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Police: Prepare for traffic from Brother Max Copeland’s funeral

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS —  As the community prepares to honor the life and lay to rest longtime Baptist preacher Brother Max Copeland on May 29, law enforcement unveiled traffic routes and anticipated delays in and around the city. Copeland served as pastor of First Baptist Church in Marble Falls for 42 […]

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Hill Country Community Theatre celebrates 30th with Broadway

FROM STAFF REPORTS COTTONWOOD SHORES — After three decades of bringing great live theater to the Highland Lakes, the Hill Country Community Theatre is celebrating with a Broadway Revue. The Hill Country Community Theatre Players will kick off the event at 3 p.m. June 7. They’ll perform Broadway songs that have been produced at HCCT […]

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How to lessen screen time and boost your kids’ activity levels

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Once upon a time, kids raced outdoors as soon as they could when summer break descended upon them. That was before video games, the Internet and the 3,068 channels on TV these days. (more…)

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Harmony School’s summer features art, music and LEGOs

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — LEGOs and art take center stage this summer at Harmony School of Creative Arts. “We’re not usually associated with LEGOs and robots, but last year, we were able to host this program, and it was really well received,” said Barbara Bend, Harmony’s executive director. “This year, we’re […]

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Summer shouldn’t be a break from learning … or fun, educators say

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — It’s summer time. For thousands of school kids across the Highland Lakes it means one thing: summer break, the celebration of time away from school, from learning. But hold on one second. While summer break is usually a two-and-a-half month hiatus from school, should it be a break […]

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Cory Morrow bringing good-time music to Summer Concert Series

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Technically, Texas singer-songwriter Cory Morrow will be performing in the Burnet Summer Concert Series on June 6. But Morrow’s welcoming nature makes his shows feel like a gathering of friends rather than a concert, said Damon Beierle of Double Eagle Entertainment and the host of KBEY 103.9 FM […]

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Meals on Wheels in need of volunteers in Burnet, Marble Falls

BURNET — Meals on Wheels is looking for delivery drivers, kitchen assistants and other volunteer help in Marble Falls and Burnet. Paul Hicks, the Meals on Wheels manager for Burnet and Marble Falls, said drivers are needed for routes in both locations to serve homebound seniors Monday-Friday. (more…)

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The Kingsland Fitness Center, 2132 RR 1431, is hosting a Pushups for Charity event 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 6. Courtesy photo

Gym classic makes comeback to benefit service members

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR KINGSLAND — Drop and give me 20. Or 10. Or just one. “It’s not how many you do, really,” said Charlotte Dilworth, owner of Kingsland Health and Fitness. “It’s really just about doing something to help out our service members and veterans.” (more…)

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FBCS students tackle Spartan Sprint with teamwork and faith

FBCS students tackle Spartan Sprint with teamwork and faith

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When First Baptist Christian School seventh-grader Avery Charlton stood below the 10-foot wall, she wondered if she could get up and over it. She, along with nine other FBCS middle school students and two coaches had put most of the Spartan Sprint behind them. (more…)

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Create video games, learn Shakespeare at Discovery Camp

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF JOHNSON CITY — Superheroes, Shakespeare and fishing. What do these three things have in common? That’s what incoming third- through sixth-grades are invited to discover during a free summer program at the Johnson City Library. (more…)

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Brother Max leaves legacy of love and compassion

DANIEL CLIFTON AND CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — If there was one thing the Rev. Max Copeland taught in the manner he lived his life it was this: Love all with no conditions. Copeland, who was simply known as Brother Max, exemplified loving others as Christ showed us how. (more…)

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PATRICK MICHAEL GOBLE

MEMORIAL DAY: Burnet’s Patrick Goble gave all in Vietnam

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Despite the unpopularity of the Vietnam War among some people during the late 1960s, Burnet teenager Patrick Michael Goble didn’t see it that way. While he might not have fully understood the things that led to the war, he knew the importance of service to his country. (more…)

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: “Find Your Ancestors”
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. May 28
WHERE: Llano County Library, 102 E. Haynie in Llano
COST: FREE

‘Find Your Ancestors’ at free Llano seminar

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — A conversation and a need for more space prompted librarian Tommi Myers to ask Timmie DeBusk and Fred “Elder” Zirkle to help Llano area residents find their family roots. (more…)

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‘Ruff Park’ recommended as name of Marble Falls dog park

‘Ruff Park’ recommended as name of Marble Falls dog park

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Commissioners unanimously voted to recommend naming the city’s new dog park Ruff Park during its workshop May 20. (more…)

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