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Due to the small number of workers and increased task of sorting trash from the recyclables, Llano Recycling Oppportunities management decided to end the trailer service. The facility, located at 1209 N. Bessemer Ave. in Llano, will continue to accept recyclable items on site. Courtesy photo

Llano recycling center stops mobile service due to small staff

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Llano Recycling Opportunities is shutting down its trailer service as of Friday, Dec. 14, because the volume of items the center gets exceeds its small staff’s abilities at this point. (more…)

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Officials moved dirt in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new RR 2900 bridge on Nov. 9 in Kingsland. Pictured are Marc Williams (left), Texas Department of Transportation deputy executive director; Joe Muck, Burnet assistant area engineer; Susan Patten, president of the Kingsland/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce; Peter Jones; Linda Raschke; Mike Sandoval; Gary Botkin of Capital Excavation; Cathy Kratz, Burnet area engineer; Terry McCoy, Austin District engineer; Martha Tyroch, chief of staff for state Sen. Dawn Buckingham. Courtesy photo by James Oakley

‘Warp speed:’ New RR 2900 bridge a priority for TxDOT

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Of all the projects under the Texas Department of Transportation’s umbrella, replacing the RR 2900 bridge will be the only one going at a 24/7 pace until completion. (more…)

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July housing report: Median prices up in Burnet and Llano counties, closed sales down

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS MARBLE FALLS — The July housing report shows increased median prices in Burnet and Llano counties, according to the Highland Lakes Association of REALTORS. (more…)

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Crews battle two wildfires as combined scorched-earth tally surpasses 2,500 acres

Crews battle two wildfires as combined scorched-earth tally surpasses 2,500 acres

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO COUNTY — Llano County emergency officials launched into action July 18 as the second of two large wildfires continued to rage through an undeveloped area northwest of a Blanco County blaze. (more…)

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UPDATE: Blanco County wildfire spreads across 775 acres

UPDATE: Blanco County wildfire spreads across 775 acres

UPDATE: As of 4 p.m. July 18, the wildfire had expanded and scorched approximately 775 acres, according to fire officials on the scene. The advancing blaze has prompted crews to launch a series of water drops on the scene.   STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY ROUND MOUNTAIN — Texas A&M Forest Service crews descended on a […]

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Authorities identified a body found in the Llano River on May 27 as that of Jarod Layton of Llano County.

Authorities identify body found in Llano River near Kingsland Slab on Memorial Day weekend

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — Investigators are working to determine the cause of death of a man whose body was found May 27 downstream of a popular swimming spot on the Llano River in Llano County. (more…)

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Investigation underway after human remains found on Llano County ranch

Investigation underway after human remains found on Llano County ranch

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO COUNTY — Authorities are trying to uncover clues about human skeletal remains discovered on a sprawling ranch in the western part of the county, according to the Llano County Sheriff’s Office. (more…)

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ELECTIONS: Llano County judge decided; one race goes to runoff

ELECTIONS: Llano County judge decided; one race goes to runoff

LLANO — Llano County is getting a new county judge after Republican voters gave the GOP nomination to a challenger during the March 6 primary elections. And the primary season isn’t over as one race is headed to a runoff. (more…)

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Authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a Llano County teenager, a reported runaway, who might have dyed her hair to avoid being found. Courtesy photo

UPDATE: Missing 15-year-old Llano girl found in Kingsland

UPDATE: The Llano County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the missing teen was found Jan. 19 at a residence in Kingsland. The investigation is ongoing, and more information on the circumstances surrounding the incident are pending, officials said.   STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LLANO  — Llano County Sheriff’s Office investigators believe a 15-year-old girl, considered a […]

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Llano County commissioners weigh in on proposed Burnet County rock crusher

Llano County commissioners weigh in on proposed Burnet County rock crusher

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY HORSESHOE BAY — Llano County commissioners sidestepped sending a resolution in opposition to a proposed rock crushing operation and opted instead to send individual letters to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, which is considering Asphalt Inc.’s air quality permit. (more…)

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Stay calm, officials say, as gas shortage reports fuel long lines at the pumps

Stay calm, officials say, as gas shortage reports fuel long lines at the pumps

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Reports in Burnet and Llano counties of some stations temporarily closing and others running out of certain grades of fuel prompted a “run on gas” by motorists concerned about the limited availability of the resource in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. People have reported long lines at several […]

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Vandalized Packsaddle Mountain marker in Llano County restored

Vandalized Packsaddle Mountain marker in Llano County restored

EDITED DANIEL CLIFTON LLANO — Rancher James Stotts watched as Robert Marshall tapped a new star into a metal wreath on an 1936 Texas Centennial marker commemorating the last recorded battle between Native Americans and settlers in what is now Llano County. (more…)

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Llano County roads competing with big city highways for state funding

Llano County roads competing with big city highways for state funding

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER LLANO — Growth is spurring an increase in traffic in the Highland Lakes; however, state officials might put the brakes on additional funding for rural roadway upgrades as more populated areas compete for those dollars. (more…)

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Public invited to swearing-ins for elected county officials

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER LLANO — Officials in Llano and Burnet counties will welcome a few new faces, along with some familiar ones, during the ceremonial administration of the oaths of office. The public is invited. For elected officials in Llano County, the event starts at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, in the second-floor […]

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Arizona man claims self-defense after Llano County murder charge

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER LLANO — An Arizona man faces a murder charge after he told a convenience store worker he shot his “friend,” who was found dead of multiple gunshots wounds in a pasture off a remote Llano County roadway, investigators say. (more…)

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