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.

Thursday, June 21, 2018
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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 combined total of 1,650 pounds in the powerlifting competition, Lt. Floyd brought home the gold, taking... + continue reading
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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    A Granite Shoals man has been found guilty on 12 of 13 charges against him by a Burnet County jury, which now is expected to deliberate on his punishment. Bryant Edward Dulin, 45, was convicted on a first-degree felony charge of super aggravated sexual assault of a child... + continue reading
Friday, June 15, 2018
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A Llano man was killed early Friday morning in a one-vehicle accident on Texas 71, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. The accident occurred at 5:45 a.m. Friday about seven miles east of Llano. A 2006 Chevrolet Malibu P4 driven by Robin Magrath Lacey, 52, was westbound on... + continue reading

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The Marble Falls Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Board looks at a map of the city to get a better view of how adding a property across Lake Marble Falls would affect the zone's layout.

Thursday, June 14, 2018
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By Alexandria Randolph The Highlander In a meeting Thursday, June 7, the Marble Falls Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Board voted in favor of expanding its boundaries across Lake Marble Falls. While Marble Falls City Council will have the final decision on the matter, the TIRZ Board voted... + continue reading

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Thursday, June 14, 2018
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The Faith Academy Board of Directors has voted to confirm Amy Cozby as interim head of school and principal for the 2018-19 school year, the board announced this week. Cozby succeeds administrator Joe Rispoli, who submitted his resignation earlier this month. She was part of a five-person... + continue reading
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Lew K. Cohen/The Highlander Marble Falls Fire Rescue engineer Russell Daniell shows Fire Camp participants Jairi Beckham, Travasia Brown and Kevin Frischmann how to work as a team to control the stream on a wild and wide-open fire hose Wednesday afternoon at the station. The middle-... + continue reading

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06/14/2018
By Alexandria Randolph The Highlander The Marble Falls Economic Development Corporation joined forces with two area workforce agencies on Wednesday with the goal of providing job training to Marble Falls citizens.  Earlier this spring, Marble Falls EDC officials submitted an... + continue reading
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By Alexandria Randolph The Highlander In a meeting of Burnet County Commissioner’s Court on Tuesday, the court awarded a contract for the construction of two low water crossings. The crossings on County Roads 322 and 330 will be reconstructed by Walenta’s Construction, as... + 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.

06/21/2018 - 0 comment(s)
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 combined total of 1,650 pounds in the powerlifting competition, Lt. Floyd brought home the gold, taking... + continue reading
06/19/2018 - 0 comment(s)
    A Granite Shoals man has been found guilty on 12 of 13 charges against him by a Burnet County jury, which now is expected to deliberate on his punishment. Bryant Edward Dulin, 45, was convicted on a first-degree felony charge of super aggravated sexual assault of a child... + continue reading
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A Llano man was killed early Friday morning in a one-vehicle accident on Texas 71, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. The accident occurred at 5:45 a.m. Friday about seven miles east of Llano. A 2006 Chevrolet Malibu P4 driven by Robin Magrath Lacey, 52, was westbound on... + 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.

06/21/2018 - 0 comment(s)
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 Hunger has been a significant issue across the country for ages, and the problem is becoming more prominent in Burnet County. Eighty-five percent of families... + continue reading

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Granite Shoals resident Evelyn Turner, 101, rides on the back of her son Lynn Turner’s jet ski Saturday, May 12, on Lake LBJ near their home. It was the first time aboard a jet ski for Turner, who has been recognized as the town’s oldest resident.

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john Arthur martinez performs with a band at the 2016 FiestaJAM on Lake Marble Falls. martinez will be the inaugural headline act for the Horseshoe Bay Cultural Enrichment Society on May 12 at Quail Point.

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By Oct. 11, 2017, Habitat for Humanity volunteers are a hive of activity framing the new home at the corner of Second Street and Avenue M. It was begun in September and completed in February.

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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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