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Authorities investigate possible boating hit-and-run on Lake LBJ

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER KINGSLAND — Game wardens are searching for clues and asking for the public’s help in a case involving an alleged hit-and-run collision on Lake LBJ. The incident happened just after midnight March 22 in Kingsland on the waterway adjacent to Legends Golf Course, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife […]

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Shayne Thomas Negri and Stella Marie Hernandez

Cops find stolen IDs, counterfeit documents at Marble Falls hotel; suspects arrested

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A couple faces several felony charges after authorities found counterfeit checks, stolen identification, and drugs at the Holiday Inn Express, according to the Marble Falls Police Department. (more…)

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Thief cuts locks, steals mail at Kingsland post office

Thief cuts locks, steals mail at Kingsland post office

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND —  Authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect or suspects accused of damaging property and breaking into two collection boxes at the U.S. Post Office in Kingsland, officials say. (more…)

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Kingsland residents push back against registered sex offenders

Kingsland residents push back against registered sex offenders

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER KINGSLAND — Residents of a Kingsland neighborhood say they are organizing efforts to protect children as they report an influx of registered sex offenders moving into the unincorporated community. (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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Game wardens investigating wakeboarder’s death on Lake LBJ

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — A 19-year-old man died while wakeboarding on Lake LBJ on Sept. 3, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials. (more…)

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Collision with SUV in Kingsland injures motorcyclist, child rider

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — Texas Department of Public Safety investigators believe a motorcycle driver might have failed to his control speed, resulting in a two-vehicle collision near Lookout Mountain that hospitalized the man and a child rider, according to the report. The collision happened at about 2 p.m. Aug. 26 on RR 1431 at […]

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Local H-E-B stores were pulling some Hill Country Fare ground beef products off the shelves after a recall was issued due to a complaint from a consumer regarding a small metal object found in a package of beef. Staff photo by Jared Fields

H-E-B stores recall some ground beef after consumer finds metal object

FROM STAFF REPORTS CORPUS CHRISTI — H-E-B stores in Burnet, Kingsland and Marble Falls were advised to clear their shelves of certain ground beef items after reports of a “foreign object” allegedly found in a package that originated from a meat-processing plant on the border, officials say. (more…)

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Kingsland man dies in three-car crash on U.S. 281 north of Blanco

FROM STAFF REPORTS BLANCO — Investigators are trying to determine why a Kingsland motorist crossed over into oncoming traffic July 27, resulting in his death after a three-car collision, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. (more…)

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Kathryn Louise Preston, 48, was found guilty July 25 of murdering 23-year-old Jose Mario Hernandez in Kingsland in August 2014. Courtesy photos

Kingsland woman found guilty of murder in 2014 death of man

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — A Llano County jury didn’t buy a 48-year-old defendant’s “battered woman” claim as a reason for killing 23-year-old Jose Mario Hernandez in Kingsland in August 2014. Instead, the jury on July 25 found Kathryn Louise Preston guilty of murder after a trial that lasted more than a week. (more…)

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Game wardens looking for hit-and-run boating suspect

LAKE LBJ — Investigators are seeking the public’s help in finding a boating suspect who collided with a swimmer making her way from a boat to a nearby dock.

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San Antonio man drowns in Lake LBJ after jumping off dock

KINGSLAND — A 20-year-old San Antonio man apparently drowned March 19 after jumping off a dock on Lake LBJ in the Kingsland area. Officials reported that Edward Griffin was with friends when he jumped off the dock and didn’t resurface at about 2 p.m. Llano County sheriff’s deputies, Lower Colorado River Authority rangers, Buchanan Dam […]

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Church, parents launch youth sports complex project in Kingsland

Church, parents launch youth sports complex project in Kingsland

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER KINGSLAND — Zane Lewis remembers as a youth avoiding bad habits because of the advice of his coach. “My coach told me if I started smoking that I wouldn’t be able to run as fast, and I wouldn’t be able to breathe, so I didn’t smoke because I really enjoyed […]

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Kingsland man gets 50 years for killing 19-month-old stepson

