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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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Nostalgia and symbolism inspire fund for Horseshoe Bay lighthouse

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF HORSESHOE BAY — As a teenager visiting for summer vacation in the 1970s, Geneva Dalton developed a fondness for Lake LBJ and its features. “I’ve always loved Lake LBJ. I learned to water ski, (ride personal watercraft) up here,” she said.  “(The lighthouse) was always special because it was just [...]

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$2.9 million donation aids Scott & White’s Hurd Regional Medical Center in Marble Falls

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE HORSESHOE BAY — The Scott & White Healthcare Foundation has received a $2.9 million gift from the Lake Area Health Center Foundation in Horseshoe Bay. The donation includes the two Horseshoe Bay clinic facilities and land along with $400,000 cash, and it has boosted the funds for the Hurd Regional Medical Center [...]

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Water conservation steps vary among Highland Lakes cities

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF  MEADOWLAKES — While area communities launch into once-a-week mandatory watering restrictions, one lakeside community utilizes more than 200-year-old water rights to set its own water-management plan and avoid restriction edicts from the Lower Colorado River Authority. “We’re kind of unusual to some extent here,” Meadowlakes City Manager Johnnie Thompson said. [...]

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Judge stacks 2 life sentences against sexual predator

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A Burnet County jury convicted a 37-year-old man on two counts of indecency with a child March 18, but the district judge virtually ensured the molester would never walk the streets again by leveling two life sentences and then “stacking” them.

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State high school fishing championship returns to Lake LBJ on March 14-16

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR HORSESHOE BAY — Lake LBJ becomes the hot spot of high school fishing March 14-16 when the 2014 Student Angler Federation Texas High School Fishing State Championship hits the water. This is the second year in a row the Marble Falls High School Bass Fishing Team and Marble Falls/Lake LBJ [...]

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Horseshoe Bay man faces capital murder charges in Spicewood deaths

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — On Feb. 4, the Burnet County Grand Jury indicted a 35-year-old man in his alleged role in the murder of two Spicewood residents in May 2013. Juston Aaron Curbow of Horseshoe Bay faces two counts of capital murder by terror or threat while committing another felony and capital murder of [...]

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