Bertram’s Hwy 29 BBQ offers German-style barbecue goodness

By Dana Delgado BERTRAM — If a full house of hungry and happy diners is any indication, Austinites Morgan Schott and his partner Corey Thibideaux may be well be on their way to establishing one of the region’s favorite eateries and hangouts. Located at 110 State Highway 29 in the heart of historic downtown Bertram, […]

Cut-N-Edge stylists bring contemporary edge to Liberty Hill hairstyling

For Liberty Hill’s newest trio of professional hair stylists, every client presents an opportunity to make a difference. “Being able to see a client come in and see them get excited about the way they look makes me feel wonderful,” said Kim King, co-owner of Cut-N-Edge Salon. “Having people feel wonderful about themselves when they […]

Liberty Hill home to new San Gabriel Family Chiropractic

Dr. Mariska Visser is proud to announce the opening of her new practice called San Gabriel Family Chiropractic located at 13740 W. SH 29 at the intersection of FM 1869. Dr. Mariska has over 16 years of experience in treating patients ranging from 5 days old to 98 years old.  She relocated from Massachusetts where […]

Business groups plan to unite to organize community festival

Leaders of the Liberty Hill Chamber of Commerce and the Christian Business Leaders Association say they are joining together to bring some unity to the business community and plan to host a town festival in April 2014. While the presidents of both groups say the two organizations will remain separate, they anticipate holding more joint […]

At Weed-Corley-Fish, the family business is a ministry

By SHELLY WILKISON Living fast in a highly mobile world, it’s often difficult to make decisions about the end of our lives. But, planning a funeral, and making choices about cremation or burial are decisions that can ease the pain for those left behind. For Laurens B. Fish III, being called into service at the […]

LH Chamber, LHISD present Progress Report to Austin Chamber

The Liberty Hill Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty Hill ISD produced the first Education Progress Report for Liberty Hill and presented it during a luncheon of the Austin Chamber of Commerce last week. Each year, the Austin Chamber leads efforts to track school district performance in the region and determine the number of students […]

At Smokey Mo’s, BBQ is a family affair

By Catherine Hosman As Morris “Mo” Melchor and his crew add the finishing touches to the new location of what has become a Liberty Hill landmark, the Central Texas BBQ guru reflects on a family business years in the making. The hardwood floors and custom- built booths are finished, appliances are in place and menus […]

Local family celebrates 16th year of Cat Trax

By SHELLY WILKISON Sixteen years have passed since Brian Butler bought a used Bobcat, parked it on State Highway 29 and hung a “Rent Me” banner from it. As Butler greeted his 30,000th customer on Saturday at Cat Trax Rentals, he presented Sergio Delacanal  with a gift certificate and realized how fast the years had […]

Love for jewelry inspires Lucy Doo

By SHELLY WILKISON At the heart of her jewelry company is the belief that a woman’s accessories do not have to be expensive to tastefully compliment her wardrobe. That’s why Sandi Koele hand-selects pieces for her Lucy Doo jewelry line that are sure to dazzle admirers, enhance any outfit, and appeal to the pocketbook. “I […]

Liberty Hill Auto Center cares for customers while repairing vehicles

By SHELLY WILKISON With the promise of a growing community often come entrepreneurs and dreamers seeking opportunities and good fortune. Such was the case with Don McFerren when 14 years ago, he moved to Liberty Hill from Cedar Park and sought to start an auto repair business. Very quickly, however, he discovered there were bigger […]