‘Market on H’ being built in Marble Falls with space for retail

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Construction has begun on the “Market on H” building at the corner of Avenue H and Second Street in Marble Falls. The Market on H will feature retail and office space facing those two streets, according to Ryan Nash of general contractor Nash Builders, LTD.

Voter registration deadline is Oct. 6 for Nov. 4 election

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — People who would like to make their voices known in the November general election need to register to vote on or by Oct. 6.

Burnet County to pay inmate’s $280,000 cancer treatment bill

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — County commissioners expect to deplete an emergency fund balance to pay about a third of a nearly $1 million bill for a jail inmate’s cancer treatment cost, officials say.

Marble Falls football dominates Dripping Springs in victory

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School football team performed with a sense of urgency in defeating Dripping Springs 35-14 in a District 25-5A match Sept. 26. “Yes, a must win,” Mustangs head coach Matt Green said. “Now we’re back in the playoff race. At 0-2, that’s tough. It […]

Local sharpshooter Katie Bridges wins bronze medal for Team USA

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANADA, Spain — Perhaps the only downside to winning a bronze medal at the 51st International Shooting Sport Federation World Shooting Championship is all the school work Katie Bridges has to make up at Texas Christian University since returning home

Marble Falls EDC loses money on CorWorth deal

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS – What started as a deal for a potential vocational school and an eco-friendly carmaker ended with a private corporation that makes outdoor public restroom kits purchasing a building from the Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. for $1.4 million, officials say.

Construction on courts to start at Granite Shoals tennis center

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANITE SHOALS — Construction on two full-size tennis courts can begin next week thanks to a $64,000 matching grant from the Roddick Youth Tennis Foundation to the city of Granite Shoals. Officials with the foundation presented the check to the city council during its meeting Sept. 23.

Southbound U.S. 281 bridge to open in ‘early October’

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The second U.S. 281 bridge over Lake Marble Falls soon will be open to traffic, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. When it opens, northbound and southbound traffic will cross the body of water on separate structures.

Burning car smashes into Marble Falls motorcycle shop

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — No one was injured after a car caught on fire and crashed into a motorcycle business in the 1600 block of U.S. 281. The driver, a Granite Shoals resident, tried to pull off the highway as he was driving north on U.S. 281 after flames and smoke started […]

LCRA board OKs water plan changes, new downstream reservoir

FROM STAFF REPORTS AUSTIN — The Lower Colorado River Authority began the process of changing the Water Management Plan in 2012, but on Sept. 17, the board finally approved the amendments, sending the measure to the next level.

Burnet man charged with making meth; conviction could mean life sentence

02 October 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A 44-year-old Burnet man on parole with an extensive jail record found himself once again in custody after authorities charged him with making methamphetamine.

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Lee Hoffpauir dealerships celebrate 50 years of sales, community

02 October 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LAMPASAS — Lee Hoffpauir can’t really nail down from where his penchant for selling came. Sure his father owned a car dealership when Lee was a kid growing up in Lampasas, but the elder Hoffpauir was more into the finance side of the business than the sales portion. But Lee […]

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Marble Falls football works on district to-do list during bye

02 October 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — A resounding 35-14 win against Dripping Springs accomplished much on the to-do list for the Marble Falls High School football team. First, the Mustangs (3-2, 1-1) are right back in the playoff hunt.

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Burnet football uses open week to prepare for district

02 October 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School football team is enjoying a 4-1 record during its bye week. The Bulldogs are riding a three-game winning streak thanks to their latest victory, a 43-13 win against Taylor on Sept. 26.

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Faith Academy football hosts district favorite Shiner St. Paul

02 October 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — After playing four consecutive road games, the Faith Academy football team is hoping the home crowd will help the Flames snap a two-game losing skid. But it won’t be easy as the Flames (1-4 overall, 0-1 district) welcome Shiner St. Paul (3-2-1, 1-0) in their District 3, […]

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Llano football takes on Salado in its final tune-up before district

02 October 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The Llano High School football team has one more non-district game left before beginning District 13-4A Division II play. The Yellow Jackets (1-4) will travel to Salado (0-5) for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff Oct. 3 at Eagle Stadium, 620 Thomas Arnold Road.

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‘Market on H’ being built in Marble Falls with space for retail

01 October 2014

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Construction has begun on the “Market on H” building at the corner of Avenue H and Second Street in Marble Falls. The Market on H will feature retail and office space facing those two streets, according to Ryan Nash of general contractor Nash Builders, LTD.

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Annual mah jongg tournament to benefit Highland Lakes SPCA

01 October 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR HORSESHOE BAY — An ancient Chinese tile game offers people a chance to help out some modern Highland Lakes canines. The Highland Lakes Monday Mah Jongg Group is hosting a mah jongg tournament Oct. 14 at the Horseshoe Bay Yacht Club. The event features both tournament and social play. Registration […]

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Free health fair offers screenings, more at Buchanan Dam church

01 October 2014

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BUCHANAN DAM — Highland Lakes United Methodist Church is a meeting place for a variety of groups in the area. Working to provide for the spiritual needs of the community, the church decided to cover the health needs as well.

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Register now for Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center golf tourney

01 October 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — While the annual Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center Golf Tournament and Silent Auction is still a few weeks away, organizers are looking for golfers and sponsors to help the people who walk through the center’s doors each month.

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Faith Academy’s Daniel Penner ‘here to be a leader’

01 October 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — He might be the third Penner to don the Faith Academy black and red. But Daniel Penner is eager to leave his own mark, with some help.

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Marble Falls volleyball loses district contest to Cedar Park

01 October 2014

MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School volleyball team lost to Cedar Park 10-25, 10-25, 13-25 on Sept. 30 in a District 25-5A contest. “Although the Timberwolves played tough, the Lady Mustangs played inconsistently, making their path to success a very rocky one,” Marble Falls head coach Julie Downs said.

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Report: Llano home invasion suspect spotted on Bandera County ranch

30 September 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS MEDINA — Authorities have spotted a home invasion suspect who remains at large on a ranch in Bandera County where a game camera captured his image on the property, according to a police statement released Sept. 30.

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Voter registration deadline is Oct. 6 for Nov. 4 election

30 September 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — People who would like to make their voices known in the November general election need to register to vote on or by Oct. 6.

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