Burnet County Newswire

Burnet County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Burnet County, TX.

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  1. Texas Tea-Licious getting a new nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Burnet Bulletin

    ... an entertainment venue along with great food, with the community," Trace Catlin said. The Catlin's are asking Burnet County residence to help come up with a new name that will fit the newly remodeled restaurant and help them make it their own. ...

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  2. Groundwater district lowers taxes, maintains revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Burnet Bulletin

    ... for adoption this year would need to be .0091 per $100 valuation. With the rise in property values across Burnet County, the lower rate, if adopted, would still bring in more income in the coming year, Shell explained. "It would bring in $475,000 ...

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  3. Burnet County sets sights on future, lowers tax rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Burnet Bulletin

    Burnet County Judge James Oakley said his plan for savings in this year's budget may result in future county office construction. In a meeting Tuesday, Aug. 25, the Burnet County Commissioners' Court approved a new budget and tax rate, and voted unanimously to dissolve the Burnet County Public Facility Corporation.

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  4. Bulldog Thunder due here Friday, SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Burnet Bulletin

    Thunder will be in the air this weekend, but it won't necessarily be the work of Mother Nature. Instead, it'll signify the return of the Fourth Annual Bulldog Thunder Truck and Tractor Pull at the Burnet County Fairgrounds.

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  5. Edgar Lee CrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Burnet Bulletin

    Also known to his friends as "Cossie," Ed was a native of Burnet County but lived in California from 1966-1988. Ed worked for many years at Warden Exxon in Burnet.

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  6. Man barricades himself in Burnet homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... male had barricaded himself in his home after allowing a female hostage to leave just a few hours prior. A Burnet County press release issued at 4:30 p.m. stated that Burnet Police Officers had responded to the home on Julie Street at 10:30 a.m. ...

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    Wednesday Aug 12 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... an auto-theft simulation Thursday morning, July 30, to educate drivers on just how quickly thieves can strike. Burnet County Sheriff's Office and Burnet Police Department officers assisted in a staged car theft at Stripes on 2501 South Water Street ...

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  8. Population Changes, Priorities Cause Woodlands to IncreaseRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Newswise

    ... almost entirely within the city limits of Lampasas, rural watersheds in Lampasas County and a portion of Burnet County, and the adjoining rural watersheds in Mills County. Joining Berg in this study were Dr. Bradford Wilcox, AgriLife Research and ...

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  9. $100M hospital opens in Central TexasRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | KRGV

    ... seeing its first patients this week. Baylor Scott & White Hill Country Region President Eric Looper says Burnet County historically has been a rural region but it's seeing steady growth that's drawing many retirees and others. Don McBeath with the ...

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  10. $100M hospital opens in Central TexasRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | KSWO

    ... seeing its first patients this week. Baylor Scott & White Hill Country Region President Eric Looper says Burnet County historically has been a rural region but it's seeing steady growth that's drawing many retirees and others. Don McBeath with the ...

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  11. Burnet, Llano counties unite in asking LCRA to hike Buchanan levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Burnet Bulletin

    Burnet County Judge James Oakley is working with the Lower Colorado River Authority to reevaluate Lake Buchanan water storage levels. In line with assurances made in his 2014 campaign, Oakley sought Burnet County Commissioners' Court approval last week to request the reevaluation of Lake Buchanan storage levels.

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  12. Local dog-sitting service, The Barking Garage, watches your pup while you shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | CultureMap

    ... it. I can't even run into the grocery store," said Traverse. She's from Oatmeal, a small town near Bertram in Burnet County. "A lot of times, I make a special trip back into town on a Saturday to run my errands just because my dogs would be safe," ...

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  13. Burnet Co. woman starts business that dog-sits for shoppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    ... from Oatmeal, a small town near Bertram, which is a slightly bigger small town 43 miles northwest of Austin in Burnet County. "A lot of times, I make a special trip back into town on a Saturday to run my errands just because my dogs would be safe," ...

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    Jul 30, 2015 | Burnet Bulletin

    Local law enforcement held an auto-theft simulation Thursday morning, July 30, to educate drivers on just how quickly a vehicle can be stolen. Members of the Heart of Texas Auto Theft Task Force joined with Burnet County Sheriff's Office and Burnet Police to simulate a car theft at Stripes on 2501 South Water Street on Thursday in honor of "Watch Your Car Month."

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  15. Alexander awake, in recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Burnet Bulletin

    Family and friends are rallying behind a Burnet County man and Burnet High School graduate who was seriously injured in a four-wheeler accident last week. Jerry Alexander, a 36-year-old from Hoover's Valley, sustained serious brain damage and broken bones after his 18-wheeler wrecked on CR 118 in the early morning hours of Sunday, July 19. He spent several days in a coma.

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  16. Kid's Day Out needs vendors for Sept. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Burnet Bulletin

    Organizers of the 11th Annual Burnet County Kid's Day Out is seeking vendors and sponsors for the Sept. 12 event.

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  17. Wet fall predicted as lake continue to restore levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... the north and east parts of the county have had over 25 inches of rainfall," Sodak said, adding that parts of Burnet County are between eight-12 inches above what would be considered normal year-to-date rainfall amounts. The Dallas/Fort Worth area ...

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  18. Elderly Woman Dies In Burnet House FireRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2015 | The Family Badge

    ELDERLY WOMAN LOSES LIFE IN BURNET COUNTY FIRE On Friday July 10, 2015, at approximately11:00 A.M., the Burnet County Sheriff's Office received report of a residential structure fire in the Community of Hoover Valley. Sheriff's Deputies, Fire Department Personnel, and Emergency Medical Services responded to the 700 block of Clen Oak Parkway.

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  19. There's a new reporter in town for Burnet BulletinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Burnet Bulletin

    Highland Lakes Newspapers has announced that a new, but familiar face has joined the Burnet Bulletin as its full-time reporter/photographer. Alexandria Randolph may already be familiar to many in the community as she has worked with Highland Lakes Newspapers covering Burnet County as a journalist based out of The Highlander for just over the past three years.

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  20. Residence of Hazel Etter in the 700 block of Clen Oak Parkway.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Burnet Bulletin

    An elderly woman was found dead after emergency responders were finally able to douse the fire that consumed her home in Hoover's Valley on Friday, July 10, Burnet County authorities said. The remains of Hazel Etter, 96, were discovered in the back of the home after her brick house was consumed by flames Friday morning.

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