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Fire crews contain Trails End fire near Johnson City

Fire crews contain Trails End fire near Johnson City

FROM STAFF REPORTS JOHNSON CITY — Fire crews saved all structures in the area as they battled the Trails End fire on July 11 and into the overnight of July 12 that grew to as much as an estimated 359 acres. Blanco County Emergency Management officials also posted that nobody was injured as a result […]



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Johnson City area wildfire 40 percent contained; residents return home

Johnson City area wildfire 40 percent contained; residents return home

  UPDATE: Blanco County Emergency Management officials stated that the Trails End Road fire had grown to an estimated 359 acres but was 40 percent contained as of 7 p.m. July 11. There are approximately 90 personnel on the scene making up the 41 ground units as well as two aerial units fighting the blaze. […]



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Government closures July 3-4

MARBLE FALLS — Since the Fourth of July is a national and state holiday, Highland Lakes residents can expect federal, state, and local offices to be closed on Tuesday, July 4, but there are some offices that will tack on July 3. (more…)



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Investigators are looking for as many as three suspects in a credit card skimming case at a Johnson City bank. Call (830) 868-3189. with tips. Courtesy photos

Police: Several ID theft victims in Johnson City credit card skimmer case

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY JOHNSON CITY — Authorities are investigating a string of identification theft reports as they continue to look for the suspects caught on surveillance installing and removing “skimming” devices from a Johnson City bank ATM machine. (more…)



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Top 10 most-viewed Highland Lakes stories of 2016

Top 10 most-viewed Highland Lakes stories of 2016

We’ve seen a wide range of stories in the Highland Lakes in 2016. New businesses and developments were a popular topic this year. With that, transportation issues also were addressed. Stories about crime and law enforcement are always widely read, too. We took a look back at stories posted to DailyTrib.com this year and ranked […]



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Blanco County authorities need help finding rural burglars

JOHNSON CITY — Blanco County investigators are on the trail of a possible burglary operation where more than $40,000 of items were stolen from a residence in a single incident.



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Community outcry prompts speed reduction proposal on US 290

Community outcry prompts speed reduction proposal on US 290

FROM STAFF REPORTS STONEWALL –  A leisurely trip to Fredericksburg just might become a little safer if a Texas Department of Transportation speed reduction proposal gains approval, officials say. Following a traffic study, TxDOT staff concluded that a reduction in the speed limit from 70 mph to 60 mph along U.S. 290 between Fredericksburg and […]



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Social media helps track Blanco County sex assault suspect to San Antonio

Social media helps track Blanco County sex assault suspect to San Antonio

FROM STAFF REPORTS SAN ANTONIO — Authorities arrested a Blanco County kidnapping and sexual assault suspect Aug. 18 using social media to coax him to surrender in Bexar County, officials say. (more…)



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Man dies in 18-wheeler collision on U.S. 281 near Blanco

FROM STAFF REPORTS BLANCO — A Dripping Springs man died after the vehicle he was driving veered into oncoming traffic and struck an 18-wheeler on U.S. 281, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. The accident happened at 9:42 p.m. March 19 just outside Blanco. (more…)



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Blanco Middle School evacuated over ‘suspicious device’

FROM STAFF REPORTS BLANCO — Authorities evacuated Blanco Middle School on Feb. 12 after a student reportedly brought a “suspicious device” onto the campus, officials say. The incident was first reported by school officials as “an explosive device” at about 1:30 p.m. at Blanco Middle School, 1500 Rocky Road. (more…)



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Man drowns attempting to rescue dog in debris-filled Blanco River

FROM STAFF REPORTS BLANCO — A man died of an apparent drowning after he attempted to retrieve his dog from the Blanco River on June 14 and was swept under a debris-clogged bridge, according to the Blanco County Sheriff’s Office. At about 6:30 p.m., authorities received a 911 calls from an area of the river […]



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