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Thursday, December 4, 2014 • Posted December 15, 2014 • Photos
The little schoolhouse located in the country was the sight of the 56th annual Smorgasbord fundraising event on November 1. The weather was perfect and the crowd was patient. Almost 500 people waited in line for up to an hour to get some of the best cooking around. Countless entrees and every dessert imaginable was prepared by local citizens with the thought that it all goes to local charities in the area. The very first Smorgasbord in 1958 was the idea of Jewell Sultemeier and her fellow memb ...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 • Posted December 15, 2014 • Photos
On Saturday, November 22nd, Blake Caulkins along with his mom Lacey, brother Lance, Papaw and Mamaw (Roger and Holly Lawson) traveled to College Station for the Texas A&M Invitational Archery Competition. Blake competed against many archers from across the State. Each archer shoots 60 arrows with a perfect score being 600.
Thursday, December 4, 2014 • Posted December 15, 2014 • Photos
Johnson City’s annual Free Community Thanksgiving Potluck Feast lived up to its name again — feeding about 200 residents and visitors with food donated mostly by the diners themselves, and drawing out-of-town interest in the process. The turkeys were donated by Harvest House Farms, and were prepared by volunteer cooks, including Harvest House itself, Ronnie’s, and a genuine jailbird cooked in the county jail kitchen! In addition to the individual side-dishes, there were 80 pounds of pot ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
The Johnson City ISD held their regularly scheduled meeting on Nov. 10 with all members present. No one spoke during Open Forum. The first item on the agenda was the consideration of and possible approval of Blanco County Appraisal District’s Proposal to adjust the districts’ 2014 allocation credit from the 2013 audit for the purpose of property improvements.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
It’s only two weeks away: the annual Johnson City Free Community Thanksgiving Potluck Feast! Cooks are lined up and volunteers are getting their names on the roster (although more are needed) for the big holiday lunch event at the First United Methodist Church. “In a way, it’s the church’s gift to the community,” he said, “but in another way, it’s the community’s gift to itself, because most of the food comes from the people who also come to eat.” The church provides the tu ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
On Tuesday, November 11, a 2012 black Jeep Cherokee was reported stolen from outside the Pecan Street Brewery in Johnson City. The vehicle belonged to a Johnson City citizen. JC Police Officer Chad Wiggins responded to the call, and after getting the necessary information, he contacted Blanco Police Sergeant Robert Stewart, who put out a BOLO (Be On the Look Out) for the stolen vehicle.
Thursday, November 6, 2014 • Posted November 10, 2014
The City Council met on November 4, 2014 for their regularly scheduled meeting. All members were present. There were no public comments. Lt. Ross Allen gave the Police Department Update. JCPD had 157 calls for service. There were 73 citations, 102 written warnings, 2 traffic accidents, 1 out of city call, 19 arrests, 10 cases filed with the City Attorney, 4 cases filed with the County Attorney, 3 cases filed with the District Attorney, 1 case referred to Taylor County, and 1 case referred to ...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 • Posted November 10, 2014 • Photos
What started out as a thought has blossomed into an amazing charitable program thanks to 4 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, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
When cold weather comes to the Hill Country, we are reminded to plan for “plants, pipes, and pets”.We bring in the plants, wrap the pipes and prepare shelter for our pets. The local dog rescue, Wags-Hope and Healing (www.wagshopeandhealing.org) cares for many dogs who have been abused, abandoned, or orphaned.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
The family and friends of local resident and previous business owner, Kenny Moore, are planning a benefit to help him pay for expensive necessary cancer treatments. Kenny is a loving father of 6 and grandfather to 14, who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer. Kenny has lived in Johnson City since 1994, and is well loved by many in the community.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
LBJ High School is accepting names of individuals to be honored in a ceremony on Friday evening, October 31st as a month of Breast Cancer Awareness activities draws to a close. Members of the LBJHS National Honor Society have joined forces with the local Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk Team “Save the Trophy Racks” in awareness activities which will culminate in a brief recognition ceremony and balloon release at JC Park (adjacent to Shockley Field) on Friday, October 31st at 6pm.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
Reporter’s Note: As preparations began for the 56th Annual Smorgasbord earlier this Fall, I turned to several founders of the present-day Pleasant Hill-Rocky Community Club for their recollections from the past, how they’ve stayed active over the years and why they remain committed to the mission of this “legendary feast” as a service to our community.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 • Updated October 23, 2014 2:04 PM
The Blanco County Commissioners held a Regular meeting on October 14, 2014. The Commissioners met at 9 a.m. in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Blanco County Courthouse in Johnson City, Blanco County, Texas. All four County Commissioners and Blanco County Judge Bill Guthrie attended the Regular meeting. After Judge Guthrie called the meeting to order the Court stood and recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
Thursday, October 2, 2014 • Posted October 9, 2014 • Photos
Organizers of the Wild Game Dinner are looking forward to serving a delicious variety of game to a large crowd this Saturday, Oct. 4th, at the Blanco County Show Barn in Johnson City. This year’s fare is fried Axis, wild game chili, whole roasted hog, wild boar BBQ, gumbo, jambalaya, fresh homemade sausage, boiled and fried shrimp, fried pork, brisket, fried sweet taters, along with bacon wrapped dove and quail.
Thursday, September 25, 2014 • Updated October 2, 2014 1:12 PM
LBJ High School and the Administration for Johnson City ISD is excitedly preparing Homecoming 2014. Plans are in the works for this year’s celebration which is set for the week of October 6th – 10th, 2014. Highlights of the week include the Community Pep Rally on Wednesday, October 8th and Volleyball and Football against District opponent Junction on Friday, October 10th.