FOOD WISE: Resolve to explore new tastes in 2013

By CHEF RENEE MORGAN Oh good gravy! It’s that time of year again. The time when we make those pesky resolutions. Those promises to ourselves about how we’re going to lose weight, read all the great classics, go to the gym at 5 a.m. every day, leap tall buildings in a single bound and all […]

BREAKING NEWS: Liberty Hill suspect in custody after Union State Bank robbery

A Liberty Hill man was arrested and charged with robbery this morning after police say he robbed Union State Bank on State Highway 29 in Liberty Hill. Police Chief Randy Williams said Samuel Laws, 48, walked up to the drive-through window about 8:15 a.m. Friday and passed a note demanding money be placed in a […]

Liberty Hill wakes to snow today

Cooper Boatright, age 2 1/2, saw his first snow and built his first snowman in Liberty Hill this morning. His dad, Ryan Boatright, told The Independent, “He was a little nervous at first but finally jumped in and had a blast.” The snow is melting fast. We would like to see your photos. Send them […]

LHPD: More can be done to keep kids safe at school

By SHELLY WILKISON More can be done to keep students safe at school — a responsibility that Liberty Hill Police say should be shared by law enforcement and school administrators. As many continue to search for understanding and explanation in the aftermath of a shooting Dec. 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, […]

STAFF NOTEBOOK: A little story about time passing and a red-headed, freckled-face kid y’all helped us raise

The saying that it takes a village to raise a child was meant to illustrate everyone’s responsibility in helping to sculpt and raise the young people in a community. In fact, the argument could be made that’s why Liberty Hill cares so much about its schools — it’s a reflection of how much we care […]