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Lakeside Park beach could be ready by next summer; boat ramp improvements also planned

Lakeside Park beach could be ready by next summer; boat ramp improvements also planned

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — If all goes according to plans recently unveiled at the Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Commission meeting, Lakeside Park will have a 400-foot sandy beach as early as next June. The beach would be located between Lake Marble Falls and Lakeside Pavilion. (more…)

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Data gathered counting boat ramp use in Marble Falls compared boating activity at the community’s amenities located in three parks, including Johnson Park. Photo copyright of city of Marble Falls

Survey says most popular boat ramp in Marble Falls is …

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — The results of a camera-tracked survey that collected usage data revealed that Johnson Park has the most-used boat ramp — and the set-to-be-relocated Lakeside Park’s ramp is not far behind. (more…)

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Additions are coming to veterans memorial at Johnson Park in Marble Falls, including military flags and a Warrior's Walk trail. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Military flags, Warrior’s Walk coming to Johnson Park veterans memorial

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — To continue honoring those who donned a uniform for this nation, the Marble Falls Rotary Club is adding to the veterans memorial area at Johnson Park. The project will add flags from each of the five branches of the military as well as a Warrior’s Walk trail. […]

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Marble Falls celebrates Johnson Park’s legacy honor

Marble Falls celebrates Johnson Park’s legacy honor

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — As Bessie Jackson recounted how Johnson Park impacted the Marble Falls community, she shared the story of how, more than 120 years ago, the congregation of St. Frederick Baptist Church first met under some trees in the park. She quickly pointed out that the park hasn’t just welcomed church […]

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Trees fall at Johnson Park

Drought, high winds bring down trees at Johnson Park in Marble Falls

PHOTO 1: A large, old pecan tree in Johnson Park fell over May 25. Crew members with the Marble Falls Parks and Recreation Department worked May 28 to cut the tree (and another not shown) into small enough pieces to be carried away. Parks and Recreation officials cited stress from the ongoing drought and high […]

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