Burnet County news

COVID-19 figures begin to dwindle in county

Burnet County coronavirus numbers are trending in the right direction. On Aug. 8, Burnet County had a total of 552 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 388 active cases, according to the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) dashboard. As of Thursday, Sept. 17, the number of active cases in Burnet County had dropped to just 33 - a decrease of more than 91 percent - while the number of total cases had risen to 681.

Lost, found, and hopefully, soon outbound

A Logan, Utah, resident is hoping to reunite a box of scrapbooks featuring several generations of Burnet County residents with their rightful owners. Phil Parisi said the books landed at his home in Utah by mistake after he moved from Austin to Utah several years ago and he recently rediscovered them in his basement.