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Wednesday, August 10, 2011 • Posted August 10, 2011
He may have left a few things out, but so did the debt-deal guys, so he can be forgiven. Otherwise, Dan Beebe, the commissioner of the Big 12 Conference, was like a lecturer on a half dozen subjects in a one hour address to the Horseshoe Bay Sports Club, August 3. Background check Beebe, pronounced BB, was an investigator for the NCAA in the 1980s and Director of Enactment.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 • Posted August 10, 2011
Every week we try and write something that will interest and help our seniors in Llano and surrounding areas. This week I want to discuss something that I believe is having a very negative impact on our seniors and especially those with Alzheimer’s or Dementia; Nutrition. Before writing this article, I read several articles citing many differing viewpoints.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 • Posted August 10, 2011
This past weekend, I got a wake up call - I’m not as young as I once was. I went camping at Canyon Lake with two of my kids and some family friends. We set up our tents in the primitive, maybe too primitive, campsites on a rocky hillside that sloped down to the rocky edge of the lake.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 • Posted August 10, 2011
Dear Editor, A few years ago my husband stood in the judge’s chambers in downtown Llano with several other residents of our county road community. They were there to protest the erection of a commercial establishment adjacent to our property. Sadly, their protests went unheeded and the commercial venture went ahead as planned.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 • Posted August 10, 2011
Llano ISD was asked to present eight different presentations at the CScope Curriculum State Conference this past week in San Antonio. C. Freeman, N. Brooks, N. Maples, and M. Beasley described the unique design of learning centers in the 1st grade classroom. Because of the presentations popularity, they were asked to offer a repeat session.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 • Posted August 10, 2011
On Saturday, August 6, officers at the Llano County Jail discovered the body of inmate Shawn Michael Appell, 45, dead in his cell at approximately 5:35 pm. He was alone in his cell, and Llano County Sheriff Bill Blackburn said that foul play is not suspected. The Texas Rangers are investigating the death. The Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office performed an autopsy, but the Llano County Sheriff’s Office is still awaiting the results. Appell was being h ...
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 • Posted August 10, 2011
Applause, applause. Opening night was a good one. You can’t do much better than sweep a best-of-five match seven days after official practice began. The Llano High volleyball team welcomed McGregor, August 8, and then sent them home in an hour. Locker-room showers were still advised. “We were on fire in game one,” Jackets’ head coach Shawn Sweeten said.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 • Posted August 10, 2011
Loren Chandler Brannon, 49, of Kingsland passed away, August 5, 2011. He was born to William L and Suzanne Marcy Brannon on January 19, 1962 in El Paso. Mr. Brannon worked as a civilian contractor for the U.S. Navy in Afghanistan. He was a youth Activities director at Calvary Hill Church and currently attended Buchanan West Baptist Church.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 • Posted August 10, 2011
Marcus R. Neuhaus, 94, of Tow, came into this world at Diaz, Ark. on May 26, 1927 and his spirit departed August 4, 2011. He was one of nine children to Henry Conrad Neuhaus and his wife Ona Elizabeth Henry. He considered himself a farmer, but enjoyed work in surveying, woodworking, and as a county agent in his younger years in Ark.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 • Posted August 10, 2011
Mary Lee (Lancaster) Mudd, 88 of Llano formerly of Waco passed away Wednesday August 3, 2011. She was born January 7, 1923 to Jessie Holder and Oscar Lancaster in Mount Calm. Mary retired from Lacks furniture store before becoming a resident of Llano in 1994 and was a member of the First Assembly of God in Llano. She is preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Emily Poore in 2002, and one brother, O.C.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 • Posted August 10, 2011
There will be two movies showing at the Lantex Film Society Evening to be held this Friday, August 12. For openers, we will be showing the short movie made by the students of Llano High School about the Llano Red Top Jail. This movie will begin at 7:30 pm and will last about 12 minutes. As this is the official premiere of the Red Top Jail movie, members of the cast and crew will be present.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 • Posted August 10, 2011
Eight are down, but eight is not nearly enough—for the Llano football Jackets or any other team which glories in gridiron grandeur. Eight days of workouts concluded Tuesday, August 9. The first of two scrimmages is Saturday morning, August 13, against Sonora. Didn’t 7-on-7 finish yesterday? “The offensive line is the big question mark,” declared head coach David Yeager.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 • Posted August 10, 2011
Chris Putnam owner of Putnam Funeral Home and Crematory located in Llano and Kingsland has announced the creation of a new grief support group. The group is open to anyone and is a safe place to share with people of similar experiences. The group will meet the second Friday of each month at 3:00pm at 145 Texas Ave in Kingsland. Lauren Gasper will be the facilitator for the group and brings her expertise and knowledge. Lauren Gaspar, LCSW has treated victims of trauma and othe ...
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 • Posted August 10, 2011
Two public hearings were held at the Monday evening meeting of the City Council in regards to requests to close and convey alleys located at Block 51 in Holden’s Addition and at Block 3 in Barler’s Subdivision. The first was requested by Brenda Schneider, and was the result of a building that encroaches onto the City Right of Way.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 • Posted August 10, 2011
While Llano County residents are diligently working to conserve water as this exceptional drought continues across Central Texas, another concern has state officials urging caution. Searching for water and food, a greater than average number of wild animals are approaching residential areas, according to reports. With this influx of wild animals, comes the increase of confirmed cases of rabies, with almost double the amount of confirmed rabies cases for the first six months o ...