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Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015
Virginia Walker, the Llano Woman's Culture Club's own "tea expert" presented the program "The World in a Tea Cup" at the January meeting, appropriately since January is "Hot Tea Month." She told the club that tea is the second most popular beverage in the world next to water and shared details about the customs of drinking tea in other countries. Guests at the meeting were Judy Miller, Diane Thompson, Lynda Boss, Gayle Beckman and Marnie Powell. The January hostesses Barbara Heldridge, Gail J ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015
"Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the film is so delightful"....inside the Lantex theater last Friday night for the showing of locally made movies. Especially nice was the free admission and refreshments. The four films shown were gifts of love – that's actually the root of the word "amateur." Comes from the Latin for "love"
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015
The Spotted Possum in Llano has moved! We are now located at 102 E Ellis (right by the Burger Bar Cafe and the Country Quilt Shop).  The Spotted Possum carries women’s clothing and accessories, handmade jewelry, handmade baby quilts, and locally made soy candles, plus a variety of candied pecans from Yates Pecan Company in San Saba!  Opened in 2013, The Spotted Possum has been a favorite shopping stop for locals and visitors alike.  The fashions are contemporary and modern, just right ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015
The Llano County Master Gardeners is honored to have Apple John Caballero to speak to them about planting and maintaining fruit trees. He will also show a short film on the history of apples in Texas. The event will take place Thursday, January 15th, at 5:30 at the Llano County Library, 102 E Haynie in Llano.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 • Posted January 9, 2015
Here is hoping that everyone had a very Merry Christmas, and will have a wonderful and prosperous 2015.  The Hill Country CattleWomen will begin the year with the meeting being held on January 20, 2015 in Fredericksburg at the Holy Ghost Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall located on the corner of S.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 • Posted January 9, 2015
Members of the Kingsland Genealogical Society of the Highland Lakes (KGS) will discuss making better use of the Internet at their first meeting of the new year on Tuesday, January 13. The session, in a “workshop format” will be at 2 p.m. at the Kingsland Branch Library, 125 W. Polk, and visitors are welcome to attend. Updated connection equipment was installed in the library’s Meeting Room last fall, and users are still testing the group capacity.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 • Posted January 9, 2015
The Lantex Film Society is proud to present an evening of local movies. The show begins with a short movie directed by Llano Junior High School student Katy Clausen. In this movie – ‘The Cursed Yard’, four students try to solve the mystery of a human skull found in the back yard.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 • Posted January 9, 2015
A 2006 Llano High School graduate, Robert Schendel, Jr.,is in need of help for his family, following the emergency delivery of his son at 27 weeks on January 2. Schendel, who now lives in Katy with his fiancé, Arlene Purdy, was called home from work on December 30, by Purdy, who was in severe pain.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 • Posted January 9, 2015
On March 17, 2014, groundbreaking began on the new multipurpose “events center/show barn” located at the John L. Kuykendall Arena and Events Center. On September 14, 2014, the new building was unofficially christened when the Llano 4-H and FFA clubs held their Wild Game Dinner, raising funds for this week’s Llano County Junior Livestock Show.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 • Posted December 24, 2014
Last Christmas, a lady came to the Hospice offices with enough gingerbread houses so that each of our patients were able to enjoy one. “I don’t know if she called ahead of time and asked how many patients were on service, or if some secret little elf whispered in her ear at night and that is what provided her with the inspiration to make the number of houses that she did,” said Paige Walker. Walker said she happened to be away from the office the day she came and delivered them; she mana ...
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 • Updated December 24, 2014 11:47 AM • Photos
More than 200 children and 100 families received a special gift this year - their wishes granted, made possible by numerous volunteers. In its fourth year, the Llano County Brown Santa program has grown by leaps and bounds, this year raising more than $13,000 at the corner of Hwy 29 and 1431 alone.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
On Saturday, December 6, the Llano Worman’s Culture Club’s Holiday Home Tour will include this rock home built in 1938 by German stone masons which was acquired by Vince and Kate Tanner Faris when Buchanan Dam was built in 1939. The house was remodeled in the 1970’s by Bill and Thelma Long Faris.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
The Llano Country Opry will be held on Saturday, December 13.  Grammy Award Winners Asleep At The Wheel will headline two shows at the Llano Country Opry with an afternoon concert at 2:30 PM and an evening show at 7:30 PM.  Tickets are $20 and are now on sale at the Llano Chamber of Commerce, Llano National Bank, Lively Computers or by calling (325) 247-5354. Asleep At The Wheel will be doing all of their hit recordings plus a special section of Christmas music as well. In 1969, Ray Benson ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
Lou Quallenberg, a born and raised “Jersey” boy, works primarily with Texas mesquite wood in an area of Texas that has become quite famous for it’s mesquite smoked barbecue. Lou Quallenberg has now won the “Best Texas Style” Category at the Texas Furniture Makers® Show six times. This year with the massive curves in “Walker Curve Mesquite Entry Table”, last year 2013 with his impressive 10.5 foot long Susan Entry Table, in 2012 with his artsy “Drift” Sculptural Coffee Table ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
Thanksgiving is the traditional start to the holiday season, Christmas shopping, family get-togethers, and of course, the lighting of Badu Park and the beginning of Starry Starry Nights. This year has an added treat with the canopy lights on the courthouse and the twenty Christmas trees around the square that have been decorated by local businesses, non-profits and Llano High School.