Get Ready! It’s Crawfish Weekend!

As everyone has heard, everything is bigger in Texas, and that includes celebrations. While there are many to choose from, and all offer a great time, there are none quite like the Crawfish Festival held annually in the little 'double L' town of Llano. Located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, Llano has been hosting one of the biggest, funnest (yeah, I said it) events for the last 26

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I'm a 1974 graduate of Texas A&M University and is a retired Rangeland Management Specialist with USDA with work experience on the Llano River from Junction to Llano.I have previously served as a Llano City Alderman and Mayor. I represented the City on the Texas Water Development Board's Lower Colorado River Basin Water Planning Group, the LCRA Upper Basin River Advisory Council, the Capital Area

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Sherry Simpson

I am the Music Director at Grace Gathering Church and have been involved with many organizations and church-related works in Llano throughout the years. I am a graduate from Llano High School, I married Don Simpson in 1978, we have three children and two grandchildren.I have worked a lifetime in Llano with part and full-time jobs while raising a family. Llano Life is my motto, although it has not

VFD Fish Fry Best Yet!

Two buses pulled up in fron of the Llano Fire Station Saturday night and disgorged 70 hungry tourists looking to partake of a fish and barbecue dinner.About two hundred diners in the fire station at the time were startled to see them. It was the "mystery tour" of the Garland Senior Center. "Garland is a suburb of Dallas," one participant said. "We had no idea where we were going when we got on

Llano Fiddle Fest Weekend Coming Up in April

It's time to rosin up those bows, folks, because Llano Fiddle Fest Weekend is coming back to Llano April 3 through 5 bigger and better than ever!The featured event will be the 38th Llano Open Fiddle Contest. This event has become one of the top fiddle contests in the state of Texas and will be held on Saturday, April 4th at the historic LanTex Theater. Once again we expect some of Texas' best

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