Thursday, December 6, 2018
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The Austin-based Irish traditional band The Here & Now are returning for the third annual Nollaig, a Celtic Christmas celebration and concert, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 909 Avenue D, Marble Falls. Tickets are $20 for this special, family-friendly Celtic... + continue reading
Thursday, December 6, 2018
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By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Residents and representatives of the Highland Lakes paused this week to reflect on and remember the life of the late former President George Herbert Walker Bush, who died Nov. 30 at the age of 94. A national day of mourning was observed... + continue reading

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LCSO investigators are searching for tips, including the last owner of a distinctive dog house bought at a Buchanan Dam yard sale, which could lead to the capture of a suspect in the death of a woman found cemented into a boat submerged in the water up from Inks Dam. A photo on the Justice for Holly Simmons social media page captured an image during the 2009 investigation of a body, later identified as Simmons, found cemented into the hull of a boat in the water near Inks Dam.

Saturday, December 1, 2018
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        By Connie Swinney Staff Writer The Highlander A new perspective and new leads prompted the Llano County Sheriff Office Nov. 27 to take another look at a homicide cold case involving the discovery of a woman's body submerged and cemented into the... + continue reading

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Fuel prices have taken a dive the last two months around the country, including several fueling stations in Marble Falls. Since September, the average cost of crude oil has dropped from about $80 to under $60 per barrel.

Friday, November 30, 2018
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        By Connie Swinney Staff Writer When Frank Hosea noticed the fuel sign at the Walmart gas station, he did not hesitate to stop. “I usually come here for gas because it's always the cheapest. Now it's under $2,” he said. “It... + continue reading

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018
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  By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor Burnet Bulletin Burnet County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday, Nov. 27, on a plan to share with affected municipalities portions of a $100,000 donation from the Lower Colorado River Authority for cleanup from the October flood. The plan... + continue reading

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Burnet pilot Cowden Ward Jr. gives the high sign from his P-51 Mustang “Pecos Bill” to the 2018 Bluebonnet Airsho on Saturday, Sept. 8. Ward was a fan favorite at the Airsho and founder of Freedom Flyers, which honors veterans by giving them rides in vintage aircraft. He and passenger Vincent Losada were killed Saturday, Nov. 17, when Pecos Bill crashed at a Fredericksburg apartment complex

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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          By Savanna Gregg Staff Writer The Highlander Pilots, aviation fans, and Veterans are mourning the loss of well-known and beloved Burnet pilot Cowden Ward Jr. after his P-51D Mustang, “Pecos Bill,” crashed into a Fredericksburg... + continue reading

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11/30/2018
        “Hey, I've got a rifle I want you to advertise!” the caller said. “A rifle?” I asked. “No, not a rifle. A rifle. For a Gator” he said. “You have a rifle made for an alligator?” I asked, not sure I... + continue reading
11/30/2018
By Richard Zowie Staff Writer The 33rd/424th Judicial District grand jury has handed down another indictment for suspended Bertram Police Chief James Jay (“JJ”) Wilson. Wilson was booked into the Burnet County Jail Nov. 27 on an indictment charge of abuse of official capacity.... + continue reading

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12/06/2018 - 0 comment(s)
The Austin-based Irish traditional band The Here & Now are returning for the third annual Nollaig, a Celtic Christmas celebration and concert, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 909 Avenue D, Marble Falls. Tickets are $20 for this special, family-friendly Celtic... + continue reading
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By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Residents and representatives of the Highland Lakes paused this week to reflect on and remember the life of the late former President George Herbert Walker Bush, who died Nov. 30 at the age of 94. A national day of mourning was observed... + continue reading

Contributed/Llano County Sheriff's Office
LCSO investigators are searching for tips, including the last owner of a distinctive dog house bought at a Buchanan Dam yard sale, which could lead to the capture of a suspect in the death of a woman found cemented into a boat submerged in the water up from Inks Dam. A photo on the Justice for Holly Simmons social media page captured an image during the 2009 investigation of a body, later identified as Simmons, found cemented into the hull of a boat in the water near Inks Dam.

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        By Connie Swinney Staff Writer The Highlander A new perspective and new leads prompted the Llano County Sheriff Office Nov. 27 to take another look at a homicide cold case involving the discovery of a woman's body submerged and cemented into the... + continue reading

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11/15/2018 - 0 comment(s)
By Richard Zowie Highlander Sports Editor Now that the Marble Falls Independent School District bond has passed, school officials will be looking to replace the Mustang Stadium artificial grass... + continue reading

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The Faith Flames, seen here in a game earlier this season, will open the playoffs tomorrow at 1 p.m. at Amarillo San Jacinto Christian Academy.

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Burnet County Sheriff's Lt. Grayson Floyd, left, celebrates his accomplishments with his wife, Liv, after winning the gold in the powerlifting competitions of the 2018 Texas Police Games.

21/06/18 - 0 comment(s)

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Three Marble Falls senior softball players competed in the recent Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Game in San Marcos. The Gold Team won, 9-7. (From left), Elicia Gonzales received the MVP award for the gold team with two doubles
and four RBIs. Also with her on the team were Summer Riley, Jaden DeLeon and Coach Tim Richter.

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The Austin-based Irish traditional band The Here & Now are returning for the third annual Nollaig, a Celtic Christmas celebration and concert, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Trinity Episcopal... + continue reading

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
The Walkway of Lights in Lakeside Park in Marble Falls will be on a shortened timeline and end on Dec. 26 due to work set to began on the city's parks improvement plan.

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Richard Zowie
The Highlander
Lerin Lockwood's invention, the Lion Latch, comes from her lifelong love of alliteration and helps people not to lose valuable items. Lions are also her favorite animal.

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". . . And sitting on the western shore of Lake Buchanan is the community of Tow, another name I had to learn how to pronounce. It's not pronounced “Toe” like “Someone better call in a tow truck!” It's pronounced like the first three letters in the word “towel.” That's because it's named after two brothers, William and Wilson Tow, who settled in the area in the 1850s.." - Lew K. Cohn

11/30/2018 - 0 comment(s)
        “Hey, I've got a rifle I want you to advertise!” the caller said. “A rifle?” I asked. “No, not a rifle. A rifle. For a... + continue reading

One of the lessons of life reveals that, "Those who become mired in perceived impending crisis may spend much of their lives 'living in the wreckage of the future.'” ~Connie Swinney

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