Burn bans lifted; more rain in weekend forecast

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Recent rains have provided enough moisture to allow officials in Burnet and Llano counties to lift burn bans, and more wet weather could be in the forecast for the weekend, officials say. (more…)

Rudy Davalos recognized for sports career with lifetime achievement award

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER SAN ANTONIO — Lifelong friends and family members came far and wide to help honor former University of Houston and University of Texas-San Antonio athletics director Rudy Davalos on Aug. 15. (more…)

Thieves take pickup in broad daylight at Hoover Valley Country Store

FROM STAFF REPORTS HOOVER’S VALLEY — Burnet County authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating two men wanted in connection with a stolen red 2003 Ford F150 pickup. (more…)

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…)

As Highland Lakes schools open, watch for traffic and students

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The summer break officially ends for many students Aug. 22, though some have until Aug. 23, but school and law enforcement officials caution all drivers to pay attention to the increase in traffic. Marble Falls and Llano students head back to class Aug. 22, while Burnet students return Aug. […]

Heavy rain leads to swiftwater rescues in Tobyville and Marble Falls

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER TOBYVILLE — Emergency crews and good samaritans rescued motorists Aug. 17 in two incidents as swift water from torrential rain the past several days overtook a number of low-water crossings across the area, officials say. (more…)

Marble Falls quarry again seeks to expand, raising environmental concerns

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A rock quarry has rekindled its efforts to expand in two areas in Burnet County while opponents say they have yet to give up the fight to protect air and water quality. (more…)

Burnet CISD upgrades campuses, facilities before new year

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Facility improvements across Burnet Consolidated Independent School District highlighted the past several months as administrators and staff members put the final touches in time for the opening of the 2016-17 school year. Teachers at Burnet Elementary School have been moving their classrooms to Shady Grove Elementary, which reopens […]

Thieves take pickup in broad daylight at Hoover Valley Country Store

Thieves take pickup in broad daylight at Hoover Valley Country Store

19 August 2016

FROM STAFF REPORTS HOOVER’S VALLEY — Burnet County authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating two men wanted in connection with a stolen red 2003 Ford F150 pickup. (more…)

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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

19 August 2016

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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As Highland Lakes schools open, watch for traffic and students

As Highland Lakes schools open, watch for traffic and students

19 August 2016

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The summer break officially ends for many students Aug. 22, though some have until Aug. 23, but school and law enforcement officials caution all drivers to pay attention to the increase in traffic. Marble Falls and Llano students head back to class Aug. 22, while Burnet students return Aug. […]

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Aug. 12-18, 2016

19 August 2016

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Aug. 12-18, 2016, according to Burnet County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court […]

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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of Aug. 9-15, 2016

19 August 2016

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Aug. 9-15, 2016, according to Llano County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court […]

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A Jeep Cherokee remained wedged in a cedar tree Aug. 18, a day after two men rescued a woman swept about 100 yards from a flooded low-water crossing. Courtesy photo

Heavy rain leads to swiftwater rescues in Tobyville and Marble Falls

18 August 2016

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER TOBYVILLE — Emergency crews and good samaritans rescued motorists Aug. 17 in two incidents as swift water from torrential rain the past several days overtook a number of low-water crossings across the area, officials say. (more…)

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