Faith Academy trifecta in upcoming All-Star football game

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Faith Academy of Marble Falls is filling three spots in the upcoming All-Star six-man football game: one by senior Cameron Bowles, one by head coach Jeremy Wentrcek, and the last by the school’s home turf, which is playing host to the contest. (more…)

Phoenix Center therapist presents flood trauma program

BY PAM RODGERS The TV news crews have all returned home, the storm clouds have disappeared, and the water has subsided from the Highland Lakes flood on Oct. 16. But the rain and rushing water left behind a trail of physical reminders of the disaster and the lives it disrupted. (more…)

Marble Falls EDC partners with workforce groups to help fill needed occupations

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. committed $46,900 to future job training in partnership with Workforce Network Inc. and Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area. (more…)

Double Horn residents vote to incorporate; now the real business begins

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS After a 75-65 vote Dec. 6, the Double Horn subdivision near Spicewood will now incorporate as a new Type B city in Burnet County. (more…)

Gift cards going out to Highland Lakes flood victims in need

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Victims of the October flood are invited to contact the Community Resource Center in Marble Falls to obtain H-E-B, Lowe’s Home Improvement, and Walmart gift cards. (more…)

Chamber: Walkway of Lights is staying at Lakeside Park

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS News of a $3.2 million contract awarded for Marble Falls park improvements quickly sparked words of remorse for the supposed loss of the beloved Walkway of Lights. (more…)

Waste Management takes over trash duties in several towns

FROM STAFF REPORTS Waste Management of Texas Inc. acquired Republic Services Inc. on Dec. 1, including municipal contracts and the operation of the Burnet County transfer station. (more…)

Tool store will take the place of Marble Falls furniture market

FROM STAFF REPORTS A nationwide tool store will move into the Designers Furniture Market building in Marble Falls. (more…)

Faith Academy of Marble Falls senior receiver and kicker Cameron Bowles will represent the Flames on the South All-Star six-man football team on Dec. 15 when it plays the North squad. His head coach, Jeremy Wentrcek, will be a defensive coach for the South. Faith Academy is hosting the contest. Kickoff is 3 p.m. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Faith Academy trifecta in upcoming All-Star football game

11 December 2018

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Faith Academy of Marble Falls is filling three spots in the upcoming All-Star six-man football game: one by senior Cameron Bowles, one by head coach Jeremy Wentrcek, and the last by the school’s home turf, which is playing host to the contest. (more…)

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Joe Tompkins is the West Texas Medicare sales director for Humana.

Are you eligible for the Medicare Special Election Period?

11 December 2018

Even though the Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan Annual Election Period ended Dec. 7, some people with Medicare still might be eligible for what is known as a Special Enrollment Period, or SEP. (more…)

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Justin Estep, director of Immigration Legal Services at Catholic Charities of Central Texas, will keep office hours at the T.Q. Brown Community Resource Center in Marble Falls. Call or email the service in advance. Courtesy photo

Immigration Legal Services now helping citizenship-seekers from office in Marble Falls

10 December 2018

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Undocumented people living in the United States and wanting to start the process of becoming citizens often turn to notarios publicos. In Latin America, notarios publicos are trained legal professionals, similar to attorneys. (more…)

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Chali Henderson, program director of the Phoenix Center, is presenting ‘Recovering from Traumatic Loss After the Texas Hill Country Flood’ at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 909 Avenue D in Marble Falls. The program addresses some of the affects the flood cast on victims. It is free to attend and includes a meal. RSVP to bre@ellislp.com. Courtesy photo

Phoenix Center therapist presents flood trauma program

10 December 2018

BY PAM RODGERS The TV news crews have all returned home, the storm clouds have disappeared, and the water has subsided from the Highland Lakes flood on Oct. 16. But the rain and rushing water left behind a trail of physical reminders of the disaster and the lives it disrupted. (more…)

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Marble Falls EDC partners with workforce groups to help fill needed occupations

07 December 2018

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. committed $46,900 to future job training in partnership with Workforce Network Inc. and Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area. (more…)

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Double Horn subdivision becomes city

Double Horn residents vote to incorporate; now the real business begins

07 December 2018

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS After a 75-65 vote Dec. 6, the Double Horn subdivision near Spicewood will now incorporate as a new Type B city in Burnet County. (more…)

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Though the Oct. 16 flood occurred more almost two months ago, the recovery is still ongoing. The Episcopal Diocese of Texas donated a number of gift cards to assist people with their needs. The cards are available starting Dec. 10 at the Community Resource Center, 1016 Broadway in Marble Falls, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Before a flood victim can pick up a card, though, they must be registered with the Highland Lakes Crisis Network. File photo

Gift cards going out to Highland Lakes flood victims in need

07 December 2018

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Victims of the October flood are invited to contact the Community Resource Center in Marble Falls to obtain H-E-B, Lowe’s Home Improvement, and Walmart gift cards. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Nov. 30-Dec. 6

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Nov. 30-Dec. 6

07 December 2018

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Nov. 30-Dec. 6, 2018, according to Burnet County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a […]

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