Tag Archive | "Llano community"

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.

Read the full story

Posted in Community, Featured Story - Home Slider, NewsComments (0)

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?

Read the full story

Posted in CommunityComments (0)

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.

Read the full story

Posted in CommunityComments Off

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 […]

Read the full story

Posted in CommunityComments Off

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.

Read the full story

Posted in All Other, Community, SportsComments Off

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 […]

Read the full story

Posted in Community, Featured Story - Home Slider, Llano, News By TownComments Off

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 […]

Read the full story

Posted in CommunityComments Off

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.

Read the full story

Posted in Community, Llano, News By TownComments Off

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 […]

Read the full story

Posted in CommunityComments Off

‘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.

Read the full story

Posted in CommunityComments Off

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 […]

Read the full story

Posted in Community, Featured Story - Home SliderComments Off

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 […]

Read the full story

Posted in CommunityComments Off

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 […]

Read the full story

Posted in CommunityComments Off

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 […]

Read the full story

Posted in CommunityComments Off

GOT NEWS?

830-693-7152

Call the Tip Line.

getsocialLC

KBEY 103.9 Radio Picayune

This week in The Picayune

Browse The Archives