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Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 8, 2014
The Blanco Lions Club will again sponsor a community effort to help the kids who will be starting school in a few weeks. The Blanco ISD will be providing a bus on Saturday, August 9. The bus will be parked on the square from 9am to 3pm. It will be manned by Lions Club members and the Leos from the high school during that time. The Lions would like the community to help with the project.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 8, 2014
This year, Texas shoppers will again get a break from state and local sales taxes on August 8 through 10, the state’s annual tax holiday. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend. The dates for the sales tax holiday are set by the Legislature. Subject to the criteria explained below, all sales of qualifying items made during the holiday ...
, A Paragon Builders / Vallone Real Estate
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
Home maintenance is very important. Just like a car or our body, we need to have a check up, some routine maintenance performed, and general up clean check list. A home falls into this category too. Maintenance will help things run better, look better, and last longer. So what do you need to do for your home?
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014 • Photos
David Cech was born in East Chicago, Indiana. His first piece of art, made at 7 years old, was a flower made from colored tile pieces on a wooden board. He studied art at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois and at Oakton Community College. The piece shown here is painted in oils on canvas, the inspiration straight out of David’s imagination. Samples of his paintings are exhibited at the Uptown Blanco Art Studio on 3rd street. David thoroughly enjoys the Tejas Art Class.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
The Friends of Blanco State Park group is very fortunate to be the recipient of many wonderful donations from the community. These donations help to improve and protect the park’s natural beauty for our current enjoyment as well as the enjoyment of future generations. We are very grateful for the incredible donation made to the Friends group by the Blanco Non-Profit Coalition as a result of the wildly successful Wild Woman Weekend.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
In order to meet our goal of being open to visitors every day, we are seeking volunteers for the Visitor Center desk. We promise that you will love spending time in the historic Courthouse! Our guests are always very interested in learning about the history as well our future plans for restoration.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
We all want to look and feel as great as possible. A great way to do this is to make sure you are having plenty of antioxidants in your diet. With all of the chemicals and toxins we breathe in, ingest, etc it’s more important than ever to do this.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
Have you heard: Strong is the new skinny? Among my 8 children, are a couple of teenage girls. Teenage girls tend to worry about how much they weigh, and whether or not they’re perceived as “fat.” Teen girls are more likely to develop bulimia and/or anorexia nervosa than any other group.
, Blanco church of Christ
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
Paul wrote to Timothy that he might know how to “conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth” (I Timothy 3:15). This is a spiritual house which is the body of Christ, the church. As is the case with all houses, this house has an architect.
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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
I encourage you to read Isaiah 59:9-16. Verse 16 says, “And he saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor: therefore his arm brought salvation unto him; and his righteousness, it sustained him.” God has always sought for an intercessor. An intercessor stands in the gap; he makes up the breach; he is a mediator; an advocate; a defense attorney.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
God created perfect foods for us to eat and most people are not eating enough of them. New discoveries are being made about the healing benefits of fruits, vegetables and grains, yet many people will never know, because they just don’t read that stuff. They’ll Google information on their hobbies, but not good health & nutrition. It’s not the devil that causes sickness and disease!
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014 • Photos
Arline Cathey celebrated her 90th birthday July 22 at the Gem of the Hills with her bridge club. Pictured above: Beverly Lee, Sharon Wolbrecht, Jim Fussell, and Pat Rumpf.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
Signs, Signs, Signs. Have you noticed all the signs (roofing, u build it, internet, etc) being posted on our electrical poles and fences? In town and in the county? When Ron Houston was alive, he had all the ones in the city taken down. Ron use to tell us, if you see a sign, just let him know and it will be taken care of.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco County 4-H Shooting Education BB Gun Team competed at the National BB Gun Championship Match held July 3-6, 2014 at the John Hammons Convention Center in Rogers, Arkansas. The event, sponsored by Daisy has become a tradition of excellence in shooting sports. The team consisted of Caleb Dowdy, Ross Sultemeier, Hailey Bickley, Hugh Galloway, Quaid Thompson, Kourtney Kyzar, and Keaton Kyzar.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
The family of Bubba Fisher thanks everyone that extended hugs and kind words, brought food, offered up prayers on our behalf, took out the trash and a host of other things that in our grief seemed impossible to do. The outpouring of love, care and concern was beyond our imagining and we are forever grateful.

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