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16 teams in Blanco Tourney

January 19, 1979

Although only four schools are involved, 16 teams are scheduled for as many games in the Blanco Junior High Basketball Tournament next Thursday and Saturday.

Thursday’s opening game schedule starts at noon, with games listed every hour, opening with Blanco-Marion 7th graded boys, followed at 1:00 p.m. by their female counterparts, at 2:00 p.m. by Blanco-Marion 8th boys, at 3:00 p.m. by 8th grade girls.

Johnson City-Comfort teams take over from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the same order.

With the same rotation - - 7th boys, 7th girls, 8th boys, 8th girls - - consolation finals will run from 12:00p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturday, championship games from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

C of C to meet

January 17, 1969

The Blanco Chamber of Commerce will hold their regular meeting and covered dish supper at 7:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria on Monday, January 20th.

Yucca Garden Club to Meet Thursday

January 17, 1969

Yucca Garden Club will meet in the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.N. Inglish Wednesday, January 22.

All members are urged to attend.

UMW honors birthdays

January 18, 1989

The United Methodist Women had the regular monthly birthday party at the Mills Nursing Home Thursday afternoon.

Those hosting the party were Ruby Poenisch, Eunice Gloor, Carry Courington, and Pearl Byars. Pear had the large birthday cake, Carrie made the pound cake, Ruby made the punch, and Eunice helped served the refreshments.

Those having a January birthdays were Lisle Page, Bea Hensley, Daisy Davis, Ivy Mosley, Draton Smith and John James.

Baseball meeting Tuesday

January 19, 1979

Blanco -- A meeting of the Blanco Youth Baseball League will be held next Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the United Methodist Church.

The purpose is to make organizational plans for the coming year for all facets of Blanco Youth Baseball and Softball -- Little League. Babe Ruth, Pony League, Girls Major and Minor, ect. and also to prepare for the forthcoming meeting of the Tri-Cities League, to be held in Johnson City January 31.

All managers, coaches, umpire, league officials and Blanco representatives on the Tri-City League board are asked to be present.

Anyone interested in helping with the program in any way this summer, who is not already involved, will be more than welcome, said president Jeff Cahane.

Our Servicemen

January 17, 1969

Marine Sergeant Major Ray G. Wells, son of Mrs. Clara M. Wells of Johnson City, and husband of the former Miss Joan B. Ryan of Long Island, New York, is serving with the First Marine Aircraft Wing in Vietnam.

Air arm of the Third Marine Amphibious Force, the wing operated several hundred aircraft which include fighter, attack, reconnaissance, helicopter, and transport aircraft.

In addition to providing aviation support for the First and Third Marine Division, the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing supports other U.S. and Allied forced in the five northernmost provinces of South Vietnam.

College workshop slated January 23

January 19, 1979

Blanco -- High School upperclassmen and their parents are invited to attend a workshop seminar on financial aid for college students and procedures for applying for admission to college, to be held January 23 at 6:00 p.m. at the Blanco High School Auditorium.

BHS Principal Bob Bendele emphasized that the workshop was for all county school students, including Johnson City High School juniors and seniors, and their parents.

Guest speaker will be a representative from the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation of San Antonio, which was founded to help prospective college students.

For more information please call Bendele at 830-833-4337.

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