Burnet County news

Vaccine options grow

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Residents of Burnet and Llano counties continue to wait for more of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to become available in the area as a scant existing supply is being directed first to front-line first responders, such as Marble Falls Fire Rescue Chief Russell Sander (pictured here), health care professionals, long-term care facility residents and the elderly or those with chronic health conditions.

New year, new terms for Burnet County officials

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Burnet County elected officials were sworn into office for their new term on Friday, Jan. 1, at the Burnet County Courthouse. Among those who took a new oath for the new year are, from left, Precinct 1 Commissioner Jim Luther Jr., 33rd District Judge Allan Garrett, District Attorney Wiley “Sonny” McAfee, County Attorney Eddie Arredondo, Tax Assessor-Collector Sheri Frazier, Sheriff Calvin Boyd and Precinct 3 Commissioner Billy Wall.

Texas State Parks hosting first day hikes

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Many Texans’ New Year’s Resolution focus on health and fitness, and there’s no better way to kick off that commitment than a First Day Hike at a Texas State Park. This New Year’s Day, walk, bike or paddle your way into 2021 at 89 Texas State Parks.