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Funding for public input, surveys and meetings has breathed new life into a proposed bridge project connecting RR 1431 West of Marble Falls to RR 2147 west in Horseshoe Bay. Courtesy photo

Bridge across river to Horseshoe Bay would bypass Marble Falls

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER AUSTIN— A proposal for an $18.3 million bridge connecting an area west of Marble Falls to Horseshoe Bay gained steam as a state agency approved funding for public outreach and surveys for the project, officials said. (more…)

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Cottonwood Shores man gets 55 years for sexual assault of a 4-year-old

Cottonwood Shores man gets 55 years for sexual assault of a 4-year-old

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR BURNET — A 32-year-old Cottonwood Shores man will spend the next 55 years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of super aggravated sexual assault of a child and related charges in State District Judge Allan Garrett’s courtroom Oct. 28. (more…)

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Cottonwood Shores fire service contract lapses; deal in works

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER COTTONWOOD SHORES — A contract bid between the Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department and the city has lapsed, prompting extended negotiations and a potential “performance-based” agreement tied to the agency’s training and staff, officials say. The deadline to renew the annual contract ended Sept. 30; however, the volunteer agency’s board […]

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RR 2147 in Cottonwood Shores

Expect delays as TxDOT crews reduce RR 2147 traffic to one lane

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER COTTONWOOD SHORES — Taking a trip along RR 2147 West will take motorists a bit longer as road crews reduce traffic to one lane, alternating traffic flow to work on a turn-lane project, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. (more…)

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El Jardin Restaurant in Cottonwood Shores

Authorities raid restaurant on RR 2147, seize drugs and cash

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY  — Local, county and federal investigators raided a restaurant Aug. 26, arrested two suspects and seized cash and drugs, police reported. The raid happened at 6 p.m. at El Jardin Restaurant, located in the 4900 block of RR 2147 West, and involved the Horseshoe Bay Police Department, the Burnet County […]

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Cottonwood Shores halts police chief application process

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER COTTONWOOD SHORES — Officials say they will consider promoting the current acting Cottonwood Shores police chief to the lead law officer position for the community and forego an applicant search. Lt. Chris Bieze has served as acting chief since the council put former Chief Tom Williams on administrative leave in […]

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texas 71 plane crash

Small plane crash shuts down Texas 71 west of U.S. 281

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO COUNTY — A single-engine plane crash closed down traffic in both directions on Texas 71 for several hours between U.S. 281 and FM 2147 about 2 p.m. May 28. (more…)

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Boaters enjoy Lake LBJ on a holiday weekend. Photo courtesy of Keith Bedard/Down to Earth Aerial Photography

Residents brace for Memorial Day weekend boaters, possible storms

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS —  As the recent rains feed area lake levels, officials anticipate a busy Memorial Day weekend May 22-25 and warn about the potential for severe weather. (more…)

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Cottonwood Shores police chief under investigation regarding domestic disturbance

FROM STAFF REPORTS COTTONWOOD SHORES — Cottonwood Shores officials will consider accepting the police chief’s resignation during a meeting April 16 after he was allegedly involved in a domestic disturbance in March. (more…)

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Cottonwood Shores police chief on leave pending investigation

FROM STAFF REPORTS COTTONWOOD SHORES — City officials have placed Cottonwood Shores Police Chief Tom Williams on administrative leave with pay pending an undisclosed investigation, according to Mayor Donald Orr. (more…)

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Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department first responders took part in a training exercise Feb. 17 with Air Evac Lifeteam at the department’s helipad.  Volunteers learned how to set up a landing zone for the helicopter and what would be expected from them when Air Evac is called to a scene. The department holds regular training sessions every month and is taking steps to increase its membership. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Cottonwood Shores VFD works on training, rapport with city

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — At least three Tuesdays a month, Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department first responders gather at the station for in-house training. (more…)

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Cottonwood Shores boat ramp on Lake Marble Falls officially opens

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — City officials gathered under sunny skies Jan. 27 on Lake Marble Falls to officially open the Cottonwood Shores Public Boat Ramp. (more…)

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HIGHLAND LAKES NEWS BYTES: Pig starts fire; boat ramp unveiled

FROM STAFF REPORTS These DailyTrib.com stories and more are coming up Monday, Jan. 26, on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune: (more…)

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HIGHLAND LAKES NEWS BYTES: Rain, downtown upkeep, falling fuel prices

COMPILED BY CONNIE SWINNEY In Highland Lakes headlines, recent rains spark interest on a drought update, two police agencies take aim at crime in their neighborhoods and two cities provide updates on revitalization projects connected to historic districts. These DailyTrib.com stories and more are coming up Friday, Jan. 23, on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune. […]

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