Marble Falls group, Wreaths Across America remember those who served

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When Cassandra Chambliss’ son was a Cub Scout, he and his troop would help lay Christmas wreaths on the graves of veterans at a local cemetery. “It was such an honor to be a part of something like that,” Chambliss said. But for some reason, the local endeavor […]

Drought prompts LCRA to seek OK to halt lake releases for fourth year

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM AUSTIN — With parts of Texas in the midst of a persistent, severe drought, the Lower Colorado River Authority will seek permission from the state to curtail releases of interruptible stored water from the Highland Lakes for downstream irrigation for the fourth year in a row. LCRA also will ask permission to […]

Burnet firefighters burn down vacant house in training exercise Nov. 19

  Burnet Fire Department firefighters take part in a training exercise Nov. 20 at a vacant house on South Pierce and Elm streets. The structure and an adjacent storage building were donated to the department for training use. For a full story, see the Nov. 26 edition of The Picayune.

Marble Falls dog park on Christmas list for Santa Claus

Megan Klaeger and her dog, Jo, pose for a photo with Santa Claus during the Paws 4 Claus fundraiser Nov. 19 at RBar & Grill in Marble Falls. Klaeger is trying to raise money for a fenced-in dog park built in Marble Falls.

Churches, groups serving community Thanksgiving meals

Several churches and organizations in the Highland Lakes are serving free Thanksgiving meals to the community. Here are a few. If your church or group is serving a free meal to the community, please leave a note in the comments section with time, date and place.

Burnet football faces run-heavy King in area-round playoff game

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School football team is bracing for another run-first offense when the Bulldogs take on Kingsville King on Nov. 21. The area-round playoff game is set for 7:30 p.m. at Comalander Stadium, 12002 Jones Maltsberger Road in San Antonio. Listen to the match starting with a […]

Class 5A officials want to even playing field with big and small school districts

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Superintendents in Class 5A have been reaching out to each other and University Interscholastic League officials to talk about splitting football districts into “small school” and “big school” divisions.

Christmas Light-Up Parade opens Walkway of Lights in Marble Falls

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Smiles as bright as two million lights will brighten Marble Falls on Nov. 21 for the Christmas Light-Up Parade and the Walkway of Lights. The parade begins at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 along Main Street. This year’s parade has 33 entries.

Residents of condos displaced after fire in Windermere Oaks

FROM STAFF REPORTS SPICEWOOD — Fire officials believe a dryer or an underground grinder pump might be to blame in a blaze that displaced the occupants of at least six condominium units and destroyed a complex in the Windermere Oaks subdivision. The blaze, reported at 3:40 a.m. Nov. 17, destroyed the condos within The Hill […]

Harmony’s ‘Nutcracker’ adds fantastical touch for today’s children

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When “The Nutcracker” first entertained an audience on Dec. 18, 1892, in St. Petersburg, Russia, things were a bit different than they are today. But that hasn’t diminished the love people still have for this traditional Christmas ballet as it continues to take the stage around the […]

Burnet police: No evidence of sexual assault at high school

21 November 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Burnet Police Department is not filing any charges after an investigation into a possible sexual assault that occurred during a Nov. 7 home high school football game.

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Marble Falls group, Wreaths Across America remember those who served

21 November 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When Cassandra Chambliss’ son was a Cub Scout, he and his troop would help lay Christmas wreaths on the graves of veterans at a local cemetery. “It was such an honor to be a part of something like that,” Chambliss said. But for some reason, the local endeavor […]

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Burnet businesses put out welcome mat with ‘come-on-back’ attitude

21 November 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — When somebody stops at the Burnet Antique Mall, they’re bound to find something interesting – including a life-size Santa Claus in the window. But if they can’t find just what they’re looking for, owner John Hill doesn’t mind picking up the phone and calling some of the other […]

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Marble Falls church tells oldest Christmas story with new twist

21 November 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Sometimes it takes a story being told from an entirely new perspective to remind us of the meaning. Take, for instance, the story of the Nativity. You know the one: about a stable in Bethlehem where a young lady named Mary gave birth to a baby she […]

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HOLIDAY RECIPES: Pumpkin ice cream simple treat

21 November 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — I’m going to admit this right off. I kind of took the easy way out this week for my cooking — well, in this case, mixing — endeavor. Burnet County AgriLife Extension Agent Linda Sue Wells provided me with what must be the most challenging recipe yet: […]

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Burnet County Jail bookings from the period of Nov. 14-20, 2014

21 November 2014

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Nov. 14-20, 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 Nov. 11-17, 2014

21 November 2014

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Nov. 11-17, 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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Drought prompts LCRA to seek OK to halt lake releases for fourth year

20 November 2014

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM AUSTIN — With parts of Texas in the midst of a persistent, severe drought, the Lower Colorado River Authority will seek permission from the state to curtail releases of interruptible stored water from the Highland Lakes for downstream irrigation for the fourth year in a row. LCRA also will ask permission to […]

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Burnet Fire Fighters

Burnet firefighters burn down vacant house in training exercise Nov. 19

20 November 2014

  Burnet Fire Department firefighters take part in a training exercise Nov. 20 at a vacant house on South Pierce and Elm streets. The structure and an adjacent storage building were donated to the department for training use. For a full story, see the Nov. 26 edition of The Picayune.

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Marble Falls dog park on Christmas list for Santa Claus

20 November 2014

Megan Klaeger and her dog, Jo, pose for a photo with Santa Claus during the Paws 4 Claus fundraiser Nov. 19 at RBar & Grill in Marble Falls. Klaeger is trying to raise money for a fenced-in dog park built in Marble Falls.

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Churches, groups serving community Thanksgiving meals

20 November 2014

Several churches and organizations in the Highland Lakes are serving free Thanksgiving meals to the community. Here are a few. If your church or group is serving a free meal to the community, please leave a note in the comments section with time, date and place.

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Helping Hands Team Roping fundraiser for food pantries aims to pull in new crowd

20 November 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — When Adam Garcia noted the number of food pantries in Llano County (five) and the growing need for them, he decided to do something to support the facilities. But he wanted to organize an event that would bring in a different group of people who might not hit the […]

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Lone Star singer-songwriters team up for Rose of Texas benefit

20 November 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Penny Ney admitted that, when she was growing up, her house was a bit dysfunctional. But the one thing from which she drew strength was music. Her first guitar, a beat-up one she received in her teens, helped Ney transform her life into something more than some […]

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Burnet High School senior receiver Cody Jones is on his way to the end zone in the Bulldogs’ 42-10 bi-district win over the Taylor Ducks on Nov. 14. Burnet plays Kingsville King at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 in a Class 4A area-round game. Tune in to KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune or at KBEYFM.com starting with a 7 p.m. pre-game show. Photo by Pablo Rivera

Burnet football faces run-heavy King in area-round playoff game

20 November 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School football team is bracing for another run-first offense when the Bulldogs take on Kingsville King on Nov. 21. The area-round playoff game is set for 7:30 p.m. at Comalander Stadium, 12002 Jones Maltsberger Road in San Antonio. Listen to the match starting with a […]

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