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Apr

Plein Air Paint Out launches Llano Spring Fling Art Show

Don’t be surprised to see painters out and about in Llano on April 29, when the Llano Fine Art Gallery hosts its Plein Air Paint Out, opening event of the Llano Spring Fling Art Show.
Plein air means painting in open air and painters love to practice techniques for use of natural light and to enjoy the spontaneity of completing a painting on site.
The event takes place from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., coinciding with the opening of the Llano Spring Fling Art Show that runs from April 29 – May 7.
Visitors to the juried art show will see more than 30 original works of art from regional artists including some of Llano’s very own talented resident artists. Handcrafted works of jewelry, sculpture and glass can be seen in addition to paintings.

Wed
26
Apr

Burnet Farmers Market has new name

Burnet Farmers Market has a new name — Burnet Farmers and Craft Market. The name was changed for the benefit of the home-grown vegetables vendors and to also recognize the many vendors with craftsmanship products.
The 2017 Burnet Farmers and Craft Market will open on Main Street of the historic Burnet square from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 6, and will be open every Saturday through Nov. 18.
Seasonal vegetables, fruits, homemade jams/jellies, homemade items, birdhouse, and plants are available. The market welcomes backyard gardeners to come and sell if they have planted too many vegetables. Come support local growers and enjoy fresh grown local vegetables.
To be a vendor or for more information, please contact Roxanne Dunegan at 512-756-9396, or email roxdunegan@gmail.com

Wed
26
Apr

March Students of the Month 7th Grade

Katelynn Massey is the daughter of Matt & Sharon Massey.  Her favorite subject is Science.  Katelynn loves volleyball at Burnet Middle School.  She has a sister Robyn.  Katelynn plans to become a dentist when she grows up.  Katelynn was chosen as student of the month by her teachers because she has a positive attitude and works hard to achieve academic success.

Ryan Behrens is the son of Hallie Behrens.  His favorite subject is Science.  He enjoys football best.  He has a sister, Allison.  Ryan plans to attend college, saying, “College Bound”, for his future plans.  When asked why he was chosen as student of the month he said, “I’m not sure – but I know that I am a hard worker and responsible student”.

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26
Apr

March Students of the Month 6th Grade

Caity Williams is the daughter of Shelley & Doke Williams.  Her favorite subject is mathematics.  Caity loves gymnastics during her leisure time.  Caity has 3 brothers.  Caity plans to become a U.S.A.G Certified Gymnastics Judge.  She believes she was chosen as student of the month because she maintains good grades and has a positive attitude.

Coyt Barrow is the son of Chris & Mendy Barrow.  His favorite class is Mr. Leffler’s Reading & Language Arts class.  Coyt loves football.  Cason is his older brother.  Coyt plans to attend Texas A&M University.  When asked why he believed he was chosen as student of the month, he said, “I complete all my school work and work hard.  I respect all my teachers and try to follow the rules”

Wed
26
Apr

March Students of the Month 8th grade

8th Grade

Ileanna Villalobos is the daughter of Valerie Ann Villalobos.  Ileanna’s favorite subject is Life Science.  Ileanna is on the Burnet Middle School Swim Team making that her favorite sport.  She has many siblings: Donovan, 20; Nazario 18; Isabela 12; Emelina 8; and Ezekiel 1.  When she goes to college she plans to obtain a Biochemistry degree, pursue a medical degree, complete 4 year residency program and fellowship as an Orthopedic Surgeon. The future Dr. Ileanna Villalobos thinks she was chosen as student of the month because she is helpful, respectful, a good worker with a strong work ethic. Ileanna is also President of BMS Interact Club.

Wed
26
Apr

Perry receives promotion at First State Bank of Burnet

First State Bank of Burnet is pleased to announce the promotion of Cheryl Perry to Vice President. Mrs. Perry joined the bank in 2007 as the Customer Relations Officer. Cheryl Perry was born in San Diego, California and raised in Bandera, Texas. Sheis been in Banking for 40 years and 10 years with First State Bank of Burnet. She is the Former Director with American Hearty Association in Lampasas, Texas. Former Director with Lampasas Chamber of Commerce Foundation Board; Former Lampasas Kiwanis member. Participant of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Member of the Burnet Kiwanis; participant in the Burnet Bluebonnet Festival. Cheryl is married to Marshall Perry with two children, Kristen, 35, graduated with Honors from Texas A&M University, earning a Bachelors degree in Science & Nutritional Sciences, and Masters in Nutrition from Texas Women's University. She is a registered Clinical Dietitian with Memorial Hermann Hospital Texas Medical Center.

Wed
26
Apr

Robertson receives promotion at First State Bank of Burnet

First State Bank of Burnet is pleased to announce the appointment of Tyler Robertson to the Board of Directors. Robertson was born and raised in Burnet, Texas on the shores of Inks Lake. He grew up surrounded by family and friends at Camp Longhorn, the business his grandparents Tex and Pat Robertson started in 1939. He graduated from Burnet High School in 1993. Tyler attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the McCombs School of Business. He began his professional career as a banking analyst with Morgan Keegan in Memphis, Tennessee in 1998. After two years in Memphis he moved back to Austin, where he took a position in the Morgan Keegan/Raymond James Austin office as a financial advisor. After five years in this role, he make the decision to switch gears. In 2005, he moved back to Burnet to join the family business.

Wed
26
Apr

Joel Holland signs

Photo by Wayne Craig/Clear Memories

Burnet senior track athlete Joel Holland signed his letter of intent to participate in track for Abilene Christian University during a ceremony held in his honor last Tuesday at Burnet High School. Holland, who competes in high jump and recently placed second in District and third at Area, will join the ACU track team after graduation and has earned an academic scholarship to the University. He plans to major in business during his time at ACU. Pictured above Holland was all smiles at the celebration and joined at the table by his father and mother, Matt and Clairissa Holland, as well as track coaches Jerod Rye and Justin Marcellus. Abilene Christian University competes in the Southland Conference. They are purple and white and their mascot is the Wildcats. 

Wed
26
Apr

Bulletin takes five awards at STPA contest

The Burnet Bulletin won five awards in the annual South Texas Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest.
Results were announced at the annual STPA convention Friday in Laredo.
Former Bulletin staff member Alexandria (Randolph) Murrell won first place in News Photos for her photographs from a Bertram fire in January and accompanying photo to a story about volunteer firefighters in July. She also won honorable mention for her feature photos, including a photo of a mischievous lemur from last year's Bluebonnet Festival and a photo of a Burnet High School rocket launch.
Wayne and Monica Craig of Clear Memories were honored with a second place in the Special Section category for the annual Burnet High School fall sports section. They also won honorable mention for Sports Coverage of Burnet High School sports and their weeky sports pages.

Wed
26
Apr

Kingsland Crafter of the Month

The Kingsland House of Arts & Crafts presents the crafter of the month, Pat O'Donnell. Her special crafts include painted gourds, birdhouses and bird feeders. Come see the items she has for sale as well as those items hand crafted by our other members. The Kingsland House of Arts & Crafts is located at 112 Chamberlain (blue building behind Wells Fargo bank). Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Monday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. You can contact us at 325-388-6159 or online at www.kingslandcrafts.com or facebook.com/kingslandcrafts.

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