Highland Lakes flirts with 100 before summer ‘cold’ front

Weekend high temperatures will flirt with triple digits with Friday possibly reaching 100 degrees. If you can hold on until Tuesday, a summer “cold” front should ease the heat. According to the National Weather Service, after Friday swelters near the century mark, the mercury should drop a degree or two through Monday. So plan accordingly, […]

Protect your home from wildfire with help of free workshop

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON After Bertram Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bobby Huffstuttler and community volunteer Jane Scheidler attended a recent symposium on wildland urban interface fire protection in Austin, the two couldn’t keep it to themselves. “We looked at each other and said, ‘We need to bring something like this to Bertram,’” Scheidler said. And they […]

Landscaping may delay Lakeside Park opening until September

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS While the city of Marble Falls hoped to reopen Lakeside Park later this summer, landscaping and irrigation work might delay it until September. During its regular meeting July 16, City Council approved a $210,232 bid by Myers Concrete Construction LP to do landscaping and irrigation work. The company is already handling […]

Packsaddle Motel arrest nets suspected major meth dealer

After a yearlong investigation, Llano County deputies arrested a man they believe to be a major meth dealer in Llano and the surrounding counties. Llano County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a search warrant at a residence in the 800 block of Wood Forrest in Kingsland at 7PM on July 10. During the search, the deputies […]

Marble Falls job fair August 9; employers should register now

With the state and national unemployment rates each hovering below 4 percent, employers are competing to find people to fill positions. Considering the Central Texas unemployment rate was below 3 percent for May, it can be even more challenging for Highland Lakes employers. Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area, the city of Marble Falls, and the […]

High school football season tickets and 2019 schedules

Burnet and Marble Falls high school football fans wanting season tickets to home games can purchase them online or through their team’s athletics office. Marble Falls Mustangs season tickets are on sale now. Fans can purchase them online by visiting the school’s athletics webpage and clicking on the appropriate link to the right. Returning season […]

Cadaver dog locates missing Lake LBJ boater’s body

The body of a 44-year-old man who went missing after his boat slammed into a large wave two days prior was recovered July 14 with the assistance of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department cadaver K9. Officials identified the man as Jesse Marcus Estes of Sarita. On July 12, Estes and several other people were […]

LCRA adding solar power for wholesale electricity customers

The Lower Colorado River Authority is turning to the biggest energy source in the solar system to augment its electricity generation portfolio. The LCRA announced July 11 it has signed a contract to add 141 megawatts of solar power to its lineup. Under the contract, the LCRA will purchase the renewable energy from a solar […]

Highland Lakes flirts with 100 before summer ‘cold’ front

Highland Lakes flirts with 100 before summer ‘cold’ front

18 July 2019

Weekend high temperatures will flirt with triple digits with Friday possibly reaching 100 degrees. If you can hold on until Tuesday, a summer “cold” front should ease the heat. According to the National Weather Service, after Friday swelters near the century mark, the mercury should drop a degree or two through Monday. So plan accordingly, […]

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Inks Lake 2018 wildfire

Protect your home from wildfire with help of free workshop

18 July 2019

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON After Bertram Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bobby Huffstuttler and community volunteer Jane Scheidler attended a recent symposium on wildland urban interface fire protection in Austin, the two couldn’t keep it to themselves. “We looked at each other and said, ‘We need to bring something like this to Bertram,’” Scheidler said. And they […]

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Lakeside Park

Landscaping may delay Lakeside Park opening until September

17 July 2019

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS While the city of Marble Falls hoped to reopen Lakeside Park later this summer, landscaping and irrigation work might delay it until September. During its regular meeting July 16, City Council approved a $210,232 bid by Myers Concrete Construction LP to do landscaping and irrigation work. The company is already handling […]

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Packsaddle Motel arrest nets suspected major meth dealer

17 July 2019

After a yearlong investigation, Llano County deputies arrested a man they believe to be a major meth dealer in Llano and the surrounding counties. Llano County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a search warrant at a residence in the 800 block of Wood Forrest in Kingsland at 7PM on July 10. During the search, the deputies […]

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Marble Falls job fair August 9; employers should register now

Marble Falls job fair August 9; employers should register now

17 July 2019

With the state and national unemployment rates each hovering below 4 percent, employers are competing to find people to fill positions. Considering the Central Texas unemployment rate was below 3 percent for May, it can be even more challenging for Highland Lakes employers. Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area, the city of Marble Falls, and the […]

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Camp Agape

Camp Agape wraps up summer grief camp, looks ahead to next events; help is needed

16 July 2019

When Camp Agape wrapped up its 19th summer camp July 11 at Camp Buckner in Kingsland, the staff and about 80 volunteers had helped transform the lives of 39 children who had lost a loved one. As the kids loaded up in cars for the trip home, and volunteers began packing up, everyone knew the […]

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High school football season tickets and 2019 schedules

High school football season tickets and 2019 schedules

16 July 2019

Burnet and Marble Falls high school football fans wanting season tickets to home games can purchase them online or through their team’s athletics office. Marble Falls Mustangs season tickets are on sale now. Fans can purchase them online by visiting the school’s athletics webpage and clicking on the appropriate link to the right. Returning season […]

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Cadaver dog locates missing Lake LBJ boater’s body

Cadaver dog locates missing Lake LBJ boater’s body

15 July 2019

The body of a 44-year-old man who went missing after his boat slammed into a large wave two days prior was recovered July 14 with the assistance of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department cadaver K9. Officials identified the man as Jesse Marcus Estes of Sarita. On July 12, Estes and several other people were […]

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