WOW High Tea Fashion Show benefits transplant fund

The community is rallying around Darlene Sanders, whos wait for a kidney transplant predates her arrival in the Highland Lakes with the Smoking for Jesus Ministry (SJM) as they fled Hurricane Katrina in 2005. She still is part of the congregation that has found anew home between Burnet and Kingsland in Burnet County. A fashion show Saturday, April 2, will contribute to a fund for her.


A Women of Wisdom (WOW) High Tea Fashion Show at Marble Falls First United Methodist Church, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive, this Saturday, April 2, will be an event about style with a serious goal.

It will be sponsored from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. by the WOW women's group of Smoking for Jesus Miistry (SJM) to benefit the South-Central Kidney Transplant Fund and local resident Darlene Sanders.


Celebrate Easter beginning today

Photo by Frank Shubert/The Highlander
'Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.'
~John 1:29
Easter services and hunts for Easter eggs one of the earliest Christian celebrations of Eastertide are found in the list here.

Easter events are here and we have compiled a list of some happenings in the area still to come in the way of Easter services and hunts for Easter eggs, one of the earliest Christian celebrations of Eastertide:



Easter Egg Hunts



Prescription meds will be topic of March 17 meeting

Daniel E. Garcia, Pharm. D.

Prescription medications will be the St. Patrick's Day topic at the meeting of Burnet County Democrats Thursday, March 17, at 6 p.m. at Trailblazer Grille, 216 South Main Street on the Burnet Courthouse Square.

The featured speaker will be Daniel E. Garcia, Pharm. D., a former compliance officer for the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.

He will discuss five major points regarding prescription medication costs: Capitalism and its effects on costs, the cost of new prescription medications and whether they are more effective, costs to American consumers compared to other countries and legal remedies to high cost medications.


Visit Fort Croghan over Spring Break

Photo by Christi Bertelson
Although re-enactments are not part of the fun of a Spring Break visit to Fort Croghan Grounds and Museum, the historic surroundings call to mind life in 19th Century Burnet County.

Although Burnet's most popular historic site is officially closed for the winter season, Fort Croghan Grounds and Museum will be open Friday, March 12, and from March 14-19.


W.C. Jameson reviews his Amelia Earhart book in Burnet Feb. 24

Author W.C. Jameson will discuss the latest edition in his Beyond the Grave Series: "Amelia Earhart: Beyond the Grave," tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 2 p.m. at the Herman Brown Free Library, 100 East Washington Street in Burnet. 
Jameson, who lives in Llano, is the award-winning author of more than 90 books, 1,500 articles and essays, 320 songs and dozens of published poems. Other books in the Beyond the Grave series examine the lives of Billy the Kid, John Wilkes Booth and Butch Cassidy. His Buried Treasures of America series numbers 36 books and counting. Jameson a top-selling treasure author in the U.S. and his prominence as a professional fortune hunter led to stints as a consultant for the "Unsolved Mysteries" television show and the Travel Channel. He served as an advisor for the film "National Treasure," starring Nicolas Cage.


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