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LCRA directors vote to raise rates for firm water customers

LCRA directors vote to raise rates for firm water customers

The Lower Colorado River Authority board of directors Wednesday approved a one-year drought rate for  the utility’s firm water customers that will be approximately 16 percent higher than what they currently pay. The directors approved the rate increase, which will take effect Jan. 1, 2015 and raises the price that…

Fryin’ up funds for the theater

Fryin’ up funds for the theater

By Erin Green Highland Lakes Newspapers There’s nothing quite like a fish fry fundraiser. Especially when it’s raising funds to save an important part of Llano. Whether donating $5 here or $20 there, or writing a check, all methods were fine and all donations welcome at the inaugural Save the…

How sweet it is!

How sweet it is!

By Erin Green Highland Lakes Newspapers It’s time to get ready for a red, white and Blue Bell and Bluegrass weekend here in Llano. The Llano Main Street program’s fourth annual Blue Bell/Bluegrass Festival and Classic Car Show is set to start everyone’s summer off right over the Memorial Day…

Burglaries prompt town hall meeting

Burglaries prompt town hall meeting

Recent serial burglaries in LlanoCounty prompted law enforcement to host a crime prevention meeting Monday night informing residents on how to protect their assets and potentially assist with the investigation. Members of the Llano County Sheriff’s Office, including Sheriff Bill Blackburn, Investigator Glenn Williams and Investigator Bucky Boswell, assured residents…

Meter boxes receiving facelift

Meter boxes receiving facelift

  By Erin Green Changes are coming soon to a meter box near you. In a unanimous vote in a special called meeting Monday morning, the Llano City Council approved a change to the city’s meter contracts to install new meter boxes. The motion, made by Alderman Bryan Miiller, will…