Forecasts still hold out hopes for improvements for Saturday night, May 28, and the Memorial Day weekend. See more from the National Weather Service on Facebook: The-Highlander.
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Gusty southerly winds are adding moisture and, while afternoon and evening thunderstorms are possible today, Wednesday, May 24, the threat is predicted to escalate and the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued severe weather alerts. “The broad trough of low pressure over the western US... + continue reading
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By Lew K. Cohn The Highlander Managing Editor Primary runner up Debbie Bindseil upset Coach Larry Berkman to take the Republican runoff election for the Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace in tonight's final Burnet County election returns. Bindseil, who received 769 votes in the March primary,... + continue reading

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Horseshoe Bay Fire Chief Joe Morris, left, presents a 15-year service award to Keith Payne at the Meeting of the city council Tuesday, May 17.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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BY GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH THE HIGHLANDER   The Horseshoe Bay City Council voted Tuesday, May 17, to issue up to $4.9 million in certificates of obligation for improvements to the West Water Plant and acquisition of two new fire engines. A portion of proceeds from the issuance... + continue reading

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Meadowlakes City Secretary Loren Meiner, left, administers the oath of office to returning city council members on Tuesday, May 17. They are, continuing to left, Place 3 member Jerry Drummond, Mayor Mary Ann Raesener and Place 1 member Mike Barry.
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BY GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH THE HIGHLANDER   The City of Meadowlakes was among cities with uncontested city elections in 2016 and three city leaders will continue service on the city council. Mayor Mary Ann Raesener and councilmen Mike Barry in Place 1 and Jerry Drummond... + continue reading

BY GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Standing together after Marble Falls High School honors announcements Thursday, May 19, are the three top graduates of the Class of 2016. From right to left, they are William “Liam” Baskin, valedictorian; his brother, Wiley R. Baskin, salutatorian; and their sister, Terrill Baskin, ranked third in the class.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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BY GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH THE HIGHLANDER The announcement of valedictorian and salutatorian was the climax of Marble Falls High School Scholarship Awards Program Thursday, May 18—a big announcement, but perhaps not the biggest story. William “Liam” Baskin was ranked... + continue reading

Forecasts still hold out hopes for improvements for Saturday night, May 28, and the Memorial Day weekend. See more from the National Weather Service on Facebook: The-Highlander.

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Horseshoe Bay Fire Chief Joe Morris, left, presents a 15-year service award to Keith Payne at the Meeting of the city council Tuesday, May 17.

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Meadowlakes City Secretary Loren Meiner, left, administers the oath of office to returning city council members on Tuesday, May 17. They are, continuing to left, Place 3 member Jerry Drummond, Mayor Mary Ann Raesener and Place 1 member Mike Barry.

BY GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Standing together after Marble Falls High School honors announcements Thursday, May 19, are the three top graduates of the Class of 2016. From right to left, they are William “Liam” Baskin, valedictorian; his brother, Wiley R. Baskin, salutatorian; and their sister, Terrill Baskin, ranked third in the class.

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05/25/2016
Marble Falls Middle School held induction ceremonies for the Junior Honor Society on Tuesday, May 17. They included 8th graders being recognized for three years in the JHS: Ben Anderson, Ethan Crouse, Lillian Czimskey, Cole Gelinas, Bailey Kelleyk, Evan Kroese, Madison Lewis, Aislin Magee, Emily... + continue reading
05/25/2016
Due to anticipated rain on Thursday, May 26, seal coating scheduled in Horseshoe Bay (yellow section of the city paving map) has been canceled for that day. Work will begin on the yellow section on Tuesday, May 31 if weather permits. Alpha Paving Industries has been contracted by the... + continue reading

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Forecasts still hold out hopes for improvements for Saturday night, May 28, and the Memorial Day weekend. See more from the National Weather Service on Facebook: The-Highlander.
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Gusty southerly winds are adding moisture and, while afternoon and evening thunderstorms are possible today, Wednesday, May 24, the threat is predicted to escalate and the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued severe weather alerts. “The broad trough of low pressure over the western US... + continue reading
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By Lew K. Cohn The Highlander Managing Editor Primary runner up Debbie Bindseil upset Coach Larry Berkman to take the Republican runoff election for the Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace in tonight's final Burnet County election returns. Bindseil, who received 769 votes in the March primary,... + continue reading

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Horseshoe Bay Fire Chief Joe Morris, left, presents a 15-year service award to Keith Payne at the Meeting of the city council Tuesday, May 17.
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BY GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH THE HIGHLANDER   The Horseshoe Bay City Council voted Tuesday, May 17, to issue up to $4.9 million in certificates of obligation for improvements to the West Water Plant and acquisition of two new fire engines. A portion of proceeds from the issuance... + continue reading
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Marble Falls' Dillon Mayberry tries to stretch for a touchdown. Mayberry, who will be a sophomore in the fall, was ruled short of the goal-line. Three players later Heath Dooley intercepted an Andrew Stripling pass and returned it for a touchdown. Later in the game, Dooley had another pick six against junior quarterback Zach Rangel.
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By Mark Goodson Highlander Sports Editor Marble Falls linebacker Heath Dooley had two interceptions returned for touchdowns in Monday's spring game for the Marble Falls Mustangs. Drake Harkins... + continue reading

Mark Goodson/The Highlander Reann Hall is joined by her mother Rachel and brother Michael at Monday's signing. Hall signed to play basketball for Tarleton State University.
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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/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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BY GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Standing together after Marble Falls High School honors announcements Thursday, May 19, are the three top graduates of the Class of 2016. From right to left, they are William “Liam” Baskin, valedictorian; his brother, Wiley R. Baskin, salutatorian; and their sister, Terrill Baskin, ranked third in the class.
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BY GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH THE HIGHLANDER The announcement of valedictorian and salutatorian was the climax of Marble Falls High School Scholarship Awards Program Thursday, May 18—a big... + continue reading

Abstract artist M. Allison Sacra will offer a demonstration Thursday, May 19, and a full-day workshop May 24, both sponsored by Highland Art Guild & Gallery in Marble Falls. Instruction for budding artists is planned in June.
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GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Against a digital set of the Northern Lights Phoebe Greening as Glory. Left, and Jon Kroese as East appear in the first scene of “Almost, Maine,” the Marble Falls High School production beginning tonight, Friday, May 6, and continuing Saturday and Sunday at Hill Country Community Theatre. Moms will be admitted free on Sunday, Mother's Day.
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By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor Highland Lakes Newspapers I was so excited when it was finally Sunday, April 24, and Game of Thrones returned to HBO for its sixth season. The epic drama, based on... + continue reading

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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