Harmony School’s ‘Fantasy Nutcracker’ runs Nov. 22-23

Tori Salinas, a senior dancer with the Academy of Dance at Harmony School of Creative Arts, rehearses for the upcoming ‘Fantasy Nutcracker.’ The classic Christmas production is 7 p.m. Nov. 22 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 23 in the auditorium at Marble Falls High School, 2101 Mustang Drive in Marble Falls. Cast members are rehearsing at […]

Burnet’s Esprit de Corps returns to state marching band contest

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — When Burnet High School band director Jason Jones and his student leaders gathered in late July to lay out the expectations for the upcoming marching season, one goal they stated almost immediately was to “make it to state.” All high school bands probably hope for that, but it’s […]

Marble Falls launches $5 million water treatment plant expansion

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Crews have built a water tank to expand the city’s water treatment plant capacity as part of a more than $5 million plant expansion project, Marble Falls officials said. The new structure is located at the north end of the U.S. 281 bridge over Lake Marble Falls.

Burnet football on the road against tough La Vega

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School football team has already beaten the teams picked to finish second and fourth in District 13-4A Division I play. Now, the Bulldogs (7-1 overall, 3-0 district) will try for the trifecta when they travel to Waco La Vega, 555 N. Texas 340 Loop in […]

Granite Shoals city worker charged with sexual assault of 16-year-old girl

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — An employee of the city’s streets and parks department faces a child sexual assault charge, after parents told investigators they found inappropriate messages on their teen daughter’s cell phone, according to the Granite Shoals Police Department. Juan Carlos Morales, 35, of Marble Falls was arrested by Granite Shoals police […]

Marble Falls Noon Lions roar on Main Street with car show

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The 13th annual Marble Falls Noon Lions Club’s Main Street Show-n-Shine hits the streets with some of the best-looking cars around Nov. 1. The car show is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Main Street and is free to the public. The Marble Falls Noon Lions Club and several local businesses […]

101 Fun Things to do in the Highland Lakes — out now!

For 101 Fun Things to do in the Highland Lakes, pick up your free copy of the fall/winter edition. It’s filled with a calendar of holiday events, popular local attractions, excellent dining and wineries, and great road trips that you can take on four wheels — or even two. The magazine is out on newsstands […]

Acorn crop and rainfall impact Highland Lakes deer prospects

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — When hunters head to the field for general deer season, they could find a mixed bag of nuts as far as natural food sources. “Some areas are seeing acorns, while in other areas, we didn’t seem to get much acorn crop at all,” said Dale Schmidt, a Texas […]

Early voting ends Oct. 31; Election Day is Nov. 4

BURNET — Your days are numbered if you were hoping to cast your ballot during the early voting period. But if you miss it, you still can head to the polls Nov. 4 to have an impact on the elections. While national attention is focused on mid-term elections, predominately the U.S. Senate, in Texas, this […]

Fright Night Theatre haunted house scaring up ‘unsettling’ imagery

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Planning a haunted house and writing a horror movie or book share an underlying issue: It’s just darn hard work to get it right. “Anybody can jump out and scare somebody,” said Jon Clark, Marble Falls High School theater teacher. “But does that last? Are they still […]

Burnet football on the road against tough La Vega

30 October 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Burnet High School football team has already beaten the teams picked to finish second and fourth in District 13-4A Division I play. Now, the Bulldogs (7-1 overall, 3-0 district) will try for the trifecta when they travel to Waco La Vega, 555 N. Texas 340 Loop in […]

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Marble Falls football travels to Vandegrift

30 October 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Two games remain in the regular season, and the playoff picture for District 25-5A remains as clear as mud. But some questions will be answered Oct. 31 when the Marble Falls High School football team travels to play at Leander Vandegrift, 9700 McNeil Drive in Austin. Kickoff is […]

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Faith Academy faces Central Texas Christian for homecoming

30 October 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — After a bye week that involved workouts and rest, the Faith Academy football team hopes the extra time results in a win against Temple Central Texas Christian. The two play at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at Pony Stadium, 1511 Pony Circle Drive, for Faith’s homecoming.

