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Eight students graduated from the Texas Tech University TechTeach program last July from the school’s Marble Falls and Fredericksburg campuses: Tavana Grady (left), Shelcee Clark, Emily Poor, Brittany Hitt, Kaitlan Blankenship, Leah Foster, and Jacqueline Cruz. Four of the graduates landed teaching jobs with Marble Falls Independent School District, one teaches at McCamey ISD, and two others got jobs with Ingram ISD. The TechTeach program helps school districts like MFISD ‘grow their own’ teachers. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls ISD ‘growing’ its own teachers through grant

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON As Marble Falls schools Assistant Superintendent Wes Cunningham sees it, it’s important for a school district to “grow their own” teachers. (more…)

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Texas Tech University head football coach Kliff Kingsbury (right) shared his thoughts on Burnet High School graduate Sterling Galban, who is now a Red Raider, during Big 12 Media Days in Frisco on July 16. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro

BIG 12 MEDIA DAYS: Texas Tech’s Kingsbury discusses Burnet’s Sterling Galban, sidelined due to injury

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO FRISCO — A torn ACL will sideline Texas Tech University freshman receiver Sterling Galban for the entire 2018 football season, according to Red Raiders head coach Kliff Kingsbury. (more…)

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OLLI classes for 50 and older are all learning, no tests

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — To Bill Smyrl, the best part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute courses is attendees can attend, take notes, listen, and learn without the pressure of two things. (more…)

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Burnet High School senior receiver Sterling Galban (middle) throws up his guns after signing a National Letter of Intent on Dec. 20 to play for Texas Tech University. Parents Kim (to his left) and Dee (to his right) celebrate with him. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Burnet’s Sterling Galban signs with Texas Tech; has chance to start

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — When Burnet High School senior receiver Sterling Galban committed to Texas Tech University to play football, he summed up the reason in four words. (more…)

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Texas Tech officials eye potential nursing program in Marble Falls

Texas Tech officials eye potential nursing program in Marble Falls

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Higher education is within reach for Hill Country residents because of a long-term relationship with Texas Tech University, which manages satellite campuses in Marble Falls, Fredericksburg and Junction, officials say. (more…)

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Marble Falls turning over the keys to the city to Masked Rider

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Get your “Guns Up” because the Masked Rider is coming to Marble Falls, and the city fathers (and mothers) are turning over the keys of the lakeside burg to her. (more…)

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The Texas Tech University Masked Rider and Fearless Champion are scheduled to attend the 2013 Red Raider Roundup from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 27 at 3B Ranch, located on RR 3347 in Round Mountain. The event, which raises scholarship money on behalf of the Highland Lakes Texas Tech Alumni Association, will feature a silent auction, hayrides, live music, food and charity squares. Courtesy photo

Red Raider Roundup to feature Masked Rider, music, auction

FROM STAFF REPORTS ROUND MOUNTAIN — Texas Tech University alumni will get their “guns up” and raise money for scholarships for local students during an annual gathering Nov. 27. The 2013 Red Raider Roundup will feature an appearance by the Masked Rider and Fearless Champion, food, drinks, live music by The john Arthur martinez Trio, […]

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