The Burnet High School Homecoming Court has been announced. Pictured front row from left are Kaitlyn Taras, Gracyn Bennett, Mariah Carlo, Delaney Mooney and Hannah Wilson. Back row are Luke Kiser, Jaxson Denton, Braeden Howell, Cooper Stuteville and Alex Holman. Homecoming ceremonies will be held…
Burnet High School is mourning the death of a student and his father, who were killed during a hit-and-run accident Wednesday, Sept. 9, in Leander. According to the Leander Police Department, officers responded to a fatality accident at the intersection of US 183 and the 183A tollroad at about 12:…
While the impact of COVID-19 certainly has been felt this year, the mission of the Burnet County Hunger Alliance remains the same as it has since the organization was founded four years ago — to put an end to hunger and food insecurity in the Highland Lakes area. September is Hunger Awareness…
The Texas Association of Counties has released its biannual survey of county officials’ salaries, and while Burnet County certainly sets the pace among counties in the Highland Lakes (including Llano, Lampasas and Blanco), it compares favorably to other Texas counties with similar populations. TAC…
The Burnet City Council approved an extension of the Residential and Commercial Customer Utility Payment Assistance Programs for City of Burnet electric utility customers. Utility Assistance Programs have been available to Utility Customers for the billing cycles of April, May, June, July, and…
One of the biggest fundraisers of the year for the Hill Country Children’s Advocacy Center (HCCAC) is always Rifles Racks & Deer Tracks. Organizers hope that while this year’s event may be different than those in the past, it still can bring in the “big bucks” needed to continue the agency’s…
Sales tax allocations for four Burnet County municipalities again saw double-digit percentage increases in September even as other areas of the state of Texas experienced some drop off in sales tax revenue, according to figures released last week by the Texas Comptroller’s Office — a sign that the…
Last week, the Burnet CISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to extend Superintendent Keith McBurnett’s contract another year through June 30, 2024. McBurnett is beginning his ninth year with the district, and officially began his duties as superintendent on March 27, 2012. Board President Andy…
The emergence of the novel coronavirus early this year presented the world with an unprecedented challenge. Not since the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 have we faced such a daunting public health crisis. By late February, it was clear our healthcare system, government and every American citizen…
Patricia Allen Sons, 78, of Bertram passed away September 13, 2020. She was born October 22, 1941 in Uvalde, Texas, to Gearo and Tressie Rankin Bingham. Patricia worked at H-E-B for many years, and helped with Meals on Wheels; before she retired. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Bertram…
James Lunsford “Jim” Haire was born in Bradley, Arkansas on October 5, 1934, and passed away at home on September 9, 2020 at 85 years old. Jim’s early years were spent in Bradley where his mother Alva owned and operated several businesses. In 1943, Jim moved with his mother Alva and her employees…
Burnet High School is mourning the death of a student and his father, who were killed during a hit-…
While the impact of COVID-19 certainly has been felt this year, the mission of the Burnet County…
Last week, the Burnet CISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to extend Superintendent Keith…
The Burnet High School Homecoming Court has been announced. Pictured front row from left are Kaitlyn Taras, Gracyn Bennett, Mariah Carlo, Delaney Mooney and Hannah Wilson. Back row are Luke Kiser, Jaxson Denton, Braeden Howell, Cooper Stuteville and Alex Holman. Homecoming ceremonies will be held Friday, Sept. 18, at Bulldog Stadium.
The Texas Association of Counties has released its biannual survey of county officials’ salaries, and while Burnet County certainly sets the pace among…
The Burnet City Council approved an extension of the Residential and Commercial Customer Utility Payment Assistance Programs for City of Burnet electric…
One of the biggest fundraisers of the year for the Hill Country Children’s Advocacy Center (HCCAC) is always Rifles Racks & Deer Tracks. Organizers hope…
It was another good week for Lady Dawg volleyball; the girls in green all took care of business this week. All three teams defeated Brownwood Tuesday night for…
Even in a COVID pandemic the excitement was building in Burnet leading up to Friday’s Bulldogs versus the Boerne Greyhounds contest. Football fever was the…
The Bulldog cross country teams, both high school and middle school levels, traveled to Thrall on Saturday. Despite the challenge of a very hilly terrain many…
Fred Gamble passed away at his home on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at the age of 82. Fred was born in La Feria, Texas and lived there through his high school…
Thomas Jerome Turner, 83, passed away September 8, 2020. He was born to August and Josephine Turner in Sabinal, Texas, on October 1, 1936. He is survived by…
Melissa Beasley, 48, passed away on September 7, 2020. A graveside service was held on September 12, 2020 at Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Community, near Burnet.…
James Lunsford “Jim” Haire was born in Bradley, Arkansas on October 5, 1934, and passed away at home on September 9, 2020 at 85 years old. Jim’s early years…
Patricia Allen Sons, 78, of Bertram passed away September 13, 2020. She was born October 22, 1941 in Uvalde, Texas, to Gearo and Tressie Rankin Bingham.…