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Fireworks

Fireworks are fun but not always legal; check before you celebrate

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON While the Fourth of July is a day for celebration, often with fireworks, local officials are reminding Highland Lakes residents that most cities don’t allow the use, sale, or even possession of them within municipalities. (more…)

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Independence Day forecast calls for chance of wet weather and cooler temperatures

Independence Day forecast calls for chance of wet weather and cooler temperatures

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — After the onslaught of triple-digit temperatures, there appears to be some relief in sight July 4, although it might dampen your celebrations a bit. (more…)

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Buckle up. Texas Department of Public Safety troopers as well as other law enforcement agencies will be out in force July 3-4 to ensure safety on the roadways.

Texas DPS warns motorists to avoid bad behavior during July 4 holiday; troopers out in force

FROM STAFF REPORTS AUSTIN — From drunken and distracted driving to seatbelt and speeding violations, bad behavior on the area’s roadways will be on the radar of Texas Department of Public Safety troopers July 3-4. (more…)

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What’s open and closed July 4? City offices, trash pickup, grocery stores, pharmacies

What’s open and closed July 4? City offices, trash pickup, grocery stores, pharmacies

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — While the federal government recognizes July 4 as one of five national holidays, not everyone will have the day off. In fact, at least one service in the Highland Lakes will operate as normal: trash pickup. (more…)

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Lake LBJ

LCRA: Highland Lakes boaters should be extra cautious July 4

MARBLE FALLS — With fireworks displays illuminating the skies over lakes Marble Falls and LBJ on July 4, plenty of folks plan to get the best seats in the house — on their boats. But this means added boat traffic at night when water travel is more dangerous. (more…)

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Highland Lakes are packed with July 4 revelers

Boaters and revelers enjoy Lake LBJ on the Fourth of July. The Highland Lakes offered plenty of fun during the holiday weekend. Photo courtesy of Down to Earth Aerial Photography

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Stay safe when handling fireworks July 4

SHERRY BROWN • SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM BURNET — With the celebration of our nation July 4 comes good food, family, friends and, of course, fireworks. Each year, festivities are cut short by mishaps resulting in burns, loss of eyesight and other injuries from fireworks. The safest way to prevent related injuries is to leave fireworks […]

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Llano making noise with Rock’n River Fest Fireworks

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — Imagine relaxing on the grounds of Badu Park and enjoying a spectacular fireworks display with the city of Llano and Llano River Bridge serving as a backdrop. Well, there’s no need to dream because on July 4 at dark, that’s just what you can do as the city […]

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Johnson City will Spangle Dangle for the Fourth of July

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR JOHNSON CITY — With so much fun and celebrating going on in Johnson City for July 4, the annual Spangle Dangle festival is stretching out over two days. “We have so much going on, we needed to make it a two-day event,” said Dale Hardy, a Spangle Dangle organizer. “We’re […]

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Members of four Highland Lakes area churches are combining their voices July 3 at First United Methodist Church of Marble Falls, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive in Marble Falls, for a patriotic concert celebrating the Fourth of July. The concert, 'Sweet Land of Liberty,' is 7 p.m. with free admission. Courtesy photo

Churches join voices for ‘Sweet Land of Liberty’

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When Joni Bedard, the music director at First United Methodist Church of Marble Falls, looked at the calendar earlier in the year, she thought about the approaching July 4 holiday. The church hadn’t held a patriotic concert in a couple of years, and Bedard decided it was […]

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Community is spark behind success of Marble Falls fireworks

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When it comes to the Marble Falls Community Fireworks, it all starts with the community. “This really is a community-supported event,” organizer Judy Miller said. “This is the second year we’ve been, basically, community funded.” (more…)

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Tiny Kingsland makes big noise with Aqua Boom

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — Each year on July 4, people from across the Highland Lakes and beyond descend upon the Lake LBJ lakeside community of Kingsland. And for good reasons. Kingsland knows how to throw a great birthday party for the United States of America. And everybody’s invited to Aqua Boom. (more…)

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King of the Hill Mud Races in Llano kick up Fourth of July fun

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — While one event might have bitten the dust, for now, another will continue to spray dust all over attendees. King of the Hill Mud Races will be conducted July 5 for the 11th consecutive year. It’s a fundraiser that helps to light Christmas park in the city. And […]

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