Blanco County News
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014
The Blanco County Commissioners Court conducted a Regular meeting on November 12, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Blanco County Judge Bill Guthrie and three County Commissioners attended the meeting. Commissioner Chris Liesmann was absent because he was attending classes. After Judge Guthrie called the meeting to order the Court stood and recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014
For as long as I can remember, the “Star-Spangled Banner” has held a prominent place in my church’s hymn book. It is more than simply a patriotic song. In its entirety it speaks not only of country but also of God and therefore naturally belongs with other sacred hymns. I have sung all three verses all of my life and therefore was surprised when I discovered that many Americans have never heard the second and third verses—and are even surprised to find out they even exist.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014 • Photos
Jodie Everett Wunneburger passed away at LBJ Medical Center Johnson City Tx November 13 , 2014 at the age of 90 years. Joe was born in Paige Tx November 18, 1923 to Sam and Lula Thames Wunneburger. Joe served in the Navy during World War 2 and the Korean War. After his Naval discharge he was a Carpenter by trade.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014
Josette Swick Dave, 47 of Blanco passed away on Saturday November 8th at her home. Graveside services will be 11:00 A.M., November 14, 2014 at San Fernando Cemetery #2, 746 Castroville Rd., San Antonio, Texas 78237 under the direction of Crofts – Crow Funeral Home in Blanco, Texas. Josette was born April 16, 1967 in Cumberland, Maryland to JoAnn (Smith) Eslora and James Wenton Swick.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014 • Photos
Gary Wayne Williams, 68, passed away at his home in Blanco, TX, Tuesday November 11. Gary was born on November 25, 1945 to Jess Frank Williams Sr. and Lorraine (Burt) Williams in Houston, TX. Gary served in the Navy four years after graduating from Galena Park High School in 1964. After serving in Florida and Japan, Gary went to work for Arco Refinery in Pasadena, TX until he moved to Blanco in 1994. Gary is survived by Donna Redding of Blanco, sons Jesse Williams of Blanco and Michael Willi ...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014 • Photos
Dr. Richard Wayne LaBuhn, beloved husband, father, brother, son, and friend passed away on November 11, 2014, in Blanco County. Dr. LaBuhn was born to Jack and Wanda LaBuhn on January 22, 1970, in New Braunfels, TX. Rick was a loving and devoted husband to Jennie Evans LaBuhn, and beloved father to three daughters, Abigail 11, Lilly Ann 8, and Sydney Lauren 15. Rick dedicated his life to service to children through various school districts.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014 • Photos
The 3rd Annual Blanco Western Showcase took place on the grounds of Buggy Barn Museum November 7-9, and it went off with a bang! We had people from all over the area come join us for a fun-filled weekend with more entertainment than you could imagine. For the great admission price, you could experience every single one of the entertainers; tour the museum, look at the vendors, take carriage rides, look at the future of the old west town and more. The lineup of entertainment was extraordinary!
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014
The Sons of Liberty MC, Blanco County Chapter, is hosting their First Annual Liberty Toy Run benefiting children in need in Blanco County. The Sons of Liberty MC wants to do their part to make sure that every child has a Merry Christmas. We will be bringing Christmas to these children complete with Santa Clause! The Sons of Liberty MC found 5 children and reached out to their parents/guardians to find out what these kids wanted most for Christmas. J.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Lady Panther Volleyball team captured the Region IV Runner-up trophy on Saturday, November 15 after having defeated Brooks Academy 3-0, Enda 3-0, Goliad 3-1, and Taft 3-1. The Panthers fell to the Poth Pirettes 3-0 in the Regional Finals. On Tuesday, November 11, Blanco defeated Goliad at Seguin High School 25-18, 22-25, 25-12, and 25-20 to take the regional quarter final match and earn a berth at the regional tournament in San Antonio at Blossom Athletic Center.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014 • Photos
A public hearing was held on November 11 prior to the regular meeting of the governing body of Blanco to hear concerns about a sign variance request from a new Chicken Express fast-food restaurant located on Highway 281 south of town. Resident Wayne Gosnell’s Letter to the Editor in the November 5 Blanco County News stated that the sign, located in the Stripes Convenience Store parking lot, “is in violation of at least three provisions of Blanco’s UDC in that it is too tall, too large, an ...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014
Hosting the first ever - Holiday Bazaar and Scavenger Hunt at the Blanco Buggy Barn Museum, December 13th beginning at 10 am. You will be able to stroll through the old west historic barns and buildings. Vendors will be staged throughout the buildings (indoors) for your comfort and joy! Enjoy a hot bowl of homemade beef cabbage stew and corn bread.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014
The Blanco Police Department, in conjunction with the Blanco County Sheriff’s Department, is offering Free training sessions to help educate Blanco County residents about identity theft in efforts of reducing the spread of this rapidly increasing crime. Participants of this free training course will gain: -An understanding of how the crime occurs to help thwart threats. -Insight on ways ID thieves use the evolving technological landscape and other methods to perpetrate the crime. -Techniqu ...
, By Texas Assoc. of Realtors
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 14, 2014
During your search for a new home, you may come across property located in a homeowners association, commonly referred to as an HOA. Before you make an offer, think about the pros and cons of living in a regulated community. The purpose of an HOA While some HOAs have voluntary membership, many are mandatory for everyone who owns property in the neighborhood.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 14, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Junior Varsity Football team ended their season with a 36-6 victory over the Natalia Mustangs. With the win over Natalia, the Panthers finish 7-3 for the season and 4-0, undefeated, in district play. After the Natalia kickoff, the Panthers took only 2 plays to score a touchdown on a 75 yard run by Kameron Martinez.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Updated November 14, 2014 2:58 PM
God’s Word is SO GREAT! For me, it doesn’t matter who wrote it, or even why it was written or to whom it was sent; I gain by reading it. I learn of God and His ways, and how He shared His love and Wisdom to man over and over and over again.