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January 3, 2013 Issue
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, Johnson City Chamber of Commerce
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We were delighted to host a visit from two French journalists who are doing a spread on Texas food and traditions. We were first contacted by Texas Tourism-France in order to facilitate a tour of the LBJ Ranch/Western Whitehouse in Stonewall. We provided them with some additional points of interest we thought they might like to visit and they did in fact rearrange their itinerary to accommodate a visit to both Pecan Street Brewing and Garrison Brothers Bourbon.
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
At the December 6, 2012 meeting of the Board of Directors, Ron Fieseler, General Manager of the Blanco-Pedernales Groundwater Conservation District briefed the Board on declining aquifer levels in District monitor wells, decreasing flow in the Blanco and Pedernales Rivers, recent rainfall history, and extended weather forecasts. After some discussion, the Board of Directors urged the General Manager to track conditions and declare Stage One Drought (Mild Drought) conditions for Blanco County ...
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
Whew, that was a close one! 2012 has come and gone, and 2013 has proudly made its grand entrance. People gathered from across the world to celebrate the ending and beginning of yet another year. The passing of 2012 brought to a close unnecessary panic as experts claimed that the Mayan culture predicted a horrible demise to the human race.
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
As Pedernales Electric Cooperative looks back on the International Year of the Cooperative, PEC is proud to have maintained its commitment to its communities while continuing to provide value and outstanding member service. The Co-op closed 2012 by distributing $11.9 million in capital credits. PEC renewed its commitment to Hill Country communities throughout the year, maintaining its nationally-ranked reliability record and supporting numerous community programs.
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
A work day to set up pens, clean the show barn and make other additional preparations for the upcoming 2013 Blanco County Youth Show is scheduled for SATURDAY JANUARY 12, 2013 AT 9AM at the County Livestock Show Barn in Johnson City. ALL PARENTS OF EXHIBITORS, 4-H & FFA MEMBERS ARE ASKED TO COME AND HELP GET THE BARN READY FOR THE 2013 SHOW.
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
Another year of free monthly movies suitable for the whole family launches Monday, January 7, at the First United Methodist Church. January’s comedy is “No Time for Sergeants”, starring Andy Griffith and with Don Knotts in their first pairing on the screen. Griffith, who died last year, first played the part of a country boy in the newly-formed Air Force on Broadway (remember the saluting toilets?).
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Wythe Liesmann with his 9 point!
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Hailey Pistole with her first deer, an 8pt, taken December 16, 2012, in Dripping Springs.
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas is the oldest patriotic women’s organization in Texas and one of the oldest in the nation. The Daughters or proud to welcome the Blanco County Pioneers Chapter, DRT. The DRT and is a lineal descendant of a man or woman who rendered loyal service for Texas prior to the consummation of the Annexation Agreement of the Republic of Texas with the United States of America on the nineteenth day of February, eighteen hundred forty-six (19 February 1846). The ...
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
Backbone Valley Nursery co-owner Jessica Robertson will discuss “Organic Gardening and the Soil Food Web”. This free program is presented by the Kingsland Garden Club at the Kingsland Library, 125 W. Polk on Friday, January 4th. The program is at 1:45. Everyone is invited to the Club meeting at 1 PM.
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
The Marble Falls Quilt Club will hold its monthly meeting, January 16, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church of Marble Falls, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive. Program Chair, Josie Davis, will introduce our Club Challenge for 2013. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call 512-793-2831 or go to marblefallsquiltclub.blogspot.com.
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
The Round Mountain EEA Club met at the beautiful home of Jeanntte Stanton on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 2PM. Helping Jeannette were Frankie Hohenberger and Christine Schulz. We answered roll call with our favorite place to see Christmas Lights. Of course, Johnson City was the winner but we did find out of some others in Marble Falls that we did not know about.
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Columns
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
Muscle testing is called applied kinesiolgy. Kinesiolgy is the study of muscles, how they work, how they interact together. Dr. George Goodheart, a chiropractor, found that the health or lack of health, strength or weakness, of every muscle connected to the health of a corresponding organ, as well as associated acupuncture meridians.
