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Thursday, February 5, 2015 • Posted February 5, 2015 • Photos
Blanco Co 4-H Horse Judging Teams started off with Bang on Friday January 30 in the Matagorda County Horse Judging Contest. The Senior Team consisting of Lily Masters, Emily Masters, Rilee Moser-Whittington and Brenna Stueler came home with 1st place Team and Rilee placed 3rd individually and Emily placed 4th individually.
Thursday, February 5, 2015 • Posted February 5, 2015
POD on the Pedernales met on Wednesday, Jan. 28 for a planning meeting. Mayor Capra was present and said that she would attend the cook’s dinner and welcome the guests to Johnson City. She said the city would look at ways to help with funding and promotion of the chili cook off.
Thursday, February 5, 2015 • Updated February 5, 2015 2:32 PM • Photos
It is getting to be that time of year when the Johnson City Woman’s Civic Club has their annual Spaghetti/Bingo fund raiser. The date this year is Saturday March 7th, at the LBJ High School Commons. Woman’s club members are selling tickets and tickets are also available at the library. As in the past delicious homemade spaghetti, and sauce will be served with salad and breadsticks and yummy desserts made by the members will top it all off.
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
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
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 15, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015
Master Gardeners of Blanco County are now engaged in training classes for new members. Several of our seminars will be open to the public. The first of these will be on January 20th, from 1-5 pm at the Methodist Church in Johnson City. Our guest speaker will be David Rodriquez, horticulture and vegetable specialist for Bexar County.
Wednesday, December 31, 1969 • Posted January 23, 2015
SPICEWOOD, TX – Spicewood Arts Society (SAS), the Home of the Arts in the Hill Country, will be holding their annual scholarship fund raiser on February 20th at the Spicewood Vineyards Event Center. All proceeds raised from the evening’s festivities will go towards the Spicewood Arts Society’s Scholarship program, which awards scholarships to students in both the Lake Travis and Marble Falls School Districts who wish to pursue a post-secondary education in the arts.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 • Posted January 9, 2015
The Blanco County Farm Bureau (CFB) family is getting larger. This year, over 50 people joined the local chapter of the non-profit farm and ranch organization to bring Blanco County to a total of 1650 members. “We welcome all of our new members and encourage those who are unfamiliar with Farm Bureau and the work it does to visit our office at 63 Main Street, in Blanco” The Blanco County Farm Bureau Director Adrian Schulze, said.
Thursday, January 1, 2015 • Posted January 2, 2015
Johnson City’s YCAP announced that they will hold their 5th Annual EPIC New Year’s Eve celebration again this year. There will be two separate parties, one for Middle Schoolers and one for High School. The party for Middle School will begin at 6:30 pm and will end at 9:30pm at which time the high school party will begin and last from 9:30 pm until ???
Thursday, December 18, 2014 • Posted December 22, 2014 • Photos
One of the memories I have of growing up in the Pleasant Hill community is of attending the Early Bird 4-H meetings and the Christmas party held at the December meeting. Members bring Christmas decorations for the Christmas tree. My mother, Dorothy Uecker has the same memory as a member when the club was formed in 1952.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
The Blanco County Pioneers Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT) is sponsoring an essay contest that is open to all Blanco County fourth and seventh grade students. The topic for fourth graders is “The Runaway Scrape.” The seventh grade topic is “The Legend of Jim Bowie.” Typed essays are to be double spaced on 8-1/2 by 11-inch paper using a size 12 font.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
National Friends of the Library Week is October 19-25, 2014. This is the ninth annual event which recognizes Friends of the Library groups for their help and support of libraries, nationwide. Most patrons would be surprised to learn how many of the services and programs they enjoy are supported by the Friends.
Thursday, September 25, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014 • Photos
The President of the Library Board of Directors, Alan Dean, presented Cubby Hudler, President of the Johnson City Bank, with a check on Monday, September 22, 2014 in the amount of $20,000. This money goes toward the bank loan for the library building. Alan Dean thanked Mr. Hudler for all of the help that he has provided in the Board’s repayment of the loan.