Burnet, TX

Obituary: Russell L. Trueblood

Russell L. Trueblood, known as “Roy” or “Papaw” to friends and family, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at Columbus Regional Hospital after a sudden illness. He was born on October 3, 1947, to Leroy and Reba Trueblood in Lampasas, Texas. He was raised in his grandparents’ home. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for the Titan Construction Company for many years. He enjoyed hunting, shooting, puzzles, and a Friday night card game, and was an avid bingo player, where he made many dear friends.
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Murder indictment handed down in Pipkin Lane shooting

Waco, Tx (FOX44) – A McLennan County Grand Jury has returned a murder indictment against Evaristo Jacobo Garcia who was accused of killing Johnny Vidal Hogan in an April shooting. Hogan died from a gunshot wound at his home in the 3100 block of Pipkin Lane April 15. Garcia...
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Hutcherson leaving Liberty Hill dugout

Steve Hutcherson grew up playing baseball in the Houston area, so when Crosby High School offered him its head baseball coach position, it was an offer too good to refuse. After leading Liberty Hill for the past four seasons, Hutcherson is returning to his hometown to coach the Cougars – a Class 5A program located in Harris County.

Granite Shoals appoints interim city manager and secretary

The Granite Shoals City Council appointed Peggy Smith as interim city manager during a special meeting Tuesday, June 23. She takes over the role after the council voted to terminate Jeff Looney’s contract on June 14 as the result of disciplinary action due to his professional conduct. Smith is...

Local contestants shine bright at AquaBoom Scholarship Pageant

The recent 2022 Miss AquaBoom Scholarship Pageant was conducted in anticipation of the upcoming Festivities during the July 4th weekend in Kingsland. Several categories from Teeny Tiny to Miss AquaBoom showcased the loveliest young ladies in the Highland Lakes areas. All the pageant contestants are school girls from Burnet County...

Bronco Off-Roadeo '4xFun' in Horseshoe Bay

Starting July 1, there'll be a new experience open to the public that will allow people to go on a thrilling, outdoor adventure across rugged terrain. FOX 7 Austin's Tierra Neubaum got details.

Food truck Eat my Biscuits to move from Georgetown to Cedar Park

Eat my Biscuits, a gourmet Southern biscuits food truck, is relocating from Georgetown to the Brushy Creek Food Park at 2301 Brushy Creek Road, Cedar Park, on July 1. Peter and Stephanie Gilbert opened Eat my Biscuits at South Fork Fun Food and Brew at 3309 W. Hwy. 29, Georgetown, in May 2021, where the truck has been ever since. With a background in hotel restaurant management and inspiration from the Food Network, the couple decided to create their own unique breakfast experience, Peter Gilbert said.
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Reveille Peak Ranch abounds in scenic adventures

The scenic beauty and potential for adventure are hallmarks of the Highland Lakes, and Reveille Peak Ranch undeniably showcases those qualities. The ranch is a major mountain biking destination in Texas but also offers trail running, horseback riding, camping, and more. Reveille Peak Ranch is located at 105 CR 114...

Hungry? Fine Dining Awaits at The Texas Chainsaw Massacre House

I know fans of classic horror movies will love this - the house from the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre from 1974 is now a restaurant. Table for two, perhaps?. It's a true classic that has spawned eight follow-up movies and put Leatherface in the same group of immortal villain like Freddy Krueger, Michael Myers, and Jason Voorhees.

Cedar Park Sculpture Garden call for entries

Become an exciting part of Cedar Park by submitting your work for a year-long period of display in the Cedar Park Community Sculpture Garden. The City’s Parks, Arts, and Community Enrichment (PACE) Advisory Board is accepting entries of large scale, free standing and interactive sculptures and welcomes all artists – professional, amateur and student.

Father’s Day Contest 2022 Winner

Picture L TO R: James Norman with the Furniture Store in Marble Falls, Ugly Recliner Contest winners Rebecca Williams and Taylor Wimberly. Ugly Recliner Contest winners Rebecca Williams and Taylor Wimberly. Brand new recliner – The Furniture Store. Cookies – Sugar Mama Cookies. $250 gift card from Hoffy’s...

Round Rock Donuts (Cedar Park)

Since 1926, people from all over the world have been stopping by to give our famous yellow (or are they orange?!) donuts a try. Round Rock Donuts, made from the original owner's recipe, are created with as much care and finesse as they were years ago. The yeast-risen donut originates from a bread-like dough; its distinct yellow color (from fresh eggs) immediately sets it off from any other donut.

‘Ambassador’ owl sees things beyond his blindness

Rucker is vice president of All Things Wild, a wildlife rehabilitation and education organization based in Georgetown. He spoke as he presented Sam, one five-ounce, 6-inch tall, male screech owl, June 7 in Burnet at the Herman Brown Free Library, 100 E. Washington St. More than 30 rapt attendees heard Rucker speak as he carried Sam on his gloved wrist through the library meeting room. Owls are…
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Dutch Bros Coffee coming to Liberty Hill

A site permit for Dutch Bros Coffee was approved this week for the coffee shop to begin building a location in Liberty Hill. The site, located at 14200 State Hwy. 29, adjacent to Domino’s and Sonic, will be home to a 950-square-foot drive-thru and parking lot for the popular coffee chain.