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Burnet man dies in motorcycle accident on Park Road 4

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A 59-year-old Burnet man died July 20 after the motorcycle he was driving crashed on Park Road 4. Texas Department of Public Safety officials said James Chandler was driving his 1997 Kawasaki Vulcan east on Park Road 4 when he failed to negotiate a left-hand curve. The motorcycle left the [...]

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Burnet school officials talk $26M bond, tax rate

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Action taken by the Texas Legislature almost four years ago reared its head during a Burnet Consolidated Independent School District discussion on a proposed bond package, teacher pay and campus maintenance.

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Burnet man pleads guilty to killing his grandfather

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — A 24-year-old man will spend at least 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to murdering his grandfather in November 2013.

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Burnet police investigating death of 2-year-old girl

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old Burnet girl at a residence on the northeast side of town. According to officials, foul play is not suspected at this time, but the incident remains under investigation.

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Little League tournaments bringing teams, visitors and their money to Burnet

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The YMCA of the Highland Lakes at Galloway-Hammond is the site of two Little League District 26 Baseball tournaments. The first is the 9- and 10-year-old Minors tournament from June 21 to July 1. The other is the 14-year-old Juniors event that begins June 28 and ends July 3.

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Burnet couple killed in three-car collision is ID’d

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Texas Department of Public Safety officials have identified the couple who died after a three-vehicle collision on U.S. 281 on June 17 as 70-year-old Joseph Wicker and his wife, Bonnie, 69, of Burnet.

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Three indicted in Burnet assault, kidnapping case; death ruled homicide

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A case that shocked residents earlier this year took another step forward in June as the Burnet County Grand Jury indicted three suspects for allegedly holding one woman against her will and sexually assaulting another.

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$26M bond for needed building upgrades, Burnet chief says

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — A considered $26 million bond package might not be popular among taxpayers in the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District, but Superintendent Keith McBurnett says when residents are told how the money will be spent, they will see the need for it.

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Burnet County Rodeo rides into town with high-energy thrills

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — The Burnet County Rodeo promises two exciting nights of excitement and fun but also a chance to celebrate the men and women of the armed forces and help battle breast cancer. Gates open at 7 p.m. June 13-14 at the Burnet County Fairgrounds, 1301 Houston Clinton Drive. Admission [...]

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Burnet Fire Department settles in at new and bigger home

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Just a little more than a year after its groundbreaking, the staff at the new Burnet Central Fire Station have settled in. “It’s going great, better than I could have expected,” said Burnet Fire Chief Mark Ingram.

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Fourth ‘bomb threat’ triggers search of Burnet Middle School; classes resume

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A fourth bomb scare at Burnet Middle School on April 30 disrupted sixth-grade classes for several hours as Burnet police and fire crews searched the sixth-grade campus. Officials reported about 10:45 a.m. the same day that no device was found and all the students had returned to classes and lessons [...]

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Bertram city secretary Evan Milliorn takes Burnet position

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BERTRAM — Bertram city secretary Evan Milliorn is returning home. After about 3½ years, Milliorn is resigning from his job in Bertram to become assistant director of administrative services for the city of Burnet. His final day in Bertram is May 8.

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Students return to campus after bomb threat at Burnet Middle School

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet Middle School students returned to school about 3 p.m. April 14 after a second bomb threat in less than a week. Seventh- and eighth-grade students were moved off campus April 14 out of caution for a non-credible report of a bomb, according to school officials. Those students were moved to [...]

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Burnet Middle School student charged in bomb threat; weapons removed from home

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Burnet police said they have detained a Burnet Middle School student in connection with an April 10 bomb scare at the campus. According to a city news release, the eighth-grade male suspect was taken to a juvenile detention center, charged with false report/alarm and will have a hearing at [...]

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