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Labor Day weekend is Oatmeal Festival weekend in Burnet County.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
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By Christi Bertelson Highland Lakes Newspapers The streets of Bertram and Oatmeal will be buzzing this weekend, as the 39th Annual Oatmeal Festival gets under way. Kicking off Friday, Sept. 2, arts and craft vendors, barbecue, Mr. Groaty Oats, Music and the Miss Oatmeal Pageant and Auction... + continue reading
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by Alexandria Randolph Highland Lakes Newspapers Marble Falls Police said Tuesday that they are still pursuing leads in a shooting that occurred on July 21. Marble Falls Capt. Glenn Hanson said police had “received a few tips” about the incident in which an unidentified 27-year... + continue reading
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by Alexandria Randolph highland Lakes Newspapers A Buchanan Dam man and convicted felon was arrested on two violent felony charges after Llano County authorities claimed he assaulted an adult and child in two separate incidences. William “Willie” Canchola, 30, was arrested on... + continue reading

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The Marble Falls Independent School District (MFISD) Board of Trustees have appointed Kevin Virdell to fill the vacancy in Place 7 created when Kelly Fox, PhD, resigned in July. The appointment was made after a lengthy executive session during the board meeting on Monday night, Aug. 29.... + continue reading
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Tickets to the 2016 FiestaJAM in Marble Falls are on sale now, but there is a chance to enjoy all the music free. All the folks, no matter where they are from, who complete the City of Marble Falls Parks Master Plan survey by today, Aug. 31, are entered into a drawing for two FiestaJAM tickets... + continue reading

Labor Day weekend is Oatmeal Festival weekend in Burnet County.

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BY ALEXANDRIA RANDOLPH The National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio has issued a short term forecast for showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. In the forecast issued at 3:02 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, meteorologists said “isolated showers and thunderstorms will move toward the west... + continue reading
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By Christi Bertelson Highland Lakes Newspapers Brother Doug Fowler and wife Barbara were heavy hearted when they learned that some children in Burnet County were going to endure winter of 2009 with no jackets or warm clothing. “When they found out, Doug asked the church (New Life... + continue reading

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Labor Day weekend is Oatmeal Festival weekend in Burnet County.

08/31/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Christi Bertelson Highland Lakes Newspapers The streets of Bertram and Oatmeal will be buzzing this weekend, as the 39th Annual Oatmeal Festival gets under way. Kicking off Friday, Sept. 2, arts and craft vendors, barbecue, Mr. Groaty Oats, Music and the Miss Oatmeal Pageant and Auction... + continue reading
08/31/2016 - 0 comment(s)
by Alexandria Randolph Highland Lakes Newspapers Marble Falls Police said Tuesday that they are still pursuing leads in a shooting that occurred on July 21. Marble Falls Capt. Glenn Hanson said police had “received a few tips” about the incident in which an unidentified 27-year... + continue reading
08/31/2016 - 0 comment(s)
by Alexandria Randolph highland Lakes Newspapers A Buchanan Dam man and convicted felon was arrested on two violent felony charges after Llano County authorities claimed he assaulted an adult and child in two separate incidences. William “Willie” Canchola, 30, was arrested on... + continue reading
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MARK GOODSON/THE HIGHLANDER

A storm front clears the field at Mustang Stadium Friday night to the wee hours of Saturday morning, Aug. 26-27.

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By Mark Goodson Highlander Sports Editor Marble Falls waited out a four-hour weather delay in its season opener Friday, but the wait was worth it. The Mustangs showed some rock solid defense... + continue reading

CHRISTI BERTELSON/HIGHLALND LAKES NEWSPAPERS
Gaynelle Sutherland has a special place in her heart for David Morgan and could not let him leave for Minnesota Viking training camp without saying goodbye one last time.
She watched Morgan grow up and rooted for him with the Marble Falls Mustangs and the UT San Antonio Roadrunners. Friday, July 23, she said she would be watching for him now on a new team.

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MARK GOODSON/THE HIGHLANDER SPORTS EDITOR
Leo Manzano, a graduate of Marble Falls High School and The University of Texas, leads a run with fans on the Leonel Manzano Hike, Bike & Run Trail at the Granite Shoals 50th Year Bash in April. The silver-medal Olympian was seconds short of qualifying for a third Olympics in final trials Sunday.

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Features

Martha's Ministry of New Life Church assembles donations for the needy at at 404 East Marble Street in Burnet and accepts others from callers at 512- 627-0680.

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By Christi Bertelson Highland Lakes Newspapers Brother Doug Fowler and wife Barbara were heavy hearted when they learned that some children in Burnet County were going to endure winter of 2009... + continue reading

GLYNIS CRAWFORD SMITH/THE HIGHLANDER

The vineyard of Flat Creek Estate stretches quietly behind Ted Hindes of Dallas, left, assisting chuck-wagon cook Larry Sawyer, right, of Llano with a barbecue dinner held Saturday, Aug. 27, in honor of the volunteers who help pick the grape harvest for the winery east of Marble Falls. See more photos of the day at The-Highlander Facebook page.

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CONTRIBUTED

Arrayed are some of the wines to be offered by the new Yates Winery, opening in Hye in September. Yates Winery is owned by the Yates family, which operates Spicewood Vineyards in Burnet County.

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Lew K. Cohn, Managing Editor The Highlander I confess. I think I am the one originally responsible for all of this rain in Burnet County. It started innocently enough. The cast was in the... + continue reading

Lew K. Cohn/The Highlander

At one point during her Choctaw Casino concert Friday night, there was about six feet of separation between me and Joan Jett. She is still an incredible performer. 

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Alexandria Randolph/Highland Lakes Newspapers

Hotel owner Foster Wilson (Managing Editor Lew K. Cohn) is stunned at the shooting prowess of Annie Oakley (Christine Ashbaugh) during a Hill Country Community Theatre performance of Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun.” The real Annie Oakley was an empowering figure for American women who, during her heyday, earned more than anyone else in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West except Buffalo Bill Cody himself. 

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