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Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014 • Photos
Blanco Mayor Chuck Homan congratulated re-elected council members Martin Sauceda, Bobby McClung, and Al Turner at the May 13 regular meeting of the governing body of Blanco. However, he expressed disappointment at the low voter turn-out, with only 46 citizens casting votes in the May 10 election. “ I wish more people would come out and take an active role in our city government,” he said.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 19, 2014 • Photos
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Updated May 19, 2014 12:30 PM
Dear Western Lovers, We are happy to announce a special collection just for you! In our large conference room, we have assembled a selection of Rebecca Howerton’s personal Western collection. Thanks to a generous donation from her daughter, Renee Howerton, this collection is beautifully on display and available for check out.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 19, 2014 • Photos
Blanco State Park was a beehive of activity on Friday, May 9, when more than 80 third graders from Blanco Elementary School descended upon the park for the 5th annual Kids Day Out Program. Although the weather forecast was for the possibility of rain, the day started out warm, calm and humid.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 19, 2014
As you’re looking forward to the summer ahead with picnics, swimming, horse back riding or just soaking up some sun., Memorial Highway Post 352 of the American Legion would like to invite you to their 2nd Annual Memorial Day Fajita fundraiser. We hope you will stop by and enjoy a great Fajita Dinner after church; we will have our smoker on the north side of the court house May 25, 2014 from 12:00 noon until 2:00 pm.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 19, 2014 • Photos
The class of 1954 met at the Canyon Lake cabin of Merle Sewick, Saturday, May 10, with eleven of the original twenty-three members present. Joyce Page Torney and Merle Bonnet Sewick had prepared an exceptional meal and the setting was ideal. As always, many memories were shared with many laughs and some sadness.
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.