Back row: Lindsay Grimes- Football; Merritt Johnson- Leo Club; Jackelynn Pina- FCCLA; Jamie McClinton- Spanish Club; Ashley Hall- NFL; Cheyenne Klein- FCA; Kari Graham- Volleyball. Front row: Abbie Culton- Student Council; Charlsey Smith- Cheerleading; Breanna Collins- Cross Country; Courtney Marshall- NHS; Mariah Ackerson- Band; Payton Savarino- FFA. The Homecoming Parade begins at 6:00 this evening followed by a Pep Rally at Panther Stadium. ...
It’s that time of year again for the the Countywide Household Waste Collection Event. The annual event will be held at the Blanco County Progressive Waste Transfer Station at 377 Transfer Road in Johnson City. Items will be accepted on Saturday, October 25 from 8am to 12pm.
Items suitable for reuse will be accepted along with items meant for disposal. ...
The Blanco Volunteer Fire Department is sporting some new helmets during October. Honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the black and pink helmets, with the motto: “For The Ladies” on the front, will be worn by our fire fighters throughout the month. When the month is finished, the helmets will be auctioned off, and the proceeds will go to a fund that will be set aside for use by families in Blanco affected by cancer. ...
After a week off, the Panthers looked rested and ready to begin district play as they traveled to Stockdale to take on the Brahmans. After just one quarter of play, it was evident that Blanco had the game under control as they cruised to an easy 49 – 0 victory, improving to 6 and 0 on the year and more importantly 1 and 0 in district.
Blanco opened the first quarter scoring on a 61 yard 7 play drive ending with a 1 yard TD run from Adrian Dominguez. ...
The Blanco County Commissioners held a Regular meeting on October 14, 2014.
After Judge Guthrie called the meeting to order the Court stood and recited the Pledge of Allegiance. Blanco County Clerk Laura Walla read the minutes of the Special meeting held on September 23, 2014. There were no additions or corrections to the minutes and the minutes were approved as read. ...
Blanco High School students Michael Bagley, Clifton Knoll, and Sebastian Thomas competed in the Region 12 Jazz Band auditions held at Navarro High School September 20. The event was sponsored by the Association of Texas Small School Bands.
Both Michael Bagley (Alto Sax) and Sebastian Thomas (Tenor Sax and Baritone Sax) were unanimously awarded first chair honors. ...
At a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30, the Pedernales Electric Cooperative Board of Directors voted to reduce the Co-op’s per-kilowatt-hour delivery charge effective with electricity purchased beginning December 1, 2014.
“The Board of Directors has worked with management the past few years to get the Cooperative in a very stable and strong financial position,” said PEC Board President Dr. ...
This year’s theme for Homecoming is “Red, White and Blue”! The Parade will begin at 6pm on Wednesday, October 15th. Immediately following, there will be a Community Pep-Rally at Panther Stadium.
The Cheerleaders would like to extend a special invitation to Veterans and current armed-service members in the Blanco community. At the Pep-Rally we will invite them to stand for a special performance.
The Parade Route is as follows; From the High School, right on 4th, right on Elm St, left on ... ...
Come celebrate the art and artistry of Quilting, yesterday and today, at the 4th Annual Uptown Blanco Quilt Show themed “Heirlooms, Past and Present”. The show opens Friday, October 10, and runs through Saturday, October 11. In addition to the entry quilts on display, there will be special exhibits of quilts by Betty Alderman and pieces from the 2014 Hoffman Challenge.
Artist Betty Alderman was a renowned quilter and one of the founders of Quilting in America. ...
The family of James Calhoun would like to thank everyone for your
outpouring of love, prayers, food, flowers, calls, visits, memorial
gifts, and support that you
provided to our family.
Special thanks to the Hill Country Memorial Hospice team for their
professional and loving support
and to nurse companion,
Deana Pepper, for her faithful
and compassionate care.
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.
BOERNE, Texas—The Cibolo Nature Center & Farm will present a four-part comprehensive Geology Short Course beginning Oct. 31 for those interested the geologic features of the Texas Hill Country, including groundwater recharge of the Edwards and Trinity aquifers.
Geologists Dr. Kathy Ward and Ann Schneider will lead participants on a journey through time to explore the physical processes that formed the limestone strata of the Hill Country, with classroom illustrations, hands-on examinations o ...
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.
On the evening of Wednesday, October 1, Blanco students and their parents gathered at the football field for Fields of Faith. This event was held across the state with support from the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), and in Blanco from youth groups and YoungLife.
Moses Harry Hesskew, “The Watermelon Man,” 80, of Blanco, formerly from Floresville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 11, 2014 surrounded by his family. Funeral services were held at 10am Tuesday, October 14th at Blanco Cemetery. Visitation was held on Monday from 5-7pm at Crofts-Crow Funeral Home in Blanco, Texas.
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.
On October 25, 2014 at 7:00 pm, the Lantex Theater in Llano and the City of Llano Main Street will present the first time ever, “Lantex Jamboree” featuring local country music artists who are generously donating their time and talents to raise funds to purchase new theater seating.
Entertaining at the event will be local artists Eric Schuessler & Jenny Kelso from the Cadillac Gypsies, 11-year old McKenzie Jones, Garrett, Joel and Kevin Ratliff, Allan Ray Reed and Les Hartman who will also ...
Members of the Blanco FFA Chapter offered a helping hand to Mrs. Arlitt and her middle school PRIDE class by sponsoring an entomology contest this past Thursday at the BHS Ag Shop. This event served as part of the first six weeks PRIDE activities that the middle school students were involved in and learning about.
The 7th grade football team earned a 14-6 win in their first district game facing the Stockdale Brahmas on Thursday, October 9. The first half was scoreless with both teams struggling to find the endzone.
The Panthers defense held the Brahmas at bay with Bowie Crofts leading the charge making multiple open-field, solo tackles and assisting on many others.
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.