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A Look Back at Blanco County History
Wednesday, June 3, 2009 • Posted June 2, 2009 10:00 PM

Cow Belles in Boerne

May 30, 1980

Boerne – The Old West atmosphere of the Circle S Saloon was the site of the Hill Country Cow Belles luncheon meeting on May 20. Fifty nine members and guests enjoyed a lunch hosted by their Boerne Members.

The Hill Country Cow Belles will hold their next meeting on June 10 at 11:30 a.m. at the Inn of the Hills, “La Fuente Room.” Present will be the winners of the Cow Belle Beef Cookbook, awarded at the 4H Food Shows in 10 surrounding counties by the Cow Belles.

Baptist Bible School To Be Held June 2-6

May 30, 1969

The First Baptist Church will hold their Vacation Bible School at their church June 2-6 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. daily.

All children from ages 3-16 are invited for fun, study, handicraft and refreshments.

The closing exercised for Vacation Bible School will be Friday night June 6, at 8:00 p.m.

Tom Feurbacher graduates SWT

June 1, 1979

San Marcos – Thomas A. Feuerbacher of Blanco was among the 1,239 Southwest Texas State University students who were candidates for degrees awarded in spring commencement ceremonies May 19 at Evans Field.

Feuerbacher received a bachelor of science in agriculture degree.

Junior Clover

May 30, 1980

The Junior Clover 4-H Club met Friday, May 23, at the PEC in Johnson City for Family Night.

The Club members voted to have a float in the Blanco County parade in August and new officers for next year were elected.

The new officers will be: President – Amanda Stewart, Vice President – Eddie Ortiz, Secretary – Sheldon Woods, Treasurer – Lance Odiorne, Reporter – Garrett Craig.

Our adult leaders are Mrs. Jennabeth Sagebiel and Mrs. Gladys Woods.

Mrs. Woods gave a review of the past year’s activities.

After the meeting, refreshments were enjoyed by club members and their families.

Spring Barbecue Slated by C of C

May 30, 1969

The Annual Spring Barbecue, sponsored by the Blanco Chamber of Commerce will be held on Sunday, June 1. Barbecued chicken, Jalapeño and regular tamales will go on sale about 11:00 a.m. Home baked cakes and cookies will also be sold. These will be donated by chamber members.

Why cook over a hot stove Sunday when ready cooked food can be taken home for either a regular meal or an outdoor picnic? Food will be ready to go from about 11:00 a.m. Chickens will be $1.00 per half; both hot and regular tamales, $0.75 per dozen.

Legion retains Sylvia Moore

June 1, 1979

Sylvia Moore was re-elected unanimously as Commander of American Legion Post 352 Saturday.

Mrs. Moore is one of, if not the first, woman commanders of a Legion post anywhere in the United States.

Elected first Vice Commander was Fernie Walker, with Marvin Hallenberger as Second Vice-Commander, Murray Curtis Adjutant and Finance Officer, Rae Doran Service Officer, Richard Swierc Historian, F.C. (Carrol) Smith Chaplain, Zygmond Sweierc Sergent at Arms and Albert Darling Publicity Chairman.

Yucca Garden Club closes out season

June 1, 1979

The Yucca Garden Club held their final meeting of the year, a luncheon at the Alpine Lodge in Kerrville on May 23.

Twenty members and several guests served themselves from the smorgasbord bar and then went to tables ser for four and six in the Family Room.

The president, Mrs. W.M. Brown, Jr. Dispensed with all business matters, but introduced Mrs. Troy Israel and Mrs. David Watson as new members. She also asked the members to pay dues to the new treasurer, Mrs. Herbert Wilcox.

The members spent the after touring the Mosty and Furman Nurseries.

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