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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
Imagine walking through model homes and what do you normally hear or say? “Oh wow, I’d like that.” So when I started thinking about this and noticing the things that get the “Oh wow,” usually are: Kitchens, Master Bath, Closets, Home Theater / Man Cave, Wine Cellar, Laundry Room/Mud Room, Patio/Pool/Landscaping seem to win.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
Following scrimmages in Blanco and Boerne on August 8 and 9, the Panther Volleyball Team drove the short distance to Bulverde to face Bracken Christian on Tuesday, August 12 for their first game of the season. The Varsity swept Bracken winning in three set, 25-14, 25-17, and 25-12. Senior Reagan Rogers led the team with 18 kills and 4 blocks.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
The 2014 fall season will kick off this Wednesday, Aug. 20 during the 9th Annual Meet the Panthers event! Join the Blanco All Sports Booster Club in the High School gym at 6 to enjoy pizza, get this football season’s shirt, order all the necessary Panther gear, and sign up to be a part of the Booster Club! Jay Tope, of sasports.com, will once again be emcee for the event, and beginning at approximately 6pm, will announce the 2014 Blanco Panther football and volleyball players, cheerleaders, ...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
Several members of the Blanco FFA Chapter recently attended the annual State FFA Convention in Ft. Worth where they were recognized on stage for their accomplishments. In all, more than 10,000 FFA members from across the state attended this year’s convention. Among the first to be recognized on stage was Brenna Wallace as she was an area winner and state finalist for the Star Greenhand Award which recognizes the most outstanding first year FFA members. In addition, Kari Graham, Dylan Bates ...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
All of us hurt ourselves at some time or other. The degree to which we hurt ourselves determines whether or not we’re injured. Injuries always hurt. But hurt doesn’t always mean injured. When we exercise, we often feel a sensation of perceived discomfort, due to micro-trauma to working muscles (which results in growing healthier muscles).
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
This photo, taken August 4 at Bindseil Park, shows KBB’s youngest members Joey Garza and Diego Elizondo. Joey has been training Diego in watering properly. Diego just earned his KBB shirt. He will be entering the 4th grade. Photo by George Clary.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
Here are some other tips to add to last weeks article on how to read a vitamin label. First, try to stay away from the grocery store! Most food at the stores are filled with preservatives, additives, hormones, etc. If you have space and can do it, try to grow whatever you can at home even if its just a few herbs.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
In September KACC will feature an exhibit relating to the geological history of the Hill Country. Visitors to the exhibit will see fossils representing more than 500 million years of the Hill Country’s geological evolution. This interactive exhibit will be fascinating and educational for adults and students alike. Ted Schulenberg, local geologist and curator of the exhibit, describes Hill Country geology in poetic terms: “The Texas Hill Country and the plateau from which the hills have bee ...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
I’d just like to share what is written in God’s Word, regarding ‘giving’ (or giving alms). Do you give alms? An alm is a charitable donation, according to my dictionary in my computer. I’m just sharing this because I came across it today, and thought it might be good for us to see, because everyone in Blanco gives to charities.
, Agf-blanco.com
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
Read Galatians 1:1-5. Verse 4 in particular says, “Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father.” Over the past couple of weeks we have looked at different fundamental roles of Jesus. Jesus our Intercessor and Jesus our Sacrifice.
, Blanco church of Christ
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
The prophet Isaiah in about 700 BC said “It is He who sits above the vault (circle) of the earth” (Isaiah 40:22). The earth is of course not a perfect circle but the Hebrew word translated circle means circle, round, or sphere. It seems that in some ancient cultures, Babylonian, Egyptian, and China, there was a belief in a flat earth.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
Buggy Barn Museum is proud to announce the upcoming 3rd Annual Blanco Western Showcase on November 7, 8, 9, 2014, on the grounds of the Buggy Barn Museum Complex. The past two years have been extraordinary, and we have appreciated the support we have received, especially from our sponsors. Without our sponsors, we would not be able to bring you a fun-filled weekend. This year’s showcase will be a three day event, with a few changes.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
Cyndy Hounsell, Janie Jones, John Watson, Cerice Spivey, Connie Granberg and Barry Pierce, sold dinner and raffle tickets to the Hill Country Heartbeat fundraiser for the Blanco EMS at Market Days on the Courthouse square. Come join us September 13th 2014 at Yett Park. Raffle and dinner tickets available at Blanco Auto Parts.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
We are revamping the video section to help you find your movies easier. We have attempted to alphabetize the movies based upon multiple requests. There will be a couple more steps to our revamp so please be patient with us. If you are interested in finding out what latest movies we have added to our collection, you can go to our website, go to our catalog, click on the “See What’s Hot” link, and select your parameters! We will be closed for Labor Day, September 1st.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
On August 16th, Steve and Phil Edmondson celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary at Uptown Blanco. Over a hundred attended and enjoyed cake and snacks and refreshments. High school classes of 1959 and 1960 were in attendance as well as family, friends and neighbors. Steve and Phil wish to thank everyone for their attendance, cards and wishes.

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