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Blue Bonnet Cafe hosts fish fry for Marble Falls Area EMS

Blue Bonnet Cafe hosts fish fry for Marble Falls Area EMS

From Staff Reports Twice a year, the staff and crew of the Blue Bonnet Cafe shut down their regular menu for nothing but catfish. The hook, is that it’s done for a good cause — to raise money for the Marble Falls Area EMS. The fall edition of the EMS Fish Fry is 4-8 p.m. […]

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Marble Falls gives streets ‘no through truck traffic’ designation

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON As Marble Falls seeks a more pedestrian-friendly downtown and residents raise concerns about heavy truck traffic on two residential roads, the City Council designated parts of the city as “no through truck traffic.” The council approved the designation for Avenues G and F between 12th Street and RR 1431 on the east […]

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Marble Falls' property tax rate shrinks as economy grows

Marble Falls’ property tax rate shrinks as economy grows

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON The city of Marble Falls chipped off more from its property tax rate, something it has managed to do each of the past couple years. “I’m pretty excited about the tax rate and the city’s overall economic strength,” City Manager Mike Hodge said. “When I got here about four years ago, the […]

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Monique Breaux

Marble Falls rec coordinator training hard this summer

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Monique Breaux, recreation coordinator of the Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Department, spent her summer getting training and education with the aim of being a better public servant for residents and visitors. Breaux was one of two selected nationwide for a John C. Potts “Pottsie” Leadership Development scholarship to attend the […]

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Marble Falls Police Department holding town hall meeting

The Marble Falls Police Department is in the process of drafting its five-year strategic plan and looking for the public’s assistance. The department is holding a town hall meeting from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, September 19, at the public safety facility, 606 Avenue N in Marble Falls. Department officials will discuss the strategic plan and gather […]

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Marble Falls woman bitten by rabid fox; tips to stay safe

Marble Falls officials are asking people to take precautions with wild animals after a resident was bitten September 3 by a rabid fox. The city of Marble Falls and Marble Falls Animal Services reported that, on Tuesday, a resident went outside to find a fox attacking her puppy. The woman grabbed the puppy, but the […]

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Toddler and 76-year-old man killed in US 281 collision

Toddler and 76-year-old man killed in US 281 collision

A 17-month-old girl and a 76-year-old man died September 1 after the vehicles in which they were traveling crashed on U.S. 281 in Round Mountain. Emergency crews responded to the collision at about 5:20 p.m. that day. According to a Texas Department of Public Safety report, a 2017 Honda CRV driven by 76-year-old Stephen Kent […]

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Allan Hawley

Man who led law enforcement on long chase gets 55 years

A Cottonwood Shores man who led law enforcement on a chase through Marble Falls in February before crashing into a Marble Falls patrol vehicle in the Chick-fil-A parking lot on U.S. 281 will have up to 55 years to think about his actions. A Burnet County jury on August 20 convicted 53-year-old Allan Wayne Hawley […]

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Lakeside Park

Landscaping may delay Lakeside Park opening until September

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS While the city of Marble Falls hoped to reopen Lakeside Park later this summer, landscaping and irrigation work might delay it until September. During its regular meeting July 16, City Council approved a $210,232 bid by Myers Concrete Construction LP to do landscaping and irrigation work. The company is already handling […]

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Zachary Trueblood

Granite Shoals man arrested for online solicitation of minor

A 24-year-old Granite Shoals man was arrested and booked into the Burnet County jail July 4 on the charge of online solicitation of a minor (sexual contact). He also faces a possession of marijuana charge. The suspect bonded out later the same day. Suspect Zachary Cheyenne Trueblood allegedly told a Marble Falls police officer he […]

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Nancy Bassett, 94, retires after 8 decades as pianist

94-year-old pianist Nancy Bassett retires after 8 decades

Nancy Bassett’s fingers immediately dance across the black and white keys as she sits down at the piano at the First United Methodist Church of Marble Falls. Without opening a hymnal or looking at any sheet music, the 94-year-old pianist fills the room with song. “I don’t know, I just love music,” she said when […]

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Parents arrested after 1-year-old tests positive for meth

Parents arrested after 1-year-old tests positive for meth

FROM STAFF REPORTS After a drug test on a 1-year-old boy came back positive for meth, Marble Falls police charged his mother and stepfather with child endangerment. (more…)

