Marble Falls Fire Rescue holding Citizens Fire Academy

FROM STAFF REPORTS Wear the gear, operate the apparatus, and use the equipment Marble Falls Fire Rescue firefighters use as one of the first participants in the Citizens Fire Academy. (more…)

Burnet County commissioners address safety concerns near developments, Spartan Race

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Just about every big topic within Burnet County — public safety, development, grants, and state politics — was covered during the county commissioners’ regular meeting April 23. Growth, traffic, and development were addressed in multiple items on the agenda, including two subdivision plats. (more…)

Rescue dogs-turned-service animals rock-solid presence in veterans’ lives

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Service dogs rescue people. In the case of veteran Bobby Galyon, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, and his service dog, Rocky, the rescuing goes both ways. A Belgian Malinois, Rocky had been abused as a puppy. He was kept in a garage until he became part of Operation K9, which […]

YMCA of the Highland Lakes raising money for teen center

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON The YMCA of the Highland Lakes at Galloway-Hammond has half the money it needs to begin construction on a teen center, and officials are making a push to bring in the rest. (more…)

Ex-Burnet police officer indicted on murder charge in shooting

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON A former Burnet police officer is now facing a first-degree murder charge after he shot and killed a man in the early hours on March 27. (more…)

Downtown Harmony Park instruments unveiling Thursday

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Anyone can be a musician in downtown Marble Falls starting April 25, when city officials unveil six new instrument installments at Harmony Park. (more…)

Marble Falls junior picked for Washington leadership trip

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Pam Parkman, executive director of the Marble Falls Education Foundation, knew the ideal Marble Falls High School student to enter in the Pedernales Electric Cooperative Youth Tour competition: junior Kenadee Stewart. (more…)

Marble Falls theater arts students take one-act play to state

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON Two out of three ain’t bad. In fact, for Marble Falls High School theater-arts students, two out of three is all they needed to make history. (more…)

Marble Falls Fire Rescue is holding its first-ever Citizens Fire Academy in June. The academy is limited to the first 20 people who apply. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Marble Falls Fire Rescue holding Citizens Fire Academy

25 April 2019

FROM STAFF REPORTS Wear the gear, operate the apparatus, and use the equipment Marble Falls Fire Rescue firefighters use as one of the first participants in the Citizens Fire Academy. (more…)

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Burnet County officials anticipate thousands of people will head to Reveille Peak Ranch on May 18-19 for Spartan Race weekend. The Burnet County Sheriff’s Office is in the process of going over the event’s mass gathering permit. Commissioners are concerned about traffic congestion on RM 2341 as participants wait to get into the facility. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Burnet County commissioners address safety concerns near developments, Spartan Race

25 April 2019

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Just about every big topic within Burnet County — public safety, development, grants, and state politics — was covered during the county commissioners’ regular meeting April 23. Growth, traffic, and development were addressed in multiple items on the agenda, including two subdivision plats. (more…)

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Operation K9 service dog

Rescue dogs-turned-service animals rock-solid presence in veterans’ lives

25 April 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Service dogs rescue people. In the case of veteran Bobby Galyon, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, and his service dog, Rocky, the rescuing goes both ways. A Belgian Malinois, Rocky had been abused as a puppy. He was kept in a garage until he became part of Operation K9, which […]

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The YMCA of the Highland Lakes at Galloway-Hammond in Burnet is in the midst of a fundraising campaign to build a teen center at the facility. The YMCA projects the cost to be about $430,000 and has already raised approximately $240,000. Through donations and fundraisers as well as Casino Night on June 15, officials hope to have enough money to break ground later this year. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

YMCA of the Highland Lakes raising money for teen center

25 April 2019

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON The YMCA of the Highland Lakes at Galloway-Hammond has half the money it needs to begin construction on a teen center, and officials are making a push to bring in the rest. (more…)

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Former Burnet Police Sgt. Russell Butler was booked into the Llano County Jail after a Burnet County grand jury indicted him April 23 on one count of murder and three counts of aggravated assault by a public servant in the shooting death of 25-year-old Brandon Michael Jacque. Courtesy photo

Ex-Burnet police officer indicted on murder charge in shooting

24 April 2019

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON A former Burnet police officer is now facing a first-degree murder charge after he shot and killed a man in the early hours on March 27. (more…)

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The instruments in Harmony Park, 800 Third St. in downtown Marble Falls, will be unveiled during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 25. The five permanent instruments are installed but sealed until Thursday’s event. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Downtown Harmony Park instruments unveiling Thursday

24 April 2019

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Anyone can be a musician in downtown Marble Falls starting April 25, when city officials unveil six new instrument installments at Harmony Park. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School junior Kenadee Stewart is one of 10 students selected by Pedernales Electric Cooperative to participate in this year’s summer Youth Tour in Washington, D.C. The program gives students a closer look at how the federal government works. Photo courtesy of Pedernales Electric Cooperative

Marble Falls junior picked for Washington leadership trip

24 April 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Pam Parkman, executive director of the Marble Falls Education Foundation, knew the ideal Marble Falls High School student to enter in the Pedernales Electric Cooperative Youth Tour competition: junior Kenadee Stewart. (more…)

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The Marble Falls High School theater troupe takes their production of ’The Storm in the Barn’ to the 5A state UIL one-act play contest Wednesday, April 24, at the Round Rock ISD Performing Arts Center, 5800 McNeil Drive in Austin. The students made it through four rounds to earn a spot in the state event, a first for the school. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls theater arts students take one-act play to state

23 April 2019

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON Two out of three ain’t bad. In fact, for Marble Falls High School theater-arts students, two out of three is all they needed to make history. (more…)

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