Cypress Mill, TX

Office building, a rarity for Horseshoe Bay, breaks ground

Commercial groundbreakings are rare in Horseshoe Bay, but on Tuesday, May 17, Raven and Joe Herron stuck two golden shovels in the dirt to ceremoniously kick off construction of a new office building at 8000 FM 2147. The building was commissioned for Raven A. Herron & Company P.C., a certified...
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Cedar Park Police Make Fentanyl Bust

On Monday May 16, 2022, members of the Cedar Park Police Organized Crime Unit , in conjunction with the Central Texas Regional SWAT Team, conducted a search warrant operation as part of a fentanyl distribution investigation. The investigation resulted in the seizure of roughly 9 ounces of powder fentanyl. Christopher...
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Mixed-use development Ronald Reagan Crossing underway in Leander

Ronald Reagan Crossing—a 100,000-square-foot mixed-use site located at 15101 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Leander—is under construction. Phase 1 of the development consists of 45,000 square feet of retail space; 37,000 square feet of office space; 10,000 square feet for The Learning Experience, which is a day care center; 6,000 square feet of drive-thru restaurant space; and 510 parking spaces.

Patriots' Hall to hold ribbon cutting, honor local vet

Patriots’ Hall of Dripping Springs, a veterans’ retreat and resource base, will officially celebrate its opening with a ribbon cutting on National Armed Forces Day, sponsored by the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce. The celebration will take place at the retreat at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 21....

Marion Baseball: Almost Perfect

The Marion Baseball squad is on to round three of the high school baseball playoffs. Marion just recently lost their first game of the season, and will meet up with Blanco, another team with a near perfect record. Here's more.

What a Great View in This Treetop Dome Airbnb in Marble Falls, Texas

Peace and serenity awaits in the treetops of Marble Falls, Texas in this Airbnb that looks like something out of a retro sci-fi film. The view goes on for miles. Planning a getaway for a three day weekend or a weeks long vacation and looking for a place to simply relax and unwind without the sound and smells of the city? There are so many options available but this particular Airbnb in Marble Falls, Texas caught my attention and I thought it would be nice to share it with you.

Dripping Springs Distilling celebrates new venue

The Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of Dripping Springs Distilling’s Tasting Bar and Event Hall with a ribbon cutting last week. Dripping Springs Distilling was the first distillery in the Hill Country and has gone on to produce award-winning, small-batch vodkas, gins and bourbons. In August of 2021, the business expanded to include Distillers Bar, offering tours and tastings, and Distillers Hall, for weddings and special events.

Bunch ‘o gafftop

It’s a struggle for Bobby Samaripa of Manchaca to hoist up his heavy stringer of gafftop. He caught the fish on a four-hour bay trip on Friday, April 22. He was fishing on the Capt. Paul with Capt. Ryan James out of Dolphin Dock. The full version of this...

Ace Street Dance a hit in return

For the first time since 2019, the annual Wimberley Ace Hardware street dance made its grand return as Wimberley Valley residents gathered in the parking lot to help commemorate the 50th anniversary of Wimberley Ace Hardware. “It’s pretty awesome to see the smiles and the kids and everyone having fun,”...

Event Views

Have you or your kiddo ever wondered about the wonderful world of bugs? Come learn about the creepy, crawly world in this new and exciting event! Each Sunday until May 22nd from 10:00 am-11:00 am, your children can learn the process of bugs, their role in the environment, and so much more! Registration is required. $10 per class for children ages 3-5. Parents come free! Participants will meet at the Blue Hole Regional Park Pavilion.

Outside the Rock: Lake Travis Waterloo Adventures

(Central TX) –Lake Travis Waterloo Adventures (LTWA) will open this Saturday, May 14 for the full summer season. This exciting adventure offers guests “The Ultimate Lake Experience,” which includes a floating water park and obstacle course, access to a beautifully landscaped private resort-style beach, and a boat ride to and from Adventure Island located at 14529 Pocohontas Trail, Leander, TX 78641.
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Replace AC filters regularly for fresh, dust-free home

When the spring cleaning urge kicks in this year, don’t forget to freshen up your air along with your house. Cleaning the air in your home is as easy as changing your air filter on a regular basis. The standard 1-inch filters should be changed every month, while 4-inch filters should be switched out every three to four months, according to Stephanie Wiginton, general manager of Wayne’s Air, 3007 RR 1431 West in Kingsland.

Bluebonnet Animal Hospital & Riverside Vet Pet Of The Week: Meet Lotus, From Texas Humane Heroes!

Meet Studio 512’s Pet of the Week from Texas Humane Heroes: little Lotus!. Sam Rogers with TXHH says, “3-year-old Lotus is a gentle and sweet soul. She gives the sweetest kisses and looks at you with the most loving eyes. She would be a great dog for a home with kids, as she is very patient. She is a little on the shy side but once you get to know her, her personality really shines. You can visit Lotus at the Leander Adoption Center, open noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

Dessert shop officially opens in Drip

Tootie Pie Co. and The Cake Plate celebrated the grand opening of their new bakery store with a ribbon cutting last week, sponsored by the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce. Tootie Pie Co. has been baking handcrafted treats since 1985 when Ruby "Tootie" Feagan began selling pies out of her...

Wimberley Birding Society

NEXT MEETING OF WIMBERLEY BIRDING SOCIETY: MONDAY, MAY 16 AT 10:00. Mike Davis: “Photos of Birds Encountered in This Area” Mike Davis had a long career in Medical Imaging, specializing in Interventional Cardiology. He has a long list of professional initials behind his name but is most proud of being called ” Paw-Paw.” SUBMITTED PHOTO.

Smokey Mo's BBQ turns up the heat on expansion

A few months after being bought by a private equity firm, Smokey Mo’s BBQ is rolling out plans to open 32 more locations by 2025, including adding more franchisees. Plus, the Cedar Park-based company has a new HQ. Click through for more about the expansion plans and details on the Smokey Mo's footprint and revenue.