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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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'These Three Gents' — a creation by Llano woodcarver Randy Hurst — keeps an eye on folks during the Llano County Lawn and Garden Show on March 21 at Lutie Watkins Memorial United Methodist Church in Llano.

Artisans a big part of growing Llano County Lawn and Garden Show

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — Randy Hurst leaned forward in his chair a bit, a knife in his right hand and a man’s head in his left. “It was about 20 years ago I got started in this,” Hurst said after making a small cut in the man’s face. “It was my dad […]

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: Llano County Master Gardeners Lawn and Garden Show
WHEN: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 21
WHERE: Family Life Center at Lutie Watkins Memorial United Methodist Church, 308 W. Main St. in Llano
ADMISSION: Free
FOR MORE: Contact Julie Woodall at llanojulie@yahoo.com or (325) 247-1396

LAWN AND GARDEN: Discover ‘joys of gardening’ at Llano show

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — With spring days coming, it’s time to get out and get your garden growing. A good way to get started is by stopping by the annual Llano County Master Gardeners Lawn and Garden Show on March 21 in the Family Life Center at Lutie Watkins Memorial United Methodist […]

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LAWN AND GARDEN: Llano woman creates art from gourds

LAWN AND GARDEN: Llano woman creates art from gourds

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — Rickie Newell sits on her front porch cradling a gourd in her right arm. She takes up a small, high-speed tool with a cutting blade on it and goes to work on the gourd. (more…)

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Llano Earth Art Festival

Rock stackers get started at Llano Earth Art Festival

Tim Anderson of Pennsylvania’s Keystone Balance studio works on balancing some stones in the Llano River at Grenwelge Park on March 13. He and several other rock-stacking artists are competing in the rock-stacking championship at the Llano Earth Art Festival, which runs March 13-15. The event includes live music, belly dancers, fire dancers, displays, food, […]

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Zombie Apocalypse Rescue Services in Llano offers training in home safety and outdoor survival. The business will participate in the Llano Earth Art Fest on march 13-15 at Grenwelge Park in Llano.

Zombie Apocalypse Rescue Services in Llano offers survival classes

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Should the zombie apocalypse come, a new Llano business wants you to be fully prepared. Zombie Apocalypse Rescue Services (ZARS) doesn’t teach the most practical zombie killing methods, but they employ the zombie theme to teach survival classes. (more…)

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The Llano Earth Art Festival and rock-stacking championship is March 13-15 at Grenwelge Park in Llano. Photo courtesy of Llano Earth Art Festival

Llano Earth Art Festival features first rock-stacking championship

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Tex Toler believes Llano has found a sport like no other that the city can use to draw people to the area from around the world. It’s a sport innate to human nature that might be the only one not to use velocity. (more…)

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Johnny Bush

Johnny Bush celebrating 80th birthday at Llano Country Opry

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE LLANO — Texas Country Music Hall of Famer Johnny Bush will celebrate his 80th birthday at the Llano Country Opry on Feb. 14. Performances are 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Lantex Theater, 113 W. Main St. Admission is $20. (more…)

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‘Souper’ Supper Smack Down serves up bragging rights, Llano library aid

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — There’s more to the Friends of the Llano County Library’s “Souper” Supper Smack Down than tasty soup. (more…)

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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…)

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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. […]

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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 […]

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