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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
Together with big sister Macy, “Tooter” & Jimma Robertson of Boerne are proud to announce the birth of John Preston Robertson III. Born on September 4, Preston weighed 8 lbs 1 oz and was 21.5 inches. Proud grandparents are Jim & Kitty Cone.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
In conjunction with a world wide focus on the persecution of Christians around the globe, Pittsburg Avenue Baptist Church will be hosting the eighth annual Running Man Saturday, November 8 at 5:30 pm. In August of this year, the advance of Islamic State (IS) Iraq brought with it an extremely brutal persecution of Iraqi Christians.
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Faith
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
The Llano Ministerial Alliance will be hosting a Community Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at the Lutie Watkins Memorial United Methodist Church, 800 Wright Street, Llano, Texas. The annual sermon will be delivered by Father Jerry Sneary of the Grace Episcopal Church of Llano. Other local ministers will participate by leading out with various scripture readings and prayers.
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Gardening
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Updated September 15, 2014 10:59 AM
Thank You ! What a loving group of Gardeners you are. I have received so many wonderful “Get Well Soon” cards, telephone calls, emails, and letters expressing your concerns and sharing prayers for my recovery. Well, I am here to tell you what so many of you already know and that is “Prayer Works”.
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News
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
Southwest public affairs officer/U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Now’s the time to check your health care coverage for 2015 or sign up for the first time. More than 7 million Americans, including 733,757 Texans, got coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace during the program’s first open enrollment period a year ago. This year’s marketplace open enrollment begins on Nov.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
James Ernest Upton, known by most as “Ernest” or “Ernie”, passed away at age 82 after a long life enriching the lives of all those around him. He died on Oct. 5 2014 in San Antonio Texas from complications of lung cancer. Ernest was born on Nov. 9 1931 in Teague, Texas to James Byrd Upton and May Bell Cantrell Upton.
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Opinion
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
Dear Editor, I’m writing this in hope that the people in Llano County will get as mad and sad as I got looking at the trees, on Hwy 29 and Hwy 16, that have been poisoned. I’ve called the Texas Highway Department 325-247-5146, the gentleman, said they sprayed the trees to kill that branch.
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Regional
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
This week’s tip: Recycle Each person in Texas generates about 6.4 pounds of garbage every day. Think before you toss something out. Can you donate it, reuse it, or repurpose it? Many Texas communities have curbside recycling or collection centers, and some retailers have bins to collect your recycling. By recycling paper, metal, plastic, and other materials, you can reduce waste, help conserve energy, and preserve our natural resources.
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School
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
Last weekend, Llano HS FCCLA went Trick or Treating in town but instead of collecting candy, they asked for canned food items for our local food pantry.  The students were able to collect and donate 510 items to the Llano Food Pantry in preparation for the holidays. Last week during Red Ribbon Week, these students collected coins in a “Drug Free Makes Cents” campaign.  The students are donating the money they collected to HOPE Haus, a sober living women’s transitional home here in tow ...
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Sports
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
AUSTIN—My goal is to go to a hundred sports events and chew on a story that does not get enough attention: the cost of eating (and buying apparel) at the games. My first two stops have been Darrell K Royal Texas Memorial Stadium and the $10 million Fuller Track & Field complex at Texas Tech.