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Posted March 13, 2014
A presentation by Texas Association of Counties representatives on Monday gave Llano County Commissioners a snapshot of what to expect as they move into the next few fiscal years and how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as it is widely known could affect the County.  Ernesto Martinez and Mark Zollitsch gave a presentation to the Court, outlining what counties could expect in the coming years.
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Thursday, February 13, 2014 • Posted February 13, 2014
My best friend, growing up, was Paula Ann. Yes, yes. Everyone in west Texas, and in east Texas for that matter, has a middle name. First and middle names are tied together like a team of mules and the middle name is always voiced one octave above the first one.
Thursday, October 31, 2013 • Posted November 1, 2013
Every time my former mother-in-law, Miss Scarlett, walked into her friend Miss Mary Virginia’s home, if she were out of eyesight of Mary Virginia, she would gingerly lift a lovely Baccarat figurine and look at a sticker placed beneath. If her name was on the sticker, she knew she was still in Mary Virginia’s good graces.
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Tuesday, December 24, 2013 • Posted December 28, 2013
During the overnight hours of December 19-20, several vehicles were burglarized in Meadowlakes. Residents from Limestone, Turkey Run, Granite Row and Marion have reported thefts. It appears most of the thefts involved unlocked cars. Cash, credit cards, and one firearm have been reported stolen.  It’s imperative that you remove all valuables from your vehicles and keep your vehicles and homes locked at night.
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Financial
Thursday, February 13, 2014 • Posted February 13, 2014
Valentine’s Day is almost here. This year, instead of sticking with flowers or chocolates for your valentine, why not give a gift with a future? Specifically, consider making a meaningful financial gift. However, a “meaningful” gift doesn’t gain its meaning from its size, but rather its impact. What types of financial gifts can have the greatest effect on the life of your loved one?
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Updated February 29, 2012 6:10 PM
There will be a public hearing concerning the replat to be known as A Replat of Legacy 9-A, The Peninsula, a Private Subdivision in Burnet County, Texas at the regular scheduled City of Horseshoe Bay city council meeting on Tuesday, March 20, 2011 at 3.00 p.m., followed by discussion and action on the same.
Thursday, January 30, 2014 • Posted February 2, 2014
(Data taken from New York University School of Law) The word means to eliminate, expel, get rid of, or eradicate. That is why the states of Colorado, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia and Texas are so eagerly embracing the process. These so-called “witch hunts” that officials promised to help root out all that voter fraud are finding little evidence of a wide spread problem.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 • Posted February 13, 2014
Born February 12, 1967, raised in San Antonio, Texas and moved to Florida; where she fell in love with the beach and the beautiful sea life. She moved back to Texas to be closer to her parents. For many years she supported the local motorcycle community. She worked at the local animal shelter where he love for animals grew even larger.
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Opinion
Thursday, January 17, 2013 • Posted January 18, 2013
      LCRA General Manager  Facing a record-breaking drought with no end in sight, the Lower Colorado River Authority has again asked the state to allow us to not release water from the Highland Lakes for most downstream farmers this year unless substantial rainfall replenishes the reservoirs. LCRA’s Board of Directors took that action Jan.
Thursday, January 17, 2013 • Posted January 18, 2013
Congratulations are in order for Luciana McKeown, owner of Saucy’s Catering & Cooking in Cottonwood Shores. On Friday, the 18th, she will be celebrating her sixth anniversary in the business, and she will also begin regular dinner service from 5 to 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. At the beginning of the year she initiated new lunch hours.
Thursday, October 24, 2013 • Posted November 1, 2013
Second Thursday of the Month The Highland Lakes Aggie Moms’ Club meets on the second Thursday of the month at the River City Grille in Marble Falls. Social time is at 5:30 p.m., and the meeting is from 6 until 7 p.m. An optional dinner is served at 7:00 p.m. Meetings are open to all Aggie moms and to all those interested in supporting our Highland Lakes students at Texas A&M.