Brother Max leaves legacy of love and compassion

DANIEL CLIFTON AND CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — If there was one thing the Rev. Max Copeland taught in the manner he lived his life it was this: Love all with no conditions. Copeland, who was simply known as Brother Max, exemplified loving others as Christ showed us how. (more…)

Firefighters rescue two in flooded crossing in Spicewood

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF SPICEWOOD — Emergency crews on May 24 rescued a woman and a family member trapped at the base of a tree after swift water swept the woman’s car down a rain-swollen Cypress Creek. (more…)

Burnet’s Bulldog Field to get new scoreboard along with turf and track

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — In addition to a new eight-lane track, artificial turf and black fencing, Bulldog Field also will get a new scoreboard. (more…)

Marble Falls ISD experiencing leadership changes

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — New principals on three campuses and recent central office administrator changes for the upcoming school year signal a shift in leadership and direction for the Marble Falls Independent School District, officials say. (more…)

Consultant meets with staff, parents in MFISD supe search

CONNIE SWINNEY  • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Officials wrapped up parent and staff meetings May 20 but offered more time for public input by extending an online survey deadline in the search process for a new Marble Falls Independent School District superintendent. (more…)

‘Ruff Park’ recommended as name of Marble Falls dog park

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Commissioners unanimously voted to recommend naming the city’s new dog park Ruff Park during its workshop May 20. (more…)

Residents brace for Memorial Day weekend boaters, possible storms

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS —  As the recent rains feed area lake levels, officials anticipate a busy Memorial Day weekend May 22-25 and warn about the potential for severe weather. (more…)

Kidnapping-ransom plot in Marble Falls lands suspects, victim in jail

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS —  An alleged kidnapping plot didn’t go as planned by the suspects May 18 after the captors gave the victim his cellphone and sent him inside a WalMart for a wire transfer and to fetch cash for returned items, according to police. (more…)

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Brother Max leaves legacy of love and compassion

25 May 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON AND CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — If there was one thing the Rev. Max Copeland taught in the manner he lived his life it was this: Love all with no conditions. Copeland, who was simply known as Brother Max, exemplified loving others as Christ showed us how. (more…)

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Burnet County crews removed debris from a low-water crossing on CR 408 in Spicewood. Storms dumped several inches of rain in the Highland Lakes on May 23-24, resulting in a swift-water rescue on CR 413 on Cypress Creek. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Firefighters rescue two in flooded crossing in Spicewood

25 May 2015

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF SPICEWOOD — Emergency crews on May 24 rescued a woman and a family member trapped at the base of a tree after swift water swept the woman’s car down a rain-swollen Cypress Creek. (more…)

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Governor appoints former Marble Falls mayor to LCRA board of directors

22 May 2015

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Outgoing Mayor George Russell bids farewell to city officials and community leaders as he prepares for service on the Lower Colorado River Authority board of directors after an appointment by the governor pending the Texas Senate’s approval. (more…)

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Burnet's Bulldog Field to get new scoreboard along with turf and track

Burnet’s Bulldog Field to get new scoreboard along with turf and track

22 May 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — In addition to a new eight-lane track, artificial turf and black fencing, Bulldog Field also will get a new scoreboard. (more…)

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Marble Falls ISD experiencing leadership changes

Marble Falls ISD experiencing leadership changes

22 May 2015

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — New principals on three campuses and recent central office administrator changes for the upcoming school year signal a shift in leadership and direction for the Marble Falls Independent School District, officials say. (more…)

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MEMORIAL DAY: Burnet’s Patrick Goble gave all in Vietnam

22 May 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Despite the unpopularity of the Vietnam War among some people during the late 1960s, Burnet teenager Patrick Michael Goble didn’t see it that way. While he might not have fully understood the things that led to the war, he knew the importance of service to his country. (more…)

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: “Find Your Ancestors”
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. May 28
WHERE: Llano County Library, 102 E. Haynie in Llano
COST: FREE

‘Find Your Ancestors’ at free Llano seminar

22 May 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — A conversation and a need for more space prompted librarian Tommi Myers to ask Timmie DeBusk and Fred “Elder” Zirkle to help Llano area residents find their family roots. (more…)

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Lighthouse golf pro Katie Dillard qualifies for national tournament

22 May 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF PROSPER —  Lighthouse Country Club Golf Pro Katie Dillard qualified for the TaylorMade golf professionals national tournament thanks to finishing third at the TaylorMade TP Classic Qualifier on May 4. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of May 15-21, 2015

22 May 2015

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of May 15-21, 2015, according to Burnet County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court […]

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Marble Falls Independent School District staff and parents offered one-one-one input May 19-20 on traits sought for in a new superintendent during sessions held in the community room in the MFISD administration building. Kay Stripling of Meadowlakes (right), who has graduates from the district and a child currently enrolled, discussed course offerings and class scheduling with educational consultant Gary Patterson during the May 20 session. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Consultant meets with staff, parents in MFISD supe search

21 May 2015

CONNIE SWINNEY  • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Officials wrapped up parent and staff meetings May 20 but offered more time for public input by extending an online survey deadline in the search process for a new Marble Falls Independent School District superintendent. (more…)

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Elementary principals named; search on for MFMS principal

21 May 2015

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — School trustees have approved hiring two new principals and launched a search for a new middle school principal, according to a news release May 21 from the Marble Falls Independent School District. (more…)

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‘Ruff Park’ recommended as name of Marble Falls dog park

‘Ruff Park’ recommended as name of Marble Falls dog park

21 May 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Commissioners unanimously voted to recommend naming the city’s new dog park Ruff Park during its workshop May 20. (more…)

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Boaters enjoy Lake LBJ on a holiday weekend. Photo courtesy of Keith Bedard/Down to Earth Aerial Photography

Residents brace for Memorial Day weekend boaters, possible storms

21 May 2015

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS —  As the recent rains feed area lake levels, officials anticipate a busy Memorial Day weekend May 22-25 and warn about the potential for severe weather. (more…)

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Meadowlakes honoring military with annual Memorial Day picnic

21 May 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MEADOWLAKES — To the Meadowlakes Property Owners Association, Memorial Day is incomplete without its annual picnic. That event is 5 p.m. May 25 at the Meadowlakes Lakeside Park Pavilion — no matter what kind weather the area is experiencing. The event will be catered by Kingsland’s Spyke’s Bar-B-Que. The event […]

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