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Highland Lakes schools delaying classes two hours

From Staff Reports MARBLE FALLS — Area school districts are holding off on the first bell March 4 due to the inclement weather. Burnet Consolidated Independent School District, Llano Independent School District, Faith Academy and Marble Falls Independent School District officials announced just after 5 a.m. that they are delaying classes by two hours.

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Burnet, Marble Falls and Faith Academy schools canceled; Llano ISD on two-hour delay

MARBLE FALLS — Several area schools are canceling classes for Jan. 28 due to inclement weather. Marble Falls, Burnet and Faith Academy officials announced the cancellation of classes the morning of Jan. 28. Llano school district is on a two-hour delay. A band of wintery mix during the overnight hours brought freezing temperature and sleet [...]

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Burnet officials caution residents about over-the-phone utility scam

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet residents should remain cautious if they receive a call from somebody claiming to be from the city of Burnet demanding payment for past-due utility bills. According to city officials, several Burnet residents have reported getting calls from an individual describing himself or herself as a city employee. The caller [...]

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Burnet going to Stage 2 restrictions, including mandatory watering schedule

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet residents Oct. 1 must observe Stage 2 water restrictions, which include following a mandatory watering schedule, according to a city news release. City water customers will be required to follow the schedule on designated days. Outdoor watering is prohibited between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

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Burnet first responder realizes saving lives includes hers, too

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Lacy Huffstuttler smiled at the thought of buying new clothes. She wasn’t just thinking about the latest fashions but a wardrobe in a new size. “None of my clothes fit,” she said. “So I guess I have to go shopping.”

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Explore frontier days at Fort Croghan

If you want a glimpse back in time to the days of the early frontier in Texas, visit Fort Croghan in Burnet. Home of Company C 8th Infantry, USA until 1853, Fort Croghan was established in 1849 in what is now Burnet, Texas.

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Art galleries in the Highland Lakes

Both local and out-of-town artists are inspired by the natural beauty of the Highland Lakes. Area art galleries often host exhibits and hold frequent workshops. You’ll find art of every kind from landscape paintings to bronze sculptures to contemporary photographs. Support a local artist or become one yourself! Visit a Highland Lakes Art Gallery today!

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Visit the Burnet County Courthouse

The Burnet County Courthouse is one of the most modern courthouses in the Highland Lakes. Completed in 1937, the granite, box-like structure is the third building used as a courthouse in Burnet.

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Bald eagles at home in the Highland Lakes

Many bald eagles have long called the Highland Lakes their winter home, spending November to April around Lake Buchanan. Some 10 years ago, a particular eagle couple came a little closer to civilization, building nests in two trees between the Llano River and Highway 29 between Llano and Burnet.

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Bring your home to the hills in an RV

Recreational vehicles allow people to experience the Highland Lakes at their own pace and with their own place. Whether you plan to stay a few days or several months, RVs offer lots of flexibility and many of the comforts of home.

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Inks Lake State Park: Outdoor Activities All Year

Take a ride on an electric boat, fish without a license (and with free loaner gear), hike, bike, boat or just enjoy the flora and fauna of the beautiful Texas Hill Country. You can do it all at Inks Lake State Park, located on Park Road 4 between Burnet and Marble Falls. It’s just a [...]

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Perfect weather for a canoe or kayak on the Highland Lakes

Paddle your way across the waters of the Highland Lakes by kayak or canoe. The winter weather so far has been perfect for a nice day on the water. Bring your own or rent.

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Call lawyers Mock & Brown for free personal injury law consultation

If you think you have a personal injury or wrongful death claim, get a free legal consultation from Mock & Brown, a firm specializing in personal injury law in Burnet. Free consultations are also available for those in need of a criminal lawyer, for driving under the influence or if your spouse has filed for [...]

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Take the family to Longhorn Cavern State Park

See the Highland Lakes from the inside at Longhorn Cavern State Park. The 645-acre park features daily tours with plenty of local legends to go along with the geology.

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