The Friends of the Bertram Free Library has received a 2 million dollar grant for a state of the art library from the Roy F. and Joann Cole Mitte Foundation. The name of the new library will be the Joann Cole Mitte Memorial Library in honor of Bertram’s home town girl who was born and raised in Bertram. Construction of the building began in June of 2010 and is scheduled to be completed in October. Following completion, it will take approximately two months to furnish, and the library will open early in 2011.
On April 30, 1918, a group of 10 citizens met to organize a state bank in the town of Bertram. Directors were elected, land was purchased and a building erected. On August 1, 1918 Farmers State Bank opened for business.
Bertram Comberland Presbyterian Church is having its 2nd Annual Arts and Crafts/Antique/Garage Sale on the Church Grounds May 2nd – 3rd from 9 am to 5pm each day. The Address is 435 Highway 29 West. The purpose is to raise funds for mission projects. Continue reading
In 2006 Money Magazine® listed Burnet County, including Bertram, as one of the top places to live in the country. Why? Because of its hills, valleys, woods and water and the affordability of buying this beauty.