Varsity girls miss upset of Vandegrift

By Joseph Garcia It has yet to be determined what kind of team the Liberty Hill Lady Panthers will be when district play comes around in January, but it is likely they will be in every single game with a shot to win as was the case Tuesday night at the Panthers Den. With Liberty […]

Farney preparing for first legislative session

By SHELLY WILKISON With one month before she is sworn in as State Representative, Dr. Marsha Farney is spending her days preparing for a legislative session where all eyes will be on public education. Dr. Farney, a Republican, was elected without opposition in November to represent Williamson, Burnet and Milam counties in the Texas House. […]

Displaced by fire, family finds hope in ‘little blessings’

By SHELLY WILKISON They may never know how or where it started, but days after a devastating fire, the air is still heavy around the place that the Leger family called home for almost 20 years. “It’s very unsettling, very strange,” said Mark Leger as he walked up the driveway toward the house. Although the […]

Danielak a key to Runnin’ Panthers’ success

By Joseph Garcia Some folks are seemingly born to do certain things in their lifetime and for Liberty Hill senior Blake Danielak, basketball was always his destiny. The 6-7 forward was one of the cornerstones of last season’s deep playoff run and is essential to the team’s success for the 2012-2013 season. If the Runnin’ […]

FOOD WISE: Chef Renee’s Annual Gift Guide

Last year, I shared several ideas with you for making your own food gifts in a Christmas gift guide. Your reception of those ideas was overwhelmingly positive. In fact, as recently as last month, someone told me that she had kept last year’s guide for the recipes and ideas. With so many great ideas out […]

Workin’ on the chain gang

By Joseph Garcia   They may often go unnoticed, but they are as vital as referees are in order to play an official football game. But the way Tom Perrin, Bud Carpenter, Kirk Lafferty, Cory Fulmer and Tim Macholini figure it, as part of the chain gang, they have the best seats in the house. Combined, […]

AAA Storage expands business to include shipping services, mailbox rental, packing supplies

By KATE LUDLOW AAA Storage has been storing Liberty Hill’s stuff since the 1960’s, but recent additions to the business have turned AAA Storage into the premier place to ship things. “We are an official USPS (U.S. Postal Service) center, though not a post office. We also ship with FedEX, and DHL for international shipping. […]

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 […]