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Fans perch on the deck of Lakeside Pavilion and spread out along the hillside of Lakeside Park in Marble Falls to hear country legend Joe Ely, left, and rocking violinist Warren Hood at FiestaJAM Saturday night, Sept. 24.

Monday, September 26, 2016
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander As many as 600 fans of music and fine spirits visited FiestaJAM Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23-24, and organizers Bob Linder and john Arthur martinez judged the event, third in its young history, a success. “There is not stopping it now,”... + continue reading

Glynis Crawford Smith/The HighlanderRecipients of Apple Awards from Friends of the Marble Falls Library are, seated from left, Gay Nell Vinson and Donna Herrington (on behalf of their mother Margie Schroeter), Nadeen Comann, Dolores Whitman, Ronnie Huber; on the second row, from left, Rebecca Nunnally, Lynda Burgess, Joe DeAtkine, Syl Gaisbauer, Bob Macrae, Jane O’Donnell and Sara Teague and, third row, Charlie Cummins, John Racz.

Monday, September 26, 2016
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander An Apple Tree ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 21, honored volunteers with Friends of the Marble Falls Library who logged more than 290 years of service to reading resource at 101 Main Street. Of 17 volunteers honored, none had devoted fewer than 15... + continue reading
Sunday, September 25, 2016
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The City of Horseshoe Bay on Saturday night, Sept. 24, posted a notice to citizens to boil water before consumption that has been rescinded. The city's water supply has tested clear and safe for drinking, cooking, and making ice. The temporary notice to boil water was issued when a routine... + continue reading

Mustangs fall to 0-2 in district play going into bye week. Alamo Heights, Boerne Champion and Dripping Springs are all 2-0 at the break.

Saturday, September 24, 2016
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By Mark Goodson   Highlander Sports Editor   Medina Valley turned the tide in the second quarter with a blocked punt and a key interception to score 21 points in less than four minutes late in the quarter to take command of the District 26-5A football game between... + continue reading

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Friday, September 23, 2016
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BY ALEXANDRIA RANDOLPH Pumpkin spice lovers, rejoice! Area meteorologists are predicting a cold front to move in over the weekend, with fall weather on its skirt-tails. The National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio shows a chance for thunderstorms over the weekend, with a 20 percent chance... + continue reading

Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander

Fans perch on the deck of Lakeside Pavilion and spread out along the hillside of Lakeside Park in Marble Falls to hear country legend Joe Ely, left, and rocking violinist Warren Hood at FiestaJAM Saturday night, Sept. 24.

Glynis Crawford Smith/The HighlanderRecipients of Apple Awards from Friends of the Marble Falls Library are, seated from left, Gay Nell Vinson and Donna Herrington (on behalf of their mother Margie Schroeter), Nadeen Comann, Dolores Whitman, Ronnie Huber; on the second row, from left, Rebecca Nunnally, Lynda Burgess, Joe DeAtkine, Syl Gaisbauer, Bob Macrae, Jane O’Donnell and Sara Teague and, third row, Charlie Cummins, John Racz.

Mustangs fall to 0-2 in district play going into bye week. Alamo Heights, Boerne Champion and Dripping Springs are all 2-0 at the break.

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BY GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH THE HIGHLANDER Residents of Marble Falls will not see quite as large a water rate increase as anticipated when the sale of $7.93 million in bonds for infrastructure projects was first proposed. The Marble Falls City Council on Tuesday, Sept. 20, came to a consensus... + continue reading
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By Lew K. Cohn, Managing Editor The Highlander According to FeedingTexas.org, there are 2,770 children at risk of hunger in Burnet County as an estimated one in six people live in what are termed “food insecure” homes. A food insecure home is one in which “consistent access... + continue reading

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Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander

Fans perch on the deck of Lakeside Pavilion and spread out along the hillside of Lakeside Park in Marble Falls to hear country legend Joe Ely, left, and rocking violinist Warren Hood at FiestaJAM Saturday night, Sept. 24.

09/26/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander As many as 600 fans of music and fine spirits visited FiestaJAM Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23-24, and organizers Bob Linder and john Arthur martinez judged the event, third in its young history, a success. “There is not stopping it now,”... + continue reading

Glynis Crawford Smith/The HighlanderRecipients of Apple Awards from Friends of the Marble Falls Library are, seated from left, Gay Nell Vinson and Donna Herrington (on behalf of their mother Margie Schroeter), Nadeen Comann, Dolores Whitman, Ronnie Huber; on the second row, from left, Rebecca Nunnally, Lynda Burgess, Joe DeAtkine, Syl Gaisbauer, Bob Macrae, Jane O’Donnell and Sara Teague and, third row, Charlie Cummins, John Racz.

09/26/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander An Apple Tree ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 21, honored volunteers with Friends of the Marble Falls Library who logged more than 290 years of service to reading resource at 101 Main Street. Of 17 volunteers honored, none had devoted fewer than 15... + continue reading
09/25/2016 - 0 comment(s)
The City of Horseshoe Bay on Saturday night, Sept. 24, posted a notice to citizens to boil water before consumption that has been rescinded. The city's water supply has tested clear and safe for drinking, cooking, and making ice. The temporary notice to boil water was issued when a routine... + continue reading
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Sports

Mustangs fall to 0-2 in district play going into bye week. Alamo Heights, Boerne Champion and Dripping Springs are all 2-0 at the break.

09/24/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Mark Goodson   Highlander Sports Editor   Medina Valley turned the tide in the second quarter with a blocked punt and a key interception to score 21 points in less... + continue reading

Marble Falls defender Latham Nakhleh intercepts a pass for the Mustangs. Marble Falls has six interceptions on the season, including three by linebacker Heath Dooley.

22/09/16 - 0 comment(s)

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Michael Wilcox huals in a pass during the Mustangs' District 26-5A opener with the Alamo Heights Mules.

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Features

An estimated one in six people live in Burnet County live in “food insecure” homes.

09/21/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Lew K. Cohn, Managing Editor The Highlander According to FeedingTexas.org, there are 2,770 children at risk of hunger in Burnet County as an estimated one in six people live in what are termed... + continue reading

Playwright Phil Olson, center, and the cast and crew of the Hill Country Community Theatre's production of "Don't Hug Me."

09/09/16 - 0 comment(s)

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Sydney Bristow Cohn (April 27, 2003 to Sept. 20, 2016)

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By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander   The decision to put my dog down was the hardest decision I have ever had to make. My wife Betty came to my office Monday, Sept. 19,... + continue reading

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At one point during her Choctaw Casino concert Friday night, there was about six feet of separation between me and Joan Jett. She is still an incredible performer. 

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