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Library Anniversary pays tribute to founder

The Highlander In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Marble Falls Library at 101 Main Street, organizers will be looking even farther back in history almost 70 years. During a whole week of events, Oct. 1-7, visitors will pass a picture of Mrs. H.R. (Lois) Anderson (June 14, 1884-April, 29,1

HIGHLANDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 16:04:37

City to replace Via Viejo storage tank

The city of Marble Falls voted to fund a new way to deal with an "old way" of doing things. At their Tuesday, Sept. 19, City Council meeting, the Marble Falls City Council awarded a bid to Tank Builders to replace the Via Viejo ground storage tank. "Via viejo" translates from Spanish to "old way" in

HIGHLANDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 19:30:15

MFISD earns high marks in finance

Marble Falls Independent School District earned high marks from both the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) and from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) accountability ratings for 2016-2017. This and the district's campus improvement plans were also discussed at the Sept. 18 school boar

HIGHLANDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 16:58:55

Librarians + children = lifetime readers

Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander On hand to greet all the visitors to the 20th Anniversary of the Marble Falls Library on 101 Main Street are full-time staff members, from left, Karen Davis, assistant director; Mary Seaman, Brittany Cavness, Misty Smith and Amanda Rose, director. By Glynis Crawf

HIGHLANDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 16:16:47

Marble Falls initiates annexation, honors library

The Highlander The possibility of a new Asphalt, Inc. rock crushing plant on the far southern outskirts of the city brought the largest contingent of visitors to the Marble Falls City Council on Tuesday night, Sept. 19. In a meeting that opened with proclamations recognizing the 20th Anniversary of

HIGHLANDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:27:22

Marble Falls Library celebrates 20th year on Main Street

The Highlander Gov. Gregg Abbott, in addition to his proclamation of Oct. 1-7 as Power Up Your Library Week in Texas, officially recognized the 20th Anniversary of the Marble Falls Public Library in its home at 101 Main Street. The library will be closed Sept. 21-29 for new renovations and it will r

HIGHLANDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 15:47:19

Travis County PAC kicks off bond campaign

AUSTIN - On a sunny day, the low water crossing at Spicewood Springs Road is picturesque. But when it rains, the road is one of the first to flood. Travis County leaders want to address the issue by putting in a bridge, along with improving numerous other roads across the county. And they're asking

KVUE - 2017-09-21 23:46:23

Metroplex and Rollins Brook community hospitals offer discount mammograms

Metroplex Adventist Hospital in Killeen and Rollins Brook Community Hospital in Lampasas are offering discounted digital screening mammograms for $90 in October in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "Mammograms can lead to early detection and a better chance for a positive outc

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-23 20:26:00

Leadership Central Texas class of 2017 announced

Leadership Central Texas is offered by the Development District of Central Texas to residents with an interest in leadership who live or work within the seven county-region served by the Central Texas Council of Governments, which includes Bell, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas, Milam, Mills, and San Sab

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-22 09:30:00

Out & About: Upcoming events and activities in Central Texas

Looking for something to do? Here's a list of entertainment, family and social events that's sure to keep you busy. Have upcoming events to include? Email events@kdhnews.com. Items run as space is available. Auditions Vicky Boone Casting is conducting a casting search for Texas-area girls, ages 12-1

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-21 22:52:00

Authorities confident body found is Lampasas man

Investigators in Lampasas are confident the remains of a man found hanging from a tree are those of Joshua Pendleton, 30, last seen about 11 a.m. Sept. 2 and reported missing Sept. 6, police said Tuesday. Lampasas police asked for the public's help in the search for Pendleton on Sept. 11. The body w

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-22 09:30:00

Parents say school route is unsafe in Vista Ridge neighborhood

A child swerves into traffic after another biker cuts him off on the sidewalk near Camacho Elementary School in Leander. (Courtesy: Samantha Schoen) LEANDER, Texas (KXAN) - Nathanael Ferguson has two children at Camacho Elementary school in the Leander Independent School District, and he says he w

KXAN - 2017-09-23 00:46:10

The Latest: EU's Brexit chief welcomes 'constructive' speech

LONDON (AP) - The Latest on British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Brexit (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The European Union's Brexit negotiator is welcoming Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on leaving the bloc but says its content must be turned into action. Michel Barnier said in a tweet t

WACOTRIB.COM - 2017-09-22 15:53:50

May to urge new partnership, transition period for Brexit

LONDON (AP) - Prime Minister Theresa May will try to kick-start faltering Brexit negotiations on Friday by proposing a new economic and security partnership between Britain and the European Union, plus a transition period after the U.K.'s formal departure in 2019, May's office said. Downing Street r

WACOTRIB.COM - 2017-09-21 22:00:39

Leander fire protection services rate among top 1.1% of departments in the US, according to advisory organization

Leander Fire Department received the second highest Public Protection Classification from the Insurance Service Office, according to Fire Chief Bill Gardner. The Insurance Service Office is an advisory organization that issues information about insurance risk, according to the office's website. The

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-22 17:43:36

Theater, comics: 9 things to do in Leander and Cedar Park this weekend, Sept. 22-24

5. Worth the trip: Alzheimer's walk takes place in Georgetown The 8th annual Williamson County Alzheimer's Texas Walk works to raise awareness about Alzheimer's. 8:30 a.m. Various prices. San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow Street, Georgetown. 512-241-0420. www.txalz.org 6. Gold Star Families honored

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-21 19:32:31

Leander man finds possible fossilized human bones in yard

Donald Johnson found unique rocks on his Leander property, the week of Sept. 11, 2017. One of the rocks looks like a fossilized human skull. (KXAN Photo/Lauren Kravets) LEANDER, Texas (KXAN) - Donald Johnson likes to look at the unique rocks in his back yard, but last week he found something that

KXAN - 2017-09-21 19:26:15

Commentary: How Williamson County's budget could boost public safety

As the Williamson County Commissioner of Precinct 2, I have had the privilege to work with others to adopt the county budget for the last 10 years. Prioritizing funding for our local justice system, superior public safety and needed infrastructure while keeping taxes as low as possible have been som

MYSTATESMAN.COM - 2017-09-23 13:38:28

Austin SXSW 2018: Advisory Board Members For Art Program Selected

Representatives of the creative community from all over the world will lend expertise in selecting showcased art installations. AUSTIN, TX - SXSW organizers have announced the advisory board members for the 2018 SXSW Art Program. The board members include representatives of the creative community

PATCH - 2017-09-22 19:10:53

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY launches this weekend

CBS will air new series 50 years after the original first premiered James Demmock/CBS "STAR TREK: DISCOVERY" will launch Sunday, Sept. 24 with a broadcast premiere that night on the CBS Television Network airing 8:30-9:30 PM, ET/PT. "Star Trek," one of the most iconic and influential global televi

HILLCOUNTRYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00