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Gabriella Hansche is escorted by her father Jeremy Hansche to her first day of pre-kindergarten classes at Marble Falls Elementary School on Aug. 22. Visit The-Highlander facebook page for more photos of first day arrivals at MFES ( http://bit.ly/2bFX3z6 ), the New Teacher Breakfast on Aug. 8 ( http://bit.ly/2blQmls ) and the Back to School Blast on Aug. 6, ( http://bit.ly/2cf6F9b) .

Friday, August 26, 2016
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The Back to School Blast is done. New Teachers have been welcomed by the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce. And, this week Marble Falls ISD students returned to the classrooms. Many children will be walking or riding their bicycles to and from school – many of them during the... + continue reading

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In suit and tie, center, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams is surrounded by veterans of military service during the Vietnam War era whom he honored Thursday, Aug. 25. Each honoree received a certificate recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and a commemorative pin presented on behalf of the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a grateful nation. Follow this link for more photos on Facebook ( http://bit.ly/2c1HRk1 )

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by Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander More than 70 U.S. military veterans from the Vietnam War era were honored Thursday morning, Aug. 25, at a ceremony sponsored by Congressman Roger Williams at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10376 in Marble Falls. “Congressman Williams is one of... + continue reading

An aerial map shows the route from Ranch to Market Road 1431 to Marble Falls High School 'Home' parking via Mustang Drive and 'Visitors' and Colt Elementary School parking via the Manzano Mile.

Friday, August 26, 2016
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Parking for Marble Falls High School (MFHS) Mustang football and Lady ‘Stangs volleyball has two overflow options and fans can depend on the Mustang Express Shuttle to get to the games, even on the most crowded nights. For the best parking for Friday game nights this fall, the following... + continue reading

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Still honeymooning after 64 years of marriage, George and Germaine Gaulin, formerly of Rhode Island and now of Georgetown, share the fun of stomping grapes Lucille-Ball-style at the 27th Annual Grape Stomp and Harvest Festival on Saturday, Aug. 20. George, who sang French folksongs to his bride, memorialized his romp through the stomp with vintage footprints on a commemorative tee shirt. The festival continues at the winery on Lake Buchanan in the Tow Community this Saturday, Aug. 27. See more photos on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2bop4PK

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Forecasts for skies over Lake Buchanan are more promising for the return of the 27th Annual Grape Stomp and Harvest Festival at Fall Creek Vineyard (FCV) this weekend. Rains that continued to replenish the lake on and off Saturday, Aug. 20, did not keep... + continue reading

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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BY ALEXANDRIA RANDOLPH Editor's note: This story first appeared in the Wednesday, Aug. 24 edition of the Burnet Bulletin, and the Friday, Aug. 26 edition of The Highlander, in which it was reported that two individuals, Terry Wayne Perkins and Travis Carl Kerr, were each charged with... + continue reading

Gabriella Hansche is escorted by her father Jeremy Hansche to her first day of pre-kindergarten classes at Marble Falls Elementary School on Aug. 22. Visit The-Highlander facebook page for more photos of first day arrivals at MFES ( http://bit.ly/2bFX3z6 ), the New Teacher Breakfast on Aug. 8 ( http://bit.ly/2blQmls ) and the Back to School Blast on Aug. 6, ( http://bit.ly/2cf6F9b) .

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER

In suit and tie, center, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams is surrounded by veterans of military service during the Vietnam War era whom he honored Thursday, Aug. 25. Each honoree received a certificate recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and a commemorative pin presented on behalf of the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a grateful nation. Follow this link for more photos on Facebook ( http://bit.ly/2c1HRk1 )

An aerial map shows the route from Ranch to Market Road 1431 to Marble Falls High School 'Home' parking via Mustang Drive and 'Visitors' and Colt Elementary School parking via the Manzano Mile.

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER

Still honeymooning after 64 years of marriage, George and Germaine Gaulin, formerly of Rhode Island and now of Georgetown, share the fun of stomping grapes Lucille-Ball-style at the 27th Annual Grape Stomp and Harvest Festival on Saturday, Aug. 20. George, who sang French folksongs to his bride, memorialized his romp through the stomp with vintage footprints on a commemorative tee shirt. The festival continues at the winery on Lake Buchanan in the Tow Community this Saturday, Aug. 27. See more photos on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2bop4PK

Terry Wayne Perkins

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Gabriella Hansche is escorted by her father Jeremy Hansche to her first day of pre-kindergarten classes at Marble Falls Elementary School on Aug. 22. Visit The-Highlander facebook page for more photos of first day arrivals at MFES ( http://bit.ly/2bFX3z6 ), the New Teacher Breakfast on Aug. 8 ( http://bit.ly/2blQmls ) and the Back to School Blast on Aug. 6, ( http://bit.ly/2cf6F9b) .

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The Back to School Blast is done. New Teachers have been welcomed by the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce. And, this week Marble Falls ISD students returned to the classrooms. Many children will be walking or riding their bicycles to and from school – many of them during the... + continue reading

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER

In suit and tie, center, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams is surrounded by veterans of military service during the Vietnam War era whom he honored Thursday, Aug. 25. Each honoree received a certificate recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and a commemorative pin presented on behalf of the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a grateful nation. Follow this link for more photos on Facebook ( http://bit.ly/2c1HRk1 )

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by Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander More than 70 U.S. military veterans from the Vietnam War era were honored Thursday morning, Aug. 25, at a ceremony sponsored by Congressman Roger Williams at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10376 in Marble Falls. “Congressman Williams is one of... + continue reading

An aerial map shows the route from Ranch to Market Road 1431 to Marble Falls High School 'Home' parking via Mustang Drive and 'Visitors' and Colt Elementary School parking via the Manzano Mile.

08/26/2016 - 0 comment(s)
Parking for Marble Falls High School (MFHS) Mustang football and Lady ‘Stangs volleyball has two overflow options and fans can depend on the Mustang Express Shuttle to get to the games, even on the most crowded nights. For the best parking for Friday game nights this fall, the following... + continue reading
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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

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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, Managing Editor The Highlander I confess. I think I am the one originally responsible for all of this rain in Burnet County. It started innocently enough. The cast was in the... + 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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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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