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Marble Falls fire, EMS crews now equipped to save pets’ lives

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Lady Gogh ushered in a new era Jan. 29 for Marble Falls Fire Rescue and Marble Falls Area EMS when she demonstrated the latest equipment donated to the departments.

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Car fire in Marble Falls

No injuries in car blaze at RR 1431 in Marble Falls

A Marble Falls Fire Rescue crew member makes sure a fire that destroyed this car is out. The fire crew and Marble Falls police responded to the car fire about 4:30 p.m. Jan. 28 near the intersection of RR 1431 and Avenue U. Firefighters extinguished the blaze. Nobody was injured during the fire, and officials […]

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Marble Falls Night Mares a roller derby ‘sisterhood’

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Roller derby is making a comeback in the Hill Country. And to raise money and awareness, the Marble Falls Night Mares are holding a taco fundraiser Jan. 31.

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Marble Falls VFD, Pizza Hut helping EMS volunteer

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — First responders understand the importance of taking care of people, and the same holds true when it’s one of their own.

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Marble Falls woman discovers her inner van Gogh with a year-long project

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When Catherine and Bryan Hicks’ youngest son, Duncan, headed off to college, Catherine was in a place she hadn’t been for almost two decades — home without any children.

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HIGHLAND LAKES NEWS BYTES: Rain, downtown upkeep, falling fuel prices

COMPILED BY CONNIE SWINNEY In Highland Lakes headlines, recent rains spark interest on a drought update, two police agencies take aim at crime in their neighborhoods and two cities provide updates on revitalization projects connected to historic districts. These DailyTrib.com stories and more are coming up Friday, Jan. 23, on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune.

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Economic forecast rosy, housing market lags for Highland Lakes

CONNIE SWINNEY• PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Development plans and incentives as well as fuel prices prompted a recent uptick in building permits; however, lack of housing in the wake of a soon-to-be-opened regional hospital could drive away income from Burnet and Llano counties should cities fail to coax residential projects to the area, officials […]

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Marble Falls condo development morphs into timeshare project

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Wyndham Worldwide Corp. will attempt to revitalize a failed private condominium development on FM 2147 West, after the City of Marble Falls approves re-zoning the property to accommodate a timeshare project, officials said.

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Find out ‘whodunnit’ with Marble Falls mystery book club

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — The hard-edged detective enters the room, a crumpled cigarette he bummed dangling from his lips — unlit because he’s trying hard to quit the dang habit. He looks around the bedroom, sighs as he sees the body, one more poor victim who won’t be able to share […]

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Rescued Marble Falls dog nears full recovery, now in foster home

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Beverly Gainer admitted that when she first heard of Shadow’s condition from Marble Falls Police Department Animal Control officer Jacey Ferguson, she wasn’t taken aback.

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Tea Thyme Cafe food drive to promote locally grown produce

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — On most days, restaurants rely on trucks to bring in regular supplies of produce and other foods to meet customer demand. But one Marble Falls restaurant is demonstrating how turning to a community garden can enhance the dining experience as well as support the garden.

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Christian-Matern home opens doors for Victorian Christmas

MARBLE FALLS — The door is open Dec. 6 at the historic Christian-Matern home for an annual Victorian Christmas event. The free open house is 6-8:30 p.m. at the house, 603 Seventh St. at Avenue F, and is sponsored by the Falls on the Colorado Museum. Refreshments will be served. The home will be decorated for […]

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Marble Falls family’s one-time project now something more

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Lisa and Shawn Moore remember the day they walked into a person’s home with some donated items for the house and realized how rough some people have it. “All they had for furniture were two folding chairs,” Lisa said. “And then there was a bed on the […]

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Neglected dog Shadow making progress; adoption in his future

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Just a couple of months of love and care have given an abandoned dog a new look and the possibility of a new future. “Shadow’s doing much better,” said Marble Falls Police Officer Justin Boucher. “If you look at him now and what he looked like when […]

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