Friday, October 20, 2017
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  By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Texas Commission on Environmental Quality officials do not believe a rock-crushing plant south of Marble Falls would have an impact on air quality at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, according to a letter sent to state Sen.... + continue reading

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Through a licensing agreement with the City of Marble Falls, Burger King is taking over a refurbishment and future maintenance of the triangle of city land on the southwest corner of the intersection of Farm to Market Road 1431 and US 281.

Friday, October 20, 2017
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Before opening its doors the new Burger King will be taking on a good neighbor project through a licensing agreement approved by the Marble Falls City Council Tuesday, Oct. 17. The project is the rehabilitation of the triangle of city property at the southwest corner of the intersection of Ranch... + continue reading

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An early morning fire Tuesday, Oct. 17, destroyed a home owned by Lino Gutierrez at 2500 Stag in Horseshoe Bay. Four adults inside the home when the fire broke out were able to escape, but they lost pets in the blaze.

Friday, October 20, 2017
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    The Texas Fire Marshal's Office has been called in to investigate a fire Tuesday, Oct. 17, in Horseshoe Bay. A 9-1-1 call at 5:01 a.m. sent emergency services to 2500 Stag Road, according to a press release from Horseshoe Bay Police Chief Rocky Wardlow and Fire Chief Joe... + continue reading
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A shred service for personal records will be a feature of the Granite Shoals Fall Clean Up Day again this Saturday, Oct. 21, on the municipal complex, 2221 North Phillips Ranch Road. Citizens will find rows of roll-off dumpsters for almost any kind of refuse, except construction materials, rocks... + continue reading

Jimmie Vaughn is the headliner for the 2017 FiestaJam, rocking Lake Marble Falls this weekend.

Thursday, October 19, 2017
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    Jimmie Vaughan, of Fabulous Thunderbirds and Austin music scene fame, will play FiestaJAM on Saturday, Oct. 21, but he is icing on the cake of a music festival has grown to four days of Marble Falls Hill Country fun beginning tonight, Thursday, Oct. 19. Visitors can sample... + continue reading
Thursday, October 19, 2017
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Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander A driver reportedly evading police in the pre-dawn hours Thursday, Oct. 19, was killed in a crash in the 1300 Block of Prairie Creek Road in Granite Shoals. He was identified as Cruz Grimaldo Suarez, 18, of Granite Shoals, in a preliminary crash... + continue reading

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By Jenn Robison The Highlander Good news for Burnet County couples and those who plan to get married. Recent data shows that divorce rates decreased in Burnet County between 2009 and 2015. Overall, the numbers of divorced individuals in the United States have increased by 11.65 percent,... + continue reading
10/18/2017
The City of Horseshoe Bay was presented with Scenic City Gold certification Thursday, Oct. 5, in Houston at an event held in conjunction with the Texas Municipal League’s annual conference. Some 150 city officials and business leaders from across the state were on hand to recognize... + continue reading

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  By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Texas Commission on Environmental Quality officials do not believe a rock-crushing plant south of Marble Falls would have an impact on air quality at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, according to a letter sent to state Sen.... + continue reading

Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander

Through a licensing agreement with the City of Marble Falls, Burger King is taking over a refurbishment and future maintenance of the triangle of city land on the southwest corner of the intersection of Farm to Market Road 1431 and US 281.

10/20/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Before opening its doors the new Burger King will be taking on a good neighbor project through a licensing agreement approved by the Marble Falls City Council Tuesday, Oct. 17. The project is the rehabilitation of the triangle of city property at the southwest corner of the intersection of Ranch... + continue reading

Contributed/Krystal Boyd

An early morning fire Tuesday, Oct. 17, destroyed a home owned by Lino Gutierrez at 2500 Stag in Horseshoe Bay. Four adults inside the home when the fire broke out were able to escape, but they lost pets in the blaze.

10/20/2017 - 0 comment(s)
    The Texas Fire Marshal's Office has been called in to investigate a fire Tuesday, Oct. 17, in Horseshoe Bay. A 9-1-1 call at 5:01 a.m. sent emergency services to 2500 Stag Road, according to a press release from Horseshoe Bay Police Chief Rocky Wardlow and Fire Chief Joe... + continue reading

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Cyril Lemon’s football career included holding down the offensive line for the Marble Falls Mustangs and University of North Texas Mean Green. After briefly playing for the New Orleans Saints, he has returned to Marble Falls to coach the defensive line in football.

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By Richard Zowie The Highlander Hurricane Katrina brought him and his family from New Orleans to Marble Falls, where he played football for the Mustangs as an offensive guard and graduated from... + continue reading

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By Jenn Robison The Highlander Good news for Burnet County couples and those who plan to get married. Recent data shows that divorce rates decreased in Burnet County between 2009 and 2015.... + continue reading

Contributed/Hunter Burnham

Hunter Burnham, heir to a tradition of Hill Country hunting, displays a majestic herd bull was approximately eight years old.He says it took a team working in unison to bring him down. Read much more of interest to hunters in the 2017 Hunters' Guide inside the Tuesday, Oct. 17, edition of The Highlander.

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Magnolia and Zellam Payson try on austronaut helmets at the annual Hill Country Space Expo at the Marble Falls Boys & Girls Club Saturday, Sept. 30. The two five-year-olds attended with their mother Kathy Payson to meet former NASA austronaut Capt. Dan Bursch and learn about a path to the stars.

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By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander On Oct. 1, I was shocked, along with the rest of the Highland Lakes, to hear about the mass shooting at a country music festival along the Las... + continue reading

Pat Williams Moore is unique in the disaster recovery and business/service resumption industry. She has been a pioneer since 1982 helping to drive the disaster recovery industry beyond the emergency response phase, and data-center-information technology recovery side into the organization-wide/enterprise-wide full recovery and continuity of operations strategic planning and implementation for businesses, institutions and communities. Moore is a Certified Disaster Recovery Professional and a Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute, and FEMA's National Business Person of the Year.

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