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Llano County finalizes 2017-2018 financial decisions

Llano County commissioners adjusted the proposed 2018 budget downward by $1,748 before finally approving it, but only after no one showed up at a Monday, Sept. 11, hearing on the budget. The action sets the county's budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. It's $574,042 more than the budget se

HIGHLANDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 22:18:34

Town hall in Nolanville addresses concerns of senior citizens

NOLANVILLE - About 45 people attended a senior town hall meeting Tuesday at the Sims Community Center, hosted by the 17th Texas Silver-Haired Legislature. Nolanville resident Irene Andrews, the host of the event and the newly elected president of the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature, welcomed the cro

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 19:45:00

Wags & Whiskers Gala coming Saturday

The Hill Country Humane Society (HCHS) is busy putting the finishing touches on its second annual Wags & Whiskers Gala, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 23, from 6-10 p.m. Sponsorship opportunities and tickets priced at $50 each are still available to the public by calling HCHS directly at 512-793-546

HIGHLANDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 21:49:17

3 members of Congress arrested at Trump Tower protest

NEW YORK (AP) - Three Democratic members of Congress have been arrested at a protest outside Trump Tower. U.S. Reps Raul Grijalva, of Arizona; Luis Gutierrez, of Illinois; and Adriano Espaillat, of New York, were among a small group of demonstrators who sat down in the street on Fifth Avenue Tuesday

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2017-09-19 18:34:42

Trump lawyer: Moscow Trump Tower 'solely a real estate deal'

WASHINGTON (AP) - An abandoned proposal to develop a Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016 presidential election was "solely a real estate deal and nothing more," the personal lawyer for President Donald Trump told congressional staff on Tuesday. Michael Cohen was appearing privately before the Sena

WACOTRIB.COM - 2017-09-19 14:05:32

Fundraiser generates over $160,000 for local scholarships

Cary Johnson, surrounded by mariachis and his grandchildren, Lane, Whitney, and Wesley Whitehead, took a moment to relax during the fiesta at the Suzanne Johnson Scholarship Endowment Fundraiser held last weekend at the Collins Rustic Ranch. The endowment was created in affiliation with the Hill Cou

BURNETBULLETIN.COM - 2017-09-20 19:58:50

Tips to Transition Your Makeup for the New Season

Kiss N' Makeup Karen Helton of Kiss N' Makeup joined us in the studio to help us make the cosmetic transition into the new season. Kiss N' Makeup is located at 4402 Burnet Road. You can contact them at (512) 388-1150. For more information go to https://www.kissnmakeup.com/. Sponsored by Kiss N' Ma

KXAN - 2017-09-19 21:43:33

State house to school house: new laws affect MFISD

The State of Texas has implemented new laws for public schools - including rules on school buses, bullying and graduation requirements - and area schools are working to get them implemented. Burnet County is home to two public school districts: Marble Falls Independent School District (MFISD) and Bu

HIGHLANDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 20:56:40

Hospital nears $2.5 million in EDC reimbursements

Baylor Scott & White Hospital (BS&W) on Wednesday, Sept. 6, received an annual pay-out and a year's extension on a five-year jobs performance agreement with the Marble Falls Economic Development Corporation (MFEDC). At a meeting of the MFEDC Board of Directors, a check for $229,820.58 was presented

HIGHLANDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 20:48:52

Hill Country sheriffs band together to help Rockport-area

BURNET, Texas (KXAN) - A number of Hill Country sheriff's offices are banding together to make sure first responders In Aransas County have everything they need as they continue to work on recovery efforts. The Burnet County Sheriff's Office is coordinating efforts to gather donations and resources

KXAN - 2017-09-19 17:42:14

WATCH: Fire at Valero refinery in Port Arthur

PORT ARTHUR, Texas (KXAN) - People who live around the Valero refinery in Port Arthur are being asked to shelter in place as a fire at the plant burns. KFDM reports it appears a storage tank caught fire. The fire started as black billowing smoke but by 1 p.m., the smoke had turned more gray. Authori

KXAN - 2017-09-19 18:01:28

Baby born during Hurricane Irma found dead

A baby born during Hurricane Irma was recently found dead, the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. A woman entered St. Mary's Medical Center seeking treatment about 9 p.m. Thursday, according to deputies. Hospital staff learned the woman may have given birth on Sept. 10 during Hurricane Irma

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 21:25:00

Swimmers urged to avoid 3 beaches in Palm Beach County

The Florida Department of Health is warning swimmers to stay out of the water at three beaches in Palm Beach County: Boynton Beach in Ocean Ridge, Phil Foster Park in Riviera Beach and Jupiter Beach in Jupiter because of high bacteria levels. The high levels of bacteria, called enterococci, originat

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 16:45:00

After Irma: Palm Beach mayor issues proclamation thanking employees

Palm Beach Mayor Gail Coniglio proclaimed this week Thank An Employee Week in the wake of Hurricane Irma. She opened the Town Council meeting on Tuesday reading her proclamation. Here is her proclamation: A PROCLAMATION OF THE MAYOR OF THE TOWN OF PALM BEACH, FLORIDA PROCLAIMING THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBE

PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 15:06:26

Palm Beach to spend tens of millions to erase pension shortfall

Palm Beach will spend $5.4 million a year to make sure its retirees are covered long-term under the employee pension plan. The Town Council made the unanimous decision Tuesday after hearing a dire report from Daniel Stanton, chairman of the Retirement Board of Trustees, which advises the town on ret

PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 14:33:56

After Hurricane Irma, real estate broker checks up on Palm Beach homes

A number of real estate agents, including broker Linda Olsson, spent Sept. 10 shuttered in their Palm Beach homes as Hurricane Irma belted the island with mostly tropical-force winds throughout the afternoon and into the early morning hours. As soon as she safely could, the owner of Linda R Olsson I

PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 14:23:54

More than 75 employers at two Palm Beach State job fairs in October

A wide variety of local employers is scheduled for two Palm Beach State College's job fairs in October. The fairs, which are free and open to the public, include full- and part-time positions, and internship opportunities, the college says. More than 75 employers are scheduled to attend the fairs, w

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2017-09-21 15:00:00

Flagler Museum in Palm Beach open; Four Arts' garden to reopen Thursday

More cultural organizations are returning to normal after Hurricane Irma's Sept. 10 strike. Phone and internet service returned to Palm Beach Dramaworks Saturday after being knocked out by the storm. The Charles Busch show previously scheduled for Sept. 16 has been moved to Jan. 12. Power was restor

PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:19:45

POST TIME: Was a Palm Beach countess a Nazi spy?

Readers: The Post's February 75th anniversary package on World War II coming to Florida - which was an update of our 1992 50th anniversary package - prompted a note from Delray Beach attorney J. Reeve Bright: "What happened to Countess Erica, and the Baron? Did the Yamato community get compensated f

PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 14:12:07

Bahamas cruise line that operates out of Port of Palm Beach is heading to St. Thomas for humanitarian efforts

Bahamas Grand Celebration will be gone for 90 days Updated: 7:18 PM EDT Sep 20, 2017 The Bahamas cruise ship that operates out of the Port of Palm Beach has suspended normal operations for the next 90-days. At the request of FEMA, the Grand Celebration chartered ship will be heading to St. Thomas

WPBF NEWS 25 - 2017-09-20 23:18:00