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Huckabee Architects shared computer-generated visions for what several renovations, including the new courtyard area (pictured here) and the front of the high school will look like. Projects are expected to be completed January 2021.

Friday, July 19, 2019
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        By Nathan Hendrix Staff Writer Marble Falls school bond project architects provided updates on pending construction around the district to the Board of Trustees, including courtyard upgrades, fine arts building renovations and additional locker rooms at... + continue reading

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Workers deposited sand July 18 for the manmade beach area in Lakeside Park. Marble Falls City Council approved about $210,000 during the regular council meeting the evening prior for the private contractor to install an irrigation system and landscaping at the venue.

Friday, July 19, 2019
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        By Connie Swinney Staff Writer As crews tackled the finishing touches on the phase 1A portion of parks improvements, Marble Falls city officials approved over $212,000 on July 16 for the private contractor on site to install the landscaping and irrigation... + continue reading

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The Marble Falls Rodeo returns for its 63rd year this weekend at Charley Taylor Arena, 3053 S. US 281.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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      From staff reports The Marble Falls Rodeo returns this weekend July 19 and 20 at Charley Taylor Arena, just south of Marble Falls on US 281. This year's rodeo – the 63rd iteration of the annual event – will feature several competitions, including... + continue reading

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
One of two reported fatalities in three days on Lake LBJ occurred near a congested area of the waterway, just off FM 1431 in Kingsland. On July 11 a woman's body was found floating in the vicinity of a personal watercraft authorities believe may have been involved in an accident. On July 14, game warden recovered the body of a Sarita man a few miles upstream from that area in the Legends subdivision.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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          By Connie Swinney Staff Writer Texas Parks and Wildlife officials recovered two bodies in three days and unveiled the possible cause of death in the unrelated boating incidents over the weekend along the Colorado River on Lake LBJ. The most... + continue reading

Special to The Highlander/Jasper Lions Club
In keeping with clay shooting events hosted this year by fellow chapters statewide, the upcoming Llano Lions Club event will be the largest fundraiser for 2019. Net proceeds will support the club’s scholarship program.

Friday, July 12, 2019
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        Special to The Highlander The Llano Lions Club has announced plans for their inaugural Sporting Clays for a Cause to be held Saturday, Aug. 17. The event will be held on Inks Ranch, one of the most scenic and historic ranches in Texas. It has been... + continue reading

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The Bowles family, from left, Darlene, Sherri, Jamie, Paisley and Leighton participated in the Land Parade assembly area ready to head for Quail Point to enjoy food and games.

Friday, July 12, 2019
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      By Donald Eckelbarger Special to The Highlander Horseshoe Bay’s activities to celebrate America’s birthday started at 7:30 a.m. on July 4 at the fire station where Randy and Denise Rives dispensed flags and pin wheels to participants planning to... + continue reading

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From staff reports Llano County Sheriff’s Office executed a narcotics search warrant July 10 at 855 Wood Forrest, Kingsland, Llano County. Around 7 p.m. deputies seized approximately 10 grams of methamphetamine, firearms and paraphernalia at the residence. The suspect, John Wesley... + continue reading
07/19/2019
By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor Meadowlakes will continue to be served by the Marble Falls Area Emergency Medical Services for the next three years after City Council members unanimously approved a new contract with the organization at Tuesday's regular council meeting. Meanwhile, Mayor... + continue reading

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Contributed/MFISD
Huckabee Architects shared computer-generated visions for what several renovations, including the new courtyard area (pictured here) and the front of the high school will look like. Projects are expected to be completed January 2021.

07/19/2019
        By Nathan Hendrix Staff Writer Marble Falls school bond project architects provided updates on pending construction around the district to the Board of Trustees, including courtyard upgrades, fine arts building renovations and additional locker rooms at... + continue reading

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
Workers deposited sand July 18 for the manmade beach area in Lakeside Park. Marble Falls City Council approved about $210,000 during the regular council meeting the evening prior for the private contractor to install an irrigation system and landscaping at the venue.

07/19/2019
        By Connie Swinney Staff Writer As crews tackled the finishing touches on the phase 1A portion of parks improvements, Marble Falls city officials approved over $212,000 on July 16 for the private contractor on site to install the landscaping and irrigation... + continue reading

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
One of two reported fatalities in three days on Lake LBJ occurred near a congested area of the waterway, just off FM 1431 in Kingsland. On July 11 a woman's body was found floating in the vicinity of a personal watercraft authorities believe may have been involved in an accident. On July 14, game warden recovered the body of a Sarita man a few miles upstream from that area in the Legends subdivision.

07/16/2019
          By Connie Swinney Staff Writer Texas Parks and Wildlife officials recovered two bodies in three days and unveiled the possible cause of death in the unrelated boating incidents over the weekend along the Colorado River on Lake LBJ. The most... + continue reading

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Special to The Highlander/Jasper Lions Club
In keeping with clay shooting events hosted this year by fellow chapters statewide, the upcoming Llano Lions Club event will be the largest fundraiser for 2019. Net proceeds will support the club’s scholarship program.

07/12/2019
        Special to The Highlander The Llano Lions Club has announced plans for their inaugural Sporting Clays for a Cause to be held Saturday, Aug. 17. The... + continue reading

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Texas Bass Couples Southeast Region held the final regional tournament of their 2019 season on Saturday, June 15 on Lake LBJ. The next to the last tournament was held on Lake Buchanan. Members of the group said they enjoy their time in the Highland Lakes' fishing destination.

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Jake Becker and the other Mustange receivers found holes in the Regents zone to make catches during 7-on-7 action June 10 in Johnson City.

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The Marble Falls Rodeo returns for its 63rd year this weekend at Charley Taylor Arena, 3053 S. US 281.

07/17/2019
      From staff reports The Marble Falls Rodeo returns this weekend July 19 and 20 at Charley Taylor Arena, just south of Marble Falls on US 281. This year's rodeo... + continue reading

Donald Eckelbarger/Special to The Highlander
The Bowles family, from left, Darlene, Sherri, Jamie, Paisley and Leighton participated in the Land Parade assembly area ready to head for Quail Point to enjoy food and games.

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The Marble Falls Community Fireworks Celebration starts with food and beverage vendors opening booths at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at First Baptist Church, 901 La Ventana Drive. Live music starts at 5:30 p.m. and fireworks are at 9:15 p.m. or dusk.

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Lew K. Cohn is the managing editor for Highland Lakes Newspapers, comprised of The Highlander and Burnet Bulletin. He also covers Burnet County Commissioners, the city of Horseshoe Bay, political news and general features. To offer a comment, column idea, news or feature tip email lew@highlandernews.com.

05/17/2019
        By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor You may call me Ahab or Galahad, because I defied the odds and hunted down my white whale and Holy Grail. However, unlike... + continue reading

The Luedeckes, father and daughter writing team, contribute a regular column to The Highlander and Burnet Bulletin, the newspapers of record for Highland Lakes and Burnet area. To request submission of a column for either publication, email lew@highlandernews.com.

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