Two more fatalities during dangerous holiday driving season
Two drivers were killed in separate collisions on different stretches of U.S. 281 within one hour of each other on Monday, Dec. 4. The deaths add to a total of seven traffic fatalities in the Highland Lakes since Nov. 22, the day before Thanksgiving. At the time of this story’s...
Two Central Texas cities named among ‘coziest winter towns’ in the country
While a white Christmas in Central Texas is unlikely, there's still plenty of opportunities to have a cozy holiday season.
Horseshoe Bay woman dies in Texas 71 collision
Horseshoe Bay woman dies in Texas 71 collision Connie Swinney Associate Editor Tue, 12/05/2023 - 02:46 Image Burnette Body A 53-year-old woman died in a...
Discover Italy in Liberty Hill: 3 Italian Restaurants You Can't Miss
This article presents a tour of three Italian restaurants located in Liberty Hill. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below:
The gas price fluctuate between $2.65 and $2.79 in Burnet as of 2023-12-07. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Burnet County K9 helps find lost toddler
Burnet County K9 helps find lost toddler Toddler Tue, 12/05/2023 - 02:46 Image Ron (aka Jag), the Burnet County Sheriff's Office K-9, was credited with assistance in finding a missing toddler Nov. 28. File photo Body ...
Adding the magic ingredient
When Jackie Ledesma and German Jaimes set out to start up their own eatery, the couple sought to provide a uniqueness to the dining experience their customers would soon enjoy. Only it wasn’t a spice, seasoning or any other kind of culinary concoction they would hang their hat on, but...
Elderly Couple from Llano Killed in Car Crash North of Sinton
• An elderly couple from Llano, Texas was killed in a crash north of Sinton. • The couple failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign and was hit by a Ford F-150. • Both vehicles left the roadway as a result of the collision.
Liberty Hill ISD to release students early for football state semifinals
The Liberty Hill Panthers will take on Port Neches-Groves High School in Cypress at 7 p.m. Dec. 8. (Courtesy Liberty Hill ISD) Liberty Hill ISD students will be released from school early on Dec. 8 as the Liberty Hill High School Panthers football team heads to the 5A Division 2 state semifinals in Cypress.
Santa lands in Burnet for C-47 photos
The Highland Lakes Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force is flying in Santa Claus from the North Pole a little early for family photos with the squadron’s flagship aircraft, the Texas Zephyr. The Santa and a C-47 event is from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at the Burnet Municipal Airport, 2302 U.S. 281 South.
Tragic Accident in Texas Highlights Challenges of Elderly Driving Safety
On the afternoon of December 2, 2023, the small community north of Sinton, Texas, was shaken by a tragic accident resulting in the loss of an elderly couple from Llano. Morris Vaughn, 90, and his wife Patricia, 88, were involved in a fatal collision on U.S. Highway 77 as they failed to obey a stop sign and collided with a Ford F-150. The crash had fatal consequences for the Vaughns and left the other passengers with injuries, marking a somber reminder of the risks on the road.
Rededication Dec. 12 for lost-and-found 1936 Texas centennial marker
A lost, found, restored, and replaced 1936 Texas centennial marker in Burnet County will be rededicated in its new location on the east side of the courthouse square in Burnet at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12. The Burnet County Historical Commission is hosting the unveiling ceremony for the remaining of...
HD-19 hopeful joins race for Republican nomination
HD-19 hopeful joins race for Republican nomination Connie Swinney Associate Editor Tue, 12/05/2023 - 02:46 Image Beidermann Body Republican Kyle Biedermann has tossed his hat...
BCRW attend governor's Christmas reception
Burnet County Republican Women attend a Christmas reception for the Texas Federation of Republican Women Patrons at the Governor’s Mansion.
Annual Walkway of Lights Festival Returns to Marble Falls with New Additions
Experience the magic of the holiday season at the 33rd annual Walkway of Lights in Marble Falls. With over two million lights, new festive additions, and a host of local activities, this event promises to illuminate the city and bring joy to all visitors.
Main Street Turn Lane Addition Causes Temporary Road Closure
NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE FOR TURN LANE ADDITION ON MAIN STREET Side streets, downtown parking lots, and Main Street sidewalks will remain open for pedestrian access to downtown businesses.Visit here for more details.
Gift of Christmas troupe host dress rehearsal for show
Gift of Christmas troupe host dress rehearsal for show News Staff Tue, 12/05/2023 - 02:46 Image Waltz of the Flowers soloist Jenna Anderson performed a grand jeté Dec. 2. Dew drops pictured are, from left, Charlaya Willie, Sophia Burns, Macie Porterfield, Elliana Anderson, Kate Looney, Reese Massey, and Lily Carpenter at the dress rehearsal for Gifts of Christmas at the Harmony School of Creative Arts. Photos by...
Splashing up a Texas storm
Both Piper Lee and Sebastian Guillen began splashing around in pools at young ages. However, the now-teammates on Liberty Hill’s swim squad started their respective aquatic journeys in different states from the one they now call home. Lee, a junior, began her swimming career in Ohio, before moving to...
Leander Residents Alerted About Potential Mail Theft Following Postal Worker Robbery
The Leander Police Department (LPD) has alerted the public about a potential mail theft incident on December 4, 2023. A postal worker robbery occurred just outside Leander, Texas. The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the case. The LPD has asked residents to prevent mail theft, as some Leander mailboxes may be compromised.
Winter strawberries pop up for picking at Sweet Berry Farm
Sweet Berry Farm’s usual crop is cropping up at an unusual time. The Marble Falls attraction has ripe strawberries ready for picking — in December. A pop-up event is from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, December 7 and 8 at the farm, 1801 FM 1980. “It’s not...