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‘Learn to Testify’ in front of Texas Legislature at Llano seminar

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO John Bogliano remembers quite well how ill-equipped he was the first time he spoke in front of the Maryland Legislature on a bill being pushed through by state leaders. (more…)

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Llano library playtime series answers parents’ questions about child development

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO LLANO — Helping families become stronger units is at the core of why the Llano County Library is part of the Family Place Library national network. To help families achieve that goal, the library is hosting its annual Play and Learn Series (PALS), a free five-week workshop with programs 10-11:30 a.m. […]

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Stephen Catoe, an Alzheimer’s Texas education specialist, will present a program on Alzheimer’s care from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Llano County Library, 102 East Haynie St. In Llano. Admission is free, and a light lunch will be served. Go to txalz.org for more information. Courtesy photo

‘Partners in Care’ program has the answers to your Alzheimer’s questions

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON LLANO — When someone has Alzheimer’s disease, loved ones and caregivers have a lot of questions. One question is where do they go to find the answers. One source is Alzheimer’s Texas, an organization dedicated to care, research, and education. It created the Lunch n’ Learn program to help caregivers of those […]

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Llano library grant provides summer books for students

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER LLANO — Just when Llano Elementary School students thought they’d gotten away from cracking open a book, the Llano County Library arrived with several books on the last day of class so the youngsters could take them home to read. (more…)

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Texas Writes workshop for would-be novelists, family history buffs and book fans

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — One of the things all writers — whether published or not — relish is the chance to learn from other writers. It’s kind of a peek behind the curtain type of thing. And it’s not just writers, avid readers often enjoy a trip into the minds of authors just […]

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Author Extravaganza in Llano has plenty of excitement, storytelling

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — Tommi Myers tried to hide her excitement about the upcoming Author Extravaganza at the Llano County Library. OK, not really, because she’s just so darn excited about the event. “This is the first year we’ve actually had an Extravaganza,” she said. “Before, we’d have authors come in for […]

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Get back to basics with series on green living at Llano County Library

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — As Tommi Meyers was looking out her window at the land she lived on outside Llano, she thought of all the ways to better use her property. Sure she had a garden, but what else could she do to make herself just bit more self-sufficient? (more…)

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Ron Anderson (left) portrays John C. Oatman during a previous Llano Historical Cemetery Tour while Binky Morgan plays Oatman's wife, Maggie. Visitors can learn about the history of the community as well as the connections with many families who still reside in the area. The event is Oct. 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. with tours heading out every 15 minutes. This year's event features eight men who were members of the Confederate army. For more information, call the Llano County Library at (325) 247-5248. Photo courtesy of Llano County Library

Hear tales of Confederate past at Historical Cemetery Tour in Llano

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — When Tommi Myers and the Friends of the Llano Library hosted the first Historical Cemetery Tour five years ago, about a dozen people showed up. Now, many people would have become discouraged after pouring hours of work into researching several families with relatives in Llano City Cemetery and […]

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