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9/14/2014 11:34:00 PM
KXAN
He was playing soccer on the Lake Travis Youth Association fields. Sunday, first responders held a class to educate parents, kids and anyone else interested to know how to save lives in such a crisis. Lakeway Parks and Recreation organized the event…

9/14/2014 3:33:00 AM
Kxan Blog
After the cleanup, join us at The Oasis on Lake Travis for the Volunteer Appreciation Party featuring free lunch, live music, Finley the Fish’s dance moves, kids’ activities, most unique object contest, and door prizes! To volunteer at the party…

9/9/2014 12:01:00 AM
KXAN
LAKE TRAVIS, Texas (KXAN) — The search is on for vandals who caused major damage to Lake Travis High School over the weekend. GOING IN-DEPTH // Harsher Penalties If three or more people are involved in tagging or spraying graffiti, prosecutors can…

9/8/2014 3:30:00 PM
FanSided
including winning back-to-back state titles with Lake Travis high school in 2008-2009 before taking the offensive coordinator job at Tulsa. He is one of the top assistants in the country who are destined to be head coaches somewhere soon. Other candidates…

9/5/2014 7:02:00 PM
Commercial Property Executive
Nearby Lake Travis offers an array of outdoor recreation including boating, swimming, fishing, zip lining, and specialty dining. A rooftop bar with glass enclosed lounge will offer besides the views of the Hill Country, on-site culinary opportunities…

9/4/2014 4:18:00 PM
Kxan Blog
CONSERVATION POOL LATEST ELEVATION DIFFERENCE (FT) (FT) (FT) LAKE AMISTAD 1117 1075.4 -41.6 MEDINA LAKE 1064.2 977.1 -87.1 CANYON LAKE 909 898.3 -10.7 LAKE GEORGETOWN 791 774.9 -16.1 LAKE BUCHANAN 1020 987.4 -32.6 LAKE TRAVIS 681 623.6 -57.4 RESTRICTIONS…

9/4/2014 4:15:00 PM
The Business Journal
See correction at end of article. A Houston-based entity has purchased the prime waterfront property that was formerly the Casa Lago Resort in Lago Vista, on the north side of Lake Travis. More than 10 years ago, the hotel was sold by the Internal Revenue…

9/4/2014 1:12:00 PM
The Business Journal
A Houston-based entity has purchased the prime waterfront property that was formerly the Casa Lago Resort in Lago Vista, on the north side of Lake Travis. More than 10 years ago, the hotel was sold by the Internal Revenue Service to investors who had…

9/2/2014 6:36:00 PM
State Impact
“In the last year or two the water that has come, when we’ve gotten rains storms, has not flowed into lake Travis,” she says. “Its been falling downstream of that. And because none of the lakes downstream of are operated to store water it means…

9/1/2014 6:14:00 PM
KXAN
“We just want to enjoy the Texas weather, clear sky, and clear water,” said Ally Abidin. The LCRA measured Lake Travis at just 35% full on Monday and stage 3 water restrictions will take effect if it deeps 30% or lower. But plenty of jet skis and boats…

9/1/2014 4:59:00 PM
KVUE
AUSTIN -- Ready for a fun day on a boat at Lake Travis, Jeff Jones and his family head down the long makeshift walkway to get to their boat rental. As the drought worsens, Jones notices less and less water in the lake. "This is definitely the lowest we've…

9/1/2014 3:05:00 PM
KEYE TV
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer and usually thousands celebrate on area lakes. But, the Texas drought is keeping some boaters away and making it harder to keep those who do show up safe. Deputy Alberto Luna sees a lot of problems when he looks…

8/29/2014 11:42:00 PM
Statesman
Waco Midway scored on five of six second-half possessions and held on to beat Lake Travis 38-30 Friday night. Ben Hicks connected with Devontre Stricklin for two second-half scores, including a 71-yarder with 1:39 to play to provide the final margin…

