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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 30, 2015 • Photos
Miss Abigail Rose McDougall announces the December 30, 2014, birth of her brother Joshua Alexander McDougall, born to Samuel and Lauren McDougall at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center. Joshua weighed in at 7.4 pounds and measured 20.5 inches. Joshua’s family includes Savannah McDougall, half-sister; Judy and Kevin Cuddy, maternal grandmother and step-grandfather; Cecil McIntyre maternal grandfather; Mildred Cain and Bersha McIntyre, maternal great grandmothers; Dana and Mark Hughett, ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
The family of Hilda “Nana” Garcia would like to thank the community of Blanco, friends and neighbors for their prayers, support and generosity during this time. Your continued love and support will be forever in our hearts.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014 • Photos
Elizabeth Dechert Sorrell turns 104 on December 3rd. She lives at home in Blanco with the help of many of her kids. She also still enjoys playing the 42 domino game and beating everybody.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted November 28, 2014
To all of the many kind and generous people in and around Blanco, who have come to my aid during this past year. I am extremely humbled and grateful for the outpouring love and compassion you have all shown me. Have a Blessed Holiday Season. Al Turner/That Other Guy
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, September 24, 2014 • Posted October 3, 2014 • Photos
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley F. Booth celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, September 6th with a dinner at Creek Road Cafe in Dripping Springs. In attendance were immediate family as well as close friends of more than forty years acquaintance. The former Jan Propst of Anson, Texas married Wesley Booth of Stephenville, Texas on Saturday, September 5th, 1964 in her hometown church.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
We just wanted to thank our Blanco Community, teachers, and staff for your outpouring of love, prayers, support, and food that has been provided to our family during a tragic time in our lives. It has been two weeks since our two brothers passed away in a plane accident, and the prayers and support from our Blanco Community have been such a blessing.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Familia Sánchez estamos agradeciendo a todos los amigos y familiares que tuvieron el honor de acompañarnos en este momento tan difícil de nuestra vida. Que Dios los bendiga muchas gracias y compartir con nosotros nuestro dolor de parte de sus hijos hijas y su esposa Maria Sánchez A.T.T. familia Sanchez. Thank you all!
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
Welcome to Sofia Ruvalcaba, born August 19. Congratulations to Fernando & Maria Ruvalcaba! From Ruvalcabas Paving.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
Kaitlyn Hesskew is a graduate from Blanco High School class of 2011. She has completed her Medical Coding and Billing Certificate at US Career Institute in 2012, then recently has graduated from Southern Careers Institute Class of 2014 with high honors and a degree in Medical Assisting. She makes her home in Burnet, Texas with her fiance RJ and her daughters Makynzi and Aliviya, where she works for QoL Meds in Llano, inside Llano County MHDD. Her future plans are to pursue an RN degree and b ...
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 ...