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Crews battle two wildfires as combined scorched-earth tally surpasses 2,500 acres

Crews battle two wildfires as combined scorched-earth tally surpasses 2,500 acres

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO COUNTY — Llano County emergency officials launched into action July 18 as the second of two large wildfires continued to rage through an undeveloped area northwest of a Blanco County blaze. (more…)

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UPDATE: Blanco County wildfire spreads across 775 acres

UPDATE: Blanco County wildfire spreads across 775 acres

UPDATE: As of 4 p.m. July 18, the wildfire had expanded and scorched approximately 775 acres, according to fire officials on the scene. The advancing blaze has prompted crews to launch a series of water drops on the scene.   STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY ROUND MOUNTAIN — Texas A&M Forest Service crews descended on a […]

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DPS: Car driving erratically just before fatal US 281 crash on July 3

DPS: Car driving erratically just before fatal US 281 crash on July 3

UPDATE: This story was updated July 10 to include the names of the victims.   STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY ROUND MOUNTAIN — Two people in a car reportedly driving erratically died July 3 after a Texas Department of Public Safety pursuit and collision with two other vehicles on U.S. 281 in Blanco County, according to […]

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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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Blanco County authorities need help finding rural burglars

JOHNSON CITY — Blanco County investigators are on the trail of a possible burglary operation where more than $40,000 of items were stolen from a residence in a single incident.

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Social media helps track Blanco County sex assault suspect to San Antonio

Social media helps track Blanco County sex assault suspect to San Antonio

FROM STAFF REPORTS SAN ANTONIO — Authorities arrested a Blanco County kidnapping and sexual assault suspect Aug. 18 using social media to coax him to surrender in Bexar County, officials say. (more…)

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