Antelope for Africa Safaris has donated a ten-day South African Hunting Safari for 2 hunters to the Wild Game Dinner fundraiser. Outfitter, Melville du Plessis, is a life-member of PHASA with 29 years experience safari outfitting and professional hunting in South Africa. Base camp is located at the foot of the Waterberg Mountains on the conservancy area at Zwartkop District in the Limpopo Province.
The hunt is valued at $13,500 and includes Round-trip economy airfare from a USA Gateway (includ ... ...
Prior to the regular meeting of the governing body of the city of Blanco on September 9, a public hearing was held to discuss the proposed property tax rate of $.2583 per $100 of property evaluation. Mayor Chuck Homan explained that the property tax rate is the same as last year’s. ...
Blanco PD has confirmed the body of Gordon Duff Biggs was discovered on the 900 block of Mesquite St, near Crofts-Crow Funeral Home, last night at approximately 8:30pm.
The death is a suspected suicide; there were no signs of foul play. The body has been taken for autopsy in Lockhart.
More information will be published as made available.
August 27, 2014 will be a day for Thomas Kirkscey to add to his list of important dates. Thomas is now an Eagle Scout. Thomas joined the Boy Scouts September, 2008 and has spent the past 6 years learning, working, having fun ,and earning his required Merit Badges.
All of these things have culminated in an Eagle Scout Board of Review that was held on August 27, 2014 at the Blanco United Methodist Church. ...
It’s time to dress up those jeans and denim skirts with a little bling for the 24th annual Courthouse Gala to be held on the lawn of the Old Blanco County Courthouse, Blanco, TX, Saturday, October 18 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. This year’s theme is Denim and Diamonds and celebrates Blanco’s past, present and future.
Every year since 1986, when the Old Blanco County Courthouse Preservation Society was formed, Blanco community and business volunteers come together for the purpose of raising f ... ...
The Blanco County Commissioners Court held a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Blanco County Courthouse, Johnson City, Blanco County, Texas. Blanco County Judge Bill Guthrie and three of the four County Commissioners attended the meeting. Blanco County Commissioner John Wood was absent because of a death in his family.
After Judge Guthrie called the Regular Meeting to order, the Court stood and recited the Pledge of Allegiance. ...
Blanco improved to 2 and 0 this past Friday after traveling to Comfort and shutting out the Bobcats 41 to 0. The Panthers dominated from start to finish as the only thing that could slow down Blanco in the second half was a running clock. Overall, Blanco would out gain the Bobcats by almost 300 yards in total offense.
The Panthers wasted little time in establishing control of the game as the Blanco defense forced a quick three out by the Bobcats to give Blanco the ball just inside the 50 yard ... ...
Blanco Performing Arts is delighted to announce its fifth season, From Deep in the Heart, opening on Saturday, September 27 at 7:30 in the Uptown Blanco Ballroom with celebrated Guitar Duo Moller-Fraticelli. This unique fusion of the Swedish perfection and the Argentinean passion has resulted in a unique form of musical expression. ...
The 2014 football season opened with a big win for the Blanco Panthers as they defeated the visiting Canyon Lake Hawks 35 to 7. The Panthers scored in every quarter while holding the Hawks to just 153 yards in total offense.
Blanco scored the season’s first TD on a 29 yard pass play from QB McKay Adamson to Colton Elrod with just over a minute left in the first quarter. ...
The Blanco County Commissioners held a Special meeting of the Blanco County Commissioners Court on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Blanco County located in Johnson City, Blanco County, Texas. All four County Commissioners and Blanco County Judge Bill Guthrie attended the Special meeting.
Judge Guthrie called the meeting to order and said that there would be discussion of the Proposed 2014-2015 Budget (Fiscal Year October 1, 2014 through September 3 ... ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.