Ceremony helps keep legacies alive
Dec. 7, 1941 is a day the American people should never forget, said Harvey Klee.
Klee, the former national American Legion chaplain, was the featured speaker at the American Legion Post 370’s Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day event held last Thursday in Llano. It was the 76th anniversary of the Japanese surprise attack in Hawaii that brought about America’s entrance into World War II.
“Seventy-six years later, most of the witnesses are no longer with us, but the legacy of the men and wom ...
There will be five competitive races for Llano County offices in the March 2018 Republican Party primary.
The deadline to file was Monday. No one filed to run as a Democrat for any Llano County offices.
For Llano County Judge, incumbent Mary Cunningham filed to run, as did Ron Cunningham. Mary Cunningham is in her first term in office.
The Llano Country Opry, a second Saturday tradition at the Lantex Theater for 18 years, has had one of its best years ever in 2017. This past Saturday saw a sellout plus during the 2:30 show and just a few seats shy of selling out for the 7:30 show. That is well over 700 people that saw a performance from local musicians, one from Houston, one from Stephenville, and the headliners, that was one for the ages.
On the Opry stage for the first time was Llano musician, Matt Hilton, who played on ...
If Uncle Sam wanted you, now Honor Flight Austin does, too.
The organization which sends veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit war memorials seeks additional veterans to send to the nation’s capital. The trips are free for veterans and a caregiver.
Those who are eligible now include all World War II and Korean War veterans, regardless of where they were stationed, and Vietnam veterans who have received the Vietnam service medal.
“If we can find those veterans, we want to take them t ...
1997. Clinton (Bill) was president; 21-year-old Tiger Woods captured The Masters by 12 strokes; Titanic won the Oscar as Best Picture of the Year; and “Love Gets Me Every Time,” by Shania Twain, was one of Country’s biggest hits.
And, also 20 years ago, the Llano High football Jackets took their place as one of the all-time great teams in school history.