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Hannah McCurry, daughter of Katina McCurry, checks out what is remaining of the roof on their home on Burnet County Road 200.

Friday, May 18, 2018
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By Savanna Gregg and Lew K. Cohn The Highlander A Tuesday evening storm pummeled Burnet County as straight-line winds left destruction in their wake and heavy rain flooded Hill Country roadways. The raging storm hit the northern section of Burnet County at about 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, and... + continue reading
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The Granite Shoals City Council on Tuesday, May 15, met briefly to canvass voting results from the May 5 election and members. Three council members will be on hand Saturday, May 19 for Coffee with the Council at Crazy Gals Restaurant, 8037 West... + continue reading

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Horseshoe Bay City Manager Stan Farmer, left, is recognized by Mayor Steve Jordan for 10 years of service to the city. Farmer was hired as city manager in May 2008 and has been credited with a number of innovative ideas which have helped the city.

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By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Horseshoe Bay City Council members decided Tuesday to postpone action on a proposed ordiannce that would have designated days when building construction would not be allowed. Instead, council members will wait to take up the issue until... + continue reading
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Horseshoe Bay Resort is bringing in 2018 Masters Champion and San Antonio native Patrick Reed for the ceremonial first drive to reopen the Ram Rock Golf Course on Tuesday, May 22. Ram Rock is one of the bay’s three golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones Senior, and officials say it... + continue reading
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File photo/The Highlander For Marble Falls Varsity Softball, Elicia Gonzales made the District 26-5A All-District First Team. Summer Riley and Jesse Stephenson made All-District Second Team while Trista Coffey was named as Honorable Mention. Lady Mustangs who made District 26-5A Academic All-... + continue reading

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Granite Shoals resident Evelyn Turner, 101, rides on the back of her son Lynn Turner’s jet ski Saturday, May 12, on Lake LBJ near their home. It was the first time aboard a jet ski for Turner, who has been recognized as the town’s oldest resident.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Granite Shoals resident Evelyn Lee Turner, 101 years young, took her first ride on the waters of Lake LBJ on a jet ski Saturday, May 15. She'd been out there many times before since her family of avid fishermen and women first purshased property... + continue reading

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By Alexandria Randolph The Highlander Three councilmen were officially sworn in on Tuesday evening, and city officials said farewell to a dedicated councilman who had reached term limit. Richard Westerman, Dee Haddock and Craig Magerkurth were sworn in, with City Secretary Christina... + continue reading
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The LCRA Board of Directors on Wednesday approved a $949 million business plan for fiscal year 2019 and also approved $368 million for capital spending in the fiscal year for energy, water and public service projects to support growth in Texas.  The Lower Colorado River Authority is the... + continue reading

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Hannah McCurry, daughter of Katina McCurry, checks out what is remaining of the roof on their home on Burnet County Road 200.

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By Savanna Gregg and Lew K. Cohn The Highlander A Tuesday evening storm pummeled Burnet County as straight-line winds left destruction in their wake and heavy rain flooded Hill Country roadways. The raging storm hit the northern section of Burnet County at about 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, and... + continue reading
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The Granite Shoals City Council on Tuesday, May 15, met briefly to canvass voting results from the May 5 election and members. Three council members will be on hand Saturday, May 19 for Coffee with the Council at Crazy Gals Restaurant, 8037 West... + continue reading

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Horseshoe Bay City Manager Stan Farmer, left, is recognized by Mayor Steve Jordan for 10 years of service to the city. Farmer was hired as city manager in May 2008 and has been credited with a number of innovative ideas which have helped the city.

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By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Horseshoe Bay City Council members decided Tuesday to postpone action on a proposed ordiannce that would have designated days when building construction would not be allowed. Instead, council members will wait to take up the issue until... + continue reading

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Horseshoe Bay Resort is bringing in 2018 Masters Champion and San Antonio native Patrick Reed for the ceremonial first drive to reopen the Ram Rock Golf Course on Tuesday, May 22. Ram Rock is one... + continue reading

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Marble Falls High School softball player Jaden DeLeon signed a letter of intent to play at Spoon River College in Illinois. Joining her as she signed May 9 were, from left, MFHS Softball Coach Timothy Richter, her mother, Stassja Floyd, her stepfather, Jason Alvarez, her brother, Maddox DeLeon, her grandmother, Elaine Floyd, her stepsister, Lexie Edwards, and her grandmother, Yvonne Edwards.

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The future looks bright for freshman Marble Falls track
athlete Bailey Goggans, who won gold and bronze medals
in the 800 meters and 400 meters at the 5A State Finals May
11 at Mike A. Myers Stadium at the University of Texas in
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Granite Shoals resident Evelyn Turner, 101, rides on the back of her son Lynn Turner’s jet ski Saturday, May 12, on Lake LBJ near their home. It was the first time aboard a jet ski for Turner, who has been recognized as the town’s oldest resident.

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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Granite Shoals resident Evelyn Lee Turner, 101 years young, took her first ride on the waters of Lake LBJ on a jet ski Saturday, May 15. She'd... + continue reading

john Arthur martinez performs with a band at the 2016 FiestaJAM on Lake Marble Falls. martinez will be the inaugural headline act for the Horseshoe Bay Cultural Enrichment Society on May 12 at Quail Point.

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

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Bob Costas speaks to UT students and faculty while giving the ninth annual Frank Deford Lecture in Sports Journalism at Moody College of Communications.

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        By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Few journalists have credentials as impressive as NBC sportscasting legend Bob Costas, so when the 66-... + 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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