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Sarah Pia

Cedar Park’s Sarah Pia (20:05.66) finished 98th overall. more

Sarah Warrenburg

Rouse’s Sarah Warrenburg  ran the course at the State Cross Country meet in 19:42.92. more

James Tisdale

Rouse’s James Tisdale (16:23.98) finished 49th overall. more

Field full of LISD runners at state meet

More than 20 runners represented the LISD at the State Cross Country meet Saturday at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. The full girls’ teams from Cedar Park, Rouse and Vandegrift participated and Vista Ridge had one individual runner. Both the … more

Region champs

The Lady Timberwolves celebrate their UIL Regional Championship victory. more

Cedar Park just two wins from state title

Lindsay Ledyard watched as her senior sister and the Cedar Park volleyball team made it to the state tournament for the first time in school history in 2012. As a senior herself this season, she hopes to take the Lady Timberwolves one step … more

What would Jesus undo?

My intent in this series of columns has not been to explore What Would Jesus Do (WWJD), but What Would Jesus Undo (WWJU)? Over the past three weeks we’ve covered the topics of cheap grace, self esteem, and religion. In today’s column we’re … more

Why I won’t accept the election results

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. - Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971) Let’s get my inflammatory title out of the way first. I will … more

Honoring veterans

Leander Middle School welcomed the 3rd Cavalry Regiment out of Fort Hood to its Veterans Day assembly. more

Honoring veterans

The Leander High School JROTC presented the colors as part of the school’s Veterans Day ceremony Friday. The event also included music from the Lion Heart Singers, dance by the Blue Belles and an honoring of veterans by teacher Bill Robertson. more

Freedom

As part of the Freedom Project at Camacho Elementary, the fourth graders spent nine weeks learning about the word freedom, lessons that culminated in presentations and displays to honor veterans last week. more

What freedom means

The fourth-grade teachers at Camacho Elementary spent nine weeks teaching lessons to help students understand the meaning of the word freedom. The final step was the reflection piece. Below are examples of students’ thoughts about the process of … more

Opening the doors to our schools, culture

One of the first things I noticed when I came to Leander ISD is the same thing many students, parents, educators and community members comment on about our district: our culture. Our culture is noticeable, you can feel it, and that is not the case … more

Jesus would undo nothing

Dear Editor, For centuries the Roman Catholic Church taught the way to salvation was to pay the local priest so he could redeem your soul.  In his “What Would Jesus Undo?” Pastor Martin Brauer rightly claimed that the Reformation reversed … more

Thanks through giving

How often in your life have you considered fresh vegetables or apples to be a treat added to your diet? When locals in need show up at Hill Country Community Ministries for groceries, those are the kinds of things that bring smiles and feelings … more

Donald Lester Cook, Sr.

Donald Lester Cook, Sr., of Leander, passed away Nov. 6, 2016 at the age of 86. He was born in San Antonio, Texas, on May 11, 1930, the second child of Walter Richardson Cook, Sr. and Mary Martha Hathaway Cook. He met his wife, Adele Morgan, at … more

State of celebration

Cedar Park beat Rouse 3-2 (25-22, 25-19, 14-25, 17-25, 17-15) Saturday afternoon at Texas Southern University to advance to the UIL: State Tournament. The Lady Timberwolves face Lucas Lovejoy Friday at 1 p.m. in the state semifinal at the Curtis … more

Leander ISD maintenance plan on schedule

With dozens of projects on tap on dozens of campuses throughout the district, the LISD maintenance staff stays busy keeping facilities in order. The current fiscal year plan calls for $9.1 million in maintenance costs as part of a 10-year $56 … more

Leander ponies up: New Old Town pub receives $75K grant

A new business in Leander’s Old Town district will receive a $75,000 grant from the City of Leander to open a brewpub in coming months. The city council approved the matching equity grant earlier this month as part of the city’s Old Town … more

HCCM

Hill Country Community Ministries serves as many as 1,500 people each month. more
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