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Burnet punter to play for SMU; aims to find cure for Alzheimer’s

By becoming a college kicker, he follows in the footsteps of Burnet’s Austin Moore, who played at Texas State University last year, and Ross Evans, who played for Texas Christian University. Melvin said he learned how to have the proper mindset and ...

Small Plane Crashes, Burns On Texas Highway; Pilot Survives

The crash happened at around 2 p.m. Thursday on Texas 71, between U.S. 281 and Farm Road 2147 near Horseshoe Bay, about 40 miles northwest of Austin. Burnet County Precinct 4 Commissioner Joe Don Dockery said the pilot was forced to land on the highway ...

FIRST ALERT: Strong storms move into South Texas

A strong line of thunderstorms continued to make its way from the Texas Hill Country into San Antonio metropolitan ...
Counties in the Flash Flood Watch area include Bandera, Bexar, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Comal, Dimmit, Fayette, Frio, Edwards, Gillespie ...

Flash flood watch issued for storm-ravaged Central Texas, including San Antonio, Austin, San Marcos

RELATED: Search, relief efforts continue in Wimberley for Central Texas flood victims The flash flood watch for Burnet, Williamson, Kendall, Blanco, Hays, Travis, Bastrop, Lee, Medina, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Caldwell, Fayette, Maverick, Zavala ...

Texas A&M’s Gary Blair slips during Texas Rangers first pitch, delivers strike

Blair says he was an alternate bat boy who “never got a chance” because “the real bat boy never got sick” at Burnet Field in the Dallas area. He was on hand to throw out the first pitch as part of “Texas A&M Night” at Globe Life Park in Arlington.

Village of Gleannloch Farms resident turns 106

She also taught voice at Bacone College in Muskogee, Oklahoma and was a choir director at the First Christian School after moving to Burnet, Texas. In 1933 she married Rex Ryan and had two daughters, Dr. Charlton Ryan and Patricia “Pat” Williams.

People of ATX: Rebecca Gaddy & Daisy

For the price of a cup of coffee a...
9:00 AM - 6:00 PMCarry The Load Memorial Day March The Austin Memorial March is a 20.15 mile march at Reveille Peak Ranch in Burnet, TX. Everyone is invited to participate. Carry The Load provides an opportunity to ...

Severe weather hits Central Texas

Update* 4:31 pmTornado Watch extended until 10 pm for Lampasas, Bell, Milam, Burnet, Williamson, Travis, Lee, Blanco, Hays, Bastrop, Caldwell and Fayette Counties. *Update* Flash Flood Warning for Travis and Williamson County in TX until 7:00pm Monday.

Update: Silver Alert discontinued for Central Texas elderly man

Police in Burnet, TX issued a statewide alert in their search for Homer Alverne Feild, who is diagnosed with a cognitive impairment. The 78-year-old was last seen just before 4 p.m. today driving a dark tan 2004 4-door Dodge Ran 1500 with Texas license ...

Silver Alert discontinued for Burnet man

BURNET, Texas – Authorities have discontinued a Silver Alert for a Burnet man diagnosed with a cognitive impairment. Burnet police were looking for Homer Alverne Feild, 78, who was last seen shortly before 4 pm. Monday in Burnet driving a dark tan 2004 ...

TOFU WITH DRIED TOMATOES SAUCE AND ARUGULA AND BURNET (VEGAN RECIPE) - Tofu con salsa di pomodori secchi e pimpinella e rucola

Ingredients for 4 people: 500 grams of tofu 16 sun-dried tomatoes 1 bunch of fresh arugula 1 teaspoon dried tarragon 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon chives 2 sprigs of pimpernel oil, salt. preparation:…

Chi’Lantro New Burnet Location!

I was so excited to finally get to go out and try Chi’Lanro Korean Barbeque. I have been dying to try some of their loaded kimchi fries that have been filling up my instagram feed. I just couldn’t pas…

In a Vase on Monday: Ticket to the Moon

The flowers in my Monday vase this week look as though they are reaching up for the sky, or with those moon daisies should I say the moon, which is why this song came to mind… ;-) (If you are as o…

RISOTTO WITH STRACCHINO, MUSHROOMS AND BURNET - Risotto allo stracchino, funghi e pimpinella

Ingredients for 4 people: 320 grams of rice Carnaroli 200 grams of mushrooms champignons 250 grams of soft cheese half a glass of white wine Arneis 1.5 liters of vegetable broth 1 shallot 20 grams of …