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
In 1909, when American millionaire publisher William Boyce set out for a business appointment, he quickly realized that the warning he had received about the “pea soup” fog in London was no exaggeration. The fog was so thick he could see almost nothing beyond a couple of feet. He soon lost his bearings and became hopelessly lost. “Just then a boy of about twelve appeared out of the gloom, carrying a lantern.
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
I am one that loves to read about anything I can get my hands on and I have found that reading about the Year of the Dragon was more than fun: What does the Chinese New Year mean for you? The Chinese Year of the Dragon begins Monday and little celebrations are taking place all over Cairo within the Chinese community.
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
December 27, 2013 Town Beat *****The Post Oak Community Association’s “Open House and Pot Luck Supper” on December 8 was very well attended, indeed. The food was wonderful and plentiful as was the fellowship enjoyed by all who attended. The “oohs and aahs” were many as the lovely Christmas decorations were viewed.
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Sally Armstrong of Donkey-Oaties Miniature Donkeys was elected President of the Southwestern Donkey & Mule Society (SDMS) at their annual meeting on December 15, 2012. The organization is based in Texas and has 90+ family memberships from Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas, Florida, Alabama and Arkansas. SDMS was formed in 1973 to promote family activities and recognition of donkeys, mules and Miniature Donkeys through shows and outreach programs.
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Matasen Kenleigh Linson-“Matie” was born on February 15, 2000, in Austin, Texas and died on December 25, 2012 in Houston, Texas, at the age of 12. Matie is survived by her parents Kristen Linson and Brian Spies of Johnson City, Mat and Elysia Linson of Houston, sister M’Lehne and brother Keen.
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Helen Louise Wallace Halm went home to be with the Lord on December 26, 2012. She was born on November 20, 1923 in Fort Worth, Texas. She will long be remembered for her kind spirit and welcoming smile. Everything from her graceful mannerisms to the mischievous glimmer in her eye spoke of the value she gave to life. Helen loved the hill country and everything associated to home.
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David W. Greene, age 80, passed away peacefully on December 7, 2012. He was born September 5, 1932. David was preceded in death by his parents, George and Anne; and beloved wife, Jackie. David is survived by his daughter Dianne Greene, and husband Mike Gleason; son David Wesley Greene II; daughter Lisa Greene Lothrop, and husband John; daughter Deborah Greene Barrera, and husband Rick; son Chuck Rudolphy and wife Christina; daughter Patty Rudolphy Millspaugh; and daughter Lou Rudolphy Fitzsimm ...
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
Anna Louise Gravenor passed away December 27, 2012 surrounded by family after a year-long battle with cancer. Louise was born August 4, 1931 to J.M. (Jodie) and Hazel Smitherman. She attended Henly School until it closed and then graduated Valedictorian from Johnson City High School in 1948. She obtained a B.A from Southwest Texas State Teachers College and began her teaching career in 1951.
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
Robert Chase Anderson, 24, passed away on December 23, 2012. He was born October 20, 1988 in Dallas, Texas to John Patrick and Debra (Manning) Anderson. Chase graduated from Vista Ridge High School in Cedar Park, Texas in 2007. In 2008 he began working in the Family Insurance Agency. In January 2012, Chase took over the agency after the passing of his father in December 2011.
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
Boerne Champion HS Auditorium will be home to three large stage productions normally experienced only in larger international venues as Boerne Performing Arts presents their second season of bringing the world of performing arts to our community…providing easy ticketing, easy transportation, and easy parking for every event. On-line ticket services for both single events and for the 3-concert series are now available at www.boerneperformingarts.com.
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Religion
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
In Jeremiah 17:10 the Lord says, “I the Lord search the heart.” Disregarding all other aspects of the person, such as economic standing, race and nationality, God looks upon the moral character or heart of man (Acts 10:35). The fact that the God of Heaven searches our hearts makes building Christian character very important.
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Sports
Thursday, January 3, 2013 • Posted January 4, 2013
The Johnson City boys basketball team played in the Faith Academy holiday basketball tournament last week in Marble Falls. The Eagles played four games going 2-2. The Eagles opened up against San Juan Diego Catholic School of Austin. LBJ jumped out to a 41-21 halftime lead and cruised through the second half for a 72-36 victory.