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Memorial held for Stony Point student who died cliff jumping

GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — Friends and family members of the 16-year-old who died after jumping from a cliff at Lake Georgetown earlier this week gathered to remember the Stony Point High School student Friday. Edwin Baker’s loved ones were out at Seton Williamson Hospital in Round Rock. They helped...
Picture for Memorial held for Stony Point student who died cliff jumping

KISD special education graduation

KILLEEN, Texas (Fox 44) — Students and families of Killeen ISD celebrated a big accomplishment this week. The district celebrated it’s annual special needs commencement that included 24 seniors from Ellison, Killeen, Shoemaker, and Harker Heights high schools earning diplomas. Executive Director for Special Education Jan Peronto referred...

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.
The Highland Lakes Hill Country Picayune

If it can grow in the ground, it can grow in a container

Willard Horn thought he had a green thumb until he moved to the Council Creek area northwest of Burnet. For seven years before the move, he cultivated a lush one-acre garden, but that had been in good soil. In Council Creek, his gardening skills were tested by a rocky landscape that gave way to sand. It didn’t have much in the way of organic materials or hold adequate water, two essentials for plants, especially vegetables.

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.

Sizzling success for Rockwall ISD’s Pitmasters BBQ Club

ROCKWALL, TX (May 12, 2022) Where there’s smoke, there’s fire – and wherever the Pitmasters BBQ Club goes, there are red hot winners!. Under the direction of Rockwall ISD’s BBQ Coach Sean Hill at Dr. Gene Burton College and Career Academy, members of Team Smoke and Team Fire of the 205 Pitmasters wrangled impressive wins in the High School BBQ State Championships, held April 29-30 in Round Rock, TX.

Readers: Happy Wok serves the Best Asian Food

Happy Wok has been a staple in Liberty Hill for the last 12 years, and for good reason. The restaurant serves a wide variety of Asian-inspired dishes, from the popular General Tso’s chicken to more unique dishes like pho and vermicelli. For the fourth year, the restaurant has won...
Restaurant Review

Top 5 Most Popular Jamaican Restaurants in Killeen, Texas

This list is based on prior customer reviews. Jamaican food is known for being spicy, but if you’re looking for some jerk chicken and rice that is less spicy than normal this restaurant has you covered! This restaurant only cooks the food fresh after they receive your order and it doesn’t take long at all to cook their delicious dishes. The prices here are also very cheap so you can have a bunch of jerk chicken with some rice and peas for an affordable price in this laid-back Jamaican restaurant!