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Wednesday, April 17, 2013 • Posted April 17, 2013
The family of Jewel Uecker DeLoach would like to acknowledge to all our friends and relatives for their support after the loss of Jewel. Thank you for the cards, phone calls, food, flowers and donations to the Mark Uecker scholarship. Also other donations to Hospice, Croft-Crow Funeral Home and to Pastor Ernest Topper for such a wonderful service.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 • Posted April 17, 2013 • Photos
On Saturday, April 20th Blanco County Aggie Moms will hold their annual Garage Sale. The Garage Sale is 8 am – 2 pm at 603 Fourth Street (Immel’s Dairy Service). This is a large multi-family sale. Sale items will include appliances, furniture, household items, home décor, accessories, kids’ items, athletic equipment, automotive accessories, and much, much more! Blanco County Aggie Moms is a nonprofit organization, and all monies go to fund scholarships for incoming freshmen to Texas A&M ...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 • Posted April 17, 2013
The Blanco Volunteer Fire Department held their annual fundraiser on April 6th at the fire station. The members were overwhelmed with the attendance of supporters. Thanking everyone is almost impossible. We had so many volunteers, members and non members that did whatever they could to help make the fish fry a success.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 • Posted April 17, 2013 • Photos
Mr. Terry Rodgers and Ms. Carol Swanson are pleased to announce their engagement. Mr. Rodgers currently resides near Burnet where he is the manager of Inks Lake State Park. Prior to that, he was the manager of Blanco State Park for 18 years. Ms. Swanson calls Buda home, and is employed with the Hays CISD.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 • Posted April 17, 2013
The family of Vernon Schmidt thanks you for all your calls, visits, prayers, cards, flowers, food and the many memorials given in his name. A special thank you to Pastors Bobby and Dayna Leggett and Skip Brashear for the beautiful service, to Gordon Crow and Susie Hunter of Crofts-Crow Funeral Home for all their kindness and care.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 • Posted April 10, 2013
I would like to thank everyone involved with the very successful first ever "Wild Woman Weekend." Saturday was one of our best days in our 14 year history. Definitely hope this can be an annual event. Cheers to all. Thank you. Liz Waller-Broyal On the Square
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 • Posted April 5, 2013 • Photos
A Hermann Sons fraternal insurance agent representing the Blanco area is among the 38 agents who have qualified for recognition based on their performance in 2012. Grand Vice President-Marketing Buddy Preuss, FIC, Order of the Sons of Hermann in the State of Texas, has announced that Gilbert Weiss has qualified for the Grand President's Club, one of three clubs for which agents may qualify based on premium income generated and applications written during a calendar year. This is the 14th time ...
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 • Posted April 5, 2013 • Photos
The Blanco FFA Chapter recently competed at the Tarleton State University Invitational Career Development Events in Stephenville this past week. Overall, more than 7,800 contestants from over 550 schools, class 1A-5A, competed this year in more than a dozen events. This year’s competition set a record for the number of schools and contestants and once again makes this the largest youth competitive event in the nation. As a team, Blanco finished 1st in Livestock Judging, Homesite Evaluation a ...
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 • Posted April 5, 2013 • Photos
Members of the Blanco FFA and Blanco Jr. FFA completed another successful livestock show season, placing animals at both Houston and Austin as the 2012-2013 show season came to an end. Leading the way for the local exhibitors were Katherine Biggs and Brenna Wallace, as each placed 3rd in the market steer show at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 • Posted April 5, 2013 • Photos
Deborah Green won an iPod Shuffle and $500 in Lowe’s Market gift cards for collecting the most receipts in the Lowe’s Register Tapes for Education Shopper Contest.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 • Posted April 5, 2013 • Photos
To celebrate Food Connection week, the Blanco County Farm Bureau donated $250 to the Blanco Good Samaritan Center. Food Connection week was established to connect farmers with their customers and spur conversations about the agriculture- and food-related issues, including affordability, nutrition, animal welfare, profitability, and productivity.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 • Posted April 5, 2013
First, we want to thank this newspaper for faithfully supporting this community by having a “Focus on Faith” section in their paper, allowing the word of God and announcements to reach their readership. Thank you, Blanco County News, for placing Lawrence Coffee‘s article on the front page last week! Thanks to Johnson City Record Courier for running our articles about the event. Thanks to everyone connected with Yett Memorial Park and the arena being available for community events. Than ...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 • Posted March 28, 2013
Tree diseases and proper plant selected will be discussed at a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program on tree diseases and proper plant selection for South Central Texas from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on April 13. The program will be held in Room 1130 of Austin Community College, 1820 W. Stassney Lane in Austin. “Oak wilt, one of the most destructive tree diseases in the United States, is killing oak trees in Central Texas at epidemic proportions,” said Dr.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 • Posted March 14, 2013 • Photos
Several members of the Blanco FFA and Blanco Jr. FFA traveled to San Antonio this past month to exhibit livestock in the San Antonio Livestock Exposition. These local students competed in the junior division of various species, with many placing high enough to qualify for the premium sale. Leading the way for the local FFA members was Junior FFA member Kolby Marek, who placed 2nd with his light weight Brahman steer.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 • Posted March 14, 2013 • Photos
The Gibbons guys hooked catfish in the Blanco River this week.