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As Texas Parks and Wildlife launched post-flood event studies on area waterways, they discovered the most abundant and diverse populations of fish on the Llano River near Junction.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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      Special to The Highlander After finding more than 18 species of fish during a recent sampling trip on the Llano River, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Inland Fisheries staff are encouraged to see fish populations rebounding following historic... + continue reading

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Marble Falls sophomore Kason O'Riley won first place in the high jump event at the Area track meet. He also won first place in the District meet.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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      By Nathan Hendrix Sports Editor The second half of the Area track meet produced another Regional competitor for Marble Falls High School. The field events and the 3200-meter run were moved to Thursday after Wednesday rains intensified after the track events in... + continue reading

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Downtown Harmony Park – to be unveiled on Thursday, April 25 – will feature new outdoor, free-standing instruments at the corner of Third and Main Street in Marble Falls.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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        By Connie Swinney Staff Writer Crews were scheduled to install the final component of a Marble Falls city amenity, known as Harmony Park the week of April 22, which features free-standing outdoor musical instruments on the grounds of a new downtown... + continue reading

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Llano County Precinct 2 Commissioner Linda Raschke (standing, center) calls a town hall meeting to order on Tuesday, April 16, at the county’s east annex on Ranch Road 1431. Topics at the meeting ranged from crime prevention to highway construction.

Friday, April 19, 2019
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        By Phil Reynolds Contributing Writer Topics at the Llano County Precinct 2 town hall Tuesday, April 16, may have been few in number but they were wide-ranging in scope. Hosted by Precinct 2 Commissioner Linda Raschke at the Llano County East Annex, the... + continue reading
Friday, April 19, 2019
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Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander Brian Herman was named the new head football coach for Marble Falls High School on Monday, April 15. Herman and his family were introduced to those in attendance at the school board meeting by MFISD Superintendent Dr. Chris Allen. The public is invited to a meet and... + continue reading

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Engineers from Huckabee Engineering shared conceptual sketches with the Marble Falls Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday, April 15. One of the sketches showed what the Marble Falls High School commons area will look like after the renovations are complete.

Friday, April 19, 2019
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        By Nathan Hendrix Staff Writer Representatives from Huckabee Engineering, construction managers for the Marble Falls Independent School District's $55 million bond projects, presented preliminary designs and budgets for district-wide renovations to... + continue reading

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04/23/2019
UPDATE: The victims of the plane crash were identified as William Lee Glenn, 69, and John Timothy Sharp, 66, both of Kingsland, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. They were pronounced dead at the scene by Llano County Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Maureen Riggs. From staff reports... + continue reading
04/23/2019
Special to The Highlander The Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce has vowed to reboot the formerly shelved Lakefest Drag Boat Race event for 2020 due to renewed partnerships with an alternative drag boat association and the Marble Falls community, officials said. The upcoming event... + continue reading

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Contributed/TP&W
As Texas Parks and Wildlife launched post-flood event studies on area waterways, they discovered the most abundant and diverse populations of fish on the Llano River near Junction.

04/23/2019
      Special to The Highlander After finding more than 18 species of fish during a recent sampling trip on the Llano River, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Inland Fisheries staff are encouraged to see fish populations rebounding following historic... + continue reading

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Marble Falls sophomore Kason O'Riley won first place in the high jump event at the Area track meet. He also won first place in the District meet.

04/23/2019
      By Nathan Hendrix Sports Editor The second half of the Area track meet produced another Regional competitor for Marble Falls High School. The field events and the 3200-meter run were moved to Thursday after Wednesday rains intensified after the track events in... + continue reading

Contributed/City of Marble Falls
Downtown Harmony Park – to be unveiled on Thursday, April 25 – will feature new outdoor, free-standing instruments at the corner of Third and Main Street in Marble Falls.

04/23/2019
        By Connie Swinney Staff Writer Crews were scheduled to install the final component of a Marble Falls city amenity, known as Harmony Park the week of April 22, which features free-standing outdoor musical instruments on the grounds of a new downtown... + continue reading

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Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Marble Falls sophomore Kason O'Riley won first place in the high jump event at the Area track meet. He also won first place in the District meet.

04/23/2019
      By Nathan Hendrix Sports Editor The second half of the Area track meet produced another Regional competitor for Marble Falls High School. The field events and the... + continue reading

Contributed/MFISD
Brian Herman has accepted the position of head football coach and boys athletic coordinator at Marble Falls Independent School District. He and his wife Nicole and their children, including a high school, middle school and college student, will join the community this school year.

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Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Mustangs senior goalkeeper Michael Vazquez made several key saves in the Mustangs' penalty kick victory over Caney Creek on Tuesday.

03/04/19 -

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As Texas Parks and Wildlife launched post-flood event studies on area waterways, they discovered the most abundant and diverse populations of fish on the Llano River near Junction.

04/23/2019
      Special to The Highlander After finding more than 18 species of fish during a recent sampling trip on the Llano River, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s... + continue reading

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From left, Helen Ward, Amy Masuda, Gabriele Grasmick, Eliana Palmer, and Donna Petty star in the comedy “Doublewide, Texas,” opening April 25 at Hill Country Community Theatre.

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04/23/2019
Special to The Highlander The early voting period ahead of the May 4 municipal and city elections began Monday, April 22 and ends Tuesday, April 30. Voters across the state will be casting... + continue reading

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
A collision on the U.S. 281 Lake Marble Falls Bridge the evening of April 3 compounded traffic delays, following another multiple vehicle crash at the intersection of U.S. 281 and RR 1431 in Marble Falls. Crews re-routed traffic off the main roadways in the heart of the city which backed up motorists in adjacent neighborhoods and businesses for nearly an hour.

09/04/19 -

Connie Swinney reflects on Presidents Day by offering a broader perspective on the contribution of the founding fathers of the United States.

22/02/19 -

First impressions mean everything. The new sports editor and school news reporter for The Highlander hopes to make a good one with the community. Learn more about his background in his introductory column.

24/01/19 -