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Big Bag Theory

I don't fly too often—a few times a year, domestic trips. I went to Atlanta Valentine's Weekend.I want to talk about baggage. Some airlines are charging for checking bags, so passengers are bringing on board suitcases—that's what we used to call 'em—so big you wonder what remains in their closets.I saw a couple of women lifting those "trunks" with wheels, and I was impressed. The men are really

Muscle Beach Party Indoors

BRADY—A heartfelt double for the Llano powerlifting team in the Bulldog gymnasium two days before Valentine's Day. The Jackets will be represented well at the region meets, and Clint Easley's squad finished second in Brady in a field of 16 teams."Very good, very proud of the way the kids have done," said Easley.There is no district meet in this sport, which is not governed by the UIL, but those

Big D as in Defeat—Why?

SENIOR NIGHT—L-R: Kasin Riley, Logan Bauer, Kasey Hairston, Cole Polley, Tyler McDonough, and Jai Bhakta.

Llano's basketball seasons concluded February 17 after press time. The boys were in Burnet. A loss meant a 1-9 record in district, while the girls have already finished 0-10. The football and volleyball teams were also winless in district.There are sports' observers, who may be intelligent enough to offer some answers as to why victories match the population of Brian Williams' Fan Club. I can

On the Tee: Pursuit of the Biggest Prize

Clayton Meyers had to deal with blisters at Onion Creek. He’s supposed to blister the course!

AUSTIN—The Llano High golf team's season has begun at Onion Creek Club. The Llano High team hopes it ends in the same place—with its own place in the standings just one rung higher.The Jackets, with hopes as high as Kentucky men and UConn women in basketball, finished second to Argyle in this State Preview event. Observers would say this is no bigger surprise—1-2 or 2-1?—than Clinton winning the

Llano County Jail Activity Log

February 9-14

Inclusion on this list is not intended to be, and should not be, construed as an assessment of guilt or innocence.February 9, 2015Trudy Janiell Litz, 40, Kingsland, Tx.; Man Del CS PG1 >=4G<200G; F1; $35,000 Bond; Released.Pennie Diane Tamme, 44, Kingsland, Tx.; Man Del CS PG1 >=4G<200G; F1; $35,000 Bond; Released.February 10, 2015Ronald Dwayne Gobert, 35, Kingsland, Tx.; Theft of Property >=$20<$500

Texas Brigades youth camps begin summer registration now

Registration has begun for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service's Texas Brigades summer wildlife leadership camps, said Dr. Dale Rollins, the camps' coordinator.The camps, held at various locations across the state, share the focus of teaching youth leadership skills, natural resources conservation and proper ranch management. Each camp is limited to 20-30 students ages 13 through 17.The camp

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