GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER A pick-up rollover at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26, on Ranch to Market Road 1431 at Avenue G in Marble Falls sent at least one person away in an ambulance. Noon hour traffic, combined with the rush of Marble Falls High School students dismissed for the summer at noon meant heavy detour traffic directed by the Marble Falls Police Department and Burnet County Sheriff's Office. The accident is under investigation by the Department of Public Safety.
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Highlander Managing Editor Lew K. Cohn sports a red nose in support of Comic Relief's Red Nose Day, which is today, May 26. The mission of Red Nose Day is to lift kids out of poverty through laughter and entertainment. The charity has raised more than $1 billion globally in the past 25 years. Money is spent to partner with food banks to fight hunger, to help with reading education, to help provide medication to fight disease and vaccines for children, to provide access to health care for low income families, to provide clean water and sanitation. For more about Red Nose Day, see http://rednoseday.org.
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A patron looks at the damage done when the ceiling collapsed at Julie's Cocina in Cottonwood Shores just after 8 p.m. tonight. It is believed that a series of storms may have caused the roof to leak and weaken. The restaurant was shut down for the night for safety precautions.
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The Marble Falls Police Department (MFPD) throughout the afternoon Wednesday, May 25, successfully intervened in a potentially dangerous situation with a resident armed with a rifle the Pecan Valley neighborhood. According to Capt. Glen Hanson, public... + continue reading

Forecasts still hold out hopes for improvements for Saturday night, May 28, and the Memorial Day weekend. See more from the National Weather Service on Facebook: The-Highlander.
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Gusty southerly winds are adding moisture and, while afternoon and evening thunderstorms are possible today, Wednesday, May 24, the threat is predicted to escalate and the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued severe weather alerts. “The broad trough of low pressure over the western US... + continue reading

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER A pick-up rollover at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26, on Ranch to Market Road 1431 at Avenue G in Marble Falls sent at least one person away in an ambulance. Noon hour traffic, combined with the rush of Marble Falls High School students dismissed for the summer at noon meant heavy detour traffic directed by the Marble Falls Police Department and Burnet County Sheriff's Office. The accident is under investigation by the Department of Public Safety.

Highlander Managing Editor Lew K. Cohn sports a red nose in support of Comic Relief's Red Nose Day, which is today, May 26. The mission of Red Nose Day is to lift kids out of poverty through laughter and entertainment. The charity has raised more than $1 billion globally in the past 25 years. Money is spent to partner with food banks to fight hunger, to help with reading education, to help provide medication to fight disease and vaccines for children, to provide access to health care for low income families, to provide clean water and sanitation. For more about Red Nose Day, see http://rednoseday.org.

A patron looks at the damage done when the ceiling collapsed at Julie's Cocina in Cottonwood Shores just after 8 p.m. tonight. It is believed that a series of storms may have caused the roof to leak and weaken. The restaurant was shut down for the night for safety precautions.

Forecasts still hold out hopes for improvements for Saturday night, May 28, and the Memorial Day weekend. See more from the National Weather Service on Facebook: The-Highlander.

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05/26/2016
School is out for the summer beginning today and early release from Marble Falls Independent School District (MFISD) today, Thursday, May 26. Drivers will need to stowe those cell phones and exercise caution beginning at 11:45 a.m. when elementary students head home.No afternoon pre-... + continue reading
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Marble Falls Middle School held induction ceremonies for the Junior Honor Society on Tuesday, May 17. They included 8th graders being recognized for three years in the JHS: Ben Anderson, Ethan Crouse, Lillian Czimskey, Cole Gelinas, Bailey Kelleyk, Evan Kroese, Madison Lewis, Aislin Magee, Emily... + continue reading

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GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER A pick-up rollover at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26, on Ranch to Market Road 1431 at Avenue G in Marble Falls sent at least one person away in an ambulance. Noon hour traffic, combined with the rush of Marble Falls High School students dismissed for the summer at noon meant heavy detour traffic directed by the Marble Falls Police Department and Burnet County Sheriff's Office. The accident is under investigation by the Department of Public Safety.
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Highlander Managing Editor Lew K. Cohn sports a red nose in support of Comic Relief's Red Nose Day, which is today, May 26. The mission of Red Nose Day is to lift kids out of poverty through laughter and entertainment. The charity has raised more than $1 billion globally in the past 25 years. Money is spent to partner with food banks to fight hunger, to help with reading education, to help provide medication to fight disease and vaccines for children, to provide access to health care for low income families, to provide clean water and sanitation. For more about Red Nose Day, see http://rednoseday.org.
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A patron looks at the damage done when the ceiling collapsed at Julie's Cocina in Cottonwood Shores just after 8 p.m. tonight. It is believed that a series of storms may have caused the roof to leak and weaken. The restaurant was shut down for the night for safety precautions.
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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 Marble Falls linebacker Heath Dooley had two interceptions returned for touchdowns in Monday's spring game for the Marble Falls Mustangs. Drake Harkins... + continue reading

Mark Goodson/The Highlander Reann Hall is joined by her mother Rachel and brother Michael at Monday's signing. Hall signed to play basketball for Tarleton State University.
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By Mark Goodson/The Highlander TJ Stephenson will try to better his personal best of 12 feet and six inches in the pole vault at Thursday's area round track meet at Marble Falls High School.
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By Mark Goodson/The Highlander Leo Manzano and retired Marble Falls High School coach Kyle Futrell were at the opening of the Manzano Hike, Bike and Run Trail last May. Manzano won nine state medals in his track and cross country career at Marble Falls High School.
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BY GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Standing together after Marble Falls High School honors announcements Thursday, May 19, are the three top graduates of the Class of 2016. From right to left, they are William “Liam” Baskin, valedictorian; his brother, Wiley R. Baskin, salutatorian; and their sister, Terrill Baskin, ranked third in the class.
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BY GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH THE HIGHLANDER The announcement of valedictorian and salutatorian was the climax of Marble Falls High School Scholarship Awards Program Thursday, May 18—a big... + continue reading

Abstract artist M. Allison Sacra will offer a demonstration Thursday, May 19, and a full-day workshop May 24, both sponsored by Highland Art Guild & Gallery in Marble Falls. Instruction for budding artists is planned in June.
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GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Against a digital set of the Northern Lights Phoebe Greening as Glory. Left, and Jon Kroese as East appear in the first scene of “Almost, Maine,” the Marble Falls High School production beginning tonight, Friday, May 6, and continuing Saturday and Sunday at Hill Country Community Theatre. Moms will be admitted free on Sunday, Mother's Day.
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By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor Highland Lakes Newspapers I was so excited when it was finally Sunday, April 24, and Game of Thrones returned to HBO for its sixth season. The epic drama, based on... + continue reading

Highlander Managing Editor Lew K. Cohn met Nile Rodgers of CHIC at the American Airlines Center on Tuesday, April 19, after he opened for Duran Duran.
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