8/29/2014 9:05:00 AM
Culture Map Austin
“Steiner Ranch is a popular place to live for those who like to boat, because it’s right in between both [Lake Travis and Lake Austin], and has a private boat launch into Lake Austin,” says Stewart. “Lakeway is another popular spot for…

8/28/2014 11:26:00 PM
KXAN
Alexander Hermann was at the Lake Travis Youth Association Field of Dreams in Bee Cave when a bolt of lightning from a storm several miles away hit the field. The fields, which had been closed since the incident, reopened for practices on Thursday…

8/28/2014 8:08:00 PM
KSAT
"So many ramps (are) closed and the lakes that surround the area, like Lake Travis, their ramps are closed and people are having to travel to this lake and it's really the only one in the area that's really open," said McAnaul. McAnaul believes that due to…

8/28/2014 7:09:00 PM
TIME WARNER CABLE NEWS
It's a tale of two marinas on Lake Travis. Roland Adams manages both the Hurst Harbor Marina and the Crosswater Yacht Club. "Hurst Harbor was affected by the drought first, we had to move our main docks first," Adams said. Docks for that marina are now…

8/28/2014 5:14:00 PM
TIME WARNER CABLE NEWS
It's a tale of two marinas on Lake Travis. Roland Adams manages both the Hurst Harbor Marina and the Crosswater Yacht Club. "Hurst Harbor was affected by the drought first, we had to move our main docks first," Adams said. Docks for that marina are now…

8/27/2014 10:27:00 PM
forthoodsentinel.com
The gift shop at Lake Travis Zipline Adventures has snacks, shirts, shorts and other souvenirs to take home after a zipline adventure. Photo by Erin Rogers, Sentinel Leisure Editor Lake Travis Zipline Adventures takes zipliners on a five-line, three-hour…

8/27/2014 10:07:00 PM
Austin Chronicle
Lake Travis provides the city of Austin with its water supply for utilities and construction, and has been the most visibly drained by recent drought conditions of all the Highland Lakes. Lake Travis currently holds 393,264 acre-feet of water – just 35%…

8/27/2014 9:38:00 AM
WFAA-TV
TRAVIS COUNTY -- Three children are in the hospital after they were injured in a lightning strike at the Lake Travis Youth Association Field of Dreams in Bee Cave, near Austin, Tuesday. The children, 10 years old and younger, were at the field for their…

8/25/2014 8:43:00 PM
Culture Map Austin
One of Austin's most popular sandwich companies will soon serve its signature fare at an iconic Lake Travis location. On Monday, Noble Sandwich Co. announced that it will start serving a limited menu at Oasis, Texas Brewing Company on Labor Day weekend…

8/23/2014 8:27:00 PM
WFAA-TV
Two helicopters rushed water to the fire until late Saturday afternoon. They scooped water from nearby Lake Travis and a pond on the property. The fire eventually spread to about 30 acres, but endangered no houses or buildings. The land had been cleared…

8/23/2014 8:02:00 PM
KVUE
Two helicopters rushed water to the fire until about 4 p.m. Saturday. They took water from nearby Lake Travis and a pond on the property. The fire eventually spread to about 30 acres, but endangered no houses or buildings. The land had been cleared for a…

8/21/2014 7:42:00 PM
Brenham Banner-Press
The Cubettes fell to Smithson Valley, 15-25, 21-25 in the opener, Lake Travis (16-25, 23-25) in their second match and Tascosa in a three-setter (15-25, 25-14, 23-25) in the final game of the day…

8/21/2014 9:56:00 AM
Dallas News
is arrested on a DWI charge near Lake Travis. A jailhouse video shows her berating officers. April 19: Lehmberg pleads guilty and is sentenced to 45 days in jail. She serves about half that sentence. April 27: From jail, Lehmberg posts an open letter…

