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Jacket Football 2016—The New & Old

Realignment is not going to affect how these athletes prepare themselves for action on the field or on the court.

If you’re expecting a whopper of a “Stop the Presses, Stop the Presses” story on realignment, you can keep the presses rolling. We’ll tell you all about where Llano has landed, but it won’t top, “The Eagle has Landed,” I’ll assure you.Here’s the hand dealt by the UIL in football on the first day of February: the Jackets are in Region IV, district 13-4A, Division II, just like last year. Their

Llano County Journal Closes Its Doors

On February 1, 2016, the Llano County Journal newspaper ceased operations in Llano, and The Llano News agreed to purchase the assets.The Llano News will continue to deliver the local and regional news important to its readers, just as it has for almost 130 years. As we move forward in the days and weeks to come, we ask that you let us know if there is anything that the Llano County Journal

Council Terminates City Manager

With a vote of 3-2, the Llano City Council approved terminating City Manager Brenton Lewis. Prior to terminating Lewis, who has been with the City of Llano since April of 2013, Council consulted with the city’s attorney, Cary Bovey, in closed session for just under an hour regarding the performance evaluation, employment, duties, compensation, and benefits of the City Manager. The Council and...

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Hunt on for Llano Robbery Suspect

Llano Police are still searching for the person involved in the attempted robbery of J&S Convenient Store on Hwy 29 in Llano on Wednesday night. The suspect was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue hoodie and white tennis shoes. The suspect is believed to be armed and dangerous; he was seen with a nail gun and a pistol. If you have information regarding this crime or suspect, please call the

LTP to Host Forum Feb. 4

On February 4th the Llano Tea Party will host a Forum for the local races. Expected are Candidates for the offices of Sheriff, Tax Assessor/Collector, Commissioner Precinct 3 and Precinct 410 Chair. Some of the candidates for uncontested offices will also be present....

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Pct 3 Offices Will Move

Despite protests from seven Kingsland residents, the Commissioners Court voted to approve moving the Precinct 3 offices from their current location to the East County Annex, located five miles from where the offices are now located. All three elected officials from Precinct 3 objected to the move, including Commissioner Ron Wilson, who told the court that he felt like ‘they were missing the