Tag Archive | "Marble Falls news"

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…)

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Marble Falls news, News, News By Town, SpicewoodComments (0)

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…)

Read the full story

Posted in Crime & Courtrooms, Featured Story - Home Slider, Marble Falls news, News, News By TownComments (0)

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…)

Read the full story

Posted in Marble Falls news, News, News By TownComments (0)

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…)

Read the full story

Posted in Marble Falls news, News By TownComments (0)

SHANE EDWARD PATE

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…)

Read the full story

Posted in Crime & Courtrooms, Marble Falls news, News, News By TownComments (1)

Marble Falls developers propose public improvement district

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Officials with two large developments in the southern end of the city have approached the Marble Falls City Council with a public improvement district (PID) proposal to try to jumpstart their projects. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Marble Falls news, News, News By TownComments (0)

Marble Falls looking at smaller, more affordable events venue

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — City officials are eyeing a second rental venue similar to Lakeside Pavilion but with less square footage and possibly a lower cost. Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Department Director Robert Moss told the Parks and Recreation Commission during its April 6 meeting the city has budgeted $30,000 […]

Read the full story

Posted in Marble Falls news, News, News By TownComments (0)

Parks department letting bluebonnets bloom at Marble Falls Cemetery

Parks department letting bluebonnets bloom at Marble Falls Cemetery

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — To mow or not to mow at the Marble Falls Cemetery? That’s the question the city’s Parks and Recreation Department is asking itself after bluebonnets, the state flower, erupted in the cemetery. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Marble Falls news, News, News By TownComments (0)

A Marble Falls city council member balked at a two-block sidewalk project with rising cost and potential safety issues that directs pedestrians to cross U.S. 281 as a gateway to the downtown shopping district. Staff photos by Connie Swinney

Marble Falls sidewalk project raises questions about safety, cost

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The rising estimated cost of a two-block sidewalk project just off Main Street has raised questions about priorities and safety as pedestrians would have to cross a busy highway. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Marble Falls news, News, News By TownComments (3)

Marble Falls police: Ex-Burke’s employees steal $10,000 in items

Marble Falls police: Ex-Burke’s employees steal $10,000 in items

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Two former employees of Burke’s Outlet face organized crime charges and three more arrests are pending following an investigation into $10,000 worth of missing merchandise, according to Marble Falls police. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Crime & Courtrooms, Featured Story - Home Slider, Marble Falls news, News, News By TownComments (0)

Capital Area Rural Transit System has delayed work on an historic train depot building on U.S. 281 and RR 1431 in Marble Falls to convert it into a transportation hub. Due to a health issue with the contractor, work might not begin until May and could possibly be complete a couple of months after it begins. File photo

CARTS hub at Marble Falls train depot delayed

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS  — Contractors have postponed renovations and upgrades to the Old Train Depot building to provide a  transportation hub for CARTS buses and vans known in the Highland Lakes for primarily catering to disabled and elderly clientele. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Marble Falls news, News, News By TownComments (0)

Call the Hill Country Crime Stoppers at 1-866-756-TIPS (8477) to leave an anonymous tip and be eligible for a $2,000 reward. Courtesy Photo

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…)

Read the full story

Posted in Crime & Courtrooms, Marble Falls news, News By TownComments (0)

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…)

Read the full story

Posted in Marble Falls news, News, News By TownComments (0)

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…)

Read the full story

Posted in Marble Falls news, News, News By TownComments (0)

GOT NEWS?

830-693-7152

Call the Tip Line.

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

KBEY 103.9 Radio Picayune

This week in The Picayune

Browse The Archives