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Authorities impounded a Bertram police vehicle Oct. 24 after the unit was involved in a crash on FM 1431 east of Marble Falls.

Thursday, October 25, 2018
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      Savanna Gregg Staff Writer Burnet Bulletin At an emergency City Council meeting called Thursday, Oct. 25, Bertram City Council members unanimously voted to place embattled Police Chief James Jay (“JJ”) Wilson on unpaid administrative suspension following his... + continue reading

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State and federal lawmakers descended on the Highland Lakes Wednesday, Oct. 17 to assess damage and infrastructure issues, including a collapsed RM 2900 Bridge in Kingsland, in the wake of the Llano River flooding into Llano and Burnet Counties. Pictured from left to right are Burnet County Judge James Oakley, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, Llano County Pct. 1 Commissioner Peter Jones, Llano County Judge Mary Cunningham, State Rep. Terry Wilson and Burnet County Pct. 4 Commissioner Joe Don Dockery.

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            By Connie Swinney Staff Writer Burnet Bulletin When Kingsland resident Brenda Dalton turned on her water faucet Oct. 17, nothing came out. “I had no water. Whenever we got water, we got a trickle,” she said, referring to the... + continue reading
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Property owners and volunteers cleaning up the mess left by the Hill Country flood are urged to get vaccinated to protect themselves from bacteria in the water.  Individuals may receive Tetanus and Hepatitis A vaccines at Lakeshores Church, 700 US Hwy 281, Marble Falls, Thursday, Oct. 25... + continue reading
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From Burnet CISD: The Esprit de Corps has made the “playoffs” for band and will be competing at the UIL Area D Marching Contest this Saturday, October 27 at 11:30 a.m. at The Pfield Stadium in Pflugerville. To show our support, we are asking students, staff and community members to line 3rd... + continue reading

Flood gates were opened on Buchanan Dam last week to release excess water from rain received in the Colorado River basin. As a result, Inks Lake State Park was flooded and closed.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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By Savanna Gregg Staff Writer Burnet Bulletin After buckets of rain filled the Colorado and Llano Rivers on Tuesday, Oct. 16, the Lower Colorado River Authority made the decision to open eight flood gates at Buchanan Dam to release much of the floodwaters. This in turn created a hazard... + continue reading

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      By Savanna Gregg Staff Writer Burnet Bulletin The community is encouraged to take a trip back in time with the Burnet County Heritage Society during the anticipated annual Fort Croghan Day, held at the museum and grounds on Saturday, Oct. 13. The Fort... + continue reading
06/05/2018
By Savanna Gregg Burnet Bulletin Hunger has been a significant issue across the country for ages, and the problem is becoming more prominent in Burnet County. Eighty-five percent of families in the area live at or below the poverty level; that is a number no community wants to see. The... + continue reading

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Connie Swinney/Burnet Bulletin
Authorities impounded a Bertram police vehicle Oct. 24 after the unit was involved in a crash on FM 1431 east of Marble Falls.

10/25/2018 - 0 comment(s)
      Savanna Gregg Staff Writer Burnet Bulletin At an emergency City Council meeting called Thursday, Oct. 25, Bertram City Council members unanimously voted to place embattled Police Chief James Jay (“JJ”) Wilson on unpaid administrative suspension following his... + continue reading

Connie Swinney/Burnet Bulletin
State and federal lawmakers descended on the Highland Lakes Wednesday, Oct. 17 to assess damage and infrastructure issues, including a collapsed RM 2900 Bridge in Kingsland, in the wake of the Llano River flooding into Llano and Burnet Counties. Pictured from left to right are Burnet County Judge James Oakley, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, Llano County Pct. 1 Commissioner Peter Jones, Llano County Judge Mary Cunningham, State Rep. Terry Wilson and Burnet County Pct. 4 Commissioner Joe Don Dockery.

10/24/2018 - 0 comment(s)
            By Connie Swinney Staff Writer Burnet Bulletin When Kingsland resident Brenda Dalton turned on her water faucet Oct. 17, nothing came out. “I had no water. Whenever we got water, we got a trickle,” she said, referring to the... + continue reading
10/24/2018 - 0 comment(s)
Property owners and volunteers cleaning up the mess left by the Hill Country flood are urged to get vaccinated to protect themselves from bacteria in the water.  Individuals may receive Tetanus and Hepatitis A vaccines at Lakeshores Church, 700 US Hwy 281, Marble Falls, Thursday, Oct. 25... + continue reading

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Former Bulldog athletes Grayson Floyd and Rod Corbin were all smiles as they posed for a photo with Floyd's new gold bling. Floyd, trained by Corbin, totaled 1,650 pounds at the annual Fort Worth Police Games to earn a first-place finish in the 275 pound class.

06/21/2018 - 0 comment(s)
By Wayne Craig Burnet Bulletin In case you don't recognize the two beefy former Bulldogs pictured here, they are 2011 Burnet graduate Grayson Floyd, on the left, and 1988 graduate Rod Corbin,... + continue reading

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Burnet senior defensive back Tanner Abbott slides under a tipped ball for a Bulldog interception during Friday night’s district opener. The Bulldogs fell short to the visiting China Spring Cougars and will travel to Gatesville for game two of 13-4A play this Friday.

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Following his first powerlifting competition, just 16 months after suffering a fractured back, Jeremy Stewart shows off two first place medals he earned at the Annual Texas Police Games.

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Burnet varsity 7 on 7 defender, Kaleb Alexander, tags down a Marble Falls receiver during recent league play games in Burnet. The Bulldogs are currently participating in league games on Monday’s in June at Georgetown High School and have one shot left to qualify for state coming on June 23 in Brownwood.

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Mambo Italiano owner Al Redzematovic celebrates with local talent at Opera Night, held at his restaurant on 100 W. Ranch-to-Market Road 243 in Bertram. Al ensures his customers' dining experience is enjoyable by offering friendly service and great food, giving Bertram residents and diners from surrounding areas a taste of authentic Italian food and hospitality.

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          By Savanna Gregg Staff Writer Burnet Bulletin In the heart of Bertram, there lies a hidden gem that has pleased the pallet of many a... + continue reading

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Case managers Jessica Rogers (left) and Harley Cooper do their part in helping area foster children find caregivers who are best able to meet their needs, working from the newly established Caring Hearts for Children office in Burnet. Caring Hearts for Children will celebrate its grand opening at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 13 at noon at the office, located at 215 S. Pierce St., Burnet.

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At left, Jazmine Castillo's original work, "Remembrance," is a portrait of Vietnam veteran Don Blakely imposed over a map of Vietnam. It won first place in the Congressional Art Competition for District 25. Right, Burnet High School art teacher Kim Timmons, left, and Burnet High School student Jazmine Castillo, right, with U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, after Castillo won the Congressional Art Competition for Williams' district. Timmons and Castillo visited Washington, D.C. to see her artwork hung in the Capitol and toured a number of local attractions.

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 Support the Hill Country Humane Society by buying a ticket in an evening of fun at the Sept. 27 gala, become a member, donate, adopt or learn about volunteer opportunities, all on the HCHS website: https://www.hillcountryhumanesociety.org/special-programs

07/18/2018 - 0 comment(s)
Message From the Mayor Crista Goble Bromley City of Burnet I recently had the unfortunate experience of having to say goodbye to my dear, sweet dog, Anniemae. After more than 16 years of... + continue reading

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The Goble family attends the Bertram Centennial celebration in 1957. Among the children is Crista Goble Bromley. Today she is the mayor of Burnet whick will hold its annual Bluebonnet Festival next month.

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