A father’s puzzles led to innovative engineering enterprise

Joe Pieczynski stands in his Liberty Hill business where he takes on challenges, imagines a solution, and creates “extremity positioning devices” for medical purposes.  In seven years, his business has thrived into a major manufacturing and engineering design enterprise. (Photo by Dana Delgado)

By Dana Delgado Joe Pieczynski made his mark early in life and earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records, but that was only the beginning. His career has been chock-full of  pinnacle moments with the best yet to come. In his twenties in 1984, the New Jersey native built a huge wooden […]

Bertram Hardware is haven for home improvements

Ray Simpson, co-owner of Bertram Hardware & Supply, along with his wife Libby, have built a Central Texas original that is meeting the varied needs of the community. (Photo by Dana Delgado)

By Dana Delgado BERTRAM –  A few weeks ago, it was a steady stream of people looking for relief or fixit remedies from the cold weather. Whether it was repairing a burst pipe or sealing up air leaks or routine home maintenance, Bertram Hardware & Supply was a haven for just about anything. With the […]

Liberty Hill’s Two Brand It celebrates one year anniversary

Jennifer Ferrell (left) and Carrie VanMeeteren are partners in Two Brand It, a t-shirt printing shop in downtown Liberty Hill. The shop is celebrating its first anniversary in business this month. (Photo by Dana Delgado)

By Dana Delgado Their first anniversary of being in business as Two Brand It just kind of snuck up on Carrie VanMeeteren and Jennifer Ferrell, managing members of the business. So wrapped up in learning all the business details and still making it fun and meeting all the t-shirt printing needs of their customers has […]

Tucked away in downtown Bertram is unique boutique Sew Envious

From nostalgic play stick horses to vintage pillows and unique clothing for infants, children, men and women -- all are handcrafted and designed for fun and practical use. (Photo by Dana Delgado)

By Dana Delgado  BERTRAM — The minute Polly Allen peered through the dusty windows of the renovated old wooden frame building now encased with metal siding, she knew she had found the perfect home for her enterprising business, Sew Envious. “I could imagine it all,” she said.  “It was perfect.” While the building offered many […]

Liberty Hill has new real estate partnership in Tudyk-Huggins

The new real estate partnership of Kelli Tudyk and Charlie Huggins represent Century 21 HSK & Associates in Liberty Hill. (Courtesy Photo)

Their partnership made sense. Kelli Tudyk has 17 years of experience in the real estate business and Charlie Huggins, a native of Williamson County, knows the area extremely well. Huggins moved to the Liberty Hill area 12 years ago. Together, they represent Century 21 HSK & Associates of Georgetown in Liberty Hill. Tudyk and Huggins […]

For some, hypnosis may be a key to wellness

Dr. Ron Mottern has opened a practice in Liberty Hill that specializes in hypnosis. (Photo by Dana Delgado)

By Dana Delgado  At the beginning, Ron Mottern was pretty skeptical. So was his wife.   Once more informed, research-rich and formally-educated Mottern knew that this less-traveled, alternative path to wellness — hypnosis — produced impressive results. His wife only needed one session from her husband to realize the benefits.  It took him three sessions. […]

Expert training, knowledge makes this Texas girl the perfect fit for a gun shop

Noted military firearms instructor Judith Baker is owner of A Texas Girl’s Guns in Liberty Hill -- a one-stop gun shop that carries an extensive line of firearms and accessories and offers a variety of training classes.
(Photo by Dana Delgado)

By DANA DELGADO Individuals who first step into A Texas Girl’s Guns, a gun shop owned and operated by Judith Baker, are invariably surprised. But Mrs. Baker’s remarkable military background makes the business a natural fit, and the bonus comes when customers see the extent and quality of her store’s products and services. “We are […]

Patients look to Gallagher’s Pharmacy for personal care, trusted experience

Owner and Pharmacist Maureen Gallagher with the staff at Gallagher’s Pharmacy, 2411-3 Williams Drive in Georgetown. The pharmacy is located in the Lake Aire Shopping Center. (Photo by Shelly Wilkison)

By SHELLY WILKISON GEORGETOWN — It’s the personal care and attention, and the relationship between professional employees and customers that makes Gallagher’s Pharmacy different. In fact, the store is so welcoming and the staff so friendly that customers often stop by for a visit and then pick up their medicine while they are there. “We […]

If you can’t find it at Winkley’s in Liberty Hill, you don’t need it

General store? Feed store? Hardware store? No matter what you call it, Chris and Maria Winkley are living the dream. (Photo by Dana Delgado)

By DANA DELGADO Winkley’s in Liberty Hill has come a long way in only 10 years. Although those who know Chris Winkley would expect nothing less, his wife of 28 years, Maria Winkley, says it has been quite a surprise. “We didn’t expect it to grow this much,” she said, “but Chris had a dream […]

M&L Pharmacy to close its doors Sept. 24

Behind the counter at M&L Pharmacy are Larry Wehlman, Debra Papp and Carrola Glass.
(Photo by Charley Wilkison)

By SHELLY WILKISON M&L Pharmacy, a Liberty Hill landmark since 1988, will close its doors for the last time Tuesday, Sept. 24. Larry Wehlman, who is retiring, and his business partner, Darrell “Mo” Moellenberndt, sold the pharmacy to a small company in Florida that was looking to expand its business in Texas and planned to […]