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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.
Thursday, September 25, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014
Make plans to join us on Sunday, October 5, for a scrumptious homemade Mexican dinner. Serving begins at 11am and continues until 2pm or sold out. Donations for lunch will be accepted at the door. Menu includes cheese enchiladas, tamale, taco, rice, beans, tortilla, homemade salsa, dessert and a drink.
Thursday, September 25, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014 • Photos
Stonewall, Texas- Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park will host a “Beatles night” of entertainment on Friday, October 3, 2014 at the LBJ Ranch. This event was originally scheduled for September 13, but inclement weather forced a postponement. As part of its “Movies Under the Stars” series the park will screen A Hard Day’s Night, the Beatles’ first movie, and feature Beatles music by “The Eggmen” from Austin, Texas.
, Johnson City Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, September 25, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014
Back in March, Jack Hardwick, Vice President of the Johnson City Chamber of Commerce and local businessman told the Chamber of Commerce he’d like to spearhead a monthly market days here in Johnson City. His goal, to bring quality vendors to our town on the 4th weekend of every month, except December and make Johnson City a 4th weekend destination with plans to continue to strategically grow the event.
, Johnson City Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, September 25, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014 • Photos
What started out as a thought has blossomed into an amazing charitable program thanks to for 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 25, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014 • Photos
On Thursday, September 18, Johnson City Volunteer Fire Department and North Blanco County EMS were dispatched to Cypress Mill Road in response to a vehicle that had entered the low water crossing and was overtaken by the swift waters. Emergency responders were unable to cross the low water crossings due to the heavy rains which had quickly raised the water levels to near five feet.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 • Posted September 23, 2014
When Meridian (MS) Community College held its Summer Commencement 2014, Sheila (Saenger) Kiger of Johnson City, Texas, was tapped for inclusion in the College’s Circle of Excellence class. She was chosen on the basis of scholarship, leadership, spirit and service. Kiger is a graduate of the University Transfer Program. She plans to further her education at the Corpus Christi campus of Texas A&M and pursue a degree in nursing.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 23, 2014
Commissioners Recognize September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Extend Burn Ban Until September 9th By: Tricia Hartmann The Blanco County Commissioners Court held a Special meeting on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 9:00 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 Special meeting. The Special meeting opened as the Court stood to recite the Pledge o ...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 22, 2014
The Blanco County Sheriff’s Office has recently entered into an agreement with A Child Is Missing Alert System to assist with the recovery of missing children or elderly people who may wander off. A Child is Missing using a reverse dialing system to call numbers in the area to alert residents that a child is missing, and ask them to call of the child is seen.