20 days added to Texas dove season

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER CHEROKEE — Devin Everett likes to stay close to home during dove season and often welcomes family and friends on opening day Sept. 1 to his 1,400-acre ranch in San Saba County. (more…)

Marble Falls gets 41-14 win in early morning hours after lightning delay

JENNIFER FIERRO / STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Even a five-hour delay because of lightning didn’t stop the Marble Falls High School football team from winning its season opener Aug. 26 for the first time since 2012 The Mustangs defeated Bastrop Cedar Creek 41-14 at Mustang Stadium. (more…)

90-minute delay doesn’t slow down Burnet in 55-12 win

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR BURNET — The Burnet Bulldogs exploded for 55 points in their season opener Aug. 26, even after enduring a 90-minute weather delay in the second quarter. The Bulldogs beat the Austin Reagan Raiders 55-12. (more…)

Marble Falls unveils timing of Chick-fil-A, Burger King and more projects

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — An annual state-of-the-city report has revealed business prospects for Marble Falls as well as its financial health, future and ongoing projects in the community, according to the document. (more…)

Burn bans lifted; more rain in weekend forecast

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Recent rains have provided enough moisture to allow officials in Burnet and Llano counties to lift burn bans, and more wet weather could be in the forecast for the weekend, officials say. (more…)

Rudy Davalos recognized for sports career with lifetime achievement award

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER SAN ANTONIO — Lifelong friends and family members came far and wide to help honor former University of Houston and University of Texas-San Antonio athletics director Rudy Davalos on Aug. 15. (more…)

Thieves take pickup in broad daylight at Hoover Valley Country Store

FROM STAFF REPORTS HOOVER’S VALLEY — Burnet County authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating two men wanted in connection with a stolen red 2003 Ford F150 pickup. (more…)

Social media helps track Blanco County sex assault suspect to San Antonio

FROM STAFF REPORTS SAN ANTONIO — Authorities arrested a Blanco County kidnapping and sexual assault suspect Aug. 18 using social media to coax him to surrender in Bexar County, officials say. (more…)

State officials have extended the dove season —  Sept. 1 to Nov. 6 — by 20 days for more opportunities to plan, hunt and feast on the migratory bird. Photo copyright of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

20 days added to Texas dove season

29 August 2016

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER CHEROKEE — Devin Everett likes to stay close to home during dove season and often welcomes family and friends on opening day Sept. 1 to his 1,400-acre ranch in San Saba County. (more…)

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Big first half pushes Llano over Smithville, 31-15

27 August 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO / STAFF WRITER SMITHVILLE — The Llano High School football team took a 25-0 lead in the first half over Smithville that led to a 31-15 season-opening victory Aug. 26. “It was definitely nice and gratifying,” head coach Craig Slaughter said. (more…)

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Marble Falls senior linebacker Heath Dooley is pumped after he gets an interception. Celebrating with him are junior linebacker Santiago Castillo (42), sophomore linebacker Zach Fearn (54), senior defensive lineman Dawson Atwood (57), senior defensive back Chris Yun (21) and senior linebacker Jonathan Bryer (44). Photo by Diana Cox

Marble Falls gets 41-14 win in early morning hours after lightning delay

27 August 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO / STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Even a five-hour delay because of lightning didn’t stop the Marble Falls High School football team from winning its season opener Aug. 26 for the first time since 2012 The Mustangs defeated Bastrop Cedar Creek 41-14 at Mustang Stadium. (more…)

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Burnet's Tyler Ford rumbles down the field during the Bulldogs' season opener against Austin Reagan Raiders. Burnet won 55-12. Courtesy photo by Glenn Morris/ftmog.com

90-minute delay doesn’t slow down Burnet in 55-12 win

27 August 2016

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR BURNET — The Burnet Bulldogs exploded for 55 points in their season opener Aug. 26, even after enduring a 90-minute weather delay in the second quarter. The Bulldogs beat the Austin Reagan Raiders 55-12. (more…)

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Faith football takes 6-0 lead before Mother Nature intervenes

26 August 2016

JENNIFER FIERRO / STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — When the Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team took to the Pony Stadium field Aug. 26, the Flames expected to only face CenterPoint. But Mother Nature also came to play. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Aug. 19-25, 2016

26 August 2016

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Aug. 19-25, 2016, according to Burnet County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court […]

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