Death of woman in Kingsland is possible homicide; hospitalized man ‘person of interest’

FROM STAFF REPORTS Llano County deputies and the Texas Rangers are investigating the death of a 49-year-old woman in Kingsland as a homicide. (more…)

Burnet students put Dr. King’s words into action on service day

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Be the best you can be so you can best help the team. That’s what Burnet High School head football coach Jerod Rye repeated to his players over and over again the past several weeks. It struck him, however, that maybe actions were better than words. (more…)

The Gala is ‘financial lifeblood’ of Faith Academy of Marble Falls

FROM STAFF REPORTS With so many great things going on at Faith Academy of Marble Falls, sometimes it’s nice to take time and celebrate the accomplishments as well as gear up for an exciting future. People can do just that during the annual The Gala, the private-parochial school’s biggest fundraiser of the year. (more…)

Home prices climbed in 2018, while sales fell from 2017

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The Highland Lakes housing market slowed slightly in 2018 but saw median prices continue to increase. (more…)

Marble Falls City Council sinks boat ramp fees, selects street signs for downtown

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The Marble Falls City Council debated a boat launch fee and selected a design for downtown street signs during its regular meeting Jan. 15. (more…)

First beams going in at RM 2900 bridge construction site

FROM STAFF REPORTS The first beams for the RM 2900 bridge began being placed Jan. 17. Ten 80-foot-long beams will be set on the bridge’s first two spans on the north side of the Llano River. (more…)

Marble Falls teacher misses out on big prize, but ‘Deal or No Deal’ contestant still a winner

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO “Bryce Gage, you made a bad deal.” That statement came from Howie Mandel, host of the TV game show “Deal or No Deal,” at the end of the Jan. 16 episode featuring the Marble Falls High School choir teacher. (more…)

Filing starts for spots on Highland Lakes school boards

FROM STAFF REPORTS While they don’t always get a lot of appreciation, the Highland Lakes public school board members help guide the educational direction of thousands of students. It’s actually a pretty important role in the community. (more…)

Death of woman in Kingsland is possible homicide; hospitalized man 'person of interest'

Death of woman in Kingsland is possible homicide; hospitalized man ‘person of interest’

22 January 2019

FROM STAFF REPORTS Llano County deputies and the Texas Rangers are investigating the death of a 49-year-old woman in Kingsland as a homicide. (more…)

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Burnet school district hires new assistant superintendent

22 January 2019

FROM STAFF REPORTS In December, Burnet Consolidated Independent School District Superintendent Keith McBurnett announced a number of administrative changes, including the addition of an assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction. (more…)

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With $350,000 loan, new water well in the works for Burnet County community

22 January 2019

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Texas Water Development Board approved a $350,000 loan Jan. 22 to Whitewater Springs Water Supply Corp. in Burnet County. (more…)

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Members of the Burnet High School football team on Jan. 21 helped two Lake LBJ residents in Kingsland affected by the October flood. Players bagged trash and put debris into burn piles. Courtesy photo

Burnet students put Dr. King’s words into action on service day

21 January 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Be the best you can be so you can best help the team. That’s what Burnet High School head football coach Jerod Rye repeated to his players over and over again the past several weeks. It struck him, however, that maybe actions were better than words. (more…)

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Faith Academy of Marble Falls holds its annual gala Saturday, Jan. 26, at Escondido Golf and Lake Club, 9090 FM 2147 in Horseshoe Bay. Individual reservations are $100 per person with several table sponsorships available from $1,500 to $5,000. The event benefits school scholarships and services for students. Courtesy photo

The Gala is ‘financial lifeblood’ of Faith Academy of Marble Falls

21 January 2019

FROM STAFF REPORTS With so many great things going on at Faith Academy of Marble Falls, sometimes it’s nice to take time and celebrate the accomplishments as well as gear up for an exciting future. People can do just that during the annual The Gala, the private-parochial school’s biggest fundraiser of the year. (more…)

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Home prices climbed in 2018, while sales fell from 2017

Home prices climbed in 2018, while sales fell from 2017

18 January 2019

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The Highland Lakes housing market slowed slightly in 2018 but saw median prices continue to increase. (more…)

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Mild Friday turns into cold, windy weekend with some rain

Mild Friday turns into cold, windy weekend with some rain

18 January 2019

FROM STAFF REPORTS Enjoy a mild Friday while you can because a cold front this evening will drop weekend highs into the 50s, according to the National Weather Service. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 11-17, 2019

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Jan. 11-17, 2019

18 January 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Jan. 11-17, 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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