Bows galore, clothing consignments at Bertram’s Kids Alley

Cynthia Anderson holds a special occasion dress at her children’s clothing consignment resale boutique, Kids Alley. The Bertram store is located in the shadow of the city’s water tower. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado BERTRAM — With a grand opening over Labor Day weekend during the Oatmeal Festival, Cynthia Anderson has been busy restocking her trendy, children’s clothing consignment resale boutique, Kids Alley. Located in the heart of Bertram’s historic downtown district at 165 S. Gabriel Street, Kids Alley carries both boys and girls clothes as […]

Community success sparks success for Bluebonnet Pride

John Morelock of Bluebonnet Pride Insurance. The longtime Liberty Hill business is growing and moving to a larger location in Clark’s Commons. (Sean Shapiro Photo)

By SEAN SHAPIRO By nature and business mission statements, insurance agencies are supposed to support and protect their clients. At Bluebonnet Pride Insurance Agency, the staff takes that a couple steps further and has become part of the Liberty Hill community since it first opened in 1996. “The citizens here pay for the rent, the […]

Little People celebrates 15 years of caring for Liberty Hill children

Business partners, Debra Brown (left) and Kaylene Vickers (right) pause to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Little People Learning Place, Liberty Hill’s longest running children’s care center. Ms. Brown walked away from a secure teaching position in 1999 to pursue her dreams of opening the business. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado Her father did his best to talk her out of it. Leaving a secure job at Liberty Hill High School after teaching for six years seemed like a mighty big risk. But, Debra Brown had other thoughts and some very definite ideas about what she wanted to do with her life. Teaching […]

Unique collectibles, antiques available at The Ranch House

Jenna Mount (left) and her mother Patsy Irvin (right) stand in front of some of the unique items at their newly opened Ranch House Antiques on Loop 332 in Liberty Hill. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado It’s been over 120 years in the making and owner Jenna Mount along with her mother Patsy Irvin can’t wait to share and offer their unique collection of vintage, primitive, antique and collectable items at their new business venture, The Ranch House Antiques, beginning today, Sept. 4. The Ranch House Antiques is […]

American RV Specialists moves family business to Liberty Hill

Lisa Endicott and Scott Smith stand in the shop facility of their family business, American RV Specialists, which relocated from Leander to 14700 State Hwy 29 in Liberty Hill in mid-June. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado When the world seemed to have cruelly robbed them of their dreams just as they were beginning their family, Scott Smith and Lisa Endicott knew they had to pull it all together and find a way to make it work. Today, their vision of a family is becoming a true reality through […]

Hilltop focuses on education, nutrition, while offering convenient extended hours

Pooneh Jahadi-Yazdi says Hilltop Children’s Center will integrate fun, education and health into its Mother’s Day Out and After-school programs. The center, which features this colorful and educationally stimulating stcircle time center, opens to students in August. (Shelly Wilkison Photo)

By SHELLY WILKISON Armed with a passion for healthy living and an education in child nutrition, the owner of Hilltop Children’s Center is hoping to fill a gap she sees in local child care offerings when her business opens next month. Pooneh Jahadi-Yazdi, a busy mother of two and office manager at Liberty Hill Pediatric […]

LH Chamber members learn tools, tips to boost business

By Brenda Young Helpful tools, tips and tricks were on the menu Wednesday at the Liberty Hill Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Margarita’s Restaurant. Bridget L. Brandt, director of the Greater Leander Chamber of Commerce, was the guest speaker. About 30 business leaders joined the lunch and learn session and received valuable information regarding how […]

Holbein driven by boundless imagination

Tina Holbein stands in her Liberty Hill business, Tina’s Cottage, which specializes in creative, mostly one-of-a-kind personal and home pieces as well as being the go-to store for Panther merchandise. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado If Tina Holbein, owner of Tina’s Cottage in Liberty Hill, had it her way, the world would have a neon glow and likely have another shape. That’s just her nature. With a boundless imagination and a palette of bold colors, Mrs. Holbein has crafted out an artistic niche in a world of […]

Hobbit Hollow artists find new creativity in retirement

Michael Hubbard (left) and Roger Pierce (right) display one of the custom-designed greeting cards they offer through their Hobbit Hollow Workshop. The cards can be found at Tina’s Cottage in Liberty Hill. (Brenda Young Photo)

By Brenda Young Deep within a wooded area of the Durham Park subdivision in Liberty Hill stands a studio where ideas and artistry come to life. In business only a few short months, Hobbit Hollow Workshop flows with the ideas of Roger Pierce and Michael Hubbard, both retired from earlier full-time careers. The collaboration began […]

Elmore joins Classic Bank as VP

Roberta Elmore, a native of Mahomet in Burnet County with over 30 years of banking experience, was named recently as a Vice President and Loan Officer of the Classic Bank in Liberty Hill. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado These are good times for Roberta Elmore with good reason. The affable banking executive was named in mid-April as a Vice President and Loan Officer of the Classic Bank in Liberty Hill by Richard Earl Williams, Jr., President of Classic Bank. She started to work May 5. “I’m excited to be here,” […]