FOOD WISE: German influence is prominent in Southern-style cooking

By CHEF RENEE MORGAN Sometimes you just have to get the heck ‘outta Dodge. Not because the law is after you, but because if you don’t get a break soon, you may do something that will cause the law to be after you. Oh come on now, don’t act like you never think this way. [...]

Lady Panthers sweep Gatesville

By Joseph Garcia Tuesday night’s volley match between the 5-0 Liberty Hill Lady Panthers and the 4-1 Gatesville Lady Hornets figured to be a heavyweight battle to take control of District 8-3A. Instead, in front of a rowdy home crowd it was a seemingly dominant performance by the No. 23 ranked team in the state [...]

Freshmen Panthers take the fight to the Texans

By Joseph Garcia If you thought the varsity Panthers were impressive in their big win over Wimberley, the freshmen looked every bit as good at Panther Stadium Thursday, Sept. 27. Following games in which the 7th grade Gold (0-1-1) team tied Wimberley 0-0, while the 7th Purple (0-3) team lost 14-0, the high school’s youngest [...]

Panthers play ‘lights out’ defense

By Joseph Garcia The old addage is offense gets the glory, but defense wins championships and Liberty Hill Head Coach Jerry Vance sure hopes that is the case. Opposing teams have gone pass happy against the Panthers (4-1) and they’ve had to given how many points they are usually down. The defense averages 248.8 passing [...]

LH runners step up in time of need

By JOSEPH GARCIA  A tad depleted but not out, runners from both the girls and boys Liberty Hill cross country teams have answered the bell when teammates need them the most. Already having to alter their schedule due to inclement weather, Panther runners ran their toughest course thus far this year on Monday. Some runners [...]

LHHS student charged with aggravated assault

By SHELLY WILKISON Liberty Hill police charged a high school student with aggravated assault last week after a male juvenile reportedly used a pocketknife to threaten another student. Police Chief Randy Williams said officers were dispatched to Liberty Hill High School about 9:48 a.m. Sept. 26. He said school officials reported that the incident occurred [...]

Local teen has a heart for wild mustangs

By KATE LUDLOW Liberty Hill teen Morgan Moreno recently competed in the Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover, an event that works to educate horse enthusiasts to the talent and trainability of feral American Mustangs. She placed 6th overall out of 66 youth contestants, and she and her horse, Charlie Brown, were picked as Fan Favorites for [...]

Nadine G. Theroux

Nadine G. Theroux, age 87, of Round Rock, and formerly of Liberty Hill, passed away on September 26, 2012. Nadine was born on May 3, 1925 in Manning, Texas to Charles and Eva (Ballew) Grimes. She married Harry Earl Theroux on March 26, 1944, and they were blessed with 67 wonderful years together until he [...]

Latest trends in home decor can be found at Simply Home

By KATE LUDLOW Just in time for holiday decorating and gift-giving, Simply Home Décor & More is open and offering a tasteful array of home décor items, wedding and baby shower gifts, kitchenware,  collegiate items and more. “I’ve always been crafty, and I’ve always loved home items,” says Tami Spearman, owner. “I love my home [...]

FOOD WISE: Take steps to improve health with smarter food choices

By CHEF RENEE MORGAN Last week, we started a conversation about some of the health and nutrition aspects of food. I had just visited my eye doctor and was advised that I could get the same, if not better benefits to the health of my eyes by eating more kale rather than taking expensive “eye” [...]