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Ex-Cottonwood Shores official charged with theft from city

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The former Cottonwood Shores administrator is accused of stealing a laundry list of items from the municipality prior to her resignation in June 2013. On April 8, Burnet County Grand Jury indicted Janet Kay Taylor-Carusi, 56, on theft of property charges between $1,500 and $20,000 for allegedly stealing a list [...]

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Highland Lakes schools delaying classes two hours

From Staff Reports MARBLE FALLS — Area school districts are holding off on the first bell March 4 due to the inclement weather. Burnet Consolidated Independent School District, Llano Independent School District, Faith Academy and Marble Falls Independent School District officials announced just after 5 a.m. that they are delaying classes by two hours.

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Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department picks new chief

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — The Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department chose training officer Heather Hyslop as the new fire chief Jan. 14. Hyslop replaces Deavon DeLancey, who resigned from the department Jan. 8. Hyslop has been a firefighter for seven years and a firefighter/EMT for the Houston Fire Department for three [...]

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Highland Lakes doctors report more flu cases this year; shot is the best prevention

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — This year’s flu season is poised to top the previous two years with the number of cases physicians are treating, but doctors said there are ways people can protect themselves. Get the flu shot, said Dr. Charles Michael Franz, the medical director at Seton Highland Lakes and a family practitioner. [...]

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State reduces speed limit through Cottonwood Shores

FROM STAFF REPORTS COTTONWOOD SHORES — City leaders got their wish for slowing down traffic on FM 2147 going through the lakeside community. The Texas Transportation Commission approved reducing the speed limit from 50 mph to 45 mph for the stretch of highway that goes through Cottonwood Shores to the Texas 71 intersection west of [...]

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Haunted house scaring up Halloween fun, funds for Cottonwood Shores VFD

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — The haunted house once was an annual tradition for the Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department. Perhaps, more important to the department, it also was an annual fundraiser. So the VFD decided to bring it back for four nights beginning Oct. 30 at the department, 610 Birch Lane.

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Cottonwood Shores regains fire department’s service after contract agreement with city

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — The Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department is in service after agreeing with the city council on a new contract. The council signed the contract during a special meeting Oct. 24 after negotiations continued past the new fiscal year. The department, without a contract, had decided not to [...]

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Contract dispute leaves Cottonwood Shores without aid of volunteer fire department

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — For now, the Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department is not responding to fire emergencies or city ordinance violation calls within the city limits. EMS service is not affected.

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Two charged with drawing gun on couple at Marble Falls Walgreens

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — After allegedly pulling a handgun on two victims outside Walgreens in Marble Falls, a Cottonwood Shores duo now faces aggravated assault charges.

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Cottonwood Shores council discusses lower 2147 speed limit, dwindling police force

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — Drivers soon might have to slow down even more on FM 2147 from Cottonwood Shores to Horseshoe Bay thanks to a measure to match the two cities’ speed limits. But enforcing any reduced speed limits might be another issue.

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Police look for suspect in Cottonwood Shores bar assault; victim has broken jaw

FROM STAFF REPORTS  COTTONWOOD SHORES — A Marble Falls man is recovering from jaw surgery, while authorities search for a suspect who allegedly assaulted the victim at a local restaurant and tavern, investigators said. The incident happened about 1 a.m. Sept. 8 at On the Rocks, located on Cottonwood Drive just off FM 2147, according [...]

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TxDOT earmarks funding for FM 2147 left-turn lane project

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF HORSESHOE BAY — A $1.6 million road project to add a continuous left-turn lane on FM 2147 between Horseshoe Bay and Cottonwood Shores will enhance safety and accommodate population and traffic growth, officials say.

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Cottonwood Shores council adds member, OKs treasurer’s resignation and more

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — The City Council added a council member, approved the resignation of the city treasurer and gave more responsibilities to Mayor Donald Orr during its regular meeting July 18. Cheryl Trinidad will fill the council seat vacated in June when Mary Ann Houser resigned for a job out [...]

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Cottonwood Shores holds off on proposed animal shelter, vacant council position

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — A proposal to rezone a portion of east Cottonwood Shores for an animal shelter and the election of a replacement for a vacant council position were put off until later meetings. The council directed Living Love Animal Rescue to develop a more specific plan about what will [...]

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