BCSO active shooter course aims to prevent tragic events

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — The Burnet County Sheriff’s Office will take aim at potential active shooter situations with a course focused on how to respond and stay safe during these violent events, which sometimes result in mass casualties. (more…)

Burnet County road rage case suspect arrested on assault with deadly weapon charges

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — An Illinois man will face five counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with an alleged November road rage incident on RR 1431, during which the suspect reportedly threatened a family and  exchanged gunfire with an off-duty Austin police officer, officials said. (more…)

‘Excuses have to go,’ says new Marble Falls AD on creating successful program

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Stability and player development are two things Marble Falls Independent School District athletic director Rick Hoover believes are keys to athletic success. (more…)

Burnet County ban on commercial landfills to protect water, resources

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — Burnet County commissioners recently approved an order prohibiting commercial landfill operations in unincorporated parts of the county to protect water and ground resources. (more…)

PEC accepting nominations for director candidates in districts 1, 6, 7

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM JOHNSON CITY — Pedernales Electric Cooperative is accepting nominations from eligible candidates in districts 1, 6, and 7 who are interested in running for the cooperative’s board of directors. (more…)

Officials: Be cautious if traveling but don’t ‘panic’ over ice storm warning

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Icy winter weather led to a few funny plays on words such as “Arctageddon” and “Snowmageddon.” Some Highland Lakes residents even found humor in their neighbors’ reactions to the Winter Storm Warning issued for the area Jan. 15-17. (more…)

Meals on Wheels opening new center in Burnet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Meals on Wheels of Williamson and Burnet Counties will celebrate the official grand opening of its new location with a free lunch for attendees and a ribbon cutting. The Burnet center will open at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at 602 North Wood St. At 11 a.m., people can […]

Llano police chief, two officers placed on leave; DA investigating

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LLANO — The Llano police chief and two officers joined a list of suspensions within the past three months of department staff placed on leave with pay pending the outcome of an investigation by the 33rd/424th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, officials said. (more…)

BCSO active shooter course aims to prevent tragic events

BCSO active shooter course aims to prevent tragic events

18 January 2018

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — The Burnet County Sheriff’s Office will take aim at potential active shooter situations with a course focused on how to respond and stay safe during these violent events, which sometimes result in mass casualties. (more…)

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David L. Meyer, 45, of Rockford, Illinois.

Burnet County road rage case suspect arrested on assault with deadly weapon charges

18 January 2018

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — An Illinois man will face five counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with an alleged November road rage incident on RR 1431, during which the suspect reportedly threatened a family and  exchanged gunfire with an off-duty Austin police officer, officials said. (more…)

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'Excuses have to go,' says new Marble Falls AD on creating successful program

‘Excuses have to go,’ says new Marble Falls AD on creating successful program

17 January 2018

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Stability and player development are two things Marble Falls Independent School District athletic director Rick Hoover believes are keys to athletic success. (more…)

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Burnet County ban on commercial landfills to protect water, resources

17 January 2018

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — Burnet County commissioners recently approved an order prohibiting commercial landfill operations in unincorporated parts of the county to protect water and ground resources. (more…)

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PHOTOS: Marble Falls Police Department swears in new officer

PHOTOS: Marble Falls Police Department swears in new officer

17 January 2018

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 10-16

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 10-16

17 January 2018

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Jan. 10-16, 2018, 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 court […]

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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 9-15

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 9-15

17 January 2018

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Jan. 9-15, 2018, 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 court […]

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PEC accepting nominations for director candidates in districts 1, 6, 7

PEC accepting nominations for director candidates in districts 1, 6, 7

16 January 2018

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM JOHNSON CITY — Pedernales Electric Cooperative is accepting nominations from eligible candidates in districts 1, 6, and 7 who are interested in running for the cooperative’s board of directors. (more…)

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