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Texas Youth Cattle Conference Announced

The Texas Beef Council (TBC) is proud to announce the inaugural Texas Youth Cattle Conference has been set for June 13-15, 2016 in San Antonio and South Texas regions. The conference is designed for youth who have a desire to expand their knowledge about the Texas beef industry.Attendees will explore the beef industry by focusing on beef’s role in the food industry, nutrition, beef cattle

Texas Youth Cattle Conference Announced

The Texas Beef Council (TBC) is proud to announce the inaugural Texas Youth Cattle Conference has been set for June 13-15, 2016 in San Antonio and South Texas regions. The conference is designed for youth who have a desire to expand their knowledge about the Texas beef industry.Attendees will explore the beef industry by focusing on beef’s role in the food industry, nutrition, beef cattle

SkyWarn Training Offered to Llano County Residents

Anyone interested in becoming an official weather spotter for the National Weather Service (NWS) is encouraged to attend a FREE SkyWarn Weather Training Class happening on February 8th from 6:30-8:30PM at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano. Mr. Paul Yura of the Austin/San Antonio NWS will instruct a SkyWarn Weather Spotter Training Class which is open to the public as well as CERT Members,

The Sun Shines on the Son

Liberty Hill’s boys’ basketball team was its usual overwhelming collection, January 26, and blistered Llano, 90-35, but there were storylines of interest including observations of—and from—two young coaches. One delivered a sermon for a handbook, and the other was on the bench because his dad was ineligible.The Jackets were supposed to face—again—near-legend Barry Boren, who has 600-something

Off the Beaten (Gridiron) Path

You may have read on page one that there was not much change in Llano’s football district on Realignment Day, February 1. Same story for the rest of Jacket athletics. (The districts are different because football has more of a limitation on enrollment than the other sports do.)Burnet, Liberty Hill, Lampasas, Salado, and Taylor all return as league-mates with Llano in 19-4A. The one new member

Members of the Kingsland Genealogical Society of the Highland Lakes to Meet Feb. 9

(KGS) will learn about “The Wealth of Research Sources in Austin Libraries and Archives” at their next meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m. at the Kingsland Branch Library, 125 W. Polk. The speaker will be Jean Shroyer, longtime Texan and family history researcher. Her presentation will include information on collections at the Texas State Library and Archives, the Briscoe Center for American