Blanco County News
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Friday, September 12, 2014 • Posted September 12, 2014
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.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
The Lady Panthers defeated the Geneva School of Boerne Eagles, 3-1, on Tuesday, August 26. Game scores were 25-23, 24-26,25-17, and 25-20. On Friday, August 29, the Panthers stopped the Canyon Lake Lady Hawks 3-1. After dropping the first game, 21-25, the Blanco girls rallied back to take 3 straight with scores of 25-23, 25-12, 25-14. The Freshmen squad won their match against Boerne Geneva 2-1, but lost 0-2 to Canyon Lake.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014 • Photos
The Panther Junior Varsity football team lost their season opener, 8-27, to the Canyon Lake Hawks on Thursday, August 28. After the Canyon Lake kickoff, the Panther offense started on their own 35 yard line. After a pass completion from Quarterback Kelby Cox, the Panthers fumbled on the 40 yard line.
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
On a monument erected by the state of Virginia one can read this inscription, “Matthew Fontaine Maury, Pathfinder of the Seas, the genius who first snatched from the oceans and atmosphere the secret of their laws. His inspiration, Holy Writ, Psalm 8:8; Ecclesiastes 1:6”. In his right hand is a pencil and compass.
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
Dan 12:10 says, “Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.” As we learned last week, according to God’s Word, the wise are those that fear the Lord; and what they understand are the signs of the end times.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
Does someone owe something to you? Have you loaned money to someone who never paid you back? Has it ruined your friendship? Perhaps separated sisters or brothers or family members? We have to let it go. We must forgive them and forget it. Go make peace with them, and if it’s too late because the Lord called them home, just give it to God, and ask Him to help you forgive them and yourself, too!
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014 • Photos
On Sunday, September 7th, First Baptist Church of Blanco will welcome Dr. Bill Gernenz, wife Heather, and their family to Blanco. Dr. Gernenz has a servant’s heart for leading Christ’s church. In speaking with Dr. Gernenz about the new opportunities in Blanco he said, “We are excited to be here.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
AUSTIN — When the Texas Legislature convenes on Jan. 13, 2015, lawmakers will have the job of revising the state’s school finance system, again. This task was made necessary on Aug. 28, when state District Judge John Dietz ruled the current finance system violates these four state constitutional standards: the state property tax prohibition and the education clause requirements of adequacy, suitability, and financial efficiency. In his 400-page ruling, Dietz pointed out that the Legislatu ...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
In the year 1847 it took Brigham Young and his advance party of pioneers 111 days to travel 1,031 miles from Winters Quarters, Nebraska, to the valley of the Great Salt Lake. In that party were 143 men, 3 women and 2 children. In the next two decades prior to the coming of the railroad in 1869, more than 70,000 brave souls would follow that same trail.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
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.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014 • Photos
Students who were new to Blanco Elementary this school year participated in the new student breakfast. They received a tour of the school as well as coupons to meet staff who are essential to daily life at Blanco Elementary.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014 • Photos
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.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
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 ...
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
I keep seeing hire this person, or hire this one, but do they have references? For your protection, make sure you get things in writing, get references, and look at some of their work. It’s even better if you can stick with locals and support them. We have many good locals that can do construction, trades with skills, and more in Blanco area.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014 • Photos
The Highland Lakes Master Naturalist chapter for Burnet, Blanco, and Llano counties recently held their August recertification and awards meeting. Only 6 months into the year, 58 members have already achieved at least 40 volunteer and 8 advanced training hours and received their recertification pins. Two members received special recognition and pins after volunteering over 1000 hours throughout their time as members of the chapter.