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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 • 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, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014 • Photos
Betty Brooker, the Llano County Municipal Utility District (MUD) general manager, retired July 25, 2014. She has been the manager for 18 years and is very knowledgeable about the state laws, water quality, water plant operations, sewer systems, grinder pumps and contracts. The District Board Members thank her for her 18 years of outstanding service to their customers and to the Board of Directors.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
During the past year, the City of Llano elected body and staff have been systematically reviewing options for a secondary source of water.  As we have worked through reviewing the options, it has become certain that, while the Llano River is the community’s primary source of water, securing a secondary source of water is imperative to the continuing vitality and growth of our community.  The role of the secondary source of water will be to supplement the river in times of need.  This pro ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
The Llano Fine Arts Guild has named Jane Lynch the Artist of the Month. Her three-dimensional sculptures are made up of found objects in what she calls Funky Altered Art.  Lynch’s inspiration comes from the things she gathers, whether it be rusty metals (her favorite) small religious icons, wasps’ nests, a chunk of wood or rubber...you name it she will find a way to give it artistic flavor.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
Clayton Perry is an undergraduate at Texas Tech University. He is majoring in Agricultural Leadership and will graduate from Texas Tech in May of 2015. Clayton is hosting a showmanship clinic for those students who want to improve their showmanship techniques or just to exercise their lamb or goat in a place other than their home.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
Kelly Draper will be presenting a  puppetry workshop at the Llano Fine Arts Studio on August 4, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. The Studio is located at 503 Bessemer Avenue (just north of the Inks Bridge).  The public is invited to attend.  A potluck lunch will be served afterward.  The LFAG is a non-profit organization; therefore a $5.00 donation will cover the demo and potluck luncheon. Draper was the costume and stage makeup designer for Lamar University for 23 years.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
The 14th Annual Extension Banquet, sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Llano County and the Llano County Leadership Advisory Board, will be held Thursday, August 14, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. at the St. James Lutheran Church Activity Center (Schorlemmer Hall) in Llano. The Leadership Advisory Board is composed of individuals who serve on committees which give direction to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s programs in Llano County.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
The historic Roy Inks Bridge is a Llano and Texas landmark. Now, weeds, tree-choking grapevines, non-native and invasive species obscure our treasured views of the bridge and the river and make access to the water difficult. Llano volunteers will meet 8 am, Saturday August 2 at the Library Parking Lot to help restore views and access to the beautiful Llano River.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
Llano Texas, August 16, 2014: As a part of ongoing efforts to raise funds to pay for the new addition to the John L. Kuykendall Arena and Events Center, the Llano Economic Development Corporation will hold a fish fry at the John L. Kuykendall Arena and Events Center. Your $8.50 or additional donation per plate includes fried fish, beans, fries, hush puppies, coleslaw, and peach cobbler. At the fish fry, the LEDC will kick off a campaign offering engraved bricks to individuals, groups, clubs, a ...
Updated August 1, 2014 3:32 PM
Jesse Blackmon can remember, as a child at Badu Park, soaring on a rope swing over the Llano River. To the then 13-year old Jesse, that rope swing was the main attraction of the entire Llano parks system at that time. Now a father of three, he, along with the other current core members of the Llano Parks Project (LPP), who are all also parents, would like to see Llano’s parks and recreation facilities reach their fullest potential.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
The lights from the courthouse cupola will return this year, and a lighting ceremony is proposed in conjunction with an “open house” shopping day around town. Llano Main Street office will be marketing the effort to draw visitors and citizens to shop Llano to boost our local economy. Llano Main Street Manager Tex Toler has proposed a 20+ foot tall deer antler tree, eight feet taller than the antler tree in Junction, to promote and secure our reputation as “Deer Capital of Texas”.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
Please come join us at the LanTex on Thursday at 5:30 to discuss “Lighting up Llano” and the exciting plans for Llano’s Christmas Season and Activities. Llano’s Christmas lighting and displays are very old and all in need of repair or replacement, and for that reason they have not been used for many years.  With the exception of Badu Park and Starry Starry Nights, Llano’s Christmas lighting or lack thereof pales in comparison to the neighboring areas, and is certainly nothing that w ...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
The Llano County Library System Foundation (also known as LCLSF) is kicking off a late-summer fundraiser. In recent months, the Directors of LCLSF have personally donated over $7,000 to the Foundation to be used for the establishment of a long-term endowment fund to support the Llano County Library System, and the LCLSF Directors have pledged significant additional donations to the endowment fund before Thanksgiving.