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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 18, 2014
Trinity Lutheran Church, Women of the Word, would like to extend a warm thank you to the Blanco community for helping us, through your participation and generous silent action donations, in making our fundraising event held July 13th “migration, birders should too” a success. A great time was had by all and with your help we were able to raise $2,500 to be used to help out local families in need, support Good Samaritan Center as well as New Life childrens center for abused, neglected and tr ...
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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, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 25, 2014
Sporting more than twenty years of theatrical excellence, Shakespeare Under the Stars is back at the EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens this summer with its production of Richard III. The show runs from July 31st through August 9th nightly at 8:15 p.m., except on Sundays. If you consider yourself a citizen of Wimberley, you’ve probably been to at least a few of these performances.
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 25, 2014
There is the great deal of controversy around the truth of including fats and oils in our diet. Many people say that fat and oil cause some common degenerative diseases. The reality is that unhealthy oils create unhealthy people and healthy oils build health in people. Our brain, nervous system and every cell in our body contains some form or fat or fatty acids.
, Blanco church of Christ
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 25, 2014
Sir Isaac Newton formulated the laws of gravitation and motion, and his achievements in science are very well known, but it is not so well known that he spent more time studying the Bible than studying the stars. He said, “There are more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than in any profane history.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 25, 2014
Steven B. Reynolds passed away Saturday July 12, 2014. He was born on December 17, 1967 in Mt. Shasta, California to Diann Lindl Reynolds and Floyd Reynolds. He was a proud member of the Cherokee Nation. Steven worked around town doing many things from glass repair to helping friends with moving, or ranching, or mechanic work, he was a jack of all trades.
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Opinion
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 25, 2014
My name is Dennis Garrett and I am both a property owner and manage a 500 acre ranch on Middle Creek Rd. My wife and I plus 36 owners of Middle Creek Ranch are against building the proposed bridge. Approximately 92% of the landowners on this road are also against it.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 25, 2014
AUSTIN — Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on July 17 appointed Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, as chair of the powerful, state budget-writing Senate Finance Committee. The two-year state budget totals close to $200 billion. Nelson, the first woman in the history of the state to chair the committee, called the appointment “a tremendous honor and responsibility” and pledged that under her leadership the committee would “keep the Texas miracle moving full steam ahead.” She has served as a memb ...
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 25, 2014
The Blanco Independent School District Board of Trustees held a short meeting on Monday, July 14. The Board approved a schedule for teacher appraisals in accordance with the Professional Development and Appraisal System. This is the annual teacher evaluation which begins on September 12 when Part 1 of the Teacher’s self-report will be due.
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Sports
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 25, 2014
The Blanco Middle School cheer squad attended their cheerleading camp at the BMS gym on Monday, July 14 through Friday, July 18. Universal Cheerleading association, UCA, instructor, Tiffany Thiele, taught the cheerleaders new chants, cheers, and dances for the 2014 football season. The team also practiced stunts and jumps. On Thursday, the girls performed new cheers and dances for their families and friends. The squad received a trophy for their exemplary performance.
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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.