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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
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
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.
, Johnson City Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, September 4, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
In true Texas style, Texcetera opened its doors at 4 p.m. on Thursday, August 28th with a mass of folks waiting to get in the door. Anne Bradley, Tim Elliott and Patty Elliot promptly cut the ribbon at 4 p.m. and welcomed the folks in. Not only was this “Good Texas Goods” store packed full of Texas artist’s works along with loads of other Texas goods and people, there were also samples of Texas dips carried in the store, plenty of finger foods and beverage choices to suit everyone’s tas ...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Hurry! Last Day to get Tickets for “The Food of the Civil War” is Tuesday Sept. 23. Tickets are $20 and available at the Johnson City Library. Call 868-4469 for more information. Check-out our website: www. jclibrarysite.org for the complete menu including “HISTORY OF NASA’S SPACE SHUTTLE “, with retired NASA scientist Steve Hamm on Tuesday, September 23 at 6:00 pm.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site invites everyone to join in the fun on Saturday, September 20th and Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at the LBJ State Park Annual Seed Stomp. The Seed Stomp Activity is free to the public and will begin at 1:30pm and end at 3:00pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Children and their families are invited to come out to the State Park to help scatter wildflower seeds.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Antelope for Africa Safaris has donated a ten-day South African Hunting Safari for 2 hunters to the Wild Game Dinner fundraiser. Outfitter, Melville du Plessis, is a life-member of PHASA with 29 years experience safari outfitting and professional hunting in South Africa. Base camp is located at the foot of the Waterberg Mountains on the conservancy area at Zwartkop District in the Limpopo Province.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
This weekend the Johnson City Education Foundation will host their annual “We Got Yer Goat” Cook-off at the Blanco County Fair Grounds. BBQ entries will be judged on taste, looks, aroma and texture. Categories include: SHOWMANSHIP; judged by theme, costume, cooking area setup and audience appeal; BEST COOKING RIG, which will be awarded to the most unique cooking device, creativity and functionality; JACK-POT CHALLENGE: teams will provide and prepare a mystery meat in addition to the cabrit ...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
More than ever, Americans are hungry for information about how their food is grown and raised. “To participate in the conversation at the local level on some of today’s most pressing food issues, Texas Farm Bureau is partnering with the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) to host the Food DialoguesSM: Austin,” said Blanco County Farm Bureau director Adrian Schulze.
, Johnson City Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, September 11, 2014 • Posted September 16, 2014
In partnership with the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, the Johnson City Chamber of Commerce is excited to provide you with an old fashioned big screen movie night. Best of all…it’s free, so grab your lawn chairs, blankets, friends and family and come out to the Blanco County Courthouse in Johnson City on Saturday, September 27th – everyone is invited!
Thursday, September 11, 2014 • Posted September 16, 2014
Calling all students of 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade ages. The Johnson City Library’s Discovery Academy takes off on a new year of adventures Tuesday September 16. Discovery Academy is the library’s afterschool enrichment program in science and math. This year starts with LEGO Robotics. With a grant from Star_Net and LEGOs, the library will take part in the LEGOs fall competition to research, build and exhibit a project that consists of a simple machine and motorized component.
Thursday, September 11, 2014 • Posted September 16, 2014
Johnson City, Texas – Runners will have a chance to explore the trails of a privately owned 2,000-acre Hill Country ranch at the third annual Lighthouse Hill Ranch 10 Mile, 20 Mile and 50k Trail Run, Saturday Sept. 20 at Lighthouse Hill Ranch, near Johnson City. The 50k race starts at 7 a.m., with the 10 and 20 Mile events beginning at 8 a.m. Registration is now open at www.RunInTexas.com. After a challenging run with sweeping Hill Country views, runners will reward themselves at the finish ...