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Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • Posted May 4, 2011
ORDINANCE NO. 1183 An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Llano, Texas, regarding collection and allocating utility revenue for sinking fund. Passed and approved this the 2nd day of May, 2011. s/Mike Reagor, Mayor, City of Llano, Texas. s/Kerry Williams, City Secretary This ordinance may be viewed in its entirety at City Hall, 301 W.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • Posted May 4, 2011
PUBLIC NOTICE The Lower Colorado River Authority hereby gives notice pursuant to Texas Water Code section 49.226 (c), that the following property will be sold by private sale on or after May 18, 2011: Approximately 0.010 acres of land out of the Robert Bratton Survey No. 2, Abst. No. 439, in Llano County, Texas.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • Posted May 4, 2011
PUBLIC HEARING There will be a public hearing concerning the replat of lots 47, 48 and 49 Gran Sabana subdivision, recorded in volume 1 page 30 of the plat records of Llano County and will be heard at the regularly scheduled commissioners meeting on May 9, 2011
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • Posted May 4, 2011
Dear Editor, The city of Llano is now in Stage 1 Water Conservation & Drought Contingency Plan. I would like to make the public aware of the available benefits of harvesting rain water. The amount of rainfall you can collect is governed by the following formula: 1" of rain x 1 sq.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • Posted May 4, 2011
The Llano Military News Group is in full swing planning our 3rd Annual Armed Forces Day Rally. Friday, May 20, 2010 at: 1:00pm at the Llano County Courthouse Saturday at American Legion Hall will be a dance to benefit the Llano Military News Group. The Llano Military News Group is in need of donation to help purchase signs to display our Soldiers’ names during the rally.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • Posted May 4, 2011
Most people are familiar with the south side of Llano, but on Saturday, May 14, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Llano Main Street will have tours of the north side of the Llano River Bridge. The north side of Llano was just a cow pasture until the 1890’s when iron ore was discovered that completely changed the area with a complete town developed from the bridge north.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • Posted May 4, 2011
Beth Williams will offer guitar, voice & performance lessons to children of all ages at 341 Ft. McKavitt in Mason, Texas this summer. There will be group, semi-private and private lessons during the summer break and classes will run one hour. Lessons begin the week of June 13th and run weekly for 6 weeks.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • Posted May 4, 2011
LLANO, Texas — Calling all music lovers and book worms: Mike Blakely’s 9 This music and book festival highlights some of the best singer/songwriters in Texas along with Texas authors of fine books. This year’s musical line-up includes: Davin James & The Bullnettle Band, Josh Grider, Adam Carroll, Susan Gibson, Walt & Tina Wilkins, Chris Wall, Mike Siler, Jake Martin, Kylie Rae Harris, john Arthur martinez, John Greenberg, Jeff "Wildhorse"
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • Posted May 4, 2011
Ira Kennedy is a real, live Hill Country artist, but not the kind you might think. "I too can paint what I see. But I want to paint what can’t be seen" says Ira. Ira’ s inspiration, sparked by Native American rock art, has taken him to Mexico and Australia to study works of those indigenous artistic traditions.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • Posted May 4, 2011
Pastor Sue Sims of Granite Shoals passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at the age of 72. She was born March 3, 1939 to Doolie & Elwin Adams in Amarillo, Texas. Pastor Sue was founder and minister to In His Presence Church and Agape Mission Youth Ministry in Granite Shoals, Texas.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • Posted May 4, 2011
City Council met for a regular meeting on Monday, May 2 at City Hall. Mayor Mike Reagor issued three proclamations at the start of the meeting. He proclaimed that May 2011 be National Historical Preservation Month, with the theme "Celebrating America’s Treasures", to be sponsored by the City of Llano, Llano Main Street, Llano County Historical Commission and the National Trust for Historic preservation. The second proclamation declared May 5 to be National Day of Prayer ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • Posted May 4, 2011
I attended my 50th high school reunion in Memphis, Tennessee, recently. This column has nothing to do with that except to point out I grew up there. I thank you in advance for indulging me as I write about the thrill I experienced—the relief really—when the Grizzlies beat San Antonio four games to two in the NBA playoffs. I’m not a huge Grizzlies’ fan, but I am a fan of Memphis, the town, located in what we call the Mid-South. I’ll never get over ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • Posted May 4, 2011
It was a tough road. While other teams were fighting for a title and then a playoff berth, the softball Jackets were battling for respectability. It wasn’t a rebuilding year; it was a building year, building for 2012. “Our self-esteem rose despite the losses,” Chelsie Stefan said. She’s been the starting catcher for all three years she’s been in high school.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 • Posted April 27, 2011
You’ll read about the Burnet game elsewhere. That little ol’ 25-run affair was pocket change compared with Llano-Salado, playing on a rare Thursday night, April 21. It was like thinking Donald Trump is about to make people forget JFK, or that Big Brother will replace 60 Minutes or Playhouse 90 in the annals of television history. To say the Eagles soared would be like saying AMC reruns movies from time to time.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 • Posted April 27, 2011
The Texas AgriLife Extension Service offices in Llano, Burnet, and San Saba Counties will conduct a drought workshop at 8:00 a.m. on May 3 at the San Saba Community Center located in Mill Pond Park on the east side of town. Five (5) Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units (1 laws and regulations, 1 IPM, and 3 general) will be available for private, commercial and non-commercial pesticide applicators. The program’s topics will include Herbicide Product ...