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Friday, April 21, 2017
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Two candidates for mayor of Granite Shoals will face off Saturday, May 6, in the General Election. They are incumbent Mayor Carl Brugger and challenger Mike Steenbergen. Filing unopposed for re-election were businesswoman Anita Hisey and Jim Davant, a retiree who has served on the Planning... + continue reading
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Burnet County adds audio sample ballots By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Early voting for the May 6 municipal and school board elections will begin Monday, April 24. Applications for voting by mail must be in the hands of the election office by Tuesday, April 25. Voters will... + continue reading

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Granite Shoals city employees observe Go Blue Day Friday, April 8. Showing support Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month from the deck of city hall are, from left, Lisa Crane, Elaine Simpson, Wendy Gholson, Emily Flores, and Amber Campbell. The Granite Shoals Police Department joined them and others across the Highland Lakes April 8. More events are coming up Tuesday, April 25, and Sunday, April 30.

Friday, April 21, 2017
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        By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month and Highland Lakes residents are being called upon to take part is special Go Blue observances Monday, April 24, and Sunday, April 30. A ceremony to honor all... + continue reading

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Gregory Palmer is sworn in as the new chief of the Cottonwood Shore Police Department by City Administrator Sheila C. Moore.

Friday, April 21, 2017
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Cottonwood Shores has a new police chief. On the job since April 10 is Gregory Palmer, a 23-year veteran of law enforcement. “Cottonwood Shores was blessed with multiple excellent candidates,” said Shiela Moore, city administrator and... + continue reading
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander When Russell Buster bought his hilltop home on Via Viejo in Marble Falls it came complete with a cactus garden. This spring, one resident of that garden has sprouted. A Century Plant is reaching for the sky. “I don't know for sure if it... + continue reading
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A grand opening of the new Granite Shoals Wildlife Viewing Station will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 30. The announcement was made at the April 11 meeting of the Granite Shoals City Council. “This is the newest feature for Quarry Park,” said City Manager Ken Nickel. “It is... + continue reading

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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander As some candidates prepare to go to voters May 6, the candidate for Place 4 on the Marble Falls City Council will apply directly. Until May 8, City Secretary Christina McDonald is accepting applications for appointment to the place that drew no... + continue reading
04/21/2017
By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander The curvy, hilly stretch of Texas 71 between Spicewood and the Pedernales River bridge may seem serene and majestic to some, but it certainly can lay claim to being one of the most dangerous stretches of road in the Hill Country. Since last... + continue reading

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Two candidates for mayor of Granite Shoals will face off Saturday, May 6, in the General Election. They are incumbent Mayor Carl Brugger and challenger Mike Steenbergen. Filing unopposed for re-election were businesswoman Anita Hisey and Jim Davant, a retiree who has served on the Planning... + continue reading
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Burnet County adds audio sample ballots By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Early voting for the May 6 municipal and school board elections will begin Monday, April 24. Applications for voting by mail must be in the hands of the election office by Tuesday, April 25. Voters will... + continue reading

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Granite Shoals city employees observe Go Blue Day Friday, April 8. Showing support Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month from the deck of city hall are, from left, Lisa Crane, Elaine Simpson, Wendy Gholson, Emily Flores, and Amber Campbell. The Granite Shoals Police Department joined them and others across the Highland Lakes April 8. More events are coming up Tuesday, April 25, and Sunday, April 30.

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        By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month and Highland Lakes residents are being called upon to take part is special Go Blue observances Monday, April 24, and Sunday, April 30. A ceremony to honor all... + continue reading

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Congrats to these Track Regional Qualifiers!!  Boys: Keegan Deering- High Jump TJ Stephenson- Pole Vault   Girls: Kim Boni: 3200m Run, 1600m Run... + continue reading

Delaney Kelley qualifies for regional.

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Elicia Gonzales celebrates with coach Tim Richter after sliding in for a key run in the sixth inning Tuesday against Boerne Champion.

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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander When Russell Buster bought his hilltop home on Via Viejo in Marble Falls it came complete with a cactus garden. This spring, one resident of that... + continue reading

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Rocky Raccoon behind bars at the HCCT. The felonious critter was caught in the act of making a mess in the theatre.

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Texas' first female mayor, Ophelia "Birdie Harwood, was elected the top official of Marble Falls 100 years ago, even before she and sister citizens could vote.

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Burnet County's Lela Glimp Goar, right, is welcomed into the into the New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA) Hall of Fame by Kirk Carpenter, Aztec Municipal School District superintendent and a member of the NMAA board of directors, on March 9 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander The curvy, hilly stretch of Texas 71 between Spicewood and the Pedernales River bridge may seem serene and majestic to some, but it certainly... + continue reading