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  1. Photographs show old-timey TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... and a brief period of hostility prevailed between the two states. Adam Rankin "Stovepipe" Johnson moved to Burnet County, Texas from Kentucky in 1854. He soon gained a reputation as a surveyor of virgin territory in west Texas. When the Civil War ...

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  2. Annie Mae May-McCloskeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... Walton. Named as honorary pallbearers were: Ronald Tucker and Camron Smith. She was born north of Bertram in Burnet County on Jan. 25, 1931, the daughter of Harvie and Froney (Huggins) Bird. She is survived by: her husband, John C. McCloskey, of ...

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  3. Capital murder suspect released on bondRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Burnet Bulletin

    According to county records, Garrett James Ballard, 21, of Burnet County was released on $500,000 bond on Monday after being incarcerated since August 19 on charge of capital murder of multiple persons. State District Judge Allan Garrett set bond at $2 million on Wednesday, Oct. 8, for Ballard, who is accused of killing two friends with a high-powered rifle.

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  4. James C. JohansonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Burnet Bulletin

    James C. Johanson, 95 years, died on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, surrounded by his wife, Gail, and family. A memorial service will be held Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the First Cowboy Church of Burnet County, 1004 CR 252 just off US Hwy 29 in Bertram.

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  5. Jury selection set for Burnet Co. dad charged in sona s deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Jury selection gets underway Monday morning in the case of a Burnet County dad charged with injury to a child. Police in Horsehoe Bay arrested Toby Patterson and his wife Dee Ann after their 3-year-old son accidentally shot himself in September 2013.

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  6. Klaeger says - goodbye'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Burnet Bulletin

    Donna Klaeger is down to her final month as the first woman to serve as Burnet County Judge with two commissioners' court meetings and the final clearing out of eight years of mementos and memories from her corner office on the second floor of the historic courthouse on Burnet's downtown square left on her to-do list.

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  7. Commissioners okay $10,000 pledge to aid water issue resolutionRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Burnet Bulletin

    Burnet County Commissioners gave a full-throated endorsement to the Central Texas Water Coalition last week before voting to give the organization $10,000 to help in its efforts to bring about better management and protection of the water in the Highland Lakes.

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    Wednesday Nov 26 | Burnet Bulletin

    By Alexandria Randolph Highland Lakes Newspapers The District Attorney's Office confirmed they will not seek the death penalty for a suspect of a double homicide indicted earlier this month.Garrett James Ballard, 21, was indicted Thursday, Nov. 6 by a Burnet County Grand Jury on a charge of capital murder of multiple persons in relation to the deaths of Elijah Adam Benson, a 17-year-old Burnet High School student, and Travis Leslie Fox, a 26-year-old Burnet High School graduate, who were shot multiple times at Ballard's residence in the 5800 block of CR 340 on the morning of Aug. 19. The indictment was filed in the 424th Judicial District Court, and was served on Thursday, Nov. 20.

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  9. Holidays celebrations around TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... train that travels by holiday scenes in Big Cypress Bayou. A decorated Christmas tree sits on the lawn of the Burnet County Courthouse in 2013, decked out in thousands of white lights. The Bindseil Park in Blanco is aglow with Christmas lights for ...

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  10. Double murder suspect indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... ted, Ballard will serve a minimum of life in prison without parole. Ballard has no previous criminal record in Burnet County.

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  11. Adviser with Paxton ties accused of defrauding investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Dallas Morning News

    ... substance of the allegations," Paxton spokesman Anthony Holm said Tuesday. Mowery's lawyer, Kevin Edmundson of Burnet County, denied the allegations and said he will contest them at a Jan. 27 state administrative law judge hearing. "The suggestion ...

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  12. Adoption Day success heightens awarenessRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Burnet Bulletin

    Wall-to-wall smiles, tears of joy and carefree balloon- batting children were everywhere to be found in Burnet county's normally staid and sobering courtrooms on Saturday, Nov. 15. The occasion was Burnet County's second "Adoption Day" event, which saw officials perform adoptions involving 11 families and 15 children.

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  13. Dashcam photo of reported Meteor from the Hewitt Police Department, near WacoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... quite the conversation. KXAN received two new videos Sunday, both from police cars. One is video from a Burnet County Sheriff's patrol car and the other is from a police car in Hewitt, Texas, near Waco. "It was just a fireball," she said. "From my ...

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  14. Burnet $26 million school bond passesRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... and upgrading its football stadium and athletic complex. The proposal passed by a 53-47 percent margin in the Burnet County portion of the school district with 2,832 balloters voting for it and 2, 496 voting against.

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  15. Voters approve $26 million Burnet school district bond proposalRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Burnet Bulletin

    Voters in the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District Tuesday approved a $26 million bond package that will pay for repairing and renovating many of the district's campus buildings and upgrading its football stadium and athletic complex. The proposal passed by a 53-47 percent margin in the Burnet County portion of the school district with 2,832 voting for it and 2, 496 voting against it.

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  16. Election results in: Abbott takes gubernatorial seatRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... the state's longest-serving governor, in January. Abbott got 76 percent of the vote in reliably-Republican Burnet County to 22 percent for Davis. That was better than Abbot did statewide, where with 67 percent of the votes counted, he had 60 percent ...

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  17. Winnie Evelyn (Dunn) MertensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Alice24-7.com

    Winnie Evelyn Mertens, 91, died Saturday evening, October 24, 2014, at her daughter's home in Roy, Utah. She was born November 13, 1922, in the Bertram, Burnet County, Texas, area to the late James Willis and Nancy Elizabeth Dunn.

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  18. Graham man arrested in Marble Falls after two-hour manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Graham Leader

    ... said. The incident started about 10:30 a.m. at the Stripes Convenience Store, 3409 U.S. 281, after a Burnet County Precinct 4 "They specifically said (the suspects) were inside asking customers if they would like to buy cigarettes out in the parking ...

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  19. Jan Darrell ParkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2014 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... to Burnet in 1973 and was active in the community ever since. Parker was a member and former director of the Burnet County Fair and Rodeo Association, member, director and treasurer of the Burnet Chamber of Commerce and, for many years, was a ...

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  20. Rifle racks and deer tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... Friday, Oct. 17, in what authorities called a significant drug bust. Bobby Earl McGraw, 41, was arrested by Burnet County Sheriff's Office deputies at his rural residence on charges of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance between 200 ...

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