Blanco County News
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013 • Posted May 29, 2013 • Photos
James & Esther Dowlearn will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on June 30, 2013. They married June 30, 1943 at the First Presbyterian Church in San Antonio, TX prior to James leaving to serve in the Merchant Marines during WW II. James retired from Southwestern Bell and later worked for Bexar County.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 • Posted May 23, 2013
The Family of Ashton Edwards would like to thank the Blanco Community for all their support and heartfelt sympathies in our time of need. We would also like to thank Gordon Crow and Susie Hunter of Crofts-Crow Funeral Home for all the help and support through this most difficult time. Special Thanks goes out to: The Blanco Bowling Alley • The Best Western Luxury Inn and Suites Blanco Riverside Cottage • FTS International • Larry Keeble • Charles and Terrie Waxler Will Porter and Fam ...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 • Posted May 1, 2013
The Family of Marvin Haas would like to thank everyone for expressing your friendship and Love for Marvin. He will be missed by many and the family will feel the void for a long time. We hope everyone learned a lesson from his generation. The men and women from that era lived through many hard times.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 • Posted April 25, 2013
Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ Jesus: We’d like to thank you for your interest in the Peyton Colony Elementary School, and for coming to our school reunion on April 6, 2013! It was a wonderful surprise to see the huge turnout, and we were so happy to receive so many people who are also concerned with protecting the history of Blanco County for our little ones, so they’ll know what the early Blanco County pioneers endured and will hopefully appreciate the many changes God has brought abo ...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 • Posted April 25, 2013
Scott Wesner, Publisher of the Blanco County News, is pleased to announce that, Merannda Button has taken over as editor. Merannda has been a Blanco resident for seven years and is married to Benjamin Pilon. They have a son, Brett, who will start kindergarten this fall. “I am excited, not only to be the Editor, but also for the opportunity to be more involved with the community,"
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.