Elections officials allow more forms of ID for voting

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Along with seven forms of photo identification, election officials have recently expanded acceptable forms of ID for voting to include original birth certificates, paychecks, utility bills and bank statements. (more…)

Burnet athletes get history lesson in the fieldhouse

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — When the Burnet High School fieldhouse was constructed, former athletic director Bob Shipley added 8-inch-by-10-inch portraits of players who signed to play college football. (more…)

20 days added to Texas dove season

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER CHEROKEE — Devin Everett likes to stay close to home during dove season and often welcomes family and friends on opening day Sept. 1 to his 1,400-acre ranch in San Saba County. (more…)

Marble Falls gets 41-14 win in early morning hours after lightning delay

JENNIFER FIERRO / STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Even a five-hour delay because of lightning didn’t stop the Marble Falls High School football team from winning its season opener Aug. 26 for the first time since 2012 The Mustangs defeated Bastrop Cedar Creek 41-14 at Mustang Stadium. (more…)

90-minute delay doesn’t slow down Burnet in 55-12 win

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR BURNET — The Burnet Bulldogs exploded for 55 points in their season opener Aug. 26, even after enduring a 90-minute weather delay in the second quarter. The Bulldogs beat the Austin Reagan Raiders 55-12. (more…)

Marble Falls unveils timing of Chick-fil-A, Burger King and more projects

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — An annual state-of-the-city report has revealed business prospects for Marble Falls as well as its financial health, future and ongoing projects in the community, according to the document. (more…)

Rudy Davalos recognized for sports career with lifetime achievement award

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER SAN ANTONIO — Lifelong friends and family members came far and wide to help honor former University of Houston and University of Texas-San Antonio athletics director Rudy Davalos on Aug. 15. (more…)

Thieves take pickup in broad daylight at Hoover Valley Country Store

FROM STAFF REPORTS HOOVER’S VALLEY — Burnet County authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating two men wanted in connection with a stolen red 2003 Ford F150 pickup. (more…)

First responders to be honored at Marble Falls-Burnet game

31 August 2016

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — While the main event on Friday, Sept. 2, at Bulldog Field is the Marble Falls Mustangs-Burnet Bulldogs football game, the guests of honor aren’t the players, but men and women in a different sort of uniform. (more…)

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Elections officials allow more forms of ID for voting

Elections officials allow more forms of ID for voting

30 August 2016

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Along with seven forms of photo identification, election officials have recently expanded acceptable forms of ID for voting to include original birth certificates, paychecks, utility bills and bank statements. (more…)

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Kevin Virdell was appointed to the Place 7 seat on the Marble Falls Independent School District board of trustees. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls ISD appoints former student to school board vacancy

30 August 2016

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Independent School District trustees tapped a 1997 Marble Falls High School graduate to fill the vacant school board seat. (more…)

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Burnet athletes get history lesson in the fieldhouse

Burnet athletes get history lesson in the fieldhouse

30 August 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — When the Burnet High School fieldhouse was constructed, former athletic director Bob Shipley added 8-inch-by-10-inch portraits of players who signed to play college football. (more…)

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State officials have extended the dove season —  Sept. 1 to Nov. 6 — by 20 days for more opportunities to plan, hunt and feast on the migratory bird. Photo copyright of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

20 days added to Texas dove season

29 August 2016

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER CHEROKEE — Devin Everett likes to stay close to home during dove season and often welcomes family and friends on opening day Sept. 1 to his 1,400-acre ranch in San Saba County. (more…)

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Big first half pushes Llano over Smithville, 31-15

27 August 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO / STAFF WRITER SMITHVILLE — The Llano High School football team took a 25-0 lead in the first half over Smithville that led to a 31-15 season-opening victory Aug. 26. “It was definitely nice and gratifying,” head coach Craig Slaughter said. (more…)

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