Monday, July 24, 2017
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for the Highland Lakes Area will bid farewell to executive director Kristen Harris with a come-as-you-are goodbye party from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3. But until her departure, Harris knows just what she will... + continue reading

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Bill Herbert of Marble Falls lands on his head and neck in a fall from a bucking bronc Saturday, July 15, at the 2017 Marble Falls Pro Rodeo. Family and friends are rallying to help with the expense of surgery to take place Tuesday, July 25, and recovery.

Monday, July 24, 2017
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By Christi Bertelson and Richard Zowie Highland Lakes Newspapers Following severe injuries sustained while saddle bronc riding in the Marble Falls Rodeo on Saturday, July 15, Bill Herbert will undergo surgery Tuesday, July 25, at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Herbert was... + continue reading

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Christian Ammons looks at home with Southern Methodist University Mustangs in the background. The sports future for the Marble Falls High School Mustang soccer forward, who attended an SMU soccer camp this summer.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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By Richard Zowie The Highlander Marble Falls High School’s soccer season is currently in offseason while school’s out, but Christian Ammons is still making waves on the field. The senior-to-be forward at MFHS recently participated in a soccer camp at Southern Methodist... + continue reading

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City of Marble Falls employees Brian Murphy (foreground, driving) and Junior Torrez work on the new soccer field at the corner of Avenue K and Sixth Street.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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      By Richard Zowie The Highlander Granite Country Youth Soccer Association athletes will have a new field to play on when the season begins in the fall of 2017. At the corner of Avenue K and Sixth Street, the play area will be 40 yards by 80 yards and will allow... + continue reading

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LCRA representatives present a $58,000 grant to the City of Marble Falls to extend its reuse lines to provide irrigation to a golf course. The grant is part of LCRA’s Firm Water Conservation Cost-share Program.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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    The City of Marble Falls soon will extend its treated wastewater lines in a move that will save millions of gallons of water annually, thanks to a $58,000 grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority. The grant, part of LCRA’s Firm Water Conservation Cost-share Program... + continue reading

Bridget Slyker reads to Honduran children during a summer mission.

Friday, July 21, 2017
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  Special to the Highlander Though Richard and Bridget Slyker — along with their children Carter, Susannah, and Will — are less than six weeks away from beginning a two-year minimum commitment to live as missionaries in Honduras, their journey actually began more than 15... + continue reading

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07/21/2017
  Four officers of the Marble Falls High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter and Bruce Peckover, the director of career and technology education at the Marble Falls Independent School District (MFISD) received state FFA Lone Star degrees during the Texas FFA’s 89th... + continue reading
07/21/2017
SPICEWOOD ─ The Spicewood Community Library has announced completion of testing an all-new, high-speed broadband Internet capability and is now making it available for all patrons. In addition, new patron computers and monitors have been purchased, with everything available free for use to the... + continue reading

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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for the Highland Lakes Area will bid farewell to executive director Kristen Harris with a come-as-you-are goodbye party from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3. But until her departure, Harris knows just what she will... + continue reading

Contributed/Pauline Reese-Herbert

Bill Herbert of Marble Falls lands on his head and neck in a fall from a bucking bronc Saturday, July 15, at the 2017 Marble Falls Pro Rodeo. Family and friends are rallying to help with the expense of surgery to take place Tuesday, July 25, and recovery.

07/24/2017 - 0 comment(s)
By Christi Bertelson and Richard Zowie Highland Lakes Newspapers Following severe injuries sustained while saddle bronc riding in the Marble Falls Rodeo on Saturday, July 15, Bill Herbert will undergo surgery Tuesday, July 25, at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Herbert was... + continue reading

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Christian Ammons looks at home with Southern Methodist University Mustangs in the background. The sports future for the Marble Falls High School Mustang soccer forward, who attended an SMU soccer camp this summer.

07/21/2017 - 0 comment(s)
By Richard Zowie The Highlander Marble Falls High School’s soccer season is currently in offseason while school’s out, but Christian Ammons is still making waves on the field. The senior-to-be forward at MFHS recently participated in a soccer camp at Southern Methodist... + continue reading

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Christian Ammons looks at home with Southern Methodist University Mustangs in the background. The sports future for the Marble Falls High School Mustang soccer forward, who attended an SMU soccer camp this summer.

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By Richard Zowie The Highlander Marble Falls High School’s soccer season is currently in offseason while school’s out, but Christian Ammons is still making waves on the field.... + continue reading

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City of Marble Falls employees Brian Murphy (foreground, driving) and Junior Torrez work on the new soccer field at the corner of Avenue K and Sixth Street.

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A new bridge will be the backdrop for swimmers in the Marble Falls Triathlon Sunday, July 16, but the hills faced by bikers remain the same grueling test.

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Bridget Slyker reads to Honduran children during a summer mission.

07/21/2017 - 0 comment(s)
  Special to the Highlander Though Richard and Bridget Slyker — along with their children Carter, Susannah, and Will — are less than six weeks away from beginning a two-year... + continue reading

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Camp Counselor Noah Dexter introduces campers to the library inside The Hearth, the creative arts center at Camp Champions. The camp was named placed in the top 60 summer camps in North America and first among 14 traditional camps honored by the Canadian travel website Flight Network. Read about it in the Tuesday, July 18, edition of The Highlander. See more scenes of camp life on the Facebook Page for The-Highlander.

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Family is important to former Burnet Countian Elijah Brown, recently appointed to the post of general secretary of the Baptist World Alliance. He and his wife Amy have three children, from left, daughters Keziah and Sahara, and oldest son Hudson.

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Janelle, a 2017 graduate of Project SEARCH at Seton Highland Lakes, performs data entry work at the hospital. See the whole class and more scenes from training in the new program on the Facebook page for The Highlander.

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Train lead singer Pat Monahan snaps a selfie with Highlander Managing Editor Lew K. Cohn's cellphone during a Saturday night, May 20, concert at Austin360 Amphitheater.

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        By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor, The Highlander Few bands can boast a discography as diverse and celebrated as that of Train, the San Francisco-based... + continue reading