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A newly formed group Save Sandy Creek has rallied Llano County residents against a proposed mining operation on the waterway (pictured here on the group’s social media page), citing concerns about a dwindling water table and gravel truck traffic. Courtesy photo

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lessons from the flood

As is publicly known, Collier Materials is seeking permits to place a large sand plant/rock crusher to harvest sand from Sandy Creek at the Sandy Creek bridge on (Texas) 71 in Llano County.   (more…)

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Message from the Mayor is written by Burnet Mayor Crista Goble Bromley

MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR: Burnet projects moving forward

The next Breakfast with the Mayor is 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at Unshakable Grounds, 134 S. Main St. in Burnet. The public is invited to meet and discuss any issues they might have on their minds or to just chat about events going on in the city of Burnet. The free event is sponsored […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Fort Croghan fundraiser a success

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Burnet County Historical Commission, I would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to everyone who came out to our San Jacinto Day/Fort Croghan Fundraiser on April 21. (more…)

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Republican State Rep. Terry Wilson represents District 20, which includes Burnet and Milam counties and part of Williams County.

OPINION: Solving the property tax paradox in Texas

In the March 6 primaries, both the Republican and Democrat ballots have an item proposing planks that deal with education and education finance. Before we vote on these proposals, let’s reflect on the history of public school finance and explore the challenges our current system faces along with the proposed changes. (more…)

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