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March 1, 2012 Issue
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Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Updated January 18, 2013 9:44 AM
Last Wednesday, the LCRA approved the new Water Management Plan for lakes Buchanan and Travis. The new plan, which has been in the works for the past 18 months, addresses concerns regarding water rights, the release of water to rice farmers down stream, and the steps of action the LCRA will take in the event of a severe drought. The 10-5 vote allowed the plan to pass; the next step will be getting approval from Texas Commission of Environmental Quality.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Updated January 18, 2013 9:44 AM
The Kingsland Slab RV Park was back on the agenda Monday, as Commissioners met on Feb. 27 for a regular meeting; Judge Wayne Brascom was absent for the first part of the meeting. Owner Wayne Correll came before council once again, following the tabling of the issue at the last meeting. At the last meeting, Correll was requesting variances for a proposed RV park at the Kingsland Slab.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Updated January 18, 2013 9:43 AM • Photos
Horseshoe Bay members of the Highland Lakes Service League, like Cheryl Rosson-Spann, second from left front, are delighted that their organization received the 2011 Community Service Award from the Marble Falls Chamber of Commerce Saturday evening, in festivities at the Marriott. Also pictured, are from left front, Midge Dockery, Peggy Jones (behind Rosson-Spann), Barbara Bluhm, Barbara Hoffman (behind Bluhm), Kay Herring (holding Award), Carolyn Davis, Kathy Kasparek, Linda Tyler, Kathy Savag ...
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Updated January 18, 2013 9:43 AM • Photos
Dennis Reed, (R) owner of four Subways in the area, has opened his fifth store in Cottonwood Shores. Doors to the new store opened on February 27 in the old Zeke’s building. Pictured along with Reed are manager associates Terese Aquilar and Heather Noland. Stop by and welcome Mr. Reed to the area.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Updated January 18, 2013 9:43 AM • Photos
Marble Falls resident Steven Todd has recently announced that he is entering the race to be the next District Attorney by seeking the Republican Party Nomination for the 33rd/424th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. Currently, the Republican primary is scheduled for May 29, 2012. Todd has prosecuted Felony crimes as an Assistant District Attorney in all four counties included in the 33rd/424th district (Blanco, Burnet, Llano and San Saba), working in Oatman’s office from 2000 to 2007.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Updated February 29, 2012 6:49 PM • Photos
Thirteen musicians and an array of drums, swords, wooden flutes, shamisen (type of guitar), koto (horizontal harp), and flags, take the stage in contemporary costumes, blending athleticism with explosive drumming in an innovative choreographed production. TAO, the internationally acclaimed taiko drum troupe, will present an invigorating evening of entertainment at Champion High School Auditorium for the second performance of Boerne Performing Arts 2012 Series.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Updated February 29, 2012 6:48 PM • Photos
Recognized and award winning photographer Rama Tiru will present Bolivia in all of its magnificent color to Horseshoe Bay residents at the International Club’s 12:30 pot luck luncheon at Quail Point Lodge March 11th. Rama Tiru’s work has established her as a photographer and artist on 3 continents . In the US she has exhibited in New York, Austin, Houston, Dallas and her works are on display at The Austin Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Interior Design Gallery and as a part of other pe ...
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Posted February 29, 2012 • Photos
The Odeon Preservation Association in Mason presents Jazz at the Odeon with Kellye Gray Saturday March 17 at 7:00 PM. Kellye was recognized as one of the Austin Chronicle’s favorite singers and jazz groups. Kellye uses her powerful yet imaginative voice like an instrument within the ensemble. A true jazz vocalist, Kellye has the soul of Aretha, the heart of Ella and the cool of Miles. That being said, Kellye Gray is one-of-a-kind with a sound that is truly her own.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Posted February 29, 2012 • Photos
RE/MAX Horseshoe Bay Resort Sales Associate Shirl Thornton was honored with the RE/MAX Chairman’s Club Award at the RE/MAX of Texas Statewide Convention in Galveston this January. Shirl Thornton received this exclusive designation after closing over $21 million in real estate transactions in 2011, positioning her as the #5 top RE/MAX Producer in the state of Texas and #1 in the Austin Area Council. Shirl has worked diligently in delivering great service to her clients, and her production has ...
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Updated February 29, 2012 6:20 PM • Photos
Candidate Christi Craddock, Kathy Jones, President of the Star Republican Women, Candidate Rep. Warren Chism, and Candidate Becky Berger, who spoke to the Star Republican Women’s meeting February 21st at Quail Point in HSBay. These candidates are all running for the Texas Railroad Commission, filling the position now held by Elizabeth Ames Jones.
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Columns
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Posted February 29, 2012
Is the need to be frugal inherited or learned? I’ve always wondered. My mother’s family was well known, as my daddy would say, for being “tighter than Dick’s hatband.” My great grandfather Klutts would jack up his Model-T Ford and put blocks under each axel so that his tires were off the ground.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Updated February 29, 2012 6:10 PM
Regardless of who occupies the White House, people throughout the world recognize our President as the most influential person in the United States. International newspapers carry his photo and report on his policies, often leading their readers to believe his views are identical with those of the American people. To many nationals abroad he is the face of our nation. For years Walter Cronkite was the face of the CBS news department.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Posted February 29, 2012 • Photos
Hico’s location 110 miles from Horseshoe Bay makes it a perfect stop in the road on your way to Dallas or regions beyond. This tiny town (pronounced HI-ko) encompasses only 1.5 square miles and has a population near 1400, but a look around will explain why it has managed to survive the recent universal financial slump.
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Financial
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Posted February 29, 2012
As an investor, what are your goals? You can probably think of quite a few — but over the course of your lifetime, your objectives typically will fall into five key categories. And once you’re familiar with these areas, you can start thinking of what they’ll mean to you in terms of your financial and investment strategies. So, let’s take a look at each of these areas and see what they might entail for you: ·Preparing for retirement — With advances in health care and a greater aware ...
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, March 1, 2012 • Posted February 29, 2012
City of Horseshoe Bay, Texas On February 21, 2012 the City of Horseshoe Bay adopted Ordinance No. ORD 12-02-21G amending Chapter 4 Business Regulations by adding Article 4.06 Garage Sale Regulations and Amending the Home Occupation Regulations of Chapter 14 Zoning, Article 14.02 Zoning Ordinance, Section 14.02.403(e)(4) Home Occupation Regulations, Uses Prohibited as Home Occupations, to Eliminate the Reference to Garage Sales; Providing a Penalty for enforcement including a fine not exceeding ...
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Posted February 29, 2012 • Photos
Hazel Laverne Lacy, 94, of Horseshoe Bay, was called home to her heavenly Father on February 26, 2012. Born September 10, 1917 in Lexington, Oklahoma, Hazel was the daughter of Wiley & Pearl (Phillips) Boatright. Hazel graduated from Oklahoma City Business College. She and her husband operated a furniture store for many years.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 • Posted February 29, 2012
If you have an event you wish to publicize in our WGO column, please send your information to us by Tuesday of the week prior to the event. Please include your name and a phone number where you can be reached. Send your information to: beaconclassifieds @nctv.com attn: Mary Kay. Thursday, March 1 The Highland Lakes Birding and Wildflower Society will host guest speaker, Jean Nance, who will present the program “Useful Native Plants” at the Marble Falls Library at 9:30 am.