Archives for 2012

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 […]

The path from Pakistan to an American presidential election

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 […]