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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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Rebecca Effie Moody, 83, of Highland Haven, Texas passed away on October 28, 2014. She was born to Jackson W. L. and Naomi (Caudill) Moody on August 19, 1925 in Neosho, Missouri. She was a member of the Highland Lakes Seventh Day Adventist Church of Granite Shoals, Texas. She loved to sew, cook, knit, tend to grandchildren and read her bible.
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Ray was born in Zapata, Texas December 15, 1934. He passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2014 in Kingsland, Texas. His beloved wife Adah wall, son Dusty Wall, stepsons Carl Lincoln and stepdaughters Debbie Hays and Linda Darlington, nieces and nephews survive him as well as.grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
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Leslie Charles Smith, 83, passed away on Friday October 31, 2014. Leslie was born in Click, Llano County, Texas on October 9, 1931 to Leslie Morgan “Tess” and Annie W Smith. He grew up in Llano and at a young age started working in his father’s Humble station and developed a life-time appreciation of automobiles!
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Andra Harmon Atchison, 94, of Llano, Texas passed away Thursday October 30, 2014. By the grace of God and her faith in Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior, she is now in Heaven, her eternal home. Andra Harmon Atchison was born in Lowell, Massachusetts on April 16, 1920 to Lucien F.
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Ersie J. Few, 88, of Corinth, Texas, formally from Buchanan Dam, Texas, went to her heavenly home to be with her Lord and Savior on October 23, 2014. She was born to Elgin and Sela (Christian) Adams on April 2, 1926 in Iaeger, West Virginia. She belonged to Chapel of the Hills Baptist Church, Lifetime member since 1986, DAV Highland Lakes #198 Kingsland, Texas Chapter. Ersie was married for 46 years to Roy Odell Few when he passed away in 1992.
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Jean Kaspar, 83, of Kingsland, Texas died October 23 2014. She was born to Cheatham L. and Joyce (Pullin) Holmes on October 19, 1931 in Three Rivers, Texas. She married Edward Kaspar on October 9, 1946 in Oakville, Texas. They moved to the Highland Lakes in 1968 from Houston, Texas and she was the business manager for her husband’s construction business.
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.
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
Dear Editor, I’m peeved. Recently while driving along Highway 29 between Rio Llano and the city of Llano, I began to notice large sections of live oaks and other trees that appear to be dead. I found out later that the highway department was spraying them with some sort of poison defoliant.
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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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.
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The Shannon Kaspar 5K for School Supplies was held on Saturday, October 18, 2014. With over 100 individuals pre-registered for the race, 125 runners and walkers participated in the run/walk, the most in the ten-year history of the 5K for school supplies. As the crowd gathered for the race, Llano elementary choir teacher Carrie Dodson and the elementary choir sang inspirational songs along with “The Star Spangled Banner.” Members of the Kaspar family were on hand as well to honor Shannon Ka ...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
The Kingsland Genealogical Society of the Highland Lakes (KGS) will hold their next monthly meeting on November 11 (Veterans Day) at 2 p.m. at the Granite Shoals Fire Hall, FM 1431 West, just west of the Phillips Ranch Rd. traffic light. (The group normally meets at the Kingsland Branch Library, where the meeting room is unavailable that week due to preparations for an annual book sale.) The meeting is open to the public, and visitors are welcome. The November speaker will be Albert Breton, a ...
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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 ...