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  1. $500,000-plus in scholarships due to Burnet graduatesRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... the Burnet community already supports its youths is demonstrated in multiple ways each year - from the annual Burnet County FFA and 4H Livestock Show and the Seton Kids Care-a-Van Tailgate Party to other events which see individuals, businesses and ...

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  2. Shipley nets induction into the Texas High School Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Burnet Bulletin

    By Wayne Craig Ask just about anyone in Burnet county that watched No.8 who suited up for the Bulldogs from 2001-2003 and they will tell you it's no surprise he made it into the Texas High School Hall of Fame. Jordan Shipley is no stranger to being in the spotlight after an impressive career at BHS led he and his team to back-to-back state championships.

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  3. Murder trial underway for Bertram woman accused of killing her husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    The trial for a woman accused of killing her husband in July 2013 started in a Llano County courtroom this week. Karra Trichele Allen, 44, is charged with murder in the shooting death of Brian Allen, 38. According to the Burnet County Sheriff's Office, Karra called 9-1-1 from their home in Bertram stating she had shot her husband, a successful business owner from Bertram.

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  4. Funeral for Burnet Co. sergeant set for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The funeral for 29-year-old Sgt. Anthony Riddle, a Corrections Officer with the Burnet County Sheriff's Office, will be held May 18 at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas.

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  5. Corrections Officer Killed In Central Texas AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | KWTX

    Funeral services were pending Thursday for Burnet County corrections Sgt. Anthony Riddle of Lampasas, who died in a four-vehicle crash Wednesday evening.

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  6. Burnet County corrections officer killed in crash on US 281Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Burnet Bulletin

    A 29-year-old Burnet County Sheriff's Office corrections officer died Wednesday, May 13 when the car he was driving was involved in a four-car accident on US 281 about four miles south of Lampasas. Anthony Riddle, a resident of Lampasas and the father of two small boys, was headed to work when the accident happened at about 5:20 p.m., according to a Burnet Police Department statement.

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  7. Murder Trial to Start MondayRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Burnet Bulletin

    Whether Karra Trichele Allen killed her husband late in the evening of July 1, 2013, is not likely to be in dispute when she goes on trial for murder Monday, May 18, at the Llano County Courthouse. According to the transcript of a 911 call to a Burnet County Sheriff's Office dispatcher shortly after the shooting, Allen admitted she shot her husband after he came at her with a gun, which she said she took away from him.

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  8. Burnet County Corrections Officer Killed In CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Family Badge

    BURNET COUNTY CORRECTIONS OFFICER KILLED IN TRAFFIC ACCIDENT On Wednesday May 13, 2015, at approximately 5:15 PM, the Burnet County Sheriff's Office received report of a major vehicle accident on Hwy 281 South of Lampasas. It was reported multiple vehicles were involved and that the roadway was blocked.

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  9. Former judge Jones to fill JP 4 position on interim basisRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Burnet Bulletin

    Former district judge Gil Jones will become the Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace on an interim basis after being appointed to the position by the Burnet County Commissioners Court Tuesday, May 12. Jones, who retired in 2012 after serving 16 years as the 33rd Judicial District Judge, will replace the retiring Ed Cutchin, who announced his retirement effective June 30. Cutchin's last day to work will be June 19 and Jones will assume the position June 20. The commissioners and County Judge James Oakley praised Jones as an honorable person and an excellent choice for the position but the appointment still was not without controversy.

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  10. Arthur Ross BucknerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... & Jenkins Family Funeral Home in Burnet, with interment to follow at Burnet City Cemetery. Ross was born in Burnet County on Dec. 16, 1920, and graduated from Bertram High School. He lived in Houston when the military draft began. At the age of 19, ...

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  11. Flash Flood Watch issuedRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Burnet Bulletin

    The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Llano and Burnet counties Friday, May 8, through 5:30 p.m. Scattered showers and thunderstorms could produce 1/2 to 1 inch of rain is possible.

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  12. Escaped inmate who assaulted officer, stole gun, gets 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A Burnet County inmate who tried to escape from police custody while receiving medical treatment in October 2014 will spend 50 years in prison as part of a plea deal. Murl Lamb, 41, who is said to have ties to the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang, was taken to Cedar Park Regional Medical Center in October for evaluation following a fall that took place at the Burnet County Jail.

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  13. Williamson officials: Man sentenced for escaping custody, aggravated...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... Judge Donna King subject to a plea deal with prosecutors. On October 11, 2014, Mr. Lamb was being held by Burnet County authorities on other charges and was transported to Cedar Park Regional Medical Center to be evaluated. Upon being discharged by ...

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  14. EPA adding Burnet plume to Superfund site listRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | The Bandera County Courier

    The Environmental Protection Agency proposed to add the Main Street Groundwater Plume site in Burnet County to the National Priorities List of Superfund sites, a list of sites that pose risks to people's health and the environment. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites in the country and converts them into productive community resources by eliminating or reducing public health risks and environmental contamination.

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  15. Man arrested on enhanced burglary chargeRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | The Family Badge

    SUBJECT ARRESTED FOR EHANCED BURGLARY CHARGES IN BURNET COUNTY On Saturday May 02, 2015, at approximately 10:25 AM, the Burnet County Sheriff's Office received report of a Home Invasion in progress on Hwy 183 approximately 12 miles South of Lampasas. It was reported that a homeowner was awakened by an unknown male subject being inside her home.

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  16. Officials: Woman's dogs chased away home invasion suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | KYTX-TV News

    ... made nearly 1.3 billion at the box office... that's not including all the money made from toys and clothing. BURNET COUNTY, Texas (KVUE) -- Authorities arrested a man accused of breaking into a woman's home on Highway 183 south of Lampasas on ...

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  17. Sheriff: Woman screamed a please dona t hurt me anymorea in 911 callRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... deputies found pieces of rope they believed Reynolds used to tie up the woman. Reynolds has been arrested in Burnet County 15 times since 2004, according to online jail records. Bond for the unlawful restraint charge was set at $15,000. There was no ...

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  18. Sheriff: Woman hid in closet after man broke into homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | KXAN-TV Austin

    An Austin man is facing felony charges after Burnet County authorities said he broke into a woman's home over the weekend. Deputies found 35-year-old Michael Berry walking in the woman's driveway along U.S. Highway 183, about 12 miles south of Lampasas, when they pulled up at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

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  19. Burnet Deputies Capture Fugitive In Police ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The Family Badge

    PURSUIT LEADS TO CAPTURE OF WANTED PERSON IN BURNET COUNTY On Thursday April 30, 2015, at approximately 7:40 AM, the Burnet County Sheriff's Office received report of a vehicle passing a stopped school bus on FM 1980. Deputies responded to the area and were looking for a black Chevrolet Tahoe.

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  20. Burnet Deputies Capture Fugitive In Police ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Family Badge

    PURSUIT LEADS TO CAPTURE OF WANTED PERSON IN BURNET COUNTY On Thursday April 30, 2015, at approximately 7:40 AM, the Burnet County Sheriff's Office received report of a vehicle passing a stopped school bus on FM 1980. Deputies responded to the area and were looking for a black Chevrolet Tahoe.

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