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The Badu Park splash pad in Llano was destroyed during the October flood. Insurance will help cover the cost to replace the attraction, but what the Llano Parks Project really wants is a comprehensive parks master plan to ensure that any additions to the city’s parks system is done with the best long-term planning in mind. File photo

Llano Parks Project pursues parks master plan for the city

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS After the October flood destroyed the new Badu Park splash pad, you might expect a new one to be at the top of a wish list for the Llano Parks Project. (more…)

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The Llano Parks Project installed two new upright features, including this frog sprinkler, and a UV filter system at the Matt and Doraliza Raglin Splash Pad in Badu Park in Llano. The parks group raised about $45,000 through its annual Antler Drop Gala in February to purchase the new equipment. The Llano Parks Project started about five years ago to help improve Llano parks working alongside the city and county governments. The splash pad is open until about mid-October. Courtesy photo

Parent-created Llano Parks Project completes Phase 2 of splash pad at Badu Park

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON LLANO — Five years ago, a group of Llano parents questioned why they had to travel outside the area to cities such as Fredericksburg to find a playscape or a water park for their kids. There were no such facilities in Llano County at the time. (more…)

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Artisan turns gourds into birdhouses in support of Llano Parks Project

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The gourds came out this month, but a select few in Llano won’t be used as Halloween decorations. Instead, Sherry Simpson is turning them into birdhouses to serve another purpose. “My personal desire is to use my craft to help my community,” said Simpson, whose decorative gourds help […]

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