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 […]

High school kicker job requires more than a strong leg

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Kicker isn’t a position most fans think about until they trot on the field to attempt a field goal in the final seconds for a win. Fortunately for fans, most head coaches don’t think that way, including Kurt Jones of Burnet High School and Matt Green of Llano High […]

Granite Shoals voters to ‘reconfirm’ $3 million in road bonds in November

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — Although already approved, Granite Shoals city leaders want to make sure they still have residents’ support for a $3 million bond issue for a scaled-down version of upgrades to the city’s main roadways. (more…)

Fall Resource Fair brings together organizations that help low-income residents

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Opportunities for Williamson and Burnet Counties wants people to be able to find government help when they need it. The nonprofit organization, which offers social services such as Meals on Wheels and economic opportunity programs, is hosting a Fall Resource Fair. (more…)

Faith Academy cancels football game due to shortage of players

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — With only 10 players available to play against Waco Reicher on Friday, Oct. 20, Faith Academy of Marble Falls officials made the decision to cancel the football game against the Cougars. Head coach Pete Rhoades announced the decision Oct. 16. (more…)

Granite Shoals resident credited for statewide 911 system honored

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO GRANITE SHOALS — Even a little more than 30 years ago, dialing 911 in the Highland Lakes wasn’t going to get you emergency services, even though school children were learning to do just that in class. Only two Texas cities at that time had true 911 services: Houston and Lubbock. (more…)

Pickleball courts coming to Horseshoe Bay’s Martin Park

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY HORSESHOE BAY — A foundation grant has laid the groundwork for Horseshoe Bay officials to install two pickleball courts at Martin Park. Pickleball is played on a court with a net and paddles, combining aspects of ping pong, tennis, and badminton. (more…)

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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First Baptist Christian School students get on on the floor after detecting smoke (it’s fake and not dangerous). Marble Falls Fire Rescue firefighters used the Safety House to teach students about fire safety. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Marble Falls firefighters teaching students fire safety with realistic scenarios

18 October 2017

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — As the smoke filled the small room, Marble Falls Fire Rescue firefighter Dan Kramer asked the five First Baptist Christian School students the first thing they should do. A couple of hands shot up as one student called out, “Get on the floor.” (more…)

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The Oct. 25 deadline is approaching for high school applicants within the Pedernales Electric Cooperative boundary to submit an essay for the Washington, D.C., youth tour. Courtesy photo

PEC seeks high school applicants for Washington youth tour

18 October 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS JOHNSON CITY — Ten local high school students have a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., with submission of a persuasive essay about the Pedernales Electric Cooperative. (more…)

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Llano High School senior kicker Diego Garcia gets warmed up while senior holder Gage Cox holds the football. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

High school kicker job requires more than a strong leg

18 October 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Kicker isn’t a position most fans think about until they trot on the field to attempt a field goal in the final seconds for a win. Fortunately for fans, most head coaches don’t think that way, including Kurt Jones of Burnet High School and Matt Green of Llano High […]

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DPS watching closely for drivers violating school bus safety laws

18 October 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Law enforcement agencies are paying extra attention during National School Bus Safety Week, and the Texas Department of Public Safety is leading the charge. (more…)

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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of Oct. 10-16

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of Oct. 10-16

18 October 2017

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Oct. 10-16, 2017, according to Llano 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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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Oct. 11-17

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Oct. 11-17

18 October 2017

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Oct. 11-17, 2017, 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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