How to shoot picture-perfect Texas bluebonnets and wildflowers

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — This spring is setting up to be a beautiful bluebonnet and wildflower season, and many people are hoping to get some great shots of the blooms. (more…)

Find bargains and treasures at Marble Falls city-wide garage sale

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Julia Adams confirmed what most attendees of the Marble Falls city-wide garage sale already know. “Ten dollars buys you a lot,” the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce events coordinator said with a laugh. (more…)

Burnet High School graduation ceremony returning to Bulldog Field

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Two days after Burnet school district officials announced the 2015 Burnet High School graduation was moving from Bulldog Field to the high school gym, they found a way to return it to the traditional outdoor venue. (more…)

Burnet County to purchase jail from private owners for $14 million

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — County commissioners have approved the purchase of the Burnet County Jail facility for about $14 million, officials say. (more…)

Easter Journey to re-create Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Each Christmas, people from across the Highland Lakes and beyond make a trip to Burnet for the re-creation of Jesus’ birth during Main Street Bethlehem. This year, First Baptist Church of Burnet is hoping folks will return — but for Easter. (more…)

Horseshoe Bay man gets 40 years for role in Spicewood double-murder

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — A state district judge sentenced Juston Aaron Curbow to 40 years in prison for the 2013 murders of two Spicewood residents. (more…)

Rosin up your bows for Llano Fiddle Fest on April 3-5

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — A month before the annual Llano Fiddle Fest, folks from across Texas were calling for more information. (more…)

Spring is the best time to ‘talk turkey,’ according to expert hunter and caller

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — As a turkey hunter, Robert Linder gets positively excited when spring comes around. (more…)

Horseshoe Bay man gets 40 years for role in Spicewood double-murder

Horseshoe Bay man gets 40 years for role in Spicewood double-murder

26 March 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — A state district judge sentenced Juston Aaron Curbow to 40 years in prison for the 2013 murders of two Spicewood residents. (more…)

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Spicewood library fundraiser features BBQ, auctions, music

26 March 2015

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM MARBLE FALLS — The Spicewood Community Library is holding its 10th annual barbecue and auction March 29 at Lakeside Pavilion. “This is always an exciting and busy time for all of our volunteers since this annual event is critical to the continued operation of the Spicewood Community Library,” board president Jim Lamar said. “Without […]

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Lacy Copeland takes a few practice laps March 19 on the lawnmower racing track at Sweet Berry Farm, 1801 FM 1980 in Marble Falls. She will compete at the Mike Cupps Memorial Lawnmower Races on March 28 along with her father, Dan Copeland. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Lawnmower races cut loose at Sweet Berry Farm

26 March 2015

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Lacy Copeland didn’t hesitate to hop on a mower. Not to cut grass, however, but to cut laps. (more…)

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Buchanan Dam artist Daniel Adams is one of the artists in the Llano area participating in the Llano Art Studio Tour from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 28. Maps of the 14 studios on the tour are available at facebook.com/llano.art.studio.tour. File photo

Llano Art Studio Tour showcases creative community

26 March 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The tagline of the Llano Art Studio Tour sums up the feelings of the creators who are part of the Llano County art scene: “We live here, we create here.” (more…)

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: Natural Health Symposium
WHEN: 1-5 p.m. March 28
WHERE: Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista Drive in Marble Falls
ADMISSION: Free
FOR MORE: Call (830) 693-2972 or (830) 693-3784

Natural Health Symposium focuses on nourishing bodies, prevention

26 March 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — If you’ve ever heard the term “natural health” and wondered what it meant, now’s your chance to find out. The second annual Natural Health Symposium presented by Atkins Pharmacy is 1-5 p.m. March 28 at Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista Drive. Admission is free. (more…)

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HILL COUNTRY LAWN & GARDEN SHOW: Growing native plants

HILL COUNTRY LAWN & GARDEN SHOW: Growing native plants

26 March 2015

SHERYL AND ROBERT YANTIS • SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE Including native Texas plants in our gardens has many benefits. Native plants are adapted to our primarily alkaline soils and tend to grow with minimal use of pesticides and fertilizers. They also have thrived for long periods of time in our harsh temperatures, and many require […]

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Burnet and Marble Falls runners, Olympian Manzano to compete at premier Texas Relays

26 March 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF AUSTIN — Marble Falls High School graduate and Olympic silver medalist Leonel Manzano along with members of the girls track-and-field teams at Marble Falls and Burnet high schools will compete in the 88th annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. (more…)

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Vigil set for March 29 after burned cross found at Burnet area church

Vigil set for March 29 after burned cross found at Burnet area church

25 March 2015

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Area pastors have organized a prayer vigil March 29 after an incident involving a charred cross found at the entryway of the Smoking for Jesus Ministry church, a rural Burnet County church with a predominately black congregation. (more…)

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Burnet High School getting artificial turf, new track in April

25 March 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet school district will contract with Symmetry Turf to install artificial turf and a track at Bulldog Field. Burnet Consolidated Independent School District board members approved the contract at a regular meeting March 23. (more…)

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BCISD garage and bake sale raising money for scholarships

25 March 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet school district is holding its annual garage and bake sale to raise money for scholarships to be awarded to Burnet High School seniors who have parents working for the district. (more…)

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Rosin up your bows for Llano Fiddle Fest on April 3-5

Rosin up your bows for Llano Fiddle Fest on April 3-5

25 March 2015

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — A month before the annual Llano Fiddle Fest, folks from across Texas were calling for more information. (more…)

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Cycling races of 200, 400 miles start and end in Marble Falls

25 March 2015

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Race Across America Cycling Challenge Series begins March 28 at Johnson Park in Marble Falls. It’s the fourth year the Texas Series will be based here. (more…)

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Spicewood author explores God’s creation in children’s book

25 March 2015

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE SPICEWOOD — Local author Deborah B. Meyer has just released a new children’s book, “Meet the Brazos Boys.” (more…)

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A hummingbird perches in a red tropical sage plant. Photo by Sheryl and Robert Yantis

HILL COUNTRY LAWN & GARDEN SHOW: Attracting hummingbirds

25 March 2015

BY SHERYL AND ROBERT YANTIS • SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE Every spring, we wait for the weather to warm up and for the hummingbirds to return to our gardens from their winter vacations in Central and South America. Some of these aerial acrobats spend the summer and autumn in our gardens, and some of them are […]

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