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Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 22, 2014
After taking off for the summer, the Hill Country CattleWomen will resume their monthly meetings, beginning September 16, 2014. The September 16th meeting will be held in Fredericksburg at the Farm Bureau Events Center located at 237 Equestrian Dr. Social hour will begin at 10:00 am., meeting at 10:30 with a special program and lunch to follow.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 22, 2014
The Blanco County Sheriff’s Office has recently entered into an agreement with A Child Is Missing Alert System to assist with the recovery of missing children or elderly people who may wander off. A Child is Missing using a reverse dialing system to call numbers in the area to alert residents that a child is missing, and ask them to call of the child is seen.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 22, 2014
Since Christ’s church exists and since the scriptures tell us how to be added to it the next logical question is: How Do I Identify the Lord’s Church? If you were to go in search of the Lord’s church what should you look for? In other words, how can I identify Christ’s church when there are literally thousands of different churches in our world today?
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 22, 2014
I recently came across some biographies of some of my pioneer ancestors. They included a story about a Revolutionary War veteran who, in his old age, was driven from his home because of his religious beliefs. There was another soldier ancestor who, as a young unmarried man, took part in the longest infantry march in U.S.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 22, 2014
God called home an old cowboy. Francis Helmuth Ulrich (Bozo) of Johnson City, Texas was born November 14, 1925 in Johnson City, Texas and passed away August 19, 2014 after a long battle with Dementia at the age of 88. F.H. or Bozo as he was known, was the middle child of the family and raised during the depression years.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Mary Garrett is out of the hospital and is doing well. Thanks to all for prayers and good wishes. It wasn’t as bad as it could have been. She also is going to have a birthday the last of this month. Remember the food pantry will need your on the 2nd.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Friday, August 29th marks the start of another exciting season of LBJ High School Varsity Football and Volleyball. The games will be played at home in Johnson City against the Granger Lions. A pep-rally will take place in the LBJ High School gym from 3:00-3:35. The theme for the first Pep Rally of the season is: “Rally for Rilee!” On Monday, July 14th LBJ High School senior, Rilee Moser was critically injured in a one vehicle roll-over accident on FM 1623 in Gillespie County.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
For the last 65 years, the Pleasant Hill Rocky Community Club has hosted an annual benefit dinner, Smorgasbord, in November to raise funds for local Blanco County groups. On March 14, a lock was placed on the gate after a lawsuit was filed by Trent Lindig for ‘Declaratory Relief/Tortious Interference with a Business Relationship.” The suit was originally filed on September 19, 2013.
, Johnson City Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
What started out as a thought has blossomed into an amazing charitable program thanks to four local restaurants. East Main Grill, Lot 102 Farm 2 Market Fare, Pecan Street Brewing and 290 Diner partnered up and put their plans in place for the “Johnson City Food Fight”, a monthly promotion that focuses on a particular food item with their chefs creating a special recipe with that item included in it.
Thursday, September 4, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Dripping Springs artist Katy Hodgkins is creating an original stacked stone sculpture at The Benini Galleries and Sculpture Ranch that can be viewed Friday, September 5 through Sunday, September 7th, from ten to six. Her sculpture joins 80 other sculptures by national and international artists on the ranch that are viewable free of charge at this fine arts ranch near Johnson City. Hodgkins is the youngest sculptor on this ranch that features artists who have attained the highest exhibition v ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
What is a ‘Little Free Library?’ It is a dedicated place to exchange books. It can be located in a neighborhood or on a local street corner. Take a book, leave a book. That’s how it works. Various people and groups all over the country have been setting up their own ‘Little Free Libraries’ for the enjoyment of their neighborhoods and to foster literacy and community interaction.
Thursday, September 4, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
On Saturday, August 30th the LBJ high school cross country team began their season by participating in the “Run For Your Oats” fun run in Bertram. The run had over 200 participants. Team members participating included Anamarie Capra, Wade North, Cole Cowsert, Hugh Galloway, Peyton Evans, Seth Beall, Dixon Wenmohs, Brendan Anderson, Morgan Cowsert, Morgan Linsey, Audrey Capra, Amber Bray, and Sarah Beall (2nd place in her division).
Thursday, September 4, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Hill Country Memorial, orthopedic surgeons and rehab specialists are teaming up to offer free orthopedic and physical therapy evaluations to middle and high school athletes on Saturdays beginning September 6 and continuing through November 8. Sports Injury Clinics are held each Saturday in Fredericksburg at Hill Country Memorial, 1020 S.
Thursday, September 4, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Time is running out for Texas landowners to let the Environmental Protection Agency know it’s time to “Ditch the Rule.” The nationwide campaign started shortly after the EPA announced its proposed changes to the Clean Water Act. “The EPA wants to take the word ‘navigable’ out of the Waters of the U.S.
Thursday, September 4, 2014 • Updated September 18, 2014 1:50 PM
In the year 1847 it took Brigham Young and his advance party of pioneers 111 days to travel 1,031 miles from Winters Quarters, Nebraska, to the valley of the Great Salt Lake. In that party were 143 men, 3 women and 2 children. In the next two decades prior to the coming of the railroad in 1869, more than 70,000 brave souls would follow that same trail.