Leander firm makes $750,000 offer on Marble Falls police building

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — City officials have accepted a $750,000 offer from a Leander real estate firm for the potential purchase of the downtown Marble Falls Police Department building. (more…)

Fire departments in the Highland Lakes have a pressing need: volunteers

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO GRANITE SHOALS — A pressing need for volunteer firefighters is growing across the country, and the Highland Lakes is no exception. While fire chiefs at the volunteer departments in Marble Falls and Burnet said they have just enough volunteers, the reality is there’s always room for more. (more…)

First State Bank of Burnet recognized as Texas treasure

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Ever since Ike D. White hosted a meeting of 15 stockholders in October 1908, First State Bank of Burnet has faithfully served the community on the city’s historic courthouse square. Now, the Texas Historical Commission is honoring the bank with its Texas Treasure Business Award. (more…)

Hazardous Weather Warning has Highland Lakes above triple-digits

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Concerns about a rising heat index have prompted emergency officials to send out a warning and offer advice to avoid dangerous and sometimes deadly consequences. (more…)

Police search for clues in tree poisoning case at Blair’s Western Wear in Marble Falls

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — A business owner has offered a $5,000 reward as Marble Falls police sift through surveillance video that might help catch a suspect in a tree poisoning incident on private property. (more…)

BIG 12 REPORT: Burnet’s Sterling Galban fits Iowa State coach’s mold for great player

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO FRISCO — Not every recruit has what it takes to be an Iowa State Cyclone, according to head football coach Matt Campbell, who recruited Burnet High School senior receiver Sterling Galban. Galban committed to the Cyclones in April. (more…)

Marble Falls ISD cuts deal with H-E-B for temporary employee parking

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Crews are clearing the way for a lot on the Marble Falls Middle School property as part of an agreement between the school district and H-E-B for temporary employee parking while the new store is being built. (more…)

BIG 12 REPORT: Texas Tech’s Kliff Kingsbury remembers coach Spike Dykes

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO FRISCO — Long before he was the head coach of the Texas Tech University Red Raiders football team, Kliff Kingsbury was a New Braunfels High School quarterback looking for a chance to play college ball. (more…)

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of July 11-18, 2017

19 July 2017

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of July 11-18, 2017 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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H-E-B employees will begin temporarily parking on a newly constructed lot on the Marble Falls Middle School property at the intersection of Pony Circle and Bluebonnet Drive until the new grocery store is completed in the summer of 2018. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Marble Falls ISD cuts deal with H-E-B for temporary employee parking

18 July 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Crews are clearing the way for a lot on the Marble Falls Middle School property as part of an agreement between the school district and H-E-B for temporary employee parking while the new store is being built. (more…)

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Texas Tech University head football coach Kliff Kingsbury speaks to reporters during Big 12 Media Days on July 17. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

BIG 12 REPORT: Texas Tech’s Kliff Kingsbury remembers coach Spike Dykes

18 July 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO FRISCO — Long before he was the head coach of the Texas Tech University Red Raiders football team, Kliff Kingsbury was a New Braunfels High School quarterback looking for a chance to play college ball. (more…)

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Bronc champ faces surgery after serious Marble Falls rodeo injury

Bronc champ faces surgery after serious Marble Falls rodeo injury

18 July 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A rodeo athlete injured July 15 during the Marble Falls Open/Pro Rodeo is facing a long road back after he reportedly landed on his head and twisted his neck when he flipped off a bucking horse. (more…)

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Llano Junior High coach Kemp Lowery takes over softball

18 July 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO LLANO — New Llano Junior High School coach Kemp Lowery is adding another duty to his 2017-18 school year – interim head softball coach at the high school. Llano Independent School District athletic director Matt Green approached Lowery about taking the job for one season in anticipation of posting the job […]

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Phillip Austin Morris, 37, of Burnet.

Officers catch Burnet drug suspect fleeing from courtroom hearing

17 July 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — Following a pursuit on foot, authorities captured a drug suspect July 14 when he attempted to flee in the midst of courtroom proceedings at the Burnet County Courthouse annex, according to a report. (more…)

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Judge denies man early probation release in Lake Buchanan boating hit-and-run death

Judge denies man early probation release in Lake Buchanan boating hit-and-run death

17 July 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — A state district judge on July 14 denied a request for early release from probation by a man who pleaded guilty in a Lake Buchanan hit-and-run boating incident that left an 18-year-old man dead and two others injured.  (more…)

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Granite Shoals holding town hall meeting July 29 on road project

Granite Shoals holding town hall meeting July 29 on road project

17 July 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO GRANITE SHOALS — In an effort to better communicate with residents regarding road improvements, the newly created Road Bond Education Committee will lead a town hall meeting about Granite Shoals’ road infrastructure project Saturday, July 29. The event is 9-11 a.m. at the Granite Shoals Fire Hall, 8410 RR 1431 West. […]

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