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Thursday, July 31, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
The Johnson City Civil War Roundtable will host a FOOD event at the East Main Grill on September 30 at 6:30 PM. A Civil War food talk will be followed by a sampling of 1860’s era food. More information will be available as the date gets closer. Advance tickets at $20 must be purchased prior to September 23rd at the Johnson City Library.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
Eighteen well-wishers helped Pat Dildine celebrate her “39th” birthday on Tuesday. They went to Lindig’s Café in Stonewall for good food & visiting. Katelynn & Haylee Williams of Burnet spent a few days with their Great-grandmother, Joy Watson. These girls had fun with “Grandma Joy”! Pecan Street Brewery was the site for another birthday celebration for Pat Dildine.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
August 1st SENIOR PORTRAITS- Contact the High School to obtain your appointment time. August 2nd PARENT MEETING - Saturday 10am in HS Commons – The parent meeting is also going to include a brief presentation (power point) on the state of the football stadium from the Stadium Exploratory Committee and the first of several orientations for the students and parents on the new drug policy that JCISD will be implementing this year.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco County 4-H Shooting Education BB Gun Team competed at the National BB Gun Championship Match held July 3-6, 2014 at the John Hammons Convention Center in Rogers, Arkansas. The event, sponsored by Daisy has become a tradition of excellence in shooting sports. The team consisted of Caleb Dowdy, Ross Sultemeier, Hailey Bickley, Hugh Galloway, Quaid Thompson, Kourtney Kyzar, and Keaton Kyzar.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
GRAPEVINE, TEXAS (July 28, 2014) – On Saturday, September 6, the 28th Annual GrapeFest – A Wine Experience will kick off festival week with the Texas Wine Tribute, a black-tie gala and one of the most prestigious annual Texas Wine Industry events. The Texas Wine Tribute features the presentation of the highly-anticipated annual “Tall in Texas” award, bestowed to a Texas winery in recognition of the winery’s leadership role in the dedication to, support of and promotion of the Texas Wi ...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014 • Photos
On Wednesday, July 23, Johnson City Police responded to a two-vehicle wreck at the corner of Hwy. 290 and Nugent Avenue at approximately 12:22 am. Three adults and two children were involved in the wreck, and all were transported to hospitals in Austin. The adults were taken to University Medical Center – Brackenridge and the children were transported to Dell Children’s Hospital.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014 • Photos
PEC’s Board of Directors on Monday, July 21, learned of steps Co-op management is taking to achieve the renewable resource goal set by the Board in 2008. “These are exciting times as we look toward the renewable energy area,” said Chief Executive Officer John D. Hewa. “Pricing is advantageous, and PEC is pursuing cost-effective ways to bring affordable, clean, renewable energy to its members.” PEC currently maintains about 22 percent renewable generation capacity and is working tow ...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014
Dear Editor, First of all, I am a founding member of Middle Creek Ranch (1983), so have almost 30 years of experience driving through this creek over the current low water crossing. It is absolutely, in my opinion, not a safety issue. With our dam right upstream of this crossing, only when the dam spillway overflows to the current crossing is there any issue.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014
Dear Editor, Taxpayers should be aware that an 80’ clear span bridge is proposed and currently being engineered to replace the low water crossing on Middle Creek Road (CR 410). This bridge proposal is being propelled by Commissioner Paul Granberg based on the argument of a “safety” improvement. This bridge is costing $68,000 just for the engineering work and is estimated between $300,000 and $500,000 in construction cost from our hard earned county revenues.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014
Question: I am 66 and plan to wait for my Social Security until I turn 70 so I can get the highest benefit possible. My wife is 63 and wants to start receiving benefits on my record even though it is less than her own retirement benefit. Can she do this and then apply for her own retirement when she is 70 to receive her maximum benefit? Answer: Unfortunately, she cannot do this.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014
Stonewall, Texas - Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site, in conjunction with the Fredericksburg Wal-Mart Store, are sponsoring the park’s annual fishing clinic June 7th from 10:00 a.m. to noon. This year, the LBJ Annual Fishing Day will be held along the banks of the Pedernales River just below the LBJ State Park Resource Center (Scout Hut), located at 2341 Ranch Road 1.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014
The use of food stamps in Blanco County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food dollars, contributing to local spending and helping spark a national debate about the future of the federal nutrition program. The proportion of Blanco County residents receiving food stamps hit 8.4 percent in 2011, according to the U.S.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014 • Photos
Cross Country - 2013 Most Valuable Player boy – Wade North Most Valuable Player girl – Varsity Girls Team Volleyball - 2013 Most Improved Player – Kiley Wood Offensive Player of the Year – Victoria Mahar, Michala Zbytovsky Defensive Player of the Year – Brooke Wood Most Valuable Player – Whitney Wood Football - 2013 Toughest JV at Workout – Deven Downey/Garrett Wisdom Offensive Player of the Year - Preston Workman/Will Rutherford Defensive Player of the Year - Ga ...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 • Updated May 23, 2014 10:13 AM • Photos
Class Favorites and Senior Superlatives Mr and Miss LBJ: Jace Fry and Katie Porter Most Spirited: Kasper Blackwell & Matty Jones Friendliest: Jose Mesa & Courtney Stanton Citizenship: Jackie Medrano, Jace Fry, & Courtney Stanton Most Likely to Succeed: Anthony Capra & Laurie Sheldon Most Beautiful/Most Handsome: Jace Fry & Katie Porter Wittiest: Eduardo Martinez & Katelyn Barrientes (not pictured) Freshmen Class Fav’s: Deven Downey & Samantha Cross Sophomore Class Fav’s:Wade ...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 21, 2014 • Photos
Luckily, no one was injured when a vehicle left they highway and hit Dairy Queen manager, Faye Lechow’s truck sending it into the party room area of the restaurant. Jerry Barnette and his wife had just pulled out of the next parking space, avoiding being hit by minutes. “I had just walked in front of the pickup to get to our vehicle, which was parked by the driver's side of the pickup; my wife Barbara had walked behind the pickup” stated Barnette.