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Protestors make their voices heard

Lew K. Cohn/The Highlander

Protestors voice opposition to a proposed rock crushing facility off Burnet County Road 304 near new subdivisions and Baylor Scott & White Hospital on Texas 71 in Marble Falls.

By Lew K. Cohn

Managing Editor

The Highlander

Chanting slogans and waiving signs, more than 100 people picketed on Saturday and Sunday across the highway from the site of a proposed rock crushing plant south of Marble Falls off US 281 at County Road 403.


Two dead in Round Mountain crash on July 3 still unnamed

By Glynis Crawford Smith

The Highlander

An auto crash near Round Mountain on Monday, July 3, ended in the death of the two occupants of a car that failed to stop for Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers.

Traffic was back up for miles to be re-routed from US 281 over the hours it took to clear the wreckage shown in videos from the scene littering the highway.

The names of the deceased still hand not been released late Friday, pending notification of next of kin.

In the Blanco County event July 3 DPS Troopers had attempted to stop the Grey Honda passenger car as it sped northbound on US 281 in Blanco County at 11:30 a.m.

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