Lady Panthers make history with winning season

After a memorable season, the Lady Panthers pose one last time. Top row from left, Coach Charice Hankins, Kyli Herman, Presley Walker, Paige Lafferty, Kourtney Bevers, Katy Mullan, Lorrie Potts, Coach Kristin Brewer, Lexi Lucas, Coach Carlos Garza and Sarah Baulch. Center row, Paige Holland, Courtney Weems, Robin Clarke, Jessica Green, Bailey Browder, Samantha Junkin, Payton Walker. Seated are Kendyl Yandrisovitz and Kallen Floyd. (Photo by Kathy Canady)

By Joseph Garcia Before the first pitch of the season was hurled, Liberty Hill Women’s Athletic Coordinator and softball coach of 15 years Charice Hankins seemingly knew something. In pre-season interviews, the long-time coach was admittedly excited for the potential her team might have in 2012. She was right. With nine seniors on the team, […]

Liberty Hill Development Board working to preserve the past

Members of the Liberty Hill Development Board from left are Mark Witcher, Marion Tully, President Larry Nicholson, Jimmy Oliver, Gary Spivey, Ray Anderson, Darwin Wiggers, Bob Harris and Gary Jackson. (Photo by Kate Ludlow)

By KATE LUDLOW Liberty Hill’s past will take a giant leap into the future as the Liberty Hill Development Board works to  restore sculptures from  the Liberty Hill Sculpture Garden and create a permanent home for them alongside a museum to house Liberty Hill’s long and storied history. In 1976, 23 artists from six different […]

Liberty Hill’s Class of 2012 receives $1.4 million in scholarships

Liberty Hill seniors graduated June 1 at Panther Stadium. (Photo by Kathy Canady)

Students from Liberty Hill High School’s Class of 2012 graduated June 1 carrying with them more than $1.4 million in college scholarships. During the Senior Breakfast and Awards program May 27, students received scholarships from local organizations, families memorializing a loved one and businesses. Many also received scholarships from the colleges and universities where they […]

Water restrictions in place across Liberty Hill area

By KATE LUDLOW Last week, the City of Liberty Hill issued water restrictions, a move that may not have come as a surprise to customers. City Water Utility Operator Brian Kirk said that no major changes have occurred in the system, and that the restrictions are left over from last summer. “We never really got […]

FOOD WISE: Find fresh veggies at Bertram’s Farmers Market

Try Mexican Layer Dip for summer entertaining. (Courtesy Photo)

By CHEF RENEE MORGAN Boy, was there a lot going on last weekend! I hope all of you had a fantastic Memorial Day weekend. I know I did. Anyone who says there is nothing to do around here just isn’t looking hard enough. First up, did you know there is a new farmers market in […]

THE HOW DO GARDENER: Herbs–attractive, tasty and surprisingly useful

By RICK BICKLING Memorial Day has come and gone, the garden is growing nicely, the temperature has not yet reached 100 degrees, and in our springtime induced enthusiasm to plant our favorite vegetables and flowers, herbs are an often overlooked afterthought. An herb is defined as a seed producing annual, biennial, or perennial that does […]

Van Natters selling real estate, promoting communities

Michelle and Eric Van Natter in front of one of their Liberty Hill properties. (Photo by Kate Ludlow)

  Eric and Michelle Van Natter sell more than houses – they promote the community. Van Natter & Associates is open for business and they want to help you sell or find your new home. Michelle was born and raised in the Georgetown and Liberty Hill area, and previously worked as a 911 dispatcher. Eric […]