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Fourteen to Run on Republican Ticket

Monday at 6 pm was the deadline to file for candidacy for the 2016 primary elections. Fourteen individuals will be running for seven local offices, all on the Republican ticket. Three of the four offices will run unopposed; Chris Liesmann of Johnson City for Commissioner Precinct 3, Bobby Fenton of Johnson City for Constable Precinct 1, and Deborah Earley of Johnson City for Blanco County Attorney.

Commissioners Consider Changes at Central Appraisal District

The Blanco County Commissioners met on December 8, 2015 for their regularly scheduled meeting. All Commissioners were present. The minutes, payroll and official reports were approved. The outstanding bills were brought before the Commissioners and Judge Bray questioned one of the bills submitted by the Sheriff's office for 49 pounds of turkeys, 6 pecan pies, 6 pumpkin pies and 3 or 4 spiral hams.

Blanco City Council Ponders Survey, Easement Issues

At its December 8 meeting, members of the governing body of Blanco heard presentations from citizens in the Citizen Presentations portion of the meeting. Resident Curtis Knutson complained of a mosquito problem near his home on Highway 165 due to poor drainage along the highway. Mayor Peele said the city would look into the problem. EMS board member Pat Clewell spoke on behalf of the Blanco EMS,

Taxidermist Shares Love of Animals

Blanco Taxidermist Jerry Ayer went to the San Antonio Lighthouse of the Blind September 19 with the thought in mind that he might be able to teach some of the children about dangerous animals. He, himself, came away with an education. “When someone suggested presenting to the Lighthouse I instantly thought to myself ‘wow they can touch these animals and for the first time maybe get a picture of

Panthers End Season Against East Bernard

The 2015 Panther football season came to an end in Bastrop this past Friday as Blanco was defeated by the East Bernard Brahmas 42-6. The Brahmas jumped out to an early lead despite 3 first half turnovers and then continued their dominant play to close out the game.In the first quarter both teams had trouble hanging on to the ball as each team's opening drives ended in fumbles. East Bernard would

Christmas Parade Coming Soon

The Blanco Christmas Night Parade is coming on Dec. 12, 2015 at 6:30 PM. The parade will line up at Blanco High School at 5:30 pm. At 6:30 we will pull out and travel down 4th st. to beautiful downtown Blanco. We will circle the Historic Old Blanco County Courthouse and wind down by the Live Oak Nursing home to bring the spirit and lights of Christmas to wonderful folks at the Live Oak. We will

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