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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 Police Capt. Ted Young

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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Public fireworks displays in Kingsland and Marble Falls will attract thousands of people to the two locations on July 4 with anticipated delays and extra public safety accommodations. File Photo

Police caution revelers about traffic, road closures on July 4

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER KINGSLAND — Law enforcement in Kingsland and Marble Falls warn motorists about congestion, delays and pedestrian traffic July 4 during the two largest public fireworks displays in the area. Aqua Boom in Kingsland and the Marble Falls Community Fireworks will attract thousands of people to the area with limited roadway […]

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Marble Falls eyes growth, affordable housing for future

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — City leaders believe they must strike a balance between the needs of aging infrastructure within the community and investing in future growth and development, according to discussions during a city planning retreat June 9. (more…)

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Police: Prepare for traffic from Brother Max Copeland’s funeral

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS —  As the community prepares to honor the life and lay to rest longtime Baptist preacher Brother Max Copeland on May 29, law enforcement unveiled traffic routes and anticipated delays in and around the city. Copeland served as pastor of First Baptist Church in Marble Falls for 42 […]

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Marble Falls ISD experiencing leadership changes

Marble Falls ISD experiencing leadership changes

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — New principals on three campuses and recent central office administrator changes for the upcoming school year signal a shift in leadership and direction for the Marble Falls Independent School District, officials say. (more…)

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Kidnapping-ransom plot in Marble Falls lands suspects, victim in jail

Kidnapping-ransom plot in Marble Falls lands suspects, victim in jail

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS —  An alleged kidnapping plot didn’t go as planned by the suspects May 18 after the captors gave the victim his cellphone and sent him inside a WalMart for a wire transfer and to fetch cash for returned items, according to police. (more…)

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Survey to help Marble Falls decide on recreation projects

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Residents will be asked to participate in a survey to better help administrators, council members and the Parks and Recreation Department prioritize projects, needs and wants for recreation in Marble Falls. (more…)

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Brooks Blanton of Marble Falls organized a roadside rally May 4, the day retired neurosurgeon and Fox News contributor Ben Carson announced he was seeking the Republican nomination for president.

Highland Lakes group rallies for presidential hopeful Ben Carson

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS  — Brooks Blanton said he had given up on the GOP shortly after he found himself disagreeing too often with the politics of party leaders. (more…)

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High-speed pursuit lands Marble Falls man in jail

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A 31-year-old Marble Falls man wanted out of Gray County ended up behind bars in Burnet County after taking deputies on a high-speed chase April 30. (more…)

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