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  1. Sales tax revenue down for Burnet, BertramRead the original story

    Friday Nov 16 | Burnet Bulletin

    Sales tax collections in Burnet and Bertram experienced a downward trend this month, though the county's other four cities all reported sales tax growth, and five of six cities in the county have total sales tax distributions above last year's pace. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he is sending cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $817 million in local sales tax allocations for November, 5.4 percent more than in November 2017.

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  2. 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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  3. Phyllis Fulenwider McNellyRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Burnet Bulletin

    Phyllis was born July 28, 1943, the daughter of Leslie and Dorothy Piper Fulenwider. She is the youngest of their four children; her brothers are Les, Jr , Jerry, and Ralph.

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  4. continue readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Burnet Bulletin

    An embattled police chief has called a string of indictments, including perjury and official oppression charges, a "witch hunt" he believes stemmed from a dispute with a district attorney's office chief investigator who is a former Houston Police Department co-worker. "This goes back many years.

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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

    Mary Margaret Fry of Burnet passed away peacefully in Georgetown on Sept. 25, 2018, at the age of 88. Born Sept.

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

    Sep 19, 2018 | 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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  8. Grand jury indicts Salley for fatal wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | 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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  9. New SRO welcomedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | 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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  10. 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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  11. BCISD adopts 2018-19 budgetRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2018 | 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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  12. 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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  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. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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