A new era has dawned at a Llano landmark. Installation of the new Barco digital projector at the LanTex Theater started Tuesday, Nov. 11, and is nearing completion, according to Terry “Tex” Toler, manager of Llano Main Street.
Young Efrain Aviles III likes three things. Baseball is one. Football is another, said his father, Efrain Aviles Jr. The third? Drawing, which is what brought Aviles Jr., his wife, Marina, and their children, Efrain III, Andrea and Javier, to the Llano Fine Arts Guild for a reception Nov. 11.
Plans are coming together to move the Llano Police Department’s headquarters onto Main Street, thanks to a vote by the Llano City Council when it met Monday, Nov. 17. The council voted unanimously to approve the adoption of an ordinance authorizing the city to issue a tax note in the amount of $240,000.
Smiling, tall, young and handsome...the face in the photograph is one 90-yearold John Jackson knows well. The photo depicts, of course, a much-younger version of himself – taken when we was merely 19 and just through basic training, wearing a United States Air Force military uniform, though he transferred to the U.S. Army shortly after.
Bearing names like MacKenzie, Fraser, MacLaren, Kennedy, Duncan, Robertson, Lindsay, Elliott and many, many others, the tartans on display were not merely pieces of colorful cloth. No, these were family, or clan, tartans, and they — along with many others — were on display at the First Presbyterian Church of Llano’s second Annual Kirking of the Tartan ceremony.
Recent rainfall amounts in Llano County — and the promise of more rain in the forecast — prompted the Llano County Commissioners Court to unanimously repeal the countywide burn ban on Monday, Nov. 10. The order prohibiting all open-air outdoor burning, including campfires, was inititally put into place just a week before on Monday, Oct. 27.
The city that bills itself as the “Deer Capital of Texas” lived up to its reputation Friday, Oct. 31 – on the eve before the opening of Texas’ general hunting season. Hunters from all over gathered to receive an abundance of information on the hunting season, plus goodies and a whole lot more at the city’s chamber grounds.
Voters have had their say at the polls during Tuesday’s General Election, Nov. 4, and the results are in -- including the seating of a new Texas Governor – Greg Abbott. A number of other statewide races, including that for lieutenant governor, attorney general, comptroller and representatives and senators at the state and federal levels were all on the ballot Tuesday, but a number of uncontested local races were featured, as well.