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Kingsland murder suspect claims man hit head on rock

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — A 46-year-old woman charged with the murder of a man Aug. 26 told investigators the man hit his head on a rock, but law enforcement officers found the body wrapped in a blanket and “set on fire.”

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Kingsland woman charged with murder in death of 23-year-old man

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — Authorities have charged 46-year-old Kathryn Louise Preston with murder in connection with the death of 23-year-old Jose Mario Hernandez following a homicide investigation at a private residence in the River Oaks neighborhood, according to a statement by the Llano County Sheriff’s Office.

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VIDEO: Marble Falls police Taser knife-throwing suspect

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A Marble Falls police officer used a Taser to subdue a 44-year-old man Aug. 25 after the man threw a knife at officers when they approached him for allegedly smashing windows out of a pickup. Marble Falls police charged Stanley Bernard Abney with aggravated assault against a public servant, [...]

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Video nabs suspect in Granite Shoals credit card abuse

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — Authorities charged a woman with credit card abuse against an elderly person after a couple identified the suspect on surveillance video making several purchases with their card, according to a report from Granite Shoals police.

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Marble Falls fire destroys house, cars and leaves five homeless

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A blaze late Aug. 22 destroyed a home and two cars and left a family homeless. Marble Falls Fire Rescue Chief Johnny Caraway said fire crews responded to a house fire in the 1600 block of Johnson Street at about 10:30 p.m. But when crews arrived, they found the [...]

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Burnet community remembers shooting victim

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The family, friends and community will gather Aug. 23 to remember a teenager who died after an 21-year-old allegedly shot him. A memorial service is scheduled for Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. at the Burnet High School auditorium for 17-year-old Elijah Adam Benson.

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One-truck rollover shuts Marble Falls highway exit for several hours

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The driver of a semi-truck was transported to an area hospital but had minor injuries after rolling his truck Aug. 22.

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Cottonwood Shores eyes retail expansion with a new business on the horizon

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES – The Cottonwood Shores City Council cleared the way Aug. 21 for a new business to come to town. The council released easements in six lots on FM 1431 for a Dollar General.

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Burnet CISD board puts $26.75 million bond on Nov. 4 ballot

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Board members of the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District voted 6-to-1 during its regular meeting Aug. 18 to call a bond election totaling $26.75 million on the Nov. 4 ballot.

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Burnet schools earn state distinctions

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Despite a more “rigorous” set of standards this past academic year, the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District students and staff nailed their studies.

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Four Horseshoe Bay candidates file for three city council spots

FROM STAFF REPORTS  HORSESHOE BAY — Four candidates — including two incumbents — have filed to run for three at-large positions on the city council during the upcoming election in November, according to city filing records. The filing deadline for Horseshoe Bay City Council ended Aug. 19.

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Authorities: Suspect admits using firearm of Burnet County constable

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The suspect in a Burnet County double homicide apparently used a law enforcement officer’s rifle in the alleged murder of two men at a residence Aug. 19.

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Burnet County investigators charge 21-year-old man with double murder

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A 21-year-old man was charged with murder after Burnet County deputy investigators found the bodies of two men at a residence in the 5800 block of CR 340.

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Ex-Marble Falls ISD employee indicted in child sex assault

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A former Marble Falls Independent School District employee faces the toughest charge available under state law after allegedly sexually assaulting a 4-year-old child and videoing himself doing it.

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