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Thursday, January 17, 2013 • Posted January 18, 2013 • Photos
      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, August 12, 2010 • Posted August 12, 2010
After reading Dr. Reid’s comments last week about the proposed police facility, I would like to clarify some issues. I value Dr. Reid’s opinions and wish we had discussed them face-to-face as I had offered in the original article. But since these questions are out there for public consumption, now perhaps the best way to respond is in the same forum. On the issue of how we came up with a $1.5 million estimate, that was a number submitted to us by a qualified architect and ...
, President, Llano I.S.D. Board of Trustees
Friday, May 7, 2010 • Posted May 7, 2010
There has been much discussion lately in our school district about the implementation of a new curriculum called CSCOPE. Several of the comments that the administration and Board of Trustees have heard are not correct, and hopefully this article will clear up some of the confusion. Standards for seniors graduating are set by the Legislature and the Texas Education Agency.
, Candidate for Llano ISD School Board, Place 6
Thursday, April 29, 2010 • Posted April 29, 2010
Here are a few reasons I am pursuing a seat on the Llano ISD School Board. — I am leaving the teaching/coaching profession to open a private business in the City of Llano and this will provide me the opportunity to still make a difference in the lives of our children. — I bring 17 years of educational experience to the table as a classroom teacher and coach. — I strongly believe that the success of a school is dependent on the students and teachers. ...
Thursday, April 22, 2010 • Posted April 22, 2010
Another election is just around the corner for Llano County voters — seems like we have had a lot of elections this spring! The May 8 county-wide election is for Llano ISD Board of Trustees. My name is Becky Robinson. I am the incumbent for Place 6 on the School Board and am running for re-election.
Thursday, July 2, 2009 • Posted July 2, 2009
How do you pronounce? “We’re going to Hico tomorrow,” I said to my friend. “Hico?” she laughed, emphasizing the “ick” sound a tad too gleefully. “Don’t you mean Hico?” Well, I didn’t think I meant Hico. Dan and I had always pronounced it with a short i and never thought anything about it.
Thursday, June 26, 2008 • Posted June 26, 2008
After 30 years in real estate specializing in golf course valuation and consultation, it has always been my belief that golf for young boys and girls is of primary importance in their early development. Golf is not only a sport enjoyed by men and women of all ages, it lends a positive attitude to future health and overall mental stability for young boys and girls. In my professional years, I developed a program for high school youth groups which I presented to numerous high schools in Florida ...