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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Updated September 15, 2014 12:53 PM
Stacie Nicole Henderson, Llano High School class of 2011, graduated from Tarleton State University, May 10, 2014; earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Animal Science. Stacie is the daughter of BJ Henderson of Llano. Stacie was a Residential Leader in Legends Hall for two of her three years at TSU.
Posted September 17, 2014
The monthly meeting of the Llano Master Gardeners will be held at 5:30 PM on Thursday, September 18th at the Llano Library. We have the pleasure of welcoming Barbara Lowenthal, a Hill Country certified Master Naturalist from Kerrville. Barbara moved to the Hill Country in 1982 and spent several years working with the education program at the Riverside Nature Center in Kerrville.
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Faith
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 15, 2014
Dr. Dave Anderson will be speaking to our community on the topic “Suffering: The Gift No One Wants” at Packsaddle Fellowship, 508 Hwy 2900, Kingsland on Friday, Sept. 19 at 7:00 pm; Sat. Sept. 20, 9:00 am; and at both Sunday services (9:00 am and 10:45 am). All are welcome to come to any or all sessions for free. Dr.
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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, September 10, 2014 • Updated September 15, 2014 1:05 PM
Council held the second of two public hearings regarding the proposed tax rate on Tuesday, September 2. Citizen Glenn Conner asked that the Council take a poll as to how they would likely vote on September 15, when the tax rate would be adopted. Aldermen Allan Hopson, Bryan Miiller and Todd Keller all stated that they wanted to see the effective tax rate of 39 cents, which would yield the same amount of revenue as the 41 cents tax rate from last year, due to an increase in property value.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Updated September 15, 2014 1:25 PM
Jean Burleson Townsend, 89, of Buchanan Dam, Texas passed away September 4, 2014. Jean was the youngest of five children of Guy and Mary Burleson. She was born on February 18, 1925 in Concord, Texas. Mrs. Townsend was the widow of Dan Townsend. She is preceded in death by her parents; her two sisters Louise Scott and Mochelle Tayor; two brothers Wallace Burleson and Clayton Burleson and her grandson Travis Dan Townsend.
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Opinion
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 15, 2014
Dear Editor, I want to read the TCEQ report Mayor Virdell keeps referencing. You know, the one where he claims that of 2000 water systems in Texas, Llano is 25th “most concerning” due to a single water source. Although fond of throwing around information supposedly from this report, he has not seen it. Since it appears to be the basis for his claim that we are in dire straits, it seems he would have a copy in hand to support his claims.
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Regional
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Updated September 15, 2014 1:47 PM
The STAR Republican Women will kick off the Fall season with a meeting on September 16, 2014. We will be observing the 9-11 date and featuring our guest speaker, Andi Ball, one of our members and past Vice President. Andi was Chief of Staff to First Lady Laura Bush and was with her during the World Trade Center attack of the Twin Towers.
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School
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 15, 2014
Llano High School is hosting an Open House on Tuesday, September 16 from 5:30 – 7:00. Parents and students are invited to meet the teachers and will have an opportunity to set up a conference time if needed. This is a come-and-go Open House format. Parents may request a copy of their child’s schedule at the front office if necessary.
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Sports
Posted September 20, 2014
FREDERICKSBURG—John McEnroe, the tennis star turned announcer, used to say in his numerous heated moments: “You can’t be serious!” Jalen Bauman, the man who was to be the centerpiece of the Llano High football Jackets (1-3), lasted one play on the Billies’ Homecoming Night, and the LHS rivals proceeded to carve out a 30-0 victory. Bauman carried the ball on the first play from scrimmage and injured his right knee.