8/17/2014 3:41:00 PM
New American
The Daily Beast, unsurprisingly, provided a somewhat more salacious synopsis: The District Attorney in Travis County, Rosemary Lehmberg, was pulled over near Lake Travis, on April 13, 2013, found with an open bottle of vodka in her vehicle, and promptly…

8/15/2014 7:56:00 PM
Daily Beast
The District Attorney in Travis County, Rosemary Lehmberg, was pulled over near Lake Travis, on April 13, 2013, found with an open bottle of vodka in her vehicle, and promptly arrested. Lehmberg acted belligerently enough to be strapped into a restraining…

8/12/2014 11:07:00 AM
North Jersey
And in case you need more water, the whole set-up sits right on the edge of Lake Travis. Mobile users click here for video. The cost of the project? Jones values the pool at $3.2 million and monthly bills can reach $10,000, not counting staff for parties…

8/10/2014 4:40:00 PM
KVUE
AUSTIN -- Fire crews were dispatched to the 9100 Block of Sisk Lane for a reported fire Sunday. Responders found a fully involved house fire and a working wild-land fire. No one was inside the 1500 square foot structure w at the time of the fire…

8/10/2014 12:45:00 PM
KEYE TV
Lake Travis Fire and Rescue, Oak Hill Fire Department and Hays County Fire also responded. Austin Fire Department is reporting the fire under control as of 1:20 p.m. Occupants of the house evacuated safely. The cause remains unknown at this time…

8/6/2014 10:01:00 PM
forthoodsentinel.com
The iconic water tower at Oasis at Lake Travis in Austin welcomes guests as they walk across a bridge from the parking garage to the restaurant. Photo by Erin Rogers, Sentinel Leisure Editor Signs like this one point guests to the brewery from any area at…

8/6/2014 8:02:00 PM
My FOX Austin
The LCRA says their new program is making a difference and cutting down on people siphoning off water from Lake Travis. The LCRA says their stepped-up enforcement is paying off. They are now going after homeowners and businesses that are illegally…

8/6/2014 7:48:00 AM
Rivals Holie Haven
What Brewer hasn't seen a lot of, though, is the ball coming to him lining up under center. Playing in air-raid offenses at Lake Travis High School (TX) and Texas Tech, the last time he took a snap under center was in a win over Kansas last season---in…

8/5/2014 10:33:00 PM
The Daily Californian
Sok had gone to the Dallas area to intern for a technology company for the summer. While visiting Lake Travis on July 13 with co-workers, he and another man jumped in the water to cool off, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office…

8/5/2014 10:02:00 PM
Statesman
Lake Travis is presently some 52 feet below what is normally considered full, while Lake Buchanan is down about 30 feet. Some argue that the levels of lakes Buchanan and Travis should purposely be maintained well below full to serve as a flood cushion when…

8/1/2014 7:46:00 PM
KVUE
LCRA Water Enforcement KVUE On the shores of a shrinking Lake Travis, long, thin, white pipes pull water from the lake and deliver it to homeowners who often use it to water their lawns. "We really have to do a lot of due diligence, to make sure they are…

8/1/2014 7:20:00 PM
KXAN
BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Kristen Gillman completed a record-breaking victory Friday in the Junior PGA Championship, and Sam Burns won the boys’ division at Miramont. Gillman, the 16-year-old Austin player who has committed to Alabama, had a 5-under 66 for…

8/1/2014 5:47:00 PM
Statesman
Kristen Gillman’s dominating victory Friday at the Junior PGA Championship came with a pair of valuable perks. By virtue of her 11-shot triumph at Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Gillman — a junior-to-be at Lake Travis High School — guaranteed…

7/31/2014 2:24:00 PM
northforkvue.com
Turnquist Partners Realtors, Inc. (“Turnquist Partners”) and the Rotary Club of Lake Travis have announced the winner of the Turnquist Partners Excellence Award, which is a scholarship awarded each year to one student of Lake Travis High School…


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