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Wednesday, October 21, 2009 • Posted October 20, 2009 10:00 PM

Antlerless Deer Permits Will be Issued October 20-21

October 17, 1969

Representatives of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will issue antlerless deer permits for the regular gun hunting season for designated areas of Blanco County on October 20 and 21 at the Courthouse in Johnson City.

Landowners or their agens are requested to apply for permits between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on the issuance dates.

A county map showing compartments and rates of issuance will be posted in the County Courthouse.

Mill Nursing Home celebrates birthdays

October 18, 1989

The Methodist Ladies had the monthly birthday party at the Mill Nursing Home Thursday afternoon.

Edna Gerhard, Ruby Poenisch, and Pearl Byars were the hostesses, the birthday cake by Pearl, the angel food cake by Edna, and the punch by Ruby. Coffee was served to those who wanted it.

Happy Birthday was sung to Pearlie Wolf, Margarita Feeldeir, Sallie Pooley, Erwin Plagge, and Jack Burk. Each was presented a birthday card.

A most enjoyable hour of fellowship was enjoyed by all.

Jack’s brother from Brownwood came to enjoy Jack’s birthday with him.

Golden Wedding To be Celebrated

October 17, 1969

The family of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Smith cordially invite their friends and relatives to Open House Sunday, October 19, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for their Golden Wedding Anniversary.

Blanco, JC bands play at Westlake

October 19, 1979

Austin – Bright uniforms, glistening horns and stirring music will take over Westlake High School Stadium Saturday, October 27the, when 44 Texas High Schools Bands put on their best halftime show at the third annual Westlake Marching Festival.

Among these competing for trophies will be the marching bands from both Blanco and Johnson City Highs.

Hunter’s BBQ

October 18, 1989

The Blanco Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Hunter’s BBQ special on Sunday, November 5.

BBQ plates will be available on the square from 10:30 a.m. until sold out.

Farm Bureau meeting set

October 19, 1979

The annual Farm Bureau meeting and election of officers will be held this Saturday at 5:00 p.m. at the Johnson City Elementary school cafeteria.

Bureau Secretary Harry Sultemeier said that barbeque and drinks will be provided by the Bureau, asking that each family bride a side dish.

PTO Harvest Festival set 3:00 p.m. October 28

October 18, 1989

The Blanco PTO invites everyone young and old to join them at the football field on October 28, 1989 at 3:00 p.m. for their Harvest Festival.

The festival begins with a carnival until 6:00 p.m. with fun and games for all. Some of the booths will include a fish pond, face painting, cake walk, ring toss, plant walk, as well as food and drink booths.

The carnival will be followed by the King and Queen coronation from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Kings and Queens will be selected to reign over the elementary (K-5) grades, middle school (6-8) and high school (9-12). You can vote for your favorite contestant by putting your donation in their jar located in businesses all over town.

After the coronation, a dance will be held at the high school gym to top off the evening. The dance will last from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. and live music will be provided by the Limited Edition. There will be drinks and snacks on sale at the concession stand. Admission to the dance will be $1.00 for ages 5 years to adult, and children 4 and under free.

The PTO hopes to meet their goal of raising $3,000 for the school.

Hope to see everyone there.

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