HIGHLAND LAKES NEWS BYTES: Pig starts fire; boat ramp unveiled

FROM STAFF REPORTS

These DailyTrib.com stories and more are coming up Monday, Jan. 26, on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune:

Pet pig starts fire

The Pedernales Fire Department snuffs a blaze sparked by a pet pig chewing through wires leading to an outdoor electric grill, investigators say. The incident happened about 2:30 p.m. Jan. 22 after a Spicewood homeowner noticed smoke outside the front porch deck at the residence in the 22,500 block of Spanish Dagger Trail in Travis County, a half-mile east of the Pedernales River Bridge. According to the report, firefighters contained the damage to the front porch and reported no injuries.

Boat ramp ready for launch in Cottonwood Shores

Cottonwood Shores city officials unveil a public boat ramp after thousands of dollars in renovations paid for with a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department matching grant. A ceremony is set for 1 p.m. Jan 27 at the ramp, 3729 Lakeview Drive in Cottonwood Shores on Lake Marble Falls. The structure is one of two public boat ramps on the waterway.

Book a singing Valentine

Looking for a way to show your sweetie just how much you love him or her on Valentine’s Day? Now’s the time to make a reservation for a singing Valentine by the Hill Country Blenders. A singing quartet will come to your home, business or even a restaurant in communities across the Highland Lakes and make your loved one swoon. The serenades are Feb. 13-14. The fee, benefitting the nonprofit organization, is $35. Call (325) 388-4446 to find out more.

Tune in at 6 a.m., 7 a.m., 8 a.m., noon, 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, to hear these stories on KBEY 103.9 FM or at KBEYFM.com for news headlines in the Highland Lakes.

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