Horseshoe Bay Beacon
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February 23, 2012 Issue
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Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
Construction and interior work at Horseshoe Bay Center are proceeding as planned, meaning that Jamail’s grocery store in Horseshoe Bay is on schedule to open this spring. Applications for personnel who want to give exceptional customer service at the market are available on-line, with personal interviews scheduled for March. “I believe we’ll open in April,” says Jim Jamail, but that’s as definite as the store’s operating partner will get, citing a variety of operational details tha ...
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
Construction and interior work at Horseshoe Bay Center are proceeding as planned, meaning that Jamail’s grocery store in Horseshoe Bay is on schedule to open this spring. Applications for personnel who want to give exceptional customer service at the market are available on-line, with personal interviews scheduled for March. “I believe we’ll open in April,” says Jim Jamail, but that’s as definite as the store’s operating partner will get, citing a v ...
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
Following a morning Street Improvement workshop during which contractor Allen Keller updated the Council on the status of the project, the Horseshoe Bay City Council met for its monthly meeting. Council heard from Nelda Hope, Chairman of the Llano County Library Board, who informed them of a $20,000 shortfall in funding due to state and county cutbacks.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
Following a morning Street Improvement workshop during which contractor Allen Keller updated the Council on the status of the project, the Horseshoe Bay City Council met for its monthly meeting. Council heard from Nelda Hope, Chairman of the Llano County Library Board, who informed them of a $20,000 shortfall in funding due to state and county cutbacks.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
Known as a big man who was well-respected and very soft-spoken, Blanco County Sheriff Bill Elsbury, 60, passed away at his home in Johnson City on Monday morning, February 20, after a fall. He was transported to Hill Country Memorial Hospital in Fredericksburg where he was pronounced dead, according to published reports. Chief Deputy Robert Morgan, who is now serving as the acting sheriff, has said Elsbury died suddenly of natural causes.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
Known as a big man who was well-respected and very soft-spoken, Blanco County Sheriff Bill Elsbury, 60, passed away at his home in Johnson City on Monday morning, February 20, after a fall. He was transported to Hill Country Memorial Hospital in Fredericksburg where he was pronounced dead, according to published reports. Chief Deputy Robert Morgan, who is now serving as the acting sheriff, has said Elsbury died suddenly of natural causes.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
To those citizens wondering when EARLY VOTING will take place, Ernie Kuhn, HSB Election Judge, advises eligible voters to be patient and wait until the courts settle upon dates for the primary election and other important issues. Kuhn asks that all voters retain their expired voter registration cards until the Llano County voting authorities have time to issue new 2012 cards and that will depend upon when the dates of elections are finally selected.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
Dr. David Cook will speak at The Church At Horseshoe Bay’s Men of Faith Spring fellowship breakfast on Tuesday, March 13. The fellowship begins at 8 AM in the fellowship hall at the Church and tickets are $10.00. David Cook is one of the top Peak Performance coaches and seminar leaders in the United States, having served as “Mental Training Coach” for the San Antonio Spurs during the years in which they won two World Championships.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
Dr. David Cook will speak at The Church At Horseshoe Bay’s Men of Faith Spring fellowship breakfast on Tuesday, March 13. The fellowship begins at 8 AM in the fellowship hall at the Church and tickets are $10.00. David Cook is one of the top Peak Performance coaches and seminar leaders in the United States, having served as “Mental Training Coach” for the San Antonio Spurs during the years in which they won two World Championships.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
Good Morning Horseshoe Bay! It is a beautiful winter morning. Yes, even though the trees are budding, the grass is greening and the temp may reach 80, it is still the dead of winter. We are truly blessed in the Bay. Yesterday was a long day. Church Trustee meeting at nine, streets workshop at 10:30 and our monthly Council meeting at three.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
The Horseshoe Bay POA Board of Directors met February 15, 2012 for their monthly meeting. The following items were reviewed and discussed. We invite you to attend the Annual Property Owner’s Association Meeting at Quail Point, Saturday, March 24 at 10am. POA Directors will present a review of 2011 business activity, financial status of the POA, and nomination and election of new Directors. Director Wes Garnett, POA’s representative to the City Park Development Board ...
