Archives for November 2012

Dixon a leader for the Lady Panthers

By Joseph Garcia Senior guard Cera Dixon is a true Panther through and through having grown up in Liberty Hill and she also is the most veteran player on this year’s Lady Panther team. Dixon is one of five seniors on the Lady Panthers’ roster, but she has logged the most varsity games and has […]

FOOD WISE: Enjoy the delights of a Southern Christmas

By CHEF RENEE MORGAN I see it everywhere I look lately. As we are headed into the holiday season, it seems like every magazine and food blog has an article about the merits of a “Southern Christmas.” How to set a southern table. What southern Christmas memories are your favorites? How to decorate the perfect […]

Help a Liberty Hill family by donating to Brown Santa

The Liberty Hill Independent encourages the community to donate to Williamson County Brown Santa this holiday season. The newspaper office, which is a local drop-off location, will accept toy donations until Dec. 10. The donation barrel is located inside the newspaper office at 14251 W. SH 29, Suite B, in Liberty Hill. Brown Santa gives […]

Senior point guard leads Runnin’ Panthers

By Joseph Garcia   Much like in football where teams live and die by a good quarterback, so do a basketball teams and their starting point guards. Thankfully for the Liberty Hill Runnin’ Panthers, they have one in  senior Shane LaCaille. En route to helping Liberty Hill reach the regional finals last season, as a junior […]

LHISD earns top rating on financial reporting

By Shelly Wilkison Liberty Hill Independent School District scored a superior rating on the School Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) — an announcement that was made during a public hearing Monday. The purpose of the rating process is to promote accountability for the quality of the school district’s financial management practices. School FIRST […]

Capital Metro reveals strategy for ad campaign

By KATE LUDLOW Capital Metro unveiled an advertising campaign this fall aimed at rail safety in Liberty Hill and surrounding communities. While the number of collisions between trains and automobiles has not increased, Erica Macioge, spokesperson  for Capital Metro says that the number of “near-misses” is on the rise. The June death of a 59-year-old […]

Luckadoo earns place in All-State Jazz Band

Dray Luckadoo, a junior at Liberty Hill High School, was recently selected second chair alto saxophone player in the All-State Jazz Band. Son of Ray and Sheri Luckadoo, Dray will represent Liberty Hill at the Texas Music Educators Convention in San Antonio in February. “Dray has really lit on fire about jazz in the last […]

FOOD WISE: Make-ahead snacks for game-day entertaining

By CHEF RENEE MORGAN Considering how much I’ve written on the subject, it’s no secret how much I love fall. I love everything about it. The colors, the cool, crisp air, boots and cute sweaters, gorgeous fall veggies like kale, chard, pumpkin and butternut squash, and those cooler weather foods I’ve been craving. This time […]

Lady Panthers host home basketball opener

By Joseph Garcia It is official, the basketball season is here. The Lady Panthers hosted their first basketball game of the season at the Panthers Den Tuesday when 4A Vista Ridge came to town. Liberty Hill was down 7-0 before junior Blair Lord scored the Lady Panthers’ first points. Liberty Hill then hit back-to-back three […]

Germann finishes 10th in State Meet

By Joseph Garcia   The Liberty Hill Panthers’ cross country season finished Saturday as they competed against the highest possible level of competition at Old Settler’s Park in Round Rock for the state meet. Last season, the LH boys’ team took to the medal stand with a bronze around their necks and Susie Kemper outright won […]