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Posted September 1, 2014
The Wall Hawks arrived in Llano with the reputation for an outstanding running game. It was indeed awfully good, but Bryce Dierschke was awfully good, too. He fired three touchdown passes in the second quarter, and the Hawks went on to ruin opening night for the Jackets, 54-21. “I was mega-proud of the kids,” Llano head coach Craig Slaughter said, concerning the way they kept fighting after falling behind, 34-0, early in the third quarter.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
Backpacks were loaded and the school buses started rolling this week as the Llano schools opened the doors for a new school year. I’m sure there were many groans from some not-so-eager students and a few tears -- from some younger students and maybe some mamas, too! As you and your family get back into the day-to-day groove, don’t forget all of the valuable resources that are available at the public library! Stop by to pick up that must-have, always-checked-out-at-the-school-library book f ...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
On July 4, 2014, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Citizen Medallion Markers were dedicated for Madison DeKalb and Olivia Davidson Putman at the Putman Cemetery located above Old Hickory Creek in the Prairie Mountain Community in Llano County. Madison and Olivia Putman moved from Alabama to the Robertson Colony in Williamson County, Texas in February of 1846 while Texas was still a Republic.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
On July 4, 2014, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Citizen Medallion Markers were dedicated for Madison DeKalb and Olivia Davidson Putman at the Putman Cemetery located above Old Hickory Creek in the Prairie Mountain Community in Llano County. Madison and Olivia Putman moved from Alabama to the Robertson Colony in Williamson County, Texas in February of 1846 while Texas was still a Republic.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Updated August 28, 2014 3:23 PM
Statistics indicate that foodborne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States. Each year, 1 in 4 Americans will become sick, 1 in 1,000 will become hospitalized, and 5,000 will die due to a foodborne illness. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Llano County, is offering a food manager certification training course.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
On Tuesday, August 19 Jacob Perry, Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection division spoke at the Llano Chamber of Commerce about the many different types of scams that are out there. He stressed that no one should ever, at any time, give out their Medicare or Medicaid numbers to someone that has called asking for them, and never give out your social security or driver’s license number to someone that has initiated the call.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
On Thursday, Aug. 28, the City of Llano will host a water forum at the LanTex beginning at 5:30pm. The forum is open to the public. City representatives will discuss where the City is in regards to water projects; covering the history of Llano’s water issues, discussing the present situation, and talking about what may lie ahead.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
Commissioners approved the setting of a bronze plaque on the courthouse yard near the pavilion in memory and honor of the late Sarah Oatman Franklin. Franklin, an advocate for Llano and Llano County was known for her passion of history, in particular the area’s, and her efforts to promote the community.
Updated August 28, 2014 11:08 AM
11:15 AM -0- Due to the continued low flows on the Llano River and forecasted hot and dry conditions, the City of Llano has ordered Stage 3 Water Restrictions be implemented.   The goal of Stage 3 is to limit the daily pumpage at the water treatment plant to 880,000 gallons per day.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
Inclusion on this list is not intended to be, and should not be, construed as an assessment of guilt or innocence. August 18, 2014 Ashley Nicole Najar, 28, Llano, Tx.; Administrative Release Violator; F*; No Bond; Not Released. August 19, 2014 Daniel Thomas Barner, 26, Buchanan Dam, Tx.; Commitment Order Modification; F*; No Bond; Not Released. Clifford Ray Gilliam, 56, Kingsland, Tx.; Theft Prop >=$50=$50=1G 1G
Updated August 13, 2014 4:06 PM
A Round Rock man was killed in a rollover accident on Aug. 12, on Hwy 16, approximately 8 miles north of Llano, according to a representative of the Texas Department of Safety. Hunter Ross Williams, 27, was heading northbound on Hwy 16 when he left the roadway on a curve, over corrected, and rolled the 2008 Ford F250 multiple times. Williams was pronounced dead on the scene.
Posted August 6, 2014
Hundreds of spiritually oriented people from the far reaches of Texas and beyond will converge at the Boerne Civic Center during the weekend of August 8–10 to explore their personal opportunities for greater spiritual growth and service. The occasion? Eckankar’s 2014 Texas regional seminar entitled, Adventures in the Light and Sound of God.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
ARLINGTON—The Rangers played before a partisan crowd, July 28. Partisan, all right, in favor of Derek Jeter. Well, okay, I imagine most of the near 45,000 in attendance were glad Texas and Yu Darvish beat the Yankees, 4-2, but, oh goodness, were they ever glad to see Jeter. This is the Yankee immortal’s Farewell Tour, and not only did Ranger fans get to see a rare win by their injury-shutdown club, but they got to see Jeter collect two singles and a double in the opener of a three-game ser ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
DALLAS—This just in! Nadal wins the French! Djokovic captures Wim-bledon! McIlroy takes the British! I’m shocked! And similar late-breaking news continued this summer when Oklahoma was chosen to win the Big 12 football championship. “I’ve never seen my strength coach, Jerry Schmidt, so happy,” the Sooners’ Bob Stoops said at Football Media Days, July 22, in Dallas.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
Football isn’t the only sport opening its locker-room, August 4. The cross country team begins some rather challenging ventures in the heat, and the Jacket volleyball squad, which is our main subject here, also seeks net gains. “I saw a lot of improvement from a lot of girls from the end of last year to the end of camp,” declared second-year head coach, John Black. He was a spectator—a most interested one—at a well-attended varsity camp at the LHS gymnasium, July 21-24. “There wa ...