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
Heavy equipment adorns the parking area around St. Paul the Apostle Catholic church. After a successful Capital Campaign, the church is in the midst of revamping the road system to accommodate their parish expansion project. Highlighting the project is a Family Life Center which will be blessed with a beautiful view of Lake LBJ.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
The annual Horseshoe Bay Resort Tennis Banquet was held on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at the Yacht Club. The 70 attendees were greeted with complimentary glasses of champagne, with servers liberally refilling the flutes throughout the social hour while tennis players and their spouses socialized while being serenaded by melodic strains of music played by Neill and Beverly Walsdorf. The always witty Gil Blount emceed the evening once again by popular demand.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
The Hill Country Men’s Golf Association Board met on January 31st to organize for the 2012 season. Warren Newman was elected President and other officers are Gerald Barton, Vice-President and Jim Granger, Secretary. Treasurer duties will be shared by Dan Holitzke and Warren Newman. Other board members are Dale Amstutz, Glenn Lee and Bob Stratton. The HCMGA provides men living in central Texas the opportunity to play quality courses in our area.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
On Friday, March 30, 2012, local residents will dust off their old prom dresses and tuxedos in support of area children in need at this year’s Second Chance Prom benefiting Phoenix Center at Quail Point in Horseshoe Bay, Texas. This high-energy evening of live music and entertainment supports the free of cost services provided to Central Texas youth by Phoenix Center, a 501(c)(3) organization based in Marble Falls. The Phoenix Center Second Chance Prom will feature award-winning ...
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012 • Photos
Chuck Lathrop of Horseshoe Bay made his 7th hole-in-one on February 20 at the Apple Rock Golf Course. He aced the 178-yard par 3 third hole using a 5-wood. Witnesses are L-R: Larry Manning, John Bailey, (Lathrop), Tom Hilton and Don Hoff.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012 • Photos
Judy Ridley (HSB) front center l-r : Lacey Smith (HSB) Francie Dix (HSB) Mark Fernandes (Granite Shoals) Sally Stemac (Burnet) and David Sweigart (Marble Falls) all enjoy the stage.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012 • Photos
Dorothy Gaisbauer was the lucky winner of the “Hearts in Bloom” raffle quilt at the Marble Falls Quilt Club’s Quilt Show. The February 17-18th show was a huge success according to event coordinators. Viewer choice awards went to: First Place: Zell Cook, for her quilt titled “Stars for a New Day” Second Place: Linda Rogers, “Watercolor Irish Chain” Third Place: Lee Alvey, “Nuance” Honorable Mention: Lavada Helton, “Here Kitty, Kitty” Honorable Mention: Gail Hurn, ...
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012 • Photos
Father Ruben Patino (R) escorts the Nestra family out after the Ash Wednesday Mass at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. Keith and Angie and their two children Averie and Brooke live in HSB.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012 • Photos
G. Donald Gale once said “A pessimist, they say, sees a glass of water as being half empty; an optimist see the same glass as half full. But a giving person sees a glass of water and starts looking for someone who might be thirsty.” With their glasses half full, Kay Stratton and Betty Cruikshank are calling for volunteers to serve as bartenders or transportation helpers at the Seton Gala on May 6.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012 • Photos
David and Lisa Culp held their 4th annual Superbowl Party on Sunday, February 5. The largest attenedence ever for the Culp party witnessed the Giants defeat the Packers 21-17. Enoying the game and commericals were: (L to R) 1st Row: Randy Tucker, Sandra Williams, Christine Wood, Peggy Jordan, Sandie Capps, Marjorie Lawrence, Ann Monk, Francesca Nichols, Dolly Parton, Aleta Lawyer, Lisa and David Culp (Hosts); 2nd Row: Billy Williams, Arly Nelson, Evan and Virginia Roberts, Steve and Karen Steve ...
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012 • Photos
At the 2012 HSB Resort Tennis Banquet, Jim Hawkins (left) led a tribute to Michelle Stallard (center) for her service to the local tennis community as not only Director of Tennis at HSB Resort, but also as President of the Marble Falls Community Tennis Association and coach of the Faith Academy Tennis Team.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
The Hill Country Men’s Golf Association Board met on January 31st to organize for the 2012 season. Warren Newman was elected President and other officers are Gerald Barton, Vice-President and Jim Granger, Secretary. Treasurer duties will be shared by Dan Holitzke and Warren Newman. Other board members are Dale Amstutz, Glenn Lee and Bob Stratton. The HCMGA provides men living in central Texas the opportunity to play quality courses in our area.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
On Friday, March 30, 2012, local residents will dust off their old prom dresses and tuxedos in support of area children in need at this year’s Second Chance Prom benefiting Phoenix Center at Quail Point in Horseshoe Bay, Texas. This high-energy evening of live music and entertainment supports the free of cost services provided to Central Texas youth by Phoenix Center, a 501(c)(3) organization based in Marble Falls. The Phoenix Center Second Chance Prom will feature award-winning performers R ...
