‘Excuses have to go,’ says new Marble Falls AD on creating successful program

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Stability and player development are two things Marble Falls Independent School District athletic director Rick Hoover believes are keys to athletic success. (more…)

Burnet County ban on commercial landfills to protect water, resources

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — Burnet County commissioners recently approved an order prohibiting commercial landfill operations in unincorporated parts of the county to protect water and ground resources. (more…)

PEC accepting nominations for director candidates in districts 1, 6, 7

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM JOHNSON CITY — Pedernales Electric Cooperative is accepting nominations from eligible candidates in districts 1, 6, and 7 who are interested in running for the cooperative’s board of directors. (more…)

Officials: Be cautious if traveling but don’t ‘panic’ over ice storm warning

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Icy winter weather led to a few funny plays on words such as “Arctageddon” and “Snowmageddon.” Some Highland Lakes residents even found humor in their neighbors’ reactions to the Winter Storm Warning issued for the area Jan. 15-17. (more…)

Meals on Wheels opening new center in Burnet

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Meals on Wheels of Williamson and Burnet Counties will celebrate the official grand opening of its new location with a free lunch for attendees and a ribbon cutting. The Burnet center will open at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at 602 North Wood St. At 11 a.m., people can […]

Llano police chief, two officers placed on leave; DA investigating

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LLANO — The Llano police chief and two officers joined a list of suspensions within the past three months of department staff placed on leave with pay pending the outcome of an investigation by the 33rd/424th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, officials said. (more…)

Highland Lakes cities, counties prep for threat of icy conditions

UPDATE: City of Burnet offices closed Jan. 16. UPDATE: Burnet CISD, Marble Falls ISD, Llano ISD, and Faith Academy of Marble Falls cancel classes Jan. 16. UPDATE: As of 4:30 p.m., Burnet County officials opted to close county offices and services on Jan. 16 due to the potential for hazardous travel conditions.   STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY SPICEWOOD —  […]

Ice, wintry mix expected Jan. 16; all area schools canceled

UPDATE: The Burnet Consolidated Independent School District, the Marble Falls Independent School District, the Llano Independent School District, and Faith Academy of Marble Falls have canceled classes Jan. 16.   FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Another round of winter weather strikes the Highland Lakes late Monday, Jan. 15, and this one’s packing such a […]

Marble Falls High School athletic director and boys head soccer coach Rick Hoover recently talked about the keys to creating a successful athletics program. File photo

‘Excuses have to go,’ says new Marble Falls AD on creating successful program

17 January 2018

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Stability and player development are two things Marble Falls Independent School District athletic director Rick Hoover believes are keys to athletic success. (more…)

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Burnet County ban on commercial landfills to protect water, resources

17 January 2018

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — Burnet County commissioners recently approved an order prohibiting commercial landfill operations in unincorporated parts of the county to protect water and ground resources. (more…)

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PHOTOS: Marble Falls Police Department swears in new officer

PHOTOS: Marble Falls Police Department swears in new officer

17 January 2018

Staff photos by Daniel Clifton

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 10-16

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 10-16

17 January 2018

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Jan. 10-16, 2018, 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 Jan. 9-15

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 9-15

17 January 2018

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Jan. 9-15, 2018, 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 […]

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PEC accepting nominations for director candidates in districts 1, 6, 7

PEC accepting nominations for director candidates in districts 1, 6, 7

16 January 2018

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM JOHNSON CITY — Pedernales Electric Cooperative is accepting nominations from eligible candidates in districts 1, 6, and 7 who are interested in running for the cooperative’s board of directors. (more…)

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Officials: Be cautious if traveling but don't 'panic' over ice storm warning

Officials: Be cautious if traveling but don’t ‘panic’ over ice storm warning

16 January 2018

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Icy winter weather led to a few funny plays on words such as “Arctageddon” and “Snowmageddon.” Some Highland Lakes residents even found humor in their neighbors’ reactions to the Winter Storm Warning issued for the area Jan. 15-17. (more…)

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The new home of Meals on Wheels of Williamson and Burnet Counties at 602 N. Wood St. in Burnet. The Meals on Wheels staff will prepare meals and deliver them from the facility. Staff members hope volunteers will step forward to lead programs that teach a skill such as gardening or art or fun programs such as games. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Meals on Wheels opening new center in Burnet

16 January 2018

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO BURNET — Meals on Wheels of Williamson and Burnet Counties will celebrate the official grand opening of its new location with a free lunch for attendees and a ribbon cutting. The Burnet center will open at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at 602 North Wood St. At 11 a.m., people can […]

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