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Burnet CISD offers ‘Coffee and Tea with the Superintendent’

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Burnet Consolidated Independent School District Superintendent Keith McBurnett is inviting the community to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea with him Feb. 11. His “Coffee and Tea with the Superintendent” is 8 a.m. at the BCISD Parent Resource Center, 208 E. Brier. This event will be similar […]

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Donna Klaeger aims to expand reach of Highland Lakes Legacy Fund

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — A little more than a decade ago, Donna Klaeger helped introduce the Highland Lakes Legacy Fund to the community. Several organizations, including the Seriff Foundation and the Marble Falls Independent School District, joined together to create an endowed fund that would benefit the community in the present but […]

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His Joshua House to be welcome place for men with addictions

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Kevin Pool recalled the day a man basically stumbled into his auto body shop. “It was 36 days ago today,” Pool said, standing in a vacant building he and a group of others have envisioned as His Joshua House. “He was just a mess from his addiction. But he […]

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PEC offering $50,000 in scholarships to seniors

JOHNSON CITY — The Pedernales Electric Cooperative is offering $50,000 in scholarships to high school and home-schooled seniors in its service area. Eligible students may apply at pec.coop/scholarship. All scholarship materials must be submitted online by March 25. (more…)

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Sexual assault prevention workshop to train girls in self-defense techniques

MARBLE FALLS — To help girls and women better protect themselves, the Burnet 4-H Horse Club is hosting a sexual assault prevention workshop The workshop is 1-4 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Marble Falls Athletic Club, 2312 U.S. 281 North. It will be taught by Ryan Hardy, chairman of the board for Krav Maga in […]

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Master Gardener group offering horticulture scholarships

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR BURNET — Highland Lakes Master Gardener Association officials cite at least two big reasons for offering scholarships. “We really want to encourage students who are studying something horticulture-related to keep at it,” said the association’s Lavona Fry. “And college is so expensive that we want to help some students.” (more…)

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