Council blocks attempt to appoint Mayor’s husband to EDC Board

By SHELLY WILKISON An attempt to appoint the Mayor’s husband to a city committee was blocked by the majority of the City Council on Jan. 25 when the motion died for lack of support. Mayor Pro Tem Vicki Brewer made the motion to appoint Monroe Williamson to the Board of Directors of the City’s Economic […]

Developer seeking City support for 74-unit senior housing community

The proposed Liberty Hill Manor will have an exterior similar to this senior living community that will commence construction in Lampasas in February. The Manor at Hancock Park in Lampasas is a 58-unit complex developed by Prestwick. (Courtesy Grapic)

By SHELLY WILKISON A Georgia-based company looking to build a 74-unit independent living rental community for senior citizens in Liberty Hill received a favorable nod from the City Council Jan. 25. “We have the opportunity to bring in a $10 million project that will cost the City little to nothing,” said Clyde Davis, a local […]

FOOD WISE: Arthritis? Low energy? Try Quinoa.

By CHEF RENEE MORGAN Whew! What a day! Last Sunday I had the opportunity to participate in a very special event at the Cedar Park Center. The first annual Toros Fit Day, which was sponsored in conjunction with the Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, featured  yours truly conducting chef demos throughout the day. What? I […]

Ladies clinch playoff spot with win over Burnet

Maddie Metzger squares up for a jump shot over a Burnet defender in the Lady Panthers’ win Tuesday night. (Photo by Kathy Canady)

By Joseph Garcia Tuesday night’s clash between the Liberty Hill Lady Panthers and the Burnet Lady Bulldogs was a classic battle between the two rivals. With Burnet taking the first meeting of the season at home earlier this month, Liberty Hill returned the favor and protected home court. The Lady Panthers entered the fourth quarter […]

Panthers blow out Burnet, exact revenge

Blake Danielak got the packed crowd at the Panthers Den going with this two-handed jam Tuesday night. (Photo by Kathy Canady)

By Joseph Garcia Liberty Hill’s last meeting with the Burnet Bulldogs resulted in the Runnin’ Panthers’ 43-game district winning streak ending with a 53-51 loss. On Tuesday night in front of a standing-room-only crowd, they received retribution. The dynamic senior duo of point guard Shane LaCaille and Blake Danielak led the charge in Liberty Hill’s […]

Cousins peaking for Runnin’ Panthers

The recent play of Jesse Cousins (#34) has earned him the right to be a starter for Liberty Hill. (Photo by Kathy Canady)

By Joseph Garcia Liberty Hill senior Jessie Cousins has flown under the radar much of the season, but now the 6-2 forward is making his presence felt as his skills continue to ascend upwards along with his playing time. With every passing game, Cousins’ contributions have been more noticeable. The 17-year-old defensive standout has transcended […]

Wolesensky brings Midwest toughness to Lady Panthers

Senior Danielle Wolesensky (#4) brings toughness and a workmanlike attitude to the Lady Panthers basketball team. (Photo by Kathy Canady)

By Joseph Garcia What are some of the attributes associated with folks living in and from the Midwest region of the country? Toughness, hard-working and no-nonsense are just a few and Liberty Hill senior Danielle Wolesensky brings those characteristics and more to the Lady Panthers basketball team. A hard-working, Midwest attitude and persona are what […]

LHLA cancels BBQ Cook-off

By SHELLY WILKISON The Liberty Hill Livestock Association voted Tuesday to cancel the 2013 BBQ Cookoff blaming the challenges involved in obtaining a Mass Gathering Permit and a general “lack of interest” from inside the organization. Kenny Adair, who resigned as president of the organization Tuesday, said the process of obtaining the permit from Williamson […]