Early voting runs Oct. 20-31 for election on Nov. 4

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Despite a federal judge’s ruling overturning the Texas voter identification law, officials say early voting will go on starting Oct. 20. Early voting runs Oct. 20-31. The regular election day is Nov. 4.

Ghostly prints, happenings at Old Oak Square blamed on ‘Stretch’

(This story is part of The Picayune’s “Haunted Highland Lakes” series in October. Pick up a free copy every Wednesday this month for stories on spooky places in the Highland Lakes. Read previous stories on the “Chainsaw House” and Dead Man’s Hole at DailyTrib.com.) JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Boot prints beat a […]

Moonlight Madness shopping event in Marble Falls offers great deals, fun

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The countdown has begun for the annual Marble Falls shopping extravaganza as merchants and shoppers get ready for a day of fun with lots of deals, enticements and even some costumes.

Ebola brings ‘heightened awareness’ for emergency crews

DANIEL CLIFTON and CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — When Marble Falls Area EMS crews responded to a woman in Horseshoe Bay on the morning of Oct. 14 who was exhibiting symptoms possibly similar to ebola, staff went in prepared for the worst. “It was the first time to use our (high-contagion) plan,” […]

Burnet man charged with intoxication manslaughter in Marble Falls crash

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Police charged a 26-year-old Burnet man with intoxication manslaughter for the death of a Granite Shoals woman after tests determined the suspect’s blood-alcohol content was three times over the legal limit.

Texas voter ID law to continue after appellate court ruling Oct. 14

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM AUSTIN – The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Oct. 14 issued a stay on the injunction of the enforcement of photo identification legislation as it applies to the upcoming election, according to a statement from Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry.

New U.S. 281 bridge signals progress for Marble Falls; some road work remains

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Ray Dale Ashabranner watched the ribbon cutting Oct. 9 at the north end of the second U.S. 281 bridge from the driver’s seat. A few minutes later, he drove local officials south across the span in a 2014 Ford Mustang — the first non-construction vehicle to cross the new […]

Tow First Baptist Church celebrating 160th anniversary

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF TOW — As the country — and then state — of Texas was formed, early settlers on the Colorado River began holding worship services. Some records say that could have started as early as the 1830s. One family record from the time says worship services were held in the 1840s.

Dead Man’s Hole is dark spot in Burnet County history

(This story is part of The Picayune’s “Haunted Highland Lakes” series in October. Pick up a free copy every Wednesday this month for stories on spooky places in the Highland Lakes.) DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Adolph Hoppe raced along as the brush whipped against him. He had ground to cover to […]

Old train depot in Marble Falls to be hub for CARTS buses and vans

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Officials with a rural transportation service called CARTS will breathe new life into an old train depot building as they continue to provide a way for rural residents to travel to local appointments and regional destinations.

Late score gives Marble Falls homecoming win vs. Leander

17 October 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — No turnovers in the end zone this time. The Marble Falls High School football team defeated Leander 49-46 on Oct. 17 in a District 25-5A contest that was also the Mustangs’ homecoming.

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Dominating second half propels Burnet over Robinson, 45-23

17 October 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR ROBINSON — The Bulldogs combination of Austin Moore to Joel Johnson stymied the Robinson Rockets’ defense Oct. 17 with seven passes of 20 yards or more and three touchdowns on the Burnet football team’s way to a 45-23 win. On the other side of the ball, the Burnet defense forced […]

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Early voting runs Oct. 20-31 for election on Nov. 4

17 October 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Despite a federal judge’s ruling overturning the Texas voter identification law, officials say early voting will go on starting Oct. 20. Early voting runs Oct. 20-31. The regular election day is Nov. 4.

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Ghostly prints, happenings at Old Oak Square blamed on ‘Stretch’

17 October 2014

(This story is part of The Picayune’s “Haunted Highland Lakes” series in October. Pick up a free copy every Wednesday this month for stories on spooky places in the Highland Lakes. Read previous stories on the “Chainsaw House” and Dead Man’s Hole at DailyTrib.com.) JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Boot prints beat a […]

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Moonlight Madness shopping event in Marble Falls offers great deals, fun

17 October 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The countdown has begun for the annual Marble Falls shopping extravaganza as merchants and shoppers get ready for a day of fun with lots of deals, enticements and even some costumes.

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ArtFrog Art Academy keeping ‘lost arts’ thriving with festival

17 October 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Are you looking for a new hobby? Or maybe you want to explore your creative side but can’t really figure out how. Why not check out one of the “vanishing” crafts during a free workshop and demonstration at the ArtFrog Art Academy on Oct. 18?

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French masquerade fundraiser benefits Candlelight Ranch

17 October 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Nestled between Marble Falls and Lago Vista, Candlelight Ranch’s reach extends across Texas, touching the lives of hundreds of children and their families thanks to its innovative approaches to working with at-risk and special-needs youth. The ranch uses specially planned, nature-based activities to help kids learn, play and heal.

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Burnet swim team ties for third at own Hoot and Holler Invitational

17 October 2014

BURNET — The Burnet High School swimming team tied for third at its own Hoot and Holler Invitational on Oct. 11.

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SUBVARSITY ROUNDUP: Football, volleyball, cross country

17 October 2014

FOOTBALL Marble Falls JV 12, Leander 8 on Oct. 16 LEANDER — The Marble Falls High School junior varsity football team overcame early miscues to beat Leander 12-8 on Oct. 16. The Lions recorded a safety on the Mustangs’ first possession by sacking quarterback Robert Atkinson after an ill-timed snap that sailed into the end […]

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Oct. 8-16, 2014

17 October 2014

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Oct. 8-16, 2014, 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 Oct. 6-13, 2014

17 October 2014

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Oct. 6-13, 2014, 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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Ebola brings ‘heightened awareness’ for emergency crews

16 October 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON and CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — When Marble Falls Area EMS crews responded to a woman in Horseshoe Bay on the morning of Oct. 14 who was exhibiting symptoms possibly similar to ebola, staff went in prepared for the worst. “It was the first time to use our (high-contagion) plan,” […]

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Sculpture on Main set for viewing

16 October 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Seven years ago, Marble Falls held its first Sculpture on Main. The idea, while new at the time, brought a sense of creativity to downtown. But instead of directing people into art galleries, organizers took the art to the streets.

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Get rid of your old TVs, tires and more at Llano County collection

16 October 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS BUCHANAN DAM — Llano County residents who have wondered what to do with that old TV set or those three tires stashed in the garage don’t have to ponder it any longer. The Llano County Recyclables Collection Event on Oct. 18 offers a way to dispose of those items and more. The […]

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