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, A Paragon Builders / Vallone Real Estate
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014
Have you ever considered adding built-in items to your home (new or remodel)? So many items can be done. I once listed and sold a home, where the owners had lived in a RV for awhile. They knew how to pack and travel, so when they decided to build, they utilized a lot of the ideas from the RV living.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014
On paper, this past Friday’s district match-up of undefeated teams looked to be a tough game for Blanco as they traveled to Karnes City to face the Badgers in a game that proved to have major implications towards winning the district championship. However, after one half of play, the Panthers proved to be way more than the Badgers could handle as Blanco remained perfect on the year improving to 8 and 0 with a 42 to 0 victory.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014 • Photos
This year there will be no district co-championship to share for the Blanco Lady Panthers as they secured the district title on Tuesday, October 21 with a 3-0 sweep of the Comfort Deer. With set scores of 25-15,25-19, and 25-12, Blanco climbed out of reach of any 25-3A opponent. Reagan Rogers led the Panthers with 25 kills, 6 assists, 1 service ace, and 5 digs.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco FFA Land, Range, Homesite and Plant ID teams recently competed in the Area VII FFA Fall Career Development Events at the Joshua Springs Park and Preserve in Kendall County. More than 350 contestants from across the area competed for the privilege of advancing to their respective state contests this coming spring.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014 • Photos
Lion June Newhouse presents the two game balls to Ashtyn Hunt and Logan Gilbert at the Homecoming football game. Also pictured are Logan’s brother and grandmother.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014
If you have ever wanted to know more about good gardening practices, the difference between good and bad insects, which grasses or plants to use in your particular location or why your efforts at gardening may not have been successful in the past, this is your opportunity to get information from the experts, to meet new people with your same gardening interests, and to have fun while you learn.. Training Classes for new Master Gardener members will begin January 13, 2015 in Johnson City.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014
With Halloween days away, it seems fitting that this is National Bat Week. Blanco State Park is a seasonal host to hundreds of bats, thanks in part to the bat house located near the parking lot for the Caswell Nature Trail. In fact, the new interpretive park ranger at Blanco State Park, Kate Boysen, held the first official Blanco Bat Count on October 3 with the help of 13 citizen scientists ranging from children to adults.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014 • Photos
A group of students from the Blanco High School Leo Club and National Honor Society participated in the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes, Austin 2014. The Walk raised critical dollars for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF is the only global organization with a strategic plan to deliver a continuous flow of life-changing therapies and, ultimately, a cure for people living with T1D.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014
A well-recognized proverbial phenomenon in life is the ‘crossroad.’ Too often, one passes through the crossroad without having realized he was there until after having passed that way. (Think ‘hindsight is 20/20’). Fortunate is the one who stands at a crossroad and recognizes it for what it is: a point in time when important choices are made; choices that will impact the rest of the journey.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014 • Photos
Rachel Arnold, Amaya Avants, Emily Boylan, Bayleigh DeSpain, Chase Fortune, Kendall Kramer, Kylene Kramer, Cash Krause, Court Krause, Caleb McCarthy, Rachael McGill, Antonia O’Neill, Shanon O’Neill, Brandon Phipps, Riley Rust, Shane Rust, Sarah Smith, Emma Watson, Jenna White, and Josie White.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014
I may have published this Psalm before; it’s one of my favorites. We go through highs and lows (biorhythms). Lawrence calls it going through the hills and valleys. All I know is some days I’m up and some days I’m down. Some days I feel strong enough to read Ephesians, and some days I just need the reassurance of Hebrews.
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014
Ephesians 5:31-33 says, “For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh. This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church. Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.” This week we will continue our series on marriage by revisiting a sermon I preached over a year ago titled, “Marriage and the Mystical Union
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014
Editor, WOW! what a beautiful thing I was privileged to witness Wednesday evening 10-15-14. I am Roxanna Avants President of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 352. I received an invitation from the Cheerleaders at Blanco High School to arrange for the veterans of Blanco to ride on a float in the homecoming parade and to be honored at the pep rally.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014
Dust off your boots and borrow a 10-gallon hat. Brush up on your two-steppin’ and maybe break out those old pearl snap shirts – or maybe not. Whatever you do, don’t wait too long to get your ticket to this year’s CASA for the Highland Lakes Boots and BBQ benefit. There are only so many seats at the Cadillac Dance Hall in Marble Falls to enjoy live music and some of the best barbecue you’ve ever tasted.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014 • Photos
Students in Laura Salazar’s fourth and fifth grade art classes will be displaying their artwork at an exhibition hosted by the RedBud Cafe from October 30 to November 14. “Students have been exploring the concepts of composition, color theory, the interplay of lightness and shadow, exploration of rendering portraits, and creating with a variety of mediums.” said Salazar. “The fifth grade artists work in more of an independent type of framework.