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Marble Falls Main Street

State of downtown Marble Falls: Many changes afoot

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS If it’s been more than a week since your last visit to downtown Marble Falls, chances are it looks completely different to you. (more…)

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Marble Falls graduate returns home as tourism director

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Mackenzie White grew up in Marble Falls and spent her college years traveling the state and working in Washington, DC. Now, the 2012 Marble Falls High School graduate will lead the city and chamber’s efforts promoting the area as the director of Tourism and Marketing for the Marble Falls Convention and […]

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Marble Falls Sidewalk Master Plan

Marble Falls passes detailed sidewalks plan for grant

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The Marble Falls City Council passed a Sidewalk Master Plan on June 18 that would add nearly 10 miles of sidewalks to the 20 miles that already exist in the city limits. Current city sidewalks range in width from 4-10 feet and were installed by either the city, developers, or the […]

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Marble Falls moves from Stage 2 water restrictions to Stage 1

Marble Falls moves from Stage 2 water restrictions to Stage 1

FROM STAFF REPORTS Marble Falls Stage 2 water-use restrictions have been canceled as of June 14. The city announced it is also implementing Stage 1 voluntary restrictions. (more…)

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Ice truck rollover in Marble Falls

Icy situation in truck rollover on RR 1431, but no injuries

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS No one was injured in a truck rollover Friday morning on Ranch Road 1431 near the intersection of County Road 342C. The driver and passenger of the double-axle box truck climbed out of the vehicle after it came to rest on the driver’s side. They were soon back to work unloading […]

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Marble Falls sidewalk plan

Marble Falls seeks $500,000 sidewalk grant to connect schools, neighborhoods

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS A grant to build a network of sidewalks connecting three school campuses and their surrounding neighborhoods is in the works for Marble Falls. The city applied for more than $500,000 worth of sidewalk construction through the Texas Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School project. (more…)

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Luke Allen Mortensen, 29, of Marble Falls was booked into the Burnet County Jail on June 5 on charges of evading arrest, possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, reckless driving, and stalking.

High-speed pursuit by Marble Falls police started with harassment report

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON When Marble Falls police responded to a harassment call on Resource Parkway off US 281 on June 5, the suspect took officers on a high-speed chase to Granite Shoals and back again, reaching speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour. (more…)

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Marble Falls City Council

Alternate routes proposed to keep large trucks out of downtown Marble Falls

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Two pedestrians in the past 60 days have been hit by vehicles near US 281 and Second Street in Marble Falls. That sobering statistic from Marble Falls Police Chief Marc Whitacre caught the attention of City Council members during their regular meeting June 4. (more…)

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Gregg Ranch development

New Marble Falls housing development closer to construction

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Financing for a Public Improvement District on 242 acres of the Gregg Ranch development is edging closer to reality. (more…)

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Marble Falls school bus crash

Marble Falls school bus crash sends one person to hospital

FROM STAFF REPORTS A Cedar Park teen was transported to an Austin-area hospital after the SUV she was driving crashed into a Marble Falls Independent School District bus carrying 11 Colt Elementary School students Wednesday morning. (more…)

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Marble Falls City Council

Marble Falls, homeowners go back and forth on house’s safety

Correction: A previous version of this story said a police officer ordered the Dunnams to leave their home on October 18, 2018. It was actually a city staff member who was with the officer that day who asked them to leave. STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS For over 14 years, the city of Marble Falls has […]

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Marble Falls possible pedestrian bridge location

Marble Falls explores adding pedestrian bridge across US 281

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS What began as an idea for a gateway arch to welcome people to Marble Falls’ downtown area took quite the turn during the May 21 regular City Council meeting. A proposed arch to cross Third Street, welcoming visitors to downtown, turned into discussion of a possible pedestrian bridge to cross US […]

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Police warn residents over possible mountain lion sighting

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Marble Falls Police Department is urging residents to take precautions after it received an unconfirmed report of a mountain lion in a wooded area east of 400 Avenue N on May 8 in the early morning hours. (more…)

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Marble Falls implements less restrictive Stage 2 water rules

FROM STAFF REPORTS Marble Falls implemented Stage 2 water use restrictions effective May 3. The city has been under Stage 3 restrictions since April 5. (more…)

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