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Wanda Faurie Hosts Yucca Garden Club

October 4, 1989

The first meeting of the Yucca Garden Club was recently held at the home of Wanda Faurie, this month’s hostess.

A program introducing dried grasses and flowers suitable for autumn arrangements was beautifully presented to members and guests by Stella Eickenloff. Her inventiveness with native plants was enjoyed by all.

Co-hostesses Mildred Jones and Joyce Mourie served delicious refreshments.


Bake Sale Slated Saturday

October 3, 1969

The second grade will hold a bake sale on Saturday, October 4, in front of the Blanco Lumber and Hardware store.

They are supporting their duke and duchess, Brian Johnson and Beth Berger.

All proceeds will go to the PTA fund.


Fair Meeting ser October 16

October 5, 1979

A member ship meeting of the Blanco County Fair Association has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the County Fairgrounds.

In addition to anyone interested in joining the organization, Publicity Chairman Jeff Cohane asks that anyone, member or not, interested in helping in any way with next year’s County Fair, be present.

“This will be our 50th Annual Fair and will take a great deal of extra work as befits the occasion,” he pointed out.


Ninjas slow the Racers

October 4, 1989

The Blanco Lumber and Hardware Ninjas fought to a 1 to 1 tie with the Fredericksburg Racers this past Saturday.

Once again the defense reigned supreme as goalies Jake Primce and Jason Head made outstanding saves on Racer shots.

Defensers Krissi Kennedy, Charles Koch, Sara Evans, and Andrew Stotts Bamberger played their best game yet. Midfielders Matt Norman, Jason Lincoln, Dennis Moore and Rhonda Romero did a good job of keeping the ball in the Racers end of the field.

The Ninjas fell behind 1 to 0 in the 2nd half but the expert passing of forwards Tell Finch and Bryan Webber allowed the ball to get to Jason Head as he scored his first goal of the young season to know the score 1 to 1.

The Blanco Hardware and Lumber Ninjas play this Saturday at 9:45 a.m. in Fredericksburg as they continue their march toward the playoffs.


O.E.S. to Meet

October 3, 1969

Blanco Chapter No. 934 of the Order of Eastern Star will honor their past patrons and past matrons at their regular meeting October 6, at 7:30 p.m.

The officers will note wear their formals.

Mrs. Laverne Jackson, worthy matron of the chapter, extends a cordial welcome to all members, but especially to the past matrons and past patrons.


HC Artists here Monday

October 5, 1979

The Hill Country Artists will meet Monday, October 8 in St. Ferdinand’s Catholic Church Parish Hall at 10:00 a.m.

Verdie Breed, well-known artists from Dripping Springs, will be guest demonstrator.

Admission is $2.00 for members and $3.00 for non-members.


Advance Sale of Coronation Tickets

October 3, 1969

Tickets for the Coronation and program entitles “Festival in the Forest” will be sold by the Junior and Senior Divisions, grades 5 through 12.

Tickets will be sold for $0.25 per person, for both children and adults.

Each grade will receive credit for their respective candidates for the tickets sold.


Placement Offer

October 5, 1979

A centralized place for students seeking after-school work has been established in the Blanco High School Councilor’s Office.

Individuals needing student workers for such jobs as baby sitting, yard work, typing, service station attendant, tutoring, etc. should contact the counselor at 833-4337.

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