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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Updated September 15, 2014 1:47 PM • Photos
The STAR Republican Women will kick off the Fall season with a meeting on September 16, 2014. We will be observing the 9-11 date and featuring our guest speaker, Andi Ball, one of our members and past Vice President. Andi was Chief of Staff to First Lady Laura Bush and was with her during the World Trade Center attack of the Twin Towers.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 15, 2014
For the last 14 years, Christ-Yoder Animal Shelter in Buchanan Dam has served Llano and Burnet Counties with the help of generous donations. Unfortunately, donations and memberships have slowed, and the center is now faced with the possibility of having to close its doors in the near future. Christ-Yoder is an open admission facility, which means that they take in all animals, regardless of condition, resulting in almost 40,000 animals passing through its kennels since it opened its doors in ...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Updated September 15, 2014 12:53 PM
Hill Country Memorial, orthopedic surgeons and rehab specialists are teaming up to offer free orthopedic and physical therapy evaluations to middle and high school athletes on Saturdays beginning September 6 and continuing through November 8. Sports Injury Clinics are held each Saturday in Fredericksburg at Hill Country Memorial, 1020 S. State Hwy.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Updated September 15, 2014 12:53 PM
AUSTIN – MicroAssist, a technology service provider specializing in facilitating the delivery of State and Local services to the public, has created a mobile app for the Texas Department of Public Safety that provides up-to-date details on most wanted fugitives and sex offenders and information related to human trafficking. Another real-time feature allows app users to submit suspicious activity through iWatch Texas for further analysis and processing.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted September 15, 2014
As part of its “Be Well with Diabetes” program, the Hill Country Memorial Wellness Center will host two seminars on managing the nutritional and health needs of those with diabetes on Sept. 9 and Sept. 11. On Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. certified diabetes educator Kim Thornton, RD, LD, will lead “Nutrition Management of Diabetes.” The seminar will cover the skills to help control blood sugars through dietary modification.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Updated September 15, 2014 11:08 AM
Llano Tea Party will hold the September meeting at China Wok, located in the Rail Yard in Llano. LTP is celebrating its fourth birthday and also electing officers for the coming year at the September 4th meeting. Social time begins at 6:00 p.m., with a buffet meal being served at 6:30 p.m. To make reservations, please contact Patricia Dawson at 325 247-4567 by September 2nd when a commitment must be provided the caterer.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Updated September 15, 2014 11:07 AM
The Lake Buchanan/Inks Lake Chamber of Commerce is proud to team up with the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce to support the Central Texas Water Coalition’s Boat Raffle to Save our Lakes!  The Grand Prize is a 2014 Bayliner Element with a Retail Value $18,221.  The complete boat package includes a 60Hp Mercury 4-Stroke Outboard, Sport Package (Arch, Wakeboard rack, Cooler, & Bow Filler cushion), Bimini Top, Mooring Cover, Digital Depth Finder, Waterproof Stereo, and a Galvanized Single ...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Updated September 15, 2014 11:07 AM
Senator Dan Patrick, Republican candidate for Lt. Governor of Texas, will speak at a dinner meeting on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at the Kingsland Community Center. The event has been organized though the enthusiastic collaboration of the Llano Tea Party, Llano County Republican Party, Llano County Republican Club, Highland Lakes Republican Women, and STAR Republican Women.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted September 5, 2014
Shoppers can save a little cash this weekend. Retailers are not required to collect state and local sales tax on footwear and clothing priced under $100 from August 8 through August 10, as well as school supplies and some backpacks. The Texas Legislature created the annual sales tax holiday in 1999, and expanded it in 2007 to include school supplies and certain backpacks.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
The Highland Lakes Democratic Women (HLDW) welcomed Linda Young to their luncheon on July 24. Ms. Young’s organization, the National Women’s Political Caucus, is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to increasing women’s participation in the political field and public life, as well as creating equality, regardless of gender. She spoke of her political history, the formation of her organization, the need to bring good reason and good facts into public discussion, and reminded ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
It’s almost the end of summer. Labor Day is regarded as the unofficial end of summer, and many people make it a big party weekend. Unfortunately, it is also a deadly holiday when it comes to impaired driving. It’s time to get serious about enforcement of impaired driving. This year’s Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over impaired-driving enforcement crackdown will be conducted from August 15 through Labor Day, September 1.
Posted August 1, 2014
On Friday, the Lower Colorado River Authority will begin extensive boat and land patrols along the Highland Lakes to crack down on people who take water from the lakes without a valid contract. In an interview Tuesday, John Hofmann, Executive Vice President of Water at LCRA, said there will be no adverse repercussions for people who voluntarily contact the LCRA and sign a contract to pay for the water they use in the future, even if they have been previously pumping water from the lakes without ...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
(SAN ANGELO) -- The Sheep and Goat Predator Management Board will mail ballots this week to elect three producers to represent sheep and goat raisers in its 111-county area. In addition there will be a vote to set the refundable assessment to $1.00 per head. Ballots must be returned to the Board office by the midnight July 31 deadline.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
Music, games and entertainment will be combined with two days of live pari-mutuel horse racing for the Night In Old Fredericksburg weekend on Saturday and Sunday, July 19-20, at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds in Fredericksburg. Sponsored by the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association, the Night In Old Fredericksburg Race Meet will take place on Saturday and Sunday, July 19-20, while the Night In Old Fredericksburg celebration will be held on Saturday, July 19, at the Gillespie Count ...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
On July 10, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) received confirmation of 2 new cases of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in horses in Bastrop and Travis counties in Central Texas. One premise is located 2 miles east of Webberville, TX in Travis County; the other premise is located 4 miles east of Webberville in Bastrop County.