Thursday, July 23, 2015
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By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula On July 8, Horseshoe Bay Municipal Judge Kevin Madison decided the fate of one of the city’s few convenience stores, an official said at the Horseshoe Bay City Council meeting last week. The Texan Mart, a fixture in the city since the late 1970s or early 1980s,... + continue reading

Outgoing council members Phillip Lee and Michele Shackelford discuss their plans for after their service on the city council ends in November.
Monday, July 20, 2015
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By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula Horseshoe Bay’s City Hall has been busy with residents picking up election packets, which are required to run for elected office. Two council seats and the mayor’s chair are up for grabs in November. Mayor Steve Jordan said he will run for office again, but... + continue reading

Contributed. Vicki & Joe Morris will be moving to Horseshoe Bay in August.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
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By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula The Horseshoe Bay City Council at its meeting Tuesday, July 14, appointed a fire chief to replace the last chief who resigned in April. Joe Morris was a battalion chief at the Arlington Fire Department, where he has worked his entire 29-year career. Morris is expected... + continue reading

Just one work of art at the exhibition is “Hope” (Acrylic on wood). The artist, Sara, writes this statement about the piece: “There are bumps, bruises and scratches but the tree kept growing. There is a period of dark and then there is light surrounding it within the tree’s rings. The dark is different on each wood slice. There is hope because even though it went through all this, it still kept growing.”
Monday, July 13, 2015
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By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula Art is at its core an outlet for emotions, positive and negative, big and small, and everything in between. Artistic expression can also be a therapeutic method encouraging emotional growth in children, helping them heal from abuse and trauma. All artwork featured in... + continue reading

Contributed. Randy Guffey, MFHS aerospace engineering teacher, and students Eric Avalos, Marshall Jett, Tyler Taber and Connor White, get ready to head to New Mexico, their Goddard rocket on the trailer behind them.
Monday, July 13, 2015
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By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula Three Marble Falls High School (MFHS) recent alumni and one soon-to-be senior represented the Highland Lakes community last week at the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, where they presented their 18-foot long, 450 pound Goddard supersonic rocket... + continue reading

Outgoing council members Phillip Lee and Michele Shackelford discuss their plans for after their service on the city council ends in November.

Contributed. Vicki & Joe Morris will be moving to Horseshoe Bay in August.

Just one work of art at the exhibition is “Hope” (Acrylic on wood). The artist, Sara, writes this statement about the piece: “There are bumps, bruises and scratches but the tree kept growing. There is a period of dark and then there is light surrounding it within the tree’s rings. The dark is different on each wood slice. There is hope because even though it went through all this, it still kept growing.”

Contributed. Randy Guffey, MFHS aerospace engineering teacher, and students Eric Avalos, Marshall Jett, Tyler Taber and Connor White, get ready to head to New Mexico, their Goddard rocket on the trailer behind them.

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07/23/2015
By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula Often when benefits are held in the Highland Lakes region, results outpace expectations. Organizers of a benefit for John McGee, Spicewood Volunteer Fire Department/EMS board president, injured in a three-vehicle crash in May are hoping to raise enough money to cover... + continue reading
07/20/2015
By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula Highland Lakes-area residents may now sign up for free emergency notifications, a service Horseshoe Bay city administrators have been hoping for months to make available, according to city council discussions on Tuesday, July 14. “It’s really important to... + continue reading

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By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula On July 8, Horseshoe Bay Municipal Judge Kevin Madison decided the fate of one of the city’s few convenience stores, an official said at the Horseshoe Bay City Council meeting last week. The Texan Mart, a fixture in the city since the late 1970s or early 1980s,... + continue reading

Outgoing council members Phillip Lee and Michele Shackelford discuss their plans for after their service on the city council ends in November.
07/20/2015 - 0 comment(s)
By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula Horseshoe Bay’s City Hall has been busy with residents picking up election packets, which are required to run for elected office. Two council seats and the mayor’s chair are up for grabs in November. Mayor Steve Jordan said he will run for office again, but... + continue reading

Contributed. Vicki & Joe Morris will be moving to Horseshoe Bay in August.
07/16/2015 - 0 comment(s)
By Emily Hilley-Sierzchula The Horseshoe Bay City Council at its meeting Tuesday, July 14, appointed a fire chief to replace the last chief who resigned in April. Joe Morris was a battalion chief at the Arlington Fire Department, where he has worked his entire 29-year career. Morris is expected... + continue reading
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Mark Goodson/The Highlander Ryan Becker took the bronze medal at the state track and field championships in Austin.
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By Mark Goodson Highlander Sports Editor Matt Becker took the bronze medal on his last throw in the Class 5A discus competition on Friday at the Mike M. Myers Stadium on the campus of the... + continue reading

David Schubert and Casey Schubert were approved by the Marble Falls school board on Monday to fill two head coaching positions on the athletic staff. David Schubert will be the girls athletic coordinator and head girls basketball coach while Casey Schubert takes the head volleyball position.
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Wes Thornton shows off his 10-pound bass he caught at the state high school fishing tournament on Lake LBJ Saturday.
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Mark Goodson/The Highlander Marble Falls' Sam Kohutek signs with Mary Hardin Baylor on Monday. His mother Kimberlee is in the background.
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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