hit "Forever" in 1960. The next year, McCall was signed by Capitol Records as a solo singer releasing two singles.

 

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Millican Reunion held July 7 at Civic Center

Some 42 family and friends met for the annual Millican Family Reunion on Saturday, July 7th, at the San Saba Civic Center. Descendants of Mose, Miles and Joe Millican were present.

From the Mose Millican family: Gail Callahan, Pat and Bonnie Millican, Geoffrey and Lindsay Millican, Henry and Jack Millican, Sam Strouhal and friend Hattie, Brian and Bailey Strouhal and daughter, Annabelle.

 

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San Saba County Chamber of Commerce announces 2018 scholarship recipient

The Civic Leadership Scholarship for 2018 was awarded to Analyn Bohensky, a 2018 graduate of San Saba High School. She is a resident of San Saba and has been accepted at University of Texas.

Analyn wrote on her application, "I have never thought of the future without a college education." She shared she has  always yearned for the true college experience.

 

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First United Methodist Church welcomes new pastor

Born in San Antonio, Texas, Mark spent most of his pre-school and school years either on family ranches in the Texas Hill Country, or in Austin, Texas where he attended public school and the University of Texas.

In 2006, Mark got a call to serve the Lord, and applied and completed the requirements for a Licensed Local Pastor in the United Methodist Church.

 

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Central Texas Farm Credit hires Myia Stewardson

Central Texas Farm Credit recently hired Myia Stewardson as a loan officer trainee in the rural lending cooperative’s San Saba branch office.

Previously, Stewardson was a teacher for 15 years at San Saba ISD, where she taught agriculture science and fifth-grade science, social studies and technology.

She and her rancher husband, John, were participants in the 2015 Farm Credit Young Leaders Program, where they were recognized for outstanding leadership and involvement in the ag industry. Stewardson is secretary of the San Saba County Young Farmers.

 

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Four-time Magic 5 Star Summer Showcase defending Champs

by Oscar Zepeda

San Saba 5th/6th JLD (47-9) knocked off top rated Katy Rebels, 28-19, in the 6th Grade Girls Division of the 2018 Magic 5 Star Summer Showcase basketball tournament held on Saturday June 23rd at the Austin Sports Center in Cedar Park, Texas, to capture their fourth Magic 5 Star Summer Showcase 6th Grade Girls Division Championship in a row.

JLD won 6th Grade Girls division titles in 2015, 2016, 2017 and now 2018. JLD has captured six of the last seven 6th Grade Girls Division Magic 5 Star Summer Showcase tournament championships which started in 2012. In the last four championship games, JLD defeated Liberty Hill Swoosh 29-9 in 2015, Austin Lady Magic 35-34 in 2016, and Austin Wildcats 67-7 in 2017.

 

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