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Faith Roundtable: With all of the Christmas commercialization, how do you (the church) balance the true message and importance of Christmas with the enjoyment of all the commercial part that sweeps most of us up?

My spouse and I enjoy buying Christmas gifts.  In fact, she’s the one who put the joy in it for me because she loves giving, all forms of giving; time, money, herself.  Her generosity is contagious.I didn’t learn the joy of giving from … more

Leander ISD schools earn high accountability marks, 39 state distinctions

All eligible Leander ISD schools earned the state’s highest accountability standard as well as 39 state distinctions according to a release from the Texas Education Agency (TEA). TEA … more

Save Energy And Money

If you install a geothermal heating and cooling system, you may see lower costs and a cozier home. (NAPS) more

Abbott welcomes Justice Department’s announcement about sanctuary cities

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on March 27 praised an announcement by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions that the Department of Justice will withhold and take back federal funds from cities that do not comply with federal immigration laws and … more

Haley Hoppe

Haley Hoppe, who will play college soccer at Northern Illinois next season, leads Rouse with 27 goals and five assists this season more

Roundtable: Should strong relationships be formed with those who have different religious views than you?

The round table this month brings the question: “Should strong relationships be formed with those who have different religious views than you?” Should they? Of course. Relationships can be categorized into three distinct areas: public, private … more

Getting ready for the kids

Santa, Mrs. Claus and a few helping elves visited Bagdad Head Start Center last week.  more

Abbott signs bill restricting insurance coverage of abortion

Greg Abbott on Tuesday signed a bill that will require Texas women to pay an extra health insurance premium for non-emergency abortions, one of three abortion-related items the governor placed on … more

How To Express Sympathy

(NAPS)—When a friend, family member or co-worker experiences a loss, it can be hard to know what to say, but just about any acknowledgment of sympathy is better than nothing. Here are helpful tips: Funeral Etiquette in Different … more

Olmedo Romero

Olmedo Romero, 84, of Llano Quemado passed away on January 12, 2017. He is preceded in death by his wife, Flora Romero. He is survived by his daughter, Lily Fernandez and husband, Cruzito Paul, grandchildren, Paul, Bryon and Amanda Fernandez, great … more

Stars disappointed with underwhelming season

For the first time in four seasons and just the second time in the team’s eight-year history in Texas, the Stars failed to qualify for the postseason.Texas finished the year at 34-37-1 and 7th place in the Pacific Division, the second worst record … more

Potbelly Sandwich Shop opens in Cedar Park

On Tuesday, Potbelly Sandwich Shop opened a new location in Cedar Park in The Parke shopping center. Well known for fresh, made-to-order sandwiches, salads and live, local music, Potbelly has earned a national reputation as one of the best places … more

Gurianov scores second straight game-winner, Stars rally to beat Moose

 Email: sports@hillcountrynews.comHCN Sports schedule and resultsDenis Gurianov is not unfamiliar with game-winning goals.Playing in his fifth game since … more

Defensive struggles doom Stars in weekend sweep

Travis Morin scored the only goal of the game Saturday as the Stars lost to the Milwaukee Admirals 9-1. Texas fell to Milwaukee 4-3 on Friday.  more

City of Leander Intention to Issue

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND INTENTION TO ISSUE COMBINATION TAX AND REVENUE CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION AND GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Leander, Texas, will convene at its regular … more

Bill regulating do-not-resuscitate orders heads to governor's desk

The Texas Senate on Tuesday evening voted to adopt a House-amended version of Senate Bill 11, which requires doctors to obtain explicit legal permission from patients before issuing … more

Get An Edge on College Prep Tests

(NewsUSA) - The college application process and the college prep testing that goes along with it can be overwhelming for students and families. Tests such as the SAT and ACT are an important element of the application process, and therefore a source … more

Ted Cruz, John Cornyn at odds over Senate GOP health care bill

Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate on Thursday unveiled their plan to overhaul President Obama's 2010 health care law. Within hours, Texas' two Republican senators took opposite positions on the measure. more

WilCo ranked fourth-healthiest Texas county

The 2017 County Health Rankings revealed that Williamson County sits at No. 4 in the healthiest Texas Counties, following  Collin County, Hartley County and Denton County at No. 1. Travis County fell closely behind taking fifth place.The County … more

Car Show raises $12K for band

Despite the cool temperatures and constant rain, Rouse RockNRides Car Show still managed to draw hundred of spectators on Saturday. The annual show benefits the Rouse Raider High School Band Boosters and anyone with a car is encouraged to bring … more
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