Texas AG office arrests Burnet man on child porn charges

The Texas Office of the Attorney General arrested a 47-year-old Burnet man after investigators found child pornography files on electronic storage devices at his job. According to a statement, investigators with the office’s Child Exploitation Unit executed a search warrant October 3 at John Max Potts’ residence in Burnet as well as at a business […]

Like an ‘Amazon store’: Check out GSPD’s new additions

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Granite Shoals Police Department recently unveiled new equipment that will help officers better serve and protect. Among the additions to the department are: • a 36-foot incident command vehicle that’s wireless-equipped and has two offices with a dispatch center, a desktop computer, a full bathroom, a kitchen, 47-inch LCD monitors, […]

Burnet football coach speaker at Inspirational Luncheon

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO When Tim Denton thought about the ideal speaker for the first Inspirational Luncheon, motivation was on his mind. And who better to speak on that than someone who motivates people every day in his job as the Burnet High School Head football coach: Jerod Rye. Rye will be the guest at […]

The wild life of animal rehabbers in the Highland Lakes

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON Searching for an albino raccoon — all that white against the shadows of Hill Country foliage — seems an easy task. When it comes to keeping track or taking care of injured wild animals, however, not much is easy, even for Cynthia Stogner, who is licensed and trained to do just that. […]

Building up mussels at Inks Dam National Fish Hatchery

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON The Inks Dam National Fish Hatchery is growing something new: Texas fatmucket, Texas pimpleback, and Texas smooth pimpleback mussels. Or, it’s trying to. “It’s not as easy as you might think,” project leader Jeff Conway said. “These are not cultivated that much, and we’re still trying to figure out what will work.” […]

Helping Center receives $50,000 grant from JM Huber program

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON The Helping Center of Marble Falls Area Executive Director Sam Pearce was all smiles — even before the cake was cut. “This is the biggest donation we’ve ever received from one company or donor,” he said October 10, just before heading out to the front of the J.M. Huber Corporation office in […]

Fall weather is here: Cold front drops highs, brings rain

Put away the shorts and T-shirts — at least for a couple of days. A Canadian cold front is pushing through the Highland Lakes, dropping high temperatures by almost 30 degrees Friday. The front is expected to descend upon the area overnight Thursday with possible showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m. Friday. Once the front passes […]

Buckaroo Ball, golf tournament benefit Boys & Girls Club

For many kids, the Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes is the go-to after-school spot where they can get a jumpstart on homework, learn a new skill, or just have fun. Over the past two decades, the Highland Lakes club has served thousands of youths and expanded to offer services in Marble Falls, […]

Marble Falls loses district road game to Brenham, 41-13

11 October 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls High School football team lost a 41-13 district road game to Brenham on October 11; however, Mustangs head coach Brian Herman saw positive elements from his team. He noted opposing coaches are complimentary, adding they see areas of concern when they are preparing to face the Mustangs’ slot-T […]

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John Max Potts

Texas AG office arrests Burnet man on child porn charges

11 October 2019

The Texas Office of the Attorney General arrested a 47-year-old Burnet man after investigators found child pornography files on electronic storage devices at his job. According to a statement, investigators with the office’s Child Exploitation Unit executed a search warrant October 3 at John Max Potts’ residence in Burnet as well as at a business […]

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Granite Shoals Police Department command center

Like an ‘Amazon store’: Check out GSPD’s new additions

11 October 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Granite Shoals Police Department recently unveiled new equipment that will help officers better serve and protect. Among the additions to the department are: • a 36-foot incident command vehicle that’s wireless-equipped and has two offices with a dispatch center, a desktop computer, a full bathroom, a kitchen, 47-inch LCD monitors, […]

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Burnet head coach Jerod Rye

Burnet football coach speaker at Inspirational Luncheon

11 October 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO When Tim Denton thought about the ideal speaker for the first Inspirational Luncheon, motivation was on his mind. And who better to speak on that than someone who motivates people every day in his job as the Burnet High School Head football coach: Jerod Rye. Rye will be the guest at […]

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Cynthia Stogner and her raccoons

The wild life of animal rehabbers in the Highland Lakes

11 October 2019

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON Searching for an albino raccoon — all that white against the shadows of Hill Country foliage — seems an easy task. When it comes to keeping track or taking care of injured wild animals, however, not much is easy, even for Cynthia Stogner, who is licensed and trained to do just that. […]

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Inks Dam National Fish Hatchery

Building up mussels at Inks Dam National Fish Hatchery

11 October 2019

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON The Inks Dam National Fish Hatchery is growing something new: Texas fatmucket, Texas pimpleback, and Texas smooth pimpleback mussels. Or, it’s trying to. “It’s not as easy as you might think,” project leader Jeff Conway said. “These are not cultivated that much, and we’re still trying to figure out what will work.” […]

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Llano County Jail bookings for September 29-October 6

Llano County Jail bookings for September 29-October 6

11 October 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of September 29-October 6, 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 […]

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Burnet County Jail bookings for September 30-October 10

Burnet County Jail bookings for September 30-October 10

11 October 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of September September 30-October 10, 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 […]

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