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

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Burnet Bulletin

    Sales tax distributions for Burnet for the month of September are up more than two percent above last year's total as the city sees continued economic growth from its retail sector. All cities in Burnet County experienced sales tax growth this month, with four cities all seeing double-digit percentage hikes.

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

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Burnet Bulletin

    Following two roadway deaths on Texas 29, a Leander man will face criminal negligent homicide and manslaughter charges, according to court documents. Mark David Salley, 56, is scheduled to be arraigned in connection with the charges at 9 a.m. on Sept.

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  3. New SRO welcomedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Burnet Bulletin

    The Burnet CISD Board of Trustees welcomes new School Resource Officers to the district at the Sept. 17 board meeting.

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  4. 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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  5. BCISD adopts 2018-19 budgetRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Burnet Bulletin

    Burnet Consolidated Independent School District trustees adopted a nearly $30.19 million general fund budget at Monday's regular school board meeting. The new general fund budget calls for $32.39 million in revenue, including $27.22 million at the local level through property taxes, which will create a general fund surplus of $2.2 million.

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

    Jul 31, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    After criminal investigations resulted in the raid of a ministerial boys' home last week, details emerging about the ministry and those who run it are only leading to more questions. The Joshua Home in the 2500 block of Farm to Market Road 243 is under investigation by local and state authorities over allegations of "abuse, neglect, labor violations, fraud, licensing violations and human trafficking," stated a Burnet County Sheriff's Department release on Wednesday.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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    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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  10. 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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  11. PEC celebrates grand opening of new district officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    Pedernales Electric Cooperative officials had a proverbial "Chamber of Commerce day" Wednesday, June 27, as they celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting for the new Marble Falls district office on US 281. Patti Zinsmeyer, executive director of Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce, welcomed a large crowd to the facility to see up close what she called "a grand addition to Marble Falls and the Hill Country."

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  12. Clayton D. LesterRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    Clayton D. Lester, 95, passed away on July 1, 2018. A graveside service was held Tuesday, July 3, at Mt.

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  13. Burnet County mourns loss of Constable Jimmy BallardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    Burnet County Precinct 3 Constable Jimmy Ballard died early Monday, July 2, after losing a two-year fight with cancer and being removed from life support late Sunday. He was 57. "Jimmy passed away this morning," said Burnet County Sheriff's Capt.

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  14. Abducted children found; mother faces chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    A biological, non-custodial mother who abducted her children from Bertram Elementary School faces felony charges in Burnet County after her May 22 arrest. Tekecha Milena Quinonce, 29, turned herself into the Houston Police Department and is expected to be returned to Burnet County to face a charge of interfering with child custody, a state jail felony punishable by up to two years in a state jail if convicted.

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  15. Storms bring destructive power to countyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    A Tuesday evening storm pummeled Burnet County as straight-line winds left destruction in their wake and heavy rain flooded Hill Country roadways. The raging storm hit the northern section of Burnet County at about 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, and seemed to come out of the blue to many residents, especially those located near Bertram and the surrounding area.

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  16. Ernest Calvin NewtonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    Ernest Calvin Newton peacefully passed away Wednesday morning, May 2, 2018, at the age of 96, surrounded by his loving family. Ernest was born on March 15, 1922, in Tomega .

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  17. Warden elected mayor in Bertram; 16 of 17 Burnet propositions approvedRead the original story

    May 9, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    Bertram City Councilman Adam Warden will become the next mayor of Bertram, while Jane Scheidler joins Kim Klose on the City Council in final but unofficial results from the Saturday, May 5, election. In Burnet, voters approved 16 of 17 proposed City Charter amendments on the ballot, most by a very healthy margin.

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    May 5, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    City Councilman Adam Warden will become the next mayor of Bertram, while Jane Scheidler joins Kim Klose on the City Council in final but unofficial election results from Saturday's municipal election. On the same day as the famed Kentucky Derby, Warden, who did not seek re-election to his City Council seat, took a 19-10 lead in absentee and early voting and then coasted to victory on Election Day, winning by a 92-30 margin over Danielle Armknecht.

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  19. Betty "Lucille" Knox AllenRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    Betty "Lucille" Knox Allen passed from this world on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in the presence of her beloved sons who were the joy of her life. She lived an abundant life, fully appreciating the gifts that God gave her.

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  20. Frank Beauford Rowney Jr.Read the original story

    Apr 25, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    Frank Beauford Rowney Jr. was born January 9, 1933 at home in Bertram, Texas, the only son to Frank and Clara Rowney. At the time, he was the largest baby born in Burnet County, weighing 12 pounds, 12 ounces, and could possibly still hold the record.

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