Judge modifies sentence in ex-PEC GM’s money laundering case

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER JOHNSON CITY — A state district judge has modified the terms of a sentence for former PEC general manager Bennie Fuelberg, convicted of a money laundering scheme using utility funds to benefit a family member and a former board member’s son. (more…)

Baylor Scott & White hospital opens in Marble Falls with ER, labor and delivery

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When the new Baylor Scott & White Medical Center opens 7 a.m. Aug. 3, it marks the realization of a dream that’s a decade old — even older, in some circles. (more…)

DailyTrib.com reporter gets her big day at Big 12 Media Days

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER DALLAS — You know those movie scenes of press conferences where reporters are pushing each other, sidestepping equipment and yelling out questions to a single person? And as you watch, you feel sorry for the one who has to answer those questions? Last week was just like that at the […]

Time to purchase season tickets for high school football

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — A change in how Burnet High School season football tickets are designed means more of a pro look and a savings in printing costs. Having a private company print the tickets saved the athletic department about $2,500, athletic secretary Sandra Garrett said. (more…)

Gateway neighbors deal with blasting, noise, dust at CVS construction site

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — After several weeks of construction, the CVS Pharmacy project has made quite an impact on nearby residents and businesses in the Gateway subdivision. (more…)

Body of man believed to be missing camper found near Lake Buchanan

FROM STAFF REPORTS TOW— After several days of searching, a volunteer fire crew on July 25 found what authorities believe is the body of a 50-year-old man who went missing in the middle of the night during an outing with friends at a Lower Colorado River Authority park, according to the Llano County Sheriff’s Office. […]

Landmark ex-MFISD building demolished for potential development

CONNIE SWINNEY• STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Potential economic development has prompted the owners of a 21,000 square-foot building to demolish an unoccupied structure considered a landmark for 30 years in the eastern entryway of the city. On July 23 and 24, crews tore down the structure built in 1986 as a school district facility. […]

After-hours dumping costing Marble Falls Library Thrift Store

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Virginia Cervantez and Dottie Yturri love the mission of the Marble Falls Library Thrift Store. Everything the store makes through sales of donated items goes toward the Marble Falls Public Library. But the store has a few problems, and the two hope the community can help them out. […]

U.S. 281 crash sends 85-year-old Marble Falls man to ER

30 July 2015

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — An elderly man is recovering from injuries after a collision July 29 on U.S. 281 adjacent to the La Ventana subdivision on the south end of the city, according to the Marble Falls Police Department. The wreck happened at 8:17 p.m. on the highway at the La Ventana Drive […]

Read the full story

Posted in Marble Falls news, News, News By Town0 Comments

Upcoming Burnet Job Fair making beneficial connections

30 July 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Businesses from across the Hill Country will participate in a job fair Aug. 6 in the hopes of finding eager people wanting to start a career. The event is 4-6 p.m. at the Burnet Community Center, 401 Jackson St. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Burnet, News, News By Town0 Comments

Ex-PEC general manager Bennie Fuelberg

Judge modifies sentence in ex-PEC GM’s money laundering case

29 July 2015

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER JOHNSON CITY — A state district judge has modified the terms of a sentence for former PEC general manager Bennie Fuelberg, convicted of a money laundering scheme using utility funds to benefit a family member and a former board member’s son. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Crime & Courtrooms, Featured Story - Home Slider, Government, News, PEC0 Comments

Baylor Scott & White hospital opens in Marble Falls with ER, labor and delivery

Baylor Scott & White hospital opens in Marble Falls with ER, labor and delivery

29 July 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When the new Baylor Scott & White Medical Center opens 7 a.m. Aug. 3, it marks the realization of a dream that’s a decade old — even older, in some circles. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Marble Falls news, News, News By Town0 Comments

Faith Academy Russ Roberts

Faith Academy’s Russ Roberts new AD at First Baptist Christian School

28 July 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Former Faith Academy of Marble Falls head football coach Russ Roberts has been named the new athletic director at First Baptist Christian School. Roberts announced his hire July 23. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Marble Falls news, News, News By Town1 Comment

A new home in the 700 block of Pierce Street in Burnet is among about a dozen lots purchased by the Burnet Economic Development Corp. for the My Town initiative, which works with the private housing industry to create more middle-income housing in the community. Courtesy photo

Burnet EDC cultivating city middle-income housing initiative

28 July 2015

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Since Ryan Smith moved into a new house in the 700 block of Pierce Street in June, he has taken his time with the finishing touches. “Now I’m just working on getting everything set up,” he said. “Getting everything ready to turn it from a place to live into […]

Read the full story

Posted in Burnet, News, News By Town0 Comments

Toddler killed, 10-year-old hurt in Hoover’s Valley rollover

28 July 2015

FROM STAFF REPORTS HOOVER’S VALLEY — A 2-year-old boy has died and a 10-year-old child is in serious condition after a pickup truck rollover on a rural road in Burnet County, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. The rollover was reported at 2:43 p.m. July 26 on CR 116 in Hoover’s Valley. […]

Read the full story

Posted in Burnet, News, News By Town0 Comments

DailyTrib.com reporter gets her big day at Big 12 Media Days

DailyTrib.com reporter gets her big day at Big 12 Media Days

28 July 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER DALLAS — You know those movie scenes of press conferences where reporters are pushing each other, sidestepping equipment and yelling out questions to a single person? And as you watch, you feel sorry for the one who has to answer those questions? Last week was just like that at the […]

Read the full story

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

Time to purchase season tickets for high school football

Time to purchase season tickets for high school football

28 July 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — A change in how Burnet High School season football tickets are designed means more of a pro look and a savings in printing costs. Having a private company print the tickets saved the athletic department about $2,500, athletic secretary Sandra Garrett said. (more…)

Read the full story

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

marble falls CVS

Gateway neighbors deal with blasting, noise, dust at CVS construction site

27 July 2015

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — After several weeks of construction, the CVS Pharmacy project has made quite an impact on nearby residents and businesses in the Gateway subdivision. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Marble Falls news, News, News By Town0 Comments

Body of man believed to be missing camper found near Lake Buchanan

Body of man believed to be missing camper found near Lake Buchanan

27 July 2015

FROM STAFF REPORTS TOW— After several days of searching, a volunteer fire crew on July 25 found what authorities believe is the body of a 50-year-old man who went missing in the middle of the night during an outing with friends at a Lower Colorado River Authority park, according to the Llano County Sheriff’s Office. […]

Read the full story

Posted in Buchanan Dam, Featured Story - Home Slider, News, News By Town0 Comments

Marble Falls lineman Ryan Becker commits to Southern Methodist

27 July 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER DALLAS — Marble Falls High School incoming senior lineman Ryan Becker committed to play for Southern Methodist University on July 26. “It felt like home,” he said. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Football, News, Sports1 Comment

Jerod Rye takes over as Burnet QB coach, offensive coordinator

27 July 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Jerod Rye has accepted the quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator position at Burnet High School. Head coach Kurt Jones announced the addition July 24. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Football, News, Sports0 Comments

Landmark ex-MFISD building demolished for potential development

Landmark ex-MFISD building demolished for potential development

24 July 2015

CONNIE SWINNEY• STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Potential economic development has prompted the owners of a 21,000 square-foot building to demolish an unoccupied structure considered a landmark for 30 years in the eastern entryway of the city. On July 23 and 24, crews tore down the structure built in 1986 as a school district facility. […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Marble Falls news, News, News By Town0 Comments

GOT NEWS?

830-693-7152

Call the Tip Line.

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

KBEY 103.9 Radio Picayune

This week in The Picayune

Browse The Archives