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Hartman Reunion held in Coleman

The descendants of I. E. and Reba Hartman gathered at the Coleman City Park Museum on Saturday, July 27th for their 43rd. annual reunion. The two surviving children of I. E. and Reba, Winnie Blanscett and J. B. Hartman, were both able to attend the reunion.

The day was filled with visiting, picture taking, games and the “White Elephant Auction”. The Hartman Heritage Quiz winners were Winnie Blanscett and James Hartman. After a long hard fight, Hannah Hartman won the Grant Box Game.

Door prizes of potted plants were won by Mike Hartman, Rachel Hough, Hannah Hartman, Tonya Blanscett , Harry Walker, and Tanya Hartman. Winners of Candy Guessing Jars were Randal Blanscett, Brittany Mach, Fred Reeves, Robin Hartman, Beth Hartman and Mike Hartman. Winners of Money Guessing Jars were J. B. Hartman, Eddie Hartman, Sandra Walker, Carol Reeves, and Fred Reeves.

The Group agreed to donate $200.00 to the Santa Anna Cemetery Association.

Everyone enjoyed a wonderful noon meal of fried chicken and all the trimmings.

Those 51 in attendance for the 2013 Hartman Reunion were;
Austin Carol and Dale Reeves, Fred Reeves, Gary Hartman, Bob Blanscett, Robin and David Hartman
Bangs Sandra and Harry Walker
Brownwood Ronnie and Beth Hartman, Eddie and Mary Ann Hartman
Buda Danny Hartman
Burkett Cindy Boyle
Decauter Hallee and Chloe Atchley
Early Stacy, Julie, Peyton and Raemi Walker
Midland Winnie, Russell, Randal, Randy, and Tonya Blanscett
Midlothian Brittany and Byler Mach
New Braunfels Debra Hough
Odessa J. B. and Sandy Hartman
Opelousas, La Steve and Stevie Hartman
Round Rock Jeff, Quinn and Jude Hartman
Santa Anna Stan and Judy Hartman, Stephanie Hartman, Hannah Hartman and Nate Salazar
Sonora James, Tanya, Katie and Hayden Hartman
Snyder Mike and Dana Hartman
Universal City Rachel and Calvin Hough
Venus Robin and James Bass

Santa Anna Summer Band Practice Information for Grades 7-12

Hello. My name is Randy Hunsaker and I am the band director replacing Mr. Mitchell for the upcoming school year. From what I have heard and observed, I have some pretty big shoes to fill. The Santa Anna High School Band has quite a great reputation and has been very successful for the past several years with many great traditions. I hope to continue these traditions and pledge to work my best to lead this band on a path of continued success. I am really looking forward to getting to know you. I am also looking forward to supporting our football team as much as possible during the fall and wish them their continued success.

I would like to start our summer band program on Monday, August 12 at 11:30 in the morning. That will only give us 15 rehearsals before our first performance. Also, I would like to meet with the Drum Major and any upper classmen who can on Thursday, August 8th at 11:00 AM to discuss your traditions and goals for the year. I would like to use “Drill Instructors” to help teach the under classmen our marching fundamentals. So the schedule will be as follows:
Thursday, August 8 11:00am Drum Major and upper class- men, including those who want to help as drill instructors
Monday, August 12 11:30am Full Band Rehearsal
Tuesday, August 13 11:30am Full Band Rehearsal
Wednesday, August 14 11:30am Full Band Rehearsal
Thursday, August 15 11:30am Full Band Rehearsal
Friday, August 16 11:30am Full Band Rehearsal

We will rehearse the week of August 19th also, but I’m not sure of rehearsal times right now because of teacher in-service that week. Will let you know as I find out.

I hope this letter finds you enjoying the last part of your summer break. As said before, I am looking forward to meeting all of you and becoming part of the Santa Anna tradition of excellence.

Randy Hunsaker

Rain - Updated

Praise the Lord for the wonderful, thirst quenching rain!

I had over three inches Sunday night to Monday night, 2.65 Monday to Tuesday night, and .35 Tuesday to Wednesday night for a total of 6 inches and still raining.

Tex Wright reports over 3.31 inches and still raining Monday evening.


