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St. Ann’s Alter Society to hold Turkey Dinner

October 27, 1967

The St. Ann’s Altar Society will hold a Turkey Dinner in the Parish Hall on November 5. Serving starts at noon.

Plates will be $1.25 and $0.75.

Proceeds will benefit the Improvement Fund.

Hunter Sheep Win at Kansas City

October 27, 1967

C.W. Hunter and Son showed the Champion Suffolk Ram and the Champion Suffolk Ewe at the recent American Royal at Kansas City, Mo.

They are also won the Silver Tray for Premier Breeder of the Suffolk Division.

Enjoy 5th Quarter

October 28, 1987

An estimated 150 Blanco students attended a “5th Quarter” party after the game on Friday night.

The party was sponsored by All Faiths Chapel and was held at the Old Courthouse because the Chapel has limited room.

Members of All Faith’s Chapel were impressed by the size of the turnout, which was attributed in part to the appeal of the location.

Jr. Class Bar-B-Q

October 28, 1977

The Blanco High School Junior Class will have a Bar-B-Q plate dinner on Sunday, November 13 at the school cafetorium.

The price will be $2.50 per plate. There will be plated to go or meat to go also. Serving will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

All proceeds will go toward the Junior-Senior Prom.


October 28, 1987

Stephen Daniel Patterson

Dan and Stephanie Patterson of Montana are proud to announce the arrival of their new baby boy, Stephen Daniel.

Stephen was born September 19, 1987 at 4:12 p.m. weighing 9 pounds and 11 ounces and was 21 1/1 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Claudia Zercher of New Braunfels and John Casanova of San Antonio.

Paternal Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Robert Patterson of Montana.

Benjamin Joseph Karpen

Dean and Sherry Karpen of Spring Branch welcome a new son, Benjamin Joseph Karpen, born October 26, 1987 at 1:24 a.m. at Humana Women’s Hospital in San Antonio.

The new arrival weighing 6 pounds and 13 ounces was also welcomed by maternal grandparents Marlene Weir of San Antonio and Bob Weir of Comfort, and sister Kari Wagner, II.

Our Servicemen

October 27, 1987

Specialist 4th Class William J. Haas, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Haas of Blanco, is in Bien Hoa, Vietnam, now, since he took his 8-week advanced individual training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

His training consisted of working with heavy equipment.

He is now serving with the 62nd Engineering Construction Battalion, operating a crane and shovel.

PTO carnival this Saturday

October 28, 1987

The Blanco PTO Carnival will be held on Saturday, October 31st from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wacky Races will be happening from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The KENS-TV Chopper 5 Helicopter is scheduled to appear barring any unforeseen problems. Lots of prizes and food are available at the booths and concession stand.

There will be colored hair spraying, face painting and a clown to entertain your little ones. This is it! Help all the hard work that has gone into planning this carnival pays off by joining in the fun this Saturday.

Lion’s Pancake Day November 12

October 28, 1977

The Blanco Lion’s Club will have its “Pancake Day” on November 12, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Blanco School Cafetorium.

Prices will be $2.00 for adults and $1.25 for children (under 12). The price entitles a person to eat all the pancakes and sausage they want.

Coffee and milk will be sold separately. All proceeds from the Pancake Day will be used for charitable and community service projects.

Come on out and help the Lions help others.

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