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Bernie

Posted on May 14, 2018

Bernhardt “Bernie” Tiede II is an American mortician and convicted murderer. Tiede confessed to the shooting of a wealthy 81-year-old widow, Marjorie “Marge” Nugent, in…

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Tough Mudder Returns!

Posted on February 16, 2018

Tough/Toughest Mudder 290 Old Lake Road, 149 Split Rail Lane Smithville, TX 78957 Dates: May 5 – 6, 2018 More information at www.toughmudder.com Same Epic…

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The Stories Behind the Buildings

Posted on February 16, 2018

Historical Building of Bastrop County So often we drive from place to place, passing through small towns, or bypassing them altogether. If you have an…

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Explore and Learn at The Dinosaur Park

Posted on February 16, 2018

Dinosaur Park 893 Union Chapel Road Cedar Creek, Texas 78612 Phone: 512-321-6262 For more information visit www.thedinopark.com. People often ask what inspired the owners to…

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Fireflies in the Garden

Posted on January 19, 2018

Fireflies in the Garden Here come real stars to fill the upper skies, And here on earth come emulating flies, That though they never equal…

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Bastrop Music Festival

Posted on January 19, 2018

The Bastrop Music Festival is a celebration of the Lost Pines region of Texas and showcases the best of the state: extraordinary natural beauty, remarkable…

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Condensed from the Book: More Stories – Elgin, Etc.

Posted on November 3, 2017

If you enjoy reading about small-town goings-on, you will love the book, More Stories – Elgin, Etc. The paperback is available in large print for…

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Have Fun at Elgin’s Evergreen Farms!

Posted on November 3, 2017

ELGIN EVERGREEN FARMS Mike and Beth Walterscheidt purchased the land and opened Elgin’s Evergreen Farms in 1989. Today thousands of Central Texans visit Evergreen Farms…

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Time to Visit Elgin’s Christmas Tree Farm!

Posted on November 3, 2017

During the Christmas season, the hayride will take you to find the perfect tree for your family while giving you a scenic tour of the…

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Our Featured Movie: Angels Sing

Posted on November 3, 2017

Starring Harry Connick Jr. Connie Britton, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Lyle Lovett and Chandler Canterbury, Angels Sing is a stirring drama/comedy perfectly packaged for holiday…

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