Granite Shoals man dies in crash during police pursuit

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — An 18-year-old Granite Shoals man died Oct. 19 in a crash while being pursued by police, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. (more…)

Short stretch of Phillips Ranch Road to get biggest portion of funding

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO GRANITE SHOALS — The shortest segment of road on the proposed $3 million bond “reconfirm” vote in Granite Shoals will get the biggest dose of funding, but officials say they have a good reason for the expenditure: patchwork. (more…)

For two decades, Bluebonnet Trails has provided mental health care services close to home

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — Martin McLean admitted that his initial reluctance 20 years ago to opening community centers for Bluebonnet Trails Community Services missed the mark. But as he steps down from the organization’s board that he helped bring to fruition, McLean sees the community locations as a major part of Bluebonnet Trails’s […]

Burnet up against state-ranked Gatesville and its big offensive line

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — For the past three years, the winner of the Burnet-Gatesville football game has advanced to the playoffs. Last year, the District 13-4A Division I contest couldn’t have been closer with the Bulldogs prevailing 38-35 in double overtime. (more…)

Marble Falls on the road against Kerrville Tivy team tied for second

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The District 26-5A schedule doesn’t get easier for the Marble Falls High School football team. The Mustangs (2-4 overall, 0-3 district) travel to Kerrville Tivy (4-2, 2-1) on Friday, Oct. 20. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. at Antler Stadium, located at Stadium and Holdworth drives in Kerrville. Catch the […]

Seton Care-A-Van offering free flu shots for children at two locations

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The death of a child prompted Becky Fox, director of development for Seton Highland Lakes, to approach Care-A-Van workers about offering free flu shots to youths. (more…)

Woman recovers from burns, two dogs perish in Horseshoe Bay fire

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY HORSESHOE BAY— Investigators have released more details regarding a manufactured home fire in which four people suffered injuries and two pets died in the early morning hours of Oct. 17. (more…)

Burnet police station plans take shape with release of design

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — Burnet city officials on Oct. 17 released a conceptual design of the future police station to be located on land north of the fire hall on U.S 281 south. Burnet City Council approved building on the city-owned parcel of land after narrowing the search from a list of 15 […]

Granite Shoals man dies in crash during police pursuit

Granite Shoals man dies in crash during police pursuit

19 October 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — An 18-year-old Granite Shoals man died Oct. 19 in a crash while being pursued by police, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. (more…)

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Short stretch of Phillips Ranch Road to get biggest portion of funding

19 October 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO GRANITE SHOALS — The shortest segment of road on the proposed $3 million bond “reconfirm” vote in Granite Shoals will get the biggest dose of funding, but officials say they have a good reason for the expenditure: patchwork. (more…)

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Bluebonnet Trails Community Service executive director Andrea Richardson (left) says retired Burnet County Judge Martin McLean has been an instrumental leader in establishing the program as well as advocating for it over the years as a board member. McLean recently stepped down from the Bluebonnet Trails Community Service board but believes it’s in good hands. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

For two decades, Bluebonnet Trails has provided mental health care services close to home

19 October 2017

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — Martin McLean admitted that his initial reluctance 20 years ago to opening community centers for Bluebonnet Trails Community Services missed the mark. But as he steps down from the organization’s board that he helped bring to fruition, McLean sees the community locations as a major part of Bluebonnet Trails’s […]

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Burnet High School senior receiver Blaine Burkhalter runs through a hole during the Bulldogs’ 42-16 loss to China Spring on Oct. 13. Burnet is looking to bounce back in a District 13-4A Division I game against Gatesville on Oct. 20. Photo by Luedecke Photography

Burnet up against state-ranked Gatesville and its big offensive line

19 October 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — For the past three years, the winner of the Burnet-Gatesville football game has advanced to the playoffs. Last year, the District 13-4A Division I contest couldn’t have been closer with the Bulldogs prevailing 38-35 in double overtime. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School junior running back Cooper Wilson is second on the team in rushing yards with 274 on 56 carries. The Mustangs face Kerrville Tivy in a road game Oct. 20. Photo by Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls on the road against Kerrville Tivy team tied for second

19 October 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The District 26-5A schedule doesn’t get easier for the Marble Falls High School football team. The Mustangs (2-4 overall, 0-3 district) travel to Kerrville Tivy (4-2, 2-1) on Friday, Oct. 20. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. at Antler Stadium, located at Stadium and Holdworth drives in Kerrville. Catch the […]

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Seton Care-A-Van offering free flu shots for children at two locations

Seton Care-A-Van offering free flu shots for children at two locations

19 October 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The death of a child prompted Becky Fox, director of development for Seton Highland Lakes, to approach Care-A-Van workers about offering free flu shots to youths. (more…)

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Four people survived, but two pets died in a Horseshoe Bay mobile home fire Oct. 17 on Stag Road in Horseshoe Bay. Courtesy photo

Woman recovers from burns, two dogs perish in Horseshoe Bay fire

18 October 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY HORSESHOE BAY— Investigators have released more details regarding a manufactured home fire in which four people suffered injuries and two pets died in the early morning hours of Oct. 17. (more…)

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Burnet officials released a conceptual design of the proposed police department to be located north of the Burnet Fire Department on U.S. 281. Courtesy rendering

Burnet police station plans take shape with release of design

18 October 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — Burnet city officials on Oct. 17 released a conceptual design of the future police station to be located on land north of the fire hall on U.S 281 south. Burnet City Council approved building on the city-owned parcel of land after narrowing the search from a list of 15 […]

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