Burnet County Newswire (Page 2)

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

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  1. Police: Burnet man attacks ex-girlfriend with vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Burnet Bulletin

    A Burnet man was arrested on a felony assault charge Monday, April 4 after police said he assaulted his ex-girlfriend with a vehicle. Lacy Kasner Pearson, Jr., 30, was arrested by Burnet Police on a Burnet County warrant of charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second degree felony.

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  2. Swim legend Tex Robertson's influence, altruism deserve recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Burnet Bulletin

    You would be hard pressed to find someone who had a greater impact on life in Burnet County in the past 60 years than Julian "Tex" Robertson. But the legacy and legend of Tex Robertson goes beyond his fame as a champion swimmer and swim coach to his innovation in the sport and his altruism for the people of the Texas Hill Country.

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  3. Go blue for children on FridayRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | Burnet Bulletin

    The Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards and its member board in Burnet County are observing Texas Go Blue Day in recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Thousands of Texans will wear blue, the official color of prevention, to show their support for children.

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  4. Ebola meth? Police joke nets at least 1 drug arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Kansas City Nursing News

    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.

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  5. Women dies in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Burnet Bulletin

    An elderly woman was found dead after emergency responders were able to extinguish the flames at her home on Valley Drive Monday, April 4. "She was in the home with her granddaughter when the fire started and her granddaughter was able to get out but she was not," said John Erskine, City of Burnet Fire Marshal. Around 8 a.m., Burnet County Sheriff office received a call about a structure fire at the 200 block of Valley Drive.

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  6. Texas Bluebonnets: The Flower of History and LegendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... photographers, and at the peak of bloom, festivals featuring the flower are held across Texas, including the Burnet County Bluebonnet Festival April 8-10. The bluebonnet was designated the official state flower of Texas in 1901, trumping the cotton ...

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  7. continue readingRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | Burnet Bulletin

    A tour of the historic Burnet County Jail will be included in a special meeting of two chapters of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas on Saturday, April 2. The Daughters of the Republic of Texas are descendants of people who lived in Texas before it became a state in 1846. They perpetuate the memory of those who achieved Texas independence, encourage historical research and promote celebration of Texas Honor Days.

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  8. Texas woman arrested after responding to hoax Facebook postRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Chastity Eugina Hopson, 29, was arrested Thursday and charged with possession of less than one gram of a controlled substance, according Burnet County jail records.

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  9. Incumbent Bastrop County Sheriff Terry PickeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... officer for almost 40 years, including military police on Fort Hood, the Copperas Cove Police Department, the Burnet County Sheriff's Office, the Travis County Sheriff's Office and as sheriff of Bastrop County. The county will appoint an interim ...

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  10. 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 ...

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  11. 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.

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  12. 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.

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  13. 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 ...

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  14. 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.

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  15. 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 ...

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  16. 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.

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  17. 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.

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  18. 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 ...

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  19. 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.

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  20. 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.

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