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Thursday, October 2, 2014 • Posted October 9, 2014
At a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30, the Pedernales Electric Cooperative Board of Directors voted to reduce the Co-op’s per-kilowatt-hour delivery charge effective with electricity purchased beginning Dec. 1, 2014. “The Board of Directors has worked with management the past few years to get the Cooperative in a very stable and strong financial position,” said PEC Board President Dr.
Thursday, September 25, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014 • Photos
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site invites everyone to join in the fun on Saturday, September 27th, 2014 for Farm Demonstration Day. Step back in time and come visit and tour the Sauer Beckmann Living History Farm. Period dressed park ranger interpreters will take you back in time to the traditions of a 1915 German farm family.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 23, 2014
Austin, Texas—August 26, 2014 – MicroAssist, a technology service provider specializing in facilitating the delivery of State and Local services to the public, announced it has created a mobile app for the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), which provides up-to-date information on most wanted fugitives and sex offenders, and information related to human trafficking.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 23, 2014
As part of its “Be Well with Diabetes” program, the Hill Country Memorial Wellness Center will host two seminars on managing the nutritional and health needs of those with diabetes on Sept. 9 and Sept. 11. On Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. certified diabetes educator Kim Thornton, RD, LD, will lead “Nutrition Management of Diabetes.” The seminar will cover the skills to help control blood sugars through dietary modification.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 23, 2014
In observance of Grief Awareness Day on Saturday, Aug. 30, Hill Country Memorial Hospice reminds the community of its many support groups and bereavement services. Grief Awareness Day advocates are seeking recognition by the federal government to officially mark Aug. 30 as a day of observance for anyone affected by the loss of a loved one. HCM Hospice offers several support groups and events throughout the year including semi-annual memorial services and an annual family retreat.
Thursday, September 4, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Dripping Springs artist Katy Hodgkins is creating an original stacked stone sculpture at The Benini Galleries and Sculpture Ranch that can be viewed Friday, September 5 through Sunday, September 7th, from ten to six. Her sculpture joins 80 other sculptures by national and international artists on the ranch that are viewable free of charge at this fine arts ranch near Johnson City. Hodgkins is the youngest sculptor on this ranch that features artists who have attained the highest exhibition v ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Hill Country Memorial, orthopedic surgeons and rehab specialists are teaming up to offer free orthopedic and physical therapy evaluations to middle and high school athletes on Saturdays beginning September 6 and continuing through November 8. Sports Injury Clinics are held each Saturday in Fredericksburg at Hill Country Memorial, 1020 S.
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Thursday, September 4, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014
Question: My child was recently diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. A social worker at the hospital informed us that our child might qualify for SSI benefits. We do not know anything about this program or about assistance that is available for families facing such a hard road ahead. Can you elaborate on the qualifications for SSI benefits for children? Answer: September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, designated to bring attention to the types of cancer that largely affect childr ...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014 • Photos
PEC’s Board of Directors on Monday, July 21, learned of steps Co-op management is taking to achieve the renewable resource goal set by the Board in 2008. “These are exciting times as we look toward the renewable energy area,” said Chief Executive Officer John D. Hewa. “Pricing is advantageous, and PEC is pursuing cost-effective ways to bring affordable, clean, renewable energy to its members.” PEC currently maintains about 22 percent renewable generation capacity and is working tow ...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014
Stonewall, Texas - Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site, in conjunction with the Fredericksburg Wal-Mart Store, are sponsoring the park’s annual fishing clinic June 7th from 10:00 a.m. to noon. This year, the LBJ Annual Fishing Day will be held along the banks of the Pedernales River just below the LBJ State Park Resource Center (Scout Hut), located at 2341 Ranch Road 1.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014
The use of food stamps in Blanco County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food dollars, contributing to local spending and helping spark a national debate about the future of the federal nutrition program. The proportion of Blanco County residents receiving food stamps hit 8.4 percent in 2011, according to the U.S.
Thursday, March 13, 2014 • Posted March 20, 2014
According to Johnson City Chief of Police Randy Holland, on June 6, 2012, Pedernales Electric Cooperative officials contacted Johnson City Police Department in reference to unauthorized credit card purchases for electronic devices. An investigation was initiated with the requested assistance of the Texas Department of Public Safety Ranger Division and the FBI Task Force. On Wednesday, March 5, 2014, Chief Holland, Lieutenant Ross Allen and Investigator Thon Overstreet presented the facts of th ...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014 • Photos
The life and music of Country’s first superstar comes to life with Jake Penrod in Hank Williams Remembered at 3pm on Saturday, March 15th at the YO Ranch Hotel and Convention Center in Kerrville. A stark traditionalist, Jake Penrod is as close to Country as Country gets. His trademark, of course, was his uncanny resemblance to the King of Country Music.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014 • Photos
Evan Stubbs has beaten incumbent Judge Dan Mills for the Republican nomination for Mills’ job on the bench in the 424th Judicial District, and Stubbs faces no democrat in November.  It was the roughest campaign in the Hill Country. “I think Dan Mills’ tactics turned off a lot of people,” Stubbs told The Llano News in a lengthy post-vote interview. Stubbs, an attorney, acknowledged he threw plenty of vocal arrows at his foe, but he declared: “Everything I said I can back up,” but, ...
Thursday, January 30, 2014 • Posted February 4, 2014
While you are making resolutions for 2014, make a resolution to pay your child support in full and on time. By paying your child support, you are setting a good example for your children and helping to secure their future. Thank you to those parents who paid their child support in full and on time in 2013.