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Thursday, July 31, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco County 4-H Shooting Education BB Gun Team competed at the National BB Gun Championship Match held July 3-6, 2014 at the John Hammons Convention Center in Rogers, Arkansas. The event, sponsored by Daisy has become a tradition of excellence in shooting sports. The team consisted of Caleb Dowdy, Ross Sultemeier, Hailey Bickley, Hugh Galloway, Quaid Thompson, Kourtney Kyzar, and Keaton Kyzar.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
GRAPEVINE, TEXAS (July 28, 2014) – On Saturday, September 6, the 28th Annual GrapeFest – A Wine Experience will kick off festival week with the Texas Wine Tribute, a black-tie gala and one of the most prestigious annual Texas Wine Industry events. The Texas Wine Tribute features the presentation of the highly-anticipated annual “Tall in Texas” award, bestowed to a Texas winery in recognition of the winery’s leadership role in the dedication to, support of and promotion of the Texas Wi ...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014 • Photos
On Wednesday, July 23, Johnson City Police responded to a two-vehicle wreck at the corner of Hwy. 290 and Nugent Avenue at approximately 12:22 am. Three adults and two children were involved in the wreck, and all were transported to hospitals in Austin. The adults were taken to University Medical Center – Brackenridge and the children were transported to Dell Children’s Hospital.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 21, 2014 • Photos
Luckily, no one was injured when a vehicle left they highway and hit Dairy Queen manager, Faye Lechow’s truck sending it into the party room area of the restaurant. Jerry Barnette and his wife had just pulled out of the next parking space, avoiding being hit by minutes. “I had just walked in front of the pickup to get to our vehicle, which was parked by the driver's side of the pickup; my wife Barbara had walked behind the pickup” stated Barnette.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 21, 2014
Join your community in an overnight fight against Cancer! The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Blanco County will be held from 6 p.m. to 9:00 a.m, on April 26, 2014 at Blanco County Courthouse. Help support the goals of the American Cancer Society and honor a loved one by donating a luminaria.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 21, 2014
On April 26, 2014 Blanco County residents will have the opportunity to dispose of their large household trash items at the Blanco County – Progressive Waste Transfer Station. The event location is at 377 Transfer Road (between Johnson City and Blanco) and trash items will be accepted from 8am until 3pm. Household quantities of tires, lead acid and rechargeable batteries, electronics (including cell phones, telephones, computers, and televisions), motor oil, and antifreeze will be accepted.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
The Johnson City Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Candidates Forum prior to the upcoming City Council election. All candidates are invited to participate and the public is encouraged to attend. This is meant to give the candidates a chance to let the citizens know what they stand for and what their intentions are if they are elected.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
The April 14th JCISD School Board meeting was called to order at 6:01 pm. Board President Randy Brodbeck opened with the consent agenda consisting of a review of previous minutes, monthly expenditures, financial reports and a review of the district’s tax report. The board approved the consent agenda without discussion. The first item of action was consideration and possible approval of Update 99 affecting local policies.
Thursday, March 13, 2014 • Posted March 20, 2014
Responding to the increased number of citizens wanting to assist law enforcement officials and build a stronger partnership in the fight against crime, Sheriff Robert Morgan today announced that Blanco County Citizens are being invited to become Associate Members of the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas. Membership invitations will go out in the mail over the next several weeks.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 • Updated March 7, 2014 11:06 AM
On Friday, February 28, an accident occurred on US 290 West in Hye involving an 18-wheeler pulling a trailer and a Dodge Ram truck. The two collided head on, resulting in one confirmed death and one critically injured victim. The driver of the Freightliner, Douglas Murray of San Antonio, was eastbound on 290 traveling in the inside lane.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 • Updated March 7, 2014 11:04 AM
A small group of interested citizens met Friday February 28, 2014 to discuss the possibility of a market day event to be held regularly in Johnson City at the Memorial Park. Jack Hardwick was available as the representative from the Johnson City Chamber of Commerce and he will also serve as the organizer for the event.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014
The following results reflect Blanco County votes unless otherwise noted. These are the unofficial results. The results will be canvassed on March 13. REP- US Representative, Dist. 21 Michael Smith 145 Matt McCall 682 Lamar Smith 805 REP- State Representative, District 45 Jason A. Isaac 1401 REP- Dist. Judge, 424th Judicial District Dan Mills 532 Evan Clay Stubbs 1125 REP- County Judge Brett Bray 1332 REP- District Clerk Debby Elsbury 1406 REP- County Clerk Laura Smith-Walla 1298 ...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014
The Honor Flight Project recognizes and honors American Veterans for their service, sacrifices, and achievements by flying veterans to Washington DC to see their WWII memorial at no cost to the veteran. Honor Flight Blanco County will hold the first planning meeting on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 11:00 at the First Christian Church located at 401 6th Street in Blanco. More information on this project can be found at or by contacting Brenda Wilson at (512)785-0631.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014 • Photos
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Elaine Swiss of Round Mountain received several awards in Competitive Trail at the North American Trail Ride Conference (NATRC) National and Regional annual banquets this past weekend in Oklahoma City, OK. Swiss and her horse NH Muscat’s Jewel, known as “Roulette”, also received 2013 annual recognition from the Arabian Horse Association (AHA).
Thursday, March 6, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014
On Tuesday, March 4, the American Legion and Blanco ISD issued a joint press release announcing an agreement in the case of the American Legion Post 352 and the Blanco Independent School District, regarding the use of the American Legion building on the Elementary campus. On January 31, the two groups met to mediate the lawsuit with Kingsland attorney and mediator Charles Lacallade.