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Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
The family of Hilda “Nana” Garcia would like to thank the community of Blanco, friends and neighbors for their prayers, support and generosity during this time. Your continued love and support will be forever in our hearts.
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, Master Gardener, Blanco County
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, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
A special thanks to all who were able to make it to hear Ann Shelton talk about “Texas Women on the Cattle Trails.” Ann is a charming speaker full of information. I am glad some of you were able to talk with her one-on-one after the program! We at the library would also like to thank Sibby Barrett and her staff at Onion Creek Kitchens for providing the delicious spread for our Annual Friends of the Library Mixer.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Posted October 3, 2014
In the past 10 years I have learned many interesting aspects of natural medicine, both from my education with a masters in nutrition as well as from many of my mentors with 30-40+ years of experience. Everyone is unique and has their own individual needs but these can be some good guidelines.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
Born unto condemnation; who can save us? 16“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” John 3:16 Only Jesus can save us. “17For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 • Updated December 15, 2014 8:37 AM
Raymond Lester Wagner, 84, was called home on Thursday, December 11, 2014 just days after celebrating 67 years of marriage to his lifelong love, Imogene. He was born in Blanco, Texas on December 26, 1929 to Solomon James Wagner and Ethel Mae Brooks. He started his working life building fences and sheering sheep alongside his father and 2 brothers.
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Opinion
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014
Dear Editor, Once again the Blanco City Council has chosen to ignore the recommendation of its Planning and Zoning Commission and voted 3 to 2 to allow a business to have a sign that violates Blanco’s Unified Development Code. Voting for the variance last Wednesday were Councilpersons Danny Ray, Al Turner, and Bobby McClung.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
AUSTIN — Police responded to reports of gunfire in the capital city’s downtown area around 2 a.m. on Nov. 28. An estimated 100 shots were fired in about 10 minutes, hitting buildings including the Mexican consulate, police headquarters and the federal court building. No pedestrians, motorists or building occupants were reported injured in the incident. An armed suspect identified as Larry Steven McQuilliams, 49, of Austin, was shot and killed when he was confronted by an Austin police of ...
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School
Posted December 1, 2014
The Elementary and Middle School Academic Meets have been re-scheduled: From: Friday, December 12 To: Thursday, December 11 The early release scheduled for Friday, December 12, at 12:00 noon has likewise been re-scheduled to Thursday, December 11, at 12:00 noon. The purpose of these moves is to avoid a conflict with a possible football playoff game. Thank you for your understanding, and we apologize for any inconvenience.
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Sports
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
7A Boys, Win 36-11 Bowie Crofts 8 Aaron Daniels 8 Hayden Riba 6 Hunter West 6 Andrew Sanchez 4 Marshall Symons 2 Nick Quintero 2 8A Boys, Loss 35-51 Eddie Calzoncit 9 Tyler LaRue 9 Jackson Hunter 6 Cooper Riley 6 Tristan Fortner 3 Justin Wardlow 2 7B Girls, Loss 5-6 Carrasco 2 Garza 2 Royce 1 7A Girls, Win 22-6 Rogers 14 Lopez 4 Callaway 2 Brock 2
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Weather
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.