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Sat
22
Nov

One dead in rollover on TX 29

By Alexandria Randolph

One person is dead in a rollover accident that occurred just east of Llano on TX 29 Friday night.
First responders arrived on scene near Midway Guns at about 8:45 p.m. to find two victims; the driver was reportedly injured, and the passenger was ejected from the vehicle and deceased, said Llano County Sheriff Bill Blackburn.

A second rollover wreck reportedly followed the first that evening at about 9 p.m. on TX 29 near the intersection of RR 1431. At least one individual was injured and entrapped, reports said.

For more on the story, see Wednesday's Llano County Journal and this site for updates.

Tue
18
Nov

LanTex Theater gets digital projection

by Erin Green
 
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.

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Tue
18
Nov

Students named coloring contest winners for ‘Starry, Starry Nights’

by Erin Green
 
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.

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Tue
18
Nov

Festive Atmosphere

Tue
18
Nov

City to move police headquarters

by Erin Green
 
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.

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Tue
11
Nov

Veterans Day reflections...

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.

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Tue
11
Nov

‘Kirking of the Tartan’ ceremony held in Llano

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.

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Tue
11
Nov

Burn ban off in Llano County

by Erin Green
 
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.

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Wed
05
Nov

Deer Capital of Texas welcomes hunters

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.
 
Wed
05
Nov

Frightful, Delightful Halloween Fun

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