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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015 • Photos
After much discussion, Council opted to reject the bid submitted by Chanas Aggregates for a five-year contract to dredge the Llano River at Badu Park. Chanas is currently completing work under a one-year contract for $48,000, that will be completed within the next couple of months. Crews attempted to open the flood gates on the dam at Badu Park on Tuesday, Jan.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
The Llano County Commissioners Court adopted a Resolution in support of Online Voter Registration at its January 26, 2015 meeting, and urged the Texas Legislature to enact authorization for Texans to exercise the option of registering to vote by electronic means. Llano County Elections Administrator, Cindy Ware, stipulated that the measure would need to conform to security requirements of the Texas Secretary of State and the Department of Public Safety.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015
Inclusion on this list is not intended to be, and should not be, construed as an assessment of guilt or innocence. January 19, 2015 Bon Scott Baker, 25, Kingsland, Tx.; MPR – Assault BI FV- Williamson County, MA; $5000 Bond; Released. John William Griffin, 52, Kingsland, Tx.; Driving W/Lic Inv W/Prev Conv/SuspW/O Fin;MB; $1250; Released. Jonathan Paul Johnson, 36, Kingsland, Tx.; Poss CS PG2 =$50 =$1500 2/More Prev Conv; FS; $4000 Bond; Released. Kelsie Marie Jones, 22, Burnet, Tx.; Driv ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015 • Photos
With temps hovering around freezing in Llano Friday and Saturday the outdoors was not inviting. Brief freezing rain and intermittent misty drizzle dampened the roads and parking lots, and the darkened skies threatened to darken spirits for the Llano County Junior Livestock Show. But the new John L. Kuykendall Events Center next to the rodeo arena proved to be equal to the task. The Events Center adds 25,000 square feet of exhibition hall contiguous to the rodeo arena building.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015 • Photos
No injuries were reported after a Cessna 195 plane flipped upside down shortly after takeoff on Tuesday, January 6 at the City of Llano Municipal Airport. Timothy Sager, 54, of Keller was piloting the aircraft. He is reportedly a pilot with American Airlines. Karen Sager, 53, also of Keller was a passenger in the airplane. According to the Texas Department of Safety, the engine malfunctioned and the plane crashed, flipping over, just after takeoff at approximately 3:35pm.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 • Posted January 9, 2015
Country Music Superstar Johnny Rodriguez with special guest Dottsy will headline the Llano Country Opry on Saturday, January 10, at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano. There will be two shows including an afternoon matinee at 2:30 pm and an evening performance at 7:30 pm. Admission is $20.00 per person and advance tickets are already on sale at the Llano Chamber of Commerce, Llano National Bank or Lively Computers and KNEL in Brady.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 • Posted December 24, 2014
This year Texas Boys State 2015 will be celebrating its 75th continuous year of operation and many new and exciting events are planned. At Texas Boys State, participants are exposed to the rights and privileges, the duties and responsibilities of a citizen. The training is objective and practical, with city, county and state governments operated by the elected students.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 • Posted December 24, 2014
After serving for five judges, 21 commissioners and 31 years serving the citizens of Llano County, County Clerk Bette Sue Hoy will retire on Dec. 31. Hoy has served as County Clerk for the majority of her time with the county, having been elected to the seat in 1991. Outgoing County Judge Wayne Brascom recognized Hoy for her many achievements while in office, including leading the change from handwritten records to technical automations.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Posted December 19, 2014
Inclusion on this list is not intended to be, and should not be, construed as an assessment of guilt or innocence. The Jail Activity Report for the 12-08-14 thru 12-15-14 came to The Llano News in the following format. Theodore Jacob Alexander, 37, Burnet, Tx.; Evading Arrest Det W/Veh; $10,000 Bond; Not in Custody. Dylon Douglas Anderson, 20, Kingsland, Tx.; Failed to Maintain Financial Responsibility; No Bond; Violate Promise to Appear; No Bond; Failed to Maintain Financial Responsibilit ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
Are you worried that your teen might be abusing substances such as alcohol, marijuana, or some other drug?  Do his eyes have a glassy, red appearance, or do his pupils look unusually large?  Does his breath or clothing have a strange odor? Have you noticed slurred speech? If so, he/she needs special help! LADI (Llano Alliance for Drug Intervention) may help you determine the cause of the above symptoms of drug abuse.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
With the holidays soon approaching, families will be traveling by car and airplane to visit with friends and relatives. This is a good time to stop and think about having your child in the proper car seat before you begin to plan your trip. Although parents always want to protect their children, studies show that nationally, 3 out of 4 car seats are not used correctly.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
At the regularly called meeting of the Llano City Council on Monday, Dec. 1, there was discussion regarding the current protocols and procedures currently in place, and whether or not changes needed to be made to that policy. The discussion was the result of a complaint at the last Council meeting by Llano resident Fraser Smith, whose trees had been ‘hacked’ by city crews a few weeks ago.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 • Posted December 5, 2014
The holiday season is right around the corner. As Americans prepare for festivities with family and friends, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Watch UR BAC program wants to remind all drivers that it’s dangerous to drive after drinking. You have to choose your role before drinking begins: will you drink or will you drive?
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted December 3, 2014
Council approved the issuance of a tax note to purchase the building at 213 W. Main Street for the new location for the police station. The tax note is for seven years issued through First State Bank, at a rate of 3.95%. The total value of the note is $240,000. The purchase price of the property was $225,000, however, City Manager Brenton Lewis told the Council that the additional funds will be used to update the building and to add an ADA compliant entryway and to bring one of the bathrooms ...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 13, 2014
Southwest public affairs officer/U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Now’s the time to check your health care coverage for 2015 or sign up for the first time. More than 7 million Americans, including 733,757 Texans, got coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace during the program’s first open enrollment period a year ago. This year’s marketplace open enrollment begins on Nov.