Two Brand It brings local flair with boutique

By Lauren Jette Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Highway 29, at the end of a row of older buildings in the heart of downtown Liberty Hill is Two Brand It. Mostly known for screen printing T-shirts, the locally-owned business recently expanded and now houses a boutique in the front of their store. […]

Bertram Plaza home to laundromat, healing center

By Lauren Jette BERTRAM — Dr. Bruce Bottcher and Sandy Hall work together on two very different services at both ends of Bertram Plaza, located at 1460 W. State Highway 29 in Bertram. On the west end, Bottcher runs his chiropractic office, while Hall does massage therapy and Bowenwork therapy. At the other end of […]

Elena’s Mexican Restaurant to unveil bar, open at night

By Christine Bolaños  When Elena Soto arrived in the United States from Mexico she carried something special with her. A love and gift of authentic Mexican cooking that she passed on to her daughter Gracie Soto. “In the U.S. her first job was waiting tables at restaurants,” said Gracie Soto, who took over Elena’s Mexican […]

The Market at Indian Mound Ranch readies for new season

By Dana Delgado With a successful launch and remarkable run this past spring and summer of The Market at Indian Mound Ranch, Susan Jones Anderson is gearing up for the opening of the Market’s unique second season beginning in November. The outdoor market, situated on 2.5 acres of the Jones family’s expansive 500-acre Indian Mound […]

Worm rancher welcomes locals to pumpkin patch

By Christine Bolaños BERTRAM — Locals searching for the perfect pumpkin for their jack-o’-lantern or fall decorations need look no further than the pumpkin patch at Texas Big Worm. Located in Bertram, the business specializes and prides itself in green waste recycling using vermicompost to process green waste into soil. The source that makes this […]

Authentic recipes await at Pueblo Antiguo

By Dana Delgado BERTRAM — A new and unique dining experience, Pueblo Antiguo Mexican Grill, offering authentic Mexican food is now open in Bertram. Restaurant business associate Javier Leon said the eatery, located at 102 Castleberry Ct. and State Highway 29, brings together the best of the rich cultures and diverse flavors of his native […]

Bull Creek Brewing offers local taste and brews

By Lauren Jette In recent years, craft beer brewing has taken off, with several breweries opening up in the surrounding area to cater to the more discerning beer drinkers. Now Liberty Hill residents have hometown brews to call their own thanks to Bull Creek Brewing — a new brewery that recently opened off FM 3405. […]

Hall puts his heart into insurance work

By Christine Bolaños After working for shipping company DHL for 22 years, Rick Hall decided to move to Texas and try something different. “I moved to Texas about four and a half years ago and I decided to retire from DHL and find something different to do,” Hall said. “I really wanted to get into […]

R&R Tires focuses on customer service, affordable prices

By Christine Bolaños After about eight months in the oil industry, Rob Rand decided it was time to try something he had always been good at and would allow him more time with his family. Using his eight years of experience working at other tire stores, Rand opened his very own shop in Liberty Hill […]

Restaurant serves up more than fried chicken in first year in Liberty Hill

By Lauren Jette Just a little more than a year ago, Liberty Hill welcomed Chicken Express, and in its first year of operation, the restaurant has become a part of the community for more than just fried chicken. “We’re very happy to be here and very happy to make this our hometown and that’s something […]