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Time2Eat on Main in Marble Falls will serve cafe-style food during breakfast and lunch. Staff photo by London Gibson

Local flavor on the menu at new Marble Falls Main Street restaurants

STAFF WRITER LONDON GIBSON MARBLE FALLS — While a surge of national food chains has hit Marble Falls, two new local restaurants on Main Street might just stanch the franchise flood, or at least keep a local flavor downtown. (more…)



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Marble Falls Officer Cory Munoz subdues a pickup truck driver after the man became belligerent with emergency personnel at the scene of a collision Aug. 11 in the 1100 block of Avenue K in Marble Falls. The driver was taken to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Marble Falls. Information about his condition and possible charges is pending. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

After struggle, Marble Falls man detained following collision with cars, utility pole

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS —  A Marble Falls man could face charges in a case in which he’s accused of driving erratically, crashing into three vehicles and a utility pole, cutting power to several blocks in the city, and resisting officers, according to a Marble Falls Police Department report. (more…)



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Marble Falls recorded a 4.7 percent increase in sales tax receipts over the same time last year as people are staying overnight, eating at local restaurants, and shopping at local stores, including at Old Oak Square on Main Street. File photo

Highland Lakes cities see bump in sales tax revenues

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — Strong retail growth helped spur an increase in sales tax revenues in Marble Falls as well as other Highland Lakes communities. The Texas Comptroller’s office released the most recent sales tax distribution numbers Aug. 9, and Marble Falls experienced a $36,183.86 bump over the same period in 2016. (more…)



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The city of Marble Falls announced the winners of its annual beautification contest. Officials selected Market on H as the business winner with the Loma Vista subdivision picking up the residential honors. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

And the winners of the Marble Falls Community Pride contest are …

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls city officials honored one of the newest businesses in town and a residential area tucked between U.S. 281 and Mormon Mill Road for their community pride efforts. (more…)



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Marble Falls city leaders are considering a proposed parking garage adjacent to a potential hotel/conference center project. The frontage of the four-story, 280-space structure (pictured) would be on Yett Street between Buena Vista Drive and Main Street. Staff photo by Connie Swinney Read more: http://www.dailytrib.com/2017/07/27/4-story-parking-garage-take-spot-next-lakeside-park/#ixzz4op8GeurZMarble Falls city leaders are considering a proposed parking garage adjacent to a potential hotel/conference center project. The frontage of the four-story, 280-space structure (pictured) would be on Yett Street between Buena Vista Drive and Main Street. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Parking garage is part of the bigger picture, Marble Falls leaders say

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — It’s not just for the hotel/conference center. That’s one of the messages that came out of the city of Marble Falls’ Capital Improvement Plan Committee meeting Aug. 3, particularly in regards to a proposed $4.5 million parking garage. (more…)



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City abandons its right-of-way for Lake Marble Falls hotel/conference center project

City abandons its right-of-way for Lake Marble Falls hotel/conference center project

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — City Council members cleared the way for the proposed eastside footprint of a hotel/conference center, which is part of private-public partnership coordinated by the Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. (more…)



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Northland moves to new Marble Falls location, plans to expand services

Northland moves to new Marble Falls location, plans to expand services

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — One of the largest cable TV, phone, and internet service providers in the Highland Lakes has moved its operations to a more visible location and announced plans to expand its services. (more…)



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Marble Falls City Council approves proposed tax rate with eye on debt

Marble Falls City Council approves proposed tax rate with eye on debt

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — An 8 percent hike in appraised property values prompted the Marble Falls City Council on Aug. 1 to approve a city tax rate lower than the current one and a rate recommended by city staff. The council discussed the 2017-18 budget year item at its regular meeting. (more…)



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Jimmy Richard Lerma (left) was arrested July 30 on a charge of driving while intoxicated after Marble Falls police say he struck and killed Jerrod Bradford Young on U.S. 281 in Marble Falls.

Police: Man arrested on DWI charge after US 281 pedestrian death

  EDITOR’S NOTE: The accused is identified as Jimmy “Richard” Lerma as Burnet County Jail officials have confirmed that he has used the alias Richard in the past.   STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Authorities arrested a man on suspicion of drunken driving after he struck and killed a pedestrian who was walking […]



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Marble Falls mulls $65,000-a-year ‘downtown coordinator’ job

Marble Falls mulls $65,000-a-year ‘downtown coordinator’ job

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — City leaders have proposed a new position, potentially funded with a combination of city, sales, and tourism dollars, that will be involved in coordinating and organizing activities and improvements for downtown Marble Falls business owners and event planners. (more…)



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Marble Falls moving toward lower property tax rate

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls City Council will take one more step toward adopting a lower property tax rate during its regular Aug. 1 meeting. Before any adoption, however, the council must schedule a public hearing and reading of an ordinance adopting the rate. The council will discuss and possibly vote […]



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Uptown Sound on Main Street in Marble Falls is partnering with the Brass Hall parent company Elevated Minds Music Group. Staff photo by Jared Fields

CORRECTION: Uptown Sound collaborates with Brass Hall parent company

STAFF WRITER JOANNA KOPP EDITOR’S NOTE: In a previous published article about Uptown Sound, we incorrectly stated the venue had been sold to Elevated Minds Music Group. This was incorrect as Corey and Melissa Whitaker have not sold it and are still the owners. We apologize for this error and any problems it might have […]



