When the call came into Blanco County EMS for support for Hurricane Harvey in advance of landfall, Chief Ben Oakley didn’t hesitate for a second.
“When Blanco County had its emergency in 2015, the communities needing help were the same communities who sent resources here to help us,” said Chief Oakley.
Enrollment remains a top concern for Johnson City ISD as the number of total students dropped from last year. At Monday’s school board meeting the campus principals also presented their improvement plans and addressed potential new discipline policies.
Current enrollment is 656 students. The district is down by 29 students from last year.
Don’t miss the 18th Anniversary of the Wild Game Dinner fundraiser scheduled for October 7th in Johnson City at the Blanco County Show Barn beginning at 5 p.m. Game Dinner tickets are available for $15 per person. Included in the price will be the best wild game you have ever eaten, door prize chance and dance until midnight to the Jesse Stratton Band.
This week the Lady Eagles defended their home gym, gaining two wins from the Harper High School Longhorns and the Comfort High School Deer in their first district match.
Johnson City took the match against Harper in three games 25-23, 27-25 and 25-16.
Setter Hailey Fox had 41 assists in the match.
City Council reviewed the 2017/2018 budget for Johnson City at a special meeting on August 31. They ironed out some of the details in the city’s general and system budgets during the workshop as they sought a way to increase revenue without raising taxes.
At the start of the budget workshop, the city needed $68,000 to balance the system budget.