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Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 19, 2014 • Photos
Alexandria Penshorn, a 2014 graduate of Blanco, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by Jennings Anderson Ford and Ford Motor Company. Alexandria plans to study Computer Systems in Agriculture at Tarleton State College. Jennings Anderson Ford has sponsored the scholarship program for the last thirteen years and is proud to be involved in helping students reach their education goals. The Built Ford Tough Trucks / FFA Scholarship Program is designed to recognize FFA members’ talents and acco ...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 19, 2014
The three incumbents, Martin Sauceda, Robert "Bobby Mack" McClung, and Al Turner, were able to keep their seats on the City Council. A total of 46 voters participated in the election, and were allowed to vote for multiple candidates. Unofficial Voting results were as follows: Martin Sauceda: 30 Votes Robert "Bobby Mack"
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 19, 2014 • Photos
Girl Scout Cadettes and 5th Grade Juniors from Blanco Troop 2104 recently spent an afternoon working hard at the Blanco Elementary Campus. The girls planted two trees on the campus to help improve their community.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 19, 2014 • Photos
Blanco County’s wheelchair ramp builders launched another free one this week, even working in the rain to get it done. The Texas Ramp Project provided the materials and local volunteers provided the labor on behalf of a disabled vet in south Blanco County.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 19, 2014
Blanco County Commissioners held a Regular meeting on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. The Commissioners Court met in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Blanco County Courthouse located in Johnson City, Texas. Blanco County Judge Bill Guthrie and three County Commissioners were present. The Regular meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014
Danny Shuford and Kat Diamond have been on a life changing journey that has brought them to Blanco, Texas. Traveling in a Motorhome from their residence in Colorado, they have been on the road since the fall of 2013 weaving their desire to help others and their musical gifts together to create Vibradrumhealing.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
Pedernales Electric announced the 14 area high school seniors receiving scholarships from the Co-op during an April reception held in the students’ honor at the Co-op’s headquarters in Johnson City. “By helping our local students pursue their educational goals, we are investing in their future, as well as the future of our local communities,” said PEC Vice President of Member Services Eddie Dauterive, who also serves as the PEC Scholarship Committee President. For more than a decade, ...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
Kathy Copeland, Library Inc. Board, Pie Stone, Good Samaritan, Lions Club President Tom Davidson, Linda Howard, Pioneer Museum, Retta Martin and Judy Dorsett Keep Blanco Beautiful. The Lions Club donated $200 to each as part of the Lion’s Club’s continued effort to support the community.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
Sam and Margo Davis of Sam-Mar Ranch Realty would like to welcome Doug and Kim Moncure to the Blanco Community. Coming from Houston, the Moncures sought out property in the Hill Country in order to be closer to family. They have acquired the property at 101 Rolling Hills Road and bring two business to Blanco.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014
It’s that time of year when we again invite you to join us at the Blanco Classic Car Show at the Blanco State Park on Saturday, May 17th. It is also Armed Forces Day and we cordially invite all Active-duty, veterans, National Guard, Reserves and retired military to attend our FREE show and allow us to thank each and every one of you and your families for your service and sacrifice to our country.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
Jack Petersen (left) and Ryan Behrends, both from the Hill Country Astronomers, adjust telescopes for viewing the stars, planets, and galaxies in Blanco's night sky. On a beautiful, clear evening with a perfect crescent moon, over 40 people enjoyed the semi-annual "Stars-in-the-Park" event at Blanco State Park last Friday night. The next event will be held in early fall.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
Last Sunday afternoon, May 4, First Baptist Church hosted a Family Reading Fair for students who attend their Community English Classes. The church wanted to bless these students and their families with beginning home libraries. Cinco De Mayo decorations set the tone for this festive event. Each family was given a bookcase and books to start their libraries.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
On Sunday, May 4th, the Blanco Cowboy Church held the first of three Buckle Series Youth Play Days at the Church arena following worship services and a covered dish lunch. Twenty-six youth participated, earning their awards and earning points for the buckles which will be awarded to high point youth at the third and final play day event.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014
Dog Vaccines Rabies Vaccine: $10.00 DHPP Vaccine: $20.00 Total Cost: $30.00 Cat Vaccines Rabies Vaccine: $10.00 FVRCP/LEUK: $20.00 Total Cost: $30.00 If you choose to have the RATTLESNAKE VACCINE the cost is $25.00. If this is your animal’s first snake vaccine, your animal must have a booster in 30 days at the Blanco Veterinary Clinic. Please call the clinic at 830-833-5140 to make an appointment for your animal’s snake vaccine booster.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted May 9, 2014 • Photos
I'm speaking with Eric Harrison, artist, who lives outside Blanco, Texas. He currently has a show hung in The Redbud Cafe, on the square in Blanco. Jim Pounds: Eric, welcome. I want to just dive in with your art and your process. Your father is also a successful artist. Did he encourage you to paint? Eric Harrison: Yes, he did.