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The Lone Star Fugitive Task forced nabbed 32-year-old Joseph Michael Gore, a convicted child predator on the DPS "10 Most Wanted List", Aug. 21 at a Marble Falls business.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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    Connie Swinney  Staff Writer • The Highlander Authorities captured a convicted child predator in Marble Falls Tuesday, Aug. 21, after he failed to register as a sex offender in two counties, according to the U.S. Marshal's Office. Joseph Michael Gore, 32,... + continue reading
Monday, August 20, 2018
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      From staff reports A Richmond woman died after Aug. 18 a personal watercraft she was operating crashed into boathouse on Lake LBJ in an area near the Legends Golf Course, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife. Debra Stribling, 56, was on the vessel around 8 a.m... + continue reading

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The Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District, responsible for monitoring wells in the unincorporated areas of Burnet County, has asked rural residents to reduce their consumption by 10 percent due to drought-like conditions.

Thursday, August 16, 2018
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        By Lew K. Cohn/Managing Editor The Highlander • Burnet County citizens are being asked to reduce their overall water usage to help conserve water as the Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District has initiated Stage 2 of its Drought Management... + continue reading

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At least eight, 55-gallon barrels of an unidentified, dried resin were discovered in the San Gabriel River behind the Joppa Church in Burnet County. Authorities are looking for suspects. Call 512-756-8080 with information.

Thursday, August 16, 2018
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        By Connie Swinney The Highlander • Burnet County officials are awaiting tests results of a “dried resin” found in several 55-gallon barrels illegally dumped into a waterway Aug. 5 behind an historic church outside Bertram. In the... + continue reading

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A fifth officer with the Llano Police Department is under investigation by the 33rd/424th Judicial District Attorney's Office.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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      UPDATE: A Llano County Grand Jury has indicted Burke on three counts of official oppression, according to Llano County Jail documents. On Aug. 14, he turned himself into the jail, along with Llano County Deputy Duncan Roberts, who faces the same indictment in... + continue reading
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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By Savanna Gregg The Highlander The memory of Marble Falls resident and well-respected physician Dr. Ivan Shepperd will forever hold a spot in the hearts of the members of the community he impacted for 61 years. Dr. Shepperd was born in 1927 and raised in Liberty Hill, the youngest of six... + continue reading

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08/17/2018
By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor •  Burnet County commissioners have proposed a budget of $36.87 million for the upcoming fiscal year. The county will hold public hearings on the proposed budget at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, and at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5. Commissioners will... + continue reading
06/29/2018
By Richard Zowie The Highlander • Marble Falls Independent School District trustees on June 25 approved the 2018-2019 budget, which includes an overall surplus of $1.5 million with a General Fund deficit of $416,000. Included in the budget is a sizable chunk of money to be paid to Texas... + continue reading

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Contributed/U.S. Marshal's Office
The Lone Star Fugitive Task forced nabbed 32-year-old Joseph Michael Gore, a convicted child predator on the DPS "10 Most Wanted List", Aug. 21 at a Marble Falls business.

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    Connie Swinney  Staff Writer • The Highlander Authorities captured a convicted child predator in Marble Falls Tuesday, Aug. 21, after he failed to register as a sex offender in two counties, according to the U.S. Marshal's Office. Joseph Michael Gore, 32,... + continue reading
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      From staff reports A Richmond woman died after Aug. 18 a personal watercraft she was operating crashed into boathouse on Lake LBJ in an area near the Legends Golf Course, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife. Debra Stribling, 56, was on the vessel around 8 a.m... + continue reading

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The Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District, responsible for monitoring wells in the unincorporated areas of Burnet County, has asked rural residents to reduce their consumption by 10 percent due to drought-like conditions.

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        By Lew K. Cohn/Managing Editor The Highlander • Burnet County citizens are being asked to reduce their overall water usage to help conserve water as the Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District has initiated Stage 2 of its Drought Management... + continue reading

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Burnet County Sheriff's Lt. Grayson Floyd, left, celebrates his accomplishments with his wife, Liv, after winning the gold in the powerlifting competitions of the 2018 Texas Police Games.

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By Savanna Gregg The Highlander Last week, Lt. Grayson Floyd represented the Burnet County Sheriff's Office in the 2018 Police Games at the Fort Worth Training Academy. After lifting a... + continue reading

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Three Marble Falls senior softball players competed in the recent Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Game in San Marcos. The Gold Team won, 9-7. (From left), Elicia Gonzales received the MVP award for the gold team with two doubles
and four RBIs. Also with her on the team were Summer Riley, Jaden DeLeon and Coach Tim Richter.

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Cody Owens will take his rodeo skills to the national level, later this month, in North Dakota.

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By Savanna Gregg The Highlander The memory of Marble Falls resident and well-respected physician Dr. Ivan Shepperd will forever hold a spot in the hearts of the members of the community he... + continue reading

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Lerin Lockwood's invention, the Lion Latch, comes from her lifelong love of alliteration and helps people not to lose valuable items. Lions are also her favorite animal.

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By Richard Zowie This time of year for the newspaper, we’ve been busy with high school graduations. I took pictures of both Faith Academy’s and Marble Falls High School’s... + continue reading

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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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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