Flooding claims one life, destroys 2900 bridge in Kingsland, forces evacuations

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON Unprecedented is how some are describing the torrential flooding that has killed one person, destroyed the RR 2900 bridge in Kingsland, and forced the evacuation of hundreds of people across the Highland Lakes. (more…)

Residents affected by flooding find shelter at area facilities

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Highland Lakes residents who had to evacuate homes were grateful to several facilities in Marble Falls and the surrounding area that offered meals and shelter as they awaited word they could return to their homes. (more…)

FLOOD NEWS: Highland Lakes shelters for people and pets

  SHELTERS OPEN TO PEOPLE EVACUATING First Baptist Church, 505 S. Phillips Ranch Road in Granite Shoals Meadowlakes City Hall, 177 Broadmoor in Meadowlakes, (830) 693-2951. Cottonwood Shores Civic Center at 4111 Cottonwood Drive The Church at Horseshoe Bay, 600 Hi Ridge, (830) 598-8390 First Baptist Church of Marble Falls, 901 La Ventana Drive Burnet […]

Program in Kingsland to address inadequacies, insecurity of current voting system

BY CHARLIE VINCENT • SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM Robert Sheldon is passionate about voting and the sanctity and security of the ballot box. (more…)

Front brings cold temperatures, flooding, and road closures across the Highland Lakes

FROM STAFF REPORTS Steady rain across the Highland Lakes filled streams and creeks, forcing the closure of numerous roads Oct. 15. (more…)

Marble Falls boys and girls cross-country teams advance to 5A regional meet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO One moment symbolized the fight of the Marble Falls High School cross-country team at the District 17-5A meet Oct. 12 in Pflugerville.  (more…)

Cold front will drop highs to the low 50s next week and bring more thunderstorms

FROM STAFF REPORTS Can you say, “Brrrr?” The first major cold front of the season will cut across the Highland Lakes on Oct. 14. (more…)

School shootings put safety front and center at MFISD; $55M bond goes before voters

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON Columbine brought campus safety to the forefront; Sandy Hook forced school officials to take those protocols to a level unlike any seen before. (more…)

Floodwaters washed away the RR 2900 bridge in Kingsland.

Flooding claims one life, destroys 2900 bridge in Kingsland, forces evacuations

16 October 2018

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON Unprecedented is how some are describing the torrential flooding that has killed one person, destroyed the RR 2900 bridge in Kingsland, and forced the evacuation of hundreds of people across the Highland Lakes. (more…)

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Bobbi Green and Duchess make their way into the foyer of First Baptist Church of Marble Falls. The two hope to return to their home in Highland Haven soon. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro

Residents affected by flooding find shelter at area facilities

16 October 2018

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Highland Lakes residents who had to evacuate homes were grateful to several facilities in Marble Falls and the surrounding area that offered meals and shelter as they awaited word they could return to their homes. (more…)

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FLOOD NEWS: Highland Lakes shelters for people and pets

FLOOD NEWS: Highland Lakes shelters for people and pets

16 October 2018

  SHELTERS OPEN TO PEOPLE EVACUATING First Baptist Church, 505 S. Phillips Ranch Road in Granite Shoals Meadowlakes City Hall, 177 Broadmoor in Meadowlakes, (830) 693-2951. Cottonwood Shores Civic Center at 4111 Cottonwood Drive The Church at Horseshoe Bay, 600 Hi Ridge, (830) 598-8390 First Baptist Church of Marble Falls, 901 La Ventana Drive Burnet […]

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Flooding in Meadowlakes. Staff photo by Jennifer Greenwell

Flooding and evacuation news

16 October 2018

Please go to the DailyTrib.com Facebook page for up-to-date flooding and evacuation alerts or tune in to KBEY 103.9 FM or KBEYFM.com.

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Program in Kingsland to address inadequacies, insecurity of current voting system

Program in Kingsland to address inadequacies, insecurity of current voting system

15 October 2018

BY CHARLIE VINCENT • SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM Robert Sheldon is passionate about voting and the sanctity and security of the ballot box. (more…)

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Numerous roads were closed in Marble Falls on Oct. 15 after the city received almost 2 inches of rain. This gate on Second Street was closed as of 2:15 p.m. Monday. A full map of area road closures can be viewed at atxfloods.com. Staff photo by Jennifer Greenwell

Front brings cold temperatures, flooding, and road closures across the Highland Lakes

15 October 2018

FROM STAFF REPORTS Steady rain across the Highland Lakes filled streams and creeks, forcing the closure of numerous roads Oct. 15. (more…)

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Median prices for homes sold up in September from 2017

Median prices for homes sold up in September from 2017

15 October 2018

FROM STAFF REPORTS The September housing report from the Highland Lakes Association of Realtors shows close to a 25 percent increase in median prices for homes sold compared to September 2017. (more…)

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A triumphant group of Marble Falls High School cross-country runners celebrate finishing third overall in the varsity boys and varsity girls team standings. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls boys and girls cross-country teams advance to 5A regional meet

15 October 2018

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO One moment symbolized the fight of the Marble Falls High School cross-country team at the District 17-5A meet Oct. 12 in Pflugerville.  (more…)

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