Archives for September 2011

Judge did not issue order for new LHWSC election

Judge did not issue order for new LHWSC election District Judge Billy Ray Stubblefield did not issue an order directing the Liberty Hill Water Supply Corp. to hold another election of its membership as claimed in a resignation letter issued last week by Board President Tracy Wiggers. Through an Open Records request, The Independent obtained […]

Panthers scratch out Blackcats

Panthers scratch out Blackcats By Joseph Garcia Sports Editor The Liberty Hill offense continues to get stronger. Picking up right where he left off, senior fullback Brandan Corn took the handoff on the first offensive play of the game for the Liberty Hill Panthers and scampered around the right side of the line and didn’t […]

LHISD breaks ground on high school complex

Liberty Hill school trustees broke ground on a new $71 million high school and athletic complex during a ceremony Sunday afternoon at the site of the new facilities on SH 29, west of Liberty Hill. In the photo above from left are Tony Stephens, Clay Cole, Leslye Pogue, Alfie Perrin, Shawn Roberts, Mike Bowles, David […]

Liberty Hill improves to 2-0 at home

Liberty Hill improves to 2-0 at home By Joseph Garcia Sports Editor After missing last week’s game against China Spring, Liberty Hill senior fullback Brandan Corn not only returned to form, but seemed to have a bounce in his step. With the Panthers up 21-20 against the Rockdale Tigers with 2:09 left in the game, […]

Panthers lose to China Spring, 13-12

Panthers lose to China Spring, 13-12 By Joseph Garcia Sports Editor CHINA SPRING – When China Spring came out in the second half and scored on its opening possession, the Liberty Hill Panthers did not flinch. The Panthers, playing in front of an energetic, homecoming crowd, had a chance to win with 18.9 seconds left […]

Liberty Hill area impacted by wildfires

Firefighters from Williamson County Emergency Services District #4 are assisting Leander firefighters and other agencies this afternoon in the second day of unprecedented wildfires in Central Texas. As smoke continues to hover over Liberty Hill this evening, a 20-acre fire has destroyed 10 homes in the Mason Creek and Crystal Falls Subdivisions north of Crystal […]

Panthers defense, running game leads to first win

By Joseph Garcia Sports Editor It went down to the very last play of the game, but the Liberty Hill Panthers’ defense made the difference from start to finish Friday at Panther Stadium. The Liberty Hill defense absolutely dominated the first half not allowing the Cuero offense beyond the 50-yard line. Swarm tackling and instinctive […]