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At the podium of the Kids Care-a-Van Tailgate Party, Earnest Ray "Bubba" Bean, left, who got a start in his eventual career as a pro running back for the Atlanta Falcons under the tutelage of Emory Dilworth Bellard (Dec. 17, 1927 – Feb. 10, 2011) at Texas A&M University, joins the widow of the famed coach, Susan Bellard, in recalling Ballard's career and devotion to worthy causes.

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  By Glynis Crawford Smith Highland Lakes Newspapers An outpouring of support at Emory Bellard-Spike Dykes Memorial Kids Care-a-Van Tailgate Party and golf tournament has resulted in more than $730,000 added to the work of the Seton Highland Lakes mobile unit that carries healthcare... + continue reading
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  The Burnet Bulletin won seven awards in the 2017 Texas Press Association Better Newspaper Contest last weekend. The awards were announced during a Saturday, June 17, brunch at the Texas Press Leadership Retreat held this year at the Inn of the Mountain Gods in Ruidoso, New Mexico.... + continue reading

Country music singer-songerwriter Luke Pell

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  By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor Burnet Bulletin He may be better known to millions of viewers for his stint on the reality TV show, “The Bachelorette,” but country music singer-songwriter Luke Pell still considers himself a Burnet, Texas, boy at heart who has been fortunate enough... + continue reading

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By Mark Goodson Highlander Sports Editor The grand finale of the Kids Care-A-Van Classic will be June 16-17. It will be a send off for Spike Dykes, the Texas Tech University coach who helped organize the event to raise money to provide health care for the needy kids in the Highland Lakes. Dykes... + continue reading

The Texas Society Sons  of the American Revolution Southern Command Color Guard presents the American and Texas flags at the opening of the Burnet County Fair

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Burnet County Area Fair organizers were calling the 2017 Fair a “huge success” after it concluded this past weekend in Burnet. A total of 667 entries were received in the 15 divisions as 102 adults, 30 senior youth and 25 junior youth competed for prizes. Fair organizers noted “each year the Fair... + continue reading

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Glynis Crawford Smith Highland Lakes Newspapers Studies of a Superfund environmental contamination site in Burnet are apparently back on the table. The Burnet City Council on May 9 approved a request from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to access city property for additional... + continue reading

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Glynis Crawford Smith/Highland Lakes Newspapers

At the podium of the Kids Care-a-Van Tailgate Party, Earnest Ray "Bubba" Bean, left, who got a start in his eventual career as a pro running back for the Atlanta Falcons under the tutelage of Emory Dilworth Bellard (Dec. 17, 1927 – Feb. 10, 2011) at Texas A&M University, joins the widow of the famed coach, Susan Bellard, in recalling Ballard's career and devotion to worthy causes.

06/23/2017 - 0 comment(s)
  By Glynis Crawford Smith Highland Lakes Newspapers An outpouring of support at Emory Bellard-Spike Dykes Memorial Kids Care-a-Van Tailgate Party and golf tournament has resulted in more than $730,000 added to the work of the Seton Highland Lakes mobile unit that carries healthcare... + continue reading
06/23/2017 - 0 comment(s)
  The Burnet Bulletin won seven awards in the 2017 Texas Press Association Better Newspaper Contest last weekend. The awards were announced during a Saturday, June 17, brunch at the Texas Press Leadership Retreat held this year at the Inn of the Mountain Gods in Ruidoso, New Mexico.... + continue reading

Country music singer-songerwriter Luke Pell

06/21/2017 - 0 comment(s)
  By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor Burnet Bulletin He may be better known to millions of viewers for his stint on the reality TV show, “The Bachelorette,” but country music singer-songwriter Luke Pell still considers himself a Burnet, Texas, boy at heart who has been fortunate enough... + continue reading

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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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By Wayne Craig Bulletin Sports The varsity Bulldog 7 on 7 team participated in two state qualifying tournaments during the month of May but were unable to punch their ticket to state as of yet... + continue reading

Burnet senior Lexey Parker takes a quick toss and tries to avoid having her flag pulled by juniors Savannah McHam and Marissa Escamilla. Parker did a nice job running the ball for the Seniors in their 26-13 victory over the Juniors last Wednesday.

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Burnet freshman Chandler Galban views an open target and sends the ball on its way during varsity 7 on 7 action in Burnet last Monday. Galban did a nice job running the offense for the Bulldogs who finished 2-1 on the evening.

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Randy Longoria, park supervisor and employee with the City of Burnet for the past 12 years, operates a tractor to help clean out brush and trees during the Steps Forward event held Friday, March 31, at the YMCA of the Highland Lakes.

 

04/05/2017 - 0 comment(s)
By Amy Prayer Burnet Bulletin The Lower Colorado River Authority was out in force in Burnet last week for LCRA Steps Forward Day on Friday, March 31. LCRA Steps Forward is an employee volunteer... + continue reading

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Managing Editor Lew K. Cohn and his wife Betty enjoyeda catered VIP cocktail party and reception before the show, which included a special commemorative 30th anniversary gift and a photo with this likeness of the band.

05/31/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Lew Cohn Managing Editor/Highland Lakes Newspapers   “Outside is America.” Those words from lead singer Paul “Bono” Hewson resonated from the stage at AT&T Stadium Friday night... + continue reading