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Commuter and bus routes resumed as usual Nov. 13, as Texas Department of Transportation crews re-opened Ranch Road 3404 to traffic following nearly a month-long closure due to Oct. 16 Llano River flooding.

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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        Connie Swinney Staff Writer The Texas Department of Transportation opted to re-open Slab Road (Ranch Road 3404) in Kingsland Nov. 13, despite concerns about whether the river-swollen roadway was safe for vehicle traffic. Following the Oct. 16 Llano... + continue reading

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Llano County residents reported post flood trash piles on state right-of-way and in unincorporated areas nearly a month after the Oct. 16 Lake LBJ flood.

Monday, November 12, 2018
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      Connie Swinney Staff Writer Almost a month after the Llano River flood event, residents continue to drive past several piles of post flood trash on state right-of-way along Ranch to Market Road 1431 and RM 2545, considered main thoroughfares within the community... + continue reading
Monday, November 12, 2018
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    By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor Capital Excavation Company crews continued Sunday afternoon working on the south side of Ranch to Market Road 2900 to undertake what will be a monumental task — building a new 2900 bridge within 150 days. On Friday, Texas Department of... + continue reading

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Lake Marble Falls (Pictured here) will remain closed at least until Nov. 12, and Lake LBJ until Nov. 16 due to post-flood debris and conditions. LCRA is also scheduled to lower the waterways Dec. 30 for an eight-week period for dredging and maintenance.

Friday, November 9, 2018
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        From staff reports Debris and unsafe conditions prompted the Lower Colorado River Authority today to extend the closure of Lake LBJ and Lake Marble Falls for week to 10 days following an assessement of post-flood waterway conditions. Lake Marble Falls... + continue reading
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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      By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Marble Falls ISD voters overwhelmingly approved a $55 million bond issue Tuesday night in final but unofficial returns. More than 69 percent of voters (5,469) voted in favor of Proposition A, while just under... + continue reading
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      By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Llano County officially elected a new county judge in final but unofficial results during Tuesday's general election as a slate of unopposed Republican candidates filled the ballot. In Horseshoe Bay,... + continue reading

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    By Phil Reynolds The Highlander Llano County commissioners will try again today, Friday, Nov. 16, to agree on whether or not to accept a Lower Colorado River Authority grant for flood debris cleanup. They’ll also look at proposals from potential contractors for debris... + continue reading
11/15/2018
Special to The Highlander The city of Marble Falls has announced deadline for applicants for a vacated city council seat and committee and board positions. Residents have until Dec. 31 to submit their application to fill the seat recently vacated by Marble Falls City Council member Megan... + continue reading

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Frank Shubert/The Highlander
Commuter and bus routes resumed as usual Nov. 13, as Texas Department of Transportation crews re-opened Ranch Road 3404 to traffic following nearly a month-long closure due to Oct. 16 Llano River flooding.

11/15/2018 - 0 comment(s)
        Connie Swinney Staff Writer The Texas Department of Transportation opted to re-open Slab Road (Ranch Road 3404) in Kingsland Nov. 13, despite concerns about whether the river-swollen roadway was safe for vehicle traffic. Following the Oct. 16 Llano... + continue reading

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Llano County residents reported post flood trash piles on state right-of-way and in unincorporated areas nearly a month after the Oct. 16 Lake LBJ flood.

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      Connie Swinney Staff Writer Almost a month after the Llano River flood event, residents continue to drive past several piles of post flood trash on state right-of-way along Ranch to Market Road 1431 and RM 2545, considered main thoroughfares within the community... + continue reading
11/12/2018 - 0 comment(s)
    By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor Capital Excavation Company crews continued Sunday afternoon working on the south side of Ranch to Market Road 2900 to undertake what will be a monumental task — building a new 2900 bridge within 150 days. On Friday, Texas Department of... + continue reading

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By Richard Zowie Highlander Sports Editor Now that the Marble Falls Independent School District bond has passed, school officials will be looking to replace the Mustang Stadium artificial grass... + continue reading

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The Faith Flames, seen here in a game earlier this season, will open the playoffs tomorrow at 1 p.m. at Amarillo San Jacinto Christian Academy.

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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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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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The Walkway of Lights in Lakeside Park in Marble Falls will be on a shortened timeline and end on Dec. 26 due to work set to began on the city's parks improvement plan.

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      By Connie Swinney Staff Writer Recent flooding issues have failed to deter plans for the Walkway of Lights, however, a Marble Falls city parks improvement project... + 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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One of the lessons of life reveals that, "Those who become mired in perceived impending crisis may spend much of their lives 'living in the wreckage of the future.'” ~Connie Swinney

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      By Connie Swinney Sometimes life can bear down on one's soul. Perhaps most strife can be boiled down to the fear of the unknown. What will happen next? What... + continue reading