Perseverance for them and inspiration for us
KINGSLAND—I walked to the First Baptist Church from the Community Center, Saturday morning, August 5, just to kill some time. I was there to cover a soccer team from Haiti.
I entered the church and saw the young players eating breakfast. They all looked normal to me, a bit on the handsome side and lean.
County-wide burn ban called off
The Llano County Commissioners set a proposed tax rate and budget at Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting. They also called off the county-wide burn ban.
The commissioners unanimously approved a $0.30212 proposed tax rate per $100 valuation for Fiscal Year 2018 with a proposed budget of $15.3 million. The tax rate and budget are not final at this time.
Briley Mitchell has 104 pairs of solar sunglasses, and he hopes you’ll help use them.
Mitchell, executive director at the Llano Chamber of Commerce, welcomes the public to a solar eclipse party from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21, at the chamber and visitors center. The party includes a viewing of the solar eclipse, which is expected to peak about 1 p.m.
It is hard to believe but it is already time for school bells to ring in Llano, with first day jitters for students and instructors alike.
On Friday, the Llano Chamber of Commerce welcomed over 30 new employees to Llano ISD with goodie bags that were filled with information around the area, and with gifts from businesses throughout the town.
Harold and Rhoda performed at Fuel Coffee House on Thursday night, entertaining the audience with country, gospel and patriotic music.