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01/20/2017
By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Burnet County Judge James Oakley will remain on the Pedernales Electric Cooperative Board of Directors, but he must relinquish his vice presidency. PEC directors voted 6-0 Tuesday, Jan. 17, to replace Oakley as vice president of the... + continue reading
01/20/2017
The National Weather Service (NWS) is warning all South Central Texas of northwest winds that could reach sustained levels of 30 miles per hour, gusts up to 45 miles per hour. Strong winds alone could cause minor damage and isolated power outages. With Sunday humidity between 20-30 percent, fires... + continue reading

The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch.

Sunday, January 22, 2017
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A potent weather system to our north is pushing the strong and gusty northwest winds that began late last night and promise to persist through Sunday afternoon. The strongest winds, with gusts to around 45 mph, will occur during the day on Sunday. Along with the wind, relative humidity will... + continue reading
Saturday, January 21, 2017
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The annual Girl Scout Cookie Sale kicks off in Marble Falls this weekend and, weather permitting, two central outdoor sales points will be offered by Wildflower Trails Service Unit 605. Local cookie monsters can feed their need with curb service from... + continue reading

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Keegan Deering had a big game to lift Marble Falls to a victory over Medina Valley on Friday night.

 

Saturday, January 21, 2017
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By Mark Goodson Highlander Sports Editor Marble Falls scored a 53-39 victory over Medina Valley on Friday night for the Mustangs first win in District 26-5A this season. Keegan Deering had a solid start with a steal and a pair of 3-pointers early to help spark the Mustangs to a double... + continue reading

Aspen Woerner scored 11 points in Lady Stangs' win over Alamo Heights. Marble Falls and Kerrville Tivy are tied for the District 26-5A lead with 7-1 records. Tivy is ranked No. 13 in the state. 

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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The Lady Mustangs remain tied for the District 26-5A lead with Kerrville Tivy after both teams won their games on Tuesday night. Marble Falls will be going after its 20th win of the season on Friday night when the Lady Mustangs play host to the Medina Valley Lady Panthers at Max Copeland Gym... + continue reading

Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS) Interurban Bus Service is welcomed to the old depot on US 281 at a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the City of Marble Falls and the  Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce  on Friday, Jan 13. See all the photos on The-Highlander Facebook Page: http://bit.ly/2jA8Beg

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The newly refurbished Marble Falls Depot officially became a station for Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS) on Friday, Jan. 13. The Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce was host to officials from around the region, as CARTS will be... + continue reading

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Andrew Stripling loses congtrol of the basketball on a drive to the goal against Alamo Heights.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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By Mark Goodson Highlander Sports Editor Alamo Heights made nine 3-pointers and post player Evan Carcanagues had a pair of dunk shots to lift the Mules to a 66-40 victory over the Marble Falls Mustangs Tuesday at Max Copeland Gymnasium. Marble Falls was in striking distance at halftime... + continue reading

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The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch.

01/22/2017 - 0 comment(s)
A potent weather system to our north is pushing the strong and gusty northwest winds that began late last night and promise to persist through Sunday afternoon. The strongest winds, with gusts to around 45 mph, will occur during the day on Sunday. Along with the wind, relative humidity will... + continue reading
01/21/2017 - 0 comment(s)
By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The annual Girl Scout Cookie Sale kicks off in Marble Falls this weekend and, weather permitting, two central outdoor sales points will be offered by Wildflower Trails Service Unit 605. Local cookie monsters can feed their need with curb service from... + continue reading

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Keegan Deering had a big game to lift Marble Falls to a victory over Medina Valley on Friday night.

 

01/21/2017 - 0 comment(s)
By Mark Goodson Highlander Sports Editor Marble Falls scored a 53-39 victory over Medina Valley on Friday night for the Mustangs first win in District 26-5A this season. Keegan Deering had a solid start with a steal and a pair of 3-pointers early to help spark the Mustangs to a double... + continue reading
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Keegan Deering had a big game to lift Marble Falls to a victory over Medina Valley on Friday night.

 

01/21/2017 - 0 comment(s)
By Mark Goodson Highlander Sports Editor Marble Falls scored a 53-39 victory over Medina Valley on Friday night for the Mustangs first win in District 26-5A this season. Keegan Deering had a... + continue reading

Aspen Woerner scored 11 points in Lady Stangs' win over Alamo Heights. Marble Falls and Kerrville Tivy are tied for the District 26-5A lead with 7-1 records. Tivy is ranked No. 13 in the state. 

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Andrew Stripling loses congtrol of the basketball on a drive to the goal against Alamo Heights.

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Marble Falls' Molly Myrick and Mya McMillian pressure Lockhart guard during the first half of Tuesday's 55-26 victory.

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With the three-piece sculpture installation, '3 Ponies,' are members of the board of directors of Highland Lakes Creative Arts (HLCA), Sherri White and Carolyn Bates, and the sculptor, Johnny Shipman. The colorful metal sculpture from Sculpture on Main in Marble Falls is the first of the year-long exhibition to be sold.

01/18/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Highland Lakes Creative Arts (HLCA) has announced the first purchase in the permanent sculpture installation initiative of Sculpture on Main. Eleven sculptures were introduced at the opening of... + continue reading

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Salvation Army volunteers are all smiles Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the presentation of $26,000 raised in the Burnet County Salvation Army 2016 Kettle Campaign. Anthony Torres, service extension representative the Salvation Army, above left, congratulated Brooks Blake, Rotary Club coordinator of the campaign, above right, for checks presented to Sue Kennedy, Marble Falls Unit advisory board chairman, below left, and Vickie Seiley, below right, of the Burnet Unit of the Salvation Army.

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Texas Ranger Stanley Keith Guffey

            1946 ~ 1987

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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