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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
I encourage you to read Malachi 1:6-8, 2:4-8, 17; 3:13-15. We see from these verses that the prophet Malachi was rebuking the spiritual leaders of Israel for several reasons. 1. They were despising God’s name, and not honoring Him. They were teaching the people that God’s word - even God Himself - was not very important, and that it’s ok to disobey Him and dishonor Him.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
We’re called to share the Good News of Jesus! We’re the messengers, and we share in various ways. I may be sitting at a bus stop talking about my kids to a complete stranger, and happen to mention a situation they got in, but that it was the grace of God that pulled them through it.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
Be sure to join us October 20 at 5pm for the Pre-publication Book Talk of “The Museum of Us” by its author Mark Standley, Ph.D. Dr. Mark Standley and Jeanne Siverston, MSSW, are writing a book about ways that people and families “curate” their things as they grow older. Considering the constant collecting of things in our lives, the authors have interviewed many families who have struggled and others who have learned to pass along a legacy of non-cluttered attics, garages, and storage ...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
The family of James Calhoun would like to thank everyone for your outpouring of love, prayers, food, flowers, calls, visits, memorial gifts, and support that you provided to our family. Special thanks to the Hill Country Memorial Hospice team for their professional and loving support and to nurse companion, Deana Pepper, for her faithful and compassionate care.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
Texas Master Gardeners of Blanco and the Blanco High School Agriculture Department are hosts on Saturday October 11 for Gardenscape “FUN”damentals. All the activities will take place at the Blanco High School Ag Building on 4th Street. Free registration begins at 9am. The event concludes at 4pm. Seminars begin with Master Gardener Susan Evans on Birding at 10am.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
Mr. Moore Graham, Jr., “Moe”, 77 of Blanco and formerly of The Grove, Texas went home to be with the Lord on September 29, 2014. Mr. Graham was born on October 5, 1936 in Bell County, Texas to Moore Graham Sr. and Willie Virginia (Rainwater) Graham. Arrangements are through Crofts – Crow Funeral Home in Blanco, Texas.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
AUSTIN — Texans interested in who their next governor and lieutenant governor will be witnessed major party candidates for those offices engage in live, one-hour broadcast debates last week. Fellow state Sens. Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio, and Dan Patrick, R-Houston, opponents in the race for lieutenant governor, faced off in Austin on Sept.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Cowboy Church held their 2nd annual Archery Tournament on Sunday, Octobwe 5, following morning worship service and a covered dish lunch. Awards were given for best shooters in each category along with a trophy for “Best Costume”, which was won by Kylene Kramer. Participants are back row, left to right: Caleb McCarthy, Esther Simon, Shannon ONeill, Shane Rust, Bradley Phipps, and Instructor/Pastor Darrell Ayres.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
As a consequence of my work with a private school system in Mexico, I was invited to attend a social function at the residence of the United States Ambassador to Mexico in Mexico City. It was a semi-formal affair attended by dignitaries not only from the American Embassy, multi-national banks, businesses and corporations, but also from many top-shelf Mexican entrepreneurial, social and political entities. Although decked out in my best freshly pressed business suit and power tie, I must admit ...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
Blanco High School students Michael Bagley, Clifton Knoll, and Sebastian Thomas competed in the Region 12 Jazz Band auditions held at Navarro High School September 20. The event was sponsored by the Association of Texas Small School Bands. Both Michael Bagley (Alto Sax) and Sebastian Thomas (Tenor Sax and Baritone Sax) were unanimously awarded first chair honors.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
At a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30, the Pedernales Electric Cooperative Board of Directors voted to reduce the Co-op’s per-kilowatt-hour delivery charge effective with electricity purchased beginning December 1, 2014. “The Board of Directors has worked with management the past few years to get the Cooperative in a very stable and strong financial position,” said PEC Board President Dr.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
This year’s theme for Homecoming is “Red, White and Blue”! The Parade will begin at 6pm on Wednesday, October 15th. Immediately following, there will be a Community Pep-Rally at Panther Stadium. The Cheerleaders would like to extend a special invitation to Veterans and current armed-service members in the Blanco community. At the Pep-Rally we will invite them to stand for a special performance. The Parade Route is as follows; From the High School, right on 4th, right on Elm St, left on ...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014 • Photos
Come celebrate the art and artistry of Quilting, yesterday and today, at the 4th Annual Uptown Blanco Quilt Show themed “Heirlooms, Past and Present”. The show opens Friday, October 10, and runs through Saturday, October 11. In addition to the entry quilts on display, there will be special exhibits of quilts by Betty Alderman and pieces from the 2014 Hoffman Challenge. Artist Betty Alderman was a renowned quilter and one of the founders of Quilting in America.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 3, 2014 • Photos
Waymond Lightfoot, broker of RE/MAX Genesis, Welcomes Alicia Artese to the Blanco office. Alicia brings her professional expertise as well as her knowledge of the Texas Hill Country. RE/MAX is proud to have Alicia as the newest Realtor in the Blanco office.
, A Paragon Builders / Vallone Real Estate
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 3, 2014
As we get closer to the Winter months, now is the time to do a few things to get your home ready. If you have plants and animals outdoors, don’t forget to prepare their areas too. Below are a few tips and suggestions. Furnaces should be serviced by a licensed specialist.