Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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AUSTIN, TEXAS – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is inviting the public to attend Breaking the Mold: The Women of the Texas Highway Patrol recruiting event on Thursday, Nov. 16, in Austin.  The law enforcement symposium will bring awareness to women in law enforcement and... + continue reading

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Just as in this scene from 2016, Santa Claus will make an appearance this Friday, Nov. 17, for the 6 p.m. Marble Falls Light Up Parade and the official opening of the Walkway of Lights.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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        Anyone can become part of the welcome to the brightest holiday event in the Highland Lakes - the 27th annual Walkway of Lights on Lake Marble Falls. The Christmas Light Up Parade, ending with the opening of the walkway, will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov.... + continue reading
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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Special to the Highlander For many years, Horseshoe Bay resident Dorothy Crockett has chronicled the comings and goings of her neighbors as part of her "Horseshoe Bay Happenings" column for The Highlander every Friday. What many people may not realize, however, is Crockett helped... + continue reading

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The Highland Lakes Honor Guard posts the colors at the annual Granite Shoals Veterans Celebration Saturday, Nov. 4. As the Hill Country continues to all U.S. Military service personnel on Veterans Day this coming Saturday, Nov. 11. Rep. Roger Williams is asking constituents to share their stories.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
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U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin), who represents Fort Hood, one of the largest United States military installations in the world, announced he will be sharing the stories of veterans located throughout the 25th Congressional District of Texas on his Congressional website... + continue reading

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Operation Christmas Child is underway and donations will be accepted at First Baptist Church until Nov. 19. First Baptist Church School students, with boxes prepared to fill for children in need around the world, are, from left, Michael Wetzel, Kelsey Cude, Loretta Fogle, Bella Bougher, and Rayne Gristy.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
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        By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Thursday, Nov. 9, is the big day for First Baptist Christian School students to pack their shoe boxes full of presents for Operation Christmas Child (OCC). It is a reminder that anyone can become a part of the... + continue reading

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Bessie Jackson, left, welcomes former county judge Donna Klaeger on board at the Texas Housing Foundation (THF) Friday, Nov. 3. Jackson is the community resource director of the THF Marble Falls Community Resource Center and Klaeger has been named new senior vice president of community services, coordinating all the THF centers as Community Resource Centers of Texas, Inc. (CRC).

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander If ever a job were custom made for a new employee it is senior vice president of community services at the Texas Housing Foundation (THF). Former county judge Donna Klaeger, instrumental in creating the THF Community Resource Center in Marble Falls,... + continue reading

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11/14/2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Office of Special Counsel (OSC) on Tuesday, Nov. 14, closed a case over allegations of health and safety violations at a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service fish hatchery at Inks Lake near Burnet. Concerns brought forward by a whistleblower, who chose to remain... + continue reading
11/14/2017
The Spicewood & Highland Lakes Lions Club will hold a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, Nov. 18. From 5-8 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive, in Marble Falls dinners will be sold for $10 for adults and $5 for children. In addition, donation tickets will be on sale... + continue reading

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11/15/2017 - 0 comment(s)
AUSTIN, TEXAS – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is inviting the public to attend Breaking the Mold: The Women of the Texas Highway Patrol recruiting event on Thursday, Nov. 16, in Austin.  The law enforcement symposium will bring awareness to women in law enforcement and... + continue reading

Frank Shubert/The Highlander

Just as in this scene from 2016, Santa Claus will make an appearance this Friday, Nov. 17, for the 6 p.m. Marble Falls Light Up Parade and the official opening of the Walkway of Lights.

11/15/2017 - 0 comment(s)
        Anyone can become part of the welcome to the brightest holiday event in the Highland Lakes - the 27th annual Walkway of Lights on Lake Marble Falls. The Christmas Light Up Parade, ending with the opening of the walkway, will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov.... + continue reading
11/14/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Special to the Highlander For many years, Horseshoe Bay resident Dorothy Crockett has chronicled the comings and goings of her neighbors as part of her "Horseshoe Bay Happenings" column for The Highlander every Friday. What many people may not realize, however, is Crockett helped... + continue reading

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11/07/2017 - 0 comment(s)
The Marble Falls Independent School District Pep Rally and Senior Bonfire have been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, in the field at the end of Colt Circle, behind the MFISD Central... + continue reading

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Play for great prizes and a great cause at the American Cancer Society  Hill Country Golf Classic Saturday, Oct. 28.

 

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Cyril Lemon’s football career included holding down the offensive line for the Marble Falls Mustangs and University of North Texas Mean Green. After briefly playing for the New Orleans Saints, he has returned to Marble Falls to coach the defensive line in football.

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11/03/2017 - 0 comment(s)
A common epitaph for the deceased is “Gone, but not forgotten.” For L.D. Ferguson, who passed away Oct. 26, most likely he’ll be remembered and talked about for a long time.... + continue reading

Contributed/Hunter Burnham

Hunter Burnham, heir to a tradition of Hill Country hunting, displays a majestic herd bull was approximately eight years old.He says it took a team working in unison to bring him down. Read much more of interest to hunters in the 2017 Hunters' Guide inside the Tuesday, Oct. 17, edition of The Highlander.

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

10/24/2017 - 0 comment(s)
    The measure of a well managed and open government is transparency and accountability. Your Mayor and Council Members have made these two issues our top priorities.  I am... + continue reading

Pat Williams Moore is unique in the disaster recovery and business/service resumption industry. She has been a pioneer since 1982 helping to drive the disaster recovery industry beyond the emergency response phase, and data-center-information technology recovery side into the organization-wide/enterprise-wide full recovery and continuity of operations strategic planning and implementation for businesses, institutions and communities. Moore is a Certified Disaster Recovery Professional and a Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute, and FEMA's National Business Person of the Year.

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