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Summer band began Monday, July 24, with music and marching clinics. The Blanco High School Marching Band will be lead by Clarissa Derby and Mitchell Barnett. BHS Cheerleaders also returned to work, painting signs and preparing for the 2017 season. BHS volleyball began its annual camp for young Blanco players. Football and volleyball Two-a-Days will begin August 7. Schedules for the upcoming season can be found on Blanco ISD’s website, blancoisd.com.
A couple of weeks ago FBC Blanco Student Ministry had the opportunity to serve at MissionLab in New Orleans, LA. MissionLab allowed our students to share the Gospel with people in a very real way. We spent our week in NOLA doing backyard Bible clubs, prayer walking, yard work in the 9th ward and working at a thrift store for a local recovery ministry.
At the July 11 meeting of the governing body of Blanco, council members voted to adopt a Proclamation honoring members of Blanco’s police, fire, and EMS departments. Because of a brush fire in progress north of Johnson City at the time of the meeting, only Police Chief Mike Ritchey was present to accept his certificate.
The Office of Inspector General would like to alert everyone to fraudulent automated calls being made to citizens in Texas and elsewhere by individuals posing as being with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Inspector General’s Office. The caller states “your Social Security number has been flagged for fraud” and requests an immediate call back to (512) 937-2871.
Blanco County crews worked overnight Tuesday, July 11 and through Wednesday, July 12 to oversee cleanup operations and extinguish hot spots of a vegetation fire that consumed over 350 acres in rural Blanco County and injured none. The fire began early afternoon on Tuesday when reports say a resident near FM 1323 and Trails End Road was barbecuing. Embers got away from the barbecue pit and caught surrounding grass on fire. Johnson City Volunteer Fire Department an ...

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