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  1. William Roy "Billy" TaylorRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Burnet Bulletin

    On November 3, 2018, after a short battle with cancer, William Roy "Billy" Taylor of Kingsland went to be with his Lord. The son of Herman "Red" and Carmen Taylor was born July 14, 1950, in Burnet and grew up in Bertram before moving to Missouri, marrying his beloved wife of 20 years, Wanda.

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  2. Phyllis Fulenwider McNellyRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... attended Sam Houston State University where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. In 1964, Phyllis married Bertram McNelly, Jr. They became the proud parents of three daughters, Melissa, Dana and Lara, and resided in Uvalde until 2003. ...

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  3. Bertram police chief facing DWI chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | KXAN-TV Austin

    This is the second arrest this month for James Jay Wilson, 53. There are few details surrounding the DWI, but jail records show he was arrested Wednesday. He was booked into the Burnet County Jail.

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  4. continue readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... back many years. The (33rd/424th Judicial District) chief investigator and I worked together in the 1980s," said Bertram Police Chief James Jay ("JJ") Wilson said in a phone interview Oct. 4. "We worked at the Houston Police Department back then. He ...

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  5. Bertram police chief faces felony perjury and misdemeanor oppression chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    The 424th Judicial District Grand Jury indicted Bertram Police Chief James Jay Wilson Oct. 2 on charges of felony aggravated perjury, felony misuse of official information and misdemeanor official oppression, court documents stated. The charges stemmed from three incident allegations in Burnet County in connection with a dispute over hay ownership, the release of criminal background information and a sworn statement in a drug-related arrest, according to the grand jury indictments.

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  6. Mary Margaret FryRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... top of her class in 1950 with a double major in English/education and business. Her first full-time teaching job at Bertram High School in Bertram, Texas, took her far from her native Piney Woods. It was there that she met her future husband, local ...

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  7. Dispute over hay bales leads to charges for Bertram police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Bertram Police Chief James Jay "JJ" Wilson turned himself into the Burnet County Jail Wednesday after a grand jury indicted him on charges stemming from a dispute over bales of hay. According to the grand jury indictment, Wilson, in his official role as police chief, dispossessed a man of his hay bales and threatened to tow his truck if he didn't turn over the bales of hay to a woman.

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

    Sep 19, 2018 | 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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  9. Grand jury indicts Salley for fatal wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | 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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  10. New SRO welcomedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | 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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  11. 2 jailed in connection to livestock 'boneyard' near Liberty HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | 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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  12. Opinions differ about closed boys' homeRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2018 | 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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  13. BCISD adopts 2018-19 budgetRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2018 | 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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