*****Student council members at the high school go to the Johnson City Christian Food Pantry every month to help carry out bags and boxes of food to recipients. But would they remember their commitment January 2nd? It was during the winter break, when routines are disrupted, and it was freezing (literally) in the unheated county barn. But they remembered! Right on time, in the door they came, bundled up and ready to work. Good for them.
*****Cissy Arnold is an Oma since Thursday, January 03, 2013! Son Cody & wife Kristin in Houston welcomed son Owen McCale Arnold. Congratulations!
*****With friend Marge Stoffell visiting from Nebraska, Robyn Henderson Nicholson, Joy Watson, Janie Moreland, & Pat Dildine spent a day in Marble Falls. The ladies enjoyed lunch at the China Kitchen & the movie “Jack Reacher” with Tom Cruise. Two Thumbs Up!
*****Johnson City Reads will be held at the Johnson City Library on Tuesday, January 15, from 9:30-10:30 am. This month, suggest a book that you have read or would like to read this year. They will be compiling the monthly book selections for 2013
*****Congratulations to C. J. & Tara Langbein! They have a brand new 9 pounds 3 ounces beautiful baby boy born January 7, 2013!
*****Registration deadline is January 12 for Discovery Academy for Spring 2013. Discovery Academy provides hands-on math and science enrichment activities through experiments, visuals, projects, and field trips. Beginning on Tuesday, January 15, Discovery Academy will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 3:30 until 5:15 in the classroom buildings next to the 5th-6th campus.
*****North Blanco Emergency Medical Services (NBCEMS) will hold their monthly business meeting on Thursday, January 10th at 7 pm. The public is invited! If you are lucky, you can even get a piece of birthday cake!
*****If your child is a struggling reader, sign your child up for the Johnson City Library program: SIT! STAY! READ! This program starts on Wednesday, January 16, after school at the Johnson City Library. Registration forms available at the library through January 12.
*****You might be a Johnson City native if you can remember the Cammack Museum on Main Street with over 100 specimens of wildlife.
*****Happy Birthday wishes to: January 13th – Patsy Simpson & Alyssa Wheeler; January 14th – Kailey Ockman & Leila North; January 15th – Trey Taylor, Bebbie Elsbury & Barbara Schmidt; January 16th – Sam Whittington & Emily Zbytovsky; and on January 17th –Pat Wiedebusch.
*****Anniversary congratulations to Greg & Tiffany Hubenak and Ralph & Dian Ebeling on January 13th; and to Jim & Marlene Edwards on January 16th.
*****Tip for the week: Dryer sheet cuts your bathroom cleaning time in half - makes mirrors & bath fixtures sparkle and cuts right through soap scum on bathtub. Use to get sticky dust right off of furniture, blinds and baseboards. Cleans up cook tops and greasy cupboards quickly. Soak paintbrushes in warm water with a dryer sheet and watch the paint come right off. Clean dead, icky bugs from the car. Wipe pet hair off of clothes and furniture. Run over thread before sewing to keep tangles away.
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