Team flexes hunting bows for Granite Shoals deer-control pilot program

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER GRANITE SHOALS — After a rigorous series of written and field tests, Granite Shoals City Councilman Mark Morren has added “deer harvest team specialist” to his repertoire of skills, which have included everything from utility designer to wildlife management guide. (more…)

Fallen Burnet firefighter Daniel Hampton to be honored at national memorial

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet firefighter/EMT Daniel Hampton was looking forward to starting his dream job of being a full-time firefighter. But he never got to experience that dream because he died in 2015 while driving an ambulance during a patient transfer. (more…)

Faith football healed and ready for district opener vs. St. Joseph

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Play starts in Division III District 4 of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools, and the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team is bracing for St. Joseph Catholic School’s very best Sept. 30. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s athletic complex, 6044 Rye […]

Burnet graduate’s walk-off homer wins Mexican league World Series game

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER TIJUANA, Mexico — The swing of one bat moved Burnet High School alumnus Dustin Martin from an elite baseball player to a legend for the Tijuana Toros. In the bottom of the ninth inning in the first game of the Mexican league World Series on Sept. 7, the Toros were […]

Marble Falls OKs nearly 11 percent water rate hike to pay project debt

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A water rate hike approved by the Marble Falls City Council will increase water bills citywide by nearly 11 percent to pay the debt on infrastructure projects — some of which were ordered to bring the system up to state standards, officials say. (more…)

Get your small business off the ground with free workshop

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When Lerin Lockwood was looking for a little help to take her Lion Latch, a jewelry protector, from idea to marketable product, she turned to a SCORE mentor. (more…)

Red Cross is more local than you think

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — One misconception Rik Chapman hears when he talks to people about the Red Cross is they think it only responds to disasters on a national or international scale. (more…)

Roger Staubach’s biggest pass wasn’t with the Cowboys

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER HORSESHOE BAY — After a professional football career that included several trips to the Super Bowl and a college career at the Naval Academy along with winning the Heisman Trophy, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach had to really dig through his gridiron years when it came to picking his […]

Team flexes hunting bows for Granite Shoals deer-control pilot program

Team flexes hunting bows for Granite Shoals deer-control pilot program

30 September 2016

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER GRANITE SHOALS — After a rigorous series of written and field tests, Granite Shoals City Councilman Mark Morren has added “deer harvest team specialist” to his repertoire of skills, which have included everything from utility designer to wildlife management guide. (more…)

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Fallen Burnet firefighter Daniel Hampton to be honored at national memorial

Fallen Burnet firefighter Daniel Hampton to be honored at national memorial

30 September 2016

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet firefighter/EMT Daniel Hampton was looking forward to starting his dream job of being a full-time firefighter. But he never got to experience that dream because he died in 2015 while driving an ambulance during a patient transfer. (more…)

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Llano junior receiver Anthony Watson is on his way to scoring the second touchdown of the Yellow Jackets’ 62-7 win against Austin Eastside Memorial on Sept. 29. Watson had three catches for 53 yards and two touchdowns. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Llano football breaks losing streak with 62-7 victory

30 September 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER AUSTIN — The Llano High School football team emphatically snapped a four-game losing streak by beating Austin Eastside Memorial 62-7 on Sept. After the Yellow Jackets (2-4 overall, District 13-4A Division II) took a 41-0 lead midway through the second quarter, officials used a running clock the rest of the […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls quarterback Garrett Henderson hands the ball to running back Cameron Ellenberger. The Flames open Division III District 4 of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools play on Sept. 30 against St. Joseph Catholic School in Bryan. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith football healed and ready for district opener vs. St. Joseph

29 September 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Play starts in Division III District 4 of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools, and the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team is bracing for St. Joseph Catholic School’s very best Sept. 30. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s athletic complex, 6044 Rye […]

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Burnet High School alumnus Dustin Martin and his son, Jett, are enjoying the offseason after Martin finished the Mexican league baseball season with a World Series win. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet graduate’s walk-off homer wins Mexican league World Series game

29 September 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER TIJUANA, Mexico — The swing of one bat moved Burnet High School alumnus Dustin Martin from an elite baseball player to a legend for the Tijuana Toros. In the bottom of the ninth inning in the first game of the Mexican league World Series on Sept. 7, the Toros were […]

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The Marble Falls City Council is scheduled to approve a water rate hike on Oct. 18 that will increase the average customer water bills by 11 percent. That money will be used to pay the debt on city infrastructure projects, including improvements to the water system. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Marble Falls OKs nearly 11 percent water rate hike to pay project debt

28 September 2016

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A water rate hike approved by the Marble Falls City Council will increase water bills citywide by nearly 11 percent to pay the debt on infrastructure projects — some of which were ordered to bring the system up to state standards, officials say. (more…)

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