first responders honored


Hill Country 100 Club honors area first responders for 15th year

By Lew K. Cohn

and Frank Shubert

The Highlander

First responders from Burnet, Llano, Blanco and Lampasas counties were honored Thursday, Jan. 18, at the 15th annual Hill Country 100 Club awards banquet and meeting at the Galloway-Hammmond YMCA of the Highland Lakes in Burnet.


Traveling exhibits helps locals 'Remember Our Fallen'

Frank Shubert, Publisher/Highland Lakes Newspapers

Marble Falls first responders escort the 'Remember Our Fallen' exhibit to Lakeside Pavilion where it will be on display throughout the day of of events recognizing the 16th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center in New York. The dedication of a First Responders Park at 10 a.m. in Meadolakes begins the day, followed by the 'Day of Rememberance' ceremonies at noon, also at Lakeside Pavilion. The program to honor all Burnet County's finest is hosted by Marble Falls Rotarians and exhibit sponsors Clements-Wilcox Funeral home and the Texas Funeral Directors Association. Hours are 1-5 p.m.Sunday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday.




By Lew K. Cohn

Managing Editor

The Highlander

Burnet County residents are invited to “Remember Our Fallen” at a traveling exhibit on display at Lakeside Pavilion through Monday, Sept. 11.

The Texas-specific version of the “Remember Our Fallen” memorial, created by non-profit Patriotic Productions in conjunction with Bellevue University, is being brought to Marble Falls by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home and the Texas Funeral Directors Association.

The exhibit arrived in town Thursday, Sept. 7, with an escort from local first responders from the intersection of US 281 and Texas 71 south of town to Lakeside Pavilion. It will open  for viewing through the local recognitions of the 16th  anniversary of the 9-11 terror attacks on New York and Washington, D.C.

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