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
Heavy equipment adorns the parking area around St. Paul the Apostle Catholic church. After a successful Capital Campaign, the church is in the midst of revamping the road system to accommodate their parish expansion project. Highlighting the project is a Family Life Center which will be blessed with a beautiful view of Lake LBJ.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
The annual Horseshoe Bay Resort Tennis Banquet was held on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at the Yacht Club. The 70 attendees were greeted with complimentary glasses of champagne, with servers liberally refilling the flutes throughout the social hour while tennis players and their spouses socialized while being serenaded by melodic strains of music played by Neill and Beverly Walsdorf. The always witty Gil Blount emceed the evening once again by popular demand.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
The Horseshoe Bay POA Board of Directors met February 15, 2012 for their monthly meeting. The following items were reviewed and discussed. We invite you to attend the Annual Property Owner’s Association Meeting at Quail Point, Saturday, March 24 at 10am. POA Directors will present a review of 2011 business activity, financial status of the POA, and nomination and election of new Directors. Director Wes Garnett, POA’s representative to the City Park Development Board, reported on their las ...
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
Good Morning Horseshoe Bay! It is a beautiful winter morning. Yes, even though the trees are budding, the grass is greening and the temp may reach 80, it is still the dead of winter. We are truly blessed in the Bay. Yesterday was a long day. Church Trustee meeting at nine, streets workshop at 10:30 and our monthly Council meeting at three.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
To those citizens wondering when EARLY VOTING will take place, Ernie Kuhn, HSB Election Judge, advises eligible voters to be patient and wait until the courts settle upon dates for the primary election and other important issues. Kuhn asks that all voters retain their expired voter registration cards until the Llano County voting authorities have time to issue new 2012 cards and that will depend upon when the dates of elections are finally selected.
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Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
This past Sunday, I was enjoying one of my favorite programs, CBS Sunday Morning, with a cup of coffee, still in bed. I am so glad I had swallowed the last bit in my cup, or I would have surely made a mess with my sputtering and gasping. I could not believe my ears.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
I was concerned about the loss of jobs for the American worker and the loss of our manufacturing base. So an attorney from Galveston created for me “The U.S. Fair Trade Foundation”, a non-profit corporation. I got literature from the Buy American Foundation in Abington, Pennsylvania and put some ads in the paper. Our trade deficit is gigantic, draining our wealth.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
This past Sunday, I was enjoying one of my favorite programs, CBS Sunday Morning, with a cup of coffee, still in bed. I am so glad I had swallowed the last bit in my cup, or I would have surely made a mess with my sputtering and gasping. I could not believe my ears.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
I was concerned about the loss of jobs for the American worker and the loss of our manufacturing base. So an attorney from Galveston created for me “The U.S. Fair Trade Foundation”, a non-profit corporation. I got literature from the Buy American Foundation in Abington, Pennsylvania and put some ads in the paper. Our trade deficit is gigantic, draining our wealth.
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Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
It’s important to understand which investments to own, and when to buy them. But you should also know when it’s time to sell an investment — and why. Unfortunately, many people sell investments for the wrong reasons. Some people want the money to purchase so-called “hot” investments, even if these new investments aren’t appropriate for their needs.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
It’s important to understand which investments to own, and when to buy them. But you should also know when it’s time to sell an investment — and why. Unfortunately, many people sell investments for the wrong reasons. Some people want the money to purchase so-called “hot” investments, even if these new investments aren’t appropriate for their needs.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
There will be a public hearing concerning the replat of Lot 12048-R of Horseshoe Bay Plat No. 12.22, a 1,564 Sq.Ft. fill area tract and a 1,475 Sq.Ft. fill area tract, out of the Nicolas Mendez Survey No. 3, Abstract No. 506 of Llano County, Texas, to be known as Lot No.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
There will be a public hearing concerning the replat of Lot 12048-R of Horseshoe Bay Plat No. 12.22, a 1,564 Sq.Ft. fill area tract and a 1,475 Sq.Ft. fill area tract, out of the Nicolas Mendez Survey No. 3, Abstract No. 506 of Llano County, Texas, to be known as Lot No.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 23, 2012
If you have an event you wish to publicize in our WGO column, please send your information to us by Tuesday of the week prior to the event. Please include your name and a phone number where you can be reached. Send your information to: beaconclassifieds@nctv.com attn: Mary Kay. Thursday, February 23-26: Hill Country Community Theater presents “Funny, You Don’t Look Like a Grandmother.&rdquo ...
Thursday, February 23, 2012 • Posted February 22, 2012
If you have an event you wish to publicize in our WGO column, please send your information to us by Tuesday of the week prior to the event. Please include your name and a phone number where you can be reached. Send your information to: beaconclassifieds@nctv.com attn: Mary Kay. Thursday, February 23-26: Hill Country Community Theater presents “Funny, You Don’t Look Like a Grandmother.” Call the HCCT Box office today to make your reservations!