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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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73-year-old Horseshoe Bay man killed in accident on U.S. 281

MARBLE FALLS — A 73-year-old Horseshoe Bay resident died Aug. 6 after a three-vehicle accident about 10:40 p.m. Marble Falls Police Capt. Glenn Hanson said Donald Fraser was killed when a third vehicle struck his car and a second vehicle, sending one of them into the man. (more…)

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Horseshoe Bay Texan Mart

Horseshoe Bay Texan Mart avoids condemnation, agrees to repairs

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER HORSESHOE BAY — The owners of a convenience store have promised to adhere to an October deadline to repair structural and fire code issues as well as renovate the facade of their building to avoid potential condemnation, officials say. (more…)

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Horseshoe Bay fire starts at golf course and burns 52 acres

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — Horseshoe Bay Fire Department crews as well as several other agencies battled a blaze July 31 that burned 52 acres and sent a reminder of just how dry conditions are in the Highland Lakes. “The (spring rain and early summer rains) definitely has added more fuel out there,” said […]

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Horseshoe Bay Fire Chief Joe Morris

Horseshoe Bay hires former Arlington agency leader as fire chief

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER HORSESHOE BAY — An Arlington Fire Department administrator will join Horseshoe Bay Fire Rescue as the city’s new fire chief beginning in August. (more…)

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Horseshoe Bay conserves with drought-tolerant gardens, audits

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER HORSESHOE BAY — Persistent drought has prompted a comprehensive water conservation campaign by the city of Horseshoe Bay that includes irrigation audits with potential fines, drought-tolerant demonstration gardens and a shift in perception about landscaping needs. (more…)

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Texan Mart Horseshoe Bay

Horseshoe Bay strip mall faces potential condemnation after complaint

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER HORSESHOE BAY — The Texan Mart, one of just two convenience stores in the city, could face condemnation after code enforcement investigators found dozens of violations involving building safety codes, leaks inside and outside the building and structural concerns with the roof, officials say. (more…)

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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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Storms flood creeks, close roads and open floodgates

Storms flood creeks, close roads and open floodgates

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Several days of soaking rain prompted floodgate operations May 26, temporarily closed city streets, county roadways and a golf course as well as resulted in one swiftwater rescue, officials say. (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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Search for new Horseshoe Bay fire and police chiefs underway

Search for new Horseshoe Bay fire and police chiefs underway

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF HORSESHOE BAY — Horseshoe Bay is preparing to hire replacements for its fire and police chiefs after one agency leader recently resigned and the other is retiring, officials say. Police Chief Bill Lane is expected to announce his retirement after 16 years with the department. (more…)

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Russell Coty Powers, 30, of Burnet County was charged with fraud in connection with a burglary at Bay Pharmacy in Horseshoe Bay.

Bay Pharmacy break-in leads to prescription fraud suspect

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — Authorities have nabbed a “person of interest” in a burglary after connecting area pharmacy records with a customer illegally shopping for pain medications with multiple prescriptions, according to a Horseshoe Bay police investigator. (more…)

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Horseshoe Bay man gets 40 years for role in Spicewood double-murder

Horseshoe Bay man gets 40 years for role in Spicewood double-murder

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — A state district judge sentenced Juston Aaron Curbow to 40 years in prison for the 2013 murders of two Spicewood residents. (more…)

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