It only takes a moment for a vehicle to be burglarized, stolen

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR BURNET — The woman pulled into the Stripes parking lot in Burnet, jumped out of her pickup and dashed into the store, leaving the truck running. Just after she went inside, a man emerged from nearby and watched her inside the store for a moment. (more…)

Judge modifies sentence in ex-PEC GM’s money laundering case

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER JOHNSON CITY — A state district judge has modified the terms of a sentence for former PEC general manager Bennie Fuelberg, convicted of a money laundering scheme using utility funds to benefit a family member and a former board member’s son. (more…)

Baylor Scott & White hospital opens in Marble Falls with ER, labor and delivery

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When the new Baylor Scott & White Medical Center opens 7 a.m. Aug. 3, it marks the realization of a dream that’s a decade old — even older, in some circles. (more…)

DailyTrib.com reporter gets her big day at Big 12 Media Days

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER DALLAS — You know those movie scenes of press conferences where reporters are pushing each other, sidestepping equipment and yelling out questions to a single person? And as you watch, you feel sorry for the one who has to answer those questions? Last week was just like that at the […]

Time to purchase season tickets for high school football

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — A change in how Burnet High School season football tickets are designed means more of a pro look and a savings in printing costs. Having a private company print the tickets saved the athletic department about $2,500, athletic secretary Sandra Garrett said. (more…)

Gateway neighbors deal with blasting, noise, dust at CVS construction site

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — After several weeks of construction, the CVS Pharmacy project has made quite an impact on nearby residents and businesses in the Gateway subdivision. (more…)

Body of man believed to be missing camper found near Lake Buchanan

FROM STAFF REPORTS TOW— After several days of searching, a volunteer fire crew on July 25 found what authorities believe is the body of a 50-year-old man who went missing in the middle of the night during an outing with friends at a Lower Colorado River Authority park, according to the Llano County Sheriff’s Office. […]

Landmark ex-MFISD building demolished for potential development

CONNIE SWINNEY• STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Potential economic development has prompted the owners of a 21,000 square-foot building to demolish an unoccupied structure considered a landmark for 30 years in the eastern entryway of the city. On July 23 and 24, crews tore down the structure built in 1986 as a school district facility. […]

Marble Falls, Burnet and Llano start fall football camps Aug. 3

31 July 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Area high school football players are enjoying one final week of summer before hitting the fields for fall training camps. Incoming 10th- , 11th- and 12th-graders start camps Aug. 3 from 6-6:30 a.m. with locker assignments and equipment measurements before heading to the practice fields from 7-7:30 a.m. […]

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It only takes a moment for a vehicle to be burglarized, stolen

31 July 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR BURNET — The woman pulled into the Stripes parking lot in Burnet, jumped out of her pickup and dashed into the store, leaving the truck running. Just after she went inside, a man emerged from nearby and watched her inside the store for a moment. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of July 23-30, 2015

31 July 2015

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of July 23-30, 2015, 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 July 21-27, 2015

31 July 2015

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of July 21-27, 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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U.S. 281 crash sends 85-year-old Marble Falls man to ER

30 July 2015

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — An elderly man is recovering from injuries after a collision July 29 on U.S. 281 adjacent to the La Ventana subdivision on the south end of the city, according to the Marble Falls Police Department. The wreck happened at 8:17 p.m. on the highway at the La Ventana Drive […]

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Upcoming Burnet Job Fair making beneficial connections

30 July 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Businesses from across the Hill Country will participate in a job fair Aug. 6 in the hopes of finding eager people wanting to start a career. The event is 4-6 p.m. at the Burnet Community Center, 401 Jackson St. (more…)

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Ex-PEC general manager Bennie Fuelberg

Judge modifies sentence in ex-PEC GM’s money laundering case

29 July 2015

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER JOHNSON CITY — A state district judge has modified the terms of a sentence for former PEC general manager Bennie Fuelberg, convicted of a money laundering scheme using utility funds to benefit a family member and a former board member’s son. (more…)

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Baylor Scott & White hospital opens in Marble Falls with ER, labor and delivery

Baylor Scott & White hospital opens in Marble Falls with ER, labor and delivery

29 July 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When the new Baylor Scott & White Medical Center opens 7 a.m. Aug. 3, it marks the realization of a dream that’s a decade old — even older, in some circles. (more…)

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Faith Academy Russ Roberts

Faith Academy’s Russ Roberts new AD at First Baptist Christian School

28 July 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Former Faith Academy of Marble Falls head football coach Russ Roberts has been named the new athletic director at First Baptist Christian School. Roberts announced his hire July 23. (more…)

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A new home in the 700 block of Pierce Street in Burnet is among about a dozen lots purchased by the Burnet Economic Development Corp. for the My Town initiative, which works with the private housing industry to create more middle-income housing in the community. Courtesy photo

Burnet EDC cultivating city middle-income housing initiative

28 July 2015

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Since Ryan Smith moved into a new house in the 700 block of Pierce Street in June, he has taken his time with the finishing touches. “Now I’m just working on getting everything set up,” he said. “Getting everything ready to turn it from a place to live into […]

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Toddler killed, 10-year-old hurt in Hoover’s Valley rollover

28 July 2015

FROM STAFF REPORTS HOOVER’S VALLEY — A 2-year-old boy has died and a 10-year-old child is in serious condition after a pickup truck rollover on a rural road in Burnet County, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. The rollover was reported at 2:43 p.m. July 26 on CR 116 in Hoover’s Valley. […]

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DailyTrib.com reporter gets her big day at Big 12 Media Days

DailyTrib.com reporter gets her big day at Big 12 Media Days

28 July 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER DALLAS — You know those movie scenes of press conferences where reporters are pushing each other, sidestepping equipment and yelling out questions to a single person? And as you watch, you feel sorry for the one who has to answer those questions? Last week was just like that at the […]

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Time to purchase season tickets for high school football

Time to purchase season tickets for high school football

28 July 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — A change in how Burnet High School season football tickets are designed means more of a pro look and a savings in printing costs. Having a private company print the tickets saved the athletic department about $2,500, athletic secretary Sandra Garrett said. (more…)

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marble falls CVS

Gateway neighbors deal with blasting, noise, dust at CVS construction site

27 July 2015

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — After several weeks of construction, the CVS Pharmacy project has made quite an impact on nearby residents and businesses in the Gateway subdivision. (more…)

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