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  1. Police: Icy road leads to fatal wreckRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Burnet Bulletin

    Icy roads are blamed for a two-vehicle collision in Burnet that claimed the life of a Fredricksburg man early Saturday morning, Feb. 28. Burnet Police said the wreck occurred at roughly 6 a.m. in the 2100 block of east TX 29 and involved an 18-wheeler and a Chevy Astro Van. The driver of the van, identified as 37-year-old Manuel Galindo-Camacho of Fredricksburg, was pronounced dead at the scene by Burnet County Justice of the Peace Pct.

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  2. Ringo hanging up leashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Burnet Bulletin

    One of the Burnet County Sheriff's Office's most efficient officers was honored Tuesday, Feb. 24, as he headed off into retirement. Ringo, the county's 12-yearold canine officer, is being retired after serving eight distinguished years with the sheriff's office.

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  3. Cold weather blankets Burnet CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Burnet Bulletin

    Burnet County residents generally made it through Monday's wet and freezing conditions with a minimal amount of misfortune and can look forward to more normal February conditions the rest of the week leading up to temperatures near 70 degrees on Sunday, March 1. A cold, arctic air mass over most of Texas on Tuesday, Feb. 24, left temperatures below freezing and roads slick and icy across the Texas Hill Country up through the northern half of Central Texas.

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  4. Suspect rolls vehicle after Hill Country police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... man, who is in his 20s, was booked into jail and charges are pending. The Sunrise Beach Police Department and Burnet County Sheriff's Office assisted in the chase.

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  5. Bertram man dealt federal conviction for weapon, drug trafficking crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Burnet Bulletin

    In this file photo following a law enforcement sweep in December 2013, Burnet County Sheriff W. T. Smith and others from local law enforcement agencies were on hand when Texas Department of Public Safety officers yielded the arrest of 15 people in Austin, Burnet County and from around the Texas Hill Country. During the arrests and subsequent searches, 70 firearms, $10,000 in cash and more than 8,000 rounds of ammunition were confiscated.

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  6. Mabel Lee Hubbell MeadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... great-grandsons, Zachary, Joshua and Phillip, also of Burnet, and several nieees and nephews. She served as a Burnet County Eleetion Judge, and was al so a Girl Scout leader for over 20 years. She always talked about "her girls" and was blessed by ...

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  7. 2 teens killed, 2 others injured in Burnet Co. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Two teenagers were killed, and two other passengers were injured in a crash Thursday night northwest of Marble Falls. The single-vehicle crash happened about 10:30 p.m. on County Road 120 in Burnet County, Department of Public Safety officials said.

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  8. Burnet 4-H Club resumes, growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... and it has been growing ever since. Under the management of Angela and Kevin Schwausch and with the support of Burnet County Extension Agents Wade Hibler; who is now retired but continues to volunteer, and Linda Wells, theBurnet 4-H Club currently ...

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  9. Texas Water Development Board Approves $447,000 in Financial...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 30 | WaterWorld

    Texas Water Development Board Approves $447,000 in Financial Assistance to the Silver Creek Village Water Supply Corporation (Burnet County) for Water System Improvements

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  10. Burnet man charged with child sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Burnet Bulletin

    Brandon Michael Thomas Dehart, who is being held in the Burnet County Jail in lieu of $100,000, is charged with "Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child." Dehart was arrested Wednesday, Jan. 21, after a four-year-old girl told forensic interviewer Kim Cruz of the Hill Country Children's Advocacy Center that Dehart touched and penetrated her genital area with two fingers, as well as a spoon, fork and a knife.

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  11. Pearce rescues, rehabilitates, releases injured owlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Burnet Bulletin

    Arlene Pearce's latest rescue and rehabilitation story is familiar to the many who know her as Burnet County's Bird Lady.

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  12. Report: Texas gloats most goats in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... fun and utterly meaningless figures emerge, though the numbers are estimates. For example, the population of Burnet County , as of the most recent U.S. Census, is 43,823. That means that people don't quite outnumber goats 3 to 1. In Williamson ...

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  13. Three Bertram area girls relaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Burnet Bulletin

    Three Bertram area girls relax after a full day of showing their animals at the Burnet County 4-H & FFA Livestock Show on Friday, Jan. 9.

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  14. Commissioner calls out Judge OakleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Burnet Bulletin

    Burnet County Commissioner Bill Neve had a couple of gentle reminders fornewly-seated Burnet County Judge James Oakley as he presided over his first meeting of the commissioners' court on Tuesday, Jan. 13. Neve spoke up after reading comments by Oakley in stories published in the Burnet Bulletin in the days before he took office regarding his plan to assume personal responsibility for the county's tourism and marketing efforts and the high priority he places on the need for a bridge over Lake LBJ near Wirtz Dam that would link FM 1431 and FM 2347.

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  15. Pauline Reed LandisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... West Pioneer Parkway, Arlington, Texas 76013. She has requested that her ashes be scattered over her beloved Burnet County, during the early spring of 2015, when the bluebonnets are in full bloom in the "Hill Country." Polly was born on Nov. 25, ...

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  16. Fourth grader comes up big in county showmanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Burnet Bulletin

    Mason Hocker, a 70-pound Burnet fourth grader, pulled, tugged and at times seemed to hang on for dear life, but in the end was rewarded when his 1,300-pound European crossbreed steer won "Grand Champion Steer" honors at the Burnet County FFA and 4H Livestock show Friday evening, Jan. 9. Hocker's hulking, recalcitrant black steer "Johnny Football" showed a propensity for emulating his famous namesake and freelancing his movements during the judging, but judge Jason Marek was able to get a good enough evaluation on him to award him the blue ribbon.

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  17. Freitag out as Oakley takes tourism leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Burnet Bulletin

    One of new Burnet County Judge James Oakley's first actions since taking office has been to assume direct responsibility of tourism and marketing efforts, resulting in longtime tourism director Teri Freitag losing her job.

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  18. County officials - on the job'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Burnet Bulletin

    Burnet County officials who were elected by voters on Nov. 4 took the oath of office and were sworn in on the first day of 2015.

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  19. Burnet youths ready to step into the ring for Jan. 8-10 showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Burnet Bulletin

    The Burnet County FFA and 4H Livestock Show annually serves as the no-turningback start of winter in the Hill Country.

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  20. BUSTED & CUFFED - Today we visit the Burnet County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | The Family Badge

    Tammy Lee Adair, 45, of Granite Shoals, Texas was BUSTED & CUFFED for driving her car while drunk. Her, not the car.

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