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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Updated August 28, 2014 3:23 PM
Statistics indicate that foodborne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States. Each year, 1 in 4 Americans will become sick, 1 in 1,000 will become hospitalized, and 5,000 will die due to a foodborne illness. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Llano County, is offering a food manager certification training course.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
On Tuesday, August 19 Jacob Perry, Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection division spoke at the Llano Chamber of Commerce about the many different types of scams that are out there. He stressed that no one should ever, at any time, give out their Medicare or Medicaid numbers to someone that has called asking for them, and never give out your social security or driver’s license number to someone that has initiated the call.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
Commissioners approved the setting of a bronze plaque on the courthouse yard near the pavilion in memory and honor of the late Sarah Oatman Franklin. Franklin, an advocate for Llano and Llano County was known for her passion of history, in particular the area’s, and her efforts to promote the community.
Updated August 28, 2014 11:08 AM
11:15 AM -0- Due to the continued low flows on the Llano River and forecasted hot and dry conditions, the City of Llano has ordered Stage 3 Water Restrictions be implemented.   The goal of Stage 3 is to limit the daily pumpage at the water treatment plant to 880,000 gallons per day.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
Inclusion on this list is not intended to be, and should not be, construed as an assessment of guilt or innocence. August 18, 2014 Ashley Nicole Najar, 28, Llano, Tx.; Administrative Release Violator; F*; No Bond; Not Released. August 19, 2014 Daniel Thomas Barner, 26, Buchanan Dam, Tx.; Commitment Order Modification; F*; No Bond; Not Released. Clifford Ray Gilliam, 56, Kingsland, Tx.; Theft Prop >=$50=$50=1G 1G
Updated August 13, 2014 4:06 PM
A Round Rock man was killed in a rollover accident on Aug. 12, on Hwy 16, approximately 8 miles north of Llano, according to a representative of the Texas Department of Safety. Hunter Ross Williams, 27, was heading northbound on Hwy 16 when he left the roadway on a curve, over corrected, and rolled the 2008 Ford F250 multiple times. Williams was pronounced dead on the scene.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
Do you remember the school bully who went around teasing and threatening you or your classmates? Remember how you felt? Remember how you wished he would just go away? Ever wondered what happened to someone who was teased or bullied or what became of the bully himself? According to Jennifer Page, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent in Llano County, teasing and bullying is an ongoing problem for many of our children.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
Prior to the Llano City Council Budget Workshop on Monday, July 28, the Council approved a resolution authorizing a loan for $40,000 from First State Bank to the Llano Economic Development Corporation for the purchase of a digital theater projector for the LanTex. Council then heard an overview of the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget from Lynda Kuder,, City Finance Director.
Updated August 1, 2014 3:31 PM
Llano County Commissioners passed a resolution concerning illegal alien minors in Llano County. Essentially, the resolution is a statement from the Court that Llano County is not prepared to take on the burden of housing illegal immigrant children. The resolution is in response to the current border crisis where thousands of children and single mothers are entering Texas by way of the southern borders. Llano County citizen and grassroots activist Bill Hussey recently traveled with other grassr ...
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 ...