Advertisement

Latest News

12/02/2016
By Alexandria Randolph The Highlander Garrett James Ballard will go to the 33rd District Court Monday to face trial in the fatal shooting of his two friends just over two years ago. The plea deadline for Ballard, a 23-year-old Burnet County man who was indicted on a capital murder of... + continue reading
11/30/2016
The Pedernales Electric Cooperative Board of Directors voted 6-0 Wednesday, Nov. 30, to give written notice to director James Oakley that the board will consider his possible removal on Jan. 17 if a complaint filed against Oakley is found to merit such discipline. In a resolution approved at a... + continue reading

In response to possible rain, The City of Granite Shoals has cancelled the Christmas by the Highway lighting ceremony tonight, Friday, Dec. 2. The Walkway of Lights in Marble Falls does not admit visitors when it is raining, but a decision about tonight will not be made until 2:30 p.m. The toll free number for advisories about the Walkway is 844-MFLIGHTS (844-635-4448).

Friday, December 2, 2016
Posted by highlander1
Reader's rate:
5
The National Weather Service has issued a warning for along and East of I-35, where area-wide showers may concentrate into 2-5 inches with isolated downpours of more than 6 inches possible. An upper level low pressure system will move slowly across northern Mexico and Texas today through Monday... + continue reading

Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander

Anthony St. James, right, prepares to install 'Fresh Water Cowgirl,' his sculptural creation of stainless steel and brass for the 11th Annual Sculpture on Main. Downtown islands proved too confining for the 14-foot mermaid, who now rises up from the grounds of City Hall at the intersection of Avenue H, Third Street and US 281.

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Posted by highlander1
Reader's rate:
0
By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Sculpture on Main is celebrating a big coming out party for its 11th annual event all day today and into the night today, Friday, Dec. 2. The doors open at 10 a.m. at Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista Drive, to art exhibition, demonstration and sale... + continue reading

Contributed

Friends and family of Lake Travis High School senior Santiago Vega and his mother, Cynthia Ann Vega, share their sorrow Thursday morning, Dec. 1. The mother and son lost their lives Monday, Nov. 28, in a traffic accident on Texas 71 east of Spicewood where the informal memorial was held. Find their obituary here at HighlanderNews.com under "Obits." http://bit.ly/2fQOEdr

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Posted by highlander1
Reader's rate:
5
By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The two victims who died in the crash on Texas 71 east of Spicewood Monday, Nov. 28, were Cynthia Ann Vega, age 46, and her son, Santiago Vega, age 17, both from Marble Falls. A funeral service will be held for the mother and son at Celements-Wilcox... + continue reading

Molly Myrick scores 19 in victory over Burnet 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Posted by highlander1
Reader's rate:
0
By Mark Goodson Highlander Sports Editor Molly Myrick scored a season-high 19 points and the Lady Mustangs held Burnet scoreless in the third quarter to lead Marble Falls to a 57-35 victory over Burnet Tuesday night at Burnet High School. Myrick had hit five of seven shots from the floor... + continue reading

Contributed

A tour into a Christmas of the past has become a Marble Falls tradition through the efforts of homeowner Caryl Calsyn and Falls on the Colorado Museum. The annual Victorian Christmas Open House will take place Dec. 3.

Friday, November 25, 2016
Posted by highlander1
Reader's rate:
5
The annual Victorian Christmas Open House sponsored by board members of the Falls on the Colorado Museum (FOCM) is set for Saturday, Dec. 3. Home owner Caryl Calsyn will be on hand to talk with visitors as they tour a view into Marble Falls history. The open house will take place at the... + continue reading

In response to possible rain, The City of Granite Shoals has cancelled the Christmas by the Highway lighting ceremony tonight, Friday, Dec. 2. The Walkway of Lights in Marble Falls does not admit visitors when it is raining, but a decision about tonight will not be made until 2:30 p.m. The toll free number for advisories about the Walkway is 844-MFLIGHTS (844-635-4448).

Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander

Anthony St. James, right, prepares to install 'Fresh Water Cowgirl,' his sculptural creation of stainless steel and brass for the 11th Annual Sculpture on Main. Downtown islands proved too confining for the 14-foot mermaid, who now rises up from the grounds of City Hall at the intersection of Avenue H, Third Street and US 281.

Contributed

Friends and family of Lake Travis High School senior Santiago Vega and his mother, Cynthia Ann Vega, share their sorrow Thursday morning, Dec. 1. The mother and son lost their lives Monday, Nov. 28, in a traffic accident on Texas 71 east of Spicewood where the informal memorial was held. Find their obituary here at HighlanderNews.com under "Obits." http://bit.ly/2fQOEdr

Molly Myrick scores 19 in victory over Burnet 

Contributed

A tour into a Christmas of the past has become a Marble Falls tradition through the efforts of homeowner Caryl Calsyn and Falls on the Colorado Museum. The annual Victorian Christmas Open House will take place Dec. 3.

Home Page

More News

In response to possible rain, The City of Granite Shoals has cancelled the Christmas by the Highway lighting ceremony tonight, Friday, Dec. 2. The Walkway of Lights in Marble Falls does not admit visitors when it is raining, but a decision about tonight will not be made until 2:30 p.m. The toll free number for advisories about the Walkway is 844-MFLIGHTS (844-635-4448).

12/02/2016 - 0 comment(s)
The National Weather Service has issued a warning for along and East of I-35, where area-wide showers may concentrate into 2-5 inches with isolated downpours of more than 6 inches possible. An upper level low pressure system will move slowly across northern Mexico and Texas today through Monday... + continue reading

Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander

Anthony St. James, right, prepares to install 'Fresh Water Cowgirl,' his sculptural creation of stainless steel and brass for the 11th Annual Sculpture on Main. Downtown islands proved too confining for the 14-foot mermaid, who now rises up from the grounds of City Hall at the intersection of Avenue H, Third Street and US 281.

12/01/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Sculpture on Main is celebrating a big coming out party for its 11th annual event all day today and into the night today, Friday, Dec. 2. The doors open at 10 a.m. at Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista Drive, to art exhibition, demonstration and sale... + continue reading

Contributed

Friends and family of Lake Travis High School senior Santiago Vega and his mother, Cynthia Ann Vega, share their sorrow Thursday morning, Dec. 1. The mother and son lost their lives Monday, Nov. 28, in a traffic accident on Texas 71 east of Spicewood where the informal memorial was held. Find their obituary here at HighlanderNews.com under "Obits." http://bit.ly/2fQOEdr

12/01/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The two victims who died in the crash on Texas 71 east of Spicewood Monday, Nov. 28, were Cynthia Ann Vega, age 46, and her son, Santiago Vega, age 17, both from Marble Falls. A funeral service will be held for the mother and son at Celements-Wilcox... + continue reading
S M T W T F S
 
 
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
31
 

Sports

Molly Myrick scores 19 in victory over Burnet 

11/29/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Mark Goodson Highlander Sports Editor Molly Myrick scored a season-high 19 points and the Lady Mustangs held Burnet scoreless in the third quarter to lead Marble Falls to a 57-35 victory... + continue reading

Josh Mobley scored 20 points in opener for Mustangs.

23/11/16 - 0 comment(s)

Keegan Deering returns as a starter for the Marble Falls Mustangs.

22/11/16 - 0 comment(s)

Mark Goodson/The Highlander

Madison Fields plays defense for the Lady Mustangs.

17/11/16 - 0 comment(s)

Features

The Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce not only is supporting businesses appealing to shoppers on Black Friday, but the chamber is promoting the American Express Shop Small initiative on Saturday, Nov. 26.

11/23/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Some shoppers may lay down their Thanksgiving Forks and hit the hay for distant Black Friday deals, but out in the Hill Country the finds may be right... + continue reading

Contributed

The French Order of the Legion of Honor medal.

11/11/16 - 0 comment(s)

Commentary

11/29/2016 - 0 comment(s)
Facebook is a wonderful tool for people to use, but like any tool, it should be used with great care. The social media site is useful for helping people keep in contact with friends scattered... + continue reading