Mystery lights in sky most likely SpaceX-launched satellites

A number of Highland Lakes residents reported seeing a line of small objects in the night sky November 12, raising a few eyebrows. One man described the objects — more than 20 — in the western sky moving in the same direction. He spotted the objects at about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday. Others took to social […]

With water bond passed, Granite Shoals looks at financing

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO After Granite Shoals residents approved a $7 million water bond in the November 5 election, city leaders are taking the next steps to improve the municipality’s water facility, water tower, and water lines. The city’s bond counselors, Robert Traylor of RBC Financial and Richard Donahue of McCall, Parkhurts and Horton, outlined […]

A&M AD discusses paying athletes at sports club meeting

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO To pay college athletes or not? And, if so, which ones and how much? Texas A&M University Athletics Director Ross Bjork discussed that issue and its impact during his visit to the Rudy Davalos Horseshoe Bay Sports Club on November 8. The topic has gained national momentum after the NCAA’s top […]

Marble Falls graduate bares soul in The Deer, performing at UtopiaFest in Burnet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO A self-described shy girl from Marble Falls is in the midst of promoting her band’s fourth album, which includes a stop at this year’s UtopiaFest. Grace Rowland, a 2002 graduate of Marble Falls High School, is the lead singer for Austin-based The Deer, which has been in existence since 2013. The […]

Night of 5s event benefits nonprofit Science Mill

The sounds of the blues, bossa nova, Latin, and jazz will mingle throughout the Science Mill as the hands-on STEAM facility in Johnson City celebrates five years of operation November 16. The Science Mill is holding its fifth annual benefit, Night of 5s, starting at 5 p.m. Saturday. It promises to be an elegant, fun-filled […]

REMEMBER WHEN: Sisters recall early Marble Falls

SENIOR WRITER SUZANNE FREEMAN Editor’s note: This issue of The Picayune Magazine takes a look at Highland Lakes history, including sit-down interviews with people who “Remember When.” A new feature in the magazine, “Remember When” will appear regularly along with other stories that explore the roots of our community. The series begins with two women […]

Groups seek donations for community Thanksgiving meals

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Joseph’s Food Pantry founder Roy Guerrero knows how much his organization’s free Feast of Thanksgiving meal is to the community. In fact, while shopping at a local department store recently, an employee asked him if it was happening this year. He told her yes. “She said, ‘Good, good. We go every […]

Arctic front bringing freezing temperatures and rain

The Highland Lakes reached the mid-60s around noon Monday before a strong Arctic cold front pushed in, dropping temperatures by about 20 degrees. The same front has left the North blanketed in snow. As the front moves through, the National Weather Service is forecasting a 40 percent chance of rain and high winds. A wind […]

SpaceX launch

Mystery lights in sky most likely SpaceX-launched satellites

13 November 2019

A number of Highland Lakes residents reported seeing a line of small objects in the night sky November 12, raising a few eyebrows. One man described the objects — more than 20 — in the western sky moving in the same direction. He spotted the objects at about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday. Others took to social […]

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With water bond passed, Granite Shoals looks at financing

With water bond passed, Granite Shoals looks at financing

13 November 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO After Granite Shoals residents approved a $7 million water bond in the November 5 election, city leaders are taking the next steps to improve the municipality’s water facility, water tower, and water lines. The city’s bond counselors, Robert Traylor of RBC Financial and Richard Donahue of McCall, Parkhurts and Horton, outlined […]

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Ross Bjork

A&M AD discusses paying athletes at sports club meeting

13 November 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO To pay college athletes or not? And, if so, which ones and how much? Texas A&M University Athletics Director Ross Bjork discussed that issue and its impact during his visit to the Rudy Davalos Horseshoe Bay Sports Club on November 8. The topic has gained national momentum after the NCAA’s top […]

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The Deer

Marble Falls graduate bares soul in The Deer, performing at UtopiaFest in Burnet

12 November 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO A self-described shy girl from Marble Falls is in the midst of promoting her band’s fourth album, which includes a stop at this year’s UtopiaFest. Grace Rowland, a 2002 graduate of Marble Falls High School, is the lead singer for Austin-based The Deer, which has been in existence since 2013. The […]

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The Science Mill

Night of 5s event benefits nonprofit Science Mill

12 November 2019

The sounds of the blues, bossa nova, Latin, and jazz will mingle throughout the Science Mill as the hands-on STEAM facility in Johnson City celebrates five years of operation November 16. The Science Mill is holding its fifth annual benefit, Night of 5s, starting at 5 p.m. Saturday. It promises to be an elegant, fun-filled […]

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Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: Sisters recall early Marble Falls

12 November 2019

SENIOR WRITER SUZANNE FREEMAN Editor’s note: This issue of The Picayune Magazine takes a look at Highland Lakes history, including sit-down interviews with people who “Remember When.” A new feature in the magazine, “Remember When” will appear regularly along with other stories that explore the roots of our community. The series begins with two women […]

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Republican State Rep. Terry Wilson represents District 20, which includes Burnet and Milam counties and part of Williams County.

State rep to discuss legislature at GOP women’s club meeting

12 November 2019

State Rep. Terry Wilson will talk about the accomplishments of the 86th Texas Legislature during the Burnet County Republican Women’s meeting Thursday, November 14, in the Reed Building in Burnet. The event starts at 11:30 a.m. Guests are welcome. Lunch is $15. RSVP to Gail Teegarden at gailteegarden7@gmail.com. Wilson represents District 20, which includes Burnet and […]

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Groups seek donations for community Thanksgiving meals

11 November 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Joseph’s Food Pantry founder Roy Guerrero knows how much his organization’s free Feast of Thanksgiving meal is to the community. In fact, while shopping at a local department store recently, an employee asked him if it was happening this year. He told her yes. “She said, ‘Good, good. We go every […]

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