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Thursday, February 5, 2015 • Posted February 12, 2015 • Photos
On Tuesday evening the Llano Chamber of Commerce honored the best of the best of Llano at the new John L Kuykendall Events Center. Master of ceremonies for the evening was Les Hartman who introduced those presenting the awards and entertained the audience with his wit and wisdom. The evening started off with the Highway 16 Band and McKenzie Jones performing during social hour that was provided by The Badu House, followed by a fried fish meal cooked by Roland and Josh Rode.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
Who’s to blame for the Dysfunction in Washington? Is it the Democrats’ socialist policies or the obstructionist Republicans? Carl Jarvis, author of United States of Dysfunction, says it’s more closely related to how “We, the People, are involved in self-government. Considered among the best of today’s “non-academic” experts on American constitutional history, Jarvis will be the guest speaker at the Llano Tea Party meeting on February 5 at the American Legion Hall in Llano.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
As we enter the New Year of 2015, it is a good time to look ahead.    The City continues to monitor the river flows at both Junction and Mason and the effect on Llano by comparing the cubic feet per second to historical data and trends.  Within the Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan, the discharge information for the Llano River at Mason and Junction can be used to predict when the City of Llano could be in Stage 3.  Three factors are considered, including the following: 1) if ...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
Terry Lee Fontenot will be presenting a demonstration in drawing/illustrations at the Llano Fine Arts Gallery Studio on February 2 at 10:00 a.m. The public is invited. The studio is located at 503 Bessemer Avenue in Llano. A potluck lunch will be served afterward; a $5.00 donation will cover the demo and potluck luncheon. Terry was born in Port Arthur, Texas on August 5, 1951.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
A part of Llano County history lost to the public is being restored. The Red Top Jail will be safe again. The historic Llano Red Top Jail, just a block east from the bridge on the south side of the Llano River, has been closed since 2011. Structural damages left it stressed.
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 ...