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Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014
KERRVILLE, Texas - - - The Kerrville Folk Festival 2014 opens on May 22 with a stellar rockin’ lineup. First up at 7PM to begin this 18 day songwriters event is Steve Poltz one of the most entertaining individualistic artists to hit the scene in many years. He is followed by Parker Millsap from the Okemah Oklahoma area (think Woody Guthrie and Grammy nominated John Fullbright).
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Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014
No more shimmying up a rope tied to the saddle horn. No more trying to lead a wary and wise horse next to a fence so I could get on. She was just my size and Fancy was her name. Love at first sight? Yes, ma’am. She was fuzzy and sweet natured and would be my playmate for many years. One of my best friends growing up was just here with her husband for the Stampede golf tournament.
Thursday, October 31, 2013 • Posted November 1, 2013
Every time my former mother-in-law, Miss Scarlett, walked into her friend Miss Mary Virginia’s home, if she were out of eyesight of Mary Virginia, she would gingerly lift a lovely Baccarat figurine and look at a sticker placed beneath. If her name was on the sticker, she knew she was still in Mary Virginia’s good graces.
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Tuesday, December 24, 2013 • Posted December 28, 2013
During the overnight hours of December 19-20, several vehicles were burglarized in Meadowlakes. Residents from Limestone, Turkey Run, Granite Row and Marion have reported thefts. It appears most of the thefts involved unlocked cars. Cash, credit cards, and one firearm have been reported stolen.  It’s imperative that you remove all valuables from your vehicles and keep your vehicles and homes locked at night.
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Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014
A few days ago, we observed May Day, a celebration of spring. And, after a long and hard winter in many parts of the country, most of us are ready for sunshine, warmer temperatures and the hopefulness that spring always symbolizes. But as winter gives way to spring, we are also reminded that our lives have “seasons,” too — and it pays to be prepared for all of them.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Updated February 29, 2012 6:10 PM
There will be a public hearing concerning the replat to be known as A Replat of Legacy 9-A, The Peninsula, a Private Subdivision in Burnet County, Texas at the regular scheduled City of Horseshoe Bay city council meeting on Tuesday, March 20, 2011 at 3.00 p.m., followed by discussion and action on the same.
Thursday, January 30, 2014 • Posted February 2, 2014
(Data taken from New York University School of Law) The word means to eliminate, expel, get rid of, or eradicate. That is why the states of Colorado, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia and Texas are so eagerly embracing the process. These so-called “witch hunts” that officials promised to help root out all that voter fraud are finding little evidence of a wide spread problem.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014
Diane Menefee Oatman of Llano, TX, 61 passed away May 1, 2014. She was born in Ranger, TX on February 27, 1953 to Gene & Betty Menefee. She graduated from Monterey High School in Lubbock, TX in 1971 and received a BA in Home & Family Living from Texas Tech University in 1975.
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Thursday, January 17, 2013 • Posted January 18, 2013
      LCRA General Manager  Facing a record-breaking drought with no end in sight, the Lower Colorado River Authority has again asked the state to allow us to not release water from the Highland Lakes for most downstream farmers this year unless substantial rainfall replenishes the reservoirs. LCRA’s Board of Directors took that action Jan.
Thursday, January 17, 2013 • Posted January 18, 2013
Congratulations are in order for Luciana McKeown, owner of Saucy’s Catering & Cooking in Cottonwood Shores. On Friday, the 18th, she will be celebrating her sixth anniversary in the business, and she will also begin regular dinner service from 5 to 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. At the beginning of the year she initiated new lunch hours.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014
Second Wednesday of the Month The Parkinson’s Support Group, sponsored by Seton Highland Lakes Hospital and Capital Area Parkinson’s Society, meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at  2:00 p.m. at the Seton Highland Lakes Business Office, 309 Industrial Blvd., Burnet, TX. 78611. For more information about this group, contact Lynn Wisdom, 512-715-3363, or lwisdom@seton.org.