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Community support inspires Noon Spoon owner to reopen in wake of burglary

Community support inspires Noon Spoon owner to reopen in wake of burglary

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Noon Spoon Cafe owner Jennifer Cayce credited community support and personal strength for her motivation to reopen two days after a destructive burglary at her eatery. (more…)



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Marble Falls city leaders are considering a proposed parking garage adjacent to a potential hotel/conference center project. The frontage of the four-story, 280-space structure (pictured) would be on Yett Street between Buena Vista Drive and Main Street. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

4-story parking garage could take spot next to Lakeside Park

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — City leaders have unveiled plans for a proposed parking garage north of a potential hotel/conference center project on Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. property adjacent to Lake Marble Falls. (more…)



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Thieves burglarized the Noon Spoon Cafe, located in the 600 block of Broadway Avenue in Marble Falls, sometime overnight July 25-26, causing damage and forcing the eatery to close its doors for at least a day. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Thieves steal cash, cause damage at Noon Spoon in Marble Falls

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — A popular eatery closed its doors for at least a day after thieves took several hundred dollars and destroyed items in the kitchen area overnight, according to a Marble Falls Police Department report. (more…)



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Leander firm makes $750,000 offer on Marble Falls police building

Leander firm makes $750,000 offer on Marble Falls police building

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — City officials have accepted a $750,000 offer from a Leander real estate firm for the potential purchase of the downtown Marble Falls Police Department building. (more…)



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Police search for clues in tree poisoning case at Blair’s Western Wear in Marble Falls

Police search for clues in tree poisoning case at Blair’s Western Wear in Marble Falls

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — A business owner has offered a $5,000 reward as Marble Falls police sift through surveillance video that might help catch a suspect in a tree poisoning incident on private property. (more…)



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H-E-B employees will begin temporarily parking on a newly constructed lot on the Marble Falls Middle School property at the intersection of Pony Circle and Bluebonnet Drive until the new grocery store is completed in the summer of 2018. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Marble Falls ISD cuts deal with H-E-B for temporary employee parking

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Crews are clearing the way for a lot on the Marble Falls Middle School property as part of an agreement between the school district and H-E-B for temporary employee parking while the new store is being built. (more…)



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Bronc champ faces surgery after serious Marble Falls rodeo injury

Bronc champ faces surgery after serious Marble Falls rodeo injury

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A rodeo athlete injured July 15 during the Marble Falls Open/Pro Rodeo is facing a long road back after he reportedly landed on his head and twisted his neck when he flipped off a bucking horse. (more…)



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City of Marble Falls workers have already flattened the land and marked off where the new field at The Greens soccer complex on Avenue K will be located. Part of the challenge for the employees was keeping the trees that offer that shade intact. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls rolling out The Greens ‘carpet;’ soccer field ready soon

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Granite Country Youth Soccer Association athletes will have a new field to play on when the season begins in the fall of 2017. The Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Department announced it will finish the field, located on the corner of Avenue K and Sixth Street, by the […]



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DPS team reconstructs pedestrian crosswalk death in Marble Falls

DPS team reconstructs pedestrian crosswalk death in Marble Falls

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — The Texas Department of Public Safety on July 10 reconstructed the scene of a pedestrian death that happened after a Fourth of July fireworks celebration at Lakeside Park. (more…)



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Witnesses tell police driver ran stop sign in pedestrian death in Marble Falls

Witnesses tell police driver ran stop sign in pedestrian death in Marble Falls

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Investigators are trying to determine the circumstances that led to a driver leaving the scene after colliding with a pedestrian after a Fourth of July celebration adjacent to Lakeside Park. (more…)



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Area first responders will utilize two buildings on U.S. 281 in Marble Falls for training prior to demolition to make room for the construction of a Burger King. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Fire crews to train in buildings to be razed for US 281 Burger King

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Area fire crews will conduct training for several days in mid-July at abandoned buildings set for demolition in the 900 block of U.S. 281, according to officials with Marble Falls Fire Rescue. The two businesses — formerly a mechanic shop and a re-sale store — are scheduled to […]



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The Falls Creek Park and Skatepark in Marble Falls gets a lot of use by local skaters. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Marble Falls parks department celebrates 10 years of growth

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Robert Moss smiled as he thought back to one of his favorite days as the parks and recreation director for the city of Marble Falls, the day Falls Creek Park and Skatepark had its official grand opening Oct. 16, 2010. (more…)



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Thomas Pfeifer Jr., 33, of Cottonwood Shores is charged with leaving the scene of an accident causing death in connection with a July 4 incident in Marble Falls. Photo from Burnet County Sheriff’s Office

Pedestrian hit by truck and killed July 4 in Marble Falls

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A 60-year-old Spring Branch woman died after a pickup truck struck her at about 10:50 p.m. July 4 in Marble Falls. (more…)



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The neighborhood social network site Nextdoor.com allows cities and residents to interact through the dissemination and sharing information.

City of Marble Falls to share info with residents through neighborhood social network site

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Just how well do you know what’s going on in your neighborhood? That’s the question Marble Falls city leaders have posed to residents as the municipality joins an online platform that allows users to share information with each other. (more…)



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