Archives for November 2011

Commission recommends immediate changes to City’s sign ordinance

The newly appointed chairman of the City’s Planning & Zoning Commission urged fellow appointees this week to adopt six changes to the sign ordinance that he said will provide relief for local businesses and encourage new growth. Clyde Davis, a local real estate broker, chaired his first meeting of the Commission Tuesday — one day […]

Anytime Fitness offers personal attention, 24-hour access

By KATE LUDLOW Staff Writer Anytime Fitness’ motto fits them well — “Just Right.” With the new 24-hour fitness facility set to open in Liberty Hill in late November, Anytime Fitness offers an exercise environment that’s not too big, not too small, but rather, just right. “We’re not here to see how many members we […]

Liberty Hill wins bi-district playoff 35-14

By Joseph Garcia Sports Editor BASTROP – After shaky first possessions for both teams started the game and the playoff jitters were settled, the Liberty Hill Panthers emerged as the top cats on the turf of Bastrop Memorial Stadium Friday night. Liberty Hill dominated time of possession in the second half, holding Navarro to one […]

Confusion on grinder pumps, sewer shared by city staff, customers

By SHELLY WILKISON While the City Manager says he is accustomed to following ordinances and state law when it comes to enforcing policies adopted by the City Council, he admits there is plenty of confusion when it comes to Liberty Hill’s wastewater service. “I’m still trying to answer all the questions myself,” said Manuel De […]

Business owners complain to Council about higher taxes, confusing policies

By Shelly Wilkison Liberty Hill City Council members heard from business owners this week who complained about higher taxes and confusing city policies they believe are hurting existing businesses. In an attempt to improve communication with city residents and local businesses, the Council held the first in a series of Town Hall meetings Monday that […]

Liberty Hill burns Burnet 65-33

By Joseph Garcia Sports Editor It could not have been a better sendoff for the seniors of Liberty Hill High school as they really took it to heated rival Burnet in front of a standing room only crowd Friday night at Panther Stadium. In their final tune up before the playoffs, the Panthers outmanned the […]

Council strategizes about Nov 7 Town Hall meeting

The City Council strategized Tuesday on how to maintain control and decorum during an upcoming Town Hall Meeting as some officials expect business owners and residents to turn out in mass to complain. “Here is what this is not going to be — a gripe session to beat up on us,” said Liberty Hill Mayor […]

Comanche Trail Veterinary Center Grand Opening

When Dr. Russel Martin first opened Comanche Trail Veterinary Center, he was still working to get the center up to a full-operations level. But, to those who know him and work with him, it came as no surprise that he wasn’t letting a little lack of space stop him from providing top-notch care. “There was […]

Johnston evolved into team leader for Panthers

By Joseph Garcia Sports Editor When Liberty Hill fans see No. 35 running with the football, they are cheering for more than just a first down or a score – they are rooting for Senior tailback Jonathan “Johnny” Johnston. Johnston’s life changed about a year and a half ago when he and his family, along […]

Lady Panthers beat Boerne in bi-district playoff

By Joseph Garcia Sports Editor DRIPPING SPRINGS – Although the Liberty Hill Lady Panthers started Tuesday’s bi-district playoff match solid, it was the way they closed out the Boerne Greyhounds for a 3-1 win that was impressive and memorable. Liberty Hill will move on to round two of the 3A volleyball playoffs after taking care […]