Elected officials sworn in for new city of Double Horn

FROM STAFF REPORTS Double Horn’s first elected officials took their oaths of office at the Burnet County Courthouse on Feb. 22. Burnet County commissioners certified the Feb. 12 Double Horn special election, which selected a mayor, marshal, and five aldermen. (more…)

Open house for public input on RR 1431 improvements

FROM STAFF REPORTS An open house March 5 in Lago Vista provides anyone who drives RR 1431 east of Smithwick an opportunity to view proposed improvements to the two-lane highway. (more…)

Burnet County Sheriff’s Office trainee has nose for crime

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Deputy Kyle Ciolfi said becoming a K9 officer is his second greatest achievement, right after earning his badge. (more…)

Marble Falls, Burnet finish strong at state swim and dive meet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Burnet and Marble Falls high schools made a splash at the Class 5A swimming and diving state meet with three top-11 finishes. The competition was Feb. 15-16 at the University of Texas at Austin. (more…)

Buckingham files brewery beer-to-go bill with tourism in mind

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS State Sen. Dawn Buckingham opened a media conference at the Texas Capitol on Feb. 19 to announce an agreement between two groups that could allow brewers to sell beer to customers for off-premise consumption. (more…)

Williams prefers Congressional action on border security over emergency declaration and wall

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Congressman Roger Williams admitted he was “selfish” when it came to his “hesitancy” in supporting President Donald Trump’s recent national emergency declaration to build a wall on the southern border. (more…)

Burnet girls basketball advances as boys’ season ends

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO One Burnet High School basketball team is moving on as the other squad’s season ends. The Lady Dawgs (29-7 overall, 8-2 District 24-4A) crushed El Campo (32-3, 12-0 District 25-4A) 67-43 during a regional quarterfinal game in Smithville, while the Bulldogs (19-14, 5-5) fell to Boerne High School (24-11, 9-1 District […]

Johnson City man charged in theft of Burnet County rams

FROM STAFF REPORTS An investigation by a Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association’s special ranger led to the Feb. 12 arrest of Cody Rahe White, 36, of Johnson City in the theft of four rams from a Burnet County ranch last fall. (more…)

Construction on the RM 2900 bridge in Kingsland continues on schedule, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. In this photo from Feb. 13, beams on Span 3 of the bridge were placed. Photo courtesy of TxDOT

LCRA creating ‘boat lane’ near RM 2900 bridge work site

22 February 2019

FROM STAFF REPORTS Once Lake LBJ is refilled to a normal operating range, boaters up and down the Llano River arm of the lake should be able to pass construction and dive crews at the RM 2900 bridge in Kingsland. (more…)

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The first elected officials in the newly formed city of Double Horn took oaths of office during the Burnet County Commissioners Court meeting Feb. 22. Cathy Sereno (left) was elected mayor. Glenn Leisey (alderman), John Osborne (city marshal), and Bob Link (alderman) also took the oath at the Burnet County Courthouse. Photo courtesy of Joe Don Dockery

Elected officials sworn in for new city of Double Horn

22 February 2019

FROM STAFF REPORTS Double Horn’s first elected officials took their oaths of office at the Burnet County Courthouse on Feb. 22. Burnet County commissioners certified the Feb. 12 Double Horn special election, which selected a mayor, marshal, and five aldermen. (more…)

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Burnet High School senior setter Kaylie Russell (seated, middle) signed a National Letter of Intent to play volleyball for Arlington Baptist University on Feb. 13. Pictured with her are Burnet High School assistant coaches Elizabeth Duran (seated, left) and Brent Kelley and head coach Shelly Jones (standing). Courtesy photo

Burnet’s Kaylie Russell to play volleyball at Arlington Baptist

22 February 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Burnet High School senior volleyball player Kaylie Russell signed a National Letter of Intent on Feb. 13 to play volleyball at Arlington Baptist University. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for period of Feb. 15-21, 2019

Burnet County Jail bookings for period of Feb. 15-21, 2019

22 February 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Feb 15-21, 2019, 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 court […]

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Llano County Jail bookings for period of Feb. 11-17, 2019

Llano County Jail bookings for period of Feb. 11-17, 2019

22 February 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Feb. 11-17, 2019, according to Llano 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 court of […]

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The Texas Department of Transportation is hosting an open house March 5 at Lago Vista Middle School, 8039 Bar K Ranch Road, to gather public input on proposed improvements to RR 1431 from the FM 1174 intersection in Burnet County east to Lago Vista. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Open house for public input on RR 1431 improvements

21 February 2019

FROM STAFF REPORTS An open house March 5 in Lago Vista provides anyone who drives RR 1431 east of Smithwick an opportunity to view proposed improvements to the two-lane highway. (more…)

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Burnet County Sheriff’s Office trainee has nose for crime

21 February 2019

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Deputy Kyle Ciolfi said becoming a K9 officer is his second greatest achievement, right after earning his badge. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School sophomore swimmer Landry Stewart swims the butterfly leg of the 200-yard individual medley at the Class 5A state meet. She finished 11th in the event. Photo by Martelle Luedecek/Luedecke Photography

Marble Falls, Burnet finish strong at state swim and dive meet

21 February 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Burnet and Marble Falls high schools made a splash at the Class 5A swimming and diving state meet with three top-11 finishes. The competition was Feb. 15-16 at the University of Texas at Austin. (more…)

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