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Bill Herbert of Marble Falls lands on his head and neck in a fall from a bucking bronc Saturday, July 15, at the 2017 Marble Falls Pro Rodeo. Family and friends are rallying to help with the expense of surgery to take place Tuesday, July 25, and recovery.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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BY CHRISTI BERTELSON/BURNET BULLETIN   During the Saddle Bronc Riding  Saturday, July 15, at the Marble Falls Rodeo, contestant Bill Herbert suffered severe injuries when he flipped off the bucking horse, landing on his head. Upon landing, Herbert’s neck twisted and was shoved... + continue reading

 

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  Michele Gilmore has been named the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District's new director of human resources. Gimore will take over July 31 for Contessa Huffman, who is leaving the district after five years to take the position of executive director of human resources at... + continue reading

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After a career as a child actor, Chase Parker grew up in Houston and is now carving out a career as a writer and director. He shot most of his newest film, “American Fishtrap,” in Burnet, this past week. 

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  By Richard Zowie Highland Lakes Newspapers Perhaps it’s not so unusual at Fort Croghan to see people dressed in mid-19th century attire, even in the sweltering Texas summer heat. It might be unusual, though, to see people in such anachronistic attire while standing next to modern... + continue reading

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Friday, July 7, 2017
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A Burnet High School graduate attending Texas A&M University was killed on the Fourth of July in a two-vehicle accident and car fire near Gause in Milam County. Brian Bullock, 21, of Burnet, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 10:20 p.m. Tuesday accident, which happened on US 79. The... + continue reading

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Red White & Boom was the theme of Aqua Boom 2017 that ends July 4th with explosions over Lake LBJ.

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Fireworks and celebrantions on the Highland Lakes began with the Blue Lake Estates parade and fireworks Saturday, July 1,  and grew to a crescendo Tuesday night July 4. Also, on Saturday, the annual Flights of Fancy event of the Highland Lakes Flyers model airplane club filled the air above... + continue reading

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By Lew K. Cohn Managing Editor The Burnet Bulletin A man who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and tampering with evidence in the slaying of a Marble Falls High School graduate has been sentenced to 18 ½ years in prison for his role in the crime. Albert Gene... + continue reading
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Contributed/Pauline Reese-Herbert

Bill Herbert of Marble Falls lands on his head and neck in a fall from a bucking bronc Saturday, July 15, at the 2017 Marble Falls Pro Rodeo. Family and friends are rallying to help with the expense of surgery to take place Tuesday, July 25, and recovery.

07/19/2017 - 0 comment(s)
BY CHRISTI BERTELSON/BURNET BULLETIN   During the Saddle Bronc Riding  Saturday, July 15, at the Marble Falls Rodeo, contestant Bill Herbert suffered severe injuries when he flipped off the bucking horse, landing on his head. Upon landing, Herbert’s neck twisted and was shoved... + continue reading

 

Michele Gilmore

07/14/2017 - 0 comment(s)
  Michele Gilmore has been named the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District's new director of human resources. Gimore will take over July 31 for Contessa Huffman, who is leaving the district after five years to take the position of executive director of human resources at... + continue reading

RICHARD ZOWIE/THE HIGHLANDER

After a career as a child actor, Chase Parker grew up in Houston and is now carving out a career as a writer and director. He shot most of his newest film, “American Fishtrap,” in Burnet, this past week. 

07/14/2017 - 0 comment(s)
  By Richard Zowie Highland Lakes Newspapers Perhaps it’s not so unusual at Fort Croghan to see people dressed in mid-19th century attire, even in the sweltering Texas summer heat. It might be unusual, though, to see people in such anachronistic attire while standing next to modern... + continue reading

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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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By Wayne Craig Bulletin Sports Burnet investigator Jeremy Stewart always knew he wanted to turn his everyday workouts into something bigger. He searched around and found that he had a love for... + continue reading

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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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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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.

 

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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.

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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