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Mayor George Russell's last day in office was May 19. File photo

Museum coffee on May 22 to honor outgoing Mayor George Russell

MARBLE FALLS — Outgoing Marble Falls Mayor George Russell will be honored with an appreciation event and coffee May 22 at the Falls on the Colorado Museum. (more…)

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: Job fair for all ages
WHEN: 4-7 p.m. May 28
WHERE: Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista in Marble Falls
FOR MORE: Go to www.workforcesolutionsrca.com

Marble Falls job fair May 28 aims to improve business, quality of life

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — As Bill Rives, executive director of the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce, read a story about Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area, an idea came to him: a Marble Falls job fair for all ages. (more…)

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Faith Academy student inspiration to all as she battles deadly disease

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Just after finishing her first Frappuccino of her summer break, Katelyn Norton stands up and steps away from the table outside the Marble Falls Starbucks. Before she can get far, Mark Sommer comes around the table and gives her a big hug. (more…)

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Open Door Recovery Prayer Walk helps women with addictions

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS —Shedding as much weight as another whole person has inspired Wendy Armour to give back to the program that helped her accomplish her goal. “I lost 115 pounds. I know how it feels to be beaten down and depressed and down and out. God has delivered me from […]

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At her retirement party in February 2014, The Helping Center of Marble Falls board members, volunteers and donors recognized Sue Kennedy, who served as the executive director of the center. Pictured are Pastor Freddie Walker (left), a family friend; Elizabeth and Zion Marquart, Kennedy's daughter and grandson; and her niece LaKeisha Anthony. File photo

From Helping Center to Salvation Army, Sue Kennedy is on a mission

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Even after she retired as the executive director of The Helping Center in Marble Falls a year ago, Sue Kennedy didn’t stop helping people. That was evident when she continued as the treasurer of the local service unit of The Salvation Army of Marble Falls. (more…)

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Lloyd Maines and Terri Hendrix will perform May 16 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 909 Ave. D in Marble Falls. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $10. Courtesy photo

Grammy winners return to Marble Falls for show at Trinity Episcopal

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Grammy-award winners Terri Hendrix and Lloyd Maines had so much fun playing show at Trinity Episcopal Church last year, the duo decided to return. They’ll be in concert May 16 at the church, 909 Ave. D. Doors open at 5:30 with the show starting at 6 p.m. Admission […]

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Math Olympics takes the calculation out of problems

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — To illustrate how important attending the Math Olympics pizza party was for 70 students, consider this: One boy cried at the thought he didn’t earn enough points for an invitation. (more…)

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Hill Country Blenders putting on ‘State of Mine’ spring show

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The Hill Country Blenders kick off their “cross-country” road trip “A State of Mine” on May 9. (more…)

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MayFest features carnival, concerts, Market Days, more

MayFest features carnival, concerts, Market Days, more

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — MayFest 2015 begins with a schedule change — and that’s just one of a few changes organizers believe will better benefit attendees. Most of the May 6-9 event takes place at Johnson Park, 230 Ave. J South. (more…)

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Raymond Brandenburg recently took over GameDay Comics and Cards in Marble Falls. He’s busy putting his touch on the business, but at the heart of it remains, well, comics and games. GameDay is celebrating international Free Comic Book Day on May 2. The store remains a hub of comic and gaming enthusiasts with Friday Night Magic tournaments. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

New GameDay owner embraces magical world of comics business

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Raymond Brandenburg is giving away comics May 2 at GameDay Comics and Cards. Yeah, he really is — or, at least, the comic book distributor is. (more…)

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Falls Career High School student Jordan Childress works on a drip-irrigation line at the old Marble Falls jail. Students from the school are giving the piece of property a facelift through new landscaping. The Daybreak Rotary Club of Marble Falls is assisting in the project. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Falls Career students give old Marble Falls jail curb appeal

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Driving down Second Street in Marble Falls just west of Main Street, one might not even realize they are passing a piece of local history. But now, thanks to a collaboration between the Daybreak Rotary Club of Marble Falls and Falls Career High School, folks will definitely […]

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Travis Dean, vice president of Cactus Companies, checks the stove vent in the kitchen of the Trinity Episcopal Church’s new parish hall.

Trinity Episcopal’s new parish hall expanding the church’s outreach

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — When members of Trinity Episcopal Church decided to build a new parish hall, they saw it as another opportunity to build stronger relationships, according to the Rev. David Sugeno. (more…)

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Marble Falls chili cook Ruby Ross returned to her winning ways with back-to-back victories at ‘Chilympiad’ and the Texas Ladies State Chili Championship. She’s punched her ticket to Terlingua, but Ross is eying a trifecta with the 2015 Howdy-Roo right around the corner. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls chili champ’s secret? Follow the recipe

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — After more than three decades competing on the chili circuit, Ruby Ross knows a thing or two about a good bowl of red. But she admitted it had been awhile since she earned a top spot in a cook-off. (more…)

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Father Jairo Lopez was one of the hands that created this magnificent mosaic that hangs behind the altar in the new sanctuary of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Marble Falls. The church is holding a special vespers 6:30 p.m. May 2 in the new building for the congregation and community. At 3 p.m. May 3, the Bishop of the Diocese of Austin will anoint the altar and celebrate the dedication of the new sanctuary. After the anointment, the church will host a celebration with music and other activities. Everybody is invited to both events. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Bishop anointing new altar at St. John’s sanctuary dedication

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — With a growing congregation, the May 3 dedication of the new St. John the Evangelist Parish Hall comes not a moment too soon. (more…)

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