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Friday, November 21, 2014
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by Alexandria Randolph The suspect of a double homicide in Burnet County on the morning of Aug. 19 was indicted Thursday, Nov. 6 on charge of capital murder of multiple persons. Garrett James Ballard, 21, was indicted in the 424th Judicial District Court on charge of capital murder of multiple... + continue reading

Students across MFISD campuses celebrated reading by creating cakes inspired by their favorite books.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
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By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula Some might say the best part about baking a cake is eating it. Marble Falls Independent School District students, families and faculty reaped the rewards of hard work in the kitchen, eating students’ book-inspired masterpieces in, well, big pieces Monday evening,... + continue reading

Fernando Ramirez, 9, Kati Nelson, 9, and Clarissa Mata, 10, all fourth-graders at Highland Lakes Elementary, learn how to use the new circuit board in the Challenge Lab. They are now able to enjoy such science equipment in the learning lab, having bought it with $140 in earnings from selling their hand-made lip balm and bubblegum.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
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By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula Teachers strive to find creative ways to impart wisdom to their students, and mastering Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) state-mandated requirements along the way is an added bonus. Five 4th-graders in D’Ann Ross’ “Challenge Lab” at... + continue reading
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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The Walkway of Lights will shine for another year in Marble Falls, starting with an opening this Friday, Nov. 21, and continuing through Jan. 1, 2015, at Lakeside Park. Hours for the walkway will be from 6-10 p.m. each night. The community's annual “Christmas Light Up Parade,”... + continue reading

Alexandria Randolph/The Highlander A student shows Charles and Priscilla Goeken of Johnson City how to generate rain in an interactive, topographical exhibit at the Hill Country Science Mill Sneak Peek on Saturday, Nov. 15.
Monday, November 17, 2014
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by Alexandria Randolph The Hill Country Science Mill in Johnson City opened its doors Saturday evening, Nov. 15, for a sneak peek of state-of-the-art exhibits that will soon be available to students in the region and from far beyond. The facility's endeavor begins and focuses on the... + continue reading

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Students across MFISD campuses celebrated reading by creating cakes inspired by their favorite books.

Fernando Ramirez, 9, Kati Nelson, 9, and Clarissa Mata, 10, all fourth-graders at Highland Lakes Elementary, learn how to use the new circuit board in the Challenge Lab. They are now able to enjoy such science equipment in the learning lab, having bought it with $140 in earnings from selling their hand-made lip balm and bubblegum.

Alexandria Randolph/The Highlander A student shows Charles and Priscilla Goeken of Johnson City how to generate rain in an interactive, topographical exhibit at the Hill Country Science Mill Sneak Peek on Saturday, Nov. 15.

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11/26/2014
by Alexandria Randolph Marble Falls Police are urging residents of a local apartment complex to remain calm after conflicting stories were spread about an assault that occurred earlier this week. Police said while they are investigating an assault that took place at the complex, rumors of a... + continue reading
11/25/2014
By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula Already more than 450 deer have been trapped in Horseshoe Bay, with more scheduled to be removed after the Thanksgiving holidays, officials said. So far, 454 deer have been trapped and removed, said city manager Stan Farmer on Monday, Nov. 24. Trapping will pick back up... + continue reading

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Garrett Ballard
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by Alexandria Randolph The suspect of a double homicide in Burnet County on the morning of Aug. 19 was indicted Thursday, Nov. 6 on charge of capital murder of multiple persons. Garrett James Ballard, 21, was indicted in the 424th Judicial District Court on charge of capital murder of multiple... + continue reading

Students across MFISD campuses celebrated reading by creating cakes inspired by their favorite books.
11/20/2014 - 0 comment(s)
By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula Some might say the best part about baking a cake is eating it. Marble Falls Independent School District students, families and faculty reaped the rewards of hard work in the kitchen, eating students’ book-inspired masterpieces in, well, big pieces Monday evening,... + continue reading

Fernando Ramirez, 9, Kati Nelson, 9, and Clarissa Mata, 10, all fourth-graders at Highland Lakes Elementary, learn how to use the new circuit board in the Challenge Lab. They are now able to enjoy such science equipment in the learning lab, having bought it with $140 in earnings from selling their hand-made lip balm and bubblegum.
11/20/2014 - 0 comment(s)
By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula Teachers strive to find creative ways to impart wisdom to their students, and mastering Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) state-mandated requirements along the way is an added bonus. Five 4th-graders in D’Ann Ross’ “Challenge Lab” at... + continue reading
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Abbie Salmeron wears her crown as homecoming queen.
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Abbie Salmeron was named homecoming queen Friday night for Marble Falls High School. Salmeron is a senior and member of the Starlettes. + continue reading

Mark Goodson/staff Chris Carter dislodges the football from Leander's Ray Gibson.
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Mark Goodson/staff Georgetown played some physical football and hande Marble Falls a 62-35 loss Friday night.
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Marble Falls defense held the Dripping Springs Tigers to 58 yards rushing Friday.
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Contributed Pokey Park, a returning sculptor in the Sculpture on Main competition, will be entering this artwork for judging.
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by Alexandria Randolph Within a few days, new sculptures will be converging on Main Street for Marble Falls Annual “Sculpture on Main” competition. Sculptures will be installed... + continue reading

Karen Perry, far left, from Houston and Joyce Simpson, far right, from Dallas, look at buttons with Freda Knight, middle, and Cynthia Boatman, who are both members of the Ft. Worth Button Club.
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MFHS theater students Corey Bogue, Katie Mintz and Robynne Sisco-Martinez manage to play roles much older than their years.
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By Ed Sterling. AUSTIN — Tensions continued last week, concerning the tens of thousands of Central Americans — primarily unaccompanied minors and women with small children... + continue reading