Photo by Glynis Crawford Smith The 'good ol' bucks club' should be safe this fall when a new pilot program to thin urban deer should begin. The Granite Shoals City Council on Tuesday, Feb. 9, instructed city staff to prepare the ordinance to institute a program of bow hunting does developed by the city Wildlife Committee.
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Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander An ambitious plan for streets, an old debate over the airport and a pilot program to thin urban deer all were tackled by the Granite Shoals City Council Tuesday, Feb. 9. See the story in the Friday, Feb. 12, edition of The Highlander. + continue reading

At Texas Registered Municipal Clerk certification graduation are Kerrville City Secretary Brenda Craig (left) and Granite Shoals City Secretary Elaine Simpson. Marble Falls City Secretary Christina McDonald (not pictured) completed the rigorous re-certification as well.
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City secretaries, including Marble Falls City Secretary Christina McDonald, Horseshoe Bay City Secretary Teresa L. Moore and Granite Shoals City Secretary Elaine Simpson stay up to date on election law through regular certification. For the story, see the Friday, Feb. 12, edition of The Highlander... + continue reading

Mark Goodson/Highland Lakes Newspapers Tottie's suffered extensive damages after what authorities have ruled an accidental fire in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Feb. 9.
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by Alexandria Randolph The well known local hang-out Tottie's sustained significant damage in a fire in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Feb. 9. Marble Falls Fire Rescue Chief Johnny Caraway said the fire had been ruled accidental, but the exact cause was unknown. “We got the call a... + continue reading

Students experiment with stethoscopes after the Heart Lab, Friday, Feb. 5.
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By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula It takes some students longer than others to warm to the cold heart on the lab table in front of them. Eventually, though, they all just have to touch it. “Ew, this is so gross...Let me feel that one,” said Melissa Resendiz, fourth grader at Spicewood... + continue reading

Stopping into the Burnet County Meals on Wheels & Senior Center Wednesday, Feb. 3 are this group of friends: Patty Smith, Carol Price, Dorothy Williams, Carolin Clark, B.J. Burton, Debra Denn and Mary Burcham.
Monday, February 8, 2016
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By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula Burnet County Meals on Wheels & Senior Activity Center in Marble Falls is inviting the community to an open house on Friday, Feb. 12, from 10 a.m.-noon at the Boys & Girls Club Seriff Center on Broadway. Meals on Wheels serves lunchtime meals each weekday at the... + continue reading

Photo by Glynis Crawford Smith The 'good ol' bucks club' should be safe this fall when a new pilot program to thin urban deer should begin. The Granite Shoals City Council on Tuesday, Feb. 9, instructed city staff to prepare the ordinance to institute a program of bow hunting does developed by the city Wildlife Committee.

At Texas Registered Municipal Clerk certification graduation are Kerrville City Secretary Brenda Craig (left) and Granite Shoals City Secretary Elaine Simpson. Marble Falls City Secretary Christina McDonald (not pictured) completed the rigorous re-certification as well.

Mark Goodson/Highland Lakes Newspapers Tottie's suffered extensive damages after what authorities have ruled an accidental fire in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Students experiment with stethoscopes after the Heart Lab, Friday, Feb. 5.

Stopping into the Burnet County Meals on Wheels & Senior Center Wednesday, Feb. 3 are this group of friends: Patty Smith, Carol Price, Dorothy Williams, Carolin Clark, B.J. Burton, Debra Denn and Mary Burcham.

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By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula Marble Falls Fire Rescue will have a new fire chief starting March 8 after Russell Sander was hired from the Missouri City, Texas, department where he served as chief since 2006. Current Fire Chief Johnny Caraway will “step back into the fire marshal’s... + continue reading
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Falls Career High School (FCHS) students will be offering another way to recognize Valentine’s Day. Okay, the day after Valentine’s Day. The blood drive scheduled for Feb. 15 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. will be the last of the school year. The Bloodmobile from the Blood Center of Central Texas... + continue reading

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Photo by Glynis Crawford Smith The 'good ol' bucks club' should be safe this fall when a new pilot program to thin urban deer should begin. The Granite Shoals City Council on Tuesday, Feb. 9, instructed city staff to prepare the ordinance to institute a program of bow hunting does developed by the city Wildlife Committee.
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Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander An ambitious plan for streets, an old debate over the airport and a pilot program to thin urban deer all were tackled by the Granite Shoals City Council Tuesday, Feb. 9. See the story in the Friday, Feb. 12, edition of The Highlander. + continue reading

At Texas Registered Municipal Clerk certification graduation are Kerrville City Secretary Brenda Craig (left) and Granite Shoals City Secretary Elaine Simpson. Marble Falls City Secretary Christina McDonald (not pictured) completed the rigorous re-certification as well.
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City secretaries, including Marble Falls City Secretary Christina McDonald, Horseshoe Bay City Secretary Teresa L. Moore and Granite Shoals City Secretary Elaine Simpson stay up to date on election law through regular certification. For the story, see the Friday, Feb. 12, edition of The Highlander... + continue reading

Mark Goodson/Highland Lakes Newspapers Tottie's suffered extensive damages after what authorities have ruled an accidental fire in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Feb. 9.
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by Alexandria Randolph The well known local hang-out Tottie's sustained significant damage in a fire in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Feb. 9. Marble Falls Fire Rescue Chief Johnny Caraway said the fire had been ruled accidental, but the exact cause was unknown. “We got the call a... + continue reading
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By Mark Goodson Highlander Sports Editor Senior Reann Hall scored 17 points to lead three double-figure scorers for the Lady Muistans in their season finale at home Tuesday against the Cedar Park... + continue reading

Mark Goodson/The Highlander -- Perla Osorio battles a Georgetown defender during Tuesday's soccer game at Mustang Stadium. Marble Falls' girls squad stayed close with Georgetown until falling back to a 3-0 deficit by the end of the game.
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Mark Goodson/The Highlander -- Ryan Becker and Ethan Reed signed letters of intent on Wednesday's National Signing Day for football players. Becker plans to play for Southern Methodist University and Reed has signed to play for Abilene Christian University.
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Mah Jong,ancient game with a history of pleasure, will be taught Tuesday, Feb. 16, at Texas Tech Hill Country in Marble Falls.
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By Glynis Crawford Smith Embrace the Mah Jong craze, learn to fiddle with that new fangled phone successfully, write family tales with a flare, enhance your world view and more by enrolling in new... + continue reading

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Your opinion counts. Vote for your local favorites in our Readers Choice Awards competition...underway now. The deadline is fast-approaching, so please fill out the ballot page found in each edition... + continue reading