Couple shares their love of life on the road at Cripple Creek RVs

Cripple Creek RV owners Darell and Lori Aaron enjoy matching customers with the recreational vehicle of their dreams at their new consignment and sales office in Liberty Hill. (Brenda Young Photo)

By Brenda Young Owners Darell and Lori Aaron of the new Cripple Creek RV Consignment and Sales office in Liberty Hill know their business when it comes to recreational vehicles. The couple moved to Central Texas nearly seven years ago, and when it took almost two years to sell their home in Albuquerque, the couple […]

Floor outlet covers from top to bottom

USA Flooring Outlet opened its newest retail location April 29 in Liberty Hill. Employees Nick Barrios and Michele Hohmann show some of the more popular items available in the store’s showroom at 13740 West Highway 29.  (Brenda Young Photo)

By Brenda Young Jason Roman opened his newest retail franchise in Liberty Hill only three weeks ago, and he couldn’t be happier with the response he has received in his new hometown. A native of East Texas, Roman owns and operates the USA Flooring Outlet franchise he started 13 years ago. “We had kind of […]

Calhoun opens Liberty Hill chiropractic practice

Born and raised on a farm in upstate New York, Dr. Lynn Emmett Calhoun along with his wife Amy operate a horse riding business. Both are heavily involved in their church and he looks forward to becoming more involved in the community now that he has moved his chiropractic business to Liberty Hill. (Courtesy Photo)

By Dana Delgado When Dr. Lynn Emmett Calhoun’s chiropractic practice went up in flames in March in Cedar Park, the veteran chiropractor decided to move his business closer to home in Liberty Hill. The move would provide more time with the family as well as allow greater time with his beloved horses. Furthermore, it would […]

Mahlon’s blends family values with business success

At Mahlon’s, everyone is family. From left, Dakota Gibson, Aspen Ponton and Christine Wolesensky take a break while working part-time for Mahlon’s Microcrafted Beef Jerky in Leander. (Courtesy Photo)

By Brenda Young LEANDER  — When Bob Wolesensky was growing up in Nebraska, he came across a delicious snack that would set the stage for a lifelong love of beef jerky and eventually turn into a successful business with his wife and three children. Wolesensky and his wife Tyree are the owners of Mahlon’s Microcrafted […]

D&L plants vineyard in Bertram

Erasmo Chavez, owner of D & L Landscaping and Nursery, proudly shows his new vineyard in Bertram.  Temperatures reached into the low 90s on May 4, but a crew of 10 planted nearly 1,500 grape vines over 36 rows on four gently sloped acres along Highway 29. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado BERTRAM — D & L Landscaping and Nursery in the eastern end of Bertram got an exciting new addition to go with its already inviting array of plants, greenery, and complete supply of landscaping materials and services at 3429 State Highway 29. A vineyard! Yes, a vineyard. And why not? Texas, the […]

Monroe Insurance moves to new Liberty Hill location

By SHELLY WILKISON While many would say that insurance is a necessary evil, it’s the image of the agent in the cowboy hat walking through a hay field to shake hands with his customer that makes Texans want to feel differently about the industry. In Liberty Hill, that friendly insurance man is K. Linvel Baker […]

Trusted Guard combines martial arts with personal growth at new facility

Owner and lead instructor Drew Barrett (front) stands with assistant instructors Uriah Barrett and Christina Pevelka at the new Trusted Guard Martial Arts facility, while Pevelka’s children, Lucas and Alyssa, take a break after class. (Brenda Young Photo)

By Brenda Young As classes begin and the construction phase comes to an end, owner and lead instructor Drew Barrett takes the helm of his new business, Trusted Guard Martial Arts. The business celebrates its grand opening May 1. “This is a major build that started in February,” Barrett said. “We’ve been doing a soft […]

Vegan chocolatiers mix candy for healthy snack alternatives

No Cow No How owners Scott and Sandy Phillips make vegan chocolates in their Liberty Hill-based business. (Brenda Young Photo)

By Brenda Young When Scott Phillips decided to give his wife dairy-free chocolates last year as a gift, he had no idea the occasion would go beyond simply satisfying her sweet tooth–it would also open the door to a new business for the husband and wife duo. Since she is allergic to dairy products, Scott […]

Survival store outfits for camping fun to living off the grid

Sharon Kuhlman and her son, Austin Kuhlman, with a display of camping and survival gear at their new store, The Bunker. (Brenda Young Photo)

By Brenda Young In consideration of natural disasters occurring throughout history, it’s not uncommon for modern day consumers to think about survival skills in the wake of a crisis. This could range from major power outages to catastrophic weather events that leave large populations wondering how they will weather the storm. The Bunker, located at […]

Liberty Tax Service offers year-round solutions

Mauro Amador (left), owner of Liberty Tax Service of Georgetown, is shown being honored at the 2013 Liberty Tax Service National Convention by John Hewitt (right), founder of Liberty Tax.  (Courtesy Photo)

By Dana Delgado GEORGETOWN — Mauro Amador is a numbers guy, a serious numbers guy whose interest dates back to childhood. The owner of Liberty Tax Service in Georgetown grew up in a family that was always crunching numbers. His mother was the Chief Auditor for the equivalent of the IRS as well as the […]