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IF YOU GO
WHAT: “Find Your Ancestors”
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. May 28
WHERE: Llano County Library, 102 E. Haynie in Llano
COST: FREE

‘Find Your Ancestors’ at free Llano seminar

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — A conversation and a need for more space prompted librarian Tommi Myers to ask Timmie DeBusk and Fred “Elder” Zirkle to help Llano area residents find their family roots. (more…)

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Tex Toler talks Llano Blue Bell Bluegrass Festival

Tex Toler talks Llano Blue Bell Bluegrass Festival

Thanks to Llano Main Street Manager, Tex Toler, who stopped by and gave us all the details about this weekend’s Llano Blue Bell Bluegrass Festival​! (more…)

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: Blue Bell and Bluegrass Festival and Taste of Llano
WHEN: May 22-24
WHERE: Llano County Courthouse square in Llano
COST: $10 to concerts; $5 to Taste of Llano
NEED TO KNOW: Blue Bell ice cream won’t be served this year, but the Texas company will still be involved in the future

No Blue Bell, but cobbler contest adds sweet touch to Bluegrass Festival

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Organizers of Llano’s annual Blue Bell and Bluegrass Festival are following one of the oldest rules of entertainment – the show must go on — despite knowing it won’t be serving Blue Bell ice cream, which has been a sponsor of the event since the festival debuted five […]

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MEMORIAL DAY: Michael Bird came from 'long line of warriors'

MEMORIAL DAY: Michael Bird came from ‘long line of warriors’

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — Michael DeVerne Bird epitomized the role of “big brother.” As the oldest of six, Bird had a lot of eyes on him. “He loved fast cars and beautiful girls, but not always in that order,” said his brother Kelly Bird, who fell third in line as the children […]

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: Armed Forces Day celebration
WHEN: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 16
WHERE: American Legion Hall, 200 Legion St. in Llano
TICKETS: $8 (includes lunch); children 10 and younger admitted free
FOR MORE: Call (512) 470-4149 or (325) 423-2009

Llano community to honor military members on Armed Forces Day

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — From the comfort of a handmade quilt and the fellowship of a meal to the stories of sacrifice and music of patriots, the Llano community will offer veterans and active duty military remembrance and gratitude for their service to their country. (more…)

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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…)

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IF YOU GO WHAT: Skeet shoot for John L. Kuykendall Event Center WHEN: Morning of May 2 into the afternoon WHERE: Wrights Creek Outfitter, 121 CR 413, north of Llano COST: $60 a person TO REGISTE: Go to www.wrightscreekoutfitter.com

Skeet shoot raising money to improve Llano events center

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Tally Kelso says an upcoming skeet shoot fundraiser could help put the finishing touches on the John L. Kuykendall Event Center and Arena. “We’re needing more money to finish it off,” said Kelso, president of the Llano Economic Development Corp.. “To finish it, we need more money to […]

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Llano native Lainey Wright releases third album, playing LanTex Theater

Llano native Lainey Wright releases third album, playing LanTex Theater

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — Sometimes, letting go of what you know, what is secure, leads you down the most incredible roads. As a freshman at the University of Texas, Lainey Wright found herself torn between her academic studies and her musical endeavors. The “right thing to do” would have been to complete her […]

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Llano Fine Arts Guild bridges generation gap with student show

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The opportunity for young artists to showcase their works is the reason for the annual student art show hosted by the Llano Fine Arts Guild. The show, which is free to attend, is April 9-12 and April 16-19 at the guild’s gallery, 503 Bessemer Ave. The gallery is open […]

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Landing’s the tricky part at Texas STOL Roundup in Llano

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — If he’s on his game, Phil Whittemore said he can land his airplane within 50 feet. With a head wind, he can almost hover down to the ground. “The shortest I’ve ever done is three feet,” said the Spicewood resident. (more…)

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Get pumped up for Llano Project Graduation bubble soccer

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — Soccer is coming to Llano High School. But this isn’t World Cup soccer. No, it’s bubble soccer. (more…)

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: Wildflowers in Bloom quilt show
WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 28
WHERE: Schorlemmer Hall at St. James Lutheran Church, 1401 Ford St. in Llano
ADMISSION: $5 at the door

Wildflowers in Bloom in Llano showcases the art of quilting

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — After attending other quilt shows, members of the Texas Hills Quilters decided it was time they hosted one of their own. (more…)

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Buchanan Dam artist Daniel Adams is one of the artists in the Llano area participating in the Llano Art Studio Tour from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 28. Maps of the 14 studios on the tour are available at facebook.com/llano.art.studio.tour. File photo

Llano Art Studio Tour showcases creative community

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The tagline of the Llano Art Studio Tour sums up the feelings of the creators who are part of the Llano County art scene: “We live here, we create here.” (more…)

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Rosin up your bows for Llano Fiddle Fest on April 3-5

Rosin up your bows for Llano Fiddle Fest on April 3-5

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — A month before the annual Llano Fiddle Fest, folks from across Texas were calling for more information. (more…)

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