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Blanco home burglary suspect found in bathroom recaptured after escaping custody

Blanco home burglary suspect found in bathroom recaptured after escaping custody

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BLANCO — After a nearly two-hour manhunt, authorities on July 10 captured a suspect who had escaped from a patrol vehicle when investigators were in the midst of processing a crime scene to which the man was linked, according to Blanco County officials. (more…)

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Report: Post-wielding man attacks postal worker

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER BLANCO — Authorities have arrested a Spring Branch man accused of attacking two people, including a postal worker, and threatening Blanco County deputies after the incident, according to a sheriff’s investigator. (more…)

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Blanco County Sheriff’s officials seized 54 marijuana plants March 10 on a property in Round Mountain. Pictured are Blanco County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. Adam Acosta (left) and Lt. Ben Ablon. Courtesy photo

Authorities bust marijuana grow operation in Round Mountain

FROM STAFF REPORTS ROUND MOUNTAIN — A man remains behind bars after authorities seized 54 marijuana plants from a barn on a remote property in Round Mountain, according to the Blanco County Sheriff’s Office. (more…)

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Pine-More Town at night. Go to buggybarnmuseum.com for more on Pine-More Town and the Buggy Barn Museum in Blanco County. Photo from buggybarnmuseum.com

Blanco County Historical Commission to discuss progress of Pine-Moore Town

FROM STAFF REPORTS BLANCO — The Blanco County Historical Commission will hold its quarterly meeting Sept. 26 at the Buggy Barn Museum and Pine-Moore Town. Dennis Moore, creator of the two venues, is hosting the meeting. The museum is located at 1915 U.S. 281 North in Blanco. (more…)

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At least 2 dead in Blanco County floods; volunteers assist victims

At least 2 dead in Blanco County floods; volunteers assist victims

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF BLANCO — Rescue crews, volunteers and families begin recovery efforts after several days of storms and soaking rains through the Memorial Day weekend resulted in two reported deaths and damage to at least 20 homes along the Blanco River, officials say. (more…)

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Blanco County district judge sentences child molester to life in prison

FROM STAFF REPORTS JOHNSON CITY — A 52-year-old man learned June 13 he will spend the rest of his life behind bars for sexually assaulting a nephew. (more…)

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Blanco County judge sentences child molester to 456 years

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR JOHNSON CITY — After terrorizing several children over the course of many years, James Alba Sr. will spend the rest of his life in prison after a Blanco County jury found him guilty on several counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and sexual assault of a child. (more…)

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