Lulu Roman Will Headline Llano Country Opry

The Llano Country Opry will be held on Saturday, November 14, at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano, Texas. Tickets are $15 and are now on sale at www.heartoftexascountry.com or by calling the Llano Chamber of Commerce at (325) 247-5354.Hee Haw Star and Gospel Music Hall of Famer Lulu Roman will be headlining the Llano Country Opry. Roman will be doing a mixture of both classic country and

Public Invited to Comment on Flood Maps for City of Llano and Llano County in Texas

After working together for months to create new preliminary flood maps, officials from the city of Llano and Llano County, as well as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) now want to hear from the public.Homeowners, renters and business owners in these three counties are encouraged to review the preliminary flood maps to understand where flood risks have been identified. Anyone who has

Schools Offered Chance at $100K Grant and a Private Concert for Safe Driving

Texas high schools can compete for $100,000 grant and a private concert for teen driver safety efforts The Celebrate My Drive® program from State Farm challenges high schools to demonstrate how they will address teen driver safety at their high school or in their communities. Celebrate My Drive encourages teens to make positive choices behind the wheel, like Drive 2N2® — 2 eyes on the road, 2

Tax relief offered for drought-driven livestock sales

Farmers and ranchers in Llano County who were forced to sell livestock because of drought have been granted more time to replace livestock and defer tax on any gains from the forced sales, said Bill Tuckness, Llano County Farm Bureau president. The one-year extension of the replacement period applies to sales of draft animals, breeding livestock or dairy animals. “The deferment for purchasing

Llano County Mental Health Coalition Established

Mental health disorders not only impact individuals, they have a tremendous impact on their families, support systems and communities. In the past year, over 500 hours of crisis mental health services were provided to individuals suffering mental illness within Llano County!  This does not include the disproportionate number of hours spent by our law enforcement officers and first

Llano New Horizons Gears Up for 2015 Adopt-A-Family Program

New Horizon was originally established in the early 1980s by James and Nell Hoffmann as a jail-house missionary program. In doing so, they learned of the families of the incarcerated sometimes found it difficult to meet the immediate needs of their families. Thus the Hoffmann’s in the effort to provide aid for utilities, food, clothing, medical needs, and other necessary items, they established