Bertram woman dies following two-car crash outside Bertram

  CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story said a 72-year-old man was killed in the collision. The deceased, Christopher Bussell, is a woman. DailyTrib.com regrets the error. STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BERTRAM — A 72-year-old woman died July 25 in a collision after she pulled out onto the highway from a rural road and […]

Police: Woman buys cigars with counterfeit cash in Bertram

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BERTRAM — Authorities are sifting through surveillance video to identify a woman accused of purchasing cigars with counterfeit cash at a convenience store on Texas 29, according to the Bertram Police Department. (more…)

Survey says most popular boat ramp in Marble Falls is …

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — The results of a camera-tracked survey that collected usage data revealed that Johnson Park has the most-used boat ramp — and the set-to-be-relocated Lakeside Park’s ramp is not far behind. (more…)

28-year-old man dies from accidental drowning on Lake Buchanan

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LAKE BUCHANAN — A Mexican national died July 23, several hours after he fell off a floating tube into Lake Buchanan at Llano County Park during a weekend outing, according to a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department report. (more…)

Faith Academy athletes break in new weight room

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy of Marble Falls athletes don’t have to go looking for a place to get their workouts in anymore since the school opened a 4,600-square-foot facility on its campus. (more…)

Leander firm makes $750,000 offer on Marble Falls police building

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — City officials have accepted a $750,000 offer from a Leander real estate firm for the potential purchase of the downtown Marble Falls Police Department building. (more…)

Fire departments in the Highland Lakes have a pressing need: volunteers

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO GRANITE SHOALS — A pressing need for volunteer firefighters is growing across the country, and the Highland Lakes is no exception. While fire chiefs at the volunteer departments in Marble Falls and Burnet said they have just enough volunteers, the reality is there’s always room for more. (more…)

First State Bank of Burnet recognized as Texas treasure

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Ever since Ike D. White hosted a meeting of 15 stockholders in October 1908, First State Bank of Burnet has faithfully served the community on the city’s historic courthouse square. Now, the Texas Historical Commission is honoring the bank with its Texas Treasure Business Award. (more…)

Bertram woman dies following two-car crash outside Bertram

Bertram woman dies following two-car crash outside Bertram

25 July 2017

  CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story said a 72-year-old man was killed in the collision. The deceased, Christopher Bussell, is a woman. DailyTrib.com regrets the error. STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BERTRAM — A 72-year-old woman died July 25 in a collision after she pulled out onto the highway from a rural road and […]

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The Bertram Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding suspects accused of passing a $100 bill at a Bertram convenience store, located in the 500 block of Texas 29. Courtesy photo

Police: Woman buys cigars with counterfeit cash in Bertram

25 July 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BERTRAM — Authorities are sifting through surveillance video to identify a woman accused of purchasing cigars with counterfeit cash at a convenience store on Texas 29, according to the Bertram Police Department. (more…)

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Hill Country Memorial earns highest Women’s Choice Awards

25 July 2017

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM FREDERICKSBURG — For the fourth consecutive year, Hill Country Memorial has been recognized by Women’s Choice Award as an America’s Best Hospital for Obstetrics and as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience. (more…)

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Data gathered counting boat ramp use in Marble Falls compared boating activity at the community’s amenities located in three parks, including Johnson Park. Photo copyright of city of Marble Falls

Survey says most popular boat ramp in Marble Falls is …

24 July 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — The results of a camera-tracked survey that collected usage data revealed that Johnson Park has the most-used boat ramp — and the set-to-be-relocated Lakeside Park’s ramp is not far behind. (more…)

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28-year-old man dies from accidental drowning on Lake Buchanan

28-year-old man dies from accidental drowning on Lake Buchanan

24 July 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LAKE BUCHANAN — A Mexican national died July 23, several hours after he fell off a floating tube into Lake Buchanan at Llano County Park during a weekend outing, according to a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department report. (more…)

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Faith Academy athletes break in new weight room

Faith Academy athletes break in new weight room

24 July 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy of Marble Falls athletes don’t have to go looking for a place to get their workouts in anymore since the school opened a 4,600-square-foot facility on its campus. (more…)

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The Tex’s Waves Swim Team celebrated a successful Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Region 3 swim meet July 15 at Landa Park Aquatic Complex in New Braunfels. Tex’s Waves swimmer are Brynlie Tappe (left), who earned two fourth-place finishes; Hayden Brown, who earned one first-, one third-, one fourth-, and one sixth-place finish; Katelyn LaJoie, who earned two firsts, one second, and one third; and Julianna LaJoie, who earned one fifth and one eighth. Hayden Brown and Kately LaJoie earned a berth in the 2017 TAAF Summer Games of Texas on July 27-30 at the Edinburg Water Park in Edinburg. Courtesy photo

Information meeting July 25 in Burnet for Tex’s Waves youth swim team

24 July 2017

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON BURNET — Coach James Cole is well aware of the Tex’s Waves swim team’s history and background, and that’s one reason he’s working to drum up attention and enthusiasm for the program, which is based out of the YMCA of the Highland Lakes at Galloway-Hammond. (more…)

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Leander firm makes $750,000 offer on Marble Falls police building

Leander firm makes $750,000 offer on Marble Falls police building

21 July 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — City officials have accepted a $750,000 offer from a Leander real estate firm for the potential purchase of the downtown Marble Falls Police Department building. (more…)

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