April 1 , 2017

Storm Possible Tornado - Point Venture TX (April 1 2017)

by "The Point"

On Sunday morning around 9:30 am a storm hit Point Venture TX. Some recorded 78 mph winds coming from the west then immediately shifting to the east at 64mph. A waterspout was recorded in Bee Creek headed towards Point Venture Park.

National Weather Service Investigating Possible Tornado in Point Venture

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Nov 11 , 2016

Spot Crime - Point Venture TX (Nov 1 - Nov 11 2016)

by SpotCrime

11/06/2016 05:59 PM
186XX BUCKHORN CIR
FAMILY DISTURBANCE

11/4/16 12:09 PM
5XX S VENTURE BLVD
THEFT OF TRAILER

11/03/2016 04:38 AM
188XX VENTURE DR
FAMILY DISTURBANCE

11/01/2016 08:37 AM
185XX STAGHORN DR
THEFT

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Nov. 5 2016

Fatal Crash 1800 Block Of 1431

by "The Point"

A head-on collision occurred in the 18000 block of FM 1431 near Vista Rock Drive near Leander Saturday morning around 10:40 a.m..

The crash left one man in his 30's dead and sent three others to the hospital.

Incident Commander Battalion Chief with ESD #1, says the man in his 30s was driving westbound when crossed over two lanes of traffic into the eastbound lanes, hitting a mini van head on.

A man, woman and child were traveling in the minivan. The man and woman were taken Round Rock Medical Center with potentially critical injuries. The child was taken to Dell Children’s Medical Center with potentially critical injuries.

DPS is investigating the crash. Weather may have been a foctor in the crash.

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Oct. 30 2016

Two Killed in a Rollover Car Crash 5400 Lohmans Ford Road

by KXAN

Lago Vista - Two people were reported killed the 5400 block on Lohmans Ford Road this morning at 3:30 am. Three people were pinned in the car and were extracted from the car by crews from Travis County ESD1, according to Chief Donnie Norman.

Two people died at the scene and a third person was taken to the hospital by Austin-Travis County EMS with life threatening injuries.

The crash is being investigated by the Lago Vista police.

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Oct. 25 , 2016

Texas Teen Ordered to Pay Nearly $26,000 in Restitiution

by "The Point"

The Beaumont teen who killed two endangered whooping cranes was sentenced to 5 years of federal probation. He was also barred from owning or possessing firearms or ammunition. Frederick will also be prohibited from fishing or hunting in the United States.

The whooping cranes had been released in an effort to create a self sustaining flock in Louisiana's White Lake Wetlands Conservation area.

As of today only 450 of the rare whooping cranes exist in North America.

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Oct. 22 , 2016

Pickleball the Fastest Growing Sport is Headed For Lago Vista TX

by "The Point'

Pickleball as some would describe is an oversized Ping Pong, sort of a combination of tennis and badminton. It is a sport for both the young and young ar heart. Pickleball is played on a badminton-sized court with a net height of 34 inches at the center. The ball is perforated plastic similiar to a wiffle ball. Wooden paddles or composite paddles are used, they are are about twice the size of a ping-pong paddles. The sport is played on both inside and outdoor courts. Pickleball can be played as singles or doubles. Pickleball can be learned in one lesson, no special gear is necesary, just comfortable clothes and court shoes. Pickleball is now being offered two days a week in Lago Vista. The City of Lago Vista is also offering two free clinics on the sport: Wednesday November 9 at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, November 13 at 4 p.m.

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Oct. 21 , 2016
Lake Travis North Shore Chamber Of Commerce official visitors guide.

Official Guide to the North Shore of Lake Travis

by Chamber Of Commerce

The official Chamber Of Commerce guide for the Lake Travis North Shore. You will find useful information for the Point Venture, Lago Vista, and Jonestown area.

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Oct. 20 , 2016

Cherry Creek Catfish Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

by "The Point"

Cherry Creek Catfish Restaurant

11840 Old FM 2243, Bldg. A, Leander
512-259-1000
www.cherrycreekcatfish.com
Hours: Sun.-Thu. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., closed Mondays


Oct. 19 , 2016

Family Disturbance 2XX Champions Circle CV Point Venture TX

by SpotCrime

10/17/2016 10:21 AM - Family Disturbance Premise Type: Residential-house

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