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Police hunt for serial shoplifter in Marble Falls

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Authorities are searching for a Wal-Mart theft suspect who has taken nearly $2,000 worth of merchandise over several visits to the store, 2700 U.S. 281, in January and February. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School student arrested after alleged death threats on Facebook

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Police arrested a 15-year-old Marble Falls High School student Jan. 29 after he allegedly threatened a teacher and classmates in a Facebook post. Marble Falls Police Lt. Steve Eckstein confirmed the arrest of the youth after officers learned of the alleged threat made through a Facebook post. (more…)

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Marble Falls targets downtown area for revitalization

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — City officials have created a new board to propose public improvement projects in an effort to revitalize the downtown area. (more…)

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Marble Falls dog park should be up and running soon

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Even lead organizer Megan Klaeger can’t believe how quickly the Marble Falls Dog Park has come together. (more…)

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Mike Pilley of Mike Pilley Enterprises fueled up Jan. 23 at the Kwik Chek in Marble Falls on Jan. 23. He said he expects the construction industry to eventually feel the sting of falling fuel prices. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

The good and bad news about falling fuel prices in Texas

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Plummeting fuel prices have consumers cheering for unleaded gasoline at less than $2 per gallon while oil and gas producers begin to cut staff, scrap new projects and slash expenses to stay afloat, officials say. (more…)

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Two-car collision on U.S. 281 at Max Starcke Dam Road injures 6

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A driver told investigators he swerved to miss what he thought was a box in the roadway resulting in a two-car collision that sent six people to Austin-area hospitals Dec. 6, according to a Marble Falls police report. The collision happened just after 7 p.m. that Saturday south of […]

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Photos of Johnson Park from 1930s, 1940s needed for Lone Star Legacy Park designation

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When Marble Falls Parks and Recreation director Robert Moss began putting together a proposal to nominate Johnson Park for Lone Star Legacy Park honors, he had a 127 years of history and stories to use, but something was still missing. “We have a lot of stories — […]

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Ball is rolling on possible Marble Falls dog park

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — When the Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Commission members all voted “yea” to a possible dog playground, canines across the city wagged their tails in approval. The commission voted unanimously on Nov. 3 to recommend the creation of dog park to the city council. (more…)

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Marble Falls EDC director earns international honor

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The International Economic Development Council recently bestowed the designation of Certified Economic Developer upon Christian Fletcher, the director of the Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. (more…)

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Medical emergency call leads to felony drug arrest in Marble Falls

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Two people face multiple drug charges after police responded to a medical call Sept. 29 to an apartment on Mustang Drive to not only find a man unresponsive and apparently suffering from a drug overdose but also a quantity of prescription drugs not prescribed to either person. It’s a […]

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Crews were constructing a large clear-well tank Oct. 30 at the Marble Falls water treatment plant facility adjacent to the north end of the U.S. 281 bridge over Lake Marble Falls. The expansion project, which will cost more than $5 million, is expanding the plant's capacity to keep up with growing demand. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Marble Falls launches $5 million water treatment plant expansion

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Crews have built a water tank to expand the city’s water treatment plant capacity as part of a more than $5 million plant expansion project, Marble Falls officials said. The new structure is located at the north end of the U.S. 281 bridge over Lake Marble Falls. (more…)

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Granite Shoals city worker charged with sexual assault of 16-year-old girl

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — An employee of the city’s streets and parks department faces a child sexual assault charge, after parents told investigators they found inappropriate messages on their teen daughter’s cell phone, according to the Granite Shoals Police Department. Juan Carlos Morales, 35, of Marble Falls was arrested by Granite Shoals police […]

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Manhunt in Marble Falls leads to capture of burglary suspects

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Authorities captured two suspects Oct. 28 who were wanted in a string of burglaries and a vehicle theft after a nearly two-hour manhunt in the north end of the city, according to a police report. Dylan Long, 39, of Graham and Jessica Grafton, 27, of Cleburne were arrested and […]

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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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