‘No gun’ signs at MayFest lead to staff training on state law

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The “illegal” posting of gun prohibition signs at the recent MayFest has prompted Marble Falls  leaders and chamber of commerce officials to adopt written policy and/or train staff about the state law on behalf of gun license holders, officials say. (more…)

Marble Falls High School FFA nursery team wins state title

MARBLE FALLS — They were always “that close” to bringing home a first-place team trophy in FFA nursery and landscape competitions. Marble Falls High School students Liz Lane and Avery Marshall routinely finished in the top two or three positions in individual competitions but fell short of team honors. (more…)

Marble Falls police talk armed man out of his house

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A four-hour armed standoff in the 1100 block of Mulberry Drive in Marble Falls ended peaceably after officers were able to get the suspect to surrender. (more…)

Cellphone users urged to join updated emergency warning system

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER SPICEWOOD — As the storm season looms, officials have launched an updated emergency notification system to relay warnings and alerts to more residents about potential disaster. (more…)

Voters pick nominees in local, state runoff elections

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — It looks like Llano County Precinct 3 residents will have a new commissioner take the helm in January after a challenger upended the incumbent in the race for the Republican nomination. (more…)

Marble Falls fans treated to air show at Mustangs’ spring football game

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team capped spring practices by treating fans to a show during the purple and white game May 23 at Mustang Stadium. (more…)

High schools offering summer sports camps

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — High school coaches across the Highland Lakes are hosting athletic camps throughout June and July for elementary, middle school and high school student-athletes. (more…)

Highland Lakes seniors graduating this weekend

MARBLE FALLS — Commencement season is here again. Six area high schools are getting ready to send the next wave of graduates into the world over the next several days. (more…)

‘No gun’ signs at MayFest lead to staff training on state law

‘No gun’ signs at MayFest lead to staff training on state law

27 May 2016

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The “illegal” posting of gun prohibition signs at the recent MayFest has prompted Marble Falls  leaders and chamber of commerce officials to adopt written policy and/or train staff about the state law on behalf of gun license holders, officials say. (more…)

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The Marble Falls High School FFA landscape and nursery team is Austin Green (left), Holly Atkinson, Avery Marshall and Liz Lane. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls High School FFA nursery team wins state title

27 May 2016

MARBLE FALLS — They were always “that close” to bringing home a first-place team trophy in FFA nursery and landscape competitions. Marble Falls High School students Liz Lane and Avery Marshall routinely finished in the top two or three positions in individual competitions but fell short of team honors. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of May 20-26, 2016

27 May 2016

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of May 20-26, 2016, 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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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of May 17-23, 2016

27 May 2016

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of May 17-23, 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 of […]

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Dive into competitive youth swimming this summer

Dive into competitive youth swimming this summer

26 May 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Krystal Lunsford wants children to experience what she did when she was their age: fun and success in the pool as a competitive swimmer. Lunsford is the head swimming coach at the YMCA of the Highland Lakes at Galloway-Hammond in Burnet (more…)

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Marble Falls police talk armed man out of his house

Marble Falls police talk armed man out of his house

25 May 2016

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A four-hour armed standoff in the 1100 block of Mulberry Drive in Marble Falls ended peaceably after officers were able to get the suspect to surrender. (more…)

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