Wanted man caught after 7-hour search, residents’ help

FROM STAFF REPORTS With the combined efforts of residents and Burnet County Sheriff’s Office deputies, a suspect was found after chases by vehicle and foot and a search that lasted seven hours from the first day into the next morning. (more…)

Sunrise Beach Village father needs help paying for lifesaving kidney transplant

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Sunrise Beach Village resident Wyatt Larew must undergo a kidney transplant to save his life. The 36-year-old father of two has a donor and a hospital date for the surgery. What he needs now is help paying the $20,000 bill. (more…)

Marble Falls passes detailed sidewalks plan for grant

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The Marble Falls City Council passed a Sidewalk Master Plan on June 18 that would add nearly 10 miles of sidewalks to the 20 miles that already exist in the city limits. Current city sidewalks range in width from 4-10 feet and were installed by either the city, developers, or the […]

Central Texas heat advisory issued through Friday

FROM STAFF REPORTS Burnet and Llano counties are under a heat advisory from June 19-21, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration announced. Hot and humid conditions will lead to peak heat index values of 108-111 degrees Wednesday and 102-110 on Thursday. The advisory covers the entire Austin and San Antonio metropolitan areas. (more…)

Burnet school bands shouldn’t miss a beat with new directors

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Burnet High School and Burnet Middle School each have new band directors. Hired to lead the high school was Nick Stephenson. The new middle school director is Allen Andrus. The hirings and several other band-related changes were made at the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District board meeting June 17. (more…)

Burnet and Marble Falls teachers and staff getting pay raises

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Teachers and staff in the Burnet and Marble Falls school districts are getting pay raises now that House Bill 3 has been signed into law. The boards of trustees for both districts voted in the pay increases at their meetings June 17. The increases — but not the amounts — were […]

Helping Center garden pulling up roots for new location

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Helping Center of Marble Falls Area garden soon will be rooted in a new home with more level land and space and a permanent storage building. Produce from the garden, which is currently located at 1315 Broadway in Marble Falls, goes to families seeking assistance from the food pantry. (more…)

MFHS runner Goggans ends summer season with 5th place

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Marble Falls High School junior Bailey Goggans ended her summer running season with a fifth-place finish in the 800 meters at the Brooks PR Invitational in Seattle on June 15. (more…)

Benjamin Becker of Round Mountain

Wanted man caught after 7-hour search, residents’ help

19 June 2019

FROM STAFF REPORTS With the combined efforts of residents and Burnet County Sheriff’s Office deputies, a suspect was found after chases by vehicle and foot and a search that lasted seven hours from the first day into the next morning. (more…)

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Dorinda Duzan recognized

Burnet County honors child welfare advocate for service

19 June 2019

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Burnet County commissioners recognized retired Child Protective Service supervisor Dorinda Duzan for her years of public service on behalf of children during their regular meeting June 11. (more…)

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Sunrise Beach Village father needs help paying for lifesaving kidney transplant

19 June 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Sunrise Beach Village resident Wyatt Larew must undergo a kidney transplant to save his life. The 36-year-old father of two has a donor and a hospital date for the surgery. What he needs now is help paying the $20,000 bill. (more…)

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Marble Falls Sidewalk Master Plan

Marble Falls passes detailed sidewalks plan for grant

19 June 2019

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The Marble Falls City Council passed a Sidewalk Master Plan on June 18 that would add nearly 10 miles of sidewalks to the 20 miles that already exist in the city limits. Current city sidewalks range in width from 4-10 feet and were installed by either the city, developers, or the […]

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Central Texas heat advisory issued through Friday

Central Texas heat advisory issued through Friday

19 June 2019

FROM STAFF REPORTS Burnet and Llano counties are under a heat advisory from June 19-21, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration announced. Hot and humid conditions will lead to peak heat index values of 108-111 degrees Wednesday and 102-110 on Thursday. The advisory covers the entire Austin and San Antonio metropolitan areas. (more…)

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Burnet school bands shouldn’t miss a beat with new directors

18 June 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Burnet High School and Burnet Middle School each have new band directors. Hired to lead the high school was Nick Stephenson. The new middle school director is Allen Andrus. The hirings and several other band-related changes were made at the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District board meeting June 17. (more…)

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Gov. Greg Abbott signs HB3

Burnet and Marble Falls teachers and staff getting pay raises

18 June 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Teachers and staff in the Burnet and Marble Falls school districts are getting pay raises now that House Bill 3 has been signed into law. The boards of trustees for both districts voted in the pay increases at their meetings June 17. The increases — but not the amounts — were […]

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The Helping Center garden is moving

Helping Center garden pulling up roots for new location

18 June 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Helping Center of Marble Falls Area garden soon will be rooted in a new home with more level land and space and a permanent storage building. Produce from the garden, which is currently located at 1315 Broadway in Marble Falls, goes to families seeking assistance from the food pantry. (more…)

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