Shorthanded track and field teams gain experience

Liberty Hill’s Allee Nix shows perfect form as she leaps over a hurdle in the 300-meter hurdles on Saturday. (Photo by Doug Germann)

By Joseph Garcia ROUND ROCK — The Liberty Hill track and field teams headed to Round Rock March 2 for the Round Rock Invitational at Dragon Stadium. However, while Liberty Hill was invited, not all of its athletes were in attendance as many were attending the prom. While some Liberty Hill athletes were getting ready […]

Panther baseball blanks St. Andrews in home opener

Liberty Hill pitcher Kannon Prior strikes out one of his seven victims in the Panthers’ 3-0 victory over the St. Andrews Crusaders Tuesday night.  (Photo by Kathy Canady)

By Joseph Garcia It was a shaky start to the season to say the least for the Liberty Hill Panthers’ baseball team after facing tough competition that produced a 0-8 start. But with each of those games, Liberty Hill worked and improved and over the last few competitions it has shown as the Panthers are […]

Lady Panthers celebrate week of winning

Presley Walker keeps her eye on the ball before driving a hit for the Lady Panthers during the Georgetown Tournament, in which Liberty Hill won. (Photo by Kathy Canady)

By Joseph Garcia GEORGETOWN — Loaded with talent and energy, the Lady Panthers in the past three weeks have played 15 games that included a championship title at the Georgetown Tournament Feb. 28-March 1. Following the conclusion of tournament play for Liberty Hill, the No. 6 ranked Lady Panthers headed into the week with a […]

Zamarripa is ‘do-gooder’ on and off the baseball diamond

Liberty Hill senior Austin Zamarripa volunteers his time mentoring young kids when he is not studying or suiting up for the Panthers’ baseball team. (Photo by Kathy Canady)

By Joseph Garcia Free time is spent in a variety of ways for different people, but for Liberty Hill senior Austin Zamarripa he does more than just play America’s pastime (baseball) when he is not working on his studies. He also is a mentor to young students at Mitchell Elementary in Georgetown. The second baseman […]

LHHS Band students going to state in solo and ensemble

Front row from left are Clayton Luckadoo, Kaitlyn Sullivan, Victoria Foster, Karissa Crozier, Leslie Wofford. Back row from left are Tanner O’Dell, Tosha Adkins, Megan Land, Katie Wilkison, Melissa Shine and Samantha Dowell. (LHIndependent Photo)

  Liberty Hill High School Band students will compete at the state level in solo and ensemble this spring. Each of the following students scored a first division on either a solo or as a member of an ensemble. Because of the high level of difficulty of the pieces and the fact that they scored […]

FOOD WISE: Translating ‘highfalutin’ chef language

By CHEF RENEE MORGAN Ever start to make a dish and realize the recipe is written in what seems to be some strange foreign language? Oh, it looks like English, or American, as we say in my family but it just doesn’t make sense. It reads something like this. Lobster En Papillote (What is a […]

City of Bertram halts duplex construction at Castleberry Court

By Catherine Hosman BERTRAM — Mayor Dickie Allen said the City erred when a building permit for multi-family dwellings  at 104 and 106 Castleberry Court was issued. In recent days, he ordered all construction be stopped. The two lots positioned behind a Mexican restaurant on State Highway 29 and Castleberry Court were rezoned for commercial […]

Deadline March 11 to file in Bertram Mayoral race

By Catherine Hosman BERTRAM — Citizens considering a run for Mayor of Bertram have until March 11 to apply for the special election on May 11. Incumbent Mayor Dickie Allen is running to fill the unexpired term of mayor that began in November 2012 when Mayor Winette Morris moved out of the city. Allen was […]

JB Williams

JB Williams

JB Williams passed away on March 6, 2013, in Georgetown, TX.  JB was born March 18, 1928, to Chester R and Lillian Williams in Briggs, TX. JB grew up on a small farm on the edge Liberty Hill, TX.  He was one of twelve siblings consisting of six boys and six girls.  JB attended school […]

FOOD WISE: Simple ideas for last-minute entertaining

Rosemary buttermilk biscuit with mustard glazed ham and homemade pimento cheese. (Photo by Chef Renee Morgan)

 By CHEF RENEE MORGAN How do I get myself in these predicaments? Somehow, last week, I ended up hosting three different social events back-to-back. I suppose I was excited about having people over to the new house. I know better than to schedule so many things in one week. When I was in real estate, […]