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A town hall meeting to discuss deer management is 9-11 a.m. May 2 at the Granite Shoals Fire Department, 8410 RR 1431 West in Granite Shoals. File photo

Granite Shoals seeks harmonious solution to deer population in city

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANITE SHOALS — Living in harmony with deer is the reason for a town meeting May 2 hosted by the city of Granite Shoals and its wildlife advisory committee. (more…)

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RICHARD DAVIS III

Granite Shoals police nab suspect in sexual assault of a child case

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — After a suspect in a sexual assault of a child case didn’t come to the door when officers knocked, Granite Shoals police used a spotlight and a public address system to help get the man. (more…)

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Weldon Kelly

Granite Shoals traffic stop leads to end of South by Southwest fun

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — Three Midland residents apparently looking to extend their South by Southwest fun probably wish they had chosen somewhere other than Granite Shoals on March 22 after a Granite Shoals police officer pulled them over on a traffic stop. (more…)

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Granite Shoals police investigate shooting incident at residence

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — Authorities are investigating a shooting incident involving a man they found alone March 7 at a residence in the 300 block of East Greenbriar. (more…)

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Granite Shoals council seeks solutions to deer problem

CONNIE SWINNEY  • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANITE SHOALS — A citizens survey citing problems caused by the deer population in the city limits has prompted  officials to look for solutions to quell the herd. The city of Granite Shoals distributed 2,077 10-question surveys and received 391 responses in February to be presented to the city council March […]

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24-year-old Granite Shoals man dies in Austin accident

FROM STAFF REPORTS AUSTIN — A 24-year-old Granite Shoals man died Jan. 18 after an accident on North Lamar Boulevard in Austin. (more…)

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JENNIE RAE HAMILTON

Horseshoe Bay police charge former housekeeper in burglary cases

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — Authorities have recovered about $15,000 worth of reported stolen merchandise and arrested a Granite Shoals woman after an investigation into a rash of burglaries, according to the Horseshoe Bay Police Department. (more…)

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Body cameras on Granite Shoals police aid criminal investigations

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANITE SHOALS — A rural agency has become the second in Burnet County to equip its officers with body cameras to add another tool to their crime-fighting arsenal, officials say. Nine officers from the Granite Shoals Police Department started wearing the digital-remote cameras in mid-October. (more…)

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Granite Shoals city worker charged with sexual assault of 16-year-old girl

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — An employee of the city’s streets and parks department faces a child sexual assault charge, after parents told investigators they found inappropriate messages on their teen daughter’s cell phone, according to the Granite Shoals Police Department. Juan Carlos Morales, 35, of Marble Falls was arrested by Granite Shoals police […]

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Burnet man charged with intoxication manslaughter in Marble Falls crash

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Police charged a 26-year-old Burnet man with intoxication manslaughter for the death of a Granite Shoals woman after tests determined the suspect’s blood-alcohol content was three times over the legal limit. (more…)

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Construction on courts to start at Granite Shoals tennis center

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANITE SHOALS — Construction on two full-size tennis courts can begin next week thanks to a $64,000 matching grant from the Roddick Youth Tennis Foundation to the city of Granite Shoals. Officials with the foundation presented the check to the city council during its meeting Sept. 23. (more…)

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Angelita Rodriguez Pacheco

Ex-Marble Falls hotel worker gets 18 years for stealing from guests

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A Burnet County Jury sentenced a Granite Shoals woman, who admitted selling methamphetamines, to 18 years in prison on charges she stole from guests at a Marble Falls hotel where she worked, according to a statement by the 33rd/424th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. (more…)

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AMANDA HEISLER

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. (more…)

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Granite Shoals program removes unsafe buildings, saves money

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANITE SHOALS — Granite Shoals leaders have launched a program to work with property owners to rid the community of dilapidated buildings considered unsafe while sidestepping more costly condemnation proceedings, officials say. (more…)

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