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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
We just wanted to thank our Blanco Community, teachers, and staff for your outpouring of love, prayers, support, and food that has been provided to our family during a tragic time in our lives. It has been two weeks since our two brothers passed away in a plane accident, and the prayers and support from our Blanco Community have been such a blessing.
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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, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
This past week, more than 100 members of the Blanco FFA cast their ballots for this year’s officer team. Leading the local chapter will be senior Logan Dodd, as he was elected to serve as president. Other officers will include: Kyle Gray – Vice President, Payton Savarino – Secretary, Dylan Bates – Treasurer, Kari Graham – Reporter, Katherine Biggs – Sentinel, Jamie McClinton – Student Advisor, Brenna Wallace and Jacob Robinson – Student Representatives.
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
If any of you have gone to my site you will see I do many therapies and have many tools in the office. This one is one of my favorites as it’s easy to do and has many health benefits. Like many natural therapies, one can google and find almost anything...the good, bad and the ugly.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
I know some of you are thinking ‘what’?! I thought this was supposed to be about God’s Word. Jesus said “26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?” Matthew 6:26 By creating a place in our yard for the birds to come bathe and eat, it gives us a chance for remembrance of how great God is. We’re reminded of the Scripture above that teaches us God provides for ...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Gordon Duff Biggs, “Dude,” was born on July 18th, 1918 and died on September 11th, 2014. He was predeceased by his parents, Wallie Krueger and James Biggs, and his older brother, James Biggs Jr. Gordon is survived by his loving wife Nancy, of almost 51 years, and his son Gordon Duff Biggs Jr.
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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, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
AUSTIN — While the governor and group of trade-with-Texas promoters were in Japan and China last week, the 13th anniversary of the “9-11” terrorist attacks on the United States was broadly observed. Perry acknowledged the anniversary from afar and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who serves as acting governor when Perry is out of the state, also made a similar, solemn statement on Sept.
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
On Patriot Day, the BHS Student Council officers and their sponsor commemorated September 11th by volunteering at the “Welcome Home Ceremony” honoring SPC (Ret.) Justin Lane in Canyon Lake. Seniors Dylan Bates, Payton Savarino, and Jamie McClinton and teacher Amanda Wier helped make final touches to the home built for SPC Lane by the Helping a Hero organization.
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
The 7th grade Blanco football team defeated the Luling Eagles, 24-6, on Thursday, September 11. After an exchange of possessions, the Panther defense held firm on 4th down and took over on the Luling 37 yard line. Gunnar Granberg ran in for the touchdown, with Aaron Daniels scoring the 2 point conversion.
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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.