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Closed since Oct. 16, Lake Marble Falls will reopen to the public at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13. Lake LBJ will remain closed until at least Friday, Nov. 16, according to the Lower Colorado River Authority. Staff photo by Jared Fields

LCRA to reopen Lake Marble Falls to public use on Nov. 13

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Lower Colorado River Authority will reopen Lakes Marble Falls to recreational use at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13. (more…)

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Lake LBJ will remain closed until least Nov. 16, the Lower Colorado River Authority announced Nov. 9. Staff photo Jared Fields

LCRA will keep lakes Marble Falls and LBJ closed for now

FROM STAFF REPORTS Lakes Marble Falls and LBJ will not open Nov. 9, according to the Lower Colorado River Authority.  (more…)

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The Lower Colorado River Authority lowered Lake LBJ in 2017 so lakeside property owners could remove debris and maintain or repair docks, retaining walls, and other infrastructure. The authority is planning another drawdown of the lake, along with Lake Marble Falls, beginning Dec. 30 so property owners can clean up following historic flooding. File photo

LCRA drawdowns of lakes LBJ and Marble Falls begin Dec. 30

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Lower Colorado River Authority will lower lakes LBJ and Marble Falls starting Dec. 30 for about eight weeks to assist lakeside property owners recovering from recent historic flooding along the Colorado and Llano rivers. (more…)

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Marble Falls city leaders announced Dec. 5 they will expand two existing boat ramps instead of building a new one in another area of Lake Marble Falls. File photo

Marble Falls opts to expand two boat ramps as a third one closes

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — City officials have chosen to expand two existing boat ramp access points instead of building a new one in light of the eventual closure of the Lakeside Park ramp due to redevelopment on Lake Marble Falls. (more…)

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The Marble Falls City Council could decide the fate of the Lakeside Park boat ramp Dec. 5 at its regular meeting. File photo

Marble Falls City Council mulls Lakeside Park boat ramp’s fate

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — City leaders tasked with coming up with an alternative to the pending closure of the Lakeside Park boat ramp have detailed some options in connection with the community amenity. (more…)

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Marble Falls city leaders announced Dec. 5 they will expand two existing boat ramps instead of building a new one in another area of Lake Marble Falls. File photo

Marble Falls officials eye possible relocation of boat ramp

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — City leaders have drafted plans to reinvent Lakeside Park — including adding a hotel/conference center — which has hastened the potential relocation of a boat ramp to another area of Lake Marble Falls. (more…)

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Concept plans for a potential new conference center and hotel along Lake Marble Falls. Courtesy illustrations

Hotel developer signs Marble Falls EDC contract tied to jobs and profits

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Developers of a hotel conference center project have agreed in a contract to create several dozen jobs and pay a portion of profits to the city on land adjacent to Lake Marble Falls, officials say. (more…)

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Woman, two children escape submerged truck in Lake Marble Falls

Woman, two children escape submerged truck in Lake Marble Falls

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A woman and two young children safely escaped from a truck that submerged itself in Lake Marble Falls while the driver was attempting to load a boat onto a trailer, emergency crews reported. (more…)

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Invasive weeds in Lake Marble Falls threaten water intake, swimmers

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Invasive water weeds, including hydrilla and milfoil, have clogged municipal water-intake systems this summer and caused concerns about swimming and recreational activities on the Highland Lakes, officials say. (more…)

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Stand-up paddle boarding offers different view of Lake Marble Falls

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Surf’s up on Lake Marble Falls, so grab your board and get ready to have some fun. OK, it’s not exactly a breaking surf, and the board requires a paddle, but if you’re looking for a change of pace, give stand-up paddle boarding a try. (more…)

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Body of 58-year-old man pulled from Lake Marble Falls

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Investigators are trying to determine the circumstances surrounding the death of a man pulled from Lake Marble Falls just off the 400 block of Los Escondidos Drive on Nov. 11. The identity of the man has not been released by the Burnet County Sheriff’s Office. (more…)

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Almost 800 fish killed in second U.S. 281 bridge blast, TPWD reports

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The April 5 blast that demolished the remaining two piers of the old U.S. 281 bridge might have gone largely unnoticed above water. But below the surface of Lake Marble Falls, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reported 798 fish killed as a result of the explosion. […]

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Lake Marble Falls Lakeside Park

Visit Lake Marble Falls — a lot of fun in a small package

Though it is the smallest lake in the upper Highland Lakes chain, Lake Marble Falls packs a lot of fun into its 611 acres. The biggest selling point of the little lake is that while water levels fluctuate on the two largest lakes, Buchanan and Travis, Lake Marble Falls remains mostly steady at 737 feet […]

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Bring your home to the hills in an RV

Recreational vehicles allow people to experience the Highland Lakes at their own pace and with their own place. Whether you plan to stay a few days or several months, RVs offer lots of flexibility and many of the comforts of home. (more…)

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