Job has always been a calling for new Burnet band director

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON Nick Stephenson fell in love with band the moment he stepped into his middle school band hall when he was learning the trumpet in the seventh grade. In fact, it was there, at that young age, that he made a decision. “I knew, since seventh grade, that I’d be a band director,” […]

Highland Lakes flirts with 100 before summer ‘cold’ front

Weekend high temperatures will flirt with triple digits with Friday possibly reaching 100 degrees. If you can hold on until Tuesday, a summer “cold” front should ease the heat. According to the National Weather Service, after Friday swelters near the century mark, the mercury should drop a degree or two through Monday. So plan accordingly, […]

Protect your home from wildfire with help of free workshop

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON After Bertram Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bobby Huffstuttler and community volunteer Jane Scheidler attended a recent symposium on wildland urban interface fire protection in Austin, the two couldn’t keep it to themselves. “We looked at each other and said, ‘We need to bring something like this to Bertram,’” Scheidler said. And they […]

Landscaping may delay Lakeside Park opening until September

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS While the city of Marble Falls hoped to reopen Lakeside Park later this summer, landscaping and irrigation work might delay it until September. During its regular meeting July 16, City Council approved a $210,232 bid by Myers Concrete Construction LP to do landscaping and irrigation work. The company is already handling […]

Packsaddle Motel arrest nets suspected major meth dealer

After a yearlong investigation, Llano County deputies arrested a man they believe to be a major meth dealer in Llano and the surrounding counties. Llano County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a search warrant at a residence in the 800 block of Wood Forrest in Kingsland at 7PM on July 10. During the search, the deputies […]

Marble Falls job fair August 9; employers should register now

With the state and national unemployment rates each hovering below 4 percent, employers are competing to find people to fill positions. Considering the Central Texas unemployment rate was below 3 percent for May, it can be even more challenging for Highland Lakes employers. Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area, the city of Marble Falls, and the […]

High school football season tickets and 2019 schedules

Burnet and Marble Falls high school football fans wanting season tickets to home games can purchase them online or through their team’s athletics office. Marble Falls Mustangs season tickets are on sale now. Fans can purchase them online by visiting the school’s athletics webpage and clicking on the appropriate link to the right. Returning season […]

Cadaver dog locates missing Lake LBJ boater’s body

The body of a 44-year-old man who went missing after his boat slammed into a large wave two days prior was recovered July 14 with the assistance of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department cadaver K9. Officials identified the man as Jesse Marcus Estes of Sarita. On July 12, Estes and several other people were […]

Lake Buchanan sedimentation survey

Sedimentation surveys on the Highland Lakes a look into the future of water resources

19 July 2019

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Nathan Leber is all about finding the dirt on Lake Buchanan and other Texas reservoirs, or, more precisely, the dirt at the bottom. Leber, manager of the TexMesoNet and Hydrosurvey programs for the Texas Water Development Board, is in charge of a crew that’s currently surveying sedimentation in Lake Buchanan. Sedimentation […]

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New Burnet band director Nick Stephenson

Job has always been a calling for new Burnet band director

19 July 2019

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON Nick Stephenson fell in love with band the moment he stepped into his middle school band hall when he was learning the trumpet in the seventh grade. In fact, it was there, at that young age, that he made a decision. “I knew, since seventh grade, that I’d be a band director,” […]

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PEC Board of Directors officers

PEC Board of Directors elects officers at July meeting

19 July 2019

During its July meeting, the Pedernales Electric Cooperative Board of Directors elected officers. Those serving on the Board of Directors are elected by PEC members to govern the cooperative. Elected officers are members of the board and serve one-year terms. The board re-elected District 6 Director Paul Graf to serve as the body’s president and […]

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of July 12-18

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of July 12-18

19 July 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of July 12-18, 2019, 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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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of July 8-14

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of July 8-14

19 July 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of July 8-14, 2019, according to Llano 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 of […]

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Highland Lakes flirts with 100 before summer ‘cold’ front

Highland Lakes flirts with 100 before summer ‘cold’ front

18 July 2019

Weekend high temperatures will flirt with triple digits with Friday possibly reaching 100 degrees. If you can hold on until Tuesday, a summer “cold” front should ease the heat. According to the National Weather Service, after Friday swelters near the century mark, the mercury should drop a degree or two through Monday. So plan accordingly, […]

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Inks Lake 2018 wildfire

Protect your home from wildfire with help of free workshop

18 July 2019

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON After Bertram Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bobby Huffstuttler and community volunteer Jane Scheidler attended a recent symposium on wildland urban interface fire protection in Austin, the two couldn’t keep it to themselves. “We looked at each other and said, ‘We need to bring something like this to Bertram,’” Scheidler said. And they […]

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Lakeside Park

Landscaping may delay Lakeside Park opening until September

17 July 2019

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS While the city of Marble Falls hoped to reopen Lakeside Park later this summer, landscaping and irrigation work might delay it until September. During its regular meeting July 16, City Council approved a $210,232 bid by Myers Concrete Construction LP to do landscaping and irrigation work. The company is already handling […]

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