Former Marble Falls City Manager Ralph Hendricks on the road to recovery

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Ralph Hendricks always loved the night of the Christmas Light-Up Parade and Walkway of Lights opening. “What a joyful thing for this town, the parade and walkway,” Hendricks said Nov. 21 before this year’s event.

Burnet offense too much for King in Bulldogs’ 56-27 win

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF SAN ANTONIO — Kingsville King might have struck first, but once the Burnet High School football team got going, the Bulldogs didn’t stop. The Bulldogs (10-2) defeated the Brahmas (7-5) 56-27 on Nov. 21 in the area round of the Class 4A playoffs.

Marble Falls group, Wreaths Across America remember those who served

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When Cassandra Chambliss’ son was a Cub Scout, he and his troop would help lay Christmas wreaths on the graves of veterans at a local cemetery. “It was such an honor to be a part of something like that,” Chambliss said. But for some reason, the local endeavor […]

Drought prompts LCRA to seek OK to halt lake releases for fourth year

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM AUSTIN — With parts of Texas in the midst of a persistent, severe drought, the Lower Colorado River Authority will seek permission from the state to curtail releases of interruptible stored water from the Highland Lakes for downstream irrigation for the fourth year in a row. LCRA also will ask permission to […]

Burnet firefighters burn down vacant house in training exercise Nov. 19

  Burnet Fire Department firefighters take part in a training exercise Nov. 20 at a vacant house on South Pierce and Elm streets. The structure and an adjacent storage building were donated to the department for training use. For a full story, see the Nov. 26 edition of The Picayune.

Marble Falls dog park on Christmas list for Santa Claus

Megan Klaeger and her dog, Jo, pose for a photo with Santa Claus during the Paws 4 Claus fundraiser Nov. 19 at RBar & Grill in Marble Falls. Klaeger is trying to raise money for a fenced-in dog park built in Marble Falls.

Churches, groups serving community Thanksgiving meals

Several churches and organizations in the Highland Lakes are serving free Thanksgiving meals to the community. Here are a few. If your church or group is serving a free meal to the community, please leave a note in the comments section with time, date and place.

Class 5A officials want to even playing field with big and small school districts

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Superintendents in Class 5A have been reaching out to each other and University Interscholastic League officials to talk about splitting football districts into “small school” and “big school” divisions.

Christmas Light-Up Parade opens Walkway of Lights in Marble Falls

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Smiles as bright as two million lights will brighten Marble Falls on Nov. 21 for the Christmas Light-Up Parade and the Walkway of Lights. The parade begins at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 along Main Street. This year’s parade has 33 entries.

Residents of condos displaced after fire in Windermere Oaks

FROM STAFF REPORTS SPICEWOOD — Fire officials believe a dryer or an underground grinder pump might be to blame in a blaze that displaced the occupants of at least six condominium units and destroyed a complex in the Windermere Oaks subdivision. The blaze, reported at 3:40 a.m. Nov. 17, destroyed the condos within The Hill […]

Two fatal accidents over weekend on same stretch of Texas 29

24 November 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — Wet weather could be to blame in a one-vehicle rollover Nov. 21 that killed a Nolanville man on Texas 29 in Llano County, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Two days later, a Burnet man died in an accident involving a motorcycle on the same stretch of roadway. […]

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Former Marble Falls City Manager Ralph Hendricks on the road to recovery

24 November 2014

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Ralph Hendricks always loved the night of the Christmas Light-Up Parade and Walkway of Lights opening. “What a joyful thing for this town, the parade and walkway,” Hendricks said Nov. 21 before this year’s event.

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Burnet offense too much for King in Bulldogs’ 56-27 win

21 November 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF SAN ANTONIO — Kingsville King might have struck first, but once the Burnet High School football team got going, the Bulldogs didn’t stop. The Bulldogs (10-2) defeated the Brahmas (7-5) 56-27 on Nov. 21 in the area round of the Class 4A playoffs.

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Burnet police: No evidence of sexual assault at high school

21 November 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Burnet Police Department is not filing any charges after an investigation into a possible sexual assault that occurred during a Nov. 7 home high school football game.

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Marble Falls group, Wreaths Across America remember those who served

21 November 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When Cassandra Chambliss’ son was a Cub Scout, he and his troop would help lay Christmas wreaths on the graves of veterans at a local cemetery. “It was such an honor to be a part of something like that,” Chambliss said. But for some reason, the local endeavor […]

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Burnet businesses put out welcome mat with ‘come-on-back’ attitude

21 November 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — When somebody stops at the Burnet Antique Mall, they’re bound to find something interesting – including a life-size Santa Claus in the window. But if they can’t find just what they’re looking for, owner John Will doesn’t mind picking up the phone and calling some of the other local […]

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Marble Falls church tells oldest Christmas story with new twist

21 November 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Sometimes it takes a story being told from an entirely new perspective to remind us of the meaning. Take, for instance, the story of the Nativity. You know the one: about a stable in Bethlehem where a young lady named Mary gave birth to a baby she […]

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HOLIDAY RECIPES: Pumpkin ice cream simple treat

21 November 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — I’m going to admit this right off. I kind of took the easy way out this week for my cooking — well, in this case, mixing — endeavor. Burnet County AgriLife Extension Agent Linda Sue Wells provided me with what must be the most challenging recipe yet: […]

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Burnet County Jail bookings from the period of Nov. 14-20, 2014

21 November 2014

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Nov. 14-20, 2014, 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 Nov. 11-17, 2014

21 November 2014

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Nov. 11-17, 2014, 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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Drought prompts LCRA to seek OK to halt lake releases for fourth year

20 November 2014

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM AUSTIN — With parts of Texas in the midst of a persistent, severe drought, the Lower Colorado River Authority will seek permission from the state to curtail releases of interruptible stored water from the Highland Lakes for downstream irrigation for the fourth year in a row. LCRA also will ask permission to […]

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Burnet Fire Fighters

Burnet firefighters burn down vacant house in training exercise Nov. 19

20 November 2014

  Burnet Fire Department firefighters take part in a training exercise Nov. 20 at a vacant house on South Pierce and Elm streets. The structure and an adjacent storage building were donated to the department for training use. For a full story, see the Nov. 26 edition of The Picayune.

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Marble Falls dog park on Christmas list for Santa Claus

20 November 2014

Megan Klaeger and her dog, Jo, pose for a photo with Santa Claus during the Paws 4 Claus fundraiser Nov. 19 at RBar & Grill in Marble Falls. Klaeger is trying to raise money for a fenced-in dog park built in Marble Falls.

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Churches, groups serving community Thanksgiving meals

20 November 2014

Several churches and organizations in the Highland Lakes are serving free Thanksgiving meals to the community. Here are a few. If your church or group is serving a free meal to the community, please leave a note in the comments section with time, date and place.

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