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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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Marble Falls boy shares rare disease, strong will with Dallas Cowboy

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Bobby Shirley, president of Burnet Bulldogs Tackle Football, wanted to do something to help the Thompson family. Joel Thompson, 6, a Marble Falls Elementary School student, began playing for Shirley this season after battling anti-NMDA receptor antibody encephalitis two years ago.

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Moonlight Madness shopping event in Marble Falls offers great deals, fun

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The countdown has begun for the annual Marble Falls shopping extravaganza as merchants and shoppers get ready for a day of fun with lots of deals, enticements and even some costumes.

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ArtFrog Art Academy keeping ‘lost arts’ thriving with festival

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Are you looking for a new hobby? Or maybe you want to explore your creative side but can’t really figure out how. Why not check out one of the “vanishing” crafts during a free workshop and demonstration at the ArtFrog Art Academy on Oct. 18?

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Sculpture on Main set for viewing

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Seven years ago, Marble Falls held its first Sculpture on Main. The idea, while new at the time, brought a sense of creativity to downtown. But instead of directing people into art galleries, organizers took the art to the streets.

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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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