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Changing of The Guard

April 26, 1968

Deputy Sheriff L.M. (Dugie) Mobley has recently accepted a position with the Dallas police force, effective Monday, April 29.

Ted Moffett, who was appointed to replace Mr. Mobley, has been attending law enforcement school in Austin this week.

Car wash Sunday

April 27, 1988

The Blanco 8th grade TAG + will be sponsoring a car wash. The event will be on Sunday, May 1, from 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The cost will be $2.00 per car and $5.00 for large campers or motor homes.

The proceeds at the car wash will be used by the 8the grade to attend the Lions Club camp in Kerrville on May 9-11.

The camp offers many activities such as astronomy, wildlife census, archeology, and many more interesting subjects. Your support with this project will be greatly appreciated.

Savings bond report made

April 28, 1978

March sales of Seriest E and H United States Savings Bonds in Blanco County were reported today by County Bond Chairman Aaron Posey. Sales for the third-month period totaled $13,774 for 14 percent of the 1978 sale goal of $100,000.

Texas sales during the month amounted to $26,644,081 while sales for the first three months of 1978 totaled $77,564,628 with 25 percent of the yearly sales goal of 306.6 million achieved.

Car Wash and Bake Sale Slated By Senior Class

April 26, 1968

The Senior Class is raising money which will be used by class members for their Senior Trip at the close of school.

This Saturday they are having a bake sale in front of the Red & White Store and at the Blanco Confectionery.

Every Saturday until the end of May they will hold car wash beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the Mobil Station. Persons interested may call 833-4886 to have their car picked up or bring it to the station. Prices are $1.50 per car, or $1.75 for a station wagon.

Lord appointed to Blanco ISD tax board

April 28, 1978

Blanco ISD – The board of trustees met in special session Monday night to accept the resignation of boars of equalization member Bill Stahl. Harold Lord was appointed to fill the vacancy.

Board members also met in executive session to discuss a land proposal. No action was taken on the matter.

Scholarship Winner – Briana Buscher

April 27, 1988

Seniors across the nation are applying for scholarships and financial aid to attend the college of vocational school of their choice.

Blanco seniors are no different. Briana Buscher of Blanco High School has received two scholarships, the CJ Davidson Foundation scholarship and the Jean Burnett scholarship, awarded to the Texas Outstanding Future Homemaker.

The CJ Davidson scholarship is awarded to 10 Future Homemakers in Texas and amounts to $600. The Jean Burnett scholarship is $500.

Briana will use the funds to continue her education to pursue a career teaching vocational Home Economics in Texas schools.

Church of Christ schedules VBS

April 28, 1978

The Church of Christ Vacation Bible School is schedules for June 5 to 9th. All age groups included.

Hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Everyone is welcome.

If anyone would like to look at the literature, call Mrs. Warren Smith.

Dogget to speak at TSTA

April 28, 1978

State Senator Lloyd Dogget will be in Blanco, Monday evening, May 1st, to speak to the Blanco County TSTA Chapter. The meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Blanco School Cafeteria, Dogget will speak on education and other issues of interest for the next legislative session.

Any Blanco County resident interested in talking with Senator Dogget while he is in the area can arrange a meeting by contacting the Senator’s office, 323 State Capitol Building, 512-475-3731.

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