Monday, February 19, 2018
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The latest update from the National Weather Service list Burnet County in an area that may receive up to 3 inches of rain or more in multiple rounds of strong thunderstorms and heavy rainfall tonight through Wednesda, with moderate risk of high winds and hail. Following this NWS summary is a bit... + continue reading

Eddie Shell and the Not Guilties, house band for Cadillac Dance Hall will be rolling out the dance music Saturday night for those lucky enough to score tickets to the 59th Annual Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet.

Monday, February 19, 2018
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Tickets to 59th Annual Awards Banquet sold out for the call from the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce to the “Get Down, Turn Around, Go to Town, Brew Scootin' Boogie!” celebration Saturday night. So, count yourself lucky if you're on list to revel in another... + continue reading

Scenes like this one of check for LakeFest 2017 in at Marble Falls Johnson Park will not be repeated this year.

Friday, February 16, 2018
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    The Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce received notice last week that Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series would be proposing substantial contractual changes for the 2018 LakeFest event. For that reason, Lucas Oil will not be sanctioning drag boat races on Lake Marble... + continue reading

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Janey and Bill Rives relax on the patio of On the Rocks in Cottonwood Shores before a fundraiser was held there to take advantage of the view high above Wirtz Dam the Highland Lakes.

Friday, February 16, 2018
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        By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Loyal customers of On the Rocks Restaurant & Bar in Cottonwood Shores were in a stir this week over concerns that the business had been shut down. “Everything is fine and we have not been closed,... + continue reading
Friday, February 16, 2018
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Two juveniles are in custody charged with terroristic threat in connection with an incident at Marble Falls High School (MFHS) today, Feb. 16, that illustrates the ready response of local schools and law inforcement. The matter was handled so quickly and quietly that most staff and students were... + continue reading

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Marble Falls H-E-B store director Rudy Gill, center, is joined by his son, Grant, and a number of H-E-B partners and city dignitaries, including Marble Falls Mayor John Packer and Horseshoe Bay Mayor Steve Jordan, in cutting the ribbon Thursday, Feb. 8, at the new 110,000-square-foot store on Ranch-to-Market Road 1431. The store officially opened at 6 a.m. today, Friday, Feb. 9.

Friday, February 9, 2018
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          Today, Friday, Feb. 9, H-E-B opens its doors to a new, world-class Marble Falls store. “Welcome to your new H-E-B,” store director Rudy Gill said Thursday at a sneak preview of the new 111,000-square-foot facility, located adjacent to... + continue reading

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02/20/2018
By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Burnet County commissioners are interested in possibly obtaining a used mobile command trailer from Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) to be kept as an asset for a three-county area. Commissioners spoke to PEC engineering department... + continue reading
02/20/2018
By Richard Zowie Highlander Sports Editor This appeal has been denied. Marble Falls High School was one of 10 schools that were scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. today, Tuesday, Feb. 20 at the Austin Marriot North in Round Rock to request a relcsssification and realignment of its assigned... + continue reading

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02/19/2018 - 0 comment(s)
The latest update from the National Weather Service list Burnet County in an area that may receive up to 3 inches of rain or more in multiple rounds of strong thunderstorms and heavy rainfall tonight through Wednesda, with moderate risk of high winds and hail. Following this NWS summary is a bit... + continue reading

Eddie Shell and the Not Guilties, house band for Cadillac Dance Hall will be rolling out the dance music Saturday night for those lucky enough to score tickets to the 59th Annual Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet.

02/19/2018 - 0 comment(s)
Tickets to 59th Annual Awards Banquet sold out for the call from the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce to the “Get Down, Turn Around, Go to Town, Brew Scootin' Boogie!” celebration Saturday night. So, count yourself lucky if you're on list to revel in another... + continue reading

Scenes like this one of check for LakeFest 2017 in at Marble Falls Johnson Park will not be repeated this year.

02/16/2018 - 0 comment(s)
    The Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce received notice last week that Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series would be proposing substantial contractual changes for the 2018 LakeFest event. For that reason, Lucas Oil will not be sanctioning drag boat races on Lake Marble... + continue reading

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Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach adresses the Hill Country 100 Club during their annual awards banquet on Jan. 16 at the YMCA of the Highland Lakes Galloway-Hammond Center in Burnet.

02/07/2018 - 0 comment(s)
        By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Teamwork, hard work and sacrifice in the face of adversity are qualities which great athletes and... + continue reading

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Proposed site plan for Faith Academy's campus expansion to include an athletics complex.

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02/07/2018 - 0 comment(s)
By Jane Knapik Special to the Highlander Marble Falls writer Caryl Calsyn recently was honored as the “Featured Writer” in WestWard Quarterly, the Magazine of Family Reading.The... + continue reading

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Holly Atkinson, an outstanding Marble Falls FFA member, will show sheep at the Burnet County Livestock Show in Burnet Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 4-6.  She will be among more than 200 FFA and 4-H youth stock raisers taking part.

02/01/18 - 0 comment(s)

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Two brothers who love fishing Cullen, left, and Hudson Gardner, grandsons of Marion and David Gardner of Horseshoe Bay, will share their passion for fishing in 2018 on “Reel Brothers,” a show on the Pursuit Channel. The two boys hold a fishing record in Costa Rica.

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R.I.P. Ofcr. Bock. The Bertram Police Department’s K-9 died last month, due to cancer. 'Bock served Bertram until his last day of life,' said Bertram PD Chief JJ Wilson. “He was faithful ‘til the end.'

19/12/17 - 0 comment(s)

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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.

02/07/2018 - 0 comment(s)
      Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander The year was 1975 and I was in kindergarten. My favorite NFL football team was the Dallas Cowboys and my favorite... + continue reading

Horseshoe Bay Mayor Steve Jordan provided this State of the City review for the Oct. 20 edition of The Highlander.

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