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Task force arrests 'Most Wanted' Montana fugitive in Marble Falls

Task force arrests ‘Most Wanted’ Montana fugitive in Marble Falls

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A Montana man wanted for two felony warrants from that state apparently thought he could find refuge in Marble Falls. He was wrong. (more…)

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John Jay coach pleads guilty in ref attack at Marble Falls game

John Jay coach pleads guilty in ref attack at Marble Falls game

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Former John Jay High School coach Mack Breed pleaded guilty for his role in an assault on a game official during a Sept. 4 football game against Marble Falls High School, according to Burnet County Attorney Eddie Arredondo’s office. (more…)

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The city of Marble Falls is considering using funds generated from a Lower Colorado River Authority water reduction rate to improve aging infrastructure.

Marble Falls to invest in water lines after LCRA reduces its rates

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER AUSTIN — The Lower Colorado River Authority has approved reducing its water rates by 17 percent for wholesale customers including municipalities and other so-called firm water customers, saving tens of thousands of dollars annually for some of those entities, officials say. (more…)

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Police investigating armed robbery at Marble Falls GameStop

Police investigating armed robbery at Marble Falls GameStop

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls police received a number of tips after an armed robbery Dec. 8 at GameStop in the 2400 block of U.S. 281. “We’re in the process of running those tips down,” Marble Falls Police Capt. Glenn Hanson said. “We received quite of few tips through our Facebook page […]

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Several local agencies acted out protocols and procedures in a drill that simulated a violent shooter rampage at the Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Marble Falls on Nov. 10. Pictured are an unidentified 'victim' Mike Green, a hospital staff member; Marble Falls Area EMS workers Seth Sivells and Stacee Henrichs; and Marble Falls Fire Rescue firefighter Russell Daniel.

Marble Falls hospital holds active-shooter drill

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — For about two hours, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center staff and area emergency crews found out what it might be like if a violent shooting suspect tried to take over the healthcare facility. (more…)

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Parks commission OKs recommending Lakeside Pavilion fee increases

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS —On Nov. 2, Marble Falls Parks and Recreation commissioners approved recommending a Lakeside Pavilion rental fee increase to the city council. But that recommendation came with much discussion and the comparing of rental fees of similar venues across the Hill Country. (more…)

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Cottonwood Shores man gets 55 years for sexual assault of a 4-year-old

Cottonwood Shores man gets 55 years for sexual assault of a 4-year-old

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR BURNET — A 32-year-old Cottonwood Shores man will spend the next 55 years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of super aggravated sexual assault of a child and related charges in State District Judge Allan Garrett’s courtroom Oct. 28. (more…)

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Marble Falls looks at memorial for racer killed during LakeFest

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Commissioner Steve Manley asked commissioners to consider renaming the boat ramp at Lakeside Park after racer Mike Fry. Manley spoke during the commissioners regular meeting Sept. 8. Fry, 52, died after his boat crashed during LakeFest on Lake Marble Falls on Aug. […]

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Landmark ex-MFISD building demolished for potential development

Landmark ex-MFISD building demolished for potential development

CONNIE SWINNEY• STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Potential economic development has prompted the owners of a 21,000 square-foot building to demolish an unoccupied structure considered a landmark for 30 years in the eastern entryway of the city. On July 23 and 24, crews tore down the structure built in 1986 as a school district facility. […]

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Marble Falls officer in July 4 boat crash on the mend at rehab center

FROM STAFF REPORTS AUSTIN — Doctors have transferred a Marble Falls police captain involved in a July 4 boat crash into a physical rehabilitation program, officials say. (more…)

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Marble Falls remodeling house near Westside as alternative to Lakeside Pavilion

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The house sold to the city of Marble Falls by former businessman George Ortiz is undergoing some remodeling. City officials bought the property to offer a more affordable alternative to Lakeside Pavilion for parties, family picnics, quinceaneras, exercise classes and meetings, parks and recreation department director Robert […]

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MFPD confirms suspect pulled officer from water, criticizes social media attacks

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A police chief is criticizing social media attacks in a July 4 alleged drunken boating investigation, while expressing gratitude to the arrested suspect who helped pull the injured boat patrol officer out of the water and got him to shore after the collision on Lake Marble Falls. […]

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Game wardens reconstructing boat collision that injured Marble Falls officer

Game wardens reconstructing boat collision that injured Marble Falls officer

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A number of witnesses are coming forward as investigators launch a reconstruction of a collision between a police patrol vessel and a private boat after a public fireworks show July 4 on Lake Marble Falls. (more…)

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James Henry Fry

Man arrested in boating accident involving Marble Falls officer

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A 41-year-old man was arrested after a boating accident July 4 that seriously injured a Marble Falls police captain. James Henry “Hank” Fry of Marble Falls was charged with intoxication assault causing serious bodily injury, which is a third-degree felony. (more…)

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