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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Early voting began Monday, April 24, and in Meadowlakes, two places are on the ballot are contested. In their ballot order, Edwin O'Hayre and Mel Hazlewood are candidates for Place 4 and Bobby Brown and Charles Henley are in the running for Place... + continue reading

Irl Unruh was one the members of the local car club at Saturday's event.

Monday, April 24, 2017
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The annual Lake Area Rods and Classics car show was Saturday in Burnet. + continue reading
Friday, April 21, 2017
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Two candidates for mayor of Granite Shoals will face off Saturday, May 6, in the General Election. They are incumbent Mayor Carl Brugger and challenger Mike Steenbergen. Filing unopposed for re-election were businesswoman Anita Hisey and Jim Davant, a retiree who has served on the Planning... + continue reading
Friday, April 21, 2017
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Burnet County adds audio sample ballots By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Early voting for the May 6 municipal and school board elections will begin Monday, April 24. Applications for voting by mail must be in the hands of the election office by Tuesday, April 25. Voters will... + continue reading

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Gregory Palmer is sworn in as the new chief of the Cottonwood Shore Police Department by City Administrator Sheila C. Moore.

Friday, April 21, 2017
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Cottonwood Shores has a new police chief. On the job since April 10 is Gregory Palmer, a 23-year veteran of law enforcement. “Cottonwood Shores was blessed with multiple excellent candidates,” said Shiela Moore, city administrator and... + continue reading
Friday, April 21, 2017
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander When Russell Buster bought his hilltop home on Via Viejo in Marble Falls it came complete with a cactus garden. This spring, one resident of that garden has sprouted. A Century Plant is reaching for the sky. “I don't know for sure if it... + continue reading

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04/25/2017
Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander   The City of Cottonwood Shores has just one decision on the May 6 ballot—city sales tax. Each seat up for election on the city council had a single applicant. Mayor Donald Orr was unopposed as were Brigitte Stella Thomas for Place 2 and... + continue reading
04/21/2017
By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander As some candidates prepare to go to voters May 6, the candidate for Place 4 on the Marble Falls City Council will apply directly. Until May 8, City Secretary Christina McDonald is accepting applications for appointment to the place that drew no... + continue reading

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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Early voting began Monday, April 24, and in Meadowlakes, two places are on the ballot are contested. In their ballot order, Edwin O'Hayre and Mel Hazlewood are candidates for Place 4 and Bobby Brown and Charles Henley are in the running for Place... + continue reading

Irl Unruh was one the members of the local car club at Saturday's event.

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The annual Lake Area Rods and Classics car show was Saturday in Burnet. + continue reading
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Two candidates for mayor of Granite Shoals will face off Saturday, May 6, in the General Election. They are incumbent Mayor Carl Brugger and challenger Mike Steenbergen. Filing unopposed for re-election were businesswoman Anita Hisey and Jim Davant, a retiree who has served on the Planning... + continue reading

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Irl Unruh was one the members of the local car club at Saturday's event.

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The annual Lake Area Rods and Classics car show was Saturday in Burnet. + continue reading

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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander When Russell Buster bought his hilltop home on Via Viejo in Marble Falls it came complete with a cactus garden. This spring, one resident of that... + continue reading

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Rocky Raccoon behind bars at the HCCT. The felonious critter was caught in the act of making a mess in the theatre.

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Texas' first female mayor, Ophelia "Birdie Harwood, was elected the top official of Marble Falls 100 years ago, even before she and sister citizens could vote.

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Burnet County's Lela Glimp Goar, right, is welcomed into the into the New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA) Hall of Fame by Kirk Carpenter, Aztec Municipal School District superintendent and a member of the NMAA board of directors, on March 9 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander The curvy, hilly stretch of Texas 71 between Spicewood and the Pedernales River bridge may seem serene and majestic to some, but it certainly... + continue reading