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Madlyn’s in Marble Falls celebrating 50th anniversary

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When Madlyn Hoffman saw a person walk through the doors of her namesake store, she took one thing to heart about the customer: She (or he) is important and should be treated as such.

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Marble Falls police believe alcohol involved in early morning fatal accident on U.S. 281

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls police believe alcohol might have been a factor in an early morning accident that left a 47-year-old Granite Shoals woman dead. Marble Falls police as well as Marble Falls Fire Rescue and Marble Falls Area EMS responded to a two-vehicle accident about 2:20 a.m. Sept. 21 in [...]

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Third Marble Falls home robbery suspect arrested

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The third suspect in an alleged Marble Falls aggravated robbery that occurred in July is behind bars after Llano County Sheriff’s Office authorities picked her up Sept. 18.

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SUV making U-turn hit by bus on 71; minor injuries reported

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Two passengers in a Toyota sport-utility vehicle escaped a crash with a coach bus Sept. 20 with only minor injuries. According to Marble Falls Police Officer David Amidon, the driver of the SUV attempted to make a U-turn on eastbound Texas 71 when the bus came came over [...]

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Southbound U.S. 281 bridge to open in ‘early October’

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The second U.S. 281 bridge over Lake Marble Falls soon will be open to traffic, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. When it opens, northbound and southbound traffic will cross the body of water on separate structures.

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Ex-Marble Falls hotel worker gets 18 years for stealing from guests

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A Burnet County Jury sentenced a Granite Shoals woman, who admitted selling methamphetamines, to 18 years in prison on charges she stole from guests at a Marble Falls hotel where she worked, according to a statement by the 33rd/424th Judicial District Attorney’s Office.

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Burning car smashes into Marble Falls motorcycle shop

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — No one was injured after a car caught on fire and crashed into a motorcycle business in the 1600 block of U.S. 281. The driver, a Granite Shoals resident, tried to pull off the highway as he was driving north on U.S. 281 after flames and smoke started [...]

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Lake Marble Falls subdivision, city treading rocky road on extension of waterlines

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — When the city of Marble Falls annexed the Rocky Road area and Lake Marble Falls subdivision about six years ago to pave the way to annexing the Flat Creek area south of town, the residents didn’t oppose the idea because they thought it would bring additional services and improvements [...]

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New Faith Academy administrator Joe Rispoli settles in

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — God often unveils his plan at his own pace — not at ours. Just ask Joe Rispoli, the new administrator at Faith Academy of Marble Falls.

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Marble Falls pauses Sept. 11 for reflection and recognition

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — On Sept. 11, 2001, while others ran from the destruction caused by two airliners slamming into the World Trade Center towers in New York City, firefighters, police and EMS personnel ran toward it to rescue those injured and trapped.

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Marble Falls council says ‘no’ to $50,000 for landmark signs

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Erecting signs to find civic landmarks such as the pavilion, a boat ramp or Historic Main Street in Marble Falls has raised questions about use of capital improvement funds for tourism-related projects, officials say.

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Marble Falls parks discusses tree care program, fenced dog park

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Robert Moss couldn’t hide the smile on his face. “This is a surprise,” said the Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Department director as he told the parks and recreation commission that the Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. has agreed to give in-kind matching funds to the department. [...]

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Marble Falls EDC hands Scott & White big check for creation of jobs

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. presented Scott & White Healthcare Foundation with a $302,670 reimbursement check Sept. 3 because of the healthcare facility’s creation of 52 jobs this year at the Scott & White Speciality Clinic-Marble Falls, 800 Texas 71 West just off U.S. 281.

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Save the World Brewing Co. holding tasty grand opening

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Its beers are on shelves in Burnet County, Austin, Dallas and Houston, but folks will soon be invited to Save the World Brewing Co. to enjoy its brews on site.

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