Marble Falls Night Mares a roller derby ‘sisterhood’

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Roller derby is making a comeback in the Hill Country. And to raise money and awareness, the Marble Falls Night Mares are holding a taco fundraiser Jan. 31.

Friendships are priceless at DAV Thrift Store in Kingsland

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR KINGSLAND — Bill Lewis turns the lamp around a couple of times at the check-out counter. He examines several places on the lamp and makes his pronouncement.

Llano library hosting free Medicare workshop

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — As residents searched for answers to questions regarding Medicare at the Llano County Library, clerk Chris Jones realized there was a better way to help them.

Cottonwood Shores boat ramp on Lake Marble Falls officially opens

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — City officials gathered under sunny skies Jan. 27 on Lake Marble Falls to officially open the Cottonwood Shores Public Boat Ramp.

Marble Falls targets downtown area for revitalization

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — City officials have created a new board to propose public improvement projects in an effort to revitalize the downtown area.

Traditional ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ offers relevant message of acceptance

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — For many years, the Marble Falls High School choral department has tackled some challenging musicals known for their elaborate productions and designs, including “Tarzan” (complete with a vine-swinging Tarzan), “Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat” and “Seussical The Musical” among others.

Former Mustang Cyril Lemon in Gridiron Showcase, eyeing NFL

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF DENTON — Recent University of North Texas graduate and offensive lineman Cyril Lemon has one more college football game to play — then it’s on to the 2015 NFL Draft.

Burnet police get body cameras with help from donation

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Burnet police officers are getting body cameras, thanks in part to a citizen who just wanted to help.

Marble Falls dog park should be up and running soon

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Even lead organizer Megan Klaeger can’t believe how quickly the Marble Falls Dog Park has come together.

The good and bad news about falling fuel prices in Texas

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Plummeting fuel prices have consumers cheering for unleaded gasoline at less than $2 per gallon while oil and gas producers begin to cut staff, scrap new projects and slash expenses to stay afloat, officials say.

Car fire in Marble Falls

No injuries in car blaze at RR 1431 in Marble Falls

29 January 2015

A Marble Falls Fire Rescue crew member makes sure a fire that destroyed this car is out. The fire crew and Marble Falls police responded to the car fire about 4:30 p.m. Jan. 28 near the intersection of RR 1431 and Avenue U. Firefighters extinguished the blaze. Nobody was injured during the fire, and officials […]

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Horseshoe Bay woman in critical condition after LBJ boat crash

29 January 2015

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is investigating the cause of a boat crash into a dock on Lake LBJ on Jan. 28. The accident left one of the two occupants of the watercraft in critical condition at an area hospital.

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Marble Falls Night Mares a roller derby ‘sisterhood’

29 January 2015

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Roller derby is making a comeback in the Hill Country. And to raise money and awareness, the Marble Falls Night Mares are holding a taco fundraiser Jan. 31.

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Marble Falls High School turning up volume with A/V studio expansion

29 January 2015

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — A bright green sheet hangs in between shelving units in Matt Turner’s class at Marble Falls High School.

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Craddock House move possibly delayed again due to weather

28 January 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — City officials hoped to get the historic Craddock House up and moved to its new home Jan. 25, but a few days of rain forced the postponement of the operation until Jan. 31.

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Water quality ‘all clear’ in Burnet after broken line repaired

28 January 2015

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet city officials have lifted a boil water notice after tests came back “all clear” Jan. 26 following emergency repairs on a 16-inch water line.

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Friendships are priceless at DAV Thrift Store in Kingsland

28 January 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR KINGSLAND — Bill Lewis turns the lamp around a couple of times at the check-out counter. He examines several places on the lamp and makes his pronouncement.

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Llano library hosting free Medicare workshop

28 January 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — As residents searched for answers to questions regarding Medicare at the Llano County Library, clerk Chris Jones realized there was a better way to help them.

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Discovery Academy at Johnson City library opens minds to science, math

28 January 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR JOHNSON CITY — The group of Johnson City Elementary School students “ooh’ed” and “ah’ed” as they watched a PBS show in which six small quad-copters moved around a small room. The craft’s moves were synchronized, not by a remote computer but by the students’ own initiative.

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Student-anglers compete at Lake LBJ tourney

28 January 2015

GRANITE SHOALS — A beautiful sunny day did not equal a great day on Lake LBJ for the high school fishing club in Marble Falls.

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Highland Lakes basketball scoreboard, Jan. 27

28 January 2015

Here are the varsity basketball scores from Highland Lakes high school games Jan. 27: • The Marble Falls Mustangs lost 78-33 to Cedar Park Vista Ridge at home, while the Lady Mustangs fell 64-18 to the Lady Rangers at Vista Ridge.

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Cottonwood Shores boat ramp on Lake Marble Falls officially opens

27 January 2015

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — City officials gathered under sunny skies Jan. 27 on Lake Marble Falls to officially open the Cottonwood Shores Public Boat Ramp.

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Marble Falls VFD, Pizza Hut helping EMS volunteer

27 January 2015

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — First responders understand the importance of taking care of people, and the same holds true when it’s one of their own.

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Donations serve up big boost to elementary school’s tennis club

27 January 2015

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — All a couple of Highland Lakes Elementary School teachers wanted to do was introduce students to the game of tennis. What they got was a bit overwhelming.

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