Boy, 6, To Be ‘Weaned Off’ Ventilator After Neighbor Beat Him With Bat In Horrific ‘Random’ AttackKisha WalkerNewsBreak Contributor
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Shih Tzu reunited with owner in Leander after 3 years apart
LEANDER, Texas — A woman reunited with her pup in Leander on Thursday after more than three years apart. The Leander Police Department said the owner, Nathalia, evacuated to Texas to avoid a hurricane. She left her Shih Tzu Chichi with a friend and she got lost. Nathalia spent...
Crust Pizza Co. to open in Leander in 2024
Crust Pizza Co. has multiple locations across Texas. (Courtesy Crust Pizza Co.) Crust Pizza Co. is set to open in Leander sometime next year. The pizzeria is known for its Chicago-style thin-crust pizza with locations spanning across Texas and Louisiana. Menu items include a variety of pizzas and toppings as well as flatbread sandwiches, pastas, salads, garlic knots and tomato basil soup. Beverages, such as fountain drinks, beers and wine, are also available on the menu.
Texas 6-Year-Old in Critical Condition After Neighbor Allegedly Attacked Him With Baseball Bat
“Jeremy is a bright, vibrant child with a heart full of dreams and a future brimming with potential,” the GoFundMe said.
Rouse High School's Channing Riggins Earns Leander ISD CTE Teacher Spotlight for September 2023
Channing Riggins, a Rouse High School teacher, earned the Leander ISD Career and Technical Education Teacher Spotlight of the Month for September 2023. Riggins is part of the Arts, A/V Technology and Communications cluster and teaches graphic design. Since 2021, when she took over the graphic design program, over 20 students have achieved industry-based certifications in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
Local Hero: Plain Elementary's Benjamin Rutherford Named Leander ISD Super Kid of the Week
Fifth Grader Benjamin Rutherford at Plain Elementary School is the Leander ISD Super Kid of the Week! According to his teacher, Mandy Leaming, Benjamin is an excellent student who puts forth his best effort every day. He is kind to his classmates and always a team player. “I am so thankful to have Benjamin in my class. He is a natural leader,” Leaming said. “He does not hesitate to help his classmates!” Benjamin enjoys gaming, playing soccer and gaga ball, and reading.Visit here for more details.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Leander, TX
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Leander.
Leander ISD joins lawsuit over Texas Education Agency’s school ranking system
The Leander Independent School District joined a lawsuit against the Texas Education Agency over its school ranking system.
Leander ISD gets in online spat with Gov. Greg Abbott over handouts of US Constitution
After the Leander school district initially denied a request from a group to pass out free copies of the U.S. Constitution to middle school students, it faced criticism from Gov. Greg Abbott and the threat of a lawsuit. As part of a nationwide initiative, a nonprofit called 917 Society provides the pamphlets to schools for free. The district later changed its stance and allowed the booklets to be offered. Here's what happened.
Roundabout construction causing major frustrations for downtown businesses
It’s been a quiet few weeks inside the retail stores located in downtown Liberty Hill due to the roundabout construction occurring at CR 279 and Main Street. Construction on the roundabout began in mid-August by Austin-based Smith Contracting Co. at a price tag of $1.59 million. The roundabout project has been approved, shelved and re-approved a few times in recent years, and was green-lighted by the current City Council in fall 2021. Then, in late 2022, City Manager Paul Brandenburg worked with the Council to determine the top priority road projects for the City, one of which was the roundabout.
Leander plans intersection improvements near schools
Bar W Ranch Boulevard and Ronald Reagan Boulevard is one of many intersections planned for improvement in Leander. (Courtesy Pexels) The city of Leander is preparing to make several intersection improvements near campuses that will increase safety and reduce congestion. City Engineer Emily Truman said the cause of backed up...
Dad in Liberty Hill, TX puts on a master class in defensive driving, successfully avoids head-on collision that unfolded in front of him
His kids, not to mention his truck, remained unscathed and undamaged in the ordeal. Presumed Texas resident and Redditor /u/RedDogg0911 submitted personal dashcam footage to the /r/IdiotsInCars showing the shocking moment a head-on crash between two trucks played out in front of him. OP’s getting heaps of praise, and rightfully...
Nebraska Furniture Mart expands its Texas footprint with a new store in Austin suburb
CEDAR PARK, Texas — Nebraska-based home retailer, Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM), announced on Sept. 21, 2023, that it will open its fifth store in Cedar Park, Texas, marking its second location in the state. The new store will be part of a larger development that includes a 250-room full-service...
Get Ready to Dance the Night Away at the Bachata Dancing Event!
Get ready to move to the rhythm of Bachata beats! An exciting evening of Bachata dancing is set to take place on Fri, Sep 22 from 7pm to 9pm at the 5th Element Brewing, located at 100 East Evans Street, Leander, TX, USA.
Sgt. Wolf’s Animal Ranch
Most people know Sgt. Jason Wolf more for who he usually has alongside him while on duty as an officer with the Liberty Hill Independent School District Police Department – his faithful K9 partner Nosek, the lovable Belgian Malinois he’s become synonymous with. However, upon returning home each...
Georgetown police warn residents about a phone scam circulating
GEORGETOWN, Texas (KWTX) - The Georgetown Police Department is warning residents about a phone scam where people pretend to be from Georgetown PD and ask residents for money. Police say the scammers will call people and pretend to be Police Chief Tchida or someone from the department. The scammer will...
McAlister’s to Debut in Leander
“Not only has our menu remained true to its roots, so have our values."
New Chuy’s Location Coming Soon to Hutto
City of Hutto announces new Chuy’s location to be built in the Townwest Commons area at Alliance Blvd at US 79. Chuy’s plans to build a 5,500 square foot restaurant plus a large patio. Timeline for opening to be made soon.
Round Rock Police Find Missing 29-Year-Old Woman Safe After Month-Long Search
Yara Perez, a 29-year-old resident of Round Rock, who had been missing since late August, is now reported safe. This update from the Round Rock Police Department has given relief to the concerned local community.
NuSpine Chiropractic opens in Leander
Services offered at NuSpine Chiropractic include hydrotherapy for spine-related pains and aches as well as whiplash treatment. (Courtesy NuSpine Chiropractic) After initially being set to open late last year, NuSpine Chiropractic has officially opened in Leander. NuSpine Chiropractic offers chiropractic and hydrotherapy services for spine-related pains and aches; carpal tunnel; shoulder, arm and leg pain; and disc injuries and whiplash. The office also provides chiropractic care for children and pregnant women. The new location is NuSpine Chiropractic’s fourth Texas and first Austin-area location.
One Texas City Has The Cheapest Groceries In The U.S.
Locals can add more to their weekly grocery lists while also saving more.