Solar-powered cars ‘invade’ Marble Falls during race

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Drivers along U.S. 281 in Burnet County might have noticed something odd going down U.s. 281 on July 21. They weren’t spaceships — or boats on wheels.

‘Lone Star Lady’ show combines humor with family values

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF JOHNSON CITY — Rochelle Carnes approaches raising her four boys the same way she approaches life. With humor.

Inks Lake clinic makes canoeing as easy as ‘1-2-3’

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR HOOVER’S VALLEY — The class had only been going on for a few minutes before Inks Lake State Park interpreter Sean Jones quizzed the students. “Do you know which is the front and which is the back of the canoe?” he asked the four people attending the Devil’s Waterhole Canoe […]

Court upholds ex-PEC general manager’s conviction

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR AUSTIN — The Third Court of Appeals denied former Pedernales Electric Cooperative general manager Bennie Fuelberg’s appeal of his December 2010 conviction for misapplication of fiduciary property, theft and money laundering.

Marble Falls man gets life for multiple DWIs

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — State District Judge Dan Mills sentenced a 46-year-old Marble Falls man to life in prison after a Burnet County jury convicted him July 15 on his sixth driving-while-intoxicated charge.

Marble Falls grads journey down El Camino de Santiago

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — With about 500 miles — and the Pyrenees Mountains — ahead of them, Mattie Cryer and Caroline O’Connor shouldered their backpacks and began putting one foot in front of the other May 19 in St. Jean-Pied-de-Port, France.

Curtain rises for ‘Hello, Dolly!’ at Cottonwood Shores theater

FROM STAFF REPORTS COTTONWOOD SHORES — With the opening of “Hello, Dolly!” coming up July 17, the Hill Country Community Theatre actors and volunteers are putting the final touches on the romping musical. The event kicks off with a big opening night and runs through July 27.

Longhorn Cavern tour focuses on photographic memories

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — During the course of a regular Longhorn Cavern tour, it’s nearly impossible for visitors to set up tripods and other equipment to photographically explore the underground wonder.

Burnet man pleads guilty to killing his grandfather

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — A 24-year-old man will spend at least 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to murdering his grandfather in November 2013.

Plea deal possible in Colt Elementary PTO theft case

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Attorneys are negotiating a possible plea deal in the indictment of a former Colt Elementary PTO treasurer accused of stealing as much as $30,000 from the volunteer organization, according to the prosecutor in the case.

Solar-powered cars ‘invade’ Marble Falls during race

21 July 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Drivers along U.S. 281 in Burnet County might have noticed something odd going down U.s. 281 on July 21. They weren’t spaceships — or boats on wheels.

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Scam promising millions, another threatening jail hit Highland Lakes residents

21 July 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — A scam promising the caller $5 million and another one threatening possible jail time without prompt payment are making their rounds across the Highland Lakes. On July 18, a Kingsland-area couple received a phone call about 9:30 a.m. from a person saying they had won $5 million and […]

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Beer by the Bay Music Festival hot ticket in Horseshoe Bay

21 July 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — Beers, bands and bites will comprise the three-day Beer by the Bay Music Festival in Horseshoe Bay on Aug. 1-3. “We’re extremely excited about the Beer By the Bay Music Festival,” said Bryan Woodward, Horseshoe Bay Resort’s chief marketing officer. “We have 10 talented musical acts coming to Horseshoe […]

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Marble Falls softball all-stars gain World Series experience

21 July 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LUBBOCK — The Marble Falls Youth Baseball-Softball Association’s 12-and-under softball all-stars finished 1-5 at a World Series on July 14-19. Marble Falls’ only win came against Buffalo Valley Blast, 10-6.

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‘Lone Star Lady’ show combines humor with family values

18 July 2014

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF JOHNSON CITY — Rochelle Carnes approaches raising her four boys the same way she approaches life. With humor.

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Art helps Phoenix Center youth work through trauma

18 July 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When the Phoenix Center youth step into Martha Stafford Fine Art during the “Full Circle: Images of Hope and Healing” art exhibit, they’ll find their works hanging in a unique situation.

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Marble Falls Tsunami dives into first lap on way to state

18 July 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Tsunami swim team has been preparing for the first lap of reaching the state meet. That lap is July 19 at the Region 3 meet of the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Landa Park Aquatic Complex, 350 […]

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of July 11-17

18 July 2014

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of July 11-17, 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 July 8-14

18 July 2014

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of July 8-14, 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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Police arrest second suspect in Marble Falls armed robbery

17 July 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Burnet police arrested the second man wanted in an alleged Marble Falls home robbery that occurred July 11. Burnet police booked Jacob Michael Murley into the Burnet County Jail on an aggravated robbery charge. He was also charged with three alleged drug-related crimes, one felony and two […]

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Marble Falls parks projects might have to wait

17 July 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Commissioners learned July 7 the city’s Capital Improvements Projects committee will not be recommending that the city council spend more than $100,000 on three park projects. Director Robert Moss told the commissioners of the decision during their regular meeting.

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Burnet Bluegrass Festival is a family affair

17 July 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — All Wendy Pausewang wanted to do was add a little music to a church program with which she volunteered to help three years ago. She had no plans of creating a new life for her and her family of (now) seven. She taught the three older children a few […]

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Marble Falls teen natural horseman despite being legally blind

17 July 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School sophomore David Clements has traded in his running shoes for a pair of boots. Clements, who is legally blind though he has some degree of vision, competed at the Marble Falls Youth Rodeo on July 17. While he was at Marble Falls Middle […]

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Inks Lake clinic makes canoeing as easy as ‘1-2-3’

17 July 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR HOOVER’S VALLEY — The class had only been going on for a few minutes before Inks Lake State Park interpreter Sean Jones quizzed the students. “Do you know which is the front and which is the back of the canoe?” he asked the four people attending the Devil’s Waterhole Canoe […]

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