Local man dies after jumping from bluff into Lake Buchanan

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LLANO COUNTY — A man’s death after jumping from a bluff into Lake Buchanan has prompted a cautionary note by water safety officials as people descend on the Highland Lakes this Fourth of July weekend. (more…)

Emergency town hall called over TxDOT’s plans for RR 1431

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON KINGSLAND — Residents who drive RR 1431 in Kingsland and Llano County can share their thoughts on possible changes to the roadway with the Texas Department of Transportation during an emergency town hall meeting Tuesday, June 27. (more…)

CASA for the Highland Lakes Area hands out awards to child advocates

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — CASA for the Highland Lakes Area recently honored a number of people who have worked tirelessly on behalf of abused and neglected children over a five-county area. (more…)

FAA investigating landing mishap at Burnet Municipal Airport

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — A pilot walked away without injuries June 24 after his aircraft slid off the Burnet Municipal Airport runway as he was attempting to land, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. (more…)

Bertram police officer injured during traffic stop collision

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BERTRAM — A police officer is recovering from injuries after a van collided with his patrol unit while he was inside during a traffic stop June 24 on Texas 29, Bertram Police Department officials said. (more…)

Two women killed in rollover on US 281 south of Burnet

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Two women died after a one-vehicle rollover on a rain-slicked U.S. 281 on June 24 just south of the Burnet city limits, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. (more…)

Marble Falls offers more waste disposal, recycling options at same rate

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — City officials have negotiated a deal with a waste disposal service to expand recycling container options and add more bulk pickup days for residential and commercial customers at the same and, in some cases, lower rates. (more…)

Missing Marble Falls woman found in Chicago

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A Marble Falls woman reported missing June 19 was found in Chicago, according to the Marble Falls Police Department. (more…)

The area of Lake Buchanan where Joshua Reid died is straddled by 20- to 30-foot bluffs and known for its idyllic views and quaint waterfalls. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Local man dies after jumping from bluff into Lake Buchanan

27 June 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LLANO COUNTY — A man’s death after jumping from a bluff into Lake Buchanan has prompted a cautionary note by water safety officials as people descend on the Highland Lakes this Fourth of July weekend. (more…)

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Emergency town hall called over TxDOT's plans for RR 1431

Emergency town hall called over TxDOT’s plans for RR 1431

27 June 2017

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON KINGSLAND — Residents who drive RR 1431 in Kingsland and Llano County can share their thoughts on possible changes to the roadway with the Texas Department of Transportation during an emergency town hall meeting Tuesday, June 27. (more…)

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Texas State Rep. Terry Wilson (R-Granite Shoals) presents Judge Cheryll Mabray (left) of the Texas Child Protection Court of the Hill Country with a CASA for the Highland Lakes Area service award. Mabray has spent her career as a county attorney and now an associate judge serving abuse and neglected children. CASA for the Highland Lakes Area serves Burnet, Blanco, Llano, Lampasas, and San Saba counties. Courtesy photo

CASA for the Highland Lakes Area hands out awards to child advocates

27 June 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — CASA for the Highland Lakes Area recently honored a number of people who have worked tirelessly on behalf of abused and neglected children over a five-county area. (more…)

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The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a landing mishap involving a small aircraft June 24 at the Burnet Municipal Airport. Photo from cityofburnet.com

FAA investigating landing mishap at Burnet Municipal Airport

26 June 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — A pilot walked away without injuries June 24 after his aircraft slid off the Burnet Municipal Airport runway as he was attempting to land, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. (more…)

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Bertram police officer injured during traffic stop collision

Bertram police officer injured during traffic stop collision

26 June 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BERTRAM — A police officer is recovering from injuries after a van collided with his patrol unit while he was inside during a traffic stop June 24 on Texas 29, Bertram Police Department officials said. (more…)

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Two women killed in rollover on US 281 south of Burnet

Two women killed in rollover on US 281 south of Burnet

26 June 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Two women died after a one-vehicle rollover on a rain-slicked U.S. 281 on June 24 just south of the Burnet city limits, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. (more…)

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Faith football fights hard against big schools at state 7-on-7

26 June 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO FORT WORTH — Though the Faith Academy of Marble Falls 7-on-7 football team didn’t win a game at the state tournament of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools, the Flames did gain something very valuable. Their new coach’s admiration. (more…)

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Marble Falls offers more waste disposal, recycling options at same rate

Marble Falls offers more waste disposal, recycling options at same rate

23 June 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — City officials have negotiated a deal with a waste disposal service to expand recycling container options and add more bulk pickup days for residential and commercial customers at the same and, in some cases, lower rates. (more…)

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