Johnson City Record Courier
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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 honorflightaustin.org 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.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014 • Photos
It may be icy weather, but there are flamingos spotted in Johnson City. These flocks are travelling around town to raise awareness of hunger related deaths throughout the world and to raise funds to help fight this tragedy. The Youth Group from the First United Methodist Church are spending the next 30 days learning about hunger, raising funds to feed 10 children for an entire year, and will even spend 30 hours fasting so they know what hunger feels like first hand.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco County Commissioners conducted a Special Meeting in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Blanco County Courthouse in Johnson City, Texas on February 25th, 2014.  The meeting opened at 9:00 a.m. and all four County Commissioners and Blanco County Judge Bill Guthrie attended.  A brief recess was held, and the meeting resumed at approximately 10:00 a.m. Gene Hooper, Veteran Peer Coordinator of Military Veteran Peer Network gave a Presentation to the Commissioners regarding Veterans ben ...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 • Updated March 7, 2014 9:57 AM • Photos
On Thursday, February 27th the Johnson City Chamber of Commerce hosted their sell-out Old West Casino Nite event at the Blanco County Show Barn. East Main Grill provided an amazing Prime Rib dinner, Scooter Pearce performed her magic as always, the silent auction was awesome and the Casino Knights provided a great gaming experience as always! Along with the great food and fun, the Chamber of Commerce presented the annual awards during dinner.
Thursday, January 30, 2014 • Posted February 4, 2014
Blanco County Commissioners and Blanco County Judge Bill Guthrie conducted a Special meeting on Tuesday, January 28th at 9:00 a.m. in the County Commissioners Courtroom of the Blanco County Courthouse in Johnson City, Texas. Judge Guthrie called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. In pursuant with a recent motion to recite the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of each County Commissioner Meeting, the Pledge was recited.
Thursday, January 30, 2014 • Posted February 4, 2014 • Photos
Tyler Conlon, a senior at LBJ High School sold his Grand Champion hog for a whoppin’ $8,000 at last Saturday’s sale. Sale totals will be provided by the Youth Council and published in an up-coming issue. All sale item add-on cards must be turned into the Blanco County 4-H and FFA Youth Council by Friday, January 31, 2014 at 5pm.
Thursday, January 23, 2014 • Updated January 28, 2014 9:26 AM • Photos
You may have seen the film crews around town recently and wondered what was going on. The television network A&E is filming a reality show, which has not been officially branded yet but could likely be called “The Lone Star Lady”. The show will feature Johnson City resident, Rochelle Carnes, a sassy, brassy, down-to-earth mom managing a household of all boys.