Blanco County News
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
Blanco Performing Arts is delighted to announce its fifth season, From Deep in the Heart, opening on Saturday, September 27 at 7:30 in the Uptown Blanco Ballroom with celebrated Guitar Duo Moller-Fraticelli. This unique fusion of the Swedish perfection and the Argentinean passion has resulted in a unique form of musical expression.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014
The Blanco County Commissioners held a Special meeting of the Blanco County Commissioners Court on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Blanco County located in Johnson City, Blanco County, Texas. All four County Commissioners and Blanco County Judge Bill Guthrie attended the Special meeting. Judge Guthrie called the meeting to order and said that there would be discussion of the Proposed 2014-2015 Budget (Fiscal Year October 1, 2014 through September 3 ...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014 • Photos
Girl Scout Troop 2104 spent one of their last Saturdays hard at work cleaning up the Blanco Elementary Campus to make it beautiful before faculty and staff returned to work on Monday. Refreshments were provided by Git-R-Dug. Way to go girls!
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014 • Photos
School has started and we have your 2015 calendar! Start keeping track of your children’s special events now! The calendar features unique pictures of our beautiful hill country surroundings, local events, and wildlife. This is our annual fundraiser calendar sponsored by generous local businesses and contains pictures submitted by your neighbors.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted September 10, 2014 • Photos
“Stuff the Bus” was a big success! With the money collected and supplies donated we filled up the cart at school twice. The staff at the elementary school were glad to see our delivery. Pictured are two of the shoppers, Marilyn and Lawrence Mikes, vice presidents. Not pictured was the Lions Club president, Tom Davidson. Come join the Lions Club and you too can help our school and community. We would like to thank everyone who came out to make a donation of money or supplies.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted September 5, 2014
The Blanco County Commissioners Court held a Special meeting on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Blanco County Courthouse in Johnson City, Blanco County, Texas. All four County Commissioners and Blanco County Judge Bill Guthrie attended the Special meeting. The Special meeting opened as the Court stood to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
This photo, taken August 4 at Bindseil Park, shows KBB’s youngest members Joey Garza and Diego Elizondo. Joey has been training Diego in watering properly. Diego just earned his KBB shirt. He will be entering the 4th grade. Photo by George Clary.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
Buggy Barn Museum is proud to announce the upcoming 3rd Annual Blanco Western Showcase on November 7, 8, 9, 2014, on the grounds of the Buggy Barn Museum Complex. The past two years have been extraordinary, and we have appreciated the support we have received, especially from our sponsors. Without our sponsors, we would not be able to bring you a fun-filled weekend. This year’s showcase will be a three day event, with a few changes.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
Cyndy Hounsell, Janie Jones, John Watson, Cerice Spivey, Connie Granberg and Barry Pierce, sold dinner and raffle tickets to the Hill Country Heartbeat fundraiser for the Blanco EMS at Market Days on the Courthouse square. Come join us September 13th 2014 at Yett Park. Raffle and dinner tickets available at Blanco Auto Parts.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
We are revamping the video section to help you find your movies easier. We have attempted to alphabetize the movies based upon multiple requests. There will be a couple more steps to our revamp so please be patient with us. If you are interested in finding out what latest movies we have added to our collection, you can go to our website, go to our catalog, click on the “See What’s Hot” link, and select your parameters! We will be closed for Labor Day, September 1st.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
Blanco’s own Bret Leigh Nance was crowned the 2014-2015 Blanco County Fair and Rodeo Queen on Saturday, August 16. Nance, who will be a Junior this year, said, “I am very honored to serve as the 2014-2015 Blanco County Fair and Rodeo Queen. I am so proud to represent Blanco County and will use this opportunity to be a role model for youth in our community.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014
In Public Comments at the August 12 meeting of the governing body of Blanco, Blanco Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau Director Libbey Aly expressed concerns about the quality of Blanco’s water. As in past summers, the water has exceeded Maximum Contaminant Levels for total trihalomethanes, a byproduct of chlorinating water containing organic compounds.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Posted August 20, 2014 • Photos
Don’t miss the 15th Anniversary of the Wild Game Dinner fundraiser scheduled for October 4 in Johnson City at the Blanco County Show Barn beginning at 5:00 PM. Game Dinner tickets are available for $15.00 per person. Included in the price will be the best wild game you have ever eaten, door prize chance and dance until midnight to Cactus Country.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 14, 2014
During the summer months there is an increased need for donors to step forward and help sustain the community blood supply. High school and college students make up a quarter of the blood donors in our area. When schools are out on break we have less donations but the same patient need.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted August 14, 2014
The Blanco County Commissioners held a Regular meeting on August 12, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Blanco County Courthouse in Johnson City, Blanco County, Texas. All four County Commissioners and Blanco County Judge Bill Guthrie attended the meeting. The Regular meeting opened as the Court recited the Pledge of Allegiance.