LH girls soccer blast Taylor, 8-1

By BOB VARMETTE GEORGETOWN – Tayler Walter scored five goals for the Liberty Hill Lady Panthers Thursday night – the first time the senior has ever accomplished the feat, not counting a match against a junior varsity squad. It turned out only two of those goals were actually needed. The other three just made the […]

Colin McGahey is a bi-vocational pastor for the new Capstone Baptist Church in Liberty Hill. In addition to his Master’s of Divinity degree from Southwestern Theological Seminary, he is degreed in natural resources management and is office director and project manager for the civil engineering firm Poznecki-Camarillo, Inc., in Georgetown. (Courtesy Photo)

Capstone Baptist looking to ‘do church’ in a healthy, simple way

By SHELLY WILKISON Liberty Hill’s new Capstone Baptist Church is working to “do church” in a healthy, simple way. “We’re seeking balances between a faithful purpose with God and what He wants us to do, and how we can impact the well-being of the community,” said Pastor Colin McGahey. Capstone Baptist Church, which meets Sundays […]

Dr. Ben Menke is the new clinic director for Texas Physical Therapy Specialists in Liberty Hill. (Christine Bolanos Photo)

Texas Physical Therapy Specialists welcomes Menke to Liberty Hill clinic

By Christine Bolaños When then 11-year-old baseball pitcher Ben Menke suffered an elbow injury, little did he know his physical therapy visits would change his life. “I played a lot of sports. I’ve always been interested in the body and how it worked and how to heal from injuries. It just kind of naturally led […]

Pumpkin Soup served from a hollowed-out pumpkin. (Courtesy Photo)

FOOD WISE: Celebrate fall with pumpkin-y goodness

By CHEF RENEE MORGAN I recently heard that this year’s largest pumpkin record holder weighs in at over 2,000 pounds. Can you imagine? The guy who grew it said he fed it fish and seaweed. That sounds funny, but those nutrients do come in a dehydrated form to use as plant food. It kinda makes […]

EDITORIAL: Newspapers, reporters should stay on the sideline and report the news

At different times through the years we have expressed our dismay when we see hometown reporters from another publication engaged in political activity that slants news in a certain direction. This week, we witnessed this happening again when The Liberty Hill Leader became fully engaged in a political action, and then showed up to report […]

Janice's Band pic 1-color

Janice Maynard & The Country Stardust Band to play Trail of Lights Cowboy Christmas Dance Dec.6

Liberty Hill will kick off the Christmas Festival weekend with the Trail of Lights Cowboy Christmas Dance at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Lions Foundation Park. The family-friendly event is open to the public at no charge. Janice Maynard, a traditional country singer straight from the heart of Texas has been likened to some […]

John Solis stands in front of his latest honor, Grand Champion Reserve won last fall at the National Cook-Off Championship in Buda. Solis recently opened the restaurant John Beere Bar-B-Q in Bertram. (Dana Delgado Photo)

Solis fires up the pits in Bertram

By DANA DELGADO BERTRAM — Over the years, John Solis has made a good living with his hands as a mason, but now finds himself savoring a whole new success. A few years ago, the Bertram native turned an ordinary weekend ritual into an extraordinary new venture for himself. With close attention to detail and […]

Today’s Headlines

Accountant gives City clean audit report

By SHELLY WILKISON An audit report presented Monday shows the City of Liberty Hill has enough money in its fund balance to operate city government … More

WCESD#4 Board tables action on audit

By Christine Bolaños The Williamson County Emergency Services District #4 Commissioners officially contracted with Alliance Payroll of Austin to … More

Veteran first grade teacher Mary Davis said she is always looking for ways to improve her classroom.  “I just want the best for them and will fight for what kids need,” she said. (Dana Delgado Photo)

Veteran teacher’s passion is in the first grade classroom

By Dana Delgado Every day, Mary Davis makes her way to her dimly lit and seemingly undersized work space surrounded by scores of essential … More

Winners of the Future Chef Challenge proudly wear their medals after being recognized for their specially prepared healthy snacks.  From left are Emma McAndrews, Montgomery Madison, Kendall Brown, Mackenzie Wood, Kristopher Kelley and Jordan Warren. (Dana Delgado Photo)

Future Chef Challenge draws healthy snacks

By Dana Delgado This year’s Future Chef Challenge at the Liberty Hill Intermediate School turned out to be more of showcase of an emerging … More

Police, firearms instructor share views on proposed open carry gun legislation

By SHELLY WILKISON As the Texas Legislature considers proposals that would allow licensed gun owners to openly carry their weapons in public, law … More

Liberty Hill Business

Dr. Ben Menke is the new clinic director for Texas Physical Therapy Specialists in Liberty Hill. (Christine Bolanos Photo)

Texas Physical Therapy Specialists welcomes Menke to Liberty Hill clinic

By Christine Bolaños When then 11-year-old baseball pitcher Ben Menke suffered an elbow injury, little did he know his physical therapy visits would change his life. “I played a lot of sports. I’ve always been interested in the body and how it worked and how to heal from injuries. It just kind of naturally led […]

Sticky Bunz owner Amanda Baskin holds up a plate with a few freshly baked vanilla cupcakes topped with buttermilk icing. (Christine Bolanos Photo)

Life, Liberty Hill and the pursuit of Sticky Bunz

By Christine Bolaños The sweet aroma of baked delights envelops customers as they walk through the doors. The wooden floors and rustic ambience provides an inviting home-like feel. The treats are neatly nestled into boxes adorned with a signature green gingham ribbon. This is the Liberty Hill storefront Amanda Baskin, a resident, nurse, wife and […]

IMG_4662

Beck Chapels & Events celebrates Liberty Hill grand opening

The ceremonial ribbon was cut last Thursday at the new Beck Chapels & Events in Liberty Hill. Members of the Liberty Hill Chamber of Commerce hosted the ribbon cutting at the grand opening of Liberty Hill’s funeral home and special event center. Located at 170 CR 214, Beck Chapels & Events offers a chapel for […]

Members of the Beck family and staff of the Liberty Hill location held a grand opening March 12. From left are Jan Beck Cleveland, Janelle Cleveland, Rex Cleveland, Ganelle Beck,
Gene Beck, Sue Dye,
Charla Alemán and
Blake Henderson. (Shelly Wilkison Photo)

Caring for families is what Beck does best

By SHELLY WILKISON On the day that is likely to be the hardest day, having a caring team of professionals taking care of every detail can set the grief-stricken on a path to finding peace. At Beck Chapels & Events in Liberty Hill, caring for families on the most important days of their lives is […]