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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
On April 22, we celebrate Earth Day — a day devoted to education and action on environmental issues. As a citizen of the world, you may have a keen interest in protecting your physical surroundings. And as someone trying to reach long-term financial goals, such as a comfortable retirement, you’re probably also interested in improving your investment environment.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
Johnson City, Texas – Fifty years ago, America reached a turning point in its long struggle to provide freedom and equality to all of its citizens. President Lyndon B. Johnson, with the help of a burgeoning civil rights movement, steered through Congress the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In recognition of this historic event, Lyndon B.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • Updated April 4, 2014 12:41 PM
ROUND ROCK and MARBLE FALLS, Texas (Monday, March 31, 2014) - Rob Watson, MD, currently chief medical officer for Scott &White Healthcare - Round Rock Region, has been named interim chief executive officer effective April 30. Additionally, Bramer Owens, currently associate vice president of clinic operations and chief operating officer for the Hill Country, has been named the interim CEO for Scott & White Healthcare - Hill County Region effective April 30. Watson and Owens will be taking over ...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted April 4, 2014
The Lower Colorado River Authority Board of Directors Wednesday unanimously approved spending $17 million on the next phase of a new water reservoir near the Texas coast. “The new reservoir is vitally important to the region, and this funding keeps the project moving forward,” LCRA General Manager Phil Wilson said. “LCRA serves one of the fastest-growing areas in the country, but the area also is prone to severe droughts.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • Posted April 4, 2014
The Odeon Theater kicked off their 2014 concert season with a sold out performance by country music star Kix Brooks. The concert, sponsored by Don Hewlett Chevrolet, was a fundraising event to help the Odeon Preservation Association (OPA) raise money for renovations at the old historic movie theater. Brooks has a connection with and loves Mason.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 28, 2014
It’s not too late to sign up to attend or sponsor the Sunrise Beach Volunteer Fire Department’s fourth annual golf tournament, April 13. This year’s event is at the Lighthouse Country Club in Kingsland. Entry fee of $75 per player includes a round of golf and a meal following the tournament.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 28, 2014
Cherokee Home for Children, located between San Saba and Llano broke ground for a new $1M plus children’s cottage as part of their “Stability First” program. Turning the first shovels of dirt on site are 37 year employee, Nettie Jean Randolph; Board President Bill Belich of Brownwood; two of the children from Cherokee Home, and Executive Director, Delton McGuire. Cherokee Home for Children has been caring for Central Texas children in need since 1958, and is currently home to 28 children ...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 28, 2014
The Lower Colorado River Authority will host public meetings in Marble Falls and Bee Cave to discuss proposed new raw water rates being considered by the LCRA Board of Directors. The meetings will be: Monday, March 31, at Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista, Marble Falls; and Thursday, April 3, at Bee Cave City Hall, 4000 Galleria Parkway, Bee Cave. Doors will open at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • Posted March 21, 2014
The Second Annual Darrell McCall and Friends Golf Tournament will be held at the Brady Municipal Golf Course on Friday, March 28. The tournament begins at 9:00 AM at 200 Brady Country Club Road. The event benefits the Heart of Texas Country Music Museum. The golf tournament will consist of a three man team, plus one Traditional Country Music celebrity per team.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • Posted March 21, 2014
We felt reassured by the fall rains, but most storms missed lakes Travis and Buchanan. Now the empty clouds of drought hover and the water supply clock ticks on. Drought again is a regular headline story: reservoirs are 38% full, driest January on record, hill country creek and river flows dwindle, most downstream farmers will not receive water for an unprecedented third year in a row, once–a-week lawn watering mandated for customers relying on LCRA supplies, increasing water rates with less ...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 28, 2014 • Photos
Fredericksburg, TX February 25, 2014: The Hill Country Land Trust (HCLT), a non-profit land conservation group headquartered in Fredericksburg, Texas, recently welcomed several new board and committee members. Steve Nelle joined the Board in late 2013, and is a range and wildlife management specialist recently retired from the Natural Resources Conservation Service after a 35 year distinguished service record.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 28, 2014
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Kathleen Thea Jackson of Beaumont to the Texas Water Development Board for a term effective March 18, 2014 and to expire Feb. 1, 2015. The board provides leadership, planning, financial and technical assistance for the responsible development of water for the State of Texas. Jackson is a registered professional engineer and former public affairs manager for Exxon Mobil Corp.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 • Posted February 14, 2014
The Sunrise Beach Volunteer Fire Department is seeking sponsors and golfers for its fourth annual golf tournament, April 13. This year’s event is at the Lighthouse Country Club in Kingsland. Entry fee of $75 per player includes a round of golf and a meal following the tournament. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three teams and men’s and women’s longest drive and closest to the pin. Sponsorships range from $100 to $1000.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 • Posted January 16, 2014
Beginning this Saturday, Jan. 11, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) will expand its hours of operation to better accommodate researchers. The agency’s three public service areas – the Texas State Archives, Texas Family Heritage Research Center, and the Reference and Information Center – will be open from 9 a.m.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 • Posted January 16, 2014
A new state law requires farmers and ranchers to show their state comptroller-issued Texas Agricultural or Timber Exemption Registration number before obtaining farm license plates and/or temporary excess weight permits at the Llano County Tax Office. “This law will help ensure no one can infringe on the privileges extended to our qualified farmers and ranchers who deserve them,” said Dexter Sagebiel, the Llano County Tax Assessor-Collector.