Marble Falls HEB

 

 

Tue
07
Apr

Health Authority: Masks minimize COVID-19 cases

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
A customer about to go into the Marble Falls Walmart April 6 prepped for safety. The Burnet County Health Authority, following a recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control, encouraged residents to wear masks when in public to help mitigate the potential transmission of the coronavirus.

 

 

 

 

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

Federal and county health officials are now expanding COVID-19 prevention measures, including the wearing of surgical masks, aimed at halting the transmission of the coronavirus.

Tue
24
Mar

Marble Falls families adapt to COVID-19 isolation

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
Jade Klaus and Eric Walker, both of Marble Falls, made a Redbox selection over the weekend as the community began adapting to more stringent calls for “social distancing” as a measure to reduce possible coronavirus infections.

 

 

 

 

By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

With the suspension of schools and job furloughs, local families have found ways to reconnect with one another, continue essential tasks and still offer support for their loved ones.

Jade Klaus and Eric Walker explained how they bought groceries March 20, stopped at Walgreens for a few health necessities and then purchased a Red Box movie outside the pharmacy.

“This gives us an opportunity to rent movies and hang out at the house with kids,” Klaus said of Walker and their boys ages four and 12. …

Fri
20
Mar

Crisis network launches volunteers over COVID-19 concerns

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
Highland Lakes Crisis Network volunteer Pat Hatch and Operations Team leader Rachel Naumann worked to arrange the entity's headquarters on March 18 at 1007 Broadway Avenue in Marble Falls.

 

 

 

By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

Before noon on March 18, 10 requests came into the Highland Lakes Crisis Network office, 1007 Broadway Ave., from elderly residents asking for help obtaining groceries as the coronavirus scare continues to clear store shelves in the community.

“By coincidence one of the people who we deliver (Meals on Wheels) to called in today needing help grocery shopping,” said Ron Munos, a HLCN volunteer, who works with the Meals program as well. “She's afraid to get out. My wife got her list, and if it's not perishable, we'll pick it up this afternoon because we deliver to her anyway.

Fri
13
Mar

HEB tells customers avoid 'panic,' orders purchase limits

Contributed/Linda Landua
Empty shelves stand where toilet paper and other paper goods are normally stocked at the H-E-B in Marble Falls on Friday, March 13.

 

 

 

By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

HEB grocery store officials are asking customers to quell “panic” over concerns about the coronavirus, and have implemented temporary purchase limits of certain items, according to March 13 company statements.

The statement was released after a week-long barrage of customers – including those in Burnet, Marble Falls and Kingsland – in the midst of COVID-19 scare buying items in bulk such as toilet paper, cleaning products, hand sanitizer and even some food items.

Fri
24
Jan

Flooding irks Marble Falls First United Methodist Church flock

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
Officials with Marble Falls First United Methodist Church, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive, told council members Jan. 21 that drainage issues have worsened with increased development. Pictured here is one of the church's lots a day after the meeting.

 

 

 

 

Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

First United Methodist Church spokesman Keith Russell explained to Marble Falls City Council members Jan. 21 how his congregants would prefer not to walk on so much water.

“It's a drainage concern. We have a lot of elderly people,” Russell said. “Our parking lot just becomes a flood zone.” …

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