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The Kingsland Fitness Center, 2132 RR 1431, is hosting a Pushups for Charity event 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 6. Courtesy photo

Gym classic makes comeback to benefit service members

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR KINGSLAND — Drop and give me 20. Or 10. Or just one. “It’s not how many you do, really,” said Charlotte Dilworth, owner of Kingsland Health and Fitness. “It’s really just about doing something to help out our service members and veterans.” (more…)

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Wheelers for the Wounded

Hidden Falls park treats service members, families to off-road fun

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — While an off-road adventure brings out big smiles, it’s the personal connections that last the longest for both participants and volunteers with the annual Wheelers for the Wounded event held at Hidden Falls Adventure Park. (more…)

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Bluebonnet Airshow celebrates spirit of military and World War II planes

Bluebonnet Airshow celebrates spirit of military and World War II planes

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — The sound is what first catches your attention. You hear the rumbling engine before it rolls into sight on the runway. And then, you can’t help but look twice just to make sure of what you’re seeing. (more…)

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UPDATE: B-17 won't be landing at Bluebonnet Airshow

UPDATE: B-17 won’t be landing at Bluebonnet Airshow

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR UPDATE: The Gulf Coast Wing of the Commemorative Air Force announced that due to a maintenance task that’s taking longer than expected, the B-17 Flying Fortress “Texas Raiders” will not be attending the Bluebonnet Airshow in Burnet on April 25. According to the group’s Facebook page, the organization hopes to […]

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Heroes on the Water program at Reveille Peak offers fishing and de-stressing for veterans

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — When Kody Wilson led the Heroes on the Water program at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, he witnessed the benefits of putting fishing poles in the hands of service members. “When you’re out on the water, you have this great chance to just talk and share […]

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Burnet native, Navy diversity recruiter has varied experience

AMANDA SULLIVAN • SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE MILLINGTON, Tenn. — Not too many people can say they have performed at Carnegie Hall, played baseball at the Texas Rangers’ ballpark, turned wrenches on helicopters in the Army and then served as a surface warfare officer in the Navy. (more…)

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Marble Falls residents welcome back soldiers with Labor Day parade

First Lt. Tyler Magerkurth (back, left) enjoys a welcome-back parade in Marble Falls along with Christynn Demetriou and his parents Brian (driving) and Valarie Magerkurth. Magerkurth recently returned from Afghanistan. KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune and The Picayune sponsored a parade Sept. 2 for Magerkurth and five other Army first lieutenants. Staff photo by Daniel […]

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