Home prices climbed in 2018, while sales fell from 2017

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The Highland Lakes housing market slowed slightly in 2018 but saw median prices continue to increase. (more…)

Marble Falls City Council sinks boat ramp fees, selects street signs for downtown

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The Marble Falls City Council debated a boat launch fee and selected a design for downtown street signs during its regular meeting Jan. 15. (more…)

First beams going in at RM 2900 bridge construction site

FROM STAFF REPORTS The first beams for the RM 2900 bridge began being placed Jan. 17. Ten 80-foot-long beams will be set on the bridge’s first two spans on the north side of the Llano River. (more…)

Marble Falls teacher misses out on big prize, but ‘Deal or No Deal’ contestant still a winner

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO “Bryce Gage, you made a bad deal.” That statement came from Howie Mandel, host of the TV game show “Deal or No Deal,” at the end of the Jan. 16 episode featuring the Marble Falls High School choir teacher. (more…)

Filing starts for spots on Highland Lakes school boards

FROM STAFF REPORTS While they don’t always get a lot of appreciation, the Highland Lakes public school board members help guide the educational direction of thousands of students. It’s actually a pretty important role in the community. (more…)

Cities accepting candidate applications for mayor, council

FROM STAFF REPORTS Jan. 16 is the first day candidate applications may be submitted for city elections May 4. City council members and the mayor are up for re-election in Burnet, Granite Shoals, Llano, and Marble Falls. (more…)

The Picayune newspaper growing into monthly magazine

The Picayune is growing up — again. In its almost 28 years as the eyes, ears, and voice of the Highland Lakes, The Picayune has evolved with the times. Jan. 30 will be the last edition of The Picayune newspaper to be thrown on your doorstep. Next month, look in your mailbox for The Picayune […]

Former Llano quarterback Layton Rabb entering NFL Draft

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Layton Rabb bet on himself and won. That has been the great lesson for the athlete since graduating from Llano High School in 2014. (more…)

Home prices climbed in 2018, while sales fell from 2017

Home prices climbed in 2018, while sales fell from 2017

18 January 2019

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The Highland Lakes housing market slowed slightly in 2018 but saw median prices continue to increase. (more…)

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Mild Friday turns into cold, windy weekend with some rain

Mild Friday turns into cold, windy weekend with some rain

18 January 2019

FROM STAFF REPORTS Enjoy a mild Friday while you can because a cold front this evening will drop weekend highs into the 50s, according to the National Weather Service. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 11-17, 2019

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 11-17, 2019

18 January 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Jan. 11-17, 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 the period of Jan. 7-13, 2019

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 7-13, 2019

18 January 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Jan. 7-13, 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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Marble Falls City Council approved this design for downtown street signs during its Jan. 15 regular meeting. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Marble Falls City Council sinks boat ramp fees, selects street signs for downtown

17 January 2019

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The Marble Falls City Council debated a boat launch fee and selected a design for downtown street signs during its regular meeting Jan. 15. (more…)

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On Jan. 17, construction crews began placing the first beams on the RM 2900 bridge in Kingsland. The Texas Department of Transportation expects the project to be completed in April. Staff photo by Jared Fields

First beams going in at RM 2900 bridge construction site

17 January 2019

FROM STAFF REPORTS The first beams for the RM 2900 bridge began being placed Jan. 17. Ten 80-foot-long beams will be set on the bridge’s first two spans on the north side of the Llano River. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School choir director Bryce Gage walked away with $69,000 and a 55-inch TV as a contestant on 'Deal or No Deal' on Jan. 16. Gage is shown with Howie Mandel, the show’s host, during the taping in August. Photos by John Daly/CNBC

Marble Falls teacher misses out on big prize, but ‘Deal or No Deal’ contestant still a winner

17 January 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO “Bryce Gage, you made a bad deal.” That statement came from Howie Mandel, host of the TV game show “Deal or No Deal,” at the end of the Jan. 16 episode featuring the Marble Falls High School choir teacher. (more…)

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Alzheimer's Texas education and consultant specialist Stephen Catoe will teach the Feil Validation Method to dementia patient caregivers in a free program Jan. 23. Courtesy photo

Dementia patient caregivers can learn validation method at free Marble Falls program

17 January 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Caregivers of those living with dementia who want to improve communications with their loved ones are invited to a free Lunch and Learn sponsored by Alzheimer’s Texas. (more…)

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