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Horseshoe Bay named International Dark Sky Community

Bandera County Courier

Date: 12/24/2015 11:03:00 AM

In recognition of its exemplary efforts to preserve its naturally dark nighttime conditions, the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) announced today that it has designated the City of Horseshoe Bay as an International Dark Sky Community. The city is

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Lake Lyndon B Johnson Weather

The Weather Channel

Date: 10/14/2015 3:37:35 PM

Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms early. Clouds lingering later. High 86F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Mostly cloudy skies early. Scattered thunderstorms developing late. Low 66F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%

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Lake Lyndon B Johnson Weather

The Weather Channel

Date: 9/4/2015 3:42:40 AM

Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 96F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. A mostly clear sky. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 74F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph

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Ronald Lee Brown

The Sentinel Echo

Date: 8/6/2015 10:12:00 AM

Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother, Ronald Lee Brown, 65, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on August 17, 1949 in London, Ky., to George and Zylphia Brown, who, along with his daughter, Chelsea

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1965: Place a Man Can Call His Own

Date: 7/6/2015 7:50:00 AM

JOHNSON CITY, Texas — When Lyndon B. Johnson goes boating in Texas it is on Lake Lyndon B. Johnson. Lake Lyndon B. Johnson is 35 miles north of the LBJ Ranch, which is 15 miles east of Johnson City, which has a big sign at its town limits which says

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• River: Colorado River (Texas)
• Surface Area: 6,534 Acres
Lake Lyndon B. Johnson is located on the Colorado River in the Texas Hill Country in the United States. The reservoir was formed in 1950 by the construction of Granite Shoals Dam by the Lower Colorado River Authority. The Colorado River and the Llano River meet in the northern portion of the lake. The dam was renamed Wirtz Dam in 1952 for Alvin J. Wirtz, the first general counsel of the LCRA. The lake was originally called Lake Granite Shoals, but was renamed to Lake Lyndon B. Johnson in 1965 in honor of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson.

The lake provides cooling water for the Thomas J. Ferguson power plant operated by the LCRA.

Lake LBJ has been stocked with several species of fish including largemouth bass, white bass, catfish, and crappie.

The Nightengale Archaeological Center at Kingsland is an educational park operated by the Lower Colorado River Authority that is adjacent to Lake LBJ. Its normally constant level water which provides ideal conditions for boating, water-skiing, jet-skiing and other water sports, makes the lake very popular within the region.

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