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U.S. 281 crash sends 85-year-old Marble Falls man to ER

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — An elderly man is recovering from injuries after a collision July 29 on U.S. 281 adjacent to the La Ventana subdivision on the south end of the city, according to the Marble Falls Police Department. The wreck happened at 8:17 p.m. on the highway at the La Ventana Drive […]

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Baylor Scott & White hospital opens in Marble Falls with ER, labor and delivery

Baylor Scott & White hospital opens in Marble Falls with ER, labor and delivery

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When the new Baylor Scott & White Medical Center opens 7 a.m. Aug. 3, it marks the realization of a dream that’s a decade old — even older, in some circles. (more…)

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Gateway neighbors deal with blasting, noise, dust at CVS construction site

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — After several weeks of construction, the CVS Pharmacy project has made quite an impact on nearby residents and businesses in the Gateway subdivision. (more…)

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After-hours dumping costing Marble Falls Library Thrift Store

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Virginia Cervantez and Dottie Yturri love the mission of the Marble Falls Library Thrift Store. Everything the store makes through sales of donated items goes toward the Marble Falls Public Library. But the store has a few problems, and the two hope the community can help them out. […]

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Parents holding homeschooling info meeting at Westside Park

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — As parents look for education options, one choice remains homeschooling, but many may hesitate at making the jump to homeschooling for a variety of reasons. (more…)

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Central Texas College grant to help students, businesses

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Central Texas College received a $208,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to make paying for higher education easier for income-eligible students living in Burnet and Llano counties. An information meeting is 5:30-6:30 p.m. July 27 at the Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes-Marble Falls […]

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Family, friends remember 18-year-old homicide victim, ex-MFHS student

Family, friends remember 18-year-old homicide victim, ex-MFHS student

FROM STAFF REPORTS SPICEWOOD — A young man who brightened the lives of many will be laid to rest July 25. Stephen Roy Sylvester Jr. died July 17 in Austin. On his Facebook page, friends and acquaintances remembered Sylvester as a loving and caring individual. (more…)

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Marble Falls chamber seeks volunteers for LakeFest

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The start of preparations for LakeFest means a call for volunteers to help with the event. The 24th annual liquid quarter-mile races on Lake Marble Falls begins Aug. 7 with qualifying events. And to host an event of this size, which has drawn 10,000 spectators to Lakeside Park, […]

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Marble Falls seeks public input on future city planning

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — City officials will update the growth and development blueprint known as the Marble Falls Comprehensive Plan for the community and have asked those who live in and around the Marble Falls area for their input in the process. (more…)

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SHAWN PFISTER

Marble Falls investigators crack case of man with many names

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — “What’s in a name?” the poet and writer William Shakespeare once penned. While his Juliet character went on to say, “That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet,” the writer might have thought differently had he ever dealt with Shawn Michael Pfister. […]

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Man accused of giving teen girl Xanax at Camp Peniel retreat

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A 21-year-old Austin man faces up to 20 years in prison for allegedly supplying a 16-year-old girl with four pills of prescription Xanax while on a retreat at a local camp, according to Burnet County Sheriff’s Office investigators. (more…)

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Argument over ride to work lands man behind bars

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A 36-year-old Spicewood Beach man could be looking for another job after his arrest for allegedly assaulting a woman who refused to give him a ride to work. (more…)

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ROT Biker Rally

Austin ROT Biker Rally drives traffic, tourism to the Highland Lakes

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — As thousands of bikers descend on Austin for the 20th anniversary of the Republic of Texas (ROT) Biker Rally on June 11-14, a spike in tourism and traffic issues could follow in the Highland Lakes. (more…)

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Tourism, sales tax to boost Marble Falls budget for roads, water, police

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — With a hint into future budget talks, city leaders say they anticipate more road improvements, a water system expansion and a new police station for the upcoming fiscal year — all while keeping the same tax and water rates. (more…)

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