Pecan weevils’ range is growing, warns AgriLife Extension expert

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM COLLEGE STATION — Homeowners and pecan orchard operators are being urged to watch for pecan weevils, which can decimate a crop right up to harvest. “This is not a new pest, but what is new is that it’s being sighted in areas where it’s never been found,” said Bill Ree, a Texas A&M […]

Deafness doesn’t block Marble Falls defensive lineman from goals

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Part of the thrill of competing under the Friday night lights is hearing the roar of the crowd and the band playing the school’s fight song. But Marble Falls High School football player Ernesto Castenada has a different experience. (more…)

Burnet beats Austin Crockett 33-32 in late-game comeback

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON AUSTIN — Austin Crockett quarterback Ryan Waugh’s face said it all as he knelt on the Burnet sidelines after getting tackled and sliding out of bounds. It was as if he was thinking, “How did it come to this?” (more…)

Historic Fuchs House in Horseshoe Bay to undergo refurbishment

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY HORSESHOE BAY — Community leaders plan to breath new life into the historic Fuchs House, which has roots in the early pioneer settlements of Burnet County. Pronounced “Fox” House by many, the former dwelling, with its modern-day address in the 1300 block of Stagecoach, was built by Conrad L. Fuchs in […]

Burnet’s Esprit de Corps headed to competitive Bands of Americas contest

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON BURNET — With about a month before the University Interscholastic League marching competition, Burnet High School band director Jason Jones  has put the Esprit de Corps smack dab in the middle of one of the toughest contests he could find. (more…)

Marble Falls opens district play at San Antonio Alamo Heights

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — For members of District 26-5A, the real football season begins Friday, Sept. 22. Marble Falls High School (2-1, 0-0) will drive south to face San Antonio Alamo Heights (1-2, 0-0) at 7:30 p.m. at Harry B. Orem Stadium, 150 E. Fair Oaks Place in San Antonio. (more…)

Coach: Llano defense needs to be ready for Lago Vista

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO LLANO — A week after earning its first win of the season, the Llano High School football team is looking to start a winning streak. It won’t be easy as the Yellow Jackets (1-2, 0-0 District 13-4A Division II) travel to Lago Vista (2-1, 0-0 District 13-3A Division I) on Friday, […]

Marble Falls apartments break ground, target service and health care workers

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Developers of a new Marble Falls apartment community with an adjacent commercial component said they will fill a niche in the housing market for those who settle in the area in the midst of a budding health care industry. (more…)

Llano High School defensive coordinator Clint Easley (right) talks to defensive line coach Ricky Sparks (wearing the headset) during a timeout. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Coach: Llano defense needs to be ready for Lago Vista

21 September 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO LLANO — A week after earning its first win of the season, the Llano High School football team is looking to start a winning streak. It won’t be easy as the Yellow Jackets (1-2, 0-0 District 13-4A Division II) travel to Lago Vista (2-1, 0-0 District 13-3A Division I) on Friday, […]

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls head football coach Pete Rhoades checks the form of his players as they push the blocking sled. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith Academy on the road against Austin St. Stephen’s

21 September 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Two teams looking for their first victory of the season will meet Friday, Sept. 22. The Faith Academy of Marble Falls Flames (0-3, 0-0 Division III, District 4, Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools) travel to Austin St. Stephen’s (0-2), 6500 St. Stephen’s Drive in Austin. Kickoff […]

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Marble Falls apartments break ground, target service and health care workers

Marble Falls apartments break ground, target service and health care workers

20 September 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Developers of a new Marble Falls apartment community with an adjacent commercial component said they will fill a niche in the housing market for those who settle in the area in the midst of a budding health care industry. (more…)

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Burnet High School head football coach Kurt Jones talks to his Bulldogs following a practice. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

After loss, Burnet looks to bounce back against hungry Austin Crockett

20 September 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — The best remedy for a loss is to play a game as quickly as possible. Fortunately for the Burnet Bulldogs (2-1, 0-0 District 13-4A Division I), they have a game a day earlier than normal after a 56-7 setback to Fredericksburg on Sept. 15. (more…)

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Legacy Ministry offers BBB program on protecting personal info

20 September 2017

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — As a regional director for the Better Business Bureau, Adam Price has seen how identity theft and other breaches of personal information can turn someone’s life upside down.  (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for Sept. 13-19, 2017

Burnet County Jail bookings for Sept. 13-19, 2017

20 September 2017

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Sept. 13-19, 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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Llano County Jail bookings for Sept. 12-18, 2017

Llano County Jail bookings for Sept. 12-18, 2017

20 September 2017

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Sept. 12-18, 2017, 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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Several Texas sheriffs, including those from Burnet, Blanco, and Lampasas counties, are collecting supplies and food to deliver and serve meals to first responders in Aransas County in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Pictured at the Lampasas County Courthouse Annex are Coryell County Chief Deputy Mark Wilcox (left), Mills County Sheriff Clint Hammonds, Lampasas County Sheriff Jesse Ramos, Brown County Sheriff Vance Hill, Burnet County Sheriff Calvin Boyd, and Coryell County Sheriff Scott Williams. Courtesy photo

Local sheriffs join forces to cook for Harvey first responders

19 September 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LAMPASAS — Area sheriff’s offices have joined forces to collect donations and supplies for an upcoming trip to Aransas County, where they will cook hot meals for first responders in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Lampasas County Sheriff Jesse Ramos has organized the effort with sheriffs and staff from counties including […]

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