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The Texas Tech University Regional Teaching Site at Highland Lakes will host a community meet-and-greet for Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert L. Duncan and Interim President John Opperman. The event is set to take place from 2:30-3:15 p.m. on Friday, May 6 at the Frank Fickett... + continue reading
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The Granite Shoals City Wide Spring Clean Up, to be held Saturday, April 30, from 8 a.m.-noon, was high on the agenda at the meeting of the city council Tuesday, April 26. The city was shifting gears from its largest-ever festival, the Granite Shoals 50th... + continue reading

Granite Shoals Mayor Pro Tem Shirley King is unopposed for re-election to Place 2 on the city council. Incumbent Tom Dillard is in a race with Arturo Rubio for Place 4. Incumbent Mark Morren is contested by Michael Steenbergen and Will Skinner for Place 6.
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Granite Shoals candidates address issues By Glynis Crawford Smith   Granite Shoals voters have two city council choices and a two options on assignment of existing sales tax waiting for them on election day. Mayor Pro Tem Shirley King is unopposed for Place 2, but incumbent Tom Dillard... + continue reading
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Anonymous and no-questions asked disposal of unused medications will be going on Saturday, April 30, at the Marble Falls Police Department. In conjunction with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) National Drug Take-Back program, the Marble Falls Police Department will host a site where... + continue reading

Sales tax is not new in Granite Shoals, but application of the funds has new leeway. it will take voter approval to keep all of it coming in and directing according to the research the city council conducted.
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Early voting began Monday, April 25 and continues today, April 29, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday, May 1, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Tuesday, May 2, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Burnet County Courthouse at 220 South Pierce Street (on the square) and the Marble Falls Courthouse Annex, 810 Steve Hawkins Parkway... + continue reading

Robert L. Duncan

Granite Shoals Mayor Pro Tem Shirley King is unopposed for re-election to Place 2 on the city council. Incumbent Tom Dillard is in a race with Arturo Rubio for Place 4. Incumbent Mark Morren is contested by Michael Steenbergen and Will Skinner for Place 6.

Sales tax is not new in Granite Shoals, but application of the funds has new leeway. it will take voter approval to keep all of it coming in and directing according to the research the city council conducted.

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04/28/2016
BY ALEXANDRIA RANDOLPH/HIGHLAND LAKES NEWSPAPERS Two area women were injured when their vehicles collided at the intersection of Ranch Road 1431 and Highland Drive on Thursday, April 28 at 3:10 p.m. Law enforcement on scene said the wreck occurred when the driver of a Ford SUV stopped at the stop... + continue reading
04/25/2016
Although local skies should remain mostly sunny, waterfront residents and travelers need to remain on alert along the Highland Lakes. A ridge of high pressure, strengthening across Texas will create sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s, here, mostly through Saturday, according to Bob Rose,... + continue reading

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Robert L. Duncan
04/29/2016 - 0 comment(s)
The Texas Tech University Regional Teaching Site at Highland Lakes will host a community meet-and-greet for Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert L. Duncan and Interim President John Opperman. The event is set to take place from 2:30-3:15 p.m. on Friday, May 6 at the Frank Fickett... + continue reading
04/29/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The Granite Shoals City Wide Spring Clean Up, to be held Saturday, April 30, from 8 a.m.-noon, was high on the agenda at the meeting of the city council Tuesday, April 26. The city was shifting gears from its largest-ever festival, the Granite Shoals 50th... + continue reading

Granite Shoals Mayor Pro Tem Shirley King is unopposed for re-election to Place 2 on the city council. Incumbent Tom Dillard is in a race with Arturo Rubio for Place 4. Incumbent Mark Morren is contested by Michael Steenbergen and Will Skinner for Place 6.
04/29/2016 - 0 comment(s)
Granite Shoals candidates address issues By Glynis Crawford Smith   Granite Shoals voters have two city council choices and a two options on assignment of existing sales tax waiting for them on election day. Mayor Pro Tem Shirley King is unopposed for Place 2, but incumbent Tom Dillard... + continue reading
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By Mark Goodson/The Highlander TJ Stephenson will try to better his personal best of 12 feet and six inches in the pole vault at Thursday's area round track meet at Marble Falls High School.
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By Mark Goodson Highlander Sports Editor Marble Falls had eight girls competing in 10 events at Thursday’s area round track and field championships at Mustang Stadium. Three Mustang boys will... + continue reading

By Mark Goodson/The Highlander Leo Manzano and retired Marble Falls High School coach Kyle Futrell were at the opening of the Manzano Hike, Bike and Run Trail last May. Manzano won nine state medals in his track and cross country career at Marble Falls High School.
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Mark Goodson/The Highlander Summer Riley earned a 3-2 win over Leander Tuesday night. Riley scattered seven hits and gave up two runs over six innings. Logan Hulon got the save, retiring three straight batters in the seventh inning.
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Martha Norwood HLN Correspondent It’s that time of the year when all the volunteers at the Highland Lakes Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) and Angel’s Icehouse... + continue reading

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER A chance to tour the Granite Shoals City Hall, 2221 North Phillips Ranch Road, is an attraction for anyone interested in the granite mining industry, geology or history. Multi-level parking will become a music stage and a concourse for booths of crafts, food and games.
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CONTRIBUTED The City of Granite Shoals awarded a $23,063 grant to for a new rainwater catchment system by the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) and Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) from the Community Development Partnership Program. At the presentation Thursday, April 21, are, from left, Shirley King, Granite Shoals mayor pro tem; Diana Gonzales, PEC representative; Stan Weik, LCRA CDPP committee member; Lori A. Berger, LCRA Board member; George W. Russell, LCRA Board member; Dennis Maier, former Granite Shoals mayor; Donna Maier, master gardener and chairwoman of the Beautification Advisory Group; Peggy Smith, assistant city manager; Mayor Carl Brugger; and Ken Nickel, city manager.
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Highlander Managing Editor Lew K. Cohn met Nile Rodgers of CHIC at the American Airlines Center on Tuesday, April 19, after he opened for Duran Duran.
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By LEW K. COHN The Highlander Managing Editor   The news from the doctor was devastating, said Nile Rodgers, lead guitarist and founder of seminal disco/dance band CHIC. Rodgers found out in... + continue reading