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Fullback Gabe Barker is swarmed by teammates and coaches following his long touchdown run on Friday, Aug. 16 at a scrimmage against Lampasas.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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      By Nathan Hendrix Sports Editor The Mustangs football teams played their first of two scrimmages prior to the start of the 2019 season on Friday in Lampasas against a talented Badgers squad. All of the highs and lows of an opening scrimmage were on display as the... + continue reading

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Dove season begins on Sept. 1 for the central zone which includes Llano and Burnet County. The regular season extends through Nov. 3.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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      From staff reports Dove season begins on Sept. 1 for the central zone which includes Llano and Burnet County. The season extends through Nov. 3, then starts again on Dec. 20 through Jan. 14, 2020. Statewide falconry hunting season is Nov. 16 through Dec. 2.... + continue reading
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Photo by Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander Brandon Loving, of Kingsland, took aim at Inks Ranch in Llano as part of the Llano Lions Club “Sporting Clays for a Cause” event on Saturday, Aug. 17. The event raised money for the Lions Club scholarship program. See more photos in the Tuesday,... + continue reading

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Burnet County Republicans Mary Jane Avery, Gail Teegarden, Kay Stripling, Londa Chandler and Kara Chasteen hosted a recent planning session for the upcoming visit of former US Congressman and Ret. Lt. Colonel Allen West at Bill's Burger in September.

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        Special to The Highlander Members of the Burnet County Republican Club, Burnet County Republican Women and Burnet County Republican Party met at Bill’s Burgers discuss arrangements for their upcoming fundraiser featuring Lt. Col. Allen West, Senator... + continue reading

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Crews worked on the finishing touches of the new bus loop at Highland Lakes Elementary School on Monday, Aug. 19. MFISD Superintendent Chris Allen said the bus loop will be ready for the first day of school. Similar loops at Marble Falls Middle and High Schools will be ready for use before Thanksgiving break.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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        By Nathan Hendrix Staff Writer While the students were out for summer vacation, Marble Falls Independent School District was putting some of the money from last year's $55 million bond to work. MFISD Superintendent Chris Allen said although there... + continue reading

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A grand jury has indicted 49-year-old Gary Dwayne Wiggins and 34-year-old Meghann Shereen Wiggins on human trafficking charges in connection with their operation of a boys home outside Bertram.

Monday, August 19, 2019
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      Special to The Highlander On Aug. 6, a Burnet County grand jury indicted two owners of a boys home outside of Bertram on human trafficking charges, according to a press release. After evidence was presented from an “extensive investigation into their... + continue reading

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08/20/2019
From staff reports Horseshoe Bay City Council will hold two public hearings on a proposed not to exceed tax rate of 29 cents per $100 valuation, which exceeds both the effective and rollback tax rate for 2019. The first public hearing will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, while the second... + continue reading
08/20/2019
      By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The City of Granite Shoals will ask voters to approve a $7 million bond package for water system improvements on Tuesday, Nov. 5, after City Council members adopted an ordinance calling for an election at their Aug. 13 meeting at City... + continue reading

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Burnet County Republicans Mary Jane Avery, Gail Teegarden, Kay Stripling, Londa Chandler and Kara Chasteen hosted a recent planning session for the upcoming visit of former US Congressman and Ret. Lt. Colonel Allen West at Bill's Burger in September.

08/20/2019
        Special to The Highlander Members of the Burnet County Republican Club, Burnet County Republican Women and Burnet County Republican Party met at Bill’s Burgers discuss arrangements for their upcoming fundraiser featuring Lt. Col. Allen West, Senator... + continue reading

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Crews worked on the finishing touches of the new bus loop at Highland Lakes Elementary School on Monday, Aug. 19. MFISD Superintendent Chris Allen said the bus loop will be ready for the first day of school. Similar loops at Marble Falls Middle and High Schools will be ready for use before Thanksgiving break.

08/20/2019
        By Nathan Hendrix Staff Writer While the students were out for summer vacation, Marble Falls Independent School District was putting some of the money from last year's $55 million bond to work. MFISD Superintendent Chris Allen said although there... + continue reading

Contributed/Burnet County Sheriff's Office
A grand jury has indicted 49-year-old Gary Dwayne Wiggins and 34-year-old Meghann Shereen Wiggins on human trafficking charges in connection with their operation of a boys home outside Bertram.

08/19/2019
      Special to The Highlander On Aug. 6, a Burnet County grand jury indicted two owners of a boys home outside of Bertram on human trafficking charges, according to a press release. After evidence was presented from an “extensive investigation into their... + continue reading

Sports

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Fullback Gabe Barker is swarmed by teammates and coaches following his long touchdown run on Friday, Aug. 16 at a scrimmage against Lampasas.

08/20/2019
      By Nathan Hendrix Sports Editor The Mustangs football teams played their first of two scrimmages prior to the start of the 2019 season on Friday in Lampasas against a... + continue reading

Contributed/Texas Parks and Wildlife
Dove season begins on Sept. 1 for the central zone which includes Llano and Burnet County. The regular season extends through Nov. 3.

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Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Mustangs Head Coach Brian Herman huddled with the team before heading off the film room on Friday morning. He talked about playing as a team and how one superstar on an opposing team will never beat 11 Mustangs.

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The Marble Falls school district is planning a temporary “fix” to the trim color - which apparently displays an orange hue instead of the district gold - that will not limit access to the field during the season.

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08/20/2019
Photo by Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander Brandon Loving, of Kingsland, took aim at Inks Ranch in Llano as part of the Llano Lions Club “Sporting Clays for a Cause” event on Saturday, Aug.... + continue reading

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Mission Control during final 24 hours of Apollo 13 mission, April 16, 1970.

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Former Llano County Pct. 3 Justice of the Peace Era Lea Marion recently joined Eric, a retired naval officer, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to start their new life together.

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Certainly there's nothing wrong with following up a salad with this delightful dessert, right?

Connie is a staff writer for The Highlander and Burnet Bulletin. She covers Marble Falls city and community news, the police beat and the 33rd/424th Judicial District Courts. You can read more of her columns in both publications. Send her a note at connie@highlandernews.com. To subscribe call 830-693-4367.

08/20/2019
            By Connie Swinney As a child, I could not understand how anyone could consider eating anything Rare, Raw, Marinated or Spicy. A young... + continue reading

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Marble Falls school board members fielded concerns recently over the outline color – which appears orange instead of gold – used on the Mustangs logo at midfield and in the end zone at Mustangs Stadium. Sports Editor Nathan Hendrix reveals his “true colors” on the discussion and what board members may need to do about the dilemma.

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Connie Swinney is a staff writer for The Highlander and Burnet Bulletin. She covers Marble Falls city and community news, the police beat and the 33rd/424th Judicial District Courts. Her column "Press Play" appears monthly in both publications. Send her a note at connie@highlandernews.com.

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