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Two killed in single-engine plane crash at Kingsland airport

A single-engine planed crashed April 21 at a Kingsland-area airport, killing two people on board, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. The crash occurred at about 2:30 p.m. at the Shirley Williams Airport, a private facility located northeast of Kingsland. The Federal Aviation Adminis


John Jefferson: For love of the Llano

For years, I thought there were only four rivers in Texas – the Neches, near where I lived, the Sabine that had that scary bridge crossing to Louisiana that was almost at water level and if our family drove too close we’d fall in, the Guadalupe where my grandmother lived, and Village Creek.


As Execution Nears, Texas Town Reflects On Infamous Dragging Death

JASPER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent negotiations, a potential deal-breaker emerged: the community’s history as the place where three white men dragged a black man behind a pickup, killin


Llano County town hall meeting covers flood recovery, highway safety

Topics at the Llano County Precinct 2 town hall Tuesday, April 16, may have been few in number but they were wide-ranging in scope. Hosted by Precinct 2 Commissioner Linda Raschke at the Llano County East Annex, the town hall brought County Judge Ron Cunningham, Texas Department of Transportation (T


6 people killed in small plane crash in Kerrville, Texas

Authorities confirmed that six people died in a small plane crash in Kerrville, Texas, according to KWTX-TV in Waco. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed the plane crashed on Monday morning, during an attempted landing shortly before 9 a.m.


Early voting underway for city and school district elections

Early voting is underway for the city and school general election May 4. It started April 22 and runs through April 30. Many Highland Lakes elections have already been decided because only one person filed for a particular race. Voters in the cities of Burnet, Cottonwood Shores, Granite Shoals, and


Two Texas men die in head-on crash

LOVING, N.M. (AP) Authorities say two Texas men were killed when their vehicles collided head-on in southeastern New Mexico. The New Mexico State Police says a vehicle driven by R.A. Steve Stephens, 19, of Trinity on Friday crossed the center line of State Road 128 near Loving and collided with a pi


Llano High School health sciences program shot in the arm for students

When most of their classmates were enjoying the freedom of Spring Break, 10 Llano High School health sciences program students were spending several hours a day at Kingsland Hills Care Center and opening doors to a future career.


$2 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Texas about to expire

AUSTIN, Texas (KTRK) -- The person who bought a Powerball ticket worth $2 million is about to see their good luck run out. A Quick Pick ticket matching five of the six numbers drawn for the Oct. 27, 2018 drawing was purchased at Valero Corner Store located at 603 Harvey Road, in College Station, but


Tracy Lawrence, Josh Ward to Play Llano Crawfish Open

Time marches on when you’re eating crawfish, potatoes, and corn. That’s the enduring draw each year of the Llano Crawfish Open. People come for the mudbugs and stay for the musical lineup, headlined this year by Tracy Lawrence.


Weekend crash leaves one Texas A&M student dead, another injured

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KWTX) A weekend accident in College Station left a Texas A&M senior dead and a second student injured. Nathan Matos, 22, of New Jersey, died in the two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon.


Texas killer dies, questions still remain about girls' death

NAVASOTA, Texas – A man serving 70 years for a 1978 slaying near Houston who was also under investigation in the unsolved killings of several missing girls has collapsed and died in a Texas prison.


Twin brothers driving separate vehicles charged with DWI after crash that injured Texas deputies

Twin brothers driving separate vehicles were both charged with driving while intoxicated over the weekend after two deputies were injured in a crash on a Houston freeway. The Harris County Precinct 8 Constable’s Office said in a Facebook post that officers were initially investigating a "major accid


What's the state of bees in Texas?

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The number of pollinators — bees, flies, and butterflies — continues to decline in America. So much so, that members of the Texas legislature filed bills to get the state in on their protection.


Texas mom missing after failing to pick up son from babysitter

MESQUITE, Texas -- A 26-year-old Texas mom was scheduled to pick up her son from the babysitter on Wednesday night, but she never showed up. Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes was reported missing to the police after friends and family made several attempts to reach her by phone.


North Texas Couple Gets 7 Years In Prison For Forced Labor Of Child

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Mohamed Toure, 58, and Denise Cros-Toure, 58, of Southlake, Texas, were sentenced by a U.S. District judge to seven years in prison each and ordered to pay more than $288,000 in restitution.


LakeFest drag boat races returning to Marble Falls in 2020

After a two-year hiatus, LakeFest will return to Lake Marble Falls in 2020. Lucas Oil and the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce couldn’t agree to a new contract in early 2018, forcing the entities to go their separate ways and leaving a void over the summer as the drag boat races went silent


Granite Shoals Takes to the Streets for GraniteFest

GraniteFest is taking over the city of Granite Shoals for a day. The street festival is 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at City Hall, 2221 N. Phillips Ranch Road. There is no admission to attend.


Foundation accepting nominations for MFHS Outstanding Alumnus

No one knows the amazing graduates of Marble Falls High School better than the people within the community. In an effort to honor these exceptional individuals, the Marble Falls Education Foundation announced it is accepting nominations for Outstanding Alumnus now through May 3.


Reclaim Arts Academy of Marble Falls Presents Uplifting Tale of Narnia

The four Pevensie children invite you to step through the wardrobe with them and experience an adventure along with two beavers, the White Witch, and, of course, a lion named Aslan.