Archive | Llano

Fake U.S. marshal steals $1,000 from elderly Llano County man

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — A phone scam artist has bilked an elderly Llano County resident out of more than $1,000 by claiming to be a federal marshal with a warrant collecting cash for failure to report for jury duty, according to the Llano County Sheriff’s Office. About a dozen people reported to LCSO that […]

Read the full story

Posted in Crime & Courtrooms, Llano, News, News By Town1 Comment

Llano Police Department

New Llano Police Department location offers more space, tools, convenience

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER LLANO — A move closer to the heart of the city has translated into more space, upgraded technology, more crimefighting tools and a quicker response time for the Llano Police Department, officials say. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Llano, News, News By Town1 Comment

'Raging' Llano River 3 feet above flood level; city parks are swamped

‘Raging’ Llano River 3 feet above flood level; city parks are swamped

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO —  City officials sent a warning to residents May 29 to stay away from the river after closing two flooded parks to traffic and the Llano Municipal Golf Course because of several days of storms and flooding in the community. Rain in the city of Llano as well as […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Llano, News, News By Town0 Comments

texas 71 plane crash

Small plane crash shuts down Texas 71 west of U.S. 281

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO COUNTY — A single-engine plane crash closed down traffic in both directions on Texas 71 for several hours between U.S. 281 and FM 2147 about 2 p.m. May 28. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Cottonwood Shores, Featured Story - Home Slider, Horseshoe Bay, Llano, Marble Falls news, News, News By Town0 Comments

Storms flood creeks, close roads and open floodgates

Storms flood creeks, close roads and open floodgates

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Several days of soaking rain prompted floodgate operations May 26, temporarily closed city streets, county roadways and a golf course as well as resulted in one swiftwater rescue, officials say. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Burnet, Granite Shoals, Horseshoe Bay, Llano, Marble Falls news, Meadowlakes, News, News By Town, Spicewood0 Comments

Two students confess to vandalizing Llano ISD buses

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — Two middle school-aged boys have admitted to causing about $5,000 worth of damage to a handful of Llano Independent School District buses after a student came forward with information for the investigation, officials said. According to school officials, a transportation maintenance worker discovered the damage the morning of May 2 […]

Read the full story

Posted in Crime & Courtrooms, Llano, News, News By Town0 Comments

Private well water screening for Llano residents is May 11

LLANO — The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a well screening so residents can have their water tested. The event is 8:30-9:30 a.m. May 11 in Schorlemmer Hall at St. James Lutheran Church, 1401 Ford St. Samples will be screened for common contaminants, including total coliform bacteria, E. coli, nitrates and high salinity. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Community, Llano, News, News By Town0 Comments

The city of Llano has launched a dredging campaign on the Llano River to increase water storage capacity and eradicate water weeds such as milfoil in Town Lake, the community's sole water source. Courtesy photo

Llano contracts with company to dredge river at no cost

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO  — A large quarry and mining operation in the Highland Lakes has joined forces with the city of Llano to remove tons of sand and gravel from the Llano River at no cost to the city, officials said. On April 24, Collier Materials signed a 10-year contract to launch […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Llano, News, News By Town0 Comments

Llano city officials wrangle over a possible well project as the drought takes a toll on the Llano River, the sole water source for the community. File photo

Llano water well dispute derails drilling project

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Bryan Miiller remembers a time when homes along the Llano River were few and far between. “I grew up west of Llano between Llano and Mason. There used to be very few houses along the river. That’s been 40 years ago,” said Miiller, who is a Llano city […]

Read the full story

Posted in Llano, News, News By Town0 Comments

Jury sends strong message with 15-year burglary sentence

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Law enforcement officials believe a recent 15-year prison sentence for burglary sends a message to would-be criminals from residents fed up with property crimes allegedly tied to the drug trade. On March 11, a jury found 28-year-old Johnathan Lee Fehr guilty of burglary of a habitation and sentenced […]

Read the full story

Posted in Crime & Courtrooms, Llano, News, News By Town0 Comments

Angelo State offers Llano ISD free dual-credit college courses

CONNIE SWINNEY  • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Llano High School students enrolled in dual-credit college courses through Angelo State University can now do so for free. The Llano Independent School District inked a deal Feb. 9 with the San Angelo institution to pay for the college courses high school students take to earn university credits, […]

Read the full story

Posted in Llano, News, News By Town0 Comments

Business could slow down for Junk Sisters, 507 Bessemer Ave. in Llano, because of rising electric costs, says Kim Thomas, the owner of the store that sells vintage items. The latest electric bills spiked about 55 percent for a number of customers in the city, which blamed the Lower Colorado River Authority and the colder weather for the hike. Courtesy photo

Llano blames LCRA, weather for spike in electric bills

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — When Kim Thomas received her latest electric bill, she was shocked to see it was $200 more than the previous month. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Llano, News, News By Town1 Comment

Clinton Beau Gaylord

UPDATE: Suspect in Llano police shooting in custody

FROM STAFF REPORTS UPDATE: As of 5 p.m. Feb. 5, the Llano Police Department reported that 26-year-old Clinton Beau Gaylord was taken into custody. He was found in San Saba County. Details about the circumstances of his capture are pending. On Feb. 4, searchers discovered the Ford Mustang he was driving in mud covered with a tarp. […]

Read the full story

Posted in Llano, News, News By Town0 Comments

Town Lake in Llano

Crews drain lake, dredge 40,000 tons to maintain Llano water source

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — For the first time in more than a decade, Llano residents can see the riverbed in Town Lake. “It looks like a wasteland with all the tree limbs and everything else that’s in there,” said Llano City Manager Brenton Lewis. “It actually shows how much material has built […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Llano, News, News By Town0 Comments

GOT NEWS?

830-693-7152

Call the Tip Line.

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

KBEY 103.9 Radio Picayune

This week in The Picayune

Browse The Archives