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A Look Back at Blanco County History
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 • Posted September 22, 2009 10:00 PM

Our Servicemen

September 19, 1969

U.S. Air Forces Technical Sergeant Heriberto S. Perales, son of Mrs. Auroa Garcia of Laredo, is on duty at Cam Ranh Bay AB, Vietnam.

Sgt. Perales, a medical technician, is assigned to a unit of the Pacific Air Forces. He previously served at Brooks AFB, San Antonio.

The sergeant is a 1955 graduate of Martin High School. His wife, Julia, is the daughter of Mrs. Erna Weinstrom of Blanco.

Ranch Clubbers enjoy dinner

September 24, 1979

The Ranch High Way Extension Club met at Kendalia, the evening of August 7, for the annual family dinner.

The group and their guests reported a delicious dinner along with games of Bunco was enjoyed throughout the evening.

The next meeting will be held in the Home of Mrs. H.G. Charles, September 4 at 2:30 p.m. assisted by Mrs. Earl Page and Mrs. Otis Hatch as Co-Hostess guests are invited.

Reported by Carla Mae Charles.

Free and reduced price lunches available in BISD

September 23, 1989

The Blanco Independent School District serves nutritious meals every school day. Students may buy lunch for $0.90, grades k-6, $0.95, grades 7-12. Breakfast is for $0.40.

Children from households not exceeding certain levels of income will be entitled to receive free or reduced priced meals. Reduced prices are 40 cents for lunch and 30 cents for breakfast for all grades.

Applications will be available at the principal’s office on each campus beginning of school and continuing throughout the school year.

Income eligibility guidelines are available at the school administration office or at Blanco County News Office.

Band Boosters to meet Thursday

September 19, 1969

The Band Boosters will hold a special meeting on Thursday, September 25, at 7:45 p.m. in the Band Hall.

Members are urged to attend.

Dennis Moore, Janet Reeves get degrees

September 24, 1979

San Marcos – Two Blanco residents were among the 936 students who were candidates for degrees awarded August 18 at Southwest Texas State University.

Blanco residents receiving degrees were Dennis J. Moore and Janet Gail Reeves.

Moore, son of Mrs. Martha Moore, received a master of education degree, while Mrs. Reeves, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Stobaugh, received masters of education degree with a major in elementary education.

Telephone Number Changed at JP Officer

September 19, 1969

The telephone number for the G.A. Rust Truckline and the Justice of the peace office has been changed to 833-4555 from the old number of 833-4533 which appears in the telephone directory.

Pretty girls top ‘diller

September 24, 1979

Pretty little Heather Weirebusch repeated as the owner of the prettiest armadillo at the County Fair, as her entry won the Armadillo Beauty Contest for the second year in a row.

Another pint-size sweetheart, Kim Lindig, took second place with Malcolm Young third.

In the armadillo race, Kim turned the tables by taking first place, Randy Hoffman second and Heather third.

Yucca Garden Club to Meet

September 19, 1969

The Yucca Garden Club will hold their first meeting of the New Year at the home of Mrs. M.L. Moore on Wednesday, September 24 at 2:00 p.m....

There will be a “Money Gambler” introduced at this meeting with each member depositing 5 cents if they have planted a shrub a fun thing slated for several months during this year.

Don’t miss it!

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