The path from Pakistan to an American presidential election

Zeshan Janmohad, an owner partner of Boomer’s convenience store in Liberty Hill, became a U.S. citizen in 2011 and voted for the first time on Tuesday. (Photo by Kate Ludlow)

By KATE LUDLOW Voting is an American right, but for those who are not born here, the road to the polling place can be a long process. For Zeshan Janmohad, the friendly familiar face behind the counter at Boomer’s convenience store in Liberty Hill, the journey to a ballot box in Williamson County started in […]

GAME NIGHT PREVIEW: Liberty Hill vs Gatesville

Liberty Hill (2-2, 6-3) vs. Gatesville (4-0, 9-0) 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, Liberty Hill Panther Stadium Gatesville High School Enrollment: 826 Coach: Kyle Cooper Mascot: Hornet Colors: Black/Gold League: 8-3A The Liberty Hill Panthers will play their final game at Panther Stadium Friday needing a win over undefeated Gatesville to have a shot at making the […]

Liberty Hill voters remain strongly predictable, overwhelmingly Republican

By CHARLEY WILKISON Very predictable might be the best description of Election Day in Liberty Hill. After a highly spirited Republican Primary season, Election Day in Liberty Hill found voters basically rubber stamping state and county outcomes. Gone were the political red hot races of the U.S. Senate and District Attorney. Local voters seemed to […]

Lady runners, Germann headed to State

The Lady Panther cross country team advances to the State Meet this weekend. Wearing their silver medals from the Regional Meet in Lubbock last week, runners from left are Baylie Bevers, Chelsea Cole, Jordan Marsh, Maria Rodriguez, Amanda Kelley, Abbi Shelton, Danielle Rimann and Coach Kim Holt.  (Photo by Doug Germann)

By Joseph Garcia The Panthers are headed back to state. Following a substandard district meet in Lampasas, 10 days later the Liberty Hill girls’ cross country team rebounded with a resilient performance by taking second at the UIL Regional Championship meet in Lubbock on Saturday, Nov. 3. Led by freshman Danielle Rimann who finished in […]

Chefalicious Hospitality working to make a difference in child nutrition in Williamson County

By KATE LUDLOW Sometimes, a run of bad luck can lead to some pretty great things. For Liberty Hill’s Chef Renee Morgan, what should have been a crisis ended up sparking a new career, and a new opportunity to give back to those around her through a non-profit organization, Chefalicious Hospitality. “We work to use […]

EDC Board’s budget includes salary for Director

By SHELLY WILKISON Members of the Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors voted Tuesday to recommend the Liberty Hill City Council amend the current city budget to reflect expenditures supported by the Board. Among those was a proposed  $80,000 salary for an EDC Director.  After much discussion, the Board voted 4-1 to make the recommendation […]

New rules impact BBQ Cook-off

By SHELLY WILKISON Organizers say strict enforcement of permitting requirements at the county level may create some roadblocks that could impact the bottom line of Liberty Hill’s largest fundraising event in 2013. For years, the Liberty Hill BBQ Cook-off has been the leader when it comes to community fundraising — raising more than $27,000 this […]

Landon’s birthday party offers chance to help local family in need

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By KATE LUDLOW With a head of thick, golden hair, and a mischievous grin, it is hard to tell how sick Landon Pemberton really is. But as he approaches his sixth birthday, Landon is inviting everyone to his birthday party, where along with the bouncy houses, movies and snacks, his family will be working to […]

Panthers defeat Lampasas Badgers 28-7

By Joseph Garcia LAMPASAS – Last year when Liberty Hill traveled to Lampasas the game was to determine the District 25-3A champion. This year when the Panthers arrived at Badger Field, both teams were fighting for their playoff lives with the loser officially being eliminated from postseason play. The Panthers struggled last Friday to get […]

Panther Band sets Liberty Hill record at UIL Area

Director John Perrin and some of the band students display their awards from UIL Area contest Oct. 27. (Photo by Shelly Wilkison)

The Liberty Hill High School Panther Marching Band made school district history Saturday by placing sixth among 28 bands at UIL Area marching competition. Director John Perrin said the band was one place away from qualifying for the State contest in Class 3A. “It’s the farthest Liberty Hill has ever gone,” said Perrin, adding that […]