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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.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 14, 2014 • Photos
Lucia Uselton April 22, 1933 - February 16, 2014 A mass for the Repose of the Soul of Lucia (Lucy) Uselton by the volunteers of the Blanco Good Samaritan Center, will be held at St. Ferdinand’s Catholic Church on Friday, March 14, 2014, at 8 am. All are welcome.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 • Posted February 6, 2014 • Photos
Grayson Elrod has received the “2013 Airman of the Year Award” for his work with the 690th Network Support Squadron Detachment 2 at Maxwell AFB, Alabama. After graduating BHS in 2010 Grayson joined the Air Force and did his basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX in 2011.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 • Posted January 31, 2014
The Family of Kelly Silvernail would like to thank all who sent cards and donations. A special thank you to Trinity Lutheran Church for a beautiful memorial service to Pastors Bobby and Dayna Legget, the women who served lunch and the ladies who made the beautiful comfort blanket. Rom: 8:28
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 • Posted January 27, 2014
The family of Charles Rodney Jones (husband, dad, grandpa, and great-grandpa) acknowledges with grateful appreciation all of your kind expressions of sympathy. Thank you for the prayers, calls, visits, food, cards, flowers, and memorials. To the Blanco United Methodist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary for preparing and serving lunch.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • Posted January 17, 2014 • Photos
Maria Olivia Uballe and Scott Allen Nunn along with their parents are happy to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The wedding will be held at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church on February 22, 2014. The couple plans to reside in Blanco.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 • Posted January 3, 2014
Happy New Year to Everyone! Live Oak Medical Center wishes to thank the community who helped our residents have a Very Merry Christmas! Thank you to Cattleman’s National Bank and Angles Under the Tree, Blanco National Bank, The Masonic Lodge group and Jan who let us put the Angel Tree in Brieger Pottery, Santa and Mrs.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 • Posted December 5, 2013 • Photos
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Posted November 22, 2013 • Photos
John Pearson, son-in-law of Dorsey L. and Angie Smith, is a contestant on the 4:30 p.m. show of Jeopardy’s Teacher Tournament 2013. He first appeared on the show last Thursday and again this Monday and won both times. He will play in the quarter finals and finals on Thursday and Friday, November 21st and 22nd. John graduated from Duke University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and is presently teaching 4th grade Math at Austin Elementary in Coppell, Tx.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 • Posted November 15, 2013 • Photos
Liz Mediola and Kenneth McMahan along with Mr. and Mrs. Pedro and Maria Villegas, would like to announce the wedding of their children, Taylor McMahan of Spring Branch to Albert Villegas of Blanco. The ceremony will take place on Saturday November 16, 3:00pm at St. Ferdinands Catholic Church. Congratulations Taylor and Albert!
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 • Posted October 24, 2013
From us to all our friends and loved ones.We would like to thank you for everything you did at the time of Freeman’s death. Thank you PEC Safety Department of Johnson City, Blanco Bowling Club, the A.C.T.S. Sisters, Trinity Lutheran Church, Fredericksburg Race Barn, Gary Massey, Llano Baumgarten, Tibby Armke for the wonderful messages and song.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 • Posted October 24, 2013 • Photos
Larry and Tina Scott of Johnson City, Tx. are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Jessica Elizabeth Scott to Blake Austin Schulz, son of Frank Schulz of Fredericksburg, Tx. and Lori and Joseph Colon of Somerset, Tx. Jessica is the granddaughter of Dottie Lorenz and the late Clarence Lorenz of Johnson City, Tx.