Blanco County News
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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.
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
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.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
Although time passes quickly, memories of loved ones linger. The daughters of Rebecca Howerton are sincerely grateful to everyone who expressed their love for their mother by purchasing items from her estate last year. All of the funds were used to create the Rebecca Beckman Howerton Memorial High School Scholarship and the first scholarship was just given to a very deserving student, Kristin Watt. We appreciate all of the support, loving concern and friendship that has blessed our family! W ...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 18, 2014 • Photos
Trinity Lutheran Church, Women of the Word, would like to extend a warm thank you to the Blanco community for helping us, through your participation and generous silent action donations, in making our fundraising event held July 13th “migration, birders should too” a success. A great time was had by all and with your help we were able to raise $2,500 to be used to help out local families in need, support Good Samaritan Center as well as New Life childrens center for abused, neglected and tr ...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 19, 2014
The family of Joe Elley aka Papa Joe would like to Thank the staff of Live Oak Medical for the excellent care that they have provide for our father and grandfather. The love and attention that he received was always beyond measure. Thank you to the nurses at CIMA Hospice for the direct care that you gave to him and compassion you gave to us.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 • Posted June 12, 2014 • Photos
Lavender Festival begins this Friday, June 13 at Noon. On behalf of the Blanco Chamber of Commerce and Lavender Festival Steering Committee, our most heartfelt thanks to the many local businesses sponsors for this year’s event. The success of the festival is due, in large part, to the support we receive from our businesses and the support from our community volunteers and city officials.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 • Posted June 12, 2014 • Photos
Seth Aaron Hepworth is the son of Roger and Marie Hepworth. His Achievements and Activities include; Eagle Scout, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, guitar, ALERT Cadets, active in church at Living Water Fellowship. Seth is graduating one year early after completing his high school requirements in only 3 years. After Graduation he plans to attend Yavapai College in Arizona to major in Advanced Gunsmithing.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014 • Photos
Christina Behrends graduated from Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine on May 8, 2014. She is 2007 graduate of Blanco High School and completed the pre-veterinary curriculum at Texas A&M University prior to being admitted to the College of Veterinary Medicine. Her proud parents are Dr. David Behrends of Blanco and Julie Jones of Danville, Kentucky.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 19, 2014 • Photos
Elizabeth Dechert Sorrell of Blanco welcomes her third Great, Great Granddaughter, Kinley Lynn, daughter of Curtis and Sarah Bohuslav of Austin. Kinley was born Easter Sunday Morning. Standing left to right are; Grandmother Karen Huddleston holding Kinley, Great Grandmother Mary Frances Meier of Hye, and Sarah Bohuslav. Great Great Grandmother Elizabeth Dechert Sorrel is seated.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 25, 2014 • Photos
Reva Mobley wishes to announce the birth of her newest great granddaughter, Emmy Jean Cicero, born on February 18, 2014. Her proud parents are Deidre and Jeremy Cicero. Grandparents Andy and Linda Krock, Paul and Jan Cicero and Renee and Ray Blue, and Great Grandparents are Reva Mobley/McIntosh and Herb McIntosh.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 11, 2014 • Photos
Miss Cassidy Soto, age 8, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Texas Pageant to be held June 13th & 14th at the beautiful Royal Sonesta in Houston. The pageant is held for girls ages 7 through 9. The newly crowned Miss Junior Pre-Teen Texas will receive a $1000 cash award, the official crown and banner, a bouquet of roses, and air transportation to compete in the national pageant at Disneyland in California.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 11, 2014 • Photos
On Saturday, March 29th, the grandchildren of Ada Cooley hosted a 95th birthday party for her at her home, where guests enjoyed her beautiful patio and yard. Over 100 friends and relatives attended to share birthday blessings with Ada! Delicious refreshments were served along with birthday cake and many sweet desserts. Special guests were Ada’s son, Bill Cooley and grandsons, Kevin and Jason Cooley from Arkansas, and grand-daughter Brenda Witten and husband Randy of Alamosa, Colorado.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted March 28, 2014 • Photos
Leona Calhoun celebrated her 100th Birthday on Sunday, March 23. Family and friends joined her for a party at Live Oak Medical Center in Blanco. After cake, they released 100 balloons to commemorate the occasion.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 14, 2014 • Photos
Red Bud Cafe will host an opening reception for local artist, Eric Harrison on Thursday, March 20 from 5pm to 7pm. Pictured above is the painting,“Verbena Spring”, by Eric Harrison. You will be able to meet the artist, see a collection of Harrison's recent work, and enjoy music by El Verde Boys during the evening.