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. …


City of Marble Falls to tackle Avenue G traffic concerns

Steven Goad/Special to The Highlander
Marble Falls city officials are working on a solution to concerns about heavy truck traffic in a residential neighborhood. One resident captured images of 18-wheelers using the street where he lives, Avenue G, as a cut-through route.





By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

Marble Falls city officials addressed traffic issue concerns April 2 from an Avenue G resident, who expressed that he and his neighbors faced a safety risk and diminishing quality of life due to growing large truck and cut-through traffic in the neighborhood.

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