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Water skiing and Jesus — organization offers both to special group

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — If you notice an influx of boats on Lake Marble Falls and its beaches in Johnson Park this week, it’s all because some folks want to share a lot of love and the word of God with some special people. And they do it through a little [...]

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Marble Falls Athletic Booster Club holding 5k and children’s mile April 26

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Athletic Booster Club invites runners to “Race Like A Champion” by participating in its first 5k run April 26. The club also created a Purple Pony Mile for children, which will be conducted before the adult race. “I wanted to do (the 5k) last [...]

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Highland Lakes schools delaying classes two hours

From Staff Reports MARBLE FALLS — Area school districts are holding off on the first bell March 4 due to the inclement weather. Burnet Consolidated Independent School District, Llano Independent School District, Faith Academy and Marble Falls Independent School District officials announced just after 5 a.m. that they are delaying classes by two hours.

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Burnet, Marble Falls and Faith Academy schools canceled; Llano ISD on two-hour delay

MARBLE FALLS — Several area schools are canceling classes for Jan. 28 due to inclement weather. Marble Falls, Burnet and Faith Academy officials announced the cancellation of classes the morning of Jan. 28. Llano school district is on a two-hour delay. A band of wintery mix during the overnight hours brought freezing temperature and sleet [...]

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Marble Falls community takes part in National Night Out on Oct. 1

PHOTO 1: Marble Falls Fire Rescue Chief Johnny Caraway posed with one of the emergency services teaching tools during National Night Out on Oct. 1 at Westside Park in Marble Falls. Courtesy photos PHOTO 2: Marble Falls Police Department National Night Out coordinators Amanda Langley and Brooke Hanson volunteered at a booth during the Oct. 1 event that featured police, fire and EMS [...]

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Marble Falls sticks with current property tax rate; officials see economic growth

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — The City Council voted Aug. 6 to keep the current property tax rate of 64.83 cents per $100 valuation for the next fiscal budget. “Basically, by leaving the tax rate the same, if somebody’s property value didn’t increase, then their (city) tax bill won’t either,” City Manager [...]

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101 FUN THINGS TO DO: Spelunking in, under and around Marble Falls

Spelunking is not getting close to nature — it’s getting INSIDE nature. And at this time of year, it’s a great way to take a cool break from the summer heat. The easiest place to go down under in the Highland Lakes is at Longhorn Cavern State Park on Park Road 4 in Burnet County. Daily [...]

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Spike in utility cost, upgrades hasten senior center fundraising

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Rising utility bills and building projects at the Senior Activity Center have prompted officials to make a push for more fundraising.

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Legendary Mustang Taylor celebrates 85th birthday

Legendary former Mustang football running back John “Sonny” Taylor celebrates his 85th birthday recently.

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Explore Marble Falls History

Even the building is historic at the Falls on the Colorado Museum at 2001 Broadway in Marble Falls. The facility is located in the Granite Building, which originally served as the only school in town. It was built in 1891 from pink granite found just up the road in the Granite Mountain quarry.

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Art galleries in the Highland Lakes

Both local and out-of-town artists are inspired by the natural beauty of the Highland Lakes. Area art galleries often host exhibits and hold frequent workshops. You’ll find art of every kind from landscape paintings to bronze sculptures to contemporary photographs. Support a local artist or become one yourself! Visit a Highland Lakes Art Gallery today!

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Former Lady Mustang passing on lessons as coach

Marble Falls High School graduate Ashley Laughlin is now teaching students some of the things she learned as a Lady Mustang.

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Bring your home to the hills in an RV

Recreational vehicles allow people to experience the Highland Lakes at their own pace and with their own place. Whether you plan to stay a few days or several months, RVs offer lots of flexibility and many of the comforts of home.

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Inks Lake State Park: Outdoor Activities All Year

Take a ride on an electric boat, fish without a license (and with free loaner gear), hike, bike, boat or just enjoy the flora and fauna of the beautiful Texas Hill Country. You can do it all at Inks Lake State Park, located on Park Road 4 between Burnet and Marble Falls. It’s just a [...]

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