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The HITS Triathlon Series makes its annual stop in Marble Falls on April 24-26 and includes a swim portion in Lake Marble Falls. File photo

Volunteers needed for HITS Triathlon in Marble Falls

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The HITS Triathlon Series needs volunteers when the event comes to Marble Falls on April 24-26. If an organization has 25 or more volunteers, HITS will contribute $250 to it. (more…)

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Children’s Day Celebration features free fun, food in Johnson Park

Children’s Day Celebration features free fun, food in Johnson Park

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Children’s Day Celebration organizers don’t have to wait for the big event in April to know how important it is for the area’s smallest residents. (more…)

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A Place of Hope returns to emotional trauma training roots

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — After five years of meeting the physical needs of hurting Highland Lakes residents, A Place Of Hope has refocused its purpose, now centering on the director’s initial calling: emotional trauma teaching and support. (more…)

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Marble Falls woman’s zest for life keeps cancer fight full of laughs

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Cynthia Ford isn’t sure she’s qualified to talk about the upcoming “Superheroes Wanted” Survivors’ Dinner for area cancer survivors. “I’m not really a survivor yet,” the 77-year-old said. “I’m still fighting cancer. This is my third time.” (more…)

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Cancer survivors bond over life at annual dinner in Marble Falls

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — After doctors diagnosed Sheila Cooper with breast cancer more than five years ago, she admitted that talking about it with other people wasn’t easy. So she understands if some cancer survivors are apprehensive about attending the annual Survivors’ Dinner on April 16 at Lakeside Pavilion. (more…)

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Run for the Son raising money for St. Peter’s school scholarships

It’s time to lace up those running (or walking) shoes for the fourth annual Run for the Son 5K/1K. The event is April 11 and starts at 8 a.m. at Double Horn Brewing Company, 208 Ave. H in Marble Falls. Register at www.myregistration.com. The event features an adult 1K, a kids 1K, an adult 5K […]

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Marble Falls officials still seeking name for dog park at Westside

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Seventeen name nominations for the city’s new dog park have been submitted, but officials are looking for more. Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Director Robert Moss briefed the Parks and Recreation Commission during its regular meeting April 6. (more…)

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Kamila Solovyev (left) and Jasmine Guffey of Marble Falls Girl Scout Troop 597 recently displayed their cookie art created at the Huber House, also known as the Girl Scout House, in Johnson Park. Huber Mining Corp. donated $15,000 to help launch a renovation campaign for the local unit. Courtesy photo

Donations help refurbish Girl Scout House in Marble Falls park

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS —  Ask any Girl Scout, and she will say with confidence she has the power to change the world. (more…)

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Paint the Town will draw artists and art lovers to Marble Falls on April 9-11

Paint the Town will draw artists and art lovers to Marble Falls on April 9-11

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Ladies and gentlemen, are you ready to paint? Well, if so, you need to check out the 2015 Paint the Town Plein Air Competition and Art Auction on April 9-11. The event draws (pun intended) artists from across the Highland Lakes and Texas. (more…)

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Marble Falls teen yoga instructor goes with the flow

Marble Falls teen yoga instructor goes with the flow

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When two of her youngest students bounce off their mats and giggle at one another’s jokes, Avery Jones doesn’t scold them or even mind. She smiles and keeps on leading the rest of her class through another pose. (more…)

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Help Habitat for Humanity build home for Marble Falls family

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Volunteers are needed to help a family’s dream of owning a home come true. The construction for the next Highland Lakes Habitat for Humanity home will begin April 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 304 Ave. M. Water and lunch will be provided by St. […]

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: Burnet citywide garage sale
WHEN: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 2
WHERE: Burnet courthouse square and locations around the city
VENDOR COST: $20 for a 10-by-20 spot and $15 for each one after
FOR MORE: Go to All Mixed Up, 123 E. Jackson in Burnet, or shopburnet.org

Find bargains and treasures at Marble Falls city-wide garage sale

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Julia Adams confirmed what most attendees of the Marble Falls city-wide garage sale already know. “Ten dollars buys you a lot,” the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce events coordinator said with a laugh. (more…)

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Lacy Copeland takes a few practice laps March 19 on the lawnmower racing track at Sweet Berry Farm, 1801 FM 1980 in Marble Falls. She will compete at the Mike Cupps Memorial Lawnmower Races on March 28 along with her father, Dan Copeland. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Lawnmower races cut loose at Sweet Berry Farm

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Lacy Copeland didn’t hesitate to hop on a mower. Not to cut grass, however, but to cut laps. (more…)

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‘Superheroes Wanted’ for cancer survivors’ dinner in Marble Falls

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Irene Mullins has a mission. “This is just something I have to do,” she said. “It’s too important. But I love doing this. I love helping celebrate these incredible folks.” (more…)

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