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Firefighters storm old H-E-B building
Marbl By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Demolition of the old Marble Falls H-E-B Store began Wednesday, March 14, but before it went under the wrecking ball, the landmark store since 1966 provided one more service to its community. It was stormed Monday by 34 local firefighters in practice dri
Suspect sought in five vehicle burglaries in one night in Marble Falls
A vehicle burglary suspect was caught on a surveillance camera taking items out of unlocked vehicles March 14-15 in a neighborhood in the southeast corner of the RR 1431-U.S. 281 intersection in Marble Falls. Courtesy photo MARBLE FALLS - Police need the public's help in finding a man caught on surv
US 183 in Liberty Hill closed after reports of gunman
LIBERTY HILL, Texas - A portion of U.S. 183 is closed in Williamson County because of reports of a suspect with a gun. Both the north and southbound lanes are shut down in the 7290 block of U.S. 183, according to the Williamson County Sheriff's Office. The closures were reported at 9:10 p.m. People
Firefighters create MFHS 'defensible space'
Anyone driving on the road behind the Marble Falls High School Auditorium on March 14 might have mistaken Dan Kramer, of the Marble Falls Area Fire Department, for an eager shopper trying to get ahead for the 2018 Christmas Tree season. Working with several men with power tools and other devices use
Granite Shoals hires Townsend as interim CM
The Highlander Clearly feeling the pressure of impending projects and reassured by previous service, the Granite Shoals City Council on Tuesday, March 13, unanimously voted to hire Marvin Townsend to serve as interim city manager. The city is about to embark on its $3 million road project and funds
Burnet County officials call for TxDOT road upgrades on crash-prone Texas 71 in Spicewood
Two eastbound pickup trucks - one stopped to turn into a subdivision entrance - collided March 14, prompting Burnet County officials to capture images at the scene to encourage the Texas Department of Transportation to consider safety upgrades to the crash-plagued section of Texas 71. Photo courtesy
Bluebonnet Festival brings magic to children
Special to Burnet Bulletin Burnet Mayor Crista Goble Bromley One of my fondest memories is attending the Bertram Centennial as a little girl. The train came to town and, having never seen a train up close, it seemed almost magical. There was a parade and animals and games. It was so exciting! I imag
Small Texas town buys $4 million luxury mansion, but deal backfires. Now what, officials ask?
LAGO VISTA, Texas - The 8,000-square-foot mansion perches on a cliff overlooking Lake Travis about 20 miles outside of Austin, Texas. It has a wine cellar in the basement, a billiards table in the game room and red leather reclining loungers in the home theater. Greek statuary guards two turquoise
Former Marble Falls H-E-B store being demolished
Crews began tearing down the exterior of the old H-E-B building in the 1500 block of RR 1431 on March 14. Workers had previously stripped the exterior pieces such as A/C units from top of the building, as well as removed most of the interior items. The new H-E-B opened in February, clearing the way
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Horseshoe Bay is a resort area in central Texas which offers some of the best in water activities and some of the best views of the water and the hills. It is considerd to be part of the Texas Hill Country and Highland Lakes area. Horseshoe Bay is located on Lake LBJ and has something for everyone.
'Defensible spaces' can protect homes and businesses from wildfires
Texas A&M Forest Service Wildland Urband Interface specialist Jake Gosschalk clears some underbrush March 14 adjacent to the Marble Falls High School auditorium. The forest service crew, along with Marble Falls Fire Rescue and Marble Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department members, created a 30-foot 'd
Half of small Central Texas city's police force facing charges
LLANO, Texas (AP) - A Texas grand jury has handed up more indictments to half the officers in a small city police force, including the chief. The Llano County grand jury indictments from late February include two previous counts of official oppression and one new count of tampering with a record to
13-year-old boy recovering after being hit by car on 281 in Marble Falls
MARBLE FALLS - A Leander boy suffered broken bones and remains in critical but stable condition as of March 12 after being struck by a car while he was attempting to cross U.S. 281 in front of the Sonic Drive-In, according to a Marble Falls Police Department report. The incident happened at 8:13 p.m
The Texas Rangers and The San Saba Mob
SELECTED PASSAGES FROM VOLUME I Epilogue After the elections, the Ranger detachment was ordered away to the Mexican border. The Spanish-American War was raging on, and troubles were anticipated. McDonald and the detachment left without Neal and Perry. Neal had married a local girl from San Saba coun
Gun show in Round Rock canceled
A gun show scheduled in Round Rock this weekend has been canceled because a firearm was accidentally discharged during an event last year. The Austin Gun Show Round Rock, which was scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at the Round Rock Sports Center, was canceled, said Brian Stillman, a staff member at