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Police hunt for serial shoplifter in Marble Falls

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Authorities are searching for a Wal-Mart theft suspect who has taken nearly $2,000 worth of merchandise over several visits to the store, 2700 U.S. 281, in January and February. (more…)

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Emergency crews work a one-vehicle crash at the Texas 71 and U.S. 281 exchange south of Marble Falls. The driver of the vehicle fled from a Llano County sheriff's deputy in Kingsland after the deputy attempted to pull him over for a traffic violation. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Traffic stop leads to high-speed chase, crash at 281-71 intersection

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A Llano County deputy charged a man with felony evading arrest and aggravated assault after the suspect led officers on a high-speed pursuit, sometimes in excess of 100 mph, that started in Kingsland and ended with the man’s car crashing and flipping over just south of Marble Falls. (more…)

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Authorities arrest Wal-Mart theft suspect after 50-mile pursuit

FROM STAFF REPORTS FLORENCE — A suspect from Sherman faces multiple charges after allegedly stealing nearly a thousand dollars’ worth of merchandise at the Marble Falls Wal-Mart on Feb. 19 and leading multiple agencies on a high-speed pursuit that ended in Williamson County, police say. (more…)

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Spicewood Beach on Lake Travis is one of the communities in eastern Burnet County downstream from Lake Marble Falls suffering from dwindling water levels. The Lower Colorado River Authority has announced the conditions along the Colorado River are fast approaching a drought worse than the drought of record  from 1947-57 because of scant inflows and lack of rain. File photo

Low lake levels raise concern over Marble Falls development

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS —  As Marble Falls annexes several hundred acres south of the city for proposed private development, residents on Lake Travis are calling for a halt to new water contracts because of record drought conditions and dwindling lake levels along the Colorado River. (more…)

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Marble Falls Dog Park fenced and running; grand opening in April

Marble Falls Dog Park fenced and running; grand opening in April

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The fence for the Marble Falls Dog Park is up at Westside Park, which means residents, both human and the furry kind, can begin enjoying the outdoors. (more…)

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Marble Falls ISD chief will shoulder assistant superintendent’s duties, for now

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Allen Roberts’ departure to become the assistant superintendent of human resources at Alvin Independent School District has left a void at Marble Falls Independent School District. (more…)

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Marble Falls grad, another teen dead in CR 120 accident

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS —  Two teens are dead, including a Marble Falls High School graduate, and two others are recovering from serious injuries after the vehicle they were in left the roadway and struck a tree on a rural road just outside Marble Falls, according to a report from the Texas Department of Public […]

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DPS: Meth found at scene of fatal Smithwick collision

FROM STAFF REPORTS UPDATE: The Texas Department of Public Safety released a report Feb. 5 that 81-year-old Kathleen Smith of Kingsland, an occupant of the Chevrolet Impala involved in the Smithwick collision, was pronounced dead at 5:48 p.m. Feb. 4 by Williamson County Justice of the Peace Judy Hobbs at Seton-Williamson County in Round Rock. PREVIOUS STORY […]

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Marble Falls needs aquatics coordinator; YMCA could step in

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The city of Marble Falls is seeking an aquatics coordinator, but it might turn to the YMCA if officials don’t get the right person. It’s a part-time position that has significant impact on the summer activities at the city pool, Parks and Recreation Director Robert Moss told […]

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Marble Falls discusses Keep Texas Beautiful affiliation

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Parks and Recreation commission discussed taking part in Keep Texas Beautiful, a nonprofit organization that helps residents take responsibility for local clean-ups, recycling programs and water quality. (more…)

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Marble Falls, Burnet school districts see fuel cost savings

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Burnet and Marble Falls school districts are enjoying the benefits of lower fuel costs, but where the savings goes depends on the needs of students. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School student arrested after alleged death threats on Facebook

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Police arrested a 15-year-old Marble Falls High School student Jan. 29 after he allegedly threatened a teacher and classmates in a Facebook post. Marble Falls Police Lt. Steve Eckstein confirmed the arrest of the youth after officers learned of the alleged threat made through a Facebook post. (more…)

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Marble Falls fire, EMS crews now equipped to save pets’ lives

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Lady Gogh ushered in a new era Jan. 29 for Marble Falls Fire Rescue and Marble Falls Area EMS when she demonstrated the latest equipment donated to the departments. (more…)

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Car fire in Marble Falls

No injuries in car blaze at RR 1431 in Marble Falls

A Marble Falls Fire Rescue crew member makes sure a fire that destroyed this car is out. The fire crew and Marble Falls police responded to the car fire about 4:30 p.m. Jan. 28 near the intersection of RR 1431 and Avenue U. Firefighters extinguished the blaze. Nobody was injured during the fire, and officials […]

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