Llano County Alert and the Broader Challenge of Crime in Small Communities
On December 1, 2023, the Llano County Sheriff's Office issued a public safety alert, warning residents of potentially armed and dangerous suspects. These individuals are wanted for a series of burglaries and a violent encounter with law enforcement. The situation intensified when a vehicle, stolen from Hays County, was discovered in Llano County, suggesting the suspects' presence in the region. The suspects are believed to have stolen firearms from multiple vehicles, which has raised public concern about the possibility of further violence.
‘Armed and dangerous’ suspects possibly spotted in Llano County
The Llano County Sheriff’s Office issued a public safety alert on Friday, Dec. 1, warning residents of the potential presence of one or more suspects reportedly involved in multiple burglaries and a shootout with law officers in nearby counties. The investigation is ongoing and the warning was still in effect as of Tuesday.
Elderly Couple from Llano Killed in Car Crash North of Sinton
• An elderly couple from Llano, Texas was killed in a crash north of Sinton. • The couple failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign and was hit by a Ford F-150. • Both vehicles left the roadway as a result of the collision.
Tragic Accident in Texas Highlights Challenges of Elderly Driving Safety
On the afternoon of December 2, 2023, the small community north of Sinton, Texas, was shaken by a tragic accident resulting in the loss of an elderly couple from Llano. Morris Vaughn, 90, and his wife Patricia, 88, were involved in a fatal collision on U.S. Highway 77 as they failed to obey a stop sign and collided with a Ford F-150. The crash had fatal consequences for the Vaughns and left the other passengers with injuries, marking a somber reminder of the risks on the road.
This Texas Mansion Is The Oldest Home In The State
Deep in the heart of Texas Hill Country is the states oldest mansion, and you can visit it for only $15 in Mason, TX. If you consider you spend that on a lunch on the patio in just about any eatery in Fredericksburg, you will think a tour in the oldest mansion in Texas is a steal.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.87 and $2.99 in Mason as of 2023-12-06. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.216, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
BEING THERE FOR ONE ANOTHER
Meet the Mental Health & Well Being Awareness club. The Mental Health & Well-Being Awareness Club is a new Registered Student Organization (RSO) centered around the emotional well-being of students. The club’s focus is to bring students together while simultaneously providing them with access to mental health resources and to offer listening ears.
The Significance of Place-Naming in America's Historical Tapestry
Across the United States, the names of small towns and large cities alike often serve as living memorials to the individuals who left indelible marks on the nation’s history. From the industrious settlers and statesmen like John Abbot and Samuel Adams, to the less celebrated yet influential local figures, these names are not just geographical markers but are threads woven into the fabric of American identity. The legacy of such figures, whether they were renowned leaders or modest pioneers, is preserved in the towns that carry their names, such as Ackley, Iowa; Abbott, Texas; and Adrian, Michigan. Each name is a testament to personal narratives that collectively narrate the pioneering spirit emblematic of the American past.
HIGHLIGHTS: The Cowgirls capture a 20-piece victory over the Clyde Lady Bulldogs
SAN ANGELO, Texas — Day two of the Miles Ribs Basketball Tournament continued Friday morning and the Mason Cowgirls took on the Clyde Lady Bulldogs, capturing a 20-point-plus victory over Clyde. The Cowgirls led by close to ten points the entire first half, but the second half is where we saw Mason come alive, finding […]
Concho Valley Live: Mason County WinterFisch returns to the Llano River
For more information, see the press release below:. Mason County WinterFisch returns to the Llano River -Rainbow trout fishing on the Llano River in the Texas Hill County of Mason County. Mason County, TX – Mason County WinterFisch announces the 7th annual Mason County WinterFisch rainbow trout fishing event, and...
1 dead in Nov. 26 collision on TX-71
One person was killed in a collision on Texas 71 in Llano County on Nov. 26. A driver traveling southbound attempted to pass another vehicle by crossing into the northbound lane and struck an oncoming vehicle. No identifying information about the deceased was released by the Texas Department of Public Safety, which is investigating the wreck.
Developers see refund for performance bond
Developers see refund for performance bond Phil Reynolds Staff Writer Fri, 12/01/2023 - 02:42 Image The Drace is 47 thin lots on canals that open to Lake LBJ and front on Ranch Road 1431 in Kingsland. Body ...
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Must-Try Burgers in Llano
In this article, we will be exploring three delectable burgers found in Llano. Have you had the pleasure of tasting any of these yet? If yes, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Nacogdoches Man Found Dead in Shooting Incident, Teen Suspect Arrested
The Nacogdoches Police Department (NPD) reported the discovery of a deceased individual at 108 East Seale Street on Sunday morning, November 26, 2023. Responding to reports of a shooting at the Fredonia Apartments around 4:20 a.m., NPD officers found 27-year-old Ladarius Hogan fatally wounded inside his residence. The nature of the incident has been classified as a homicide.
Dealing with Depression in the Church
First Baptist Church, Llano If depression was not a universal experience that people can relate to, there would have been no need to include it in the ad. I think the opposite was the case: that whether people want to admit it or not, depression is common and pervasive. I would be interested to know just how many responded, or even thought about responding to the sign based on feelings of depression, alone. Chances are, many of us have struggled with some degree of depression, in spite of ...
Lady Jackets ‘Keep Showing up,’ Ready to Work
Freshman Addison Priem takes the open 3-pointer after getting a good look and setting her feet. The Llano High School girls basketball team lost to Bandera 39-28 Nov. 28, to Rocksprings 56-20 Nov. 21 and San Saba 59-17 Nov. 20. San Saba is expected to contend for the District 29-2A championship with Goldthwaite and Mason this season. “We went there last year,” head coach Jay Parker said.
Unleash Your Taste Buds: Llano's Triad of Must-Try Barbeques
In this article, we explore three exceptional barbecue spots in Llano. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Castell, Texas: A Beacon of Chili and Community at the Llano River Cook-Off
Every February, the small but spirited town of Castell, Texas, becomes a bustling hub for chili aficionados at the Llano River Chili Cook-Off. Held at the historic Castell General Store, this annual event is more than a competition; it's a celebration of the town's rich culinary heritage and a showcase of local hospitality. The store, a yellow beacon of Hill Country camaraderie since Randy Leifeste's 2010 takeover, plays host to a diverse crowd, from bikers to lawyers, all united by their love for this spicy stew. Last year, Kristie and Allen Hopson of Llano captured the title, exemplifying the exceptional chili craftsmanship that the competition fosters.
Two vie for open D53 seat
Two vie for open D53 seat Phil Reynolds Staff Writer Tue, 11/28/2023 - 02:40 Image Virdell Smith Body ...
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in mason, TX?
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around mason.