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The National Park Service has temporarily closed the Texas White House, part of the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, due to structural and safety issues. Photo by NPS

LBJ park’s Texas White House temporarily shuts its doors due to structural issues

STONEWALL – The National Park Service is temporarily closing the Texas White House and the adjacent pool house until further notice due to health and safety concerns arising from structural issues. Both facilities are part of Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park. (more…)

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A sign on the entry gate alerted visitors that Inks Dam National Fish Hatchery, just off Park Road 4 in Burnet County, is closed to the public. The hatchery is one of three federally operated facilities or parks located in the Upper Highland Lakes under the umbrella of the U.S. Department of the Interior that closed Oct. 1 and furloughed workers because of lack of government funding. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Government shutdown closes national parks and facilities in Highland Lakes

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Project Leader Paul Dorman takes his responsibilities at Inks Dam National Fish Hatchery seriously, even after the federal government closed the facility to the public and cut staff from four to one person following a government shutdown Oct. 1. “My  task is to make sure … the infrastructure […]

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