Local sheriffs join forces to cook for Harvey first responders

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LAMPASAS — Area sheriff’s offices have joined forces to collect donations and supplies for an upcoming trip to Aransas County, where they will cook hot meals for first responders in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Lampasas County Sheriff Jesse Ramos has organized the effort with sheriffs and staff from counties including […]

Marble Falls lowers tax rate, raises water rate, OKs $41M budget

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — A brisk growth in commercial development helped set the stage for the Marble Falls City Council to adopt a tax rate for the 2017-18 fiscal year that’s lower than the previous one. (more…)

Llano County commissioners consider solar farm deal for school revenue

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LLANO — Llano County commissioners proposed leasing several thousand acres of property in West Texas to a renewable energy company to launch a solar power farm, creating a potential revenue stream for local education. (more…)

Step one in an emergency: Be prepared by signing up for alerts

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — The value of emergency preparedness hits home during an emergency similar to hurricanes Harvey and Irma. While they didn’t directly impact the Highland Lakes, Marble Falls Fire Rescue Chief Russell Sander hopes people take note of how quickly an emergency — weather or otherwise — can affect a community […]

Strong defense leads Marble Falls over Austin Crockett 16-8

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — A late score and a stingy defense led the Marble Falls High School football team a 16-8 victory over Austin Crockett on Sept. 15. (more…)

Fredericksburg too much for Burnet in 56-7 rout

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON BURNET — The Fredericksburg Battlin’ Billies scored 21 points in the first quarter putting the Burnet Bulldogs in a corner they just couldn’t work themselves out of as the Billies went on to win 56-7. (more…)

Burnet police buy rifles with first NRA Foundation grant

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — Burnet Police Department officers refuse to be caught “under the gun” now that the agency has outfitted itself with new rifles paid for by a National Rifle Association Foundation grant. (more…)

Classic truck raises ire of Horseshoe Bay code enforcers

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY HORSESHOE BAY — Kelly Davis admires classic vehicles, and the 1967 Chevrolet pickup that belongs to her mom is one of her favorites. “I think it’s wonderful. She was an antique dealer, and it helped her with her business,” Davis said. (more…)

Several Texas sheriffs, including those from Burnet, Blanco, and Lampasas counties, are collecting supplies and food to deliver and serve meals to first responders in Aransas County in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Pictured at the Lampasas County Courthouse Annex are Coryell County Chief Deputy Mark Wilcox (left), Mills County Sheriff Clint Hammonds, Lampasas County Sheriff Jesse Ramos, Brown County Sheriff Vance Hill, Burnet County Sheriff Calvin Boyd, and Coryell County Sheriff Scott Williams. Courtesy photo

Local sheriffs join forces to cook for Harvey first responders

19 September 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LAMPASAS — Area sheriff’s offices have joined forces to collect donations and supplies for an upcoming trip to Aransas County, where they will cook hot meals for first responders in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Lampasas County Sheriff Jesse Ramos has organized the effort with sheriffs and staff from counties including […]

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Marble Falls lowers tax rate, raises water rate, OKs $41M budget

Marble Falls lowers tax rate, raises water rate, OKs $41M budget

19 September 2017

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — A brisk growth in commercial development helped set the stage for the Marble Falls City Council to adopt a tax rate for the 2017-18 fiscal year that’s lower than the previous one. (more…)

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Aggies and Cowboy star Dat Nguyen speaker for FCA luncheon

Aggies and Cowboy star Dat Nguyen speaker for FCA luncheon

19 September 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Former college All-American and NFL All-Pro linebacker Dat Nguyen is known as one of the top players of his era. But these days, the husband and father also wants to be known as a mentor and motivator. (more…)

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Jack and Virginia Walker of Sandstone Street Bed and Breakfast in Llano show off their new ‘hardware’ after Better Business Bureau officials presented them with the Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Ethics. Sandstone Street Bed and Breakfast is only one of four businesses in a 105-county area honored with the award. Courtesy photo

Llano’s Sandstone Street Bed and Breakfast wins BBB’s Torch Award for Ethics

19 September 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — When you do things right, you sometimes get rewarded. That’s what Virginia and Jack Walker and their staff at Sandstone Street Bed and Breakfast learned Sept. 13. (more…)

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Llano County commissioners consider solar farm deal for school revenue

18 September 2017

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LLANO — Llano County commissioners proposed leasing several thousand acres of property in West Texas to a renewable energy company to launch a solar power farm, creating a potential revenue stream for local education. (more…)

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One of the first steps in emergency preparedness is knowing there is an emergency. The Capital Area Council of Governments offers emergency alerts through WarnCentralTexas.org. Highland Lakes residents can sign up any number of phones and/or email addresses, and even at different locations, to keep abreast of emergencies. The website also provides links to other emergency preparedness sites such as Ready.go, where people can learn how to get prepared. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Step one in an emergency: Be prepared by signing up for alerts

18 September 2017

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — The value of emergency preparedness hits home during an emergency similar to hurricanes Harvey and Irma. While they didn’t directly impact the Highland Lakes, Marble Falls Fire Rescue Chief Russell Sander hopes people take note of how quickly an emergency — weather or otherwise — can affect a community […]

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Marble Falls senior receiver Keegan Deering runs for some of his 32 yards receiving during the 16-8 win over Austin Crockett Sept. 15. Photo by Martelle Luedecke

Strong defense leads Marble Falls over Austin Crockett 16-8

15 September 2017

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — A late score and a stingy defense led the Marble Falls High School football team a 16-8 victory over Austin Crockett on Sept. 15. (more…)

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Fredericksburg too much for Burnet in 56-7 rout

Fredericksburg too much for Burnet in 56-7 rout

15 September 2017

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON BURNET — The Fredericksburg Battlin’ Billies scored 21 points in the first quarter putting the Burnet Bulldogs in a corner they just couldn’t work themselves out of as the Billies went on to win 56-7. (more…)

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