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.
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.
Echoes of the Past: The Haunting Allure of Fife, Texas
In the heart of McCulloch County, the ghost town of Fife, Texas stands as a silent testament to a once-flourishing community. Established in the late 19th century and drawing its name from a Scottish shire, Fife was a beacon of agricultural prosperity, with a cotton gin, general stores, and a school as proof of its vitality. Yet, as decades passed, the town saw its population diminish from a robust 200 to a sparse few, leaving it a shadow of its former self, yet still rich with history for those intrigued by its legacy.
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.
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!
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.
Nov. 22 collisions claim two lives
Two separate collisions took the lives of drivers in Burnet and Llano counties on Nov. 22. At about 9 p.m. Wednesday, the driver of a vehicle traveling westbound on Texas 71 near the Mason-Llano county line went off the road, overcorrected into oncoming traffic, and struck an eastbound vehicle. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
Richland Springs completes season sweep of Cherokee, 78-54, bound for state semifinals
SAN SABA – The No. 4 Richland Springs Coyotes completed a season sweep of the District 16 rival No. 8 Cherokee Indians, 78-54, Friday night to earn the Class A Division II Region IV championship at Rogan Field. With the victory, the Coyotes (13-0) march on to the state...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.95 and $3.0 in Llano as of 2023-11-27. 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 Monday is $3.250, a week ago the price is $3.308 , according to AAA.
Doole, Texas: A Mysterious Gem in the Heart of McCulloch County
The quaint town of Doole, Texas, may not loom large on maps, but its historical significance and enigmatic beginnings make it a subject of intrigue and fascination. Established around the turn of the 20th century, Doole's origins are as mysterious as the sparse Texas plains that surround it. Originally named Gansel after a local family, the town underwent a name change in 1911 to honor David Doole, Jr., the Brady postmaster who guided the establishment of their post office. The details of Doole's founding, however, remain a tantalizing puzzle, with only fragmented records and oral histories to shed light on its past.
1 killed in head-on crash in Llano County
LLANO COUNTY, Texas - One person was killed in a deadly crash in Llano County, Texas DPS said. DPS said on Nov. 26, troopers responded to a deadly crash on SH-71 in Llano County. A vehicle traveling southbound attempted to pass a vehicle also traveling in the southbound lane. The...
Llano County to see new leadership
Llano County to see new leadership Phil Reynolds Staff Writer Tue, 11/21/2023 - 02:35 Image Blackburn Cantu Body ...
WEEK 14 GRIDIRON GLIMPSE: May, Richland Springs eye regional crowns; Comanche faces defending champ
May (9-3) vs. Jonesboro (11-1) The May Tigers missed out the District 14-A Division I championship earlier this season, but have the chance to secure a much more precious victory in a rematch with the Jonesboro Eagles Saturday night. No. 9 Jonesboro knocked off May, 48-22, back on Oct. 27...
CRC receives $25,000 matching grant; donate online or in person
Between now and Dec. 31, every dollar donated to the Community Resource Centers of Texas benevolence fund will be matched by Create Healthy. The Fredericksburg-based nonprofit chose the CRC as one of 10 area nonprofits to receive up to $25,000 in matching funds. “One hundred percent of all donations to...
Horseshoe Bay Resort wrestles with POA in civil lawsuit
Horseshoe Bay Resort wrestles with POA in civil lawsuit Subhead Judge gives both sides shot at mediation Phil Reynolds Staff Writer Tue, 11/21/2023 - 02:35 Image Horseshoe Bay Resort launched a lawsuit against the Horseshoe Bay POA over landscaping...
Fourth Quarter Leads to Outcome For the Yellow Jackets
Senior Owen Brooks forces the inbounder to use a bounce pass to get the ball to a teammate. The Llano High School boys basketball team lost to Abilene High 47-39 Nov. 18 at Howard Payne University. It was the Yellow Jackets' season opener. "We were right there in the third quarter," head coach Landry Norwood said. "In the fourth quarter, they pulled away." The contest’s pace favored Llano at the beginning even though the Eagles led 9-7 after the first period.
Lady Jackets Continue to Improve Through Tough Tourney
The Llano High School girls basketball team competed in the Hamilton Tournament Nov. 16-18 with losses to Goldthwaite 56-23, Comanche 64-27, Lorena 66-4 and McGregor 39-35 in double overtime. “McGregor is a lot like us,” Llano head coach Jay Parker said. “They’re very physical, they hustle. The effort is there; they play hard.
Richland Springs' Billy Perry highlights this weeks high school football top performers
Here's a look at some of the top performances from the Concho Valley after the second round of the high school football playoffs. Brownwood's Ike Hall completed six of nine passes for 120 yards and a touchdown with an interception and he rushed 17 times for 128 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Canyon Randall.
Thanksgiving Day closures and the origins of Black Friday
Government offices, schools, banks, and businesses across the Highland Lakes will be closed or operating at hobbled hours on Thanksgiving, which is Thursday, Nov. 23. Turkey day is followed by the annual holiday shopping extravaganza known as Black Friday. All area city and county government offices will be closed Thursday...
Lions nipped by Brady, 73-68
The Brownwood Lions slipped to 0-3 on the season with 73-68 loss to the Brady Bulldogs in non-district action Monday afternoon at Warren Gym. Still playing short-handed with the football team advancing to the third round of the playoffs, Brownwood trailed 20-16 after one quarter, 36-31 at halftime, and drew even at 53 heading into the fourth period, where Brady owned a 5-point scoring advantage.