Texas Men’s State Chili Cook-Off in Johnson City

It's that time of year when the best chili on the planet comes to Johnson City. There will be some new twists this year to delight all those who attend. Here in Johnson City, at the Blanco County Fairgrounds along the banks of the Pedernales River, men from Texas and beyond will compete in one of the largest cook offs in the world, to become the Texas Men's State Chili Champion. Mark your...

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Man arrested after fire, burglary at residence in Round Mountain

Jeffrey Bous was arrested following an incident that took place in Round Mountain on March 12, according to Sgt. Ben Ablon of the Blanco County Sheriff's Department.Ablon said Blanco Sheriff's received a call at about 10 p.m. that evening regarding a disturbance on Anderson Lane in Round Mountain....

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May ballot set for City, ISD elections

Both the Johnson City and the Johnson City Independent School District (JCISD) have called an election for Saturday, May 9 and both entities will feature contested elections....

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Arizona fugitive apprehended in Johnson City

Officers from the US Marshall Service, Lone Star Task Force and Austin PD make entry to a room at Hill Country Inn where an Arizona fugitive was expected to be. The wanted man was not in the room.

On Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Johnson City Police Department was notified by the United States Marshall Service in reference to a wanted fugitive that was believed to be in Johnson City....

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Old West Casino Nite a big success!

On Thursday, March 5th the Johnson City Chamber of Commerce hosted their Old West Casino Nite event at the Blanco County Show Barn. Pecan Street Brewing provided a delicious dinner, Scooter Pearce performed her magic as always, the silent auction was awesome and the Casino Knights provided a great gaming experience as always! The cold was not enough to keep the fun away....

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Allen Promoted from Lieutenant to Captain

Officer Ross Allen was summoned to the council meeting on 3/3/15 under false pretenses. He was met by Chief Holland, fellow officers, and his wife and children for a surprise promotion from Lieutenant to Captain. Congratulations Captain Allen!

The Johnson City City Council met on March 3, 2015 for their regularly scheduled meeting and all members were present....

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