Beloved Marble Falls track coach and mentor Anthony Torns taking private coaching job

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — With 10 meters to go at the District 26-5A meet April 5, Marble Falls High School’s Gisela Mata was on her way to winning the junior varsity 1600-meter run. Mata had pulled away from the pack with 300 meters to go and left no doubt she was going […]

PRIMARY RUNOFFS: Beierle, Hurst win in Burnet County, Riggs in Llano County

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The results are in for the primary runoff elections in Burnet and Llano counties. (more…)

Faith Academy athletic director Randy Denton ‘shocked’ after school lets him go

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy of Marble Falls contacted athletic director Randy Denton on May 22 to inform him the school was going in a different direction. (more…)

Arrest warrants issued after police chase ends with car crashing into business

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Police have issued warrants for the arrests of two people who evaded a traffic stop May 19 and crashed into a horse trailer and, eventually, a business under renovation, according to a Marble Falls Police Department media release. (more…)

Houston mother faces Burnet County charge in abduction case involving her 3 children

FROM STAFF REPORTS HOUSTON — The mother of three Bertram Elementary School students is facing a felony charge May 22 after taking the children off a school bus against their will and driving them to Houston, where she eventually turned herself into authorities, officials said. (more…)

Reports: Cottonwood Shores arrest escapee found clinging beneath patrol car

FROM STAFF REPORTS COTTONWOOD SHORES — A manhunt on May 18 involving several law enforcement agencies from Burnet and Llano counties as well as state troopers resulted in the recapture of a woman accused of stealing a firearm and possessing dangerous drugs, according to police reports. (more…)

Wind causes plane mishap during landing at Burnet airport

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A couple walked away without injuries May 19 after the plane they were in was “affected by wind” while attempting a landing at Burnet Municipal Airport, according a Texas Department of Public Safety report. (more…)

Llano County Community Resource Center opens doors to agencies, nonprofits

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON LLANO — Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center has always served Llano County, with temporary office space in Llano and from afar in Marble Falls. The important services the crisis center offers found a permanent home thanks to Community Resource Centers of Texas. (more…)

Science Mill co-founder Robert Elde (left), scholarship recipients Alexis McDougal and Hailey Bickley, and Science Mill co-founder Bonnie Baskin. Courtesy photo

Johnson City’s Science Mill awards first scholarships in new student-employee program

23 May 2018

JOHNSON CITY — Lyndon B. Johnson High School graduating seniors Hailey Bickley and Alexis McDougal are the first recipients of the Science Mill’s new student-employee scholarship program. They were each awarded a $500 scholarship to be used toward their post-secondary education as a reward for their outstanding work at the museum. (more…)

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Beloved Marble Falls track coach and mentor Anthony Torns taking private coaching job

Beloved Marble Falls track coach and mentor Anthony Torns taking private coaching job

23 May 2018

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — With 10 meters to go at the District 26-5A meet April 5, Marble Falls High School’s Gisela Mata was on her way to winning the junior varsity 1600-meter run. Mata had pulled away from the pack with 300 meters to go and left no doubt she was going […]

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PRIMARY RUNOFFS: Beierle, Hurst win in Burnet County, Riggs in Llano County

PRIMARY RUNOFFS: Beierle, Hurst win in Burnet County, Riggs in Llano County

22 May 2018

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The results are in for the primary runoff elections in Burnet and Llano counties. (more…)

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Faith Academy athletic director Randy Denton ‘shocked’ after school lets him go

Faith Academy athletic director Randy Denton ‘shocked’ after school lets him go

22 May 2018

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Faith Academy of Marble Falls contacted athletic director Randy Denton on May 22 to inform him the school was going in a different direction. (more…)

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Authorities have issued warrants for the arrests of two people involved in a police chase and a vehicle rollover into a house May 19 in the 2000 block of U.S. 281 in Marble Falls. Courtesy photo

Arrest warrants issued after police chase ends with car crashing into business

22 May 2018

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Police have issued warrants for the arrests of two people who evaded a traffic stop May 19 and crashed into a horse trailer and, eventually, a business under renovation, according to a Marble Falls Police Department media release. (more…)

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Houston mother faces Burnet County charge in abduction case involving her 3 children

Houston mother faces Burnet County charge in abduction case involving her 3 children

22 May 2018

FROM STAFF REPORTS HOUSTON — The mother of three Bertram Elementary School students is facing a felony charge May 22 after taking the children off a school bus against their will and driving them to Houston, where she eventually turned herself into authorities, officials said. (more…)

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Aaron Farmer of The Retail Coach will present a free program geared toward small-business owners looking to succeed in a world dominated by online retail giants. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls EDC hosting small business presentation on how to compete in Amazon-size world

21 May 2018

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — If you’re the owner of a small business, especially a brick-and-mortar retail shop, your world shifted — well, actually endured an 8.0 earthquake — when online giant Amazon and other e-commerce sites started booming. (more…)

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Reports: Cottonwood Shores arrest escapee found clinging beneath patrol car

21 May 2018

FROM STAFF REPORTS COTTONWOOD SHORES — A manhunt on May 18 involving several law enforcement agencies from Burnet and Llano counties as well as state troopers resulted in the recapture of a woman accused of stealing a firearm and possessing dangerous drugs, according to police reports. (more…)

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