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City of Marble Falls municipal water plant

Friday, June 14, 2019
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    Special to The Highlander On Friday June 14, effective immediately the city of Marble Falls has moved from stage 2 water use restrictions to stage 1 voluntary restrictions. Water customers are requested to voluntarily limit the irrigation of landscaped areas by... + continue reading
Latest Burnet County crimes involve fraud, stolen vehicles, arson

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One of the latest Burnet crime cases involved officers seizing items including printers, credit cards, ID’s, altered vehicle titles, gift cards, ledgers full of victim information and card numbers, social security cards, passports, checks, deposit slips with account numbers – not belonging to the suspects. About $1,500 in counterfeit US currency was also seized.

Friday, June 14, 2019
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            From staff reports In a recent crime spate, Burnet County authorities are on the trail of an heirloom thief, a burglary and arson suspect and in unrelated cases have captured two fraud suspects and an alleged vehicle theif involved in a... + continue reading

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Jake Becker and the other Mustange receivers found holes in the Regents zone to make catches during 7-on-7 action June 10 in Johnson City.

Friday, June 14, 2019
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      By Nathan Hendrix Sports Editor The Marble Falls 7-on-7 team collected one win and one loss on Monday, June 10 in the 2019 Eagle National 7-on-7 league in Johnson City. The Mustangs defeated Austin Regents by a score of 25-20 but fell to the Blanco squad 19-13.... + continue reading

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Marble Falls city officials unveiled a preliminary assessment of the impact of a chamber-sponsored street water slide event, which could use from 80,000 to 100,000 gallons of water in a 12-hour period.

Friday, June 14, 2019
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        By Connie Swinney Staff Writer Marble Falls city officials unveiled a preliminary assessment of the impact of a chamber-sponsored street water slide event, which could use from 80,000 to 100,000 gallons of water in a 12-hour period. On Saturday,... + continue reading

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Marble Falls High School graduates Genaro Arreguin Jr., Braidon Whiteside and Chance Haley made up the left side of the Gold Team's offensive line at the 2019 FCA Unity Bowl all-star game on Friday in Georgetown.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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        By Nathan Hendrix Sports Editor The 2019 Unity Bowl all-star football game on Friday, June 7 was the last chance for many high school graduates – including four Marble Falls High School graduates – to play organized football. Many all-... + continue reading

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About 75 people were temporarily stranded June 9 when the Vanishing Texas River Cruise touring vessel took on water and made its way to Shaw Island on its route in Lake Buchanan as storm-like conditions swept into the area.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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        Connie Swinney Staff Writer Nearly 75 passengers on a river boat cruise on Lake Buchanan experienced some tense moments as a brief but severe thunderstorm swept into the Highland Lakes June 9 and stranded the tourists on a remote peninsula on the waterway... + continue reading

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06/14/2019
By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor Whoever takes over as the new environmental crimes officer for Burnet County will be reporting to Burnet County Sheriff Calvin Boyd after commissioners voted to put the position under his supervision at Tuesday's regular court meeting. The position must be... + continue reading
06/14/2019
By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor Burnet County elected officials discussed and debated the need for enhanced courthouse security at the South Annex in Marble Falls during Tuesday's regular commissioners court meeting. Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Jane Marie Hurst, Precinct 4 JP Debbie... + continue reading

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City of Marble Falls municipal water plant

06/14/2019
    Special to The Highlander On Friday June 14, effective immediately the city of Marble Falls has moved from stage 2 water use restrictions to stage 1 voluntary restrictions. Water customers are requested to voluntarily limit the irrigation of landscaped areas by... + continue reading
Latest Burnet County crimes involve fraud, stolen vehicles, arson

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One of the latest Burnet crime cases involved officers seizing items including printers, credit cards, ID’s, altered vehicle titles, gift cards, ledgers full of victim information and card numbers, social security cards, passports, checks, deposit slips with account numbers – not belonging to the suspects. About $1,500 in counterfeit US currency was also seized.

06/14/2019
            From staff reports In a recent crime spate, Burnet County authorities are on the trail of an heirloom thief, a burglary and arson suspect and in unrelated cases have captured two fraud suspects and an alleged vehicle theif involved in a... + continue reading

Contributed/Urban Slide
Marble Falls city officials unveiled a preliminary assessment of the impact of a chamber-sponsored street water slide event, which could use from 80,000 to 100,000 gallons of water in a 12-hour period.

06/14/2019
        By Connie Swinney Staff Writer Marble Falls city officials unveiled a preliminary assessment of the impact of a chamber-sponsored street water slide event, which could use from 80,000 to 100,000 gallons of water in a 12-hour period. On Saturday,... + continue reading

Sports

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Jake Becker and the other Mustange receivers found holes in the Regents zone to make catches during 7-on-7 action June 10 in Johnson City.

06/14/2019
      By Nathan Hendrix Sports Editor The Marble Falls 7-on-7 team collected one win and one loss on Monday, June 10 in the 2019 Eagle National 7-on-7 league in Johnson... + continue reading

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Marble Falls High School graduates Genaro Arreguin Jr., Braidon Whiteside and Chance Haley made up the left side of the Gold Team's offensive line at the 2019 FCA Unity Bowl all-star game on Friday in Georgetown.

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Head coach gives his assessment of the non-district and district match ups of the upcoming 2019 Marble Falls High School Mustangs football season.

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Features

05/30/2019
Lew K. Cohn/The Highlander VETRIDE, which is partially supported by a grant by the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans Assistance, was honored recently by Sen. John Cornyn, who rode the... + continue reading

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The lineup of Marble Falls MayFest music artists include Creekside Republic, Hard Right, Thunderosa, ArchEgo, Doug Day, CRVNCH and JR Gomez y Los Conjuntos Bandits (pictured here).

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Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
STEAM Academy student William Eppler prepares his group's presentation board for an ambitious cantilever bridge to replace the 2900 Bridge that washed away in October 2018.

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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.

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Lew K. Cohn is the managing editor for Highland Lakes Newspapers, comprised of The Highlander and Burnet Bulletin. He also covers Burnet County Commissioners, the city of Horseshoe Bay, political news and general features. To offer a comment, column idea, news or feature tip email lew@highlandernews.com.

05/17/2019
        By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor You may call me Ahab or Galahad, because I defied the odds and hunted down my white whale and Holy Grail. However, unlike... + continue reading

The Luedeckes, father and daughter writing team, contribute a regular column to The Highlander and Burnet Bulletin, the newspapers of record for Highland Lakes and Burnet area. To request submission of a column for either publication, email lew@highlandernews.com.

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