Chief: LHPD restructuring should not impact service

By SHELLY WILKISON While Liberty Hill police say preventive patrol around the clock may discourage some criminal activity, the schedule was too much for the department’s small staff. So when an officer resigned in April, Chief Randy Williams said he used the opportunity to “restructure” the Liberty Hill Police Department.  In addition to not filling […]

THE INDEPENDENT earns high marks from Texas journalists

The Liberty Hill Independent earned awards this week in the Texas Press Association’s 2012 Better Newspaper Contest. Competing among weekly newspapers across the state, The Independent won Second Place for Editorials, Sports Photo and Special Section, and Fourth Place for Column Writing and Page Design. This year 169 newspapers submitted 1,703 entries, and of those […]

FOOD WISE: What to do with an abundance of tomatoes

Summer Tomato Salad (Courtesy Photo)

By CHEF RENEE MORGAN Ah, those perfect orbs of sunshine and health all wrapped up in a couple of balanced, juicy, sweet and acidic bites! Of course, I’m talking about tomatoes once again. It’s hard to believe that I straight up hated tomatoes until I was well into adulthood. Am I tomato obsessed? Well, maybe. […]