Tommy McCullough and his wife, Sandy, of Elgin, Texas, enjoy eating and helping good causes. It’s no surprise, then, really, that they made it a point to stop in at the 5th Annual Wild Game Dinner in Llano on Saturday, Sep. 13. “We’ve been to this one about four times now,” McCullough said as Sandy arrived with a heaping plate of food.
High land Lakes Newspapers Llano City Council passed the city’s 2014- 15 budget with a 3-2 vote during its regular meeting Monday. The council was split, however, as to whether or not the majority rule applied to merely their attendance at the meeting or the individual vote itself.
A group of concerned Llano residents gathered for an informal discussion Friday at Fuel Coffeehouse on the water issues Llano is facing.
By Erin Green.
Llano’s water issues are not so much about the water, but about management and decision-making regarding the Llano River. Or, as Llano resident Lynda Gammage said, “Let’s think it through and have a coherent plan.”
The eagle pair get comfortable in their Llano nest in January, 2014. The photographer, Jess Thompson, has been observing the eagle pair for more than 10 years.
By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula.
The well-known eagle pair who had a nest along Texas 29 near the Llano River will be building a new home this fall after their nest collapsed about a month ago because of a combination of a rotted tree trunk, a heavy nest and a windy day, a Texas Parks & Wildlife Department official said Friday, Sept. 5. People have traveled from all over the country to see the eagle’s nest.
The Llano County Commissioners Court gave final, unanimous approval to the county’s 2014-15 fiscal year budget — which predicts more revenue than expected — during its regular meeting Monday. County Auditor Cindy Lent said the increase in revenue — about $96,000 — does not come from a tax increase.
The United States border with Mexico is not secure, according to activist Bill Hussey, who saw it for himself on a July trip to the Rio Grande Valley. He’s now putting his efforts into finding a solution to the border crisis and the flow of people who may not all be coming simply to find a better life. Hussey spoke about the situation to the Llano Tea Party’s regular monthly meeting held Thursday, Sept. 4.
High school life means getting involved in activities and for Logan Simpson, that means two things — theater and band. But if a conflict should arise, there is no doubt in the Llano High School senior’s mind which activity would win out.
Two fires kept Llano firemen busy late Friday afternoon and evening. Firefighters were called to a structure fire 5 p.m., Friday on 1601 Wright and later saw smoke rising from a city yard at Wright and West Haynie streets. The owner of the home on Wright was not in at the time and three dogs died of smoke inhalation, according to Llano Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief Tim Harden.