Archives for August 2011

Panthers drop season opener 21-0

By Joseph Garcia Sports Editor LEANDER — Friday’s season opener pitted the Liberty Hill Panthers against a Leander Rouse team in search of its first varsity victory. The Panthers never gave up, refused to say die and showed plenty of heart. However, Liberty Hill’s gritty toughness was not enough to overcome four turnovers and missed […]

Proposed ESD tax rate is state max, higher than rollback rate

Williamson County ESD Commissioners later this month will consider adopting a tax rate of $0.10 per $100 property valuation — the maximum rate allowed by state law. During a regular meeting Tuesday, ESD #4 commissioners discussed a proposed $1.2 million budget for the coming fiscal year that includes a 2 percent step pay increase for […]

Judge issues order stopping LHWSC membership meeting

Wendell McLeod, Police Chief Randy Williams (ABOVE) LHWSC Secretary-Treasurer Wendell McLeod (left) is served by Police Chief Randy Williams with a Temporary Restraining Order stopping him from calling to order the annual membership meeting Tuesday night. The City of Liberty Hill filed a Motion for Declaratory Judgment Tuesday in 26th District Court in Williamson County. […]

LHWSC cited by state for system violations

Although an investigation of the Liberty Hill Water Supply Corp. identified a number of moderate to serious violations last spring, the Board of Directors, the City of Liberty Hill, the engineer and the City’s attorney were not informed until last week that there was a problem. A letter from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality […]