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Meadowlakes city leaders seek input on potential police agency

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MEADOWLAKES — In a walk through the neighborhood, residents such as Dee Nolen take their time to enjoy the pace of the bedroom community; however, on occasion, Nolen has noticed motorists who disrupt the tranquil setting. “I was walking one night (on the main thoroughfare), and some kid was just […]

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Elections results from across Burnet County: old and new faces and one tie

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Voters across Burnet County chose new faces and picked a few familiar ones for local councils and school boards. One of the most recognizable faces on the Granite Shoals city council is on the way back. Last year, Shirley King had to step down from the council due to term […]

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Election Day is May 10 for Highland Lakes contests

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Highland Lakes municipal, emergency service district and school districts elections are May 10. There are a bevy of elections across the Highland Lakes for selecting school board members, city council members and even deciding major school bonds. The list of elections cuts across almost every municipality and school district. Below is a […]

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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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Crews contain Meadowlakes house fire; no injuries reported

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MEADOWLAKES — A fireplace apparently caused a blaze at a Meadowlakes residence Feb. 2 that damaged a portion of the home, officials said. Marble Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department crews, along with several other agencies, responded to a report of a house fire in the 300 block of Stewart Street at […]

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Investigators ID young suspects in Meadowlakes vehicle burglaries

FROM STAFF REPORTS MEADOWLAKES — Authorities say they have recovered items, including a firearm, and identified two suspects in a string of December vehicle burglaries in the gated Meadowlakes community. The case involving two males, described as in their late teens and early 20s, is expected to be presented to the Burnet County attorney’s office […]

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Highland Lakes doctors report more flu cases this year; shot is the best prevention

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — This year’s flu season is poised to top the previous two years with the number of cases physicians are treating, but doctors said there are ways people can protect themselves. Get the flu shot, said Dr. Charles Michael Franz, the medical director at Seton Highland Lakes and a family practitioner. […]

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Meadowlakes phases out ‘lifetime memberships’ at Hidden Falls Golf Club

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MEADOWLAKES — With an eye toward improving an ailing budget, Hidden Falls Golf Club officials approved monthly payments for “lifetime memberships” established before the city purchased the facility. The city of Meadowlakes acquired the golf facility in 2008, and, at the time, the council chose to honor so-called “lifetime” contractual […]

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Reckless driver in Meadowlakes gives a scare to trick-or-treaters on Halloween

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MEADOWLAKES — A reckless driver gave Meadowlakes trick-or-treaters a bit of a scare Halloween, but a local constable put an end to the woman’s ride thanks to being in the right spot at the right time. And it wasn’t the first time a member of the woman’s family had tried […]

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Meadowlakes water-storage tank built, expected to be operating by winter

Work crews finished assembling a 250,000-gallon water-storage tank Aug. 27 on the grounds of Meadowlakes City Hall. Bulldog Steel Products of Clyde is contracting with the city for the construction of the ground-level tank, which is expected to be in operation in November or December. The cost of the entire water-tank project, including installation and […]

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Meadowlakes council members take aim at lifetime golf memberships

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MEADOWLAKES — A lifetime golf club membership agreement with dozens of residents survived another budget cycle after the Meadowlakes City Council voted down by a slim margin an attempt to suspend the program connected to Hidden Falls Golf Course and Country Club, officials say. However, the green-fees waiver for lifetime […]

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Cats target of pellet-gun shooter in Meadowlakes; authorities seek suspect

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MEADOWLAKES — After a trip to the veternarian and some tender-loving care, Mary Canipe’s cat Journey appears to be healing from the pellet wound on his back.

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Burnet County deputies, FBI add more charges in Meadowlakes swindling case

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — A multi-department investigation including local and federal agencies led to the arrest of a man who allegedly used illegally obtained personal information to make financial wire transfers. Authorities first arrested Carl Wilson Gammon, 59, on June 14 after Burnet County investigators charged him with allegedly possessing and […]

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Meadowlakes man charged with defrauding 92-year-old widow

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MEADOWLAKES — Burnet County authorities arrested a 59-year-old Meadowlakes man for allegedly possessing and using a 92-year-old widow’s identification and personal information to open several loans.

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