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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 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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site is the location for everyone to join in the fun on Saturday, October 25, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. when period dressed interpreters explain the uses of cotton, wool and many others natural fibers as they present the Fun with Fiber Event. This event will take place at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm, located inside the Lyndon B.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
National Friends of the Library Week is October 19-25, 2014. This is the ninth annual event which recognizes Friends of the Library groups for their help and support of libraries, nationwide. Most patrons would be surprised to learn how many of the services and programs they enjoy are supported by the Friends.
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, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
The family and friends of local resident and previous business owner, Kenny Moore, are planning a benefit to help him pay for expensive necessary cancer treatments. Kenny is a loving father of 6 and grandfather to 14, who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer. Kenny has lived in Johnson City since 1994, and is well loved by many in the community.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
Save a life through H.O.P.E. (Hands on Practical Experience). It is a CPR class offered to the community at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 263 Spur 962 East in Cypress Mill on Tuesday, October 28th at 6 p.m. The class is free by R.S.V. P. by October 24th at 830-825-8001 or 830-868-7834. The North Blanco County Emergency Services District Board (NBCESD) met on Monday, October 20th at the Johnson City Volunteer Fire Department (JCVFD).
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
LBJ High School is accepting names of individuals to be honored in a ceremony on Friday evening, October 31st as a month of Breast Cancer Awareness activities draws to a close. Members of the LBJHS National Honor Society have joined forces with the local Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk Team “Save the Trophy Racks” in awareness activities which will culminate in a brief recognition ceremony and balloon release at JC Park (adjacent to Shockley Field) on Friday, October 31st at 6pm.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
The Pedernales Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors has approved a capital credits distribution in December of more than $13 million to current and former PEC members. The amount was approved after the Board reviewed the Co-op’s fiscal health and determined the distribution will not result in any adverse impact to the Cooperative. “Capital credits are one of the most important aspects of being a cooperative,” said PEC Board President Dr.