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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.
Thursday, September 4, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Good Shepherd Catholic Church held a dedication and blessing of the New Religious Education Building on August 19th. Bishop Joe Vasquez from the Austin Diocese blessed the classrooms and then stayed for the celebration afterwards in the parish hall. Good Shepherd will be having an open house to register for 2014-2015 Religious Education Classes on September 10, 2010 at 6:00 pm.
, Public Affairs, Social Security Administration
Thursday, September 4, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Question: My child was recently diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. A social worker at the hospital informed us that our child might qualify for SSI benefits. We do not know anything about this program or about assistance that is available for families facing such a hard road ahead. Can you elaborate on the qualifications for SSI benefits for children? Answer: September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, designated to bring attention to the types of cancer that largely affect childr ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Ms. Jewell Faye Weirich passed away Sunday, August 31st, at the age of 74. Jewell is survived by son, Cody Weirich & wife Kristy of Bridgeport; daughter, Candice Weirich of Fredericksburg; 2 grandchildren, Shiloh & CheyAnne; brother, Butch Welgehausen & wife Teresa of Fredericksburg; sister-in-law, Marion Welgehausen & special friend, Anton Loest. Jewell was born September 17, 1939, in Fredericksburg, to Alvin & Cora Sagebiel Welgehausen.
Thursday, September 4, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Blanco County members of Texas Retired Teachers met on August 28, 2014 at the Episcopal Church in Blanco for a light lunch and to discuss the pending crisis in health care funding. Members need to stay informed and work with TRTA to remedy this situation. Retired and active teachers should focus on the upcoming 84th legislative session and seek solutions for a funding plan. Pat Gajowski, Dist.
Thursday, September 4, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
It’s time to dust off those BBQ pits and head out to the Blanco County Fairgrounds for the 3rd Annual “We Got Yer Goat Cook-off.” This deliciously delectable cook-off will take place on Friday, September 19th thru Saturday, September 20th. Along with some seriously scrumptious grub, this years “We Got Yer Goat Cook-off” event will also include a Kids Corral activity area, a Washer Pitching Tournament.