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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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Economic forecast rosy, housing market lags for Highland Lakes

CONNIE SWINNEY• PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Development plans and incentives as well as fuel prices prompted a recent uptick in building permits; however, lack of housing in the wake of a soon-to-be-opened regional hospital could drive away income from Burnet and Llano counties should cities fail to coax residential projects to the area, officials […]

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Helicopter crash at Horseshoe Bay Airport injures pilot

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — A man suffered minor injuries Dec. 29 after an apparent wind gust caused a private helicopter he was piloting to crash into the ground near an airport hangar, causing extensive damage to the aircraft, according to a Horseshoe Bay police report.

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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.

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Ebola brings ‘heightened awareness’ for emergency crews

DANIEL CLIFTON and CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — When Marble Falls Area EMS crews responded to a woman in Horseshoe Bay on the morning of Oct. 14 who was exhibiting symptoms possibly similar to ebola, staff went in prepared for the worst. “It was the first time to use our (high-contagion) plan,” […]

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LCRA shows off new Ferguson power plant in Horseshoe Bay

CONNIE SWINNEY• PICAYUNE STAFF HORSESHOE BAY – Officials unveiled the new Thomas C. Ferguson Power Plant on Oct. 15 with a dedication ceremony and tours for community leaders, touting its environmentally friendly technology that will be more efficient and reliable. More than a hundred people attended the event on the grounds of the $500 million […]

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Horseshoe Bay man arrested after crashing pickup truck into house

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — A man has turned himself in after an investigation involving a pickup truck crashing into a house on Labor Day, according to Horseshoe Bay police.

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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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Man indicted on attempted murder charges in attack in Horseshoe Bay

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — A Bastrop County man faces up to life in prison after a Llano County Grand Jury indicted him Aug. 5 on charges of attempted capital murder of multiple persons for allegedly attacking two women in Horseshoe Bay with a knife.

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Beer by the Bay Music Festival hot ticket in Horseshoe Bay

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — Beers, bands and bites will comprise the three-day Beer by the Bay Music Festival in Horseshoe Bay on Aug. 1-3. “We’re extremely excited about the Beer By the Bay Music Festival,” said Bryan Woodward, Horseshoe Bay Resort’s chief marketing officer. “We have 10 talented musical acts coming to Horseshoe […]

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Llano County reinstates burn ban for unincorporated areas

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — The Llano County Commissioners enacted a burn ban July 14 for the unincorporated portions of the county. The commissioners lifted the ban in May. A lack of rainfall, coupled with high temperatures and low humidity, brought about a new ban.

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Horseshoe Bay to replace iconic street signs 

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF HORSESHOE BAY — In the 1970s, the Hurd family, Horseshoe Bay developers, had a distinctive design for street signs throughout the lakeside community, but city leaders today believe the iconic posts have out-lived their durability, aesthetics and safety.

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Horseshoe Bay OKs annexation of hundreds of acres of land

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF HORSESHOE BAY — Horseshoe Bay leaders approved absorbing several hundred acres of property into the city limits as a means to manage potential growth along the corridors of the community, officials said.

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Police: Quick response saves Horseshoe Bay stabbing victim’s life; man arrested

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — Two German women visiting friends in Horseshoe Bay were the victims of a attack that sent both to the hospital June 10, but officials believe the quick response of medical and police personnel might have been the difference for at least one of the women.

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