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Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
EARLY VOTING Begins on Monday, October 20, 2014 at the Blanco County Courthouse Annex,Conference Room. Times are: 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. Until Friday, October 24. 9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Saturday, October 25, 2014. 11:00 A.M. -2:00 P.M. Sunday, October 26,2014. 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. from Monday, October 27, until Friday,October 31, 2014 ELECTION DAY POLLS ARE OPENED 7:00 A.M.- 7:00 P.M. Precinct 102 - Blanco Masonic Hall - 501 11th Street, Blanco, TX Precinct 201 - PEC Auditorium - ...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
The Blanco County Pioneers Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT) is sponsoring an essay contest that is open to all Blanco County fourth and seventh grade students. The topic for fourth graders is “The Runaway Scrape.” The seventh grade topic is “The Legend of Jim Bowie.” Typed essays are to be double spaced on 8-1/2 by 11-inch paper using a size 12 font.
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Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
I first became aware of Gene Fullmer at the ripe old age of twelve. I was attending a boxing event with a youth group at the Fair Grounds in Salt Lake City. One of my buddies pointed ringside and excitedly exclaimed, “There’s Gene Fullmer!” I stared blankly and asked, “Who’s Gene Fullmer?” Shortly after I first laid eyes on him, he won the world middleweight championship when he upset the legendary Sugar Ray Robinson by soundly winning a unanimous 15-round decision.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
When cold weather comes to the Hill Country, we are reminded to plan for “plants, pipes, and pets”.We bring in the plants, wrap the pipes and prepare shelter for our pets. The local dog rescue, Wags-Hope and Healing (www.wagshopeandhealing.org) cares for many dogs who have been abused, abandoned, or orphaned.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 23, 2014
Ranchers should be on the lookout for cases of vesicular stomatitis (VS) as 53 cases have been confirmed in Texas this year. “VS is a viral disease that primarily affects horses and cattle,” said Adrian Schulze, Blanco County Farm Bureau director. “At first glance, symptoms resemble those of the dreaded and highly contagious foreign animal virus, Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD).” Signs of VS include blisters, excessive saliva and crusty sores around an animal’s muzzle, teats or hooves.
Thursday, September 25, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014
Alfred “Al” Davis, Jr. passed away on September 19, 2014 at the age of 95 after a brief illness. He was born on February 10, 1919 in Johnson City to Alfred and Annie (Casparis) Davis. His great grandparents, Alfred and Mary Russell Davis, were pioneer settlers in the Blowout community in Northwest Blanco County where the Davis Ranch is still located.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 23, 2014
The family of Candice Clara Caudell Raby would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the many people who expressed their love and encouragement for all of us during Candice’s illness. Your prayers were a blessed comfort and your visits and calls were appreciated so much. Your reaching out to us by sharing your friendship and giving from your heart made us realize even more how blessed it is to live in a community where people care for each other.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
Hill Country Memorial Hospice announces its cancer support group schedule for the fall. The Cancer Support Group meets weekly on Saturdays beginning Nov. 1 at 9 a.m. in the Brune Building at 808 Reuben St. in Fredericksburg. Support services are facilitated by HCM Hospice’s Bereavement Coordinator, Christy Hargrove-Bourtin, M.A., who holds a master’s degree in pastoral counseling.
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Religion
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Updated October 30, 2014 3:08 PM
Learning to rightly divide the word of God is very important. In fact, if we are to find truth and walk in the light it is an absolute must. Many approach the Bible never having learned the fundamentals that are foundational to understanding God’s will. Over the next several weeks we will lay out some of the basics that are a great aid to those who sincerely desire to understand the Bible. The most basic fundamental is that the Bible has two great divisions, the Old Testament (which contains ...
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School
Thursday, October 16, 2014 • Updated October 30, 2014 2:41 PM
On Friday, October 24th, the LBJ High School Student Council will be sponsoring the annual Fall Blood Drive in the LBJ High School Gym. Technicians will be available to from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. To sign up for a particular time spot, please call the high school office at 830-868-4025; drop-ins are also welcomed.
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Sports
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
The Lady Eagles split district matches this week. Johnson City’s Lady Eagles faced Leakey Friday night at home and avenged an earlier season loss by defeating Leakey in four games. The Lady Eagles started out slow losing the first game of the match 22-25. The Lady Eagles woke up and dominated the next three games, leaving no questions on who was the superior team.