Archives for November 2012

All Lady Panthers earn district honors

By Joseph Garcia All 10 players from the 2012 Liberty Hill Lady Panthers’ 10-0 District 8-3A Champion volleyball team were honored by the district for their outstanding play this season, led by MVP Samantha Rimann. Rimann, a senior, is still undecided about where she will be attending college, but she aims to play volleyball at […]

Mike Crane resigns from City Council

By Joseph Garcia The Liberty Hill City Council accepted the resignation of Mayor Pro-Tem Mike Crane on Monday, but tabled a proposal to appoint Liz Branigan as his replacement. A brief letter was hand-written by Crane and dated Wednesday, Nov. 7, but a second version was given to Liberty Hill officials on Monday, reaffirming his […]

VFW, Fellowship Baptist Church enter partnership for use of Post building

VFW Post 8200 and Fellowship Baptist Church have entered into a partnership that will allow the church to use the VFW building for a non-denominational youth center. The VFW Post will retain control of the facility and the adjacent parking area, and the church will pay utility costs and insurance in exchange for being able […]

Mark Sullins

Mark Sullins, age 49, a lifelong resident of Williamson County, passed away unexpectedly on November 1, 2012. He was born in Georgetown on September 6, 1963 to parents Leland Sullins and Shirley Ann Perry.  Mark was a honest and caring person who would give the shirt off his back if it would help someone. He […]

Liberty Hill families enjoy school tradition

Brigid and Terry Boyd enjoyed Thanksgiving lunch at Bill Burden Elementary School on Tuesday with Catherine Boyd, age 7. One week before Thanksgiving, all school cafeterias were serving the traditional turkey and dressing, green beans, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce this week. Families were invited to enjoy lunch with their students. Liberty Hill schools will […]

General joins community in paying tribute to Veterans

Flanked by Liberty Hill’s Wall of Veterans, Brig. General Stephen Sanders joined the community Nov. 10 as it recognized U.S. military  service men and women during the annual Veterans Day tribute. Sanders, deputy commanding general for the 36th Infantry Division of the Texas Army National Guard, reminded Liberty Hill that the United States remains at […]

LH Public Library celebrates 10 years

By KATE LUDLOW The Liberty Hill Public Library celebrates its 10th anniversary this month. Since its opening in 2002, the library has stood as an example of the Liberty Hill spirit, and the ability to build something great out of nothing. “Our slogan is ‘The Heart of the Hill,’” says Library Director and Librarian Sandy Schultz. […]

Gatesville wins final game in Panther Stadium

By Joseph Garcia Emotions were running high Friday as Liberty Hill took the field for the final time at Panther Stadium and if that was not enough, it was senior night with undefeated Gatesville in town ready to fight for its 10th win in front of a standing room only crowd. Liberty Hill found itself […]

Liberty Hill falls to Springtown in regional quarterfinal

By Joseph Garcia In an improvement from last season, the Lady Panthers advanced to the Regional Quarterfinal round of the playoffs this year and were met by the No. 7 ranked Springtown Porcupines for the right to advance to Snyder for the semifinals. It was a matchup of two highly-talented teams with championship aspirations on […]

Top-ranked Runnin’ Panthers start season

By Joseph Garcia Following the highly-successful 2011-2012 campaign in which Liberty Hill, led by Coach Barry Boren, was a hair away from the state tournament, the Runnin’ Panthers will be faced with the arduous task of living up to those standards this season. Recently, Liberty Hill received the No. 6 pre-season ranking by the Texas […]