When the World Championship Bison Cookoff ended on May 18, the Mountain Mafia put over 70 pounds of barbecue in the freezer. The original intent was to sell the meat in a fundraiser for the group. Then the tornado hit the Blanket school and because a similar event happened in Santa Anna, workers knew that even though the school structures are covered by insurance, individual teachers lost personal teaching supplies not covered. The decision was made to put that meat to a good use, so the Mafia held a fundraiser meal---for Blanket teachers.

Guests enjoyed a wonderful meal from the barbecue provided by 47 of the best cookers in Texas that had entered the Bison Cookoff. The frozen meat was revived as sumptuous chopped barbecue. Teri and Gayland Edmiston provided the red beans, Santa Anna Grocery provided the buns and Tom’s Snacks provided the chips. Pickles, onions, and tea rounded out the fare--- all for the cost of a donation.

Due to the generous donations of those who attended, the Mountain Mafia raised $830 for the teachers of Blanket ISD. Blanket ISD counselor Brenda Tunnell was contacted to help disburse the funds to the teachers.

The Mountain Mafia would like to thank our generous community for the funds raised; the event would not have been a success without their support.

W.E. “Edd” Hartman

W.E. “Edd” Hartman age 90 of Santa Anna, Texas passed from this life on Thursday July 11, 2013 at 12:07 am at Coleman County Medical Center. Services will be Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 11:00 am at the North Side Church of Christ with Aaron Lemond officiating assisted by Sam Wilson. Interment will follow at the Santa Anna Cemetery under the direction of Henderson Funeral Home of Santa Anna. Family visitation will be Friday 6:00 – 7:00 pm at Henderson Funeral Home.

Edd was born August 18, 1922 in Santa Anna, Texas to the late Isreal E. and Reba Hester Hartman. Edd was lifetime resident of Coleman County and graduated from Santa Anna High School. On August 2, 1941 he married Ruby Ester Moore in Santa Anna and they celebrated 70 years of marriage. Ruby preceded him in death in 2012. He served his country during WWII in the Army Air Core and was a member of the North Side Church of Christ. He was a past mayor of Santa Anna, past president of the Lions Club, fifty year member of the Masonic Mountain Lodge of Santa Anna, forty year member of Santa Anna Volunteer Fire Department, member of various square dance clubs, active in all of Santa Anna youth activities and programs, and Music Director for Northside Church of Christ. Edd owned and operated Hartman Plumbing and Electric Company from 1961 to 1973. He then owned and operated Hartman Construction Company from 1973 until his retirement in 2000.

2 Daughters
Sandra & husband Harry Walker of Bangs, Texas
Cindy & husband Daryl Boyle of Burkett, Texas
3 Sons
Eddie & wife Mary Ann Hartman of Lake Brownwood, Texas
Stanley & wife Judy Hartman of Santa Anna, Texas
Ronnie & wife Beth Hartman of Lake Brownwood, Texas
1 Sister- Winnie Blanscett of Midland, Texas
1 Brother- J.B. Hartman of Odessa, Texas
12 Grandchildren
27 Great Grandchildren
2 Great Great Grandchildren
Several Nieces and Nephews

Edd was preceded in death by
Granddaughter- Audrey Lynn Hartman
Great Grandson- Caden Boyle
Great Great Grandson- Graham Charles Walker

In lieu of flower memorials may be made to Santa Anna Meals On Wheels or favorite charity of your choice.

Santa Anna Mini Cheer Camp

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Registration has begun for the 2nd annual Santa Anna High School Summer Tennis Camp presented by Jeff Hartman and S.M.A.C.K.T.E.C. Tennis. This camp will focus on fundamentals and mechanics, footwork, strategy and tactics, and enjoyment of the game!

Session Dates and Times:
July 1st – 4th (Monday - Thursday)
9:00 AM– 12:00 PM
for boys and girls ages 12 and up.

Location: Santa Anna H.S. tennis courts.

Fee: $75.00 + 2 cans of unopened tennis balls.

What to bring: Tennis Racket, water jug(1 gal. if possible), sunscreen, cap/visor.

Checks payable to: Jeff Hartman.

For further information contact:
Jeff Hartman @ (512) 923 – 3936

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