May 04 2016
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Democratic Party Convention Notice

The Precinct/County Convention for the Blanco County Democratic Party will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at the residence of Barbara Hudson, 203 South Avenue E, Johnson City, Texas. Registration will open at 9:30 am; Convention will be called to order at 10:00 am. You may pre-register online at http://Register.txdemocrats.org.Very Important: Only individuals who voted in the Democratic

Community Easter Service at Whittington's Hill

As the Disaster Used Clothing Drive neared its end, several churches consolidated their collections into Johnson City’s main pickup point at the First United Methodist Church. Toni Silver, from St Luke United Methodist Church in Austin, was one who added to the mountain of bags. By the time you read this, the two semis should have made their pickups from all 21 participating churches.

An All-Church Community Easter Son-Rise Service will be held at 7:00A.M. at Whittington's Hill. Everyone is invited to hear the message of the Resurrection given by Pastor Steve Sanchez and to sing special traditional songs commemorating this spectacular day played by Beverly Voron, both from Community Church of the Hills. Please bring a chair, a blanket, and wear warm clothes. If there is bad

HCA Working to Address Light Pollution in H.C.

When I was a kid my some of my best summer evenings were spent chasing lightening bugs and when tired of bug chasing, lying in the grass looking for the Big Dipper, Little Dipper and simply counting stars. Now my grandkids stay inside playing MineCraft and watching “stars” on YouTube, Instagram and Facebook. Times have changed but I do believe that watching real stars is something that we all can

Capital Highlights

Full 5th Circuit to hear Texas voter ID caseAUSTIN — The entire U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals will review Texas’ controversial voter identification law.A majority of the judges of the Fifth Circuit on March 9 voted in support of an “en banc” rehearing of oral arguments in Veasey v. Abbott, a case challenging the law. No date for the rehearing has been set.The case stems from Senate Bill 14, a

TOWN BEAT

The National Weather Service will present Skywarn Weather Spotter Training on March 22nd from 7 – 9 pm at Blanco EMS at 607 Chandler Street. The training is free to the public.*****Michala Zbytovsky celebrated her 18th birthday with a surprise party at Pecan Street on Wednesday, March 9th. She was welcomed by family, friends, & classmates. They enjoyed some great pizza and cake. Lots of good

Blanco County 4-H Shooters Compete at Sate Competition

Congratulations to the Blanco County 4-H Shooting Education shooters who participated in the Texas State BB Gun Championship that was held in New Caney, Texas on March 12. 15 shooters and coaches represented Blanco County including: Back Row Left to Right: Donnie Sprouse (Coach), Shannon Sultemeier (Coach), Chris Welch (Coach), Dakota Metcalf, Reid Sultemeier, Degan Roy, Cody Sprouse, Keen