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Llano football can snag playoff spot with win against Hondo

30 October 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The Llano High School football team can clinch a postseason spot with a win at Hondo on Oct. 31. The District 13-4A Division II game is at Barry Field, 2603 Ave. H in Hondo, with kickoff at 7:30 p.m.

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Hunters can take aim at hunger with Texas Food Bank Network

30 October 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — While stockpiling a freezer full of venison is a nice benefit of deer hunting, you also can make a difference in the lives of fellow Texans who are struggling with hunger. Through Texas Hunters for the Hungry, a Texas Food Bank Network program, hunters can donate venison to people […]

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Granite Shoals city worker charged with sexual assault of 16-year-old girl

29 October 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — An employee of the city’s streets and parks department faces a child sexual assault charge, after parents told investigators they found inappropriate messages on their teen daughter’s cell phone, according to the Granite Shoals Police Department. Juan Carlos Morales, 35, of Marble Falls was arrested by Granite Shoals police […]

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Marble Falls Noon Lions roar on Main Street with car show

29 October 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The 13th annual Marble Falls Noon Lions Club’s Main Street Show-n-Shine hits the streets with some of the best-looking cars around Nov. 1. The car show is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Main Street and is free to the public. The Marble Falls Noon Lions Club and several local businesses […]

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Reveille Call goes out to civilians and military members Nov. 9 for tomahawk-throwing good time

29 October 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — For several hours Nov. 9, civilians and military members will take to the field in a series of traditional competitions, including tug-of-war, tomahawk throwing and even spear tossing. At most events such as this, you’d expect civilians and military members to face each other.

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Expert: Break up those flocks for challenging fall turkey hunting

29 October 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Having a turkey mosey up to a feeder or wander into a deer rifle’s range are the most common ways of taking a bird during the fall season, but not the most challenging. Robert Linder, a hunter and turkey caller who has gone after the wild birds across […]

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101 Fun Things to do in the Highland Lakes — out now!

29 October 2014

For 101 Fun Things to do in the Highland Lakes, pick up your free copy of the fall/winter edition. It’s filled with a calendar of holiday events, popular local attractions, excellent dining and wineries, and great road trips that you can take on four wheels — or even two. The magazine is out on newsstands […]

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Burnet volleyball ready for strong defense of bi-district foe Boerne

29 October 2014

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — After the Burnet High School volleyball team’s season ended last year with a first-round playoff loss to Glen Rose, the returning Lady Dawgs vowed that 2014 would be different. They can begin fulfilling that promise in a bi-district championship against Navarro on Nov. 4 at Boerne High School, […]

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Marble Falls volleyball season ends with loss to Vandegrift

29 October 2014

MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School volleyball team ended the 2014 season with a District 25-5A loss to Leander Vandegrift 14-25, 18-25 and 13-25 on Oct. 28. “This match was the conclusion of a very difficult season for the Mustangs,” Marble Falls head coach Julie Downs said, “but the Mustangs showed an extreme […]

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Manhunt in Marble Falls leads to capture of burglary suspects

28 October 2014

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Authorities captured two suspects Oct. 28 who were wanted in a string of burglaries and a vehicle theft after a nearly two-hour manhunt in the north end of the city, according to a police report. Dylan Long, 39, of Graham and Jessica Grafton, 27, of Cleburne were arrested and […]

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Planting milkweed can make Highland Lakes a monarch way station

28 October 2014

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — “It’s really very easy to do this,” said Beth Mortenson of the Highland Lakes Master Gardener Association. “And this can make a big difference for the monarch butterflies.” Mortenson, who is a plant propagation specialist-qualified Master Gardener, pointed out one of the nodes on a milkweed plant […]

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