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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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By Lew K. Cohn, Managing Editor The Highlander Proposed changes to the bylaws of the Pedernales Electric Cooperative that change how directors are elected were passed Monday, Aug. 15, by the co-op's board of directors during a meeting that, at times, was very heated and tense. The... + continue reading

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Scott Lumbert survived this crash of his top fuel hydro drag boat "Spirit of Texas" at LakeFest on Sunday, Aug. 14, and he is still hospitalized at University Medical Center Brackenridge Hospital in Austin.

Friday, August 19, 2016
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By Christi Bertelson Highland Lakes Newspapers   Scott Lumbert is showing signs of progress after injuries sustained during the boat races at LakeFest on Sunday, Aug. 14, according to his wife Lynn. “Scott is showing progress; it is baby steps and we still have a long road,... + continue reading
Friday, August 19, 2016
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By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Scott & White Health Plan (SWHP) will pull out of the federal health care marketplace in 2017, the health insurer announced Wednesday, Aug. 17. The Temple-based company announced it would continue to offer selected bronze off-marketplace... + continue reading

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Friday, August 19, 2016
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BY ALEXANDRIA RANDOLPH Two men were arrested early Wednesday morning after a theft from Puffy's pawn shop led to a police chase through Marble Falls. Bao Huvn, 25, was charged with evading arrest with a vehicle and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, both third-degree felonies.... + continue reading

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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By Glynis Crawford Smith THE HIGHLANDER Gary Boshears has been named chief of the Granite Shoals Police Department. City Manager Ken Nickel made the announcement of the appointment during a budget workshop of the Granite Shoals City Council Monday night, Aug. 15. Boshears had been named... + continue reading

Contributed/Eric Debris

Scott Lumbert survived this crash of his top fuel hydro drag boat "Spirit of Texas" at LakeFest on Sunday, Aug. 14, and he is still hospitalized at University Medical Center Brackenridge Hospital in Austin.

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08/15/2016
The Highland Lakes Texas Exes Chapter has been re-activated and is re-establishing their University of Texas Longhorn family with an event from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18. The event, with appetizers and beverages, will be held at Mama's Home Cooking, 200 South West Street in Burnet... + continue reading
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The body of a man who drowned in Lake LBJ near Sunrise Beach Village was recovered Wednesday, Aug. 10, after a two-day search. The victim was later identified as William Thorton Jr., 74, of Harlingen. According to a statement released by Sunrise Beach Village Police Chief Laurie Brock, the... + continue reading

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08/23/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Lew K. Cohn, Managing Editor The Highlander Proposed changes to the bylaws of the Pedernales Electric Cooperative that change how directors are elected were passed Monday, Aug. 15, by the co-op's board of directors during a meeting that, at times, was very heated and tense. The... + continue reading

Contributed/Eric Debris

Scott Lumbert survived this crash of his top fuel hydro drag boat "Spirit of Texas" at LakeFest on Sunday, Aug. 14, and he is still hospitalized at University Medical Center Brackenridge Hospital in Austin.

08/19/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Christi Bertelson Highland Lakes Newspapers   Scott Lumbert is showing signs of progress after injuries sustained during the boat races at LakeFest on Sunday, Aug. 14, according to his wife Lynn. “Scott is showing progress; it is baby steps and we still have a long road,... + continue reading
08/19/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Scott & White Health Plan (SWHP) will pull out of the federal health care marketplace in 2017, the health insurer announced Wednesday, Aug. 17. The Temple-based company announced it would continue to offer selected bronze off-marketplace... + continue reading
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CHRISTI BERTELSON/HIGHLALND LAKES NEWSPAPERS
Gaynelle Sutherland has a special place in her heart for David Morgan and could not let him leave for Minnesota Viking training camp without saying goodbye one last time.
She watched Morgan grow up and rooted for him with the Marble Falls Mustangs and the UT San Antonio Roadrunners. Friday, July 23, she said she would be watching for him now on a new team.

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MARK GOODSON/THE HIGHLANDER SPORTS EDITOR David Morgan, Marble Falls High School’s first player drafted in the National Football League, signed autographs July 23, a farewell before reporting... + continue reading

MARK GOODSON/THE HIGHLANDER SPORTS EDITOR
Leo Manzano, a graduate of Marble Falls High School and The University of Texas, leads a run with fans on the Leonel Manzano Hike, Bike & Run Trail at the Granite Shoals 50th Year Bash in April. The silver-medal Olympian was seconds short of qualifying for a third Olympics in final trials Sunday.

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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 Lue Angell sat under the shade tree in a her flip flops Friday morning, reflecting on 29 years of living in the country on the north shores of Lake... + continue reading

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Lew K. Cohn/The Highlander

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. 

08/05/2016 - 0 comment(s)
by Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor Highland Lakes Newspapers   Very few people have not heard of the theory of six degrees of separation — the theory that everyone and everything... + continue reading

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Hotel owner Foster Wilson (Managing Editor Lew K. Cohn) is stunned at the shooting prowess of Annie Oakley (Christine Ashbaugh) during a Hill Country Community Theatre performance of Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun.” The real Annie Oakley was an empowering figure for American women who, during her heyday, earned more than anyone else in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West except Buffalo Bill Cody himself. 

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CONTRIBUTED/UT ATHLETICS
Coach Clovis Hale speaks to his players during his time as an assistant coach at the University of Texas at Austin. Hale died in an auto accident in Spicewood July 2 and funeral services were held Friday, July 8, in Loraine in Mitchell County.

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