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Kids cook up kitchen science at Marble Falls library

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — The mixer, bags of marshmallows, a container of milk and assorted items scattered around Dennis Rose’s table at the front of the room make it clear this isn’t an ordinary trip to the library.

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Celebrate Marble Falls Founders Day on July 12

MARBLE FALLS — Celebrate Marble Falls Founders Day on July 12 at the historic Granite School. The open house is 2-5 p.m. at the old school house, 2001 Broadway, and sponsored by the Falls on the Colorado Museum, which is housed in the 1891-constructed building. The event is free, but donations are welcome.

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Marble Falls couple’s 60-year anniversary takes the cake, finally

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — As friends and family of Aubry and Peggy Mobley gathered July 3 at Darci’s Deli in Marble Falls, the couple of 60 years finally got to enjoy the piece of a cake they had been waiting on for the past six decades. And it was their wedding cake.

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3-on-3 basketball tourney to help send Smoking for Jesus youth group on mission

MARBLE FALLS — A 3-on-3 basketball tournament fundraiser will be conducted by the Youth Ablaze 4 Jesus Christ, the youth group of Smoking for Jesus Ministry.

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First Baptist Church of Marble Falls relaxes rules of tradition to make connections

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Church tradition sets aside Sunday morning for worship. But what about people who can’t make it then? This was a question First Baptist Church of Marble Falls leaders thought about quite a bit. The answer, they found, was to break with that tradition.

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Living Love Animal Rescue finds perfect home for shelter

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The kennel doors opened at 9 a.m., and the seven dogs inside knew it was time for their walk. Living Love Animal Rescue volunteers Anita Lloyd and Kathy Grimes divided the dogs into groups: two muscular pit-bull types; two short, shaggy terriers; and three medium-size mixed breeds.

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Marble Falls Fire Rescue getting soaked to help families of fallen firefighters

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — On June 28, you can buy a ticket for a chance to sink one of the Marble Falls Fire Rescue firefighters in a dunking booth. You know, one of those big ones filled with water. Frigid water. Because this is the Cold Water Challenge.

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Cajun accent spices up typical Texas cook-off

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When Charlotte Nichols and her husband moved from the Abilene area to the Highland Lakes a few years ago, she soon realized she was missing something that meant so much to her from the high plains town. Cajun cooking.

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Pecan Valley woman turns stark patch into bountiful oasis

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — As she surveyed her peach tree outside her front door, Hope Hamilton was surprised at what she found. Last year, the fruit tree barely managed a peach, and Hamilton believed it wouldn’t be much different this year.

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Marble Falls Kiwanis program keeps flags flying across town on patriotic holidays

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — While every day is a great opportunity to fly the U.S. flag, the Kiwanis Club of Marble Falls offers local businesses and individuals a chance to show their patriotic colors as well as help area youth pay for college.

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Trinity Episcopal hosting show by Grammy-winning musicians

Texas singer-songwriters Lloyd Maines (left) and Terri Hendrix are bringing their musical abilities to Trinity Episcopal Church on June 15 for a free concert at 2 p.m. The church is located at 909 Ave. D in Marble Falls. Maines is Grammy-winning producer and multi-talented instrumentalist. Hendrix is a Grammy-winning performer as well. She has released [...]

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Marble Falls makes ‘The Daytripper’ map

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Fans of the the PBS show “The Daytripper” may have noticed Chet Garner and crew around Marble Falls. After five seasons of the show, Garner said he’s bringing a Marble Falls episode to air for Season 6 sometime in October.

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All skill levels welcome for free Yet Praise Dance workshop

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Racheal Frazier laughed when asked if she realized what kind of skill level of dancers she might draw to her free workshop — some with plenty of rhythm and others … not so much. “It’s OK,” she said with smile. “You don’t have to have any experience.”

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Marble Falls boy makes Locks of Love cut with ‘help’ from singer

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — As Ashton Bock settled into the chair at Twist Hair Studio, he ran his fingers through his long hair one last time. Then, stylist Megan Stephenson gathered the long, thick, wavy hair into a series of ponytails before reaching for a pair of scissors.

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