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Thursday, January 15, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015
Here is hoping that everyone had a very Merry Christmas, and will have a wonderful and prosperous 2015. The Hill Country CattleWomen will begin the year with the meeting being held on January 20, 2015 in Fredericksburg at the Holy Ghost Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall located on the corner of S.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015
The Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for their annual awards and recognition. Who better to make the nominations, than the community as a whole! Your choice should be made taking into consideration those that have exceeded your expectations and exemplify the “best of the best” in service, volunteerism or both depending upon the award.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 • Updated January 23, 2015 5:23 PM
The JCISD school board met on 1/12/2015 for their regularly scheduled meeting and all board members were present. There were many community members present. During open forum Joe Summy asked the board to please submit an article to the paper outlining the necessity of the new stadium. He said that there would only be 5 football games a year and the board should let the public know of other events that could be held in a stadium that is of significant cost to the district. The consent agenda w ...
Thursday, January 15, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015 • Photos
It is said that everything has a beginning, and so it was for the administration of new Blanco County Judge Brett Bray, who presided over his first commissioners court meeting Tuesday, Jan. 13 at the courthouse in Johnson City. Bray concentrated on procedures during the regular session as he moves forward. “These meetings are pretty short, unless there is something substantial going on,” Bray said.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015
It is time once again for the annual Daughters of the Republic of Texas Essay Contest. This year’s fourth grade topic is “The Runaway Scrape”. The seventh graders will be writing about “The Legend of Jim Bowie”. The deadline for entries is Monday, February 2nd. The schools of Blanco and Johnson City have all the information and forms needed for participation.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015 • Photos
This past Christmas, local galleries and restaurants sponsored a Holiday Lights Appreciation Art Walk in an expression of gratitude and appreciation for all the hard work and cooperation of the folks at Pedernales Electric Cooperative, the volunteers of Lights Spectacular, the Mayor and City Council, the Blanco County Judge and officials, the Johnson City Volunteer Fire Department, the Johnson City Police Department, Blanco County EMS, the Johnson City Chamber of Commerce and all the employees ...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015 • Photos
Baker’s Guns in Blanco does not offer drive-thru service, but apparently the thieves that sacked the business early Wednesday, Jan. 14, did not get the memo. Around 5:30 a.m., a stolen Ford F-250 was used to ram through the front of the building just one week after a huge bolder rolled from the back of a pickup truck failed to breach the double-paned window.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015
As of January 2015, the state of the City of Johnson City has never been better. City personnel have been busy repairing and replacing outdated equipment and cleaning up city facilities. A new accounting system is going online in February that will provide better accounting of city funds as well as streamline the yearly budget process.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015
The annual Blanco County Youth Stock Show was held Jan. 15-17 at the Blanco County Show Barn. The event featured a whopping 525 entries and was a smashing success, according to Keitha Johnson, a director of the Blanco County Youth Council. The stock show’s live auction final tally topped $362,000. The dollars are down a bit from last year, but Johnson noted that the number of entries were also slightly lower. “It went pretty smooth,” Johnson said.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015
A Fredericksburg jury convicted Blanco resident Brandon Harber on Wednesday, Jan. 14, for tampering with physical evidence while disposing Trey Allen Noah’s body in November of 2009. Noah, 20, died of a single gunshot wound on Nov. 30, 2009; his body was not discovered until April 18, 2010. The jury sentenced Harber, 24, after a short deliberation, to a 10-year probated sentence.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015 • Photos
The new Hill Country Science Mill (HCSM) promises to introduce students to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields using interactive, engaging exhibits and programs. The 14,000 square foot space features 35+ exhibits, sourced globally and many of which are unique to the HCSM. Bonnie Baskin, PhD and the museum’s Founder and Chair of the Board, has designed a place where kids can fall in love with science.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 • Posted January 9, 2015 • Photos
The room was abuzz with excitement as over 70 moms, dads, grandparents, aunts and uncles and siblings, crowded into the Johnson City Library to see the LEGO creations the Discovery Academy students had built. And what fantastic creations they are! The LEGOs program was all part of a wonderful grant from LEGOs.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 • Posted January 9, 2015
The Johnson City Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for four director positions. Three positions are for three years’ service, and one position is for one year. Terms of service start February 28, 2015. Meetings are held monthly, currently from 6-8pm the second Tuesday of the month at the Withers Spaulding building @ 100 E.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 • Posted January 9, 2015 • Photos
December of 2014 was a time of celebration for Alan Dean, President of the JC Library Board, as he presented a check for $30,000 to Cubby Hudler, president of the Johnson City Bank. This is a payment on the library loan. The Friends of the Library gave Hudler a check for $2,000.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 • Posted January 9, 2015
Blanco County Emergency Services District #2 [ESD #2] began the process of looking at its options during a special session held Monday, Jan. 5 in the Blanco Volunteer Ambulance Corp Training Room as it prepares to assume the operational responsibilities of the Blanco Volunteer Fire Department [BVFD]. Last December, BVFD submitted a letter handing over its operations to ESD #2 beginning March 1 and now have been offered a helping hand from the North Blanco County Emergency Services District [ES ...

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