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  1. Skeletal Remains Found In Burnet CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Family Badge

    Deputies were dispatched to the area of Williams Road, where a utility contractor believed he had located Human Remains while checking power lines. Deputies confirmed that the remains were that of a human.

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  2. Skeletal Remains Found In Burnet CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Family Badge

    Deputies were dispatched to the area of Williams Road, where a utility contractor believed he had located Human Remains while checking power lines. Deputies confirmed that the remains were that of a human.

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  3. Human remains found near Burnet by utility workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KXAN-TV Austin

    A utility contractor working west of Burnet called authorities about 11 a.m. after finding human remains while checking power lines along Williams Road near FM 3509 . The Burnet County Sheriff's Office said the bones appear to have been there for an extended period of time because the body was decomposed.

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  4. Contractor Finds Human Remains Along Rural Central Texas RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KWTX

    A utility contractor discovered human remains late Tuesday morning while checking power lines off FM 3509 in the area of Williams Road west of Burnet. The Burnet County Sheriff's Office was notified about the discovery of the skeletal remains at around 11 a.m. Tuesday, and deputies confirmed they were human.

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  5. Texas: Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 in financial...Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | WaterWorld

    Texas: Texas Water Development Board approves $200,000 in financial assistance to Corix Utilities (Burnet County) for water treatment plant improvements and meter replacements for the Ridge Harbor Water System

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  6. Burnet County plans on spending $14 million on jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... own the building. Up until last spring, the jail was operated by a private company. By buying the jail, Burnet County Judge James Oakley says they can control how the jail is run and potentially make money from surrounding counties. Oakley says ...

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  7. Georgetown man sentenced to 50 years in prison in child porn caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... diagnosed Ross as a pedophile. Before the Williamson County case, Ross was placed on probation in 1990 in Burnet County for indecency with a child. KXAN.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order ...

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  8. Man arrested, charged with - injury to a child'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Burnet Bulletin

    By James Walker Burnet Bulletin The father of a twomonth-old girl is being held in the Burnet County Jail on $250,000 bond after he was arrested by Burnet police on charges of "Injury to a Child."

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  9. Lola Gayle HammettRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Burnet Bulletin

    Lola Gayle Hammett, 94, of Burnet, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 20, 2015. She was born in Burnet County on July 17, 1920, to Walter and Lucille Shilling.

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  10. Busy weekend lies ahead for Burnet, area residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Burnet Bulletin

    By James Walker Burnet Bulletin The first weekend of Spring 2015 when Burnet County residents will have multiple options to get out and about and enjoy themselves lies ahead. Four events, headlined by the annual Hill Country Lawn and Garden Show will take place Saturday, March 28. In addition to the lawn and garden show, Burnetresidents can take advantage of an opportunity to rid themselves of all of their household junk and other unwanted items at the 2015 Spring City Wide Clean Up.

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  11. Lampasas Robbery Suspect Arrested On Traffic StopRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | The Family Badge

    ... a black male, fled the scene with an unknown destination or direction of travel. At approximately 6:11 PM, a Burnet County Deputy Sheriff observed a vehicle matching the suspect vehicles description on FM 963, East of Burnet. The vehicle was near ...

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  12. Lampasas Robbery Suspect Arrested On Traffic StopRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Family Badge

    ... a black male, fled the scene with an unknown destination or direction of travel. At approximately 6:11 PM, a Burnet County Deputy Sheriff observed a vehicle matching the suspect vehicles description on FM 963, East of Burnet. The vehicle was near ...

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  13. Verizon store in Lampasas robbed, two suspects in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... on Thursday. According to authorities, a man and woman robbed the store around 6 p.m. and fled in a white Kia. Burnet County Sheriff's Office said they were notified by the Lampasas Police Department to keep an eye out for the suspect vehicle. A ...

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  14. Two Lampasas robbery suspects caught in traffic stopRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Burnet Bulletin

    Burnet County deputies arrested two suspects of a Lampasas robbery on Thursday evening, March 19. Casey Cummings, a 26-year-old female from Cedar Park and Leamon Cummings, a 33-year-old male from Cedar Park, were taken into custody by a Burnet County Sheriff's Deputy during a traffic stop on FM 963 near Olive Branch Road at approximately 6:11 p.m., authorities said. According to the Lampasas Police Department, a had robbery occurred at the Verizon store in Lampasas and a white KIA Sorrento, occupied by a white female and a black male, fled the scene with an unknown destination or direction of travel.

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  15. Congressman Williams gives Burnet addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... plenty of red meat for their constituents to enjoy. Congressman Roger Williams, whose 25th district includes Burnet County, has the exercise down to an art form, as his speech to a large group of local Republican Party insiders demonstrated ...

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  16. Buck JonesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... the second son of Berniece Vann Jones and Raymond M. Jones, who both predeceased him. The family moved to Burnet County when he was nine years old. Except for brief stints for college and Texas National Guard service, he was rarely away from Burnet ...

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  17. Former school coach gets probation for student relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Click2Houston

    A former Central Texas high school baseball coach has pleaded guilty to two counts of an improper relationship between an educator and student. According to the Burnet County district attorney, Jose Miguel Sierra has been sentenced to 10 years of probation.

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  18. Former school coach near Austin gets probation for student relationshipRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A former Central Texas high school baseball coach has pleaded guilty to two counts of an improper relationship between an educator and student. According to the Burnet County district attorney, Jose Miguel Sierra has been sentenced to 10 years of probation.

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  19. Former Burnet coach pleads guilty to having relationship with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... aide, or substitute teacher at any public or private primary or secondary school," a release from the Burnet County District Attorney's Office said. The relationship reportedly happened in 2012, but came to light last March . Burnet Police Chief ...

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  20. Close-to-home Spring Break fun awaitsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Burnet Bulletin

    With Spring Break around the corner, not everyone is headed out of Burnet County to enjoy the beach or visit their out-of-town families.

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