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Weekend events tackle traffic issues, prepare for influx to Burnet County

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Motorists can expect delays and should exercise more caution April 25 as several events, including an air show and a triathlon, get underway in Burnet and Marble Falls, officials say. (more…)

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Alexander Solis III, 38, of Burnet was charged with deadly conduct after an incident April 18 at Haley Nelson Park in Burnet.

Washer competition brawl at Burnet park leads to deadly conduct charge

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET  — A family feud led to a charge of deadly conduct after a suspect discharged a weapon in the air to try to break up a fight, according to Burnet police. (more…)

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Grady Hodge, 43, of Wyoming faces charges of sexual assault of a child in Burnet County.

Wyoming man charged with sexual assault of a child in Burnet County

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A Wyoming man sentenced to at least 60 years behind bars in the Cowboy State for sexual abuse of a child is in the Burnet County Jail awaiting trial on similar charges here. (more…)

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Bomb threat suspect leads officers on two-county chase

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet County deputies investigating a bomb threat April 8 arrested a 42-year-old man after he led investigators on a vehicle chase from northeastern Burnet County into Copperas Cove. Burnet County deputies charged Daniel Henderson Lins with terroristic threat. (more…)

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Burnet County, schools respond to ‘non-specific’ bomb threat

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet school officials initiated a search of all their campuses after the Burnet County Sheriff’s Office received a “non-specific” bomb threat for the county April 8. Burnet and Bertram police and fire departments began conducting sweeps of all Burnet Consolidated Independent School District campuses as a precaution, officials said. The […]

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Burnet County deputies charge daughter with mother’s murder

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet County deputies have charged a 39-year-old woman in the apparent strangulation death of her 63-year-old mother, whose body was found April 3. (more…)

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Sheriff’s office: Human skeletal remains found west of Burnet

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET —  Burnet County deputies are investigating the discovery of human remains found March 31 west of Burnet. A utility contractor was checking power lines in the area of FM 3509 and Williams Road when the contractor spotted possible skeletal remains. About 11 a.m., deputies responded to the location and confirmed they […]

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EPA proposes investigation into contaminated water wells

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF BERTRAM — The federal government is expected to launch an investigation and provide funding to clean up as many as nine contaminated water wells in Burnet County, officials said. Tests identified the contaminant as a “plume of tetrachloroethylene” (PCE), typically known for its use in dry-cleaning fluid and degreasing materials […]

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Burnet school district officials worked with the company installing artificial turf at Bulldog field so graduation ceremonies could be held at the stadium. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Burnet High School graduation ceremony returning to Bulldog Field

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Two days after Burnet school district officials announced the 2015 Burnet High School graduation was moving from Bulldog Field to the high school gym, they found a way to return it to the traditional outdoor venue. (more…)

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Burnet graduation moved to gym due to field renovations

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Upcoming renovations of the turf and track at Bulldog Field have forced officials to move the 2015 Burnet High School graduation, set for May 29, to the school’s gymnasium. Officials at Burnet Consolidated Independent School District released a statement on the decision March 25. (more…)

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Burnet High School getting artificial turf, new track in April

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet school district will contract with Symmetry Turf to install artificial turf and a track at Bulldog Field. Burnet Consolidated Independent School District board members approved the contract at a regular meeting March 23. (more…)

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Burnet Middle School interim principal officially takes position

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Burnet Consolidated Independent School District board members have dropped the interim in Steve Grant’s title. They now simply refer to him as Burnet Middle School Principal Steve Grant. The board approved his hire during its regular meeting March 23. (more…)

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Burnet school bus collides with pickup; eight sent to ER

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Emergency crews transported at least eight people, including six students, to area emergency rooms March 6 with non-serious injuries after a pickup truck collided with a Burnet Consolidated Independent School District school bus just west of the city, officials say. (more…)

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Icy conditions might be to blame for Burnet fatality on Texas 29

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A 37-year-old Fredericksburg man died Feb. 28 after the van he was driving collided with semi-truck sliding sideways on Texas 29 just east of Burnet. (more…)

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