Roger Staubach’s biggest pass wasn’t with the Cowboys

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER HORSESHOE BAY — After a professional football career that included several trips to the Super Bowl and a college career at the Naval Academy along with winning the Heisman Trophy, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach had to really dig through his gridiron years when it came to picking his […]

Military flags, Warrior’s Walk coming to Johnson Park veterans memorial

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — To continue honoring those who donned a uniform for this nation, the Marble Falls Rotary Club is adding to the veterans memorial area at Johnson Park. The project will add flags from each of the five branches of the military as well as a Warrior’s Walk trail. […]

Faith Academy trainers keep it all together (with plenty of tape)

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — It takes plenty of rolls of medical tape to ensure the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football players can compete without thinking of anything other than their assignments. Lots of tape. (more…)

Suspected Atkins Pharmacy burglar caught due to parking lot chat

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS —  When Kevin Atkins of Atkins Pharmacy, 701 Third St., decided to work a little longer on a remodel at his business after hours Sept. 6, he had no idea he would have a conversation with the man who would be accused of burglarizing his store a day […]

Job-training program seeks to include industrial trades with EDC assistance

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A job-training program offering free tuition has proposed expanding to include trades such as plumbing and electrical with potential seed money from the state and the Marble Falls Economic Development Corp., officials said. (more…)

Spicewood family’s conservation efforts restore ranch’s productivity

MELISSA BLAIR • SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM SPICEWOOD — Becky Sultemeier and her husband, Shelby, run a Red Brangus cattle operation on their 1,100-acre property that straddles the Travis-Blanco county line near Spicewood. The property has been in the family since the 1930s and originally belonged to Becky’s grandparents, Coke and Helen Hollingsworth, and father, Archie Hollingsworth. […]

Hotel developer signs Marble Falls EDC contract tied to jobs and profits

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Developers of a hotel conference center project have agreed in a contract to create several dozen jobs and pay a portion of profits to the city on land adjacent to Lake Marble Falls, officials say. (more…)

Officials discuss bridge below Wirtz Dam as solution to 281 traffic

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When Burnet County Judge James Oakley was first elected to the Burnet County Commissioners Court in 1998 as Precinct 4 commissioner, he began advocating for an improved bridge below Wirtz Dam as a way to alleviate traffic congestion on U.S. 281 and through Marble Falls. (more…)

Marble Falls High School senior linebacker Heath Dooley goes low to make an interception in the Mustangs’ 41-16 loss to San Antonio Alamo Heights on Sept. 16. It was the District 26-5A opener for both teams. Marble Falls travels to Castroville on Sept. 23 to take on the Medina Valley Panthers. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. Listen to the game on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune or at KBEYFM.com starting with a pregame show at 6:30 p.m. Photo by Diana Cox

Marble Falls football facing unfamiliar Slot-T offense vs. Medina Valley

22 September 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls and Castroville Medina Valley enter their District 26-5A contest Sept. 23 with plenty of similarities. The biggest connection, however, is that each believes it must win this game to keep its playoff hopes alive. (more…)

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Additions are coming to veterans memorial at Johnson Park in Marble Falls, including military flags and a Warrior's Walk trail. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Military flags, Warrior’s Walk coming to Johnson Park veterans memorial

22 September 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — To continue honoring those who donned a uniform for this nation, the Marble Falls Rotary Club is adding to the veterans memorial area at Johnson Park. The project will add flags from each of the five branches of the military as well as a Warrior’s Walk trail. […]

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Burnet CISD program empowers kids to ‘Say No to Bullying’

22 September 2016

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR BURNET — There’s nothing fun about being bullied. And Darlene Denton of Burnet Consolidated Independent School District’s Parent Resource Center wants to help parents empower their kids in standing up for themselves and sending would-be bullies in another direction. (more…)

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Faith Academy football player Cameron Ellenberger (front, left) holds his ankle still as sophomore athletic trainer Chloe Richardson tapes it, while sophomore athletic trainer Cacey Cozby tapes Dawson Jordan’s wrist. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Faith Academy trainers keep it all together (with plenty of tape)

21 September 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — It takes plenty of rolls of medical tape to ensure the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football players can compete without thinking of anything other than their assignments. Lots of tape. (more…)

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Suspected Atkins Pharmacy burglar caught due to parking lot chat

Suspected Atkins Pharmacy burglar caught due to parking lot chat

20 September 2016

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS —  When Kevin Atkins of Atkins Pharmacy, 701 Third St., decided to work a little longer on a remodel at his business after hours Sept. 6, he had no idea he would have a conversation with the man who would be accused of burglarizing his store a day […]

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Burnet County leaders create Hunger Alliance to fill a need

20 September 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A presentation calling for the end to hunger by Jeremy Everett, the executive director of the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University, is having a profound effect on leaders across Burnet County. (more…)

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