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Young Llano singer McKenzie Jones on her way to big stage

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — McKenzie Jones needed a bodyguard after her very first public performance at age 3. She was with her family in Branson, Mo., when the performer asked little McKenzie on stage to do the twist with the band. (more…)

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Llano group hopes to reopen historic Red Top Jail

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO —  If the idea of going to jail makes you a little nervous, how about becoming a friend of a jail? Sound a bit, well, strange? (more…)

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50-year-old Llano Fine Arts Guild more than just for show

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — When Marcus and Valerie Hammons moved to Llano from Houston about 19 months ago, Valerie confided she wasn’t sure she would fit in among the Hill Country community. But when she and her husband plugged themselves into the Llano Fine Arts Guild, something happened. (more…)

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Llano making noise with Rock’n River Fest Fireworks

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — Imagine relaxing on the grounds of Badu Park and enjoying a spectacular fireworks display with the city of Llano and Llano River Bridge serving as a backdrop. Well, there’s no need to dream because on July 4 at dark, that’s just what you can do as the city […]

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Get a little mud on your tires at Toyland in Llano on July 5

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — The object is simple: Whoever gets his or her vehicle from the starting line to the finish line first wins. Sounds as clear as spring water. Here’s the catch. In between start and finish is some of the thickest and deepest mud around. (more…)

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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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Learn to prepare easy meals without burning the budget in free cooking classes

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — A few short steps can go a long way in preparing, serving and sharing satisfying and nutritious meals with friends and family. The Texas A&M AgriLIFE Extension Office in Llano has launched a program to promote family meal time, saving money, nutrition and the basics of food safety, preparation and […]

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Llano rodeo, parade return with new cook-off this weekend

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The classic favorites, and something new, are back for the Llano Open/Pro Rodeo on June 6-7. In addition to the 79th annual Llano County Rodeo Parade, the dances and the bucking bulls and broncs, there also will be a barbecue cook-off. (more…)

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Llano Blue Bell and Bluegrass Festival this weekend now offers cobbler competition

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — You name it, and Llano will have it Memorial Day weekend for its annual Blue Bell and Bluegrass Festival. Of course, there will be Blue Bell ice cream and bluegrass music, as well as a classic car show, a golf tournament, a cobbler contest and a sampling of the […]

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‘Pink Party’ to educate women about cancer and provide vouchers for testing

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR KINGSLAND — “Prevention is the best medicine” isn’t just a saying but really good advice, especially if you change it to “early detection is the best medicine” when dealing with two of the most prevalent forms of cancers that affect women. (more…)

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Llano markets offer produce, artisan crafts

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Last year, Llano and Highland Lakes residents discovered a world of fresh produce thanks to the Llano Farmers’ Country Market every Saturday morning. This year, they’ll not only get that market, but organizers are adding a second event Thursday evenings. The new addition, christened Llano Artisan Farmers’ Market, brings […]

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Llano student looks at drug issue with award-winning project

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — There are always two sides to everything — sometimes even more — but often we get so wrapped up in “our” side that we stop trying to hear the others. Last fall, Llano High School senior Anthony Levensailor began exploring, and really listening to, the many sides of […]

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Llano Crawfish Open mixes Cajun fare, Texas tunes April 25-26

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — Sometimes, you just have to buckle down and take a bite. At least that’s the best way to get over the idea of eating a mudbug, more commonly called a crawfish. Yeah, that little red freshwater crustacean returns as the center of attention April 25-26 during the 25th annual Llano […]

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From Washington to Michigan, STOL pilots converging on Llano for fly-in April 11-13

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — While most residents might not be aware of the jewel that lies just off Texas 16 north of Llano, hundreds, if not thousands, of pilots across Texas and the United States know exactly how great the Llano Municipal Airport is. And, a bunch of them are flying in April […]

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Rosin up your bows for Llano Fiddle Fest

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — If the Devil really wanted to find somebody playing a fiddle hot, then he should have skipped that trip to Georgia and stopped by Llano during the annual Llano Fiddle Fest weekend. “We’re going to see some of the best fiddle players in Texas and even from outside […]

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Step Up & Scale Down program in Llano teaches healthier habits

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — When Llano County AgriLIFE Family and Consumer Science agent Jennifer Page holds the first lesson of the Step Up & Scale Down program, she won’t just be leading the class, she’ll be participating. “My husband and I are going to do it together,” she said. “So I’m going […]

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Llano hosting garage sale for pickers, treasure hunters

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — If you’re looking for a bargain or just want to do a little “pickin’,” the annual Llano City Pickers/Citywide Garage Sale on Jan. 18 is where you want to be. “With all the booths at the American Legion and other garage sales around town, it makes it more […]

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Llano’s Fuel Coffee House fuels people up with more than just caffeine

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — When Fuel Coffee House board member Mark Martin was asked how to describe the eclectic Llano coffee shop, he responded by simply saying, “A community, the coffee is incidental.” While Fuel Coffee House, 106 E. Main St., offers the typical coffee shop fare, the sign outside describes it […]

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Fun forecast calls for Snow Day in Llano

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — What child doesn’t want to grab a sled, stand at the top of a precipice, look down a snow-covered hill, get a running start and let gravity work its magic? For Highland Lakes kids, this opportunity only comes if they head north during the winter or a freak storm covers […]

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Starry, Starry Nights in Llano lights up Badu Park

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — When people cross the Llano River bridge on Texas 16 heading north, they might want to brace themselves for what awaits on the shores of the river starting Nov. 30. The annual Starry, Starry Nights takes over Badu Park through Dec. 31. The display features more than a 150 lighted […]

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Llano grad, Navy vet creates lighting scheme for Alamo

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR SAN ANTONIO — About a year ago, Joel Mayor and his wife, Beth, were on the Riverwalk in San Antonio one night when he noticed the Alamo. Well, it wasn’t so much the Alamo, itself, but the lighting illuminating Texas’ historic icon. “It was terrible,” Mayor said. “It didn’t look […]

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Llano bed-and-breakfast offers glimpse into past with Victorian fashion show

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — The state of the times — good or bad — is often reflected in the fashion of the day. “Depending on the economy at the time, that determined how much material (clothing makers) put into a skirt or how wide even a man’s tie would be,” said Virginia […]

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From lawnmower races to Kiddy Karroll, Faith’s Door Family Fun Day has it all

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — When Rhonda Herridge decided to throw a fundraiser for Faith’s Door, a residential facility for women looking for a fresh start, she did it in a big way. “I wanted to do something both to raise funds and raise awareness about what Faith’s Door is, and it turned into […]

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Llano youth’s memory lives on through annual skeet shoot, scholarship

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Dove hunters looking for some practice before the season starts can sharpen their skills and help Llano High School students attend college. The Kyle Hohmann Memorial Scholarship Annual Shoot is 8:30 a.m. Aug. 31 at Llano County Clay Busters, north of the city on Texas 16. (more…)

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Students in Llano’s Castle program find rhythm, new friends at Valentine’s Day dance

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — With the music pumping through the hall, students from more than 20 area schools found their rhythm and took to the dance floor. (more…)

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Llano County Library System serving up soup, chili and sustainable living series

LLANO — The Llano County Library System has a few programs in February and March to tempt your tastebuds. (more…)

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