Kerrville Tivy shuts out Marble Falls

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO KERRVILLE — The Marble Falls Mustangs lost to Kerrville Tivy 38-0 in a District 26-5A contest Oct. 20. The Antlers (5-2 overall, 3-1 district) led 17-0 at the half. (more…)

Burnet strikes first, but then it’s all Gatesville in 47-7 win over Bulldogs

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON GATESVILLE — The Burnet Bulldogs defense made an important stand late in the first half to force the Gatesville Hornets to settle for a field goal, and the two teams went into the half with the Hornets leading 17-7. (more…)

Humid and rainy over the weekend, fall-like and sunny come Monday

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — After a few cool, dry days in the Highland Lakes, higher temperatures and humidity are returning along with possible rain chances over the weekend. (more…)

Early voting starts Oct. 23; state amendments, local items on ballot

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — While it definitely doesn’t have the glitz and glamor of presidential or gubernatorial elections, the upcoming Nov. 7 election has several items worth heading to the polls. Early voting for the election runs Monday-Friday, Oct. 23-Nov. 4. All Texans have a say in the proposed seven state constitutional amendments on […]

State amendments offer tax breaks to those who ‘sacrificed for others,’ spouses

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — In the face of concerns about tax contributions, a veterans advocate has defended two proposed state constitutional amendments aimed at providing tax breaks for veterans, fallen emergency workers, and their spouses. (more…)

Granite Shoals man dies in crash during police pursuit

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — An 18-year-old Granite Shoals man died Oct. 19 in a crash while being pursued by police, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. (more…)

Short stretch of Phillips Ranch Road to get biggest portion of funding

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO GRANITE SHOALS — The shortest segment of road on the proposed $3 million bond “reconfirm” vote in Granite Shoals will get the biggest dose of funding, but officials say they have a good reason for the expenditure: patchwork. (more…)

For two decades, Bluebonnet Trails has provided mental health care services close to home

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — Martin McLean admitted that his initial reluctance 20 years ago to opening community centers for Bluebonnet Trails Community Services missed the mark. But as he steps down from the organization’s board that he helped bring to fruition, McLean sees the community locations as a major part of Bluebonnet Trails’s […]

Kerrville Tivy shuts out Marble Falls

Kerrville Tivy shuts out Marble Falls

20 October 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO KERRVILLE — The Marble Falls Mustangs lost to Kerrville Tivy 38-0 in a District 26-5A contest Oct. 20. The Antlers (5-2 overall, 3-1 district) led 17-0 at the half. (more…)

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Burnet strikes first, but then it’s all Gatesville in 47-7 win over Bulldogs

Burnet strikes first, but then it’s all Gatesville in 47-7 win over Bulldogs

20 October 2017

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON GATESVILLE — The Burnet Bulldogs defense made an important stand late in the first half to force the Gatesville Hornets to settle for a field goal, and the two teams went into the half with the Hornets leading 17-7. (more…)

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Humid and rainy over the weekend, fall-like and sunny come Monday

Humid and rainy over the weekend, fall-like and sunny come Monday

20 October 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — After a few cool, dry days in the Highland Lakes, higher temperatures and humidity are returning along with possible rain chances over the weekend. (more…)

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Early voting starts Oct. 23; state amendments, local items on ballot

Early voting starts Oct. 23; state amendments, local items on ballot

20 October 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — While it definitely doesn’t have the glitz and glamor of presidential or gubernatorial elections, the upcoming Nov. 7 election has several items worth heading to the polls. Early voting for the election runs Monday-Friday, Oct. 23-Nov. 4. All Texans have a say in the proposed seven state constitutional amendments on […]

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State amendments offer tax breaks to those who ‘sacrificed for others,’ spouses

19 October 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — In the face of concerns about tax contributions, a veterans advocate has defended two proposed state constitutional amendments aimed at providing tax breaks for veterans, fallen emergency workers, and their spouses. (more…)

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Granite Shoals man dies in crash during police pursuit

Granite Shoals man dies in crash during police pursuit

19 October 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — An 18-year-old Granite Shoals man died Oct. 19 in a crash while being pursued by police, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. (more…)

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Granite Shoals City Hall

Short stretch of Phillips Ranch Road to get biggest portion of funding

19 October 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO GRANITE SHOALS — The shortest segment of road on the proposed $3 million bond “reconfirm” vote in Granite Shoals will get the biggest dose of funding, but officials say they have a good reason for the expenditure: patchwork. (more…)

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Bluebonnet Trails Community Service executive director Andrea Richardson (left) says retired Burnet County Judge Martin McLean has been an instrumental leader in establishing the program as well as advocating for it over the years as a board member. McLean recently stepped down from the Bluebonnet Trails Community Service board but believes it’s in good hands. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

For two decades, Bluebonnet Trails has provided mental health care services close to home

19 October 2017

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — Martin McLean admitted that his initial reluctance 20 years ago to opening community centers for Bluebonnet Trails Community Services missed the mark. But as he steps down from the organization’s board that he helped bring to fruition, McLean sees the community locations as a major part of Bluebonnet Trails’s […]

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