Commissioners hitting pavement for input on Marble Falls green spaces

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — With the city of Marble Falls eyeing a possible hotel and conference center amid three key parks, it’s time for residents to give their two cents (and more) on how they envision the future of the green spaces. And the Marble Falls Parks and Recreation commissioners will […]

City and school board races top May 7 elections

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Highland Lakes residents can help determine the future of their communities and school districts during the May 7 elections. (more…)

Burnet County quarry expansion protest prompts public meeting

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A proposed quarry expansion and the potential increase in the amount of dust from rock-crushing operations prompted a group of landowners to protest an air quality permit by APAC Texas LLC before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. (more…)

Marble Falls’ David Morgan drafted by Minnesota Vikings

JENNIFER FIERRO ● STAFF WRITER HORSESHOE BAY — Surrounded by family and friends April 30, David Morgan took the call of his life. On the other end of that phone call were Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman, head coach Mike Zimmer and tight ends coach Pat Shurmur. (more…)

Semi-pro Burnet County Cowboys have high hopes for 2016 season

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET —Burnet County Cowboys head coach Dennis Wilke said the 2016 team has all the elements to make a run at the Texas League of American Football championship. The squad is in its second year. (more…)

Students receive treatment after YMCA chlorine overexposure

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Emergency workers treated about a dozen Burnet Consolidated Independent School District students at the YMCA facility after a malfunction at the pool released too much chlorine into the water, officials say.  (more…)

Llano County sheriff’s candidate suspends GOP runoff campaign

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER LLANO — A candidate for sheriff has suspended his campaign in the upcoming May 24 runoff election, while the incumbent opponent says he will remain active in his bid to capture the Republican primary nomination. Challenger James Schilling’s name will still appear on the ballot. However, on April 25, he […]

Marble Falls celebrates Johnson Park’s legacy honor

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — As Bessie Jackson recounted how Johnson Park impacted the Marble Falls community, she shared the story of how, more than 120 years ago, the congregation of St. Frederick Baptist Church first met under some trees in the park. She quickly pointed out that the park hasn’t just welcomed church […]

New Burnet defensive coordinator backs out; Llano hires two coaches

06 May 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — The Burnet High School football team has resumed its search of a defensive coordinator. Burnet High School athletic director and head football coach Kurt Jones said on May 4 that Jason Byndom of Magnolia West had a change of heart after talking to family members. (more…)

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Granite Shoals Police Chief J.P. Wilson

Granite Shoals names Boshears interim police chief as Wilson leaves

06 May 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER GRANITE SHOALS — After more than 13 years under Chief J.P. Wilson, the Granite Shoals Police Department is going in a different direction as of May 6, according to City Manager Ken Nickel. Nickel said he felt there was a need for a change in leadership but wouldn’t comment further […]

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of April 29-May 5, 2016

06 May 2016

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of April 29-May 5, 2016, according to Burnet County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a […]

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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of April 26-May 2, 2016

06 May 2016

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of April 26-May 2, 2016, according to Llano County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a […]

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Marble Falls High School senior basketball player Reann Hall (seated, middle) signs her letter of intent to play basketball for Tarleton State University in Stephenville during a signing ceremony May 2 at Max Copeland Gym. She’s surrounded by her mother, Rachel Hall (seated, left), Lady Mustangs head coach David Schubert, and younger brother, Michael Hall. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls’ Reann Hall to play basketball at Tarleton State

05 May 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The biggest reason Marble Falls High School senior basketball player Reann Hall was offered a scholarship by Tarleton State University is because improvements to her defense and footwork last season. And that meant changing her approach to defense. (more…)

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Commissioners hitting pavement for input on Marble Falls green spaces

Commissioners hitting pavement for input on Marble Falls green spaces

05 May 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — With the city of Marble Falls eyeing a possible hotel and conference center amid three key parks, it’s time for residents to give their two cents (and more) on how they envision the future of the green spaces. And the Marble Falls Parks and Recreation commissioners will […]

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