City may charge youth sports groups for utilities at City Park

The City’s Parks & Recreation Board of Directors learned Tuesday that the City may soon begin billing the Liberty Hill Youth Football & Cheer and the Liberty Hill Youth Soccer Association for water and electricity at City Park. Board member Michael Wilson, who also serves as President of the youth football organization, said he was […]

Creating bike-friendly roads could boost Liberty Hill tourism

Bicycle planning and tourism experts from the City of Austin and Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) spoke to Liberty Hill city leaders Monday about the possible economic impact of creating bike-friendly roadways. “There are a lot of bike paths coming out this way from Austin, and I wanted the Council to hear about some […]

Panthers lose to Badgers, 21-17

Panthers lose to Badgers, 21-17 By Joseph Garcia Sports Editor LAMPASAS – It was a heavy weight slugfest for the District 25-3A title Friday night at Badger Stadium. When all was said and done in what was a back and forth battle, the Lampasas badgers outlasted the Liberty Hill Panthers, scoring the go-ahead points with […]

Motion to terminate Fire Chief fails

Motion to terminate Fire Chief fails (Posted: 7:50 a.m. Oct. 20, 2011) Following a half-hour executive session Tuesday, a motion to terminate the employment of Fire Chief Bruce Watson died for lack of a second. Emergency Services District #4 Commissioner Emory Martin made the motion to terminate Watson, but there was no discussion in the […]

Panthers shut out Yellow Jackets 38-0

Panthers shut out Yellow Jackets 38-0 By Joseph Garcia Sports Editor LLANO – For the second week in a row Liberty Hill played a complete football game and did not overlook another one-win team in Llano. And all the defense did was shut out the Yellow Jackets while not allowing a single first down all […]

Chubby Knuckles Choir serving up mix of music styles at Dahlia Cafe

Chubby Knuckles Choir serving up mix of music styles at Dahlia Cafe By Kate Ludlow Staff Writer Ask Liberty Hill resident Dave Gould what type of music his band plays and you’re guaranteed to stump him. “That’s the $64,000 question. We have yet to come up with an answer to that,” he says. A mix […]

Former water tank home to Bertram recycle center

By KATE LUDLOW Staff Writer In a smaller town with limited recycling options, the Bertram Recycling Center offers residents a way to recycle most all eligible household waste items, and naturally they do it with their own bit of small-town charm. Located on the edge of Downtown Bertram, the recycling center itself was put into […]

Visit to Haunted Jail helps local families during the holidays

Visit to Haunted Jail helps local families during the holidays As if a century-old jail that once housed the worst of Williamson County isn’t scarey enough, the narrow walkways and cell blocks will be especially creeped out this month as thousands of visitors wind their way through for a good cause. First opened to prisoners […]

City water customers will see surcharge on next bill

Beginning later this month, city water customers will notice a $6 per month surcharge on their water bills as a result of recent action taken by the Board of Directors of the Liberty Hill Water Supply Corp. to try to recoup some of the costs of purchasing water from Chisholm Trail Special Utility District. City […]

P&Z elects Davis chair, sends plat to Council over Manager’s objections

P&Z elects Davis chair, sends plat to Council over Manager’s objections Within minutes after calling the first meeting to order, it was revealed that newly-appointed members of the City’s Planning & Zoning Commission had communicated a plan by email prior to the meeting to elect Clyde Davis chairman. Davis was not present Tuesday. However, he […]