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KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune will be broadcasting your Dallas Cowboys this season! Tune your radio dial to 103.9 FM to hear all the Cowboys action. The Cowboys will play the Miami Dolphins in a preseason game Aug. 23 at 6 p.m. Go to KBEYFM.com for a full schedule. Photo courtesy of the Dallas Cowboys/NFL

Farmers’ markets cultivate buyer, seller relationships

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Jana Ard keeps her bread selection as varied as you could imagine. No, you want find any traditional white or whole wheat bread, but you will discover varieties such as pear, peach, zucchini, pumpkin and even chocolate-chip-banana nut.

Burnet schools earn state distinctions

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Despite a more “rigorous” set of standards this past academic year, the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District students and staff nailed their studies.

Oatmeal Festival in Bertram/Oatmeal is ‘funky good time’

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BERTRAM — It’s time to put away the grits and celebrate all things oatmeal once again. The 37th annual Oatmeal Festival returns Aug. 30 to downtown Bertram and, of course, kicks off Aug. 29 in Oatmeal.

Bluffton pottery artist spins her wheels in peace

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BLUFFTON — Two of the most common questions Kathleen Riordan hears from Metroplex-area friends are “You live where? In a what?”

Faith Academy grad makes champion Texas A&M stock horse team

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF COLLEGE STATION — Recent Faith Academy of Marble Falls graduate Zach Haydon decided taking a full course load and being a member of the Corp of Cadets wasn’t enough to keep him busy during his first year at Texas A&M University.

Authorities: Suspect admits using firearm of Burnet County constable

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The suspect in a Burnet County double homicide apparently used a law enforcement officer’s rifle in the alleged murder of two men at a residence Aug. 19.

Burnet County investigators charge 21-year-old man with double murder

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A 21-year-old man was charged with murder after Burnet County deputy investigators found the bodies of two men at a residence in the 5800 block of CR 340.

Young Llano singer McKenzie Jones on her way to big stage

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — McKenzie Jones needed a bodyguard after her very first public performance at age 3. She was with her family in Branson, Mo., when the performer asked little McKenzie on stage to do the twist with the band.

High school football play clocks will now tick down from 40

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — A rule change by the University Interscholastic League and the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools has football coaches in the area studying its ramifications. The UIL and TAPPS approved changing the play clock from 25 seconds to 40 seconds.

Listen to Dallas Cowboys on KBEY 103.9 FM

23 August 2014

KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune will be broadcasting your Dallas Cowboys this season! Tune your radio dial to 103.9 FM to hear all the Cowboys action. The Cowboys will play the Miami Dolphins in a preseason game Aug. 23 at 6 p.m. Go to KBEYFM.com for a full schedule. Photo courtesy of the Dallas Cowboys/NFL

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Burnet community remembers shooting victim

22 August 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The family, friends and community will gather Aug. 23 to remember a teenager who died after an 21-year-old allegedly shot him. A memorial service is scheduled for Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. at the Burnet High School auditorium for 17-year-old Elijah Adam Benson.

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One-truck rollover shuts Marble Falls highway exit for several hours

22 August 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The driver of a semi-truck was transported to an area hospital but had minor injuries after rolling his truck Aug. 22.

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Cottonwood Shores eyes retail expansion with a new business on the horizon

22 August 2014

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES – The Cottonwood Shores City Council cleared the way Aug. 21 for a new business to come to town. The council released easements in six lots on FM 1431 for a Dollar General.

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Bulldogs show ‘consistency’ in Wimberley scrimmage

22 August 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School football team set the tone early during its scrimmage against Wimberley on Aug. 21. The Bulldogs scored a touchdown within the first 10 plays of the event after the defense kept the Texans scoreless for about 20 plays.

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Burnet CISD board puts $26.75 million bond on Nov. 4 ballot

22 August 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Board members of the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District voted 6-to-1 during its regular meeting Aug. 18 to call a bond election totaling $26.75 million on the Nov. 4 ballot.

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Drivers need to use caution with school buses back on the roads

22 August 2014

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Traffic picks up when school starts for most area school districts Aug. 25. However, it’s not just parents and high school students going to and from school that add to traffic. It’s school buses, too.

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Farmers’ markets cultivate buyer, seller relationships

22 August 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Jana Ard keeps her bread selection as varied as you could imagine. No, you want find any traditional white or whole wheat bread, but you will discover varieties such as pear, peach, zucchini, pumpkin and even chocolate-chip-banana nut.

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Acupuncture helping patients reach peaceful, pain-free point

22 August 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Patti McCormick sometimes wonders about her middle name. Well, not really. But after more than 20 years of helping people with acupuncture and Chinese medicine, she has come to the conclusion she should change it to a more fitting moniker.

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The Flashbacks keep Big Band sound alive with monthly shows

22 August 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR KINGSLAND — While members of the Flashbacks know the ins and outs of the Big Band sounds of the 1940s, you don’t have to go back that far to be familiar with the band’s repertoire. In fact, if you follow one of the most popular shows on TV, you get […]

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Burnet schools earn state distinctions

21 August 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Despite a more “rigorous” set of standards this past academic year, the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District students and staff nailed their studies.

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Oatmeal Festival in Bertram/Oatmeal is ‘funky good time’

21 August 2014

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BERTRAM — It’s time to put away the grits and celebrate all things oatmeal once again. The 37th annual Oatmeal Festival returns Aug. 30 to downtown Bertram and, of course, kicks off Aug. 29 in Oatmeal.

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Spicewood Community Library offering free monthly legal clinics

21 August 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR SPICEWOOD — Sometimes, you just don’t know where to turn when faced legal issues. But Spicewood residents can find a little direction at their local library thanks to the innovative Lawyer in the Library program.

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Llano High School band members in step with each other

21 August 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — As the Llano High School band ends its daily practice, the three drum majors call out to each of the classes. One student, holding his trumpet, smiles. He’s the only eighth-grader among high school students, but here, he’s just a member of the band.

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