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Horseshoe Bay City Council recently voted to allow open carry during public meetings. File photo

Horseshoe Bay council votes to allow open carry at public meetings

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER HORSESHOE BAY — As the open carry law takes hold in the state of Texas, local public entities have grappled with whether to allow firearms in their buildings to address what they perceive as gaps in the statute. (more…)

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SONJA MURDOCK AND MARGO MURDOCK

Horseshoe Bay police, Virginia authorities find missing 8-year-old

FROM STAFF REPORTS CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia — Police announced that a Horseshoe Bay girl missing since August has been found “safe and sound.” (more…)

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Former Horseshoe Bay resident with past convictions gets life in child molestation case

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — A former Horseshoe Bay man with two Colorado convictions of sexual abuse of a child is heading to a Texas prison for life after a Llano County jury convicted him of molesting another child from 2013 to 2014. (more…)

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Raymon James Brondo, Devon James Cole White and Henry Pina II were charged with aggravated robbery.

Three men arrested in Horseshoe Bay aggravated robbery

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — Authorities arrested three men Dec. 13 after they were accused of knocking on a door at a residence, flashing a gun and demanding cash, according to Horseshoe Bay police. (more…)

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Burnet, Granite Shoals and Horseshoe Bay are tackling what city council members have determined is an overpopulation of white-tailed deer causing health and safety problems in their communities, officials say. Courtesy photo

Communities battle deer populations blamed for crashes, health hazards

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Motorist safety, property damage and the potential for diseased herds have prompted several cities in the Highland Lakes to take steps to rid their communities of an overabundance of white-tailed deer, officials say. Burnet, Granite Shoals and Horseshoe Bay are three communities in various stages of deer-control efforts […]

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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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Flash flood warning/watch in effect until Halloween morning

Flash flood warning/watch in effect until Halloween morning

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Low water crossings, flooded roadways and slick streets are just a few things that have officials concerned as rains returned Oct. 30. “The ground is still saturated from last weekend, so any additional rain will quickly run off, and that means flash flooding,” said Burnet County Judge James Oakley. “We […]

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ROMAN PAROUCHEV and ARTEM GEYDONAS

Alleged sex crime victim says she was also assaulted at her apartment

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — Arrest documents have unveiled more details about an alleged rape investigation including allegations a sexual assault suspect appeared at the 20-year-old woman’s apartment after an initial encounter in a boat on Lake LBJ. (more…)

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ROMAN PAROUCHEV and ARTEM GEYDONAS

Two men accused of sexual assault on boat on Lake LBJ

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — Horseshoe Bay authorities have charged two men with sexual assault after a 20-year-old woman reported she was possibly drugged and forced into non-consensual sex on a boat while on Lake LBJ, according to the report. (more…)

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Horseshoe Bay officials re-dedicated the Horseshoe Bay Police Dept. on Oct. 1 with its new name, the Bill P. Lane Public Safety Center, in honor of retiring Police Chief Bill Lane. Pictured are Randy Lane (left), David Pope, Bill Lane, Mayor Steve Jordan, Judi Lane, Craig Haydon, Phillip Lee and Jerry Gray.

Retiring Horseshoe Bay Police Chief Bill Lane grew agency and programs

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER HORSESHOE BAY — In the past several months, the good words from well-wishers for retiring Horseshoe Bay Police Chief Bill Lane have only increased the closer he gets to the end of his tenure. “The only word that comes to mind is surreal, unbelievable. It’s almost embarrassing because I just never […]

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Horseshoe Bay offers 'safe zones' for swaps in online transactions

Horseshoe Bay offers ‘safe zones’ for swaps in online transactions

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER HORSESHOE BAY — The popularity and potential risk of online sales and private swaps has prompted Horseshoe Bay city officials to offer so-called “safe zones” at the police and fire departments for residents to conduct in-person transactions with strangers. (more…)

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Horseshoe Bay police are searching for 8-year-old Margo Murdock

Horseshoe Bay still searching for 8-year-old girl last seen Aug. 17

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — Horseshoe Bay police are still looking for a missing 8-year-old girl who was reported missing by her grandmother Aug. 17. The girl, Margo Murdock, is white with blonde hair and blue eyes. She is 4 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 85 pounds. (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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Horseshoe Bay man faces child enticement charge

Horseshoe Bay man faces child enticement charge

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY —  A 67-year-old man faces up to 10 years in prison for allegedly plying two 16-year-old girls with alcoholic beverages, making sexual comments and trying to coax them to take a trip with him, according to Horseshoe Bay police. (more…)

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