Wild Woman Weekend Distributes 56K to Nonprofits

Volunteers and supporters of Wild Woman Weekend gathered at the Blanco Courthouse on April 30th to celebrate the results of their event. Connie Barron disclosed that the event made close to $58,000 this year, a new high for the Blanco Non-Profit Coalition: Gem of the Hills Senior Community Center, Friends of the Blanco State Park, Blanco Library, Inc., and The Old Blanco County Courthouse...

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Classic Car Show Returns May 16

Dobie Benson loves cars. Cut his veins and he might just bleed motor oil. So it isn't any wonder that his engine gets revved as the annual Blanco Classic Car Show approaches. This year, the beloved event, now in its 27th year, returns to Blanco State Park on May 16.Check-in begins at 8 a.m. and runs until 11 a.m. with events scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Awards will be presented at 2 p.m. The...

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BVFD Hosts ‘Best Ever’ Fish Fry

The Board of Directors and Volunteer firefighters of your Blanco Volunteer Fire Department would like to say a big Thank You to all the citizens of Blanco who supported our best-ever Annual Fish Fry this past Saturday!Based on the comments and attendance, all enjoyed the superb catfish and sides cooked by Mr. Charles Waxler and his super crew. They did a magnificent job, along with Judy Brewer...

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Blanco FFA Qualifies for National Competition

The Blanco FFA Chapter began a busy three-week schedule this past week as they traveled to Stephenville to compete in the State FFA Career Development Events hosted by Tarleton State University. The Blanco FFA qualified teams in 4 of the 6 events, with 23 students representing Blanco.In the Homesite Evaluation event, Blanco placed 2nd overall and will be advancing to the National FFA Contest in

UIL Academic Team Wins Regional Championship for Third Straight Year

The Blanco High School UIL Academic Team won the Region IV AAA Championship for the third year in a row last Friday and Saturday at Texas State University.The team edged out Lago Vista once again, 175-159. Hebbronville (136), Industrial (116), and Poth (95) followed.The mathematics and computer science teams were crowned regional champions and will represent Blanco at the state meet. Sophomore...

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City Allocates Remaining HOT Funds

The Blanco City Council allocated the final disbursement of Hotel/Motel Occupancy Taxes (HOT tax) during a special meeting held Thursday, April 23 at the Byers Building.Two entities — the Buggy Barn Museum and Vaaler Creek's charity golf tournament — will have to wait until next year's budget to receive final allocation, based on a recommendation to the city by the Texas Municipal League...

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