Final Arts In The Park Set For Friday

Paul Glasse, former U.S. Mandolin National Champion, will complete the Spring Series of concerts in Bindseil Park sponsored by the City of Blanco and the Arts in the Park committee. Paul is a nationally known Mandolinist who has performed with musicians such as Willy Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Alison Krause and many others. Having been featured in the Austin Statesman, performed on Austin City Limits,

Artist of The Month

Tejas Art Club has named Claudia Smith their April Artist of the Month.Smith, a longtime resident of Blanco, first saw the painting group while she was volunteering at the library. She enjoyed looking at the artwork and was soon encouraged to join.“Olga (Ibarra) encouraged me and I decided to go and she lent me supplies,” Smith said.Smith had always been crafty, starting out as a doll collector

Meet The City Council, School Board Candidates

Early Voting has opened and Election day is May 7 for Blanco citizens. On the ballot there are five people running for three at large city council seats and two running for one school board position.The City Council Candidates are Martha Gosnell, Matt Lewis, Amit Patel, Martin Sauceda, and Tony Vela.School Board Candidates are Liza Struck and Juan Vargas. There are two unopposed candidates -...

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Wild Woman Distributes 2016 Funds

Blanco’s Wild Woman Weekend has concluded another very successful weekend event April 8th through 10th and wanted to share the results with our community. Over $45,000 was able to be distributed to five of Blanco’s non-profit organizations that do so much for our community: Blanco Library Inc., Gem of the Hills Seniors Community Center, Friends of Blanco State Park, Old Blanco County Courthouse

Coffee Inducted into the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame

Blanco’s own Lawrence Coffee (the Cowboy Kettle Popcorn Man) was inducted into the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame earlier this month. The Hall of Fame is dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of the Texas Rodeo Cowboy and Cowgirl. Located in the historic Ft. Worth Stockyards, it was founded in 1975 to honor individuals and associations that champion the western lifestyle and support

Kids at Peggy's Playhouse Ride Trikes for Charity

Peggy’s Playhouse Childcare Center hosted a Trike-A-Thon for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Friday April 15th. The Trike-A-Thon teaches children riding-toy safety while helping raise money for St. Jude by asking friends and family to sponsor them with a donation.St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other

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