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Electrical issue possible cause of fire at Tottie’s in Marble Falls

Electrical issue possible cause of fire at Tottie’s in Marble Falls

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The owners of a tavern sifted through debris Feb. 9 after fire crews doused an early morning blaze believed to have started behind the bar area and suspected to be accidental, Marble Falls Fire Rescue officials say. (more…)

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Llano man gets 15 years for stealing $1,600 worth of necklaces

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A man who admitted to stealing several necklaces valued at approximately $1,600 will spend up to 15 years in prison. Matthew Wayne Manning, 46, of Llano pleaded guilty Feb. 1 in State District Judge Allan Garrett’s court to organized retail theft. He asked for the jury to sentence him. (more…)

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Infrastructure at center of Llano city manager’s termination

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — In a 3-2 vote, the Llano City Council terminated City Manager Brenton Lewis during the Feb. 1 council meeting. Mayor Mike Reagor, who doesn’t vote on council issues unless there is a tie, said the council cited several reasons for firing Lewis as well as reasons to keep him. But […]

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Burnet High School senior softball player Vanessa Escamilla (seated) signs her letter of intent to play for Cisco College on Feb. 3 Celebrating the day with her are Stephanie Bledsoe (standing, left), the wife of head coach Corey Bledsoe (center), and assistant coach Brent Kelley. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet softball’s Vanessa Escamilla signs with Cisco

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Burnet High School senior softball player Vanessa Escamilla signed a letter of intent to play for Cisco College on Feb. 3, which was National Signing Day. (more…)

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Task force arrests 'Most Wanted' Montana fugitive in Marble Falls

Task force arrests ‘Most Wanted’ Montana fugitive in Marble Falls

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A Montana man wanted for two felony warrants from that state apparently thought he could find refuge in Marble Falls. He was wrong. (more…)

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After three years of trying, Johnson Park in Marble Falls is receiving a Lone Star Legacy Park designation from the Texas Recreation and Park Society. Staff photo by David Bean

Marble Falls parks see low crime; Johnson Park gets statewide honor

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Crime in the city parks doesn’t appear to be an overwhelming problem, according to a Marble Falls Police Department report. Marble Falls Police Chief Mark Whitacre presented an incidents report of three parks to the city’s Parks and Recreation Commission on Feb. 1. (more…)

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