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Training takes aim at potential active school shooters

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — High-profile school shooting incidents have prompted local law enforcement to host a series of on-campus training sessions, which are hosted by the Llano County Sheriff’s Office.

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Upgrades to Llano ISD athletic facilities delayed due to cost

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Facilities upgrades for the Llano High School athletic department will not be ready for the remainder of the 2014-2015 school year, athletic director Craig Slaughter announced Oct. 17. That includes the new baseball and softball fields that were projected to be ready by the 2015 season, which begins […]

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Ebola brings ‘heightened awareness’ for emergency crews

DANIEL CLIFTON and CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — When Marble Falls Area EMS crews responded to a woman in Horseshoe Bay on the morning of Oct. 14 who was exhibiting symptoms possibly similar to ebola, staff went in prepared for the worst. “It was the first time to use our (high-contagion) plan,” […]

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Burglary, drug fugitive caught after three-county search

FROM STAFF REPORTS PONTOTOC — Authorities have captured a fugitive Oct. 8 who was on the loose after a nine-hour manhunt in Brady, Mason and Llano counties, according to the Llano County Sheriff’s Office.

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Police report Llano home invasion suspect arrested

LLANO — Authorities have caught the man wanted for a Llano home invasion, according to police. Llano officials said Edward Levi Adamson, 47, was in custody in Kerr County as of Oct. 2.

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Report: Llano home invasion suspect spotted on Bandera County ranch

FROM STAFF REPORTS MEDINA — Authorities have spotted a home invasion suspect who remains at large on a ranch in Bandera County where a game camera captured his image on the property, according to a police statement released Sept. 30.

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Manhunt under way for suspect in Llano home invasion, firearms theft

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — A man accused of attacking an elderly couple in their home and stealing their vehicle Sept. 26 remains at large as a number of agencies launch a search for the suspect, officials say.

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Lane closures Sept. 10-11 will delay Llano River bridge travel

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — Scheduled inspection of the Llano River bridge on Texas 16 and 71 will close traffic to just one lane Sept. 10-11. Ken Shaffer, the Llano maintenance supervisor, said the Texas Department of Transportation inspection is standard every few years.

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Llano airport attracts sky-high dollars with events and location

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The Llano Municipal Airport has made quite a name for itself as a destination for events featuring aircraft fly-ins, aerobatic exhibitions, contests, campouts and more.

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‘Texas 29’ bald eagles will have to find new home

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — As Texas Parks and Wildlife Department wildlife technician Dale Schmidt checked the area along the Llano River where two nesting bald eagles set up home during the winter, he made an upsetting discovery.

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Llano County HOP patrons get new bus with local touch

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — Whether just around the corner or down U.S. 281 to San Antonio, veteran Hill Country Transit District HOP driver Jan Turman looks forward to making sure Llano County residents get to where they need to go.

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Burnet mother gets prison for causing her son’s death

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — A 30-year-old Burnet woman pleaded guilty July 10 to intoxication manslaughter and received a 13-year prison sentence for her actions that led to the death of her 4-year-old son.

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Llano County reinstates burn ban for unincorporated areas

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — The Llano County Commissioners enacted a burn ban July 14 for the unincorporated portions of the county. The commissioners lifted the ban in May. A lack of rainfall, coupled with high temperatures and low humidity, brought about a new ban.

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Llano couple turns family home into bed-and-breakfast

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — When IdaNell Schuessler told her husband, Paul, about her idea to turn her grandparents’ Llano home into a bed-and-breakfast, let’s just say, he wasn’t as excited about it as she was. But now, three months since the couple opened the Westerman House Bed & Breakfast, he’s come around […]

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