Blanco County News
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014 • Photos
At Ingram on Tuesday, April 18, the Panthers took a decisive win over the Warriors, 12-2. Grant Calzoncit pitched 4 innings and picked up the win. Chase Glowka batted 2 for 2. Kyle Gray hit 1 for 2 with a home run and 2 rbi. The Panthers had 9 hits on the night. On Friday, April 11, Blanco lost a nail-bitter to the Johnson City Eagles, 3-4,.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Updated April 17, 2014 9:57 AM • Photos
The Lady Panthers softball team tallied two district wins outscoring the Ingram Lady Warriors, 15-3, on Tuesday, April 8 and defeating the Johnson City Lady Eagles, 9-1 on Friday, April 11. On the road at Ingram the Panthers needed only 5 innings to take the Warriors. Jamie McClinton smacked a single and a homerun.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014 • Photos
The District 27-AA Golf Tournament was held last Monday and Tuesday at golf courses in Lago VIsta and Comfort. The boys team finished second in the competition, and earned a Regional playoff berth in the process. It will be the fifth year in a row that Blanco has qualified for the Regional tournament. “Another great year for the BHS golf program!” said head coach Scott Balmos. “All five of our boys played well, but it has been Kyle Gray and Aaron Uballe that carried us on both days of ...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014 • Photos
JV Boys Results Second Place Team - 157 Points 5th James Rodriguez - High Jump 5th Noah Wheeler - High Jump 1st James Rodriguez - Long Jump 3rd James Rodriguez - Triple Jump 1st Aaron Uballe - Pole Vault 3rd Jared Mayfield - Pole Vault 5th Jacob Robinson - Pole Vault 5th Sebastian Thomas - DIscus 2nd Ryan Ronces - Shot Put 4th Jeremy Kindla - 3200m Run 4th 4x100m Relay - Kailen Webster, Steven Flores, Dawson Albin, Aaron Uballe 1st Sebastian Thomas - 800m Run 2nd Justin Requenes ...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014
We are pleased to announce the creation of a website dedicated to the historical archives of the Record Courier, Blanco County News, Blanco County Record, and more! Join us April 10th, 6-7pm for our open house and tour the website! This web page was created through the Texas Treasures grant in collaboration between our library and Johnson City Library.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014
Research shows that children who participate in high-quality PreK programs typically enter school more ready to learn than their peers. High quality means a PreK program that has a number of characteristics including effective teacher-student ratios, teachers with college degrees who are certified in early childhood education, and curriculum that includes learning colors, numbers, letters and reading preparation.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014
Flower Pots! All sizes, shapes, colors, and details will be the theme for Door Prizes at next week’s Blanco County Extension Education Association Annual Spring Luncheon. Each individual who has his or her name drawn will be awarded the option to make their personal selection from the various door prizes that are offered. The luncheon will be held Thursday, April 24, 2014, at the Blanco First United Methodist Church, 61 Pecan Street, Blanco, Texas.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014
We are all in for a treat. It is spring again and we are all looking for places that can provide Plants for our ongoing gardens, Food that is tasty but not our everyday fair and loads of Fun for all in the family. We may even find something we never thought of before that sparks our interest.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014
“Soil is an amazing substance. A complex mix of minerals, air, and water, soil also teems with countless micro-organisms, and the decaying remains of once-living things. Soil is made of life and soil makes life. To the farmer, soil is where crops grow? To the engineer, soil is a foundation upon which to build.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014
Do you want to lose weight? Or do you want to lose fat? “I want to lose weight first. Then I’ll start using weights to tone and sculpt.” These are actual words recently spoken to me by a sweet friend of mine. Let me offer some tips on this: A balanced program of strength and conditioning includes both cardiovascular and resistance exercises.
, Blanco church of Christ
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014
Pliny the Elder, a Roman writer told a story of the setting of a 99-foot-tall obelisk. Over 20,000 workers were chosen to pull on the ropes to hoist the apparatus. This was a tremendous responsibility. Just one mishap could cause the obelisk to fall and destroy years of work. So to insure the engineer's best effort he ordered the engineer’s own son to be strapped to the apex of the obelisk so that his heart, as well as his head, would be fully given to the task at hand.
, agf-blanco.com
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014
Please read John 13:1-17 carefully. In these verses, Jesus literally & physically demonstrates an act of servitude to set the example for all of those who would follow Him. What we read in John 13-17 is very important, because they were Jesus’ last instructions, words and deeds on this earth - before He would die on the cross.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014
We know Jesus was the perfect sacrifice for our sins, and we know we can receive His sacrifice as our very own, by believing in Him, and we can be redeemed from our sins and the very first sin of Adam and Eve, through faith in Him. But it’s not just about our redemption, because truly, it is about whether or not we love Him.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014
Dear Readers: Just a Happy Easter to all of you from me in West Virginia! My mom is doing well at her Alzheimer's unit here, Lyle is holding down the fort (with the cats) out on River Bend in Blanco, and life goes on. Thanks to all of you who keep me informed about happenings in Blanco, especially Florine (and Harold) Lord, Leona Smylie, the ladies at Stricklands, and Kee Hudson.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco County WW2 Museum recently received an extensive collection of WW2 posters from the Blanco Retreat, LLC, to complement the Blanco Home Front portion of the Museum’s exhibits. The collection contains over 25 original posters that typified the American effort at swaying and informing the American people. “We’re delighted to be able to add to the story of Blanco County through this display,” said Ruth Johnson, President and CEO of the Blanco Retreat.