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Burnet teen claims alleged sexual contact with child an ‘accident’

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A 17-year-old male suspect accused of inappropriate sexual contact he described as “an accident” with a small child remains in the Burnet County Jail on $100,000 bond, Burnet police reported. (more…)

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Burnet schools, residents on boil water notice after second break

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A second waterline break in a week prompted city officials Jan. 29 to put several hundred residents and three school campuses on a boil water notice, according to a statement by the city of Burnet. (more…)

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Water quality ‘all clear’ in Burnet after broken line repaired

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet city officials have lifted a boil water notice after tests came back “all clear” Jan. 26 following emergency repairs on a 16-inch water line. (more…)

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Burnet police get body cameras with help from donation

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Burnet police officers are getting body cameras, thanks in part to a citizen who just wanted to help. (more…)

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Portion of Burnet under ‘boil water’ notice after broken line

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A major water leak early Jan. 25 means residents in the affected area must boil water until at least 5 p.m. Jan. 27. (more…)

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Police capture federal prison escapee in Burnet

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — An escapee from a Bastrop minimum security federal prison is back in custody after Burnet police located the man in a residence in the 1600 block of West Buchanan Drive (Texas 29) about 11 p.m. Dec. 15. Several agencies assisted in a standoff, but police were able to take Jimmy […]

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Burnet capital murder suspect released on $500,000 bond

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — County records show 21-year-old Garrett James Ballard, who faces a capital murder of multiple persons charge for allegedly gunning down two of his friends, was released from the Burnet County Jail on Dec. 8 on a $500,000 surety bond. (more…)

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Burnet considers no-smoking rules for private businesses

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — City officials are considering expanding Burnet’s non-smoking regulations from city-owned buildings and facilities into private businesses and other spaces where the public frequents. (more…)

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Burnet police: No evidence of sexual assault at high school

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Burnet Police Department is not filing any charges after an investigation into a possible sexual assault that occurred during a Nov. 7 home high school football game. (more…)

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Firefighters with the Burnet Fire Department sit on concrete cinder blocks in a reinforced room of a vacant building Nov. 20 during a training exercise. Hay was burned on a metal bed frame as the room was enclosed for the firefighters to see first-hand how quickly fire and smoke fill a room. Temperatures reached 800 degrees in the room after about two minutes. Photo by Fire Marshal John Erskine/Burnet Fire Department

Burnet firefighters burn down vacant house in training exercise Nov. 19

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — As a fire consumed a vacant house and a nearby storage building Nov. 20, the Burnet Fire Department just let it burn. Firefighters ensured the blaze didn’t spread beyond the two structures and worked to save one large tree. (more…)

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Burnet police, BCISD investigating alleged sexual assault at football game

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet police and the Burnet school district are investigating a possible sexual assault that occurred Nov. 7 during the final home football game. According to Burnet Consolidated Independent School District officials, the alleged indecent happened on the practice fields of the Bulldog Stadium complex. (more…)

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Long investigation in Burnet County nets alleged major meth supplier

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested a man Oct. 17 who they believe supplied the majority of methamphetamine to local users. (more…)

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Donation to Burnet High School to help purchase laptops

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — D.I.J. Construction has donated more than $12,000 to the Burnet High School science department for the purchase of laptop computers. The Burnet Consolidate Independent School District board of trustees approved accepting the $12,403.25 donation during its regular board meeting Oct. 20. (more…)

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Burnet man charged with intoxication manslaughter in Marble Falls crash

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Police charged a 26-year-old Burnet man with intoxication manslaughter for the death of a Granite Shoals woman after tests determined the suspect’s blood-alcohol content was three times over the legal limit. (more…)

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