Marble Falls


Two city council races develop

City council election filing closed Friday, Feb. 19, and today, Feb. 23, is the last day to declare a write-in candidacy. So far, only Granite Shoals and Cottonwood Shores in south Burnet County report contested seats on their councils.

For a roundup of candidates filing in those cities, Marble Falls, Meadowlakes and Highland Haven, see today's edition of The Highlander.


HCCT holds open auditions for 'A Little Off the Top'

Hill Country Community Theatre has announced open auditions dates of Feb. 29 and March 1 for their April production of the comedy “A Little Off the Top” by Carl L. Williams.

The comedy involves two balding men, their love interests and a toupee salesman in a cast of seven chosen from 7 p.m. auditions at the theatre, 4003 West Ranch to Market Road 2147, Cottonwood Shores. Watch The Highlander for more information, call the theatre at 830-693-2474 or send an email to


Valentine treat performance at HCCT

'A Bench in the Sun,' a Ron Clark romantic comedy is a budget-wise Valentine performance by Hill Country Community Theater veterans.

A special Valentine's Day-only matinee performance of “A Bench in the Sun” is set for Sunday, Feb. 14, at 2:15 p.m. at Hill Country Community Theatre, 4003 West Farm to Market Road 2147, Cottonwood Shores. The staged reading is offered as a pay-what-you-can (cash or check only) gift to theater lovers  from the Hill Country Community Theatre, 4003 West Farm to Market road 2147 at Cottonwood Shores.

See the full story in the Tuesday, Feb. 9, edition of The Highlander.


'Dial M' opens Thursday at HCCT

The classic 1950s thriller, “Dial M for Murder,” opens Thursday, Feb. 18, to run through March 6 at Hill Country Community Theatre  . Performances a Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2:15 p.m..
Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children and students, available by calling 830-798-8944, visiting online at, or at the theater box office, noon to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 4003 West Ranch to Market Road 2147 in Cottonwood Shores.

New OLLI classes begin at Texas Tech in Marble Falls

Join the Mah Jong craze, master your smart phone, recount family stories with flair in classes for the over-50 set beginning Feb. 15-24 at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) of Texas Tech University (TTU) Hill Country.

To enroll or learn more about classes presented or broadcast to the facility at  806 Steve Hawkins Parkway in Marble Falls, call 830-990-2717, email or visit the website today.



Lifelong learning classes beginning

Mah Jong,ancient game with a history of pleasure, will be taught Tuesday, Feb. 16, at Texas Tech Hill Country in Marble Falls.

By Glynis Crawford Smith

Embrace the Mah Jong craze, learn to fiddle with that new fangled phone successfully, write family tales with a flare, enhance your world view and more by enrolling in new programs for the 50 and over set.

Spring offerings from Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) are beginning at Texas Tech University (TTU) Hill Country in Marble Falls and two more locations broadcasting to their facility here at 806 Steve Hawkins Parkway have start dates this month, Feb. 15-24.

For complete information email, call 830-990-2717 or visit online,


City secretaries train for elections

At Texas Registered Municipal Clerk certification graduation are Kerrville City Secretary Brenda Craig (left) and Granite Shoals City Secretary Elaine Simpson. Marble Falls City Secretary Christina McDonald (not pictured) completed the rigorous re-certification as well.

City secretaries, including Marble Falls City Secretary Christina McDonald, Horseshoe Bay City Secretary Teresa L. Moore and Granite Shoals City Secretary Elaine Simpson stay up to date on election law through regular certification.

For the story, see the Friday, Feb. 19, edition of The Highlander.



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