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November 25, 1977

Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Caseres are the proud parents of a baby girl. Diana Marie, born November 15 at Santa Rosa Hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. Severne Smith of Leakey, Texas proudly announce the birth of their daughter, September Ann, born November 21 at Santa Rosa Hospital in San Antonio and weighing 7 pounds and 12 ounces.

Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. John Vogt of Boerne and Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Smith of Blanco.

4-H Club to Meet On Monday Night

November 24, 1967

A meeting of the 4-H Club will be held at the school cafeteria on November 27.

Boys and girls interested in 4-H Club work are urged to attend.

Noted Publisher Is Visitor Here

November 24, 1967

Carl Hertzog of El Paso was a recent guest of Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Walser. He was accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Bill Wittliff of Austin, son of Mrs. Walser.

Mr. Hertzog is a distinctive book publisher and designer whose works can be spotted at first glance, simply from their tone and quality.

He had been spending several days with Mr. and Mrs. Wittiff who is also a publisher gaining national recognition with his Encino Press in Austin.

The first publication bearing the Encino imprint was a souvenir pamphlet program of the dedication of President Johnson’s Boyhood home. Since then there have been several hardbound books by Encino Press and other are planned in the future.

Holiday buying spree predicted

November 25, 1977

Austin – State Comptroller Bob Bullock said Tuesday that Texans may be headed for their biggest Christmas holiday shopping spree ever if retail sales continue at their current brisk pace.

Bullock said that city sales tax collections – a prime indicator of the buying public’s mood – are up to an impressive 22 percent to date over last year, the biggest increase in recent years.

“This increase in retail sales reflects a growing confidence in the Texas economy which we feel will carry over into the next year.”

Engagement announced

November 25, 1987

Mr. and Mrs. J.W. (Jake) White announce the engagement of their granddaughter, Tamra Kaye Civiletto to Sgt. Larry W. Schreder.

The wedding will be in the late fall, 1988.

Tamra is attending Central Texas Commercial College in Brownwood, Texas and Sgt. Schroeder is stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.

December 2 not a holiday

November 25, 1977

Blanco – Public school will be held on Friday December 2, stated Blanco ISD Superintendent Bobby Roberts.

Students in the 9 though 12 grades will be taking quarter exams and will be excused from coming to school on Thursday, December 1 and Friday, December 2 except when the student is taking an exam, announced High School Principal Bob Bendele.

Elementary students will be in class all day Thursday, December 1 and Friday, December 2.

School Thanksgiving Holidays Begin Wednesday

November 25, 1987

Students in the Blanco School District will be dismissed at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Parents are urged to make the appropriate arrangements for early dismissal.

Richard Barbee completes training

November 25, 1987

Airman Richard L. Barbee, son of Truman D. Barbee of 4310 Edinburgh, Tyler, Texas and Lavada G. Triesch of Blanco, Texas has graduated from the U.S. Air Force law enforcement specialist course at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.

Graduates of the course studied general law enforcement duties, tactics, weapons training, physical apprehension and restraint and earned credits toward an associate through the Community College of the Air Force.

He is a 1982 graduate of Whitehouse High School, Texas.

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