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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


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


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.


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


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


$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


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


6 Killed in Texas Hill Country Plane Crash: Texas DPS

A man who was part-owner of a plane that crashed Monday in Texas, killing all six people aboard, said he and his friend who owned the plane regularly volunteered to fly sick people in remote parts of the country to hospitals in Houston and Dallas.


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


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.


Texas teen seriously hurt after falling from Arkansas bluff

PONCA, Ark. (AP) Authorities say a 15-year-old Texas boy was seriously hurt after falling from a bluff in Arkansas' Ozark Mountains, one week after an Iowa college student fell to her death in the same area.


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.


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.


3 Houston-area restaurants make Texas Monthly's best BBQ joints

HOUSTON — Texas barbecue is, objectively, the best barbecue. But if you do want something to argue over, Texas Monthly has published its latest list of the Top 25 Barbecue joints in Texas.


Beautiful Affordable Family Homes in Leander

Carneros Ranch in lovely Leander, TX offers new home buyers a terrific location, great amenities, and stunning homes by the Austin top builders such as Lennar and Wilshire Homes. Situated in the Hill Country near Austin, Leander boasts a wide array of recreational options due to the surrounding wate


Riot Salon to open in Cedar Park in May

Riot Salon will open May 1 at 100 Thompson St., Ste. A, Cedar Park. The full-service salon owned by Kelli Acker and Jessica Michalk will specialize in updos; styling; extensions; and color techniques, such as highlights, balayage and foliage. 512-986-7164. www.riotsalontx.com.


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.


Friend talks about registered owner of plane that crashed in Kerrville

HOUSTON - Six people died Monday in a plane crash on a private ranch in Kerrville, according to officials. The plane departed from the West Houston Airport and crashed just before 9 a.m. while preparing to land at Kerrville Municipal Airport, which is about 6 miles away from the crash scene.