Kingsland man gets 50 years for killing 19-month-old stepson

LLANO — State District Judge Evan Stubbs sentenced a Kingsland man to 50 years in prison after the man pleaded guilty to killing his 19-month-old stepson in July 2013. Michael Grogg, 27, was arrested Aug. 2, 2013, after medical evidence revealed his stepson, Paydin Grogg, died from severe brain injury and swelling, likely caused by […]

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Kingsland, Texas, drug bust

Deputies make quick return visit to Kingsland home for theft and drugs

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — Llano County deputies arrested a man at a Dilly Street residence for allegedly stealing an all-terrain vehicle Aug. 12, only to return a few days later to nab two suspects for allegedly dealing drugs from the same home. The Llano County Sheriff’s Office said the two cases are related only […]

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Kingland man charged in string of roadside grass fires

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — An alert citizen might have helped put an end to a string of grass fires Aug. 13 after spotting a person acting suspiciously alongside RR 2900 between Kingsland and Sunrise Beach. Fire crews from Blanco and Llano counties responded to about a half-dozen roadside grass fires starting at 8:04 p.m […]

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Burnet County deputies investigating woman’s death

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Emergency crews and Burnet County deputies responded to the Scenic Hills RV Park on July 2 in reference to an unresponsive woman. When emergency medical personnel and the deputies arrived at the scene, they found the body of a 48-year-old woman. She was identified as Taitia Luke. (more…)

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Public fireworks displays in Kingsland and Marble Falls will attract thousands of people to the two locations on July 4 with anticipated delays and extra public safety accommodations. File Photo

Police caution revelers about traffic, road closures on July 4

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER KINGSLAND — Law enforcement in Kingsland and Marble Falls warn motorists about congestion, delays and pedestrian traffic July 4 during the two largest public fireworks displays in the area. Aqua Boom in Kingsland and the Marble Falls Community Fireworks will attract thousands of people to the area with limited roadway […]

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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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TCEQ to check for groundwater contamination in Kingsland

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF KINGSLAND — Crews have launched a project to drill water-quality monitoring wells in an area contaminated two decades ago by “improperly disposed of” dry-cleaning chemicals from a former self-serve laundry, officials said. On April 13, the Llano County Commissioners Court cleared the way for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality […]

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Burnet County deputies investigate cross burning at black church

Burnet County deputies investigate cross burning at black church

FROM STAFF REPORTS HOOVER’S VALLEY — Burnet County Sheriff’s Office investigators are asking for the public’s help in determining who is responsible for allegedly burning a cross at the entrance of the Smoking for Jesus Ministry church in the 1800 block of FM 2342. (more…)

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Horseshoe Bay woman in critical condition after LBJ boat crash

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is investigating the cause of a boat crash into a dock on Lake LBJ on Jan. 28. The accident left one of the two occupants of the watercraft in critical condition at an area hospital. (more…)

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Two Kingsland meth busts in one day; cases on the rise

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND— Authorities made back-to-back drug arrests Dec. 3 on methamphetamine possession charges in an area of Llano County experiencing an uptick in cases involving the dangerous drug, officials say. (more…)

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Daniel Limon and Armon Tyler

Two charged in second drug raid in seven months at Kingsland home

KINGSLAND — Llano County deputies have arrested two men after seizing methamphetamines, marijuana, cash and a firearm in a residence off Skyline Drive, according to the Llano County Sheriff’s Office. (more…)

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Charter school eyeing Kingsland; informational meeting Oct. 27

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — Kingsland area families could have another choice when it comes to educating their children if a charter school organization decides to open a campus in the community. According to several Kingsland residents, Gateway College Preparatory School is considering opening a new public charter school in the lakeside community. Gateway College […]

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ROCKY DREW MCINTOSH

Suspect in Kingsland truck theft caught in Galveston

FROM STAFF REPORTS GALVESTON — Authorities have caught the fourth fugitive in the past two weeks with the latest suspect accused of injuring a police officer with a vehicle, according to reports. Authorities say they captured 36-year-old Rocky Drew McIntosh after a 12:20 a.m. warrant dispatch Oct. 11 in Galveston. (more…)

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