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01/16/2017
By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Candidates will be able to file for the May 6 election between Jan. 18-Feb. 17, and election officials have the packets of information they will need for application available now. Marble Falls In Marble Falls that official is City Secretary... + continue reading
01/16/2017
By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander Because crowd is expected for the next meeting of the Marble Falls City Council, the venue for the meeting Tuesday, Jan. 17, has been changed from city hall to Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista Drive. The regular session, at 6 p.m., will see... + continue reading

Buchanan VFD firefighters practice putting out a fire. The department was broken into early Friday, Jan. 13, and equipment was stolen and damaged.

Monday, January 16, 2017
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By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Unknown persons broke into the Buchanan Volunteer Fire Department station early Friday, Jan. 13, causing thousands of dollars in damage and stealing property as well. The Hill Country Area Crime Stoppers is now looking for the suspects who... + continue reading

PEC director and Burnet County Judge James Oakley

Friday, January 13, 2017
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By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander A Pedernales Electric Cooperative complaint committee has stopped short of calling for the removal of Burnet County Judge James Oakley from the Board of Directors entirely but has recommended his removal as Vice President of the... + continue reading

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The MFHS Competition Cheer Team takes time out for a photo opportunity at the Fort Worth Water Gardens during their trip to compete in the UIL Spirit State Competition, held Jan. 10-12.

Friday, January 13, 2017
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The Marble Falls High School (MFHS) Competition Cheer Team landed in the Top 20 in the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Spirit State Competition Jan. 10-12 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. The 30-member team included freshman through senior cheerleaders. “Out of 112 teams... + continue reading

Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander

Salvation Army volunteers are all smiles Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the presentation of $26,000 raised in the Burnet County Salvation Army 2016 Kettle Campaign. Anthony Torres, service extension representative the Salvation Army, above left, congratulated Brooks Blake, Rotary Club coordinator of the campaign, above right, for checks presented to Sue Kennedy, Marble Falls Unit advisory board chairman, below left, and Vickie Seiley, below right, of the Burnet Unit of the Salvation Army.

Friday, January 13, 2017
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By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The Salvation Army is alive and well in Burnet County, evidenced Wednesday, Jan. 11, by the delivery of $26,000 collected by bell ringers in Marble Falls and Burnet. The idea of ringing bells before kettles to collect money for the disadvantaged at... + continue reading

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Grace Rempe of Marble Falls Future Farmers of America is award the Grand Cahmpion Market Hog award at the 50th Annual Burnet Livestock Show.

Friday, January 13, 2017
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It was another record year for the 2017 Burnet County Livestock Show as the sale raised $422,290 for Burnet County Future Farmers of America (FFA) students and 4-H Club members. This year marked the 50th anniversary of the show, which was held at the Burnet County Fairgrounds in Burnet Jan. 5-7... + continue reading

Marble Falls' Molly Myrick and Mya McMillian pressure Lockhart guard during the first half of Tuesday's 55-26 victory.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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By Mark Goodson Highlander Sports Editor Marble Falls turned to Mya McMillian Tuesday night to make a difference in he team’s 55-26 victory over Lockhart at Max Copeland Gymnasium. McMillian scored 17 of her game-high 19 points in the first half and was unstoppable in the second... + continue reading

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Buchanan VFD firefighters practice putting out a fire. The department was broken into early Friday, Jan. 13, and equipment was stolen and damaged.

01/16/2017 - 0 comment(s)
By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander Unknown persons broke into the Buchanan Volunteer Fire Department station early Friday, Jan. 13, causing thousands of dollars in damage and stealing property as well. The Hill Country Area Crime Stoppers is now looking for the suspects who... + continue reading

PEC director and Burnet County Judge James Oakley

01/13/2017 - 0 comment(s)
By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Highlander A Pedernales Electric Cooperative complaint committee has stopped short of calling for the removal of Burnet County Judge James Oakley from the Board of Directors entirely but has recommended his removal as Vice President of the... + continue reading

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The MFHS Competition Cheer Team takes time out for a photo opportunity at the Fort Worth Water Gardens during their trip to compete in the UIL Spirit State Competition, held Jan. 10-12.

01/13/2017 - 0 comment(s)
The Marble Falls High School (MFHS) Competition Cheer Team landed in the Top 20 in the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Spirit State Competition Jan. 10-12 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. The 30-member team included freshman through senior cheerleaders. “Out of 112 teams... + continue reading
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Marble Falls' Molly Myrick and Mya McMillian pressure Lockhart guard during the first half of Tuesday's 55-26 victory.

01/11/2017 - 0 comment(s)
By Mark Goodson Highlander Sports Editor Marble Falls turned to Mya McMillian Tuesday night to make a difference in he team’s 55-26 victory over Lockhart at Max Copeland Gymnasium.... + continue reading

Andrew Stripling and the Mustangs ran their spread offense against Seguin.

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Fortino Tinajera returns for Mustangs soccer program. The Mustangs are ranked No. 7 in the region.

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Zac Spruill earned the tournament MVP at last week's Cameron Tournament. The Mustangs will try to even their District 26-5A record on Tuesday night when they travel to Kerrville Tivy.

03/01/17 - 0 comment(s)

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Salvation Army volunteers are all smiles Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the presentation of $26,000 raised in the Burnet County Salvation Army 2016 Kettle Campaign. Anthony Torres, service extension representative the Salvation Army, above left, congratulated Brooks Blake, Rotary Club coordinator of the campaign, above right, for checks presented to Sue Kennedy, Marble Falls Unit advisory board chairman, below left, and Vickie Seiley, below right, of the Burnet Unit of the Salvation Army.

01/13/2017 - 0 comment(s)
By Glynis Crawford Smith The Highlander The Salvation Army is alive and well in Burnet County, evidenced Wednesday, Jan. 11, by the delivery of $26,000 collected by bell ringers in Marble Falls... + continue reading

Texas Ranger Stanley Keith Guffey

            1946 ~ 1987

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Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander

A few of the variety of ukuleles available are arrayed in front of four early arrivals at one of the twice-monthly meetings of the Highland Lakes Ukulele Club; seated, Virginia Sivells, and from left, Luis Sirvent, Pat O'Malley, Lisa Miller and Don Crowder. Their motto is: 'Changing The World, Four Strings At A Time.'

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Facebook is a wonderful tool for people to use, but like any tool, it should be used with great care. The social media site is useful for helping people keep in contact with friends scattered... + continue reading