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Blanco woman receives 30 years in 2016 death of toddler

FROM STAFF REPORTS BLANCO — A 24-year-old woman pleaded guilty in State District Judge Allan Garrett’s courtroom May 17 for her role in the 2016 death of her daughter. The judged sentenced Jamie Petronella to 30 years in prison for her guilty plea to injury to a child for failing to seek medical attention for […]

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Blanco ISD counselor's resignation effective immediately

Blanco ISD counselor’s resignation effective immediately

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER BLANCO — The Blanco Independent School District board of trustees on April 17 accepted the resignation effective immediately of a middle school counselor accused of having an improper relationship with a student. (more…)

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Blanco ISD board to eye suspension of counselor accused of improper relationship

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER BLANCO — School board officials are scheduled to vote April 17 on possible suspension without pay for a middle school counselor accused of having an improper relationship with a student. On April 11, Blanco Independent School District officials were notified about the arrest of 43-year-old Lisa Rogers, “accused of having […]

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Blanco County man receives life without parole for toddler's murder in 2016

Blanco County man receives life without parole for toddler’s murder in 2016

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR BURNET —  A Blanco County man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the 2016 murder of a 15-month-old child. (more…)

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Report: Post-wielding man attacks postal worker

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER BLANCO — Authorities have arrested a Spring Branch man accused of attacking two people, including a postal worker, and threatening Blanco County deputies after the incident, according to a sheriff’s investigator. (more…)

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Top 10 most-viewed Highland Lakes stories of 2016

Top 10 most-viewed Highland Lakes stories of 2016

We’ve seen a wide range of stories in the Highland Lakes in 2016. New businesses and developments were a popular topic this year. With that, transportation issues also were addressed. Stories about crime and law enforcement are always widely read, too. We took a look back at stories posted to DailyTrib.com this year and ranked […]

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DA’s office gets funding for potential Blanco death penalty case

DA’s office gets funding for potential Blanco death penalty case

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER BLANCO — The Texas Governor’s Office awarded the 33rd/424th Judicial District Attorney’s Office a $223,000 grant Dec. 13 for costs associated with an upcoming capital murder trial that could potentially result in the state seeking the death penalty, officials said. (more…)

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Three cities receive state money for infrastructure in low-income neighborhoods

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The cities of Blanco, Granite Shoals and Marble Falls will receive hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant money from the Texas Department of Agricluture towards water and wastewater treatment system upgrades in low-income neighborhoods. For Central Texas, state officials awarded as much as $2 million to […]

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