Burnet County Newswire (Page 2)

Burnet County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Burnet County, TX. (Page 2)

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  1. Ebola meth? Police joke nets at least 1 drug arrestRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2016 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... issues that you have to consider before you use a sting," said Sonny McAfee, the district attorney for Burnet County, Texas, which is northwest of Austin. Mitch Bratton, the chief of the Grayson, Louisiana, police department, which posted a similar ...


  2. Woman Takes Her Drugs To Police To Have It Checked For Ebola... Arrested ImmediatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | WMTX-FM Tampa

    Chastity Hopson, was arrested and charged with possession of less than one gram of a controlled substance, according Burnet County jail records. She had noticed a fake story published on facebook that said "If you have recently purchased meth or heroin in Central Texas, please take it to the local police or sheriff department so it can be screened with a special device," the fake news story published said.


  3. Drug charges from Ebola hoax not the entire storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    This undated handout photo provided by the Burnet County Sheriff's Office shows Chasity Hopson. Hopson is charged with possession of less than 1 gram of a controlled substance.


  4. Police using 'Ebola meth' hoax to get users to turn themselves inRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    ... issues that you have to consider before you use a sting," said Sonny McAfee, the district attorney for Burnet County. Mitch Bratton, the police chief in Grayson, La., which posted a similar item on Facebook, said several people did call to find out ...


  5. Crash reconstruction on Highway 281 in Burnet County.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Drivers who plan on going through Burnet County on Highway 281 should be prepared for some possible delays around 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22. The Department of Public Safety will have crews in the area of Highway 281 and Park Road 4, which is inbetween Marble Falls and Burnet. Authorities will be reconstructing two crashes and while the highway won't be completely closed, drivers are asked to find an alternate route.


  6. Rising Lake Buchanan brings new concerns for residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... farmers again." A lawn ornament twirls in the wind beside a nearly full Lake Buchanan on March 14, 2016, in Burnet County. Gauging the lake levels, weather and other factors, LCRA leaders have agreed to release up to 202,000 acre-feet of water from ...


  7. Lake Travis nearly fullRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    The 65-mile-long reservoir on the Colorado River in Travis and Burnet counties is at 99 percent capacity as of Monday, just one foot below what's considered full.


  8. Lake Travis nearly full for first time in 6 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    The 65-mile-long reservoir on the Colorado River in Travis and Burnet counties is at 99 percent capacity as of Monday, just one foot below what's considered full and a far cry from levels that plummeted with a persistent drought over the past decade. Boater Jim Pilotto tells Austin television station KVUE he's seen more work on the lake now, more people coming out and more people buying boats.


  9. Two Arrested in Illegal Hunting CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | KCEN

    ... Adams and Shelly Dannhaus were arrested for hunting without landowner consent. A search warrant of a home in Burnet County in late January resulted in the seizure of nine sets of antlers and other hunting equipment allegedly used by the pair. Adams ...


  10. Authorities seeking help find three stolen ATVsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Burnet Bulletin

    Burnet County Sheriff's Office, Texas Auto Theft Task Force and Crime Stoppers are asking for the public's help in solving a theft which occurred on a hunting lease off TX 29 east of Burnet. Sometime between Wednesday, Feb. 10 and Thursday, Feb. 18, unknown suspects took three ATV ; a camouflage colored 2003 Kawasaki Mule with a dump bed, a green 2005 Kawasaki 4x4 Prairie 360 and a camouflage colored 2009 Kawasaki 4x4 Prairie 360 with a deer feeder attached to the back.


  11. Early voter turnout upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Burnet Bulletin

    As of Monday morning, 2,288 ballots have been cast by early voters, -951 of those being at the Marble Falls Annex, 841at the Burnet County Courthouse and 493 by mail. "It's a better turnout than the last two primaries we have had," said Doug Ferguson, Burnet County Elections Administrator.


  12. 'Super well' strikes fear into hearts of Burnet County ranchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Burnet Bulletin

    The Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District Board of Directors took action Friday, Feb. 19, to protect both business interests and county residents by approving a 'super well' in central Burnet County. In a unanimous vote, the board issued a 30-day emergency permit to allow Capitol Aggregates to operate a "super well" while awaiting data that would show how the water draw would affect Burnet County residents and property owners.


  13. One arrested following FM 3509 wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Burnet Bulletin

    No one was injured but one man was arrested at the scene of a three-car collision at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 3509 and County Road 116B on Monday afternoon, Feb. 22. Texas DPS Troopers took one man into custody following the wreck between a silver Dodge Caravan, cargo truck, and what was thought to be a camouflage Chevy Blazer. The accident occurred at about 3:15 p.m. Burnet County Sheriff's Deputies on scene said the man arrested, who was driving the Chevy Blazer, was at fault in the collision.


  14. Landlord accused of attempting to sexually assault tenantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Burnet Bulletin

    Lanny Leon Lindsey, 61, was indicted on two charges of sexual assault, a second degree felony, following a Burnet County Sheriff's Office investigation of allegations made in October. Burnet County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Joe Canady said a woman in her early 20s called dispatch on Oct. 6 and said Lindsey had tried to sexually assault her.


  15. BHS alumni dies in fiery crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Burnet Bulletin

    Burnet High School 2014 graduate Jamal Brown died from injuries sustained in a fiery crash around 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, just south of Park Road 4 on US 281. "It was a horrible accident and we are thinking about the family and all involved," said Joey Canady, chief deputy of the Burnet County Sheriff's Office.


  16. in Re: Thomas Allen SimonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | FindLaw

    Relator Thomas Allen Simon has filed a petition for writ of mandamus and for writ of prohibition seeking to vacate an order of the 424th District Court of Burnet County rescinding a prior order disqualifying the District Attorney and his staff from prosecuting the underlying criminal case against Simon. a With his petition, Simon has filed a motion for temporary relief seeking a stay of the underlying proceedings.


  17. Burnet Co. house fire yields extensive damagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Burnet Bulletin

    Although no one was harmed when a Burnet County residence caught fire Friday evening, Feb. 12, the structure burned to the ground. By the time Burnet County Sheriff's Office deputies were the first on the scene at about 5:45 p.m. the mobile home residence was fully engulfed in flames.


  18. Asbestos removal okayed for elections siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Burnet Bulletin

    In a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 9, commissioners approved funding for asbestos testing and removal from the building, which would cost roughly $11,000, as well as the purchase of the building for $88,504.88, for a total of around $100,000, "With the testing and removal, it will still be way below the appraised value," Burnet County Judge James Oakley said. The appraised value he reported at a previous meeting was $114,000.


  19. In Central Texas House Race, Candidates Disagree on SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Texas Tribune

    At a recent Republican forum in the Sun City community here, state Rep. Marsha Farney responded to a question about GOP House Speaker Joe Straus with a full-throated defense of the leader some conservatives view as too moderate. "I think it's unbelievable how people have maligned Joe Straus," Farney said at the Feb. 4 event.


  20. 7 killed in 3 days in Central Texas traffic crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A Burnet county crash killed one person Friday on U.S. 281. The crash occurred around 6:30 p.m. near South Park Road 4, between Burnet and Marble Falls.