Counter-Lust in Austin: A Seductive New Dining Spot in Texas

No Tables. No Servers. No Tipping. Let’s see, where have I been? Monday, it was in San Francisco. Tuesday, back in Dallas. Wednesday? Houston. And Thursday found me in Austin, Texas. Hopping around …

ashelypeifer: weee! (at The Burnet Art Gallery)

ashelypeifer: weee! (at The Burnet Art Gallery)

Get Ready for the Burnet County Fair

Summer is the season for fair food, friends and family. You can have all that and more in Burnet this summer. Stay at Big Chief RV Resort and unwind under the summer sun. The Burnet County Area Fair …

Photo: Street flooding in Burnet County, Texas – @foxaustin

Photo: Street flooding in Burnet County, Texas – @foxaustin Readmore…

Hoover’s Valley Cafe in Burnet, Texas.

HOOVER’S VALLEY CAFE IN BURNET, TEXAS. Address: 7203 Park Road 4  Burnet, Texas. Phone #:  512-715-9574 Facebook Page      Hoover’s Valley Cafe is conveniently located on scenic Park Road 4 near I…

GNOCCHI WITH PESTO OF OLIVES, BASIL AND BURNET - Gnocchi al pesto di olive e basilico con pimpinella

Ingredients for 4 people:700 grams of potato dumplings60 grams of stoned olives for the pesto of basil:30 grams of basil leaves1 teaspoon of pine nutshalf a tablespoon of grated cheese1 spichcio garli…


Domestic violence in BURNET TEXAS

Does your partner ever….

> Embarrass you with put-downs?

> Control what you do, who you see or talk to or where you go?

> Look at you or act in ways that scare you?

> Push you, slap you, choke you or hit you?

> Stop you from seeing your friends or family members?

> Control the money in the relationship? Take your money or Social Security check, make you ask for money or refuse to give you money?

> Make all of the decisions?

> Tell you that you’re a bad parent or threaten to take away your children?

> Prevent you from working or attending school?

> Act like the abuse is no big deal, deny the abuse or tell you it’s your own fault?

> Destroy your property or threaten to kill your pets?

> Intimidate you with guns, knives or other weapons?

> Attempt to force you to drop criminal charges?

> Threaten to commit suicide, or threaten to kill you?

If you answered ‘yes’ to even one of these questions, you may be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship. Don’t hesitate to chat or call to 1-800-799-SAFE if anything you read raises a red flag about your own relationship or that of someone you know.

For over 17 years, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence. With the help of our dedicated advocates and staff, we respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year.

We provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Our database holds over 5,000 agencies and resources in communities all across the country. Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and our Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages.

The Hotline is an excellent source of help for concerned friends, family, co-workers and others seeking information and guidance on how to help someone they know. We work to educate communities all over through events, campaigns, and dynamic partnerships with companies ranging from The Avon Foundation to Verizon. Today, The Hotline is continuing to grow and explore new avenues of service.




The situation of health coverage in in BURNET TEXAS

1. After five years of the Affordable Care Act, more than 16 million people have health coverage.

That's more people than the populations of New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago combined. This number includes parents who can finally afford to take their kids to the doctor, families who no longer risk losing their homes or savings because someone becomes ill, and young people who are now free to pursue their dreams without worrying about losing access to health care. 

With millions of people getting covered, the uninsured rate for non-elderly adults has dropped by 35% since October 2013. “The Affordable Care Act is working,” President Obama said after hearing the news that millions of Americans had signed up and gotten covered. “And I'll tell you, everywhere I go around the country, I'm meeting inpiduals who come up and thank me. How passionate they are about the difference it's made in their lives, it really reminds me why we do all of this." 

2. Medicaid is helping millions.

The Affordable Care Act allows states to expand eligibility for Medicaid, and 28 states and the District of Columbia have done so. Across all 50 states, there are 11.2 million additional Americans enrolled in Medicaid compared to a baseline period in the fall of 2013.

While not every state expanded Medicaid, those that did are seeing especially strong coverage gains. In Medicaid expansion states, the uninsured rate among families with incomes below 138 percent of the federal poverty line declined by 13 percentage points, nearly double the decline in non-expansion states.

3. Those with pre-existing conditions can no longer be denied health insurance.

Prior to the Affordable Care Act, health insurance companies could deny you coverage or charge you more because of a health problem that you had prior to applying for insurance. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, health insurance companies can’t refuse to cover you just because you have a pre-existing condition and they can’t close you out of coverage by charging you more than someone who doesn’t have a pre-existing condition.

