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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 30, 2015
Miss Abigail Rose McDougall announces the December 30, 2014, birth of her brother Joshua Alexander McDougall, born to Samuel and Lauren McDougall at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center. Joshua weighed in at 7.4 pounds and measured 20.5 inches. Joshua’s family includes Savannah McDougall, half-sister; Judy and Kevin Cuddy, maternal grandmother and step-grandfather; Cecil McIntyre maternal grandfather; Mildred Cain and Bersha McIntyre, maternal great grandmothers; Dana and Mark Hughett, ...
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015
Starting with this issue, we as volunteers with the Blanco Good Samaritan Center are delighted to have a newspaper column that will allow us to share news and updates on a monthly basis. As you may know, our all-volunteer center–which is a certified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization–provides food, clothing, and other aid to low-income families across Blanco County.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 30, 2015
It’s rodeo time again and this year “Let’s Rodeo San Antonio” has invited the Blanco Buggy Barn Museum to provide wagons and carriages in the 2015 Heritage Cattle Drive Parade. This is a big honor for Dennis and Kelley Moore and family, owners, and the 2nd time to provide wagons in this parade that travels two miles down Houston Street to end at the Alamo with 200 head of cattle and longhorns.
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 30, 2015
Taylor Hartmann, a 2011 graduate of Blanco High School and a political science major at Texas A&M University, recently began a spring 2015 policy internship in Austin, Texas. Taylor will spend the semester as an integral part of the Office of Representative Bryan Hughes. Taylor is one of twenty-five students selected for a policy internship through the Public Policy Internship program (PPIP) at Texas A&M University.
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 30, 2015
I encourage you to read 2Cor 4:15-18. Verse 17 says, “For our light affliction (tribulation, trouble, persecution), which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.” Notice, Paul encourages us to count our afflictions as “light“, but the exceeding eternal glory as “weighty“.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 30, 2015
David Stanley Gray, 68, passed away January 21, 2015 in Blanco, TX. He was born July 10, 1946 in Dallas, TX to William R & Agatha Joan Pappas Gray. David was raised in San Antonio and graduated high school in San Antonio. He graduated with his Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas in 1968.
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 • Posted December 31, 2014
Editor, There has been a lot of talk about the Chicken Express Sign. It is too bad that the sign has caused so much disgruntlement in our community when it could have been totally avoided. First the sign company was given incorrect information by our city representative. The Sign Ordinance over rules the ‘old sign section’ in the Unified Development Code.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 30, 2015
AUSTIN — January 20 was inauguration day for Gov. Greg Abbott, successor to Rick Perry, who completed a record-setting 14 years as governor. Abbott is the 48th governor of Texas. Abbott expressed gratitude to the people who elected him and promised to “promote policies that limit the growth of government, not the size of your dreams.” “Texas truly is the land of opportunity, the place where anyone can achieve anything,” Abbott said.
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 16, 2015
Katherine Biggs, a senior Blanco FFA member, has been named the FFA Student of the Month for December. Earlier this fall, Katherine was elected to serve as the 2014-15 Blanco FFA Sentinel. Katherine’s involvement in the FFA began in the Jr. FFA and since then she has been an active participant in local, county and major livestock shows exhibiting market steers, swine and goats with her greatest success coming with steers at the majors.
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 30, 2015
The Lady Panthers claimed a District 25-AAA win over the Comfort Deer, 41-35, on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Jamie McClinton led the team ripping the nets with 20 points. Payton Savarino scored 8 and Lexee Jenkins added 5. Charlsey Smith and Reagan Rogers each scored 3. Gracie Edmondson sank 2 points. The junior varsity also defeated the Deer, 43-37.
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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.