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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
The Llano Tea Party encourages all registered voters to exercise your privilege to vote in the Texas Run-off Elections on May 27th which includes candidates for US Senate, statewide, district and local races. Candidates from both Democrat and Republican parties have been invited to participate in a May 1st forum hosted by the Llano Tea Party.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
Llano County was out technically not under a burn ban for about 10 hours this week, when the former burn ban expired at midnight on April 13. Commissioners, still expressing concern over dire conditions and no rain, reinstated the ban at the Monday, April 14 regular meeting. Commissioners opted to remove the agenda item for reconsidering prior denials to pay an invoice submitted by Cher-Tex Communications in 2011.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014
Casey Callahan presented the Council with an overview of the proposed bond that will be on the May 10 ballot. Callahan explained that the bond will not raise taxes, relying instead on a premium bond market, the paying down of debt, and a sound financial position. Glenn Conner addressed the council regarding the selection of an engineering firm to conduct work on the city’s waste water lagoons in order to obtain the TCEQ operations permit.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • Updated April 4, 2014 12:43 PM
LCRA officials held a public forum on Monday, March 31, to introduce the new proposed water rates and to answer questions and hear comments about them at the Lakeside Pavilion in Marble Falls. Karen Bondy, Senior Vice President of Water Resources, walked the crowd through a slide show presentation, beginning with where the Highland Lakes stand now in the drought, and ending with the newly proposed water rates for both firm and interruptible water customers for LCRA. No significant rainfall fo ...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • Updated April 4, 2014 12:42 PM
On March 11, Scottie Scoggins, former Llano County employee, filed a petition in the 33rd Judicial Court against Llano County, seeking the reimbursement of attorney’s fees and costs associated with the civil and criminal lawsuits brought against him after the death of Llano County inmate Shawn Appell. Defense attorney Nina Willis asked the Commissioners Court to reimburse her for the fees, saying that the work she performed on behalf of Scoggins served for the good of the public, because her ...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • Updated April 4, 2014 12:42 PM
Press Release: On April 1, 2014, at approximately 11:56 a.m., Officers with the Llano Police Department and Llano County EMS were dispatched to the 1400 block of East Luce Street in the City of Llano, in reference to a gunshot victim. The victim, an 18 year old female, was transported to UMC Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, TX, via Air Evac.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • Updated April 4, 2014 12:41 PM
World Tai Chi & Qigong Day is celebrated on the last Saturday of April at 10 am local time, worldwide spanning over 80 countries where people come together ... to breathe together and provide a healing vision for our world. Local observance of WTCQD will take place at the Highland Lakes United Methodist Church, Buchanan Dam near the corner of FM 1431 and Hwy.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted April 4, 2014
MASON, Texas — Capital Farm Credit stockholders will soon receive an all-time record $65 million cash patronage payment this spring. The customer-owned lending cooperative continued its track record of strong earnings in 2013, enabling it to maintain its long tradition of returning profits to stockholders through its patronage program. Since 2006, Capital Farm Credit has returned over $385 million to its stockholders — equating to an effective annual rate reduction of 1.10 percent on an a ...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted April 4, 2014
Carey Bovey, Attorney for the City of Llano, submitted this response regarding the appeal filed by Marc Sewell, which was detailed in the March 19 edition, in the article “Court Petition Has city Doling Out Big Bucks in Legal Fees”. Marc Sewell filed a Petition for Judicial Review in the 33rd/424th Judicial District Court of Llano County, Texas, on June 25, 2013, asking the District Court to rescind amendments to the City of Llano’s zoning regulations that were enacted by Ordinance No.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted April 4, 2014
Horseshoe Bay police arrested 56-year-old Cheryl “Cherie” Lynn Townsend on Wednesday, March 12, after it was reported that she had allegedly struck a pedestrian on Horseshoe Bay Boulevard. A call about a dangerous driver came into the Horseshoe Bay Police Department at approximately 10:33 am that morning. The caller told officials that he was following a blue Mercedes SUV, which had swerved in its lane on HSB Boulevard, struck a fixed object and then strike a pedestrian, a female who was ...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Updated April 4, 2014 10:35 AM
County Attorney-Elect Rebecca Lange was sworn into office on Monday, March 24 by Llano County Judge Wayne Brascom. Lange, who recently won the Republican primary on March 4, will not take office as Llano County Attorney until January 1, 2015. However, because there are no opponents for the May election, Lange will be the next County Attorney, and as such, was appointed to assume the office early by the County Commissioners.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 28, 2014
Mark your calendars now to join us for food and fun at the Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School Series, which will be presented by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. This event began in January in Llano. The series then traveled to Marble Falls in February.  Now it will be held in Lampasas on March 27, 6-8 PM at St.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 28, 2014
Disasters – such as fire, flood and tornado – are devastating to communities and demand the full attention of all first responders – law enforcement, medical and firefighters. The American Red Cross - Disaster Action Teams are committed to respond to provide support and aid citizens affected in the event of a disaster.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 26, 2014
Six million Texans are uninsured, and most of them are eligible for health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The last day to enroll through the Marketplace is March 31, and it’s coming up fast. After that date, you—and all Americans—are required to have health insurance one way or another—through an employer, Medicare or Marketplace to name a few—or else you may have to pay a fine. More than 200,000 Texans have already enrolled, and many have discovered lower monthl ...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • Posted March 21, 2014
Inclusion on this list is not intended to be, and should not be, construed as an assessment of guilt or innocence. March 10, 2014 Breece Jeffrey Urbanek, 27, Kingsland, Tx.; Criminal Nonsupport, FS; $3000 Bond; Not Released. Jennifer Marie Levlon; 31, Burnet, Tx.; FTA Fail to ID fugitive Give False Fictitious; MA; $27.00 Bond; Not Released. March 12, 2014 Bonnie Imken Barnett, 50, Llano, Tx.; Driving W/ Lic Inv W/Prev Conv/Susp/ W/O/ Fin; F3; $500 Bond; Released. James Deloy Myers, 66 ...