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Wednesday, June 11, 2014 • Posted June 12, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco County Commissioners Court held a Regular meeting on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. The Commissioners met in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Blanco County Courthouse in Johnson City, Texas. All four County Commissioners were present. Blanco County Judge Bill Guthrie was absent because he is attending school at this time.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 6, 2014 • Photos
Lucky Leaf 4-H Club members celebrated their end of year party at the Blanco Bowling Alley. The club has had a very successful year and would like to thank the club sponsors Sheila Mercer and Terri Waxler for their hard work and support throughout the year.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 6, 2014
Blanco will have a wonderful opportunity on July 13 to hear well known birder and traveler, Bob Warneke, speak on the subject Migration: Birders Should Do It Too. The event will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. The talk will be followed by a gourmet dinner.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 6, 2014 • Photos
Dr. Kenneth Schramm, Debbie Schramm, and newly-arrived associate, Dr. Scott Jurica, were presented the Blanco Chamber of Commerce’s Night Sky-Friendly Business Certificate of Merit by Curtis Knutson, Chamber President, on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. The outdoor lighting fixtures on Dr. Schramm’s office on Highway 281 just off Blanco’s Square now comply fully with Blanco’s Unified Development Code in that they do not shine above the horizon to cause light pollution in Blanco’s skies nor do ...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 6, 2014
Hey Kids! Join us for our Fizz, Boom, Read Summer Reading program! Kids ages 6 and younger, you can win prizes for every 10 books you read! Kids ages 7 and older can win prizes for every 10 hours you read! We have programs for kids ages 4-10 every week this summer: June 1st – August 2nd, 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Posted June 6, 2014 • Photos
The Blanco Non-Profit Coalition, otherwise know as Wild Woman Weekend, is dishing out again to four non-profits in Blanco. This time they are dishing up $40,000. That is an increase of $12,000 from last year. Thank you to all of the volunteers and the Blanco community for making this second event even more successful than the first one. On June 2nd, Cyndy Granberg Hounsell, treasurer of BNPC, presented checks for $10,000 to each of the non-profits: Marilynn Lageman, Friends of the State Park; ...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted June 5, 2014 • Photos
Two residents of Blanco – Suzanne Adkinson and Steve Scheffe – were among the 21 men and women who graduated last week from the 12-week Master Naturalist course of study offered this past spring by the Highland Lakes Master Naturalist Chapter. Scheffe, who also spends time in Austin, earned a special designation – Certified Master Naturalist – for completing 40 hours of Volunteer Service and eight hours of Advanced Training during the year.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted June 5, 2014
Dr. Scott Jurica, DC, born in Austin and raised in south Texas, grew up around natural and holistic medicine his entire life. His parents made his baby food from organically grown food from their garden. As a child, he witnessed his cousin, Dr. Logan Cox, do amazing things on his patients and knew he had the same passion to heal and help people get healthy naturally. Dr.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted June 5, 2014 • Photos
On Friday, May 24, 2014, the Old 300 Bar-B-Q received the Blanco Chamber of Commerce’s Night Sky-Friendly Business Certificate of Merit. Chamber Executive Director Libby Aly presented the certificate to Mike Betzer, owner of the Old 300, on behalf of Curtis Knutson, Chamber President. Mike and his wife, Sue, are intent on ensuring that the Old 300, situated at 4th and Pecan Streets on the corner of Blanco’s Historic Square, blends into the overall milieu of historic Blanco.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted June 5, 2014
The May 19th regular meeting of the South Blanco County ESD #2 began with a clarification to last month’s minutes. It was declared that all Fire Department funds kept in Blanco National Bank are tax dollars and that all funds in Cattleman’s (Lone Star) Bank are donation monies or revenue from fundraisers.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Posted June 5, 2014
Blanco County Commissioners Court held a Special meeting on Tuesday May 27, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. The meeting was held in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Blanco County Courthouse in Johnson City, Texas. Blanco County Judge Bill Guthrie and all County Commissioners except Blanco County Commissioner Paul Granberg attended the Special meeting.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014 • Photos
Blanco Performing Arts closes their season “Outside the Music Box” on Sunday afternoon, June 1 at 3:00 at the Uptown Blanco Ballroom with Blanco native Julia Pautz who returns in a full length solo recital with collaborative pianist Dr. Maimy Fong. This program of Beethoven, Brahms, Gershwin, and Sarasate promises to woo and wow.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014 • Photos
Wayne Gosnell was surprised recently when Karlis Gangis, a citizen of the country of Latvia in Eastern Europe, showed up in Blanco bearing an unexpected treasure -- a bright yellow, cast metal, toy Lamborghini, the winner of the "Great Trans-AtlanticTuscany to Texas Motor Race." Wayne and his wife, Martha, had placed the Lamborghini, along with two other cars, a Mercedes and a Corvette, in a geocache in the Tuscany region of Italy four years ago with the goal of “racing” it back to Blanco, ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014
Special Announcement: The Library will be CLOSED Monday, May 26th for Memorial Day. Even if your items are stamped due on this day, nothing is actually due. Please have a happy and safe holiday from your friends at the library! Remember to come see Sunny the Reading Dog today at 3:30pm at the library!
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014
With party primary elections coming to a close next week, area residents face another vote, to determine two seats on the Pedernales Electric Cooperative Board of Directors. PEC members will also have the opportunity to vote to continue with “at large” elections for directors or to change to a “single member district voting” system that allows only members within a district to vote for who will serve as the district's director. Under the current at large system of voting, candidates fo ...