Easter Journey to re-create Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Each Christmas, people from across the Highland Lakes and beyond make a trip to Burnet for the re-creation of Jesus’ birth during Main Street Bethlehem. This year, First Baptist Church of Burnet is hoping folks will return — but for Easter. (more…)

Horseshoe Bay man gets 40 years for role in Spicewood double-murder

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — A state district judge sentenced Juston Aaron Curbow to 40 years in prison for the 2013 murders of two Spicewood residents. (more…)

Lawnmower races cut loose at Sweet Berry Farm

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Lacy Copeland didn’t hesitate to hop on a mower. Not to cut grass, however, but to cut laps. (more…)

Llano Art Studio Tour showcases creative community

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The tagline of the Llano Art Studio Tour sums up the feelings of the creators who are part of the Llano County art scene: “We live here, we create here.” (more…)

Natural Health Symposium focuses on nourishing bodies, prevention

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — If you’ve ever heard the term “natural health” and wondered what it meant, now’s your chance to find out. The second annual Natural Health Symposium presented by Atkins Pharmacy is 1-5 p.m. March 28 at Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista Drive. Admission is free. (more…)

Vigil set for March 29 after burned cross found at Burnet area church

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Area pastors have organized a prayer vigil March 29 after an incident involving a charred cross found at the entryway of the Smoking for Jesus Ministry church, a rural Burnet County church with a predominately black congregation. (more…)

Rosin up your bows for Llano Fiddle Fest on April 3-5

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — A month before the annual Llano Fiddle Fest, folks from across Texas were calling for more information. (more…)

Tournaments aim to bring together Highland Lakes disc golf community

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — If you’re seeking a disc golf buddy — and a little competition — look no further. Two Burnet businesses, Bird’s Vapor and Smart Tech Services, have organized mini-tournaments Wednesdays and Saturdays at area courses — and they’re free to play. (more…)

IF YOU GO
WHAT: The Easter Journey
WHEN: 7-9 p.m. April 3 and 7:30-10:30 a.m. April 5
WHERE: First Baptist Church, 108 S. Vanderveer St. in Burnet
ADMISSION: Free
FOR MORE: Go to www.fbcburnet.org

Easter Journey to re-create Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection

27 March 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Each Christmas, people from across the Highland Lakes and beyond make a trip to Burnet for the re-creation of Jesus’ birth during Main Street Bethlehem. This year, First Baptist Church of Burnet is hoping folks will return — but for Easter. (more…)

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: Wildflowers in Bloom quilt show
WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 28
WHERE: Schorlemmer Hall at St. James Lutheran Church, 1401 Ford St. in Llano
ADMISSION: $5 at the door

Wildflowers in Bloom in Llano showcases the art of quilting

27 March 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — After attending other quilt shows, members of the Texas Hills Quilters decided it was time they hosted one of their own. (more…)

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: CASA and Chocolate, an open house for CASA for the Highland Lakes Area
WHEN: 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 31 
WHERE: CASA office, 1719 Ridgeview in Kingsland
FOR MORE: Go to highlandlakescasa.com or contact (325) 388-3440 or galyn@highlandlakescasa.com

TO BECOME A CASA: CASA for the Highland Lakes Area is holding a five-week training session starting April 6 and continuing Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Go to highlandlakescasa.com or contact (325) 388-3440 or galyn@highlandlakescasa.com.

CASA seeking volunteers with ‘heart for children’

27 March 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR KINGSLAND — You’ve probably seen photos of them in the paper. They’re standing, often smiling, looking as if they’re ready to do something great. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of March 17-26, 2015

27 March 2015

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of March 17-26, 2015, 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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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of March 17-23, 2015

27 March 2015

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of March 17-23, 2015, 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 graduation moved to gym due to field renovations

26 March 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Upcoming renovations of the turf and track at Bulldog Field have forced officials to move the 2015 Burnet High School graduation, set for May 29, to the school’s gymnasium. Officials at Burnet Consolidated Independent School District released a statement on the decision March 25. (more…)

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Horseshoe Bay man gets 40 years for role in Spicewood double-murder

Horseshoe Bay man gets 40 years for role in Spicewood double-murder

26 March 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — A state district judge sentenced Juston Aaron Curbow to 40 years in prison for the 2013 murders of two Spicewood residents. (more…)

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Spicewood library fundraiser features BBQ, auctions, music

26 March 2015

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM MARBLE FALLS — The Spicewood Community Library is holding its 10th annual barbecue and auction March 29 at Lakeside Pavilion. “This is always an exciting and busy time for all of our volunteers since this annual event is critical to the continued operation of the Spicewood Community Library,” board president Jim Lamar said. “Without […]

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Lacy Copeland takes a few practice laps March 19 on the lawnmower racing track at Sweet Berry Farm, 1801 FM 1980 in Marble Falls. She will compete at the Mike Cupps Memorial Lawnmower Races on March 28 along with her father, Dan Copeland. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Lawnmower races cut loose at Sweet Berry Farm

26 March 2015

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Lacy Copeland didn’t hesitate to hop on a mower. Not to cut grass, however, but to cut laps. (more…)

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Buchanan Dam artist Daniel Adams is one of the artists in the Llano area participating in the Llano Art Studio Tour from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 28. Maps of the 14 studios on the tour are available at facebook.com/llano.art.studio.tour. File photo

Llano Art Studio Tour showcases creative community

26 March 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The tagline of the Llano Art Studio Tour sums up the feelings of the creators who are part of the Llano County art scene: “We live here, we create here.” (more…)

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: Natural Health Symposium
WHEN: 1-5 p.m. March 28
WHERE: Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista Drive in Marble Falls
ADMISSION: Free
FOR MORE: Call (830) 693-2972 or (830) 693-3784

Natural Health Symposium focuses on nourishing bodies, prevention

26 March 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — If you’ve ever heard the term “natural health” and wondered what it meant, now’s your chance to find out. The second annual Natural Health Symposium presented by Atkins Pharmacy is 1-5 p.m. March 28 at Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista Drive. Admission is free. (more…)

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HILL COUNTRY LAWN & GARDEN SHOW: Growing native plants

HILL COUNTRY LAWN & GARDEN SHOW: Growing native plants

26 March 2015

SHERYL AND ROBERT YANTIS • SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE Including native Texas plants in our gardens has many benefits. Native plants are adapted to our primarily alkaline soils and tend to grow with minimal use of pesticides and fertilizers. They also have thrived for long periods of time in our harsh temperatures, and many require […]

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Burnet and Marble Falls runners, Olympian Manzano to compete at premier Texas Relays

26 March 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF AUSTIN — Marble Falls High School graduate and Olympic silver medalist Leonel Manzano along with members of the girls track-and-field teams at Marble Falls and Burnet high schools will compete in the 88th annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. (more…)

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Vigil set for March 29 after burned cross found at Burnet area church

Vigil set for March 29 after burned cross found at Burnet area church

25 March 2015

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Area pastors have organized a prayer vigil March 29 after an incident involving a charred cross found at the entryway of the Smoking for Jesus Ministry church, a rural Burnet County church with a predominately black congregation. (more…)

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