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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.
Thursday, January 23, 2014 • Posted January 28, 2014
The Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center and Open Door Recovery House are gearing up for the Third Annual Girls Night Out event which will be Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Marble Falls Lakeside Pavilion. This pajama party for women 21 years or older will benefit the two non-profits that provide desperately needed services to the community. Girls Night Out offers businesses the opportunity to show support for the Crisis Center and Open Door Recovery House throug ...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 • Posted January 28, 2014
Eligible Pedernales Electric Cooperative members in PEC Board Districts 2 and 3 interested in running for a position on the Co-op’s Board of Directors may now obtain the petition forms needed to seek nomination. Petition forms and information are posted on PEC’s website at www.pec.coop/nomination. Members also may call 1-888-554-4732 or go to any PEC office to request the materials.
Thursday, January 23, 2014 • Posted January 27, 2014
Perissos Vineyards was honored with the coveted “Best of Class” award for their 2012 Aglianico, a red Italian wine made from grapes grown on estate at Perissos Vineyards in Burnet, Texas. Perissos also received the following medals for other wines submitted to the competition:2011 Syrah - Silver, 2012 Malbec - Bronze, 2012 Petite Sirah - Bronze, 2012 Racker’s Blend – Bronze The competition website provides a list of winners and medals as far back as 2006.
Thursday, January 9, 2014 • Posted January 15, 2014
Fredericksburg, TX The Hill Country Land Trust (HCLT), a non-profit land conservation group headquartered in Fredericksburg, Texas, announced today that Martha Zeiher has been named its first executive director, effective January 1, 2014. Ms. Zeiher will coordinate the land trust’s activities in its 19-county area of interest by working with landowners to preserve their property through land easements.
Thursday, January 9, 2014 • Posted January 15, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas––The year 1936 marked one of Texas’ most important milestones––the 100-year anniversary of Texas’ independence. The Texas-size celebration allocated millions from the state budget, and nearly as much in federal contributions, despite the fact this was during the Great Depression. President Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Texas, and festivals and commemorative events took place all over the state, kicking off what is now referred to as heritage tourism.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 • Posted December 31, 2013
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced plans to open the 2014 filing season on Jan. 31 and encouraged taxpayers to use e-file or Free File as the fastest way to receive refunds. The new opening date for individuals to file their 2013 tax returns will allow the IRS adequate time to program and test its tax processing systems.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 • Posted December 31, 2013
Senator Troy Frasier With all the hustle and bustle surrounding the holidays, it’s easy to lose sight of what Christmas is truly about. While we’re busy perfecting our wish lists or dropping hints about what would look perfect under the tree, it’s important to realize that the spirit of Christmas lies in generosity.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 • Posted December 10, 2013
The Comal Knighst of Columbus will feature Sammy Dale and Suzie Watts (vocalists) and Gene Bartkiewicz (accordianist) as special guest stars in their Country Christmas music show. Along with The House Band, the performance will begin at 7:30pm ending at 10:00pm on Tuesday, December 17 at the Knights of Columbus Hall (111 Landa St, New Braunfels).