Marble Falls news

Fri
21
Jun

Meadowlakes citizen speech rules alarm experts

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

Meadowlakes officials unveiled a “citizen comment” form that Freedom of Information (FOI) experts say violates the intent of the Texas Open Meetings Act and serves as an “intimidation tactic” to keep the public from criticizing their government leaders.

Fri
14
Jun

Marble Falls moves from mandatory to voluntary water restriction

File Photo
City of Marble Falls municipal water plant

 

 

Special to The Highlander

On Friday June 14, effective immediately the city of Marble Falls has moved from stage 2 water use restrictions to stage 1 voluntary restrictions.

Fri
14
Jun

Marble Falls 7-on-7 summer competition heating up

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Jake Becker and the other Mustange receivers found holes in the Regents zone to make catches during 7-on-7 action June 10 in Johnson City.

 

 

 

By Nathan Hendrix
Sports Editor

The Marble Falls 7-on-7 team collected one win and one loss on Monday, June 10 in the 2019 Eagle National 7-on-7 league in Johnson City.

Fri
14
Jun

JPs ask Burnet County to enhance annex security

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

Burnet County elected officials discussed and debated the need for enhanced courthouse security at the South Annex in Marble Falls during Tuesday's regular commissioners court meeting.

Fri
14
Jun

City of Marble Falls mulls impact of street water slide

Contributed/Urban Slide
Marble Falls city officials unveiled a preliminary assessment of the impact of a chamber-sponsored street water slide event, which could use from 80,000 to 100,000 gallons of water in a 12-hour period.

 

 

 

 

By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

Marble Falls city officials unveiled a preliminary assessment of the impact of a chamber-sponsored street water slide event, which could use from 80,000 to 100,000 gallons of water in a 12-hour period.

Tue
11
Jun

Unity Bowl delivers competitive June football with Marble Falls and Burnet players

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Marble Falls High School graduates Genaro Arreguin Jr., Braidon Whiteside and Chance Haley made up the left side of the Gold Team's offensive line at the 2019 FCA Unity Bowl all-star game on Friday in Georgetown.

 

 

 

 

By Nathan Hendrix
Sports Editor

The 2019 Unity Bowl all-star football game on Friday, June 7 was the last chance for many high school graduates – including four Marble Falls High School graduates – to play organized football.

Tue
04
Jun

MFISD hires Porter as baseball head coach

Special to The Highlander

Marble Falls Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Tyler Porter as head baseball coach for Marble Falls High School at a special board meeting on Monday, June 3.

Tue
04
Jun

Burnet County hits mark with taxes

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

Burnet County taxpayers have been good about paying their taxes during the past two decades, as just $738,045 remains uncollected since 1999, a tax attorney told commissioners last month.

Thu
30
May

Environmental crimes officer resigns, re-organization discussed

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

After just eight months on the job, Burnet County environmental crimes deputy Chris Cowan has submitted his resignation in order to join the Granite Shoals Police Department.

Wed
29
May

Marble Falls ISD school bus involved in crash on 1431 East

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
A Marble Falls ISD school bus and a vehicle collided around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 29 on Ranch Road 1431 east near the intersection of Cimmaron Ranch Road. The children were loaded onto another bus and taken to school. Traffic was halted for at least two hours as crews cleared the scene.

 

 

 

 

From staff reports

A school bus carrying about a dozen students on its way to an elementary school and a second vehicle collided on Ranch Road 1431 East of Marble Falls on May 29, resulting in at least one serious injury and a temporary roadway closure.

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