Marble Falls football begins spring practices with 11 returning starters

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team begins spring practices April 26 with one advantage it hasn’t had in about four years: a returning starter at quarterback. (more…)

RV rolls over on U.S. 281 outside Marble Falls sending two to ER

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Authorities are investigating the cause of a crash involving a recreational vehicle that overturned on April 24 at the railroad tracks on U.S. 281 north of the city limits. (more…)

Early voting starts April 24 in city and school district races

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — While presidential and gubernatorial elections garner a lot of attention, it’s often the local city councils and school boards that have a direct impact on residents’ lives, making the May elections an important part of the civic landscape. (more…)

Llano voters to decide liquor-by-the-drink option, road tax hike

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER LLANO —  Llano voters will decide whether or not to give local businesses the option to sell mixed beverages as well as potentially pass a street repair proposition that would pay for tax bonds and increase city property taxes by nearly double the current rate. Early voting is April 24-28 […]

Blanco ISD counselor’s resignation effective immediately

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER BLANCO — The Blanco Independent School District board of trustees on April 17 accepted the resignation effective immediately of a middle school counselor accused of having an improper relationship with a student. (more…)

No injuries reported in train car derailment west of Bertram

FROM STAFF REPORTS BERTRAM — No injuries were reported after more than 20 empty train cars jumped the track April 19 on a railway adjacent to Texas 29 west of Bertram, officials said. (more…)

Granite Shoals man faces charges of child sexual assault and abuse

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER GRANITE SHOALS — A Granite Shoals man faces charges of sexual assault of a child after Child Protective Services alerted authorities about an accusation made by a youth under the age of 14, according to a Granite Shoals Police Department report. (more…)

Buda assistant principal hired for lead spot at Marble Falls High School

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School has a new principal. The Marble Falls Independent School District board of trustees approved the hiring of Damon Adams as the principal for the 2017-18 school year during its regular board meeting April 17. (more…)

Nicholas Allen Middleton

Separate crashes on Llano County highways kill two

25 April 2017

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story reported that both incidents were on Texas 71. The April 6 fatality involving a pedestrian was actually on Texas 29. We regret the error. FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating two fatal crashes, including one involving a pedestrian, on two rural highways in […]

Read the full story

Posted in Llano, News, News By Town0 Comments

Rising junior quarterback Andrew Stripling (center), who started for the Marble Falls High School football team in 2016, returns to the field with the rest of the Mustangs for spring practices Wednesday, April 26. Photo by Diana Cox

Marble Falls football begins spring practices with 11 returning starters

25 April 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team begins spring practices April 26 with one advantage it hasn’t had in about four years: a returning starter at quarterback. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Football, News, Sports0 Comments

RV rolls over on U.S. 281 outside Marble Falls sending two to ER

RV rolls over on U.S. 281 outside Marble Falls sending two to ER

24 April 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Authorities are investigating the cause of a crash involving a recreational vehicle that overturned on April 24 at the railroad tracks on U.S. 281 north of the city limits. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Marble Falls news, News, News By Town1 Comment

Marble Falls High School seniors Zachary Spruill (left) and Chase Salinas on April 20 sign their letters of intent to play basketball and baseball, respectively, for Texas Lutheran University in Seguin. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls baseball, basketball players headed to Texas Lutheran

24 April 2017

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Texas Lutheran University is getting a pair of quality Marble Falls High School athletes who will carry on what they learned as Mustangs to the next level. That’s what their head coaches said during the duo’s signing ceremony April 20. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Baseball, Basketball, News, Sports0 Comments

Man killed after crashing into back of Burnet school bus

22 April 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS BERTRAM — A 34-year-old man died April 21 after the car he was driving crashed into the back of a Burnet Consolidated Independent School District bus on Texas 29. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Burnet, News, News By Town3 Comments

Early voting starts April 24 in city and school district races

Early voting starts April 24 in city and school district races

21 April 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — While presidential and gubernatorial elections garner a lot of attention, it’s often the local city councils and school boards that have a direct impact on residents’ lives, making the May elections an important part of the civic landscape. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in 2016 Election Guide, Featured Story - Home Slider, Government0 Comments

Llano voters to decide liquor-by-the-drink option, road tax hike

Llano voters to decide liquor-by-the-drink option, road tax hike

20 April 2017

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER LLANO —  Llano voters will decide whether or not to give local businesses the option to sell mixed beverages as well as potentially pass a street repair proposition that would pay for tax bonds and increase city property taxes by nearly double the current rate. Early voting is April 24-28 […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Government, Llano, News, News By Town2 Comments

Blanco ISD counselor's resignation effective immediately

Blanco ISD counselor’s resignation effective immediately

19 April 2017

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER BLANCO — The Blanco Independent School District board of trustees on April 17 accepted the resignation effective immediately of a middle school counselor accused of having an improper relationship with a student. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Blanco, Crime Prevention Programs, Featured Story - Home Slider, News, News By Town0 Comments

Highland Lakes Sports Headlines

GOT NEWS?

830-693-7152

Call the Tip Line.


marketplace

Sign Up For Our Newsletter

KBEY 103.9 Radio Picayune

This week in The Picayune