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Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
Oscar Hammerstein II said it first - The hills are alive with the sound of music . . . but here’s the local version: The Hill Country Sings! That’s the theme of the Hill Country Blenders annual Spring Show to be held Friday and Saturday nights, April 25 & 26, at the First Baptist Church, 501 12th Street in Marble Falls.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
I have watched maybe two minutes of college hockey in my life—about the length of a power play. But, Saturday night, by accident, I saw that the NCAA championship game was on—the Frozen Four. Now that’s a moniker! I digress: I heard a TV reporter say once, years and years ago, when he was visiting some town, he listened to sports talk on radio, because the city had no jazz station.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
Summer is almost here and it’s time to make plans for Kid’s camp. Horseshoe Bay is again offering tennis camp beginning June 2nd every week thru August 8th. The camp includes two hours of tennis in the morning, then swimming and lunch and then two more hours of tennis in the afternoon.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
When sharing the facts of the 2014 LISD Bond Program at various locations around the school district, I am frequently asked this very question. Upon researching the subject, I found this statement from Northside ISD. “Just as homeowners borrow money in the form of a mortgage to finance the purchase of a home, a school district borrows money in the form of bonds to finance new schools and renovation projects.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
Over the course of the last two weeks, the community of Oak Ridge and the City of Horseshoe Bay have had a more than usual amount of sightings of mountain lions as well as several deer kills in both areas which have been attributed to a mountain lion or similarly large cat.  There have been 3 separate and independent sightings of what has been described as a “black mountain lion” although meetings with Texas Parks and Wildlife (TP&W) officials have confirmed that there is actually no such ...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
Claudia Haydon,Program Chairman, KK Rice,  Panhellenic Chair,  and Jody Avery,  President, Kappa Kappa Gamma met at Escondido Country Club to plan the Fifth Annual Panhellenic Luncheon.  This fun and popular event was initiated by KK Rice five years ago when the Kappas hosted  a picnic and wine tasting at Spicewood Winery,  with 6 sororities attending. Last year at Escondido there were 12 sororities represented.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
The Horseshoe Bay City Council met on Tuesday, April 15th. The Council received updates and took action on the following key issues: I. FEMA Flood Plan Study: Good news! The FEMA technical review by the contracting engineer, URS, of the HSB Flood Plan Study and request for a Letter of Revision has been completed with a favorable recommendation for changes to the flood plain maps.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014 • Photos
On April 10, 2014, Phyllis Aveshosted a taco luncheon at Slick Rock Club for the Nine Hole Ladies Golf Group.  The luncheon was in memory of Becky Peebles, who had been a member for many years and passed away last January.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014 • Photos
Llano County was out technically not under a burn ban for about 10 hours this week, when the former burn ban expired at midnight on April 13. Commissioners, still expressing concern over dire conditions and no rain, reinstated the ban at the Monday, April 14 regular meeting. Commissioners opted to remove the agenda item for reconsidering prior denials to pay an invoice submitted by Cher-Tex Communications in 2011.
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.