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Posted October 9, 2014
On Wednesday, Oct. 8 at approximately 11:40am, a call to Llano County’s dispatch from the Brady Police Department regarding a BMW that was possibly headed to Llano from Brady, occupied by Justin Dunaway Friar, 26 of Brady, who had outstanding burglary warrants. Around 3:11pm, Department of Public Safety Troopers reported that a vehicle matching the description had been pulled over on CR 405 about two miles from Hwy71W. The only person in the car was Jasmin Jonelle Perez, 20, of Voca.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 3, 2014 • Photos
Highland Lakes Democratic Women (HLDW) welcomed Patsy Woods Martin, the interim Executive Director of Annie’s List, to their monthly meeting on September 25 at Hidden Falls Restaurant in Meadowlakes. Ms. Martin, a trained chemist and fourth generation active rancher and philanthropist, is the founder of “I Live Here, I Give Here”, has served as Regent at her alma mater, Texas Tech, as vice president of resource development for the United Way, as well as board member for the Long Center f ...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 3, 2014
The Llano County Republican Party will open their headquarters on October 1, 2014 and will be open from 10am to 2pm Monday through Saturday except on Heritage Day, October 18th through Election Day on November 4, 2014. The Republicans will have a booth set up on the courthouse lawn.  Jim Simmons, Llano County Republican Chairman says, “The Headquarters is available for pickup of campaign materials and to talk to like-minded Republicans about the issues that face the State of Texas ...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 3, 2014
Llano Tea Party will hold its next meeting October 2. Texas Border Volunteers will address issues regarding the challenges in protecting our Texas/Mexico border and the organizations role in its attempts to assist the Border Patrol and ICE in securing our border and managing the vast number of unaccompanied children crossing the border illegally with hopes of amnesty by the current Administration.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 3, 2014
Inclusion on this list is not intended to be, and should not be, construed as an assessment of guilt or innocence. September 15, 2014 Donnie Max Belcher, 46, Kingsland, Tx.; Administrative Release Violator; F*; No Bond; Not Released. Shawn Edward Crawford, 35, Menard, Tx.; Driving While Intoxicated, MA; $2500 Bond; Released. September 17, 2014 Courtney Marie Heiskell, 28, Buchanan Dam, Tx.; FTA Possession Dangerous Drug; MA; $3000 Bond; Released. September 22, 2014 James Madison Phillips ...
Posted October 1, 2014
City of Llano and Llano County law enforcement agents are searching for a man wanted in connection with an assault on an elderly Llano couple, as well as burglary of a habitation. The man has been identified as Edward Levi Adamson, 47, and according to an update from Llano Police Chief Kevin Ratliff, the suspect was spotted in Bandera County on a Medina ranch.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
The local chapter of Texas Democratic Women will gather for their monthly luncheon on Thursday, September 25th, at Hidden Falls Restaurant, 220 Meadowlakes Dr. in Meadowlakes community, Marble Falls. Registration begins at 11:30; lunch will be served shortly thereafter, and a brief business meeting will be called to order before noon. The guest speaker will address the crowd at noon.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
Inclusion on this list is not intended to be, and should not be, construed as an assessment of guilt or innocence. September 9, 2014 Jennifer Henderson, 36, Kingsland Tx.; Alcoholic Beverage Code Violation; M*; $2000 Bond; Released. James Ned Lewis Johnson-Carney; 21, Llano, Tx.; Commitment; M*; No Bond; Not Released. September 10, 2014 Adrian Michael Battles, 20, Buchanan Dam, Tx.; Administrative Release Violator – Travis Co.; F*; No Bond; Theft Property >=$1500=$20 =$50
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
With a 3-2 vote, the Llano City Council approved the FY 2014-15 budget at the Sept. 15 regular called meeting. Aldermen John Ferguson and Gail Lang voted against the budget, after unsuccessfully moving that the Riley Mountain project be struck from the budget, the funds allocated to putting flash boards at Robinson Park, and eliminating the debt service for the project. Lang also expressed her desire to see the $5 utility surcharge removed from the budget. After the vote was taken Alderwoman ...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
 “Western Trappings on The Llano,” a juried art exhibition and sale, will be held October 18, 2014, through January 4, 2015 inside the Llano County Historical Museum at 310 Bessemer in Llano, Texas. The 78 day event will showcase the finest in original western art, custom trappings, and gear, created by internationally recognized western artists.   The purpose of the exhibition is to promote western culture, heritage and art.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 24, 2014
Lechwe, an antelope found in Botswana, Zambia, southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, northeastern Namibia, and eastern Angola; Alligator; Aoudad or as it is also called Barbary Sheep; Fallow, a deer native to Europe and Asia; along with white tail deer, black buck and quail were all on hand for guests to try at the fifth annual Llano Wild Game Dinner.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Updated September 15, 2014 1:05 PM
Council held the second of two public hearings regarding the proposed tax rate on Tuesday, September 2. Citizen Glenn Conner asked that the Council take a poll as to how they would likely vote on September 15, when the tax rate would be adopted. Aldermen Allan Hopson, Bryan Miiller and Todd Keller all stated that they wanted to see the effective tax rate of 39 cents, which would yield the same amount of revenue as the 41 cents tax rate from last year, due to an increase in property value.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 15, 2014
Commissioners approved the 2015 FY Budget on Monday, September 8, setting the tax rate at the effective rate of .31966/$100 valuation, with proposed revenues of $12,895, 123, and expenditures of $13,725,065. With an increase in property values and new construction, the county is projected to raise more total property taxes than last year’s budget by $96,049, or 1.05 percent more, and will raise $155,199.82 more due to new properties added to the tax roll. Judge Brascom thanked the elected of ...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Updated September 15, 2014 12:49 PM
KINGSLAND—Republican State Senator, Dan Patrick, August 26, delivered a passionate, conservative message to some 150 fellow-party members. He will have little trouble winning their support in his race for Lieutenant Governor. “We’ve got to get this right,” Patrick declared, because, “there’s not another Texas to move to. “I know Leticia Van de Putte {also a state senator and his Democratic opponent in November} would have no prayer of getting votes in this room, but I could get ...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Updated September 15, 2014 12:49 PM
Kathryn Louise Preston, 46, was arrested in the murder of Jose Hernandez on Aug. 26. According to a press release from John Neff, Llano County Chief Deputy, officers responded to a 911 call in the 200 block of McGee Trail in Kingsland on Aug. 26 at approximately 9:29am. Upon arrival, they discovered the body of Hernandez, 23, of Kingsland. Preston was arrested at the scene, however, was not formally charged until later.