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  1. Third Burnet Middle School bomb scare in 8 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... with information about this event is asked to contact the Burnet Police Department at 512-756-6404 or call the Burnet County Sheriff's Office at 512-756-8080. Students can also contact school staff. The threat indicated three bombs had been placed ...

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  2. TxDOT eyes RR 1431 turnoutsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Burnet Bulletin

    Texas Department of Transportation is currently looking into the possibility of adding slow vehicle turnout lanes on RR 1431 between Lago Vista and the Burnet County line, but motorist feedback may not have much sway in whether the project takes place.

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  3. Second bomb scare in as many weeks at Burnet Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... information about this event is asked to contact the Burnet Police Department at (512) 756-6404 or call the Burnet County Sheriff's Office at (512) 756-8080. Students can also contact school personnel. Last week, an 8th grade student was charged ...

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  4. Severe weather advisory for Northern Burnet CountyRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... a strong thunderstorm 14 miles west of Lampasas. A significant weather advisory is in effect for Northern Burnet County until 3:15 p.m. Friday. Earlier Friday, Paul Yura with the National Weather Service issued a report forecasting isolated ...

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  5. Fiery Three-Vehicle Crash Leaves At Least One DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | KWTX

    ... at least one fatality. Meyers said the accident, which was reported at about 7 a.m. very near the Lampasas and Burnet County line, involved an 18-wheeler and two other vehicles. Austin region DPS Trooper Robbie Barrera said a trooper at the scene ...

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  6. Burnet - Police charge fourth man in year long abuse of womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 21 | The Family Badge

    ... READ MORE ABOUT THE CASE HERE He was booked into jail there, but Burnet officials expect to bring him back to Burnet County within the next 10 days. On March 12, Burnet police arrested three people in connection with keeping a woman confined at the ...

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  7. Life twice for sex offenderRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | Burnet Bulletin

    A Burnet County man was assessed two mandatory life sentences this week after being convicted of charges related to the molestation of his girlfriend's daughter on many occasions over a period of years.

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  8. Relish Austin thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 20 | Austin American Statesman

    ... and Fishes, Green Corn Project, Farmshare Austin, Meals on Wheels and More, Meals on Wheels of Williamson/Burnet County, Austin Foundation for Eating Disorders, Saint Louise House, Health Start Foundation, Eastside Community Connection, Boneshaker ...

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  9. Fourth suspect arrested in Burnet kidnapping, assault caseRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 19 | Austin American-Statesman

    A fourth suspect has been arrested in the kidnapping and assault case that already landed three persons in Burnet County Jail.

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  10. Burnet coach charged with improper relationshipRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2014 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... by police, Sierra confessed to the relationship and resigned. Sierra was arrested and booked at the Burnet County Jail on a felony charge of Improper Relationship Between Educator and Student. Additional charges may be filed, police say. The name of ...

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  11. Coach charged with improper relationshipRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2014 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... incident, Sierra confessed to the relationship and resigned his position. Sierra was arrested and booked into Burnet County Jail with a felony charge of Improper Relationship Between Educator and Student. The investigation is ongoing and additional ...

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  12. Commissioners Do Not Extend Burn BanRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | Blanco County News

    ... by Commissioner Liesmann and seconded by Commissioner Wood. Jim Barho, Emergency Management Coordinator of Burnet County gave an extensive presentation to the Court on the Tri-County trunked new radio system. Barho introduced himself as the Project ...

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  13. Burnet Police: Woman Severely Beaten, Locked Inside Home For A YearRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | KCEN

    ... erious bodily injury on a family member, a second degree felony. Arms, Simon and Shapland were booked into the Burnet County Jail. Additional charges could be filed at a later date as the investigation continues.

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  14. New Burnet County GOP chair urges party healingRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | Burnet Bulletin

    With one of the most divisive local primary campaigns in memory behind them, Burnet County Republican Party leaders are looking to the future and the task of pulling its warring factions back together.

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  15. Agreement reached on new operator for Burnet County jailRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | Burnet Bulletin

    Burnet County and the various parties involved in the financing and operation of the Burnet County Jail have reached a tentative agreement with New Jersey-based Community Education Centers to begin running the facility April 1. County officials hammered out a complex agreement among the county, the Public Facility Corporation that is responsible ... (more)

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  16. Parties hopeful extended hours will boost voter turnout in Travis CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... at any election polling location that is convenient for them." Bastrop County: 7 p.m. Blanco County: 7 p.m. Burnet County: 7 p.m. Caldwell County: Democrats until 9 p.m., Republicans until 7 p.m. Fayette County: 7 p.m. Gillespie County: 7 p.m. Hays ...

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  17. Early voting wrap upRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... counties compared favorably to those from the 2012 presidential primary, election officials are reporting. Burnet County Elections Administrator Barbara Agnew reported a total of 3,334 early voters, or approximately 12.5 percent of the 26,555 ...

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  18. Jones: Move on to control GOP politicsRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... unacceptable influence in party politics and county government. "The question is why? What is it about Burnet County that is motivating them to do the things they are doing,' Jones asked at a media gathering at his Marble Falls office. "There is ...

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  19. Candidates call mysterious mailings 'desperate'Read the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Burnet Bulletin

    Burnet County judge candidates being accused of crimes and character flaws in a recent round of anonymous mailings say the correspondence is "false,' "pathetic' and an "act of desperation.'

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  20. Commissioners Put Burn Ban on Until Next Regular MeetingRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | Blanco County News

    ... Precinct Three. According to Mr. Roberts, "the development includes 860 acres and 75-80% of the project is in Burnet County. Water wells are located in Burnet County. We are providing water to Blanco County as well. The 238 lots are located at ...

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