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Skeletal remains found near missing woman's vehicle in Burnet County

BURNET COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — Skeletal human remains were found near the abandoned vehicle of a missing woman in rural Burnet County on Tuesday, the sheriff's office said.

KXAN - 2018-08-16 21:08:15

Marble Falls resurfacing mile of city streets; work begins Aug. 20 - DailyTrib.com - Your Hill Country online news authority

The construction is expected to take “several weeks” to complete. The streets to be resurfaced include West Oak Ridge Drive, Vista Lane, Loma Lane, and Nature Heights Drive. Kennedy said the resurfacing will improve streets and make for a smoother ride.

DAILYTRIB.COM - 2018-08-16 12:30:00

Barrels dumped in river behind historic Joppa church contain chemical resin

In the meantime, investigators want the public's help finding possible suspects, as they start the cleanup process behind the historic Joppa Church, 8425 County Road 210, and the San Gabriel River behind the building.

HIGHLANDERNEWS.COM - 2018-08-16 20:47:07

Hill Country women working behind-the-scenes to have resources, relief ready for fire crews

KINGSLAND, Texas — Between the dryness and triple-digit temperatures seen throughout the summer, Central Texas firefighters have battled flames under difficult conditions as wildfires broke out across the hill country.

KVUE - 2018-08-17 10:22:26

Minor injuries reported in U.S. Highway 183 rollover

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Cedar Park Police launching Labor Day DWI initiative from Aug. 17-Sept. 3 | Community Impact Newspaper

The Cedar Park Police Department plans to start an initiative to discourage driving while intoxicated leading up to Labor Day, when heavy traffic volumes could result in a greater number of accidents, according to a statement from the department.

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-17 20:40:10

Spicewood couple rents out casita, "glamping" tent to raise money for foster children | Community Impact Newspaper

When Jim Madigan met Dawn, he asked her what she wanted to do with her life. She replied, “Help people,” and that is when he fell in love.Now they are celebrating 27 years of marriage and have launched a new endeavor to raise money for foster care organizations in Texas.The couple has lived on their

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-17 20:00:10

Killeen, Waco drug stings lead to 22 arrests

Two narcotics investigations in Waco and Killeen led to the arrest of 22 individuals and seizure of 16 weapons and $10,000 in cash, said U.S. Attorney John F. Bash during a Thursday press conference in Waco.

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2018-08-16 17:44:00

Report: Home sales soar in Leander, dip slightly in Cedar Park in July | Community Impact Newspaper

Leander single-family home sales jumped by 16.1 percent, and Cedar Park single-family home sales fell by 1 percent in July 2018 compared to the same month last year, according to data from theCentral Texas Housing Market Reportreleased by the Austin Board of Realtors.According to the report, Cedar P

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-17 18:09:10

Authorities looking for missing 40-year-old woman

On Aug. 12, the agency sent out a public bulletin in search of Tina Marie Logan, who was last seen at about 10 a.m. April 2 at the 29 Tire Shop, 5030 Texas 29 in Burnet.


Concert series, first day of school: 9 things to do in Leander and Cedar Park this weekend, Aug. 16-19 | Community Impact Newspaper

FRIDAYNetworking event held in Cedar ParkHouse of Czetty Events & Marketing holds a networking event at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Austin Cedar Park. Ticketed attendees, depending on ticket level, may receive refreshments, facials, makeup, hair styling, a photoshoot and consultation with House of

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Woman indicted on three charges of aggravated assault after pit bull attack, gun threats

Lashai Jean-Baptist, 22, of Killeen, was indicted on three charges of aggravated assault threaten bodily injury with a deadly weapon. Jean-Baptist was not listed in the Bell County Jail as of Wednesday afternoon, according to jail records.

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2018-08-15 23:02:00

Multiple federal and local agencies to announce dismantling of Central Texas drug rings

United States Attorney John Bash, along with the Drug Enforcement Administration, the FBI, Waco Police Chief Ryan Holt, Killeen Police Chief Charles Kimball, McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara, DPS and a Deputy U.S. Marshal will hold the press conference at 2 p.m. at the U.S. Courthouse in Wac

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2018-08-16 16:08:16

Search for missing woman in Burnet County

40-year-old Tina Marie Logan was last seen on Monday, April 2, 2018 around 10 a.m. at a tire shop in the 5000 block of W State Highway 29 in Burnet. Tina is described as a white female weighing approximately 200 pounds and around 5' 01".


Burnet votes to rename park after parks supervisor who passed away Aug. 4 - DailyTrib.com - Your Hill Country online news authority

Even if, as City Manager David Vaughn noted, Longoria would have shied away from the attention.


Central Texas GCD executes drought plan

Central Texas GCD general manager Mitchell Sodek said a combination of drought indexes, such as the Palmer Hydrological Drought Index and US Drought Monitor, shows “moderate to severe drought conditions” throughout the district, while monitor wells indicate declining water levels across all aquifers

BURNETBULLETIN.COM - 2018-08-15 21:28:01

Authorities ask for help in search for missing Central Texas woman

She has a scar on her right shin and tattoos on her upper right back, left, wrist, left index finger and right ankle.


'Feels Just Like It Should'

Texas-based country music star Pat Green entertains the immense crowd of country music fans present at the final summer concert in the Burnet Concert Series at Haley Nelson Park in Burnet on Saturday, Aug. 11. Thousands of loyal fans showed up despite the threat of thunderstorms; luckily the skies c

BURNETBULLETIN.COM - 2018-08-15 21:24:50

Texas Hill Country sets example for saving dark skies | Community Impact Newspaper

Dripping Springs became the first city in Texas to become dark sky- certified by International Dark-Sky Association, and since the Texas Hill Country has become a hotbed for dark sky preservation. Dripping Springs City Administrator Michelle Fischer said there are currently more active groups workin


Commissioners propose $36.87 million budget

The county will hold public hearings on the proposed budget at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, and at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5. Commissioners will then vote to adopt a tax rate and budget at their regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

BURNETBULLETIN.COM - 2018-08-15 20:51:29