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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Granite Shoals will have the opportunity to meet their candidates at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21, in a forum sponsored by The Highlander at the fire hall, 8410 West Ranch to Market Road 1431. Two races are up for grabs whether voters attend early... + continue reading
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander   April showers have never dampened the Marble Falls Children's Day Celebration from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 21, will be no exception. “Just wear a jacket if it's cool and bring a poncho or umbrella in case it rains a... + continue reading

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Placing the future care of Children's Day into the hands of the Marble Falls Independent School District and Superintendent Dr. Chris Allen, left, event founder Ely Banuet Rodriguez implores him to “take care of my baby.” She was accompanied to the Marble Falls City Council meeting Tuesday night, April 17 by, continuing right, event finance director Christina Escobar, where mayor pro tem Richard Westerman, right, declared Saturday, April 21, Children's Day.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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            By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The Marble Falls City Council meeting Tuesday, April 17, was the scene of a big announcement about the Children's Day Celebration. The 18th annual return of the event is set to go, rain... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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A Kingsland man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for Indecency with a Child. On April 12, Robert Corporon was found guilty of two counts of Indecency with a Child. His punishment was assessed at 12 years on one count, and 15 years on the other. After presiding over the trial and... + continue reading

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From Briar Park at 518 Shorewood Drive, the Saturday afternoon conflagration that claimed the next home in the 500 block can be seen raging. 'It had been in the family 55 years,' said one of the homeowners said at the scene. "We had just finished the remodel.' Find more scenes from the disaster in a photo album on The Highlander page of Facebook -- http://bit.ly/2JQt213.

Saturday, April 14, 2018
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This story has been updated For the Tuesday, April 17, edition of The Highlander.       By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander A newly remodeled lakefront home in Granite Shoals went up in flames fed by high winds that had Lake LBJ covered in whitecaps on Saturday... + continue reading

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Captain Rex, his crew and a full-mast pirate ship will make land at Abundant Heart Church, 7222 Ranch to Market Road 1431 at 7 p.m. Wednesday, for an outdoor family event. He will not be demanding the family gold. Admission is free and so are the prizes.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
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        A pirate ship will drop anchor in Granite Shoals on Wednesday, April 18, and the entire Highland Lakes community is invited aboard. Captain Rex, his crew and a full-mast pirate ship will make land at Abundant Heart Church, 7222 Ranch to Market Road 1431 at... + continue reading

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By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Burnet County commissioners could be excused for believing County Auditor Karen Hardin has a crystal ball which helps her accurately predict the county's fiscal needs. Hardin told the Commissioners Court at their March 27 meeting that... + continue reading
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By Richard Zowie The Highlander The Llano County Sheriff's Office said it could take months to get answers on skeletal remains found April 1 on a large ranch in the western section of the county. Sheriff Bill Blackburn of Llano County said a family member of the ranch owner discovered... + continue reading

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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Granite Shoals will have the opportunity to meet their candidates at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21, in a forum sponsored by The Highlander at the fire hall, 8410 West Ranch to Market Road 1431. Two races are up for grabs whether voters attend early... + continue reading
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander   April showers have never dampened the Marble Falls Children's Day Celebration from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 21, will be no exception. “Just wear a jacket if it's cool and bring a poncho or umbrella in case it rains a... + continue reading

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Placing the future care of Children's Day into the hands of the Marble Falls Independent School District and Superintendent Dr. Chris Allen, left, event founder Ely Banuet Rodriguez implores him to “take care of my baby.” She was accompanied to the Marble Falls City Council meeting Tuesday night, April 17 by, continuing right, event finance director Christina Escobar, where mayor pro tem Richard Westerman, right, declared Saturday, April 21, Children's Day.

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            By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The Marble Falls City Council meeting Tuesday, April 17, was the scene of a big announcement about the Children's Day Celebration. The 18th annual return of the event is set to go, rain... + continue reading

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The Marble Falls Boys Soccer Team is exhuberant and all smiles late on March 29 after defeating Austin Lanier in bi-district play. After two overtimes and 1-1 tie coming the Stangs came frombehind to tie Austin Lanier at a goal apiece, kept them tied for two overtime periods and then won the match, 4-3, on penalty kicks in overtime. Next for the Mustangs will be Victoria East Tuesday, April 3.

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By Richard Zowie Highlander Sports Editor In their March 29 bi-district soccer playoff game, both Marble Falls and Austin Lanier each received at least one yellow card (a warning, as opposed to... + continue reading

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Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach adresses the Hill Country 100 Club during their annual awards banquet on Jan. 16 at the YMCA of the Highland Lakes Galloway-Hammond Center in Burnet.

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Proposed site plan for Faith Academy's campus expansion to include an athletics complex.

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By Oct. 11, 2017, Habitat for Humanity volunteers are a hive of activity framing the new home at the corner of Second Street and Avenue M. It was begun in September and completed in February.

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  By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Habitat for Humanity celebrated a ribbon cutting Feb. 18 for the new home of Shana Hyslop and her 12-year-old son, Xander. “This is... + continue reading

The new Texas Crossing EP, 'It's All Over,' released Friday, March 9.

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Justin Hawkins, a 12-year-old student at Marble Falls Middle School, says goodbye to his thick mane of hair. After someone made a $100 donation, he decided to have his head shaved Saturday at Marble Falls Johnson Park during the fundraiser for St. Baldrick's Foundation, which seeks cures for childhood cancer. Stylist Becky Turner donated her time for the event.

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Wishing Angie Wooten farewell from Estes Audiology are fellow audiologists Katherine Sonnamaker, left, and Jake Keup, right. For 22 years Wooten provided hearing assistance to Highland Lakes residents at 304-B Highlander Circle, formerly Lakeview Hearing Center, and now part of the Hill Country's Estes Audiology group. The retirement party was Feb. 22 at Lakeside Pavilion.

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By Alexandria Randolph HLN Correspondent Burnet Consolidated ISD officials are calling for state leadership and funding for security enhancements in response to school safety measures suggested... + continue reading

It only took 47 years plus, but Managing Editor Lew K. Cohn finally got to meet Roger Staubach at the 15th Annual Hill Country 100 Club Awards Banquet in Burnet on Jan. 18 and hear the story of the 'Hail Mary' pass from the legend himself.

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Horseshoe Bay Mayor Steve Jordan provided this State of the City review for the Oct. 20 edition of The Highlander.

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