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Thursday, February 19, 2015 • Posted February 19, 2015 • Photos
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Thursday, February 19, 2015 • Posted February 19, 2015 • Photos
Is March 7 circled on your calendar? That’s the date for the Johnson City Woman’s Club annual Spaghetti and Bingo fundraising event benefitting the Johnson City Library. Again this year the Friends of the Library will be offering a varied and exciting array of items for the Silent Auction portion of the evening’s festivities.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 • Posted February 19, 2015
SPICEWOOD, TX (February 18, 2015) -- The Spicewood Community Library has been partnering with local attorneys and Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc. (TRLA) to offer regular “Lawyer in the Library” days since April, 2014 to provide free advice, counsel and direction to low income and disadvantaged Spicewood residents. Assistance has been provided in non-criminal areas such as child custody, divorce, wills, bankruptcy, domestic abuse, and more.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 • Posted February 19, 2015 • Photos
Each year more than 100 unwanted babies are abandoned in Texas. Some are left in dumpsters and sadly many will die before being discovered. Fortunately, the Texas Safe Haven Law, passed in 1999 and commonly referred to as the “Baby Moses” law, provides a responsible alternative to parents who might otherwise abandon or harm their child.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 • Posted February 19, 2015
Don’t miss your chance to attend the 5th consecutive Annual Chamber Banquet and Old West Casino Night at the Blanco County Show Barn on Thursday, March 5th. This event has proven to be a fun evening of unique western dress, delicious food, recognition, socializing, a silent auction and casino style gambling entertainment!
Thursday, February 19, 2015 • Posted February 19, 2015
Both the Johnson City and the Johnson City Independent School District (JCISD) have called elections for Saturday, May 9. The city and the school district will combine the election, which will take place at Johnson City Elementary School Cafeteria, located at 401 East Pecan Street. The last day for candidates to file for either election is Friday, Feb.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 • Posted February 19, 2015 • Photos
Perhaps you’ve glanced at one of the last gateway signs that welcome you to Blanco County, “the heartland of a great American, Lyndon B. Johnson.” There aren’t many of these signs left. One is still standing at the intersection where FM 2325 meets FM 165. It’s easy to miss. Tattered, faded and on its last proverbial leg, a part of the sign is missing.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 • Posted February 19, 2015
A joint investigation between Johnson City Police, Texas Rangers and the Federal Bureau of Investigation resulted in the discovery of an internal theft ring responsible for stealing equipment from the Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC). The investigation is complete and sentencing has been handed down to those convicted of conspiring the illegal scheme. According to Johnson City Police Chief Randy Holland, Zelenny Martinez, Jeanny Geeslin and Bryan Geeslin all plead guilty to third degree f ...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 • Posted February 19, 2015 • Photos
JOHNSON CITY - The gears, gadgets, gizmos and whiz bang’s at the new Hill Country Science Mill left visitors from all over the region singing the praises of the world-class museum that held its grand opening Saturday, Feb. 14. Throngs of people lined up to experience the wonders of science and no one left disappointed. Congressman Lamar Smith (R-San Antonio) was one of the visitors who praised the new museum.
Thursday, February 12, 2015 • Posted February 17, 2015 • Photos
A mere 15 years ago, it was thought that measles had been eradicated in the U.S. However, that all changed in December when a measles outbreak was traced back to the Disneyland amusement park in Southern California. Within days, 39 people had contracted measles, which is highly contagious for those not vaccinated.
Thursday, February 5, 2015 • Posted February 5, 2015 • Photos
The Mad Batter is opening just in time for Valentine’s Day! The talented bakers are Sue Waller, Jesse Hanus and Debbie Miller. Sue is the Cake Lady, Jesse is the Pastry/Pie Princess and Debbie is the Donut Queen. The Court Tasters are Matt Wigglesworth and Shelton Coleman. Wigglesworth and Coleman are opening the Mad Batter on Feb.
Thursday, February 5, 2015 • Posted February 5, 2015 • Photos
Rarely does the annual Hill Country Trail Ride not notch a stopover in Johnson City, but this year the event will take a slightly different route, originating from the major metropolis of Albert, Texas. Still, the event is a sure fire bet that the annual ride means the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo is just around the corner. “We will begin close to the dance hall in Albert,” said Trail Boss Marty Jones.
Thursday, February 5, 2015 • Posted February 5, 2015
Tuesday February 17th, at 6:00 pm the Hill Country Alliance (HCA) will present a program on Preserving the Night Sky at the Johnson City Library. A dark night sky full of big bright stars is important here in the Hill Country, just like clean rivers, scenic vistas and natural landscapes.
Thursday, February 5, 2015 • Posted February 5, 2015
Blanco County is gearing up for a new Texas Two Step. Beginning March 1, 2015, the state will no longer issue vehicle inspection stickers and will move to a “Two Steps, One Sticker” program. Under the new system, Texas vehicle owners will need to pass inspection prior to renewing their registration.
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Thursday, February 5, 2015 • Posted February 5, 2015 • Photos
This past weekend, the Youth Municipal Advisory Council attended the 15th annual Texas Youth Advisory Commission Summit in Killeen. This two-day event was attended by hundreds of youth from all around Texas. Sponsored by the Texas Municipal League, the summit provided students with opportunities to learn through workshops, team-building exercises and guest speakers.