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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 10, 2014
Cody and Shaden Allen announce the birth of their son Aeries Marshall Timothy Allen born 6-19-2014 at 11:27pm; weighing 7lbs 7oz and 19” long. Aeries is the Grandson of John and Karen Rogers of Llano, David Allen of Llano, and Kenny and Rachel Rini of Beeville.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
The lights from the courthouse cupola will return this year, and a lighting ceremony is proposed in conjunction with an “open house” shopping day around town. Llano Main Street office will be marketing the effort to draw visitors and citizens to shop Llano to boost our local economy. Llano Main Street Manager Tex Toler has proposed a 20+ foot tall deer antler tree, eight feet taller than the antler tree in Junction, to promote and secure our reputation as “Deer Capital of Texas”.
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Faith
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
This year I celebrate my 20th year as a practicing grandfather. I am not sure that after 20 years I know anything more about being a grandfather than I did before. I have not found any books written on how to be a grandfather, maybe I should write one. I have enjoyed those 20 years and it just seems to be getting better. One of the interesting things about a grandfather is spending time with the grandchildren, especially when they are trying to watch a movie. I enjoy a movie every now and aga ...
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Gardening
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 28, 2014
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, step right up! Step right up! Once again, the greatest gardening show on earth, the Llano County Master Gardeners Lawn and Garden Show, is coming to town. On Saturday, March 22, 2014, a vast assemblage of lawn and garden experts and vendors will congregate for your entertainment and edification at the Lutie Watkins Memorial United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 308 West Main Street, Llano. Just follow the crowds two blocks west ...
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News
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
On Thursday, July 24, the Highland Lakes Democratic Women will gather for their monthly luncheon at Hidden Falls Restaurant at 220 Meadowlakes Dr. in Meadowlakes community. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m., lunch will be served shortly thereafter and the meeting called to order before the guest speaker is introduced at noon.
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Opinion
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
Dear Editor, I would like to publicly express my appreciation to the individuals and Llano Main Street volunteers who generously gave of their time, talent and donations working four days last week on the Lantex Theater lobby restoration. The paint was barely dry on some walls, and we were folding up drop cloths and pulling off masking tape as ticket buyers were lining up the Llano Country Opry Saturday evening, but we finished in time.
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Regional
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
(SAN ANGELO) -- The Sheep and Goat Predator Management Board will mail ballots this week to elect three producers to represent sheep and goat raisers in its 111-county area. In addition there will be a vote to set the refundable assessment to $1.00 per head. Ballots must be returned to the Board office by the midnight July 31 deadline.
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School
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
Llano High School will host an LHS Academic Night on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, for all sophomores, juniors and seniors. This night will provide an opportunity for the students and parents to meet new staff members, 9th and 11th Grade Counselor Terrie Smarr and the Assistant Principal Tobie Fletcher, along with Principal David Wuest and the 10th and 12th Grade Counselor Nita Fields.
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Sports
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
I know you’ve read this before, but I am not real happy when the Texas Longhorns win in athletics. That does not mean I don’t admire or defend them, and I will again in a moment. I recognize what Mack Brown did—15 bowl games in 16 years, a national championship. Volleyball is a perennial power. Both basketball teams rebounded to make the NCAA tournament.