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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
On Thursday, July 24, the Highland Lakes Democratic Women will gather for their monthly luncheon at Hidden Falls Restaurant at 220 Meadowlakes Dr. in Meadowlakes community. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m., lunch will be served shortly thereafter and the meeting called to order before the guest speaker is introduced at noon.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 11, 2014
Council approved Ordinance 1282, which amends Chapter 70, Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions in regards to the discharge of firearms in the city limits. The ordinance adds bows, compound bows, and cross bows to the current code, with the exception of being allowable when using the projectile with a target. Council opted to remove a section that would allow the discharge of a firearm, bow, compound bow or cross bow with a permit.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 10, 2014
Hunter Education provides instruction on Texas hunting regulations, modern and primitive firearms, safety, ethics and responsible hunting, conservation and wildlife management, wildlife identification, and survival and outdoor skills. All materials are provided and subjects are covered in depth to enable the student to successfully complete the Hunter Education certification process. The Llano 4-H Youth Board will be sponsoring this course.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 10, 2014
The Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Companies® announced today they have received the “Highest Customer Satisfaction Among Auto Insurers in Texas” according to the recently released J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Auto Insurance StudySM.  This is the third consecutive year Texas Farm Bureau Insurance has received an award from J.D. Power for auto insurance customer satisfaction.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 • Updated July 10, 2014 9:42 AM
Baylor Scott & White confirmed this week that some Llano County EMS ambulances were ‘voluntarily taken out of service temporarily.” Baylor Scott & White contracts with Llano County to provide EMS service, a contract that began with the former hospital in the late 1990s. Llano County Judge Wayne Brascom said that the contract is still in force, and that the contract is still being fulfilled. Baylor Scott & White has brought in EMS personnel from Temple, where Scott & White is headquartered ...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 10, 2014
A Llano County man is wanted by law enforcement officers with the Llano County Sheriff’s department after failing to appear for court on May 15, 2014. Robert Earl Griffith, 37, of Kingsland was charged with Sexual Performance by a Child, a first degree felony, $75,000 bond, Indecency with a Child by Exposure, third degree felony, $10,000 bond, and Possession of Child Pornography, third degree felony, $10,000 bond in July of last year. He was indicted on April 16, 2014 on nine counts of ‘t ...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Updated July 10, 2014 9:41 AM • Photos
Thanks to the efforts of the Hill Country Prevention and Readiness Coalition, over twenty-five volunteers representing Llano, Blanco, Burnet, Travis and Gillespie Counties participated in forty (40) hours of training from the nation’s most respected fire fighter training organization. Texas A&M Engineering Extension Services, Emergency Response Training Institute (TEEX-ESTI) delivered this training to the Central Texas Hill Country community at no cost, allowing participation without the per ...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 9, 2014
On Saturday, July 12, 2014 the Deer Capitol Friends will host their 7th Annual Friends of the NRA Banquet at the Hill Country Hall located at 15675 E State Highway 29 in Buchanan Dam. This annual event sponsored by the National Rifle Association and supported by many local businesses and individuals helps to raise funds for the NRA Foundation, the country's leading charitable organization in support of the shooting sports, having awarded thousands of grants in support of educational programs s ...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 30, 2014
As we approach summer in Texas, the danger of children dying from being left unattended in vehicles increases, warns Jennifer Page, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent, Llano County. Safe Kids USA has launched a campaign titled, ACT. ACT stands for: Avoid heatstroke-related injury, Create reminders, and Take action. The campaign is designed to link together these simple heatstroke prevention steps.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 30, 2014
San Antonio, TX – Isaac Carver from Llano of Llano County has been chosen to participate in the Texas Brigades’ 22nd Battalion of the Rolling Plains Bobwhite Brigade program this summer. He was selected based on his academic records, interest in wildlife and natural resources, and leadership activities. The Texas Brigades’ mission is to educate and empower youths with leadership skills and knowledge in wildlife, fisheries, and land stewardship to become conservation ambassadors for a sus ...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 30, 2014
There is a place, a home for Hill Country residents who are disturbed by the ever increasing intrusion of the federal government into the personal lives, the economic well being, the cultural preservation of, and the political autonomy of Texans. There is a movement offering hope, a movement championing Texas first, a movement working to put the control of the political, the economic, and the cultural well-being of Texas and Texans back into the hands of Texans.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 30, 2014
Severe drought conditions are forecasted to continue throughout the summer. Recent rains that have showered the Texas Hill Country recently do not reduce the extreme fire hazard conditions this region faces. High summer temperatures and winds will quickly dry out the new growth of ranchland grasses, which, in addition to the countless dead trees, brush and under growth, create an extreme high hazard fuel environment for the entire community. Volunteer Fire Departments in Llano, Blanco, Burne ...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 30, 2014
Following the execution of a narcotics search warrant in Kingsland, Llano County Sheriff’s Officers, two people were taken to the Llano County Jail on drug charges. The search was conducted on Tuesday, June 10, at approximately 11:08 am at the Kingsland Trails Apartments. Officers seized approximately three grams of what is suspected to be methamphetamine, one firearm, and narcotics paraphernalia. Jennifer S.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 30, 2014
The Friends of the Red top Jail were conveyed the historic Red Top Jail from the City of Llano, following a unanimous vote of approval from the City Council. After several years of trying to obtain a 501c3 status, the group was able to receive the status, which will enable the group to secure a loan for repairs, as well as go out for bids for those repairs.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 30, 2014
On Tuesday, June 10, at approximately 12:22pm, officers with the Horsesehoe Bay Police Department responded to a call of an aggravated assault which had just occurred at 105 Harbor Light in Horseshoe Bay.   According to HSB Chief of Police Bill Lane, officers found two victims upon arrival, both of which were badly injured from what appeared to be a stabbing.  The victims were identified as Gabriele Legeland, 41, and Heike Schlieker, 48, both of Germany.