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Planned Park Road 4 work unaffected by recent wildfire; RR 2147 work almost done

Planned Park Road 4 work unaffected by recent wildfire; RR 2147 work almost done

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS BURNET — Days after a wildfire burned 557 acres near Inks Lake State Park in Burnet County, the Texas Department of Transportation announced a $2 million contract to resurface Park Road 4 from U.S. 281 to CR 116. (more…)

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Cottonwood Shores fire chief resigns; board appoints interim

FROM STAFF REPORTS COTTONWOOD SHORES — The fire chief for the Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department tendered his resignation, and board members appointed a new chief, officials said. Travis Hockensmith resigned after accepting a full-time job and announcing plans to enter the master’s degree program at the University of Texas in San Antonio. (more…)

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The first graduating class of the culinary arts program prepared dishes toward their final exam on March 8 at Saucy’s Catering in Cottonwood. Pictured are graduates Marissa Carrillo (left) and Lindsay Parker, chef and course instructor Luciana McKeown of Saucy’s Catering, and students Shadow Crouch, Josh Yocum and Manuel Bravo. Courtesy photo

Cottonwood Shores culinary school serves up hospitality workforce

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER COTTONWOOD SHORES —  Creating a tasty whiskey tarragon sauce could very well launch Josh Yocum’s career as a future chef. Yocum and four other students were the first graduating class March 8 of a culinary arts program that offers free tuition through Central Texas College for individuals trying to enter new […]

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National Night Out is 5-7 p.m. Oct. 6 at Johnson Park in Marble Falls. Other communities in the Highland Lakes are also celebrating the annual neighborhood safety event. File photo

Highland Lakes communities celebrate National Night Out

MARBLE FALLS — One of the best ways to prevent crime is by getting to know your neighbors; that way, you tend to look out for each other. On Oct. 6, the annual National Night Out is a great way to do just that. Several Highland Lakes communities, including Marble Falls, Burnet and Cottonwood Shores, […]

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Cottonwood Shores fire service contract lapses; deal in works

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER COTTONWOOD SHORES — A contract bid between the Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department and the city has lapsed, prompting extended negotiations and a potential “performance-based” agreement tied to the agency’s training and staff, officials say. The deadline to renew the annual contract ended Sept. 30; however, the volunteer agency’s board […]

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RR 2147 in Cottonwood Shores

Expect delays as TxDOT crews reduce RR 2147 traffic to one lane

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER COTTONWOOD SHORES — Taking a trip along RR 2147 West will take motorists a bit longer as road crews reduce traffic to one lane, alternating traffic flow to work on a turn-lane project, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. (more…)

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El Jardin Restaurant in Cottonwood Shores

Authorities raid restaurant on RR 2147, seize drugs and cash

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY  — Local, county and federal investigators raided a restaurant Aug. 26, arrested two suspects and seized cash and drugs, police reported. The raid happened at 6 p.m. at El Jardin Restaurant, located in the 4900 block of RR 2147 West, and involved the Horseshoe Bay Police Department, the Burnet County […]

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Hill Country Community Theatre celebrates 30th with Broadway

FROM STAFF REPORTS COTTONWOOD SHORES — After three decades of bringing great live theater to the Highland Lakes, the Hill Country Community Theatre is celebrating with a Broadway Revue. The Hill Country Community Theatre Players will kick off the event at 3 p.m. June 7. They’ll perform Broadway songs that have been produced at HCCT […]

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Ex-Cottonwood Shores chief surrenders peace officer license

Ex-Cottonwood Shores chief surrenders peace officer license

FROM STAFF REPORTS COTTONWOOD SHORES — After two incidents that required other police agencies to investigate his behavior, former Cottonwood Shores police chief Thomas Williams gave up his peace officer license in an agreement with local prosecutors. (more…)

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Cottonwood Shores police chief under investigation regarding domestic disturbance

FROM STAFF REPORTS COTTONWOOD SHORES — Cottonwood Shores officials will consider accepting the police chief’s resignation during a meeting April 16 after he was allegedly involved in a domestic disturbance in March. (more…)

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap"
WHEN: April 23-May with performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2:15 p.m. Sundays
ADMISSION: $20 for adults and $10 for children and students with ID
FOR TICKETS: Call (830) 798-8944 or go to www.thehcct.org

Murder mystery ‘Mousetrap’ keeps audiences guessing until the end

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR COTTONWOOD SHORES — The thrill of a mystery is trying to figure out “whodunnit” before the heroic sleuth. But when Agatha Christie is the brains behind the story, you might walk out of the theater saying, “I never saw that coming.” (more…)

