State of Texas sues Double Horn over recent incorporation

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The future of the newest city in Texas is in doubt. The state of Texas, through Attorney General Ken Paxton, filed a lawsuit against the city of Double Horn on March 1. (more…)

Small Business Administration closing local flood victim outreach offices

FROM STAFF REPORTS U.S. Small Business Administration officials announced they are closing the Disaster Loan Outreach Offices in Burnet and Llano counties. (more…)

Vintage Burnet aircraft getting fresh coats of paint in project

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Four static display aircraft at the Burnet Municipal Airport are getting a major makeover in the coming weeks. (more…)

Granite Shoals extends deadline for youth soccer field at Highland Lakes Elementary

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Soccer enthusiasts looking to get on the pitch at Highland Lakes Elementary School later this year might have to wait an additional 12 months after the city of Granite Shoals extended a timeline to build youth fields at the campus. (more…)

Llano girl springs into action, saving siblings and pets from fire

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The morning of March 12 started just like any other for Llano High School freshman Abby Machuga. She awoke in her Llano home before her three younger siblings and was eating cereal. Her parents, Lisa and Frank Machuga, had left for work. (more…)

TCEQ warns Cassie water customers about nitrate level; contaminant could harm infants

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality notified Cassie Water System customers that the water exceeded the Maximum Contaminant Level for nitrate. (more…)

$100K donation to Highland Lakes Crisis Network rebuilding two flood-damaged homes

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON The Highland Lakes Crisis Network had identified two houses — one in Burnet County and the other in Llano County — that, due to damage from the October 2018 flood and current flood plain, would have to be torn down and rebuilt. (more…)

City takes over July 4 fireworks show on Lake Marble Falls

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO While Marble Falls businesswoman Judy Miller won’t admit she probably helped save the annual Marble Falls Fourth of July Fireworks in 2009, she definitely played a big role in resurrecting the celebration. (more…)

The state of Texas sued the city of Double Horn, claiming the recent incorporation of the city was invalid and failed to comply with statutory requirements. File photo

State of Texas sues Double Horn over recent incorporation

20 March 2019

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The future of the newest city in Texas is in doubt. The state of Texas, through Attorney General Ken Paxton, filed a lawsuit against the city of Double Horn on March 1. (more…)

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Small Business Administration closing local flood victim outreach offices

Small Business Administration closing local flood victim outreach offices

20 March 2019

FROM STAFF REPORTS U.S. Small Business Administration officials announced they are closing the Disaster Loan Outreach Offices in Burnet and Llano counties. (more…)

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Texas Green Blast is media blasting the four static aircraft on display at the Burnet Municipal Airport over the next couple weeks as part of the city’s Airport Static Display Restoration Project. The aircraft will be blasted with recycled crushed glass, coated with primer then painted to last for decades. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Vintage Burnet aircraft getting fresh coats of paint in project

19 March 2019

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Four static display aircraft at the Burnet Municipal Airport are getting a major makeover in the coming weeks. (more…)

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Currently, Highland Lakes Elementary School students play soccer on campus on this field, located to the left of the main building. But a partnership between the city of Granite Shoals and Marble Falls Independent School District to build one or more fields will change that. Council members voted to extend the deadline to create a soccer field to Sept. 1, 2020. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Granite Shoals extends deadline for youth soccer field at Highland Lakes Elementary

19 March 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Soccer enthusiasts looking to get on the pitch at Highland Lakes Elementary School later this year might have to wait an additional 12 months after the city of Granite Shoals extended a timeline to build youth fields at the campus. (more…)

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The remains of Abby and Anna Machuga’s bedroom (left) and a hallway (right) after a fire raged through their home March 12. Courtesy photo

Llano girl springs into action, saving siblings and pets from fire

18 March 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The morning of March 12 started just like any other for Llano High School freshman Abby Machuga. She awoke in her Llano home before her three younger siblings and was eating cereal. Her parents, Lisa and Frank Machuga, had left for work. (more…)

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Llano County Jail bookings for period of March 3-10, 2019

Llano County Jail bookings for period of March 3-10, 2019

18 March 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of March 3-10, 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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Burnet County Jail bookings for period of March 8-14, 2019

Burnet County Jail bookings for period of March 8-14, 2019

18 March 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of March 8-14, 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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TCEQ warns Cassie water customers about nitrate level; contaminant could harm infants

TCEQ warns Cassie water customers about nitrate level; contaminant could harm infants

15 March 2019

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality notified Cassie Water System customers that the water exceeded the Maximum Contaminant Level for nitrate. (more…)

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