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Burnet County releases guidelines for debris removal after flooding
Debris in Kingsland after flooding Oct. 17, 2018 (KXAN Photo/Candy Rodriguez) BURNET COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) - Burnet County officials have released a list of guidelines for disposing of debris in areas affected by recent flooding. According to a press release sent out by Burnet County's office of emer
What to do with debris in Burnet County, outside of city limits
BCOEM says residents should separate debris into piles as much as they can and place the piles as close to the road as possible. If residents have a curb they are asked to place them on top of the curb, not in the road. If residents have a ditch and no curb, they are asked to place the piles in betw
Lake Travis reaches fifth highest height, additional Mansfield Dam floodgate openings on hold
AUSTIN - The Lower Colorado River Authority, also known as the LCRA, is holding off on opening four more additional floodgates at the Mansfield Dam Thursday as they continue to monitor the dangerous and continuous rate of rising water levels at Lake Travis in the Austin-area. Currently, there are fo
WATCH: Llano River Floodwaters Destroy Kingsland, Texas Bridge
Texas, the state where the weather can be 54 degrees Fahrenheit on mile 119 and 103 on mile 201. It happens, it’s normal…it’s one of those things that Texans grow up getting used to. Recently, Texas has seen an unusual amount of rain, causing floods all around the state. Like in Kingsland, where a r
Woman's body found in Llano after major flooding
LLANO, Texas — After major flooding hit Llano, a woman's body was found near the Llano River, officials confirmed Oct. 17.
What to do if you’ve found a boat or other property in the floods - DailyTrib.com - Your Hill Country online news authority
If you’ve found someone else’s property — or have lost something — the Hill Country Builders Association has set up theOperation Lost & Found bulletin board. (The association is not responsible for lost, stolen, or misrepresented property posted on the board.)
Bridge collapses in Llano River's fury; 'Historic event' causes widespread Hill Country flooding, evacuations
There were no confirmed reports of deaths, though several media outlets reported a body was found down river from Kingsland at around noon Tuesday. Meanwhile, in Burnet County, residents in several communities, including Marble Falls, Meadowlakes, Granite Shoals, Highland Haven and Horseshoe Bay, we
Badgers rip Burnet 56-7 for team’s most lopsided win since ‘75
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ALERT: Marble Falls and Kingsland issue boil water notices for residents - DailyTrib.com - Your Hill Country online news authority
Children, seniors, and persons with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to harmful bacteria, and all customers should follow these directions.
Burnet Bulldogs face undefeated Fischer Canyon Lake - DailyTrib.com - Your Hill Country online news authority
“This is a really solid Canyon Lake team,” said Bulldogs head coach Kurt Jones, whose team is 2-4 overall and 0-1 in district.
The Latest: Threat of more floods with rain, dam releases
The Llano River overflows its banks into neighboring property as the swollen river flows between the washed out Ranch Road 2900 bridge, background, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Kingsland, Texas. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
Second body found as more flooding expected in Texas
Four floodgates have already been opened, with the next four bringing the total to eight, two more than the previous record for the most floodgates that have ever had to be opened at the dam.
LCRA Not Opening Additional Mansfield Dam Floodgates Today
TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas - The Lower Colorado River Authority will not open additional floodgates at the Mansfield Dam on Thursday. There are currently four floodgates open at Lake Travis. Four more floodgates were expected to open on Thursday, but the LCRA tweeted around 10 a.m. they will not be openin
The Latest: Body found at low-water crossing in Texas town
Water levels on the Llano River are now dropping but had soared above flood stage this week, destroying a bridge, forcing evacuations and leading to water rescues.
Marble Falls families face the damage major flooding left in their city
Edwards and her husband, Jerry, live on Lakshore Drive in Meadowlakes. Their home was in an area which saw significant flooding, as they said the water line went 3 to 4 feet from the floor.
Where you can get help after the Central Texas floods
CENTRAL TEXAS — As heavy rains fell across Central Texas Monday and Tuesday, water levels quickly rose to cause devastation and destruction.Towns along the Llano and Colorado rivers such as Llano, Kingsland and Marble Falls were hugely impacted, with hundreds of people forced to evacuate their homes
Texas man crosses flooded road to pick up pizza
Ricky Allen, a friend of McCray, is a flood victim from Kingsland and was staying with McCray in Burnet.
More rain expected amid Central Texas flooding - The Garden Island
The Llano River flows between the washed out Ranch Road 2900 bridge, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Kingsland, Texas. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)Julie Cooper, from left, her daughter Harley Cooper, and her sister-in-law Cindy Dixon look around the Graveyard Point neighborhood on Lake T
Historic Llano River flooding forces evacuations in Marble Falls
The Llano River reached historic levels and prompted officials in Marble Falls to order evacuations and open shelters for displaced residents yesterday.During a news conference, officials said residents will not be able to return to their homes for 24 to 36 hours because the river is expected to ris
Man rescued after going over Starcke Dam and floating downstream
"I heard 'help, help me.' It was real faint. It was like, did I just hear that?" said Spicewood resident Mike Zsembik.