The Johnson City Eagles traveled to Comfort on Friday for the last regular season game. They returned home victorious, defeating the Bobcats for the first time since 1995 and guaranteeing a spot in the UIL State Football playoffs. Final score: Johnson City 42, Comfort 0.
The Eagles utilized their versatile offense, scoring both on the run and through the air.
Randy Holland has been suspended as Johnson City’s Chief of Police, pending a final decision regarding his employment at the December City Council Meeting currently scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m.
On Friday, Johnson City Mayor, Dawn Capra announced that on Thursday, Nov. 9, Holland was placed on paid suspension.
The Johnson City School Board met on Nov. 13 to discuss possible changes to the grading period and calendar for the district. They also heard this year’s student snapshot and tended to routine business.
Kolek is working on a few calendar options for the 2018 school year taking into account possible changes due to Johnson City becoming a District of Innovation.
Kolek plans to take advantage of an earlier start date than what was previously required by the State of Texas.
The Blanco County Commissioners met on Tuesday, Nov. 14. They opened proposals for computer aided dispatch for Sheriff deputies. They also heard a presentation from Jeffrey Law Firm about the effects of opioid use on Blanco County taxpayers and their plan to bring litigation against the pharmaceutical companies who supply the prescription drugs.
Computer Aided Dispatch
Judge Bray opened proposals for computer aided dispatch.
This would provide deputies with technology to network them wi ...
The Johnson City Library and six libraries were awarded a $75,000 grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. The purpose of the grant is for smaller communities to have access to technology equipment we might not be able to afford, and to give our communities training and knowledge to work with this equipment.
The grant was written by the Bulverde Spring Branch Library and titled “Rolling Do It Yourself”.