Burnet High School graduation ceremony returning to Bulldog Field

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Two days after Burnet school district officials announced the 2015 Burnet High School graduation was moving from Bulldog Field to the high school gym, they found a way to return it to the traditional outdoor venue. (more…)

Burnet County to purchase jail from private owners for $14 million

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — County commissioners have approved the purchase of the Burnet County Jail facility for about $14 million, officials say. (more…)

From herbs to fruit trees, Hill Country Lawn and Garden Show has it all

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — With gardening and cooking books to her credit, people might think noted author and speaker Judy Barrett grew up with herbs on her mind. But the longtime garden writer admitted it was starting her own business that turned her on to this versatile group of plants. (more…)

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…)

Burnet school district officials worked with the company installing artificial turf at Bulldog field so graduation ceremonies could be held at the stadium. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Burnet High School graduation ceremony returning to Bulldog Field

27 March 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Two days after Burnet school district officials announced the 2015 Burnet High School graduation was moving from Bulldog Field to the high school gym, they found a way to return it to the traditional outdoor venue. (more…)

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Burnet County commissioners have approved the purchase of the Burnet County Jail, 900 County Lane in Burnet, for about $14 million. File photo

Burnet County to purchase jail from private owners for $14 million

27 March 2015

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — County commissioners have approved the purchase of the Burnet County Jail facility for about $14 million, officials say. (more…)

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Paula Montandon (left) and Val Klaudt hang the Hill Country Lawn and Garden Show banner at Sam’s Nursery in Buchanan Dam. The nursery, along with about 20 other vendors and organizations, will have a booth at the March 28 show. The 17th annual Hill Country Lawn and Garden Show is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Burnet Community Center, 401 E. Jackson St. in Burnet. Admission is free. Courtesy photo

From herbs to fruit trees, Hill Country Lawn and Garden Show has it all

27 March 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — With gardening and cooking books to her credit, people might think noted author and speaker Judy Barrett grew up with herbs on her mind. But the longtime garden writer admitted it was starting her own business that turned her on to this versatile group of plants. (more…)

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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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Mark Schlicke, a 1974 graduate of Marble Falls High School, will be inducted into the Tarleton State University Hall of Fame as a member of the 1977 Texans football team. He was the equipment manager and videographer for the team. Courtesy photo

Former Marble Falls athlete part of Tarleton State Hall of Fame team

27 March 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF STEPHENVILLE — Mark Schlicke, a 1974 Marble Falls High School graduate, is joining the Tarleton State University Hall of Fame as a member of the 1977 Texans football team. (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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