Entries by Daniel

Bill pay to return to PEC lobbies in February

The lobby of the Pedernales Electric Cooperative’s Marble Falls office, 4302 U.S. 281, in August 2022, when it was closed to walk-in members wanting to pay their bills in person by cash or check. In-lobby payments will be reinstated by the end of February after new kiosks designed to take cash and checks are installed […]

Llano County puts burn ban in place despite incoming rain

Llano County enacted a burn ban during the Commissioners Court’s regular meeting on Monday, Jan. 23. Rain is expected to fall on Monday night into Tuesday morning but would not be enough to douse the fire danger, the county said. Commissioners unanimously voted for the ban after hearing county Emergency Management Coordinator Gilbert Bennett’s assessment […]

MFISD superintendent’s farewell party Jan. 27

After serving the Marble Falls Independent School District for nearly eight years, outgoing Superintendent Dr. Chris Allen will deliver his official letter of resignation at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, during a special meeting of the MFISD Board of Trustees. A community farewell party is scheduled that same day to give residents a chance to […]

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS: For the week of Jan. 23, 2023

Check agendas and websites to see if the following government meetings are in person, virtual, or both. Agendas are posted 72 hours before a meeting so are not always ready by the time this list is published. Check links for more information. Monday, Jan. 23 Llano County Commissioners Court 9 a.m. regular meeting Justice of […]

Burnet County Jail bookings for Jan. 13-19, 2023

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Jan. 13-19, 2023, according to Burnet County Sheriff’s Office logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a […]

Free dental clinic for all ages Feb. 24-25

More than 25 volunteer dentists will provide free dental care during a Texas Mission of Mercy clinic Feb. 24-25 at Marble Falls High School, 2101 Mustang Drive. Patients will be cared for on a first-come, first served basis.  Doors will open at 6 a.m. and close at 3:30 p.m. on both days. The clinic is […]

Granite Shoals mayor won’t seek re-election

Granite Shoals Mayor Aaron Garcia has announced he will not seek re-election in May 2023. The deadline to file to run for mayor or the other four City Council seats up for election is Feb. 17. Staff photo by Dakota Morrissiey Granite Shoals Mayor Aaron Garcia will not be running for mayor or any other […]

Business begins for Lake Buchanan Communities Alliance

The newly formed Lake Buchanan Communities Alliance brought together dozens of Lake Buchanan residents in Llano in September after the Lower Colorado River Authority proposed lease price hikes for property owners’ associations. The LBCA will hold its first regular meeting on Jan. 23. File photo The Lake Buchanan Communities Alliance holds its first-ever regular meeting […]