This key provision means that up to 129 million Americans with pre-existing conditions are no longer at risk of being denied coverage. This includes the parents of over 17.6 million children with pre-existing conditions who no longer have to live with that worry. 

4. The uninsured rate for young Americans is at its lowest point since at least 1997.

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the uninsured rate for young Americans has declined by more than 40 percent over the past five years. Since 2010, more than 5 million young adults have gained coverage.  This includes 2.3 million young adults who have gained coverage by being able to stay on their parent's health plan. Under the Affordable Care Act, young adults can stay on their parent’s coverage until age 26. With all that can happens in a young person's life, this provision helps ensure that those who are just starting out in college and work careers can plan with the assurance that they have access to quality and affordable coverage. 

5. Americans no longer have lifetime and annual limits on their coverage.

The Affordable Care Act has lifted the lifetime health benefit caps for 105 million Americans. Previously, many plans set a lifetime limit on how much they would spend for your covered benefits during the entire time you were enrolled in their plan. If you went over, you’d be paying out of pocket. Annual limits also constrained families and inpiduals by restricting how much they could receive per year. That's not how it should be. That’s why the Affordable Care Act prohibits health plans from putting annual or lifetime dollar limits on most benefits. 

These are just five of the core ways in which the Affordable Care Act has helped Americans get quality, affordable health care. See for yourself: Click here to meet inpiduals who have benefited from health care, read their stories, and then pass them on so others can see what getting covered -- and staying covered -- means. 


What do you think about "clemency" being aplied to criminals in BURNET TEXAS?

Based on its commitment to address issues of injustice in judgment, President Obama awarded 22 commutations today people serving time in a federal prison. If they had been condemned by the current laws and policies, many of these people would have already served his time and paid his debt to society.Because many were convicted under a regime of obsolete sentence served years - in some cases more than a decade - more than individuals convicted today for the same offense.

In total, 22 commutations granted today underscore the President´s commitment to use all the tools at their disposal to achieve greater justice and fairness in our justice system. We further demonstrate how the exercise of this important Instituition can remedy imbalances and correct errors in judgment. Added to its previous 21 commutations, the President has granted 43 switches in total. To put the actions of President Obama in context, President George W. Bush commuted 11 convictions in his eight years in office.

To further this progress, the President has established a leniency to encourage people who were convicted under laws and policies obsolete switch request initiative. In his address, major reforms have followed, including the enactment of new criteria for potential candidates switching to satisfy even those who pose no danger to public safety, have a clean record in prison, and have been convicted in out of date laws. The Department of Justice has raised awareness about applying switching to ensure that each federal prisoner who believe are worthy of this second invaluable opportunity have the opportunity to ask for it.

Emphasizing the responsibility that brings a switchover, the President wrote a letter to each of the 22 people who received clemency today, recognizing its potential to overcome the mistakes they made and encourage them to make good decisions moving forward.

While today´s announcement represents a major advance, there is more work to delante.La Administration will continue to work to thoroughly review all requests for clemencia.Y while switching is an important tool for those seeking justice and equity in our criminal justice system, it is almost always an option of last resort, which comes after a long trial and years behind bars. That is why President Obama is committed to working with Democrats and Republicans in sensible to our criminal justice system aimed give judges greater discretion over mandatory minimum sentencing reforms. As the Department of Justice has pointed out, sometimes mandatory minimum sentences have resulted in more severe penalties for nonviolent drug offenders that many violent offenders and are not necessary for processing at this level.

Now, a major reform became law. In 2010, the President signed the Fair Sentencing Act, which reduced the disparity in the amounts of powder cocaine and crack need for the imposition of mandatory minimum sentences. The President is encouraged by the bipartisan support for improving our criminal justice system, including the promise of legislation to implement front-end changes in sentencing.It also supports bipartisan efforts to provide back-end support through education and work better training for those currently incarcerated and reforming our juvenile justice system to build on the significant reductions in the number Youth held in secure facilities.

Ensuring fairness in our criminal justice system will require ongoing efforts to invest in the types of programs that help prevent individuals turning to crime, such as education and employment, as well as changes in our sentencing laws to ensure that the punishment really fit the crime. As we work to make those improvements, the President will continue to use its authority leniency in certain cases where justice, fairness and proportionality so require, and give eligible and worthy people who have paid their debt to society the opportunity contribute in the sense ways. [7]


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