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Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Updated November 13, 2014 7:14 PM
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 - 201 S ...
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, November 13, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
The Johnson City ISD held their regularly scheduled meeting on Nov. 10 with all members present. No one spoke during Open Forum. The first item on the agenda was the consideration of and possible approval of Blanco County Appraisal District’s Proposal to adjust the districts’ 2014 allocation credit from the 2013 audit for the purpose of property improvements.
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, November 13, 2014 • Posted November 20, 2014
Jade Phillips Winters, a 2002 graduate of Lyndon B. Johnson High School, has been appointed as the Hill Country Region’s new Director of Medicine for Specialty Care for Baylor Scott and White. In her new role, Jade will oversee the Marble Falls Specialty Clinic practices, the Regional Contact Center, and any future specialty care expansion in the region.
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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, November 13, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
The old saying that offense wins games and defense wins championships held true Friday night for the Eagles. When it seemed Mother Nature, the officials and the rest of the world was against the Eagles Brent Harris’ defense stepped up to the challenge and brought home a 15-7 victory. With the victory the Eagles earn the #2 seat in the playoffs and will face Thrall on Friday night in Lago Vista. The Eagles received the opening kickoff and drove down the field and scored quickly on a Will Ruth ...