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  1. Burnet, Bertram sales tax revenues jumpRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... from its retail sector. All cities in Burnet County experienced sales tax growth this month, with four cities (Bertram, Granite Shoals, Horseshoe Bay and Cottonwood Shores) all seeing double-digit percentage hikes. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar ...

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  2. Grand jury indicts Salley for fatal wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... to a 33rd Judicial District Grand Jury indictment. Two people - Dena Kolb, 52, of Burnet and Pamela Stewart, 56 of Bertram - died in a three-car collision during an early morning commute Oct. 2, 2017 about five miles east of Bertram. According to ...

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  3. New SRO welcomedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... president Andy Feild, trustee Robby Robertson, trustee Suzanne Brown and secretary Earl Foster. Back row, are Bertram Police Chief JJ Wilson, Officers Walton Cotton, Christine Cummings, Brandon Bertelson, Courtney Raney, Jeff Morris, and BCISD ...

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  4. 2 jailed in connection to livestock 'boneyard' near Liberty HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... County Sheriff's Livestock Unit to a 180-acre property in the 19000 block of West State Highway 29 - in between Bertram and Liberty Hill - where deputies found a "boneyard" of nine cow carcasses. Thirty-five cows, a bull and 46 calves were seized ...

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  5. Opinions differ about closed boys' homeRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Burnet Bulletin

    Following the investigation of a religious boys' home in Bertram, statements of personal experiences with the home have been mixed. Mandy Dillinger of Cosseta, Georgia, said her 14-year-old stepson, Jacob, was placed in Joshua Home in Pineville, Missouri by his biological mother after the family lost his father last year.

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  6. BCISD adopts 2018-19 budgetRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... areas such as US 281 near Burnet Middle School and Burnet High School; Texas 29 and Ranch-to-Market Road 243 near Bertram Elementary School; and RM 963 near RJ Richey and Shady Grove Elementary. Consent agenda items approved by the Board at the ...

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  7. Ex-gay conversion pastor raided for a second time over human...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | The Raw Story

    ... labor, but he has somehow eluded jail time. During the July 25 raid on the Joshua Home facility in the tiny town of Bertram, investigators from four Texas agencies took away eight boys aged 10-17 - all of whom were from out of state. The school was ...

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  8. Bertram boys' home has long history of dubious activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... Charles Kennedy told the Burnet Bulletin he assisted Texas Rangers with the investigation of the new facility in Bertram before he claimed the Texas Attorney General called the Rangers off the case. He has investigated ministerial children's homes ...

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  9. Dozens of emaciated cows found on property near Liberty HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A July 18 complaint about neglected cattle led the Williamson County Sheriff's Livestock Unit to a 180-acre property west of Liberty Hill, where deputies found a "boneyard" of nine cow carcasses. Deputies returned to a nearby property in the 19000 block of West State Highway 29 - in between Bertram and Liberty Hill - on Tuesday, finding seven cows that were sick and emaciated, including one that was trapped under a barbed wire fence and lacked the strength to stand.

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  10. Boys removed from Texas boarding homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    BURNET, Texas - A Central Texas sheriff says eight boys have been removed from a boarding home as investigators determine whether they were illegally used as labor for a lawn care service and moving company. Burnet County Sheriff Calvin Boyd said during a news conference Friday that investigators had received reports of abuse, human trafficking and other allegations at the Joshua Home near Bertram, northwest of Austin.

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  11. Boys removed from Texas boarding home amid abuse claimsRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2018 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A Central Texas sheriff says eight boys have been removed from a boarding home as investigators determine whether they were illegally used as labor for a lawn care service and moving company. Burnet County Sheriff Calvin Boyd said during a news conference Friday that investigators had received reports of abuse, human trafficking and other allegations at the Joshua Home near Bertram, northwest of Austin.

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  12. Burnet County boys home raided following allegations of abuse, human trafficking: OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | KCEN

    The Burnet County Sheriff's Office, along with several other agencies, raided a Bertram residential home for "troubled boys" as part of an investigation into a number of allegations, including abuse. A nonprofit organization called Joshua Home Ministries managed the property, which is located on West FM 243.

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  13. Llano County organization not affiliated with Bertram boys homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    While an investigation into a Bertram-based "residential home for troubled boys" continues, a Llano County organization is making sure people know they are in no way affiliated with the group home. The confusion has come about due to the similarities in the names of the two organizations.

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  14. 8 boys removed from youth home after allegations of human trafficking, abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... human trafficking," the sheriff's office said . The Joshua Home Ministries is in the 2500 block of FM 243 West, near Bertram - which is about an hour north of Austin. The sheriff's office said that "information and evidence uncovered during the ...

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  15. Eight juvenile males removed from Joshua HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    Eight juvenile males were removed from the Joshua Home near Bertram Wednesday after an investigation into allegations of abuse, neglect, labor violations, fraud, licensing violations, and human trafficking, the Burnet County Sheriff's Office reported today. During the past several weeks, investigators and officials from many state and local agencies conducted joint investigations into the Joshua Home, which purports to be a residential home for troubled boys and which is affiliated with a nonprofit organization known as The Joshua Home Ministries.

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  16. Boys removed from Joshua Home in Burnet Co. amid abuse allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    BURNET COUNTY, Texas The sheriff of a rural Missouri town says he contacted law enforcement officials about 550 miles away in Texas to give them a heads-up about a nonprofit that was likely relocating to its county. Now, just one month after making that call, Burnet County officials say they've removed eight boys from Joshua Home, near Bertram, following a multi-agency investigation into allegations of abuse, neglect, labor violations, fraud, licensing violations and human trafficking.

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  17. continue readingRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    After holding a workshop concerning a budgeting shortfall for the Hill Country Humane Society, Burnet City Council voted to donate $25,000 to the animal shelter to help cover expenses for the 2018 fiscal year at their regular meeting held Tuesday, July 10. The HCHS, located 9150 Ranch Road 1431 in Buchanan Dam, operates with assistance from Burnet and Llano counties, as well as the cities of Burnet, Bertram, Horseshoe Bay, and Sunrise Beach as resources and operations are costly. The $25,000 donation will bring the total amount of funds provided by the City of Burnet to about $58,000 for fiscal year 2018.

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  18. Commissioners increase funding to Hill Country Humane SocietyRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    Burnet County commissioners voted 4-0, with one abstention, to give an extra $25,000 to the Hill Country Humane Society to help offset expenses for fiscal year 2018 during a regular court meeting Tuesday. Burnet County contracts with the Hill Country Humane Society in Buchanan Dam to provide animal shelter services, as does Llano County and the cities of Burnet, Bertram, Horseshoe Bay and Sunrise Beach.

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  19. PEC celebrates grand opening of new district officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... 1,800 miles of electric line," Pataki said. "That was right here in Burnet County. The first meters were set in Bertram, not too far from here. This is a very historic part of our territory and we are very proud that, in this monumental year, we can ...

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  20. Clayton D. LesterRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... S. Patton. He courageously earned the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. Upon his discharge, he returned to the Bertram Area where he worked for Burnet County Precinct 3 for a short time then spent nearly 70 years as a rancher. Mr. Lester was well ...

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