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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Cedar Park police capture Burnet County escapee

FROM STAFF REPORTS CEDAR PARK — Police captured a Burnet County Jail inmate who assaulted a deputy and took his weapon before fleeing on foot Oct. 11. A Burnet County deputy had transported Murl Lamb, 40, to the Cedar Park Regional Medical Center on Oct. 11. As medical staff was treating the inmate, police say […]

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$2 million bond set for Burnet County man in murder case

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — State District Judge Allan Garrett set a $2 million bond on Oct. 7 for Garrett James Ballard, 21, who faces a capital murder of multiple persons charge for allegedly gunning down two of his friends in August.

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Burnet police take gun-waving woman at H-E-B into custody

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Police responded to a local grocery story after a caller reported a woman in the parking lot waving a gun. Burnet officials said officers arrived at the H-E-B, 105 S. Broadway, at 4:53 p.m. Oct. 8 in response to a call about a women waving a gun around and putting […]

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Two dead in separate accidents on Kingsland, Burnet roadways

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — Two people have died within three hours of one another in two separate vehicle accidents, one of them a pedestrian on RR 1431 in Llano County and the other on U.S. 281 in Burnet County on Oct. 8, according to reports from the Texas Department of Public Safety.

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Bat found on Burnet square tests positive for rabies

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — While a bat found on the Burnet courthouse square Oct. 1 tested positive for rabies, officials say no humans came into contact with the infected animal. But police are asking residents to remain cautious if they come across bats.

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