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

    Friday | 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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  2. Burnet man charged with child sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | 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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  3. Pearce rescues, rehabilitates, releases injured owlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | 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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  4. Report: Texas gloats most goats in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | 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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  5. Three Bertram area girls relaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  6. Commissioner calls out Judge OakleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  7. Pauline Reed LandisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  8. Fourth grader comes up big in county showmanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  9. Freitag out as Oakley takes tourism leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | 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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  10. County officials - on the job'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | 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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  11. Burnet youths ready to step into the ring for Jan. 8-10 showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | 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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  12. BUSTED & CUFFED - Today we visit the Burnet County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | 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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  13. New judge looking ahead to - customer service'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Burnet Bulletin

    As he prepared to take office, James Oakley was asked recently to describe his approach to governing as Burnet County's new county judge. "I look forward to serving.

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  14. A look back at the Burnet Bulldogs of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Burnet Bulletin

    The hard-fought campaign for the 424th Judicial District judgeship that resulted in the ousting of two-term incumbent Dan Mills by political newcomer Evan Stubbs was Burnet County's top story of 2014.

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  15. Help cut back on Texas' - sad' claim to fameRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Burnet Bulletin

    Sadly, Texas leads the nation in drunk driving deaths. About every 20 minutes in Texas, someone is hurt or killed in a crash involving alcohol and, last year in Burnet County, there were 71 accidents in which were driving under the influence of alcohol.

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

    Dec 10, 2014 | 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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  17. Annie Mae May-McCloskeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | 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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  18. Capital murder suspect released on bondRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | 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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  19. James C. JohansonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | 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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  20. Jury selection set for Burnet Co. dad charged in sona s deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | 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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