Saturday, July 22, 2017
Bethlehem Lutheran Church Round Top Texas

Bethlehem Lutheran Church: A Community Pillar in Round Top

For 150 years, Bethlehem Lutheran Church has been a community pillar in Round Top.
The history of the church and the town are deeply intertwined. “For...
Nussbaumer Book Signing

Nussbaumer to Sign Books in Round Top

Michelle Nussbaumer to Sign Book during DESIGNER DREAM SPREEWanderlust By Michelle Nussbaumer, Published by RizzoliWith homes in San Miguel de Allende, Gstaad and...
Sam Houston was leading the Texas army during Runaway Scrape

The Runaway Scrape

by Lonn Taylor The Rambling BoyThe weeks between March 6, 1836, when the Alamo fell, and April 21, when Santa Anna was defeated at San...
Courtjester-Hat

The Court Jester’s Kingdom: What Do You Get?

The Court Jester, the leading laugh-maker in the Roundtopolis, was holding court, when he asked:What do you get when you cross 50 female pigs...
Ammannsville KJT Hall

A Look at Ammannsville and Dubina

Years after my first dance hall visit, I decided to write about the vibrant settings that had become a regular part of my life....
Caddo Lake located in East Texas

Caddo Lake: Visions of a Southern Cypress Lake

 Caddo: Visions of a Southern Cypress Lake is a stunning tribute to one of Texas’ most enigmatic waterways. Thad Sitton, a veteran East Texas...
Anna Spencer Morse, Grace Photography photo Round Top Festival Institutevideo

Round Top Festival Institute: No Ordinary Dream

Internationally acclaimed concert pianist James Dick asks: Why dream the ordinary?Master carpenter Larry Birkelbach maintains: The impossible just takes longer.Two men. Four hands. One goal: to...
Round Top Fourth of July Float

Fayette County Fourth of July

Find info on the 2016 Round Top 4th of July Celebration Here.Yesterday was the 231st Fourth of July to be celebrated in the United...
Texas Hill Country is a natural paradise

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Texas Hill Country

The Hill Country, known for its beautiful displays of spring wildflowers, clear limestone-bottomed streams and quintessentially “Texas” small towns, is one of the best-loved...
Texas Dance Hall Preservation Round Top Register Cover Story

Texas Dance Hall Preservation: A Passion

 The dance hall culture is alive and well around Round Top. Smoke still pours from barbecue pits, music wafts through open windows and crowds...