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Cottonwood Shores police chief on leave pending investigation

FROM STAFF REPORTS COTTONWOOD SHORES — City officials have placed Cottonwood Shores Police Chief Tom Williams on administrative leave with pay pending an undisclosed investigation, according to Mayor Donald Orr. (more…)

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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: (more…)

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HIGHLAND LAKES NEWS BYTES: Rain, downtown upkeep, falling fuel prices

COMPILED BY CONNIE SWINNEY In Highland Lakes headlines, recent rains spark interest on a drought update, two police agencies take aim at crime in their neighborhoods and two cities provide updates on revitalization projects connected to historic districts. These DailyTrib.com stories and more are coming up Friday, Jan. 23, on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune. […]

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Cottonwood Shores police chief wants to hear ‘good, bad, ugly’

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — New Cottonwood Shores Police Chief Tom Williams wants to introduce himself to the community during a town hall meeting Jan. 7. (more…)

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The cast for the Hill Country Community Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol” includes Kellan Koch (left), Martha Good, Gus Henry, Glen Bird, Patrick Lescarbeau, Grace Ann Todd, Ocean Fillingim and Cindy Callihan. The adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic runs Dec. 4-14 at the theater, 4003 FM 2147 in Cottonwood Shores. Courtesy photo

Same story but different telling in local theater’s ‘Christmas Carol’

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR COTTONWOOD SHORES — Charles Dickens’ story “A Christmas Carol” is brought to life every holiday season on theater stages across the country. And why not? Both the book and the play give a great lesson about Christmas. But we all know it, so why do it again? (more…)

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Castlerock Market and Art Bazaar opens Oct. 25-26 on FM 2147 in Cottonwood Shores. Vendors from the area will sell homemade goods and crafts each weekend through the middle of December. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Cottonwood Shores market and bazaar opens this weekend

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — What started as an idea will become reality Oct. 25 and 26 in Cottonwood Shores. A new outdoor market featuring about 20 booths opens in Cottonwood Shores on FM 2147 at the old Java Bean coffee shop. (more…)

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Cottonwood Shores eyes retail expansion with a new business on the horizon

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES – The Cottonwood Shores City Council cleared the way Aug. 21 for a new business to come to town. The council released easements in six lots on FM 1431 for a Dollar General. (more…)

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Cottonwood Shores regains fire department’s service after contract agreement with city

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — The Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department is in service after agreeing with the city council on a new contract. The council signed the contract during a special meeting Oct. 24 after negotiations continued past the new fiscal year. The department, without a contract, had decided not to […]

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Contract dispute leaves Cottonwood Shores without aid of volunteer fire department

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — For now, the Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department is not responding to fire emergencies or city ordinance violation calls within the city limits. EMS service is not affected. (more…)

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Police look for suspect in Cottonwood Shores bar assault; victim has broken jaw

FROM STAFF REPORTS  COTTONWOOD SHORES — A Marble Falls man is recovering from jaw surgery, while authorities search for a suspect who allegedly assaulted the victim at a local restaurant and tavern, investigators said. The incident happened about 1 a.m. Sept. 8 at On the Rocks, located on Cottonwood Drive just off FM 2147, according […]

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Cottonwood Shores council adds member, OKs treasurer’s resignation and more

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — The City Council added a council member, approved the resignation of the city treasurer and gave more responsibilities to Mayor Donald Orr during its regular meeting July 18. Cheryl Trinidad will fill the council seat vacated in June when Mary Ann Houser resigned for a job out […]

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Hill Country Community Theatre holding auditions for ‘Dixie Swim Club’

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR COTTONWOOD SHORES — Have you ever dreamed of standing in the spotlight while people applauded your acting performance? Or maybe you used to do a little acting (after all, you played Linus in “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ in middle school), and you’ve been looking for a way back […]

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Changes continue for Cottonwood Shores leadership

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — Changes continue within Cottonwood Shores as the City Council looks to move forward after the resignation of a council member and fill the vacant city administrator position. (more…)

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Bring your sweetheart to ‘Funny Valentines’ at Hill Country Community Theatre

COTTONWOOD SHORES — Flowers and candy are nice, but what about a night at the theater this Valentine’s Day? A night at the Hill Country Community Theatre’s production of “Funny Valentines” will say “you’re special” in a unique and entertaining way. (more…)

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Music fills the nightlife in Highland Lakes

With everything from blues to country to rock to swing, music venues in the Highland Lakes feature live musicians almost every night of the week. It doesn’t have to be New Year’s Eve to go out and have a good time in the Highland Lakes! (more…)

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