Marble Falls releases proposed design for hotel/conference center

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Officials have unveiled the proposed design for a hotel/conference center, expected to be under construction by late summer should all the investment, franchise, and development pieces fall into place. (more…)

Marble Falls High School’s one-act play ‘Alice!’ advances to area

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School theater arts program won first place with its one-act play “Alice!” on March 22 during district competition. The students advance to the area contest on Saturday, April 1, at Claudia Taylor High School in San Antonio. (more…)

Marble Falls soccer beats Lanier in first-round playoff match

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER AUSTIN — It took an extra 20 minutes of play, but the Marble Falls High School boys soccer team nabbed its first playoff win in three years March 24. The Mustangs defeated Austin Lanier 1-0 in double overtime thanks to a goal by freshman Gilder Vasquez with an assist from […]

New Bealls in Marble Falls on schedule to open April 6

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A new Bealls store, scheduled to open April 6, will debut in its new location with a number of additional amenities and more space for merchandise, officials said. (more…)

Texas Parks and Wildlife grant to fund Granite Shoals sports facility

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF REPORTER AUSTIN — The city of Granite Shoals received an unexpected lunchtime treat March 23. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, through its point system, awarded the city $500,000 to build a multipurpose sports facility on Phillips Ranch Road next to the Roddick Tennis Center, which houses full-length covered tennis courts […]

New Groceries to Go delivers to homebound; volunteers needed

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — It’s not easy for Mike Jack to be hundreds of miles away from his 90-year-old mother. What eases his worry for her is he knows there are people who check on her at least every other day to make sure she has food, her prescriptions, and other […]

Marble Falls ISD board president Rick Edwards resigns

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Rick Edwards, president of the Marble Falls Independent School District board of trustees, submitted his resignation to the full board during the regular March 21 meeting. Edwards stepped down because of family reasons, MFISD Superintendent Chris Allen said. (more…)

Marble Falls police believe massage parlor hid prostitution ring

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Police have collected evidence to uncover what they believe to be a prostitution operation potentially involving more than the two people first arrested and suspected of being in the country illegally, according to investigators. (more…)

Marble Falls releases proposed design for hotel/conference center

Marble Falls releases proposed design for hotel/conference center

27 March 2017

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Officials have unveiled the proposed design for a hotel/conference center, expected to be under construction by late summer should all the investment, franchise, and development pieces fall into place. (more…)

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The Marble Falls High School theater program earned first place March 22 in the University Interscholastic League one-act play district competition. The win sends them to the area contest April 1 at Claudia Taylor High School in San Antonio. The MFHS program is performing ‘Alice!’ for the contest season. On March 29, the students will perform the one-act play in the school auditorium at 7 p.m. The show is appropriate for all ages, and tickets are $5 at the door. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls High School’s one-act play ‘Alice!’ advances to area

27 March 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School theater arts program won first place with its one-act play “Alice!” on March 22 during district competition. The students advance to the area contest on Saturday, April 1, at Claudia Taylor High School in San Antonio. (more…)

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The Marble Falls High School boys soccer team defeated Austin Lanier 1-0 in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls soccer beats Lanier in first-round playoff match

25 March 2017

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER AUSTIN — It took an extra 20 minutes of play, but the Marble Falls High School boys soccer team nabbed its first playoff win in three years March 24. The Mustangs defeated Austin Lanier 1-0 in double overtime thanks to a goal by freshman Gilder Vasquez with an assist from […]

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Marble Falls Area EMS, Marble Falls Fire Rescue, the Marble Falls Volunteer Fire Department, and the Horseshoe Bay Fire Department recently trained together at the Marble Falls public yard to hone the first responders' skills at accident scenes. Courtesy photos

Marble Falls, Horseshoe Bay first responders simulate crash scenes for team training

24 March 2017

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — From cutting through metal in a scorched vehicle to rushing a patient into an ambulance, the ability of first responders to successfully accomplish such feats requires regular training as well as experience. (more…)

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Workers prepare the sign at the new Bealls store, 1400 RR 1431 in Marble Falls, which is scheduled for a grand opening April 6. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

New Bealls in Marble Falls on schedule to open April 6

23 March 2017

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A new Bealls store, scheduled to open April 6, will debut in its new location with a number of additional amenities and more space for merchandise, officials said. (more…)

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The future home of the Granite Shoals Multipurpose Sports Facility. The building is located next to the Roddick Tennis Center in Granite Shoals. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Texas Parks and Wildlife grant to fund Granite Shoals sports facility

23 March 2017

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF REPORTER AUSTIN — The city of Granite Shoals received an unexpected lunchtime treat March 23. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, through its point system, awarded the city $500,000 to build a multipurpose sports facility on Phillips Ranch Road next to the Roddick Tennis Center, which houses full-length covered tennis courts […]

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Open floodgates at Max Starcke Dam in Marble Falls in May 2015. Staff photo by Jared Fields

LCRA offers flood operations notifications by phone or email

23 March 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — With the spring months traditionally among the wettest of the year for the Highland Lakes, the Lower Colorado River Authority is encouraging residents to sign up for free notifications of LCRA flood operations. (more…)

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Granite Shoals leaders holding informal meeting for residents to share concerns and ideas

23 March 2017

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER GRANITE SHOALS — Aware that not everyone can attend regular meetings of the Granite Shoals City Council, and that it’s a rather formal setting, city leaders are hosting a more relaxed gathering to give residents a chance to learn what’s going on as well as share their ideas and concerns. […]

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