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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
On August 16th, Steve and Phil Edmondson celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary at Uptown Blanco. Over a hundred attended and enjoyed cake and snacks and refreshments. High school classes of 1959 and 1960 were in attendance as well as family, friends and neighbors. Steve and Phil wish to thank everyone for their attendance, cards and wishes.
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013 • Posted July 19, 2013
Have you done everything possible to increase the chance that you, your loved ones and your home will survive a fire? Even some relatively simple things you can do will increase this chance. Every residence or business should have an address visible to first responders. If you don’t have one, you can call 830-868-4266 to get one. Any vegetation overhanging roofs should be cleared away - preferably at least 15 feet from the roof.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
This photo, taken August 4 at Bindseil Park, shows KBB’s youngest members Joey Garza and Diego Elizondo. Joey has been training Diego in watering properly. Diego just earned his KBB shirt. He will be entering the 4th grade. Photo by George Clary.
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
Here are some other tips to add to last weeks article on how to read a vitamin label. First, try to stay away from the grocery store! Most food at the stores are filled with preservatives, additives, hormones, etc. If you have space and can do it, try to grow whatever you can at home even if its just a few herbs.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
I’d just like to share what is written in God’s Word, regarding ‘giving’ (or giving alms). Do you give alms? An alm is a charitable donation, according to my dictionary in my computer. I’m just sharing this because I came across it today, and thought it might be good for us to see, because everyone in Blanco gives to charities.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
Francis Helmuth Ulrich (Bozo) of Johnson City, Texas was born November 14, 1925 in Johnson City, Texas and passed away August 19, 2014 at the age of 88. Bozo was preceded in death by his wife Thelma Rhoden Ulrich, his parents Helmuth von Molke Ulrich and Iona Ulrich, his sister Winona Dell and husband Warren Herwig, his brother Alfred Gus (Pete) Ulrich, brother in laws; A Z Buchanan, Curtis Rhoden, Eugene Rhoden, and Albert Tuck Rhoden.
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Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 8, 2014
Dear Editor, Here are some “Things we can do for Love” - Cat Tips. Cats suffer in the heat as we do, and sometimes get dehydrated. When this happens they can develop urinary tract infections, and may quickly die. If a cat is dragging his bottom or straining to urinate, he needs to be seen quickly by a veterinarian for intervention and medication.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
In September KACC will feature an exhibit relating to the geological history of the Hill Country. Visitors to the exhibit will see fossils representing more than 500 million years of the Hill Country’s geological evolution. This interactive exhibit will be fascinating and educational for adults and students alike. Ted Schulenberg, local geologist and curator of the exhibit, describes Hill Country geology in poetic terms: “The Texas Hill Country and the plateau from which the hills have bee ...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
The 2014 fall season will kick off this Wednesday, Aug. 20 during the 9th Annual Meet the Panthers event! Join the Blanco All Sports Booster Club in the High School gym at 6 to enjoy pizza, get this football season’s shirt, order all the necessary Panther gear, and sign up to be a part of the Booster Club! Jay Tope, of sasports.com, will once again be emcee for the event, and beginning at approximately 6pm, will announce the 2014 Blanco Panther football and volleyball players, cheerleaders, ...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
Following scrimmages in Blanco and Boerne on August 8 and 9, the Panther Volleyball Team drove the short distance to Bulverde to face Bracken Christian on Tuesday, August 12 for their first game of the season. The Varsity swept Bracken winning in three set, 25-14, 25-17, and 25-12. Senior Reagan Rogers led the team with 18 kills and 4 blocks.
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Posted May 18, 2012
Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other severe weather related hazard. The Centers for Disease Control report that over half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous flood water. The next highest percentage of flood-related deaths is due to walking into or near flood waters.