Archives for October 2012

Burnet beats Liberty Hill 44-36

By Joseph Garcia BURNET – The rivalry game between Liberty Hill and Burnet was expected to turn into a classic Friday night at Bulldog Stadium, and the teams did not disappoint. In a game that had early playoff implications, the District 8-3A battle came down to who had the ball last. That team was Burnet. […]

TCEQ: City wells producing insufficient amount of water

By SHELLY WILKISON Engineers and attorneys for the City of Liberty Hill are preparing an official response to a report by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality that city wells are not producing enough water for its customers. An inspection by state agency officials recently showed the city fell short of producing the minimum standard […]

Cross country teams advance to regionals

By Joseph Garcia LAMPASAS – It was a cool morning with a brisk breeze floating across the cross country course at Lampasas High School. Wednesday  was an ideal morning for a race and an even more ideal outcome for Liberty Hill. The Liberty Hill girls’ team arrived in Lampasas the favorites to win, but it […]

Lady Panthers finish season as District Champs

By Joseph Garcia  It was a pretty sweet way to end the regular season for the Lady Panthers’ volleyball team Tuesday night with a sweep over Lampasas (25-12, 25-17, 25-15) officially crowing Liberty Hill as undefeated District 8-3A Champions. Having only dropped two sets (30-2) throughout district play, Liberty Hill’s dominance was on display week […]

General to keynote local Veterans Day ceremony

Liberty Hill veterans will host Brig. General Stephen G. Sanders during a special Veterans Day Memorial Service at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the VFW Post 8200 downtown. Since 2009, Sanders has served as deputy commanding general for the 36th Infantry Division of the Texas Army National Guard. In his role, he is the […]

Parks Board approves purchase of safety mats for playground

The City’s Parks & Recreation Board approved a $400 expenditure Tuesday to purchase safety mats for the swings and slides at the City Park playground. Board member Deborah Soja said the ground had worn down under two swings and two slides at the playground and the safety mats were needed. The mats will be purchased […]

William Christopher ‘Wiggy’ Shell

William Christopher “Wiggy” Shell (affectionately known as Dad, Grandpa, Pa) received the blessing of life on December 17, 1925. A native of Georgetown, Texas, he was God’s special gift to Ethel Edwards and Jonas M. Shell Jr., born on the Shell Ranch, now known as The Rivery and Rivery Park. He is a descendant of […]

Jackson appointed to WCESD #4 Board

Williamson County Commissioners recently appointed a Round Rock man to the Board of Commissioners of the Williamson County Emergency Services District #4. Todd Jackson, vice president of the engineering firm Halff Associates, Inc., in Georgetown, was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Board left by longtime member Gene Gatlin, who passed away in January. […]

Hillman shares career highlights, encourages business leaders

By KATE LUDLOW Los Angeles Dodgers Bench Coach Trey Hillman, a Liberty Hill resident, gave a leadership presentation to a combined luncheon Tuesday of the Liberty Hill Chamber of Commerce and the Christian Business Leaders Association. Hillman, who has made a name for himself as a manager and baseball coach, imparted his leadership techniques for […]

Singing Constable to perform tribute to Elvis in Liberty Hill

By KATE LUDLOW As a young boy growing up in Houston, Randy Hinson used to hear Elvis on the radio, and got the feeling he was hearing something special. “Elvis was a very charismatic person. I used to listen to ‘Hound Dog’ and ‘Don’t Be Cruel,’ recalls Hinson. “As I grew older, I realized he […]