Monday, June 27, 2016
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By Lew K. Cohn, Managing Editor The Highlander Marble Falls Independent School District (MFISD) trustees have approved a balanced budget of more than $39.5 million for the 2016-17 fiscal year which will include salary increases for all district employees as well as allow the district to hire... + continue reading

Larry "Coach" Berkman, left, and Kelly Fox, PhD, have tendered resignations to the Marble Falls Independent School District.
Monday, June 27, 2016
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By Lew K. Cohn, Managing Editor The Highlander Two members submitted resignations Monday, June 20, to the Marble Falls Independent School District Board of Trustees, which appointed a familiar face to fill one of the vacancies. The board accepted the resignations of Dr. Kelly Fox... + continue reading

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Lewis Feder is the new Cottonwood Shores Code Enforcement Officer.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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By Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander   The Cottonwood Shores City Council on Thursday, June 16, approved the steps it has been planning to bring a new $1.83 million water plant project online. “This is the largest and most important financial obligation the council will make,... + continue reading
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Although the Cottonwood Shores City Council on Thursday approved development of a new contract with the volunteer fire department, its creation will not be coordinated with the current fire chief. An announcement of the resignation of Travis Hockensmith as... + continue reading

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Andrea Davis in the Harry Potter, left, takes on Travis Roberts in the Gravity Bomber in the 2016 Adult Soapbox Derby in Marble Falls Sunday, June 19. Roberts rode the Bomber to win first place in the High Octane Division. In the new Giant Slalom Division, Bob Roberts piloted to first and the two teamed up to take first in the Jamican Bobsled Slalom.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The sleek green Gravity Bomber was a big winner in the Marble Falls Adult Soapbox Derby, sponsored annually by the National Adult Soapbox Derby Association (NASDA). With Travis Roberts at the helm it was best of the best-of-the-best, first place in... + continue reading

Larry "Coach" Berkman, left, and Kelly Fox, PhD, have tendered resignations to the Marble Falls Independent School District.

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Lewis Feder is the new Cottonwood Shores Code Enforcement Officer.

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Andrea Davis in the Harry Potter, left, takes on Travis Roberts in the Gravity Bomber in the 2016 Adult Soapbox Derby in Marble Falls Sunday, June 19. Roberts rode the Bomber to win first place in the High Octane Division. In the new Giant Slalom Division, Bob Roberts piloted to first and the two teamed up to take first in the Jamican Bobsled Slalom.

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BY ALEXANDRIA RANDOLPH/HIGHLAND LAKES NEWSPAPERS Authorities are still waiting on the results of an autopsy for an unidentified man found in a burned vehicle on County Road 202 last Monday. Burnet County Chief Sheriffs Deputy Joe Canady said the man has still not been identified, and the results... + continue reading
06/21/2016
By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander A Georgetown teen escaped serious injury Monday night, June 20, when his car landed in standing water in a ravine off Ranch to Market Road 1431 east of Marble Falls. The Burnet County Sheriff's Department took the call on the accident at 9:52 p.m. and... + continue reading

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By Lew K. Cohn, Managing Editor The Highlander Marble Falls Independent School District (MFISD) trustees have approved a balanced budget of more than $39.5 million for the 2016-17 fiscal year which will include salary increases for all district employees as well as allow the district to hire... + continue reading

Larry "Coach" Berkman, left, and Kelly Fox, PhD, have tendered resignations to the Marble Falls Independent School District.
06/27/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Lew K. Cohn, Managing Editor The Highlander Two members submitted resignations Monday, June 20, to the Marble Falls Independent School District Board of Trustees, which appointed a familiar face to fill one of the vacancies. The board accepted the resignations of Dr. Kelly Fox... + continue reading

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER Lewis Feder is the new Cottonwood Shores Code Enforcement Officer.
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By Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander   The Cottonwood Shores City Council on Thursday, June 16, approved the steps it has been planning to bring a new $1.83 million water plant project online. “This is the largest and most important financial obligation the council will make,... + continue reading
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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 No one seemed to notice a lone 73-year-old lady who waited quietly in the room full of men signing up for races in the 2016 Marble Falls Adult Soap Box Derby... + continue reading

ALEXANDRIA RANDOLPH/HIGHLAND LAKES NEWSPAPERS Lake Buchanan just south of the Buchanan Dam churns and caps white with fast moving water – the floodgates are open after heavy rainfall in recent weeks. Visit The-Highlander on Facebook for maps of local aquifers: bit.ly/1MZW51U
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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 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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