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Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015 • Photos
LBJ Class of 2010 Valedictorian, Kelya Nicole Jureczki, daughter of Larry and Karen Jureczki, graduated from Hardin Simmons University on December 13th at the Behrens Chapel in Abilene. She graduated with a 4.0 GPA with a Master of Education in Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
The Hill Country Astronomers (HCA) will meet at 6:30 PM, Monday, February 2, in the HEB meeting room at the Hill Country University Center in Fredericksburg. Former shuttle astronaut Tom Henricks’ program will show what it is like to be a NASA Space Shuttle astronaut through unique video taken in the cockpit during launch and landing followed by pictures of the Earth from space and scenes of life aboard the Shuttle.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
Students achieving the Dean’s List for the 2014 fall semester have been announced by Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must be enrolled fulltime at ASU and must maintain a 3.25 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Johnson City students making the honor roll are Ian R.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
The Hill Country Cattle Women will hold their February 17, 2015 meeting in Comfort, Texas, at Spinelli’s Cathedral located at 331 5th Street. The social hour will begin at 10:00am with the meeting to start at 10:30am with the speaker, Karen Fries owner of Blackbird Antiques and Interiors, and lunch to follow.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015 • Photos
Newly elected JC Library Board of Directors President, Betty Mucha, hosted the annual meeting of the Johnson City Library. Mucha stated that the library is doing very well and the success is attributed to the hard work of library staff, volunteers, community organizations and the much improved tax base and sales collections in North Blanco County.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
The Women’s Auxiliary of the Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Association of the Hill Country Chapter are once again offering scholarship opportunities to area high school seniors and current university juniors,seniors and graduate students. Deadline to apply is April 15 and no late applications will be accepted . Applicants can be obtained at local high school counselors office or at the website txsheepandgoats.org.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
The Johnson City Woman’s club met Monday evening at the lovely Round Mountain hilltop home of Vera Wolf. Hostesses for the evening were Karen Prather, Susan Dean, and Vera, delicious Tortilla soup was served with salad and chips and dips. President Susan Hamm welcomed 31 members, during the business meeting the club was brought up to date on planning for our Annual Spaghetti/Bingo fundraiser to be held on March 7 at the LBJ High School Commons.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
Question: My wife will turn 66 next year, and I just turned 66 this month. Our original plan is to work until age 70 and apply for Social Security at that time. She earns about $80,000 as a teacher, and my salary is considerably higher. She does not have enough credits for her own retirement.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
Juan Quezada spent his boyhood scouring the canyons and forests of Mexico’s Sierra Madre in search of wood with which to make charcoal to sell in the local markets. Wherever his huarache-clad feet carried him in that rugged but scenic land, he found evidence of a past civilization, mostly in the form of pottery shards.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015 • Photos
This is the third year that Katie and Maddy Hacker have joined up with their ‘substitute Granny”, Cynthia Smith who lives on CR 211/Klett Ranch Rd. Years ago when the girls were just 5 they noticed all the trash buildup on the road as they were coming to visit. I suggested that they join up with me and have a Good Citizen Clean-up.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
Johnson City Reads is the library’s Book Club. The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at 9:30 am to discuss the selected book. The discussion is always thought-provoking, so even if you haven’t read the book, it’s entertaining. Each year members suggest the books to read. Here’s the 2015 list.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
Congratulations to Kaitlyn Arvesen! Kaitlyn auditioned and made the UT Texas Youth Wind Symphony, practices and performs at the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas. She also made the ATSSB All-State Band and will rehearse and perform at the Lila Cockrell Theater in San Antonio in February. Johnson City Library: Mark these dates on your calendar for the month of February.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015 • Photos
Miss Abigail Rose McDougall announces the December 30, 2014, birth of her brother Joshua Alexander McDougall, born to Samuel and Lauren McDougall at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center. Joshua weighed in at 7.4 pounds and measured 20.5 inches. Joshua’s family includes Savannah McDougall, half-sister; Judy and Kevin Cuddy, maternal grandmother and step-grandfather; Cecil McIntyre maternal grandfather; Mildred Cain and Bersha McIntyre, maternal great grandmothers; Dana and Mark Hughett, ...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
I just want to give my appreciation and heartfelt thanks to everyone and anyone who had anything to do with making Johnson City look so spectacular during the Christmas season. It really does “take a village” to get it to work. From the businesses that join in by lighting up their places, to the people who untangle yards and yards of lights, who decorate the courthouse, the park, the people who welcome the visitors, the people and clubs who offer good food and ware to sell to the public, an ...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015 • Photos
College Station, TX- Diplomas were awarded to approximately 3,800 Texas A&M University graduates during fall commencement ceremonies this past December. Among those receiving degrees was Kayla E. Meier of Hye, Texas. Kayla is the daughter of Steven and Anissa Meier and is a 2010 graduate of LBJ High School. Kayla received a Bachelor of Science degree in Ag Communications and Journalism.