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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.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
A citizen volunteer effort to clean up the Llano River banks at public access points will begin at 7 am Saturday, August 2. Volunteers will gather at the South side of the bridge in the vicinity of the library. Llano Main Street will provide cold water, soft drinks and trail mix.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
On Wednesday July 23, the Lantex Film Society is pleased to present the Texas Independent Film Network Summer Tour at the Lantex Theater. The show begins at 7:30 pm and admission is free. Featuring four short movies – three of which were made in Texas – the show will be presented by Lars Nilson.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014 • Photos
There are millions of Americans traveling this summer, but few (none?) can match the journey of a quartet that stopped off in Llano, July 11. Nothing unusual at all that the leader of the troop, Bryan Brant, was enjoying a fancy cup of coffee at Fuel’s. The kicker here is his horse, mule, and dog were outside. The foursome was en route to Mexico—from Quebec, Canada—and their itinerary has included New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio; Illinois, Arkansas, and Kentucky.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014 • Photos
It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. If that’s true, the newly discovered, framed bas-relief, art-deco, high-sheen, gilded-sculpture, entitled “The Spirit of Llano”, that now hangs centrally and prominently featured in a place of restored honor, on the main wall of the newly revived and renovated lobby of the LanTex Theater, must be worth all the printed words on every gilded-leaf page of the entire volume collection of a circa-1930s (art-deco’s heyday) special-ed ...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Updated July 17, 2014 1:14 PM • Photos
“Come Visit Historic Llano.” Someone once mused that this statement should be etched on Sarah Franklin’s tombstone. Historic Llano was the passion and life-long love of Sarah, who passed away last week after a lengthy fight with cancer. For well over 40 years, Franklin worked tirelessly to help preserve the rich history that is Llano.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 10, 2014
The Llano Uplift Archeological Society will meet July 9 at 7pm at the Nightengale Archeological Center, Kingsland, TX. Our speaker for this month will be Mr. Ross J. Cox, Sr., of San Saba, who will present a film presentation and lecture concerning the Confederate States Ship Alabama which will include a scale model of the famous ship. During the War for Southern Independence (1861-1865) the Confederate States of America began the conflict with virtually no navy.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 10, 2014
The Llano Uplift Archeological Society will meet July 9 at 7pm at the Nightengale Archeological Center, Kingsland, TX. Our speaker for this month will be Mr. Ross J. Cox, Sr., of San Saba, who will present a film presentation and lecture concerning the Confederate States Ship Alabama which will include a scale model of the famous ship. During the War for Southern Independence (1861-1865) the Confederate States of America began the conflict with virtually no navy.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 10, 2014
Members of the Kingsland Genealogical Society of the Highland Lakes (KGS) will again explore German research and this area’s German heritage at their July meeting. The program will feature the Pioneer Museum Complex in Fredericksburg, and is scheduled for Tuesday, July 8, at 2 p.m. at the Kingsland Branch Library, 125 W.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 10, 2014 • Photos
Jackie Thomas, a renowned basket weaver, will be presenting a demonstration at the Llano Fine Arts Gallery on July 7, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. The gallery is located at 503 Bessemer Avenue( just north of the Inks Bridge). The public is invited to attend. A potluck lunch will follow the demo.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 10, 2014 • Photos
Bailey Johnson, a senior at Llano High School, was recognized at a ceremony at the State Capitol in Austin on June 14, 2014, for earning the highest award in Girl Scouting, the Girl Scout Gold Award. Bailey saw how small churches had a difficult time recruiting young people for their youth groups, so she spent more than 80 hours creating the Jesus Crew Gold Award project.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 30, 2014
MARBLE FALLS—It is a Soap Box Derby, but the only youngsters you see are either spectators or children of the daredevil adults. The older men and women are the drivers in this fifth annual race. Some of us can remember seeing the Soap Boxes in black and white Newsreels of the 1950s.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 30, 2014 • Photos
Gwen Watson has been named Artist of the Month by the Llano Fine Arts Guild. Many of her Western oil paintings can be seen at the Llano Fine Arts Gallery at 503 Bessemer Avenue, Llano, TX. Gwen has been a valued member of the guild since 1994. She has lived in and around the Austin area since 1959 and now resides in Spicewood, TX.