Archives for August 2013

Ball security miscues cost Panthers season opener

By TAYLOR GRAFFT The Liberty Hill Panthers opened their brand new football stadium on Friday night in front of a packed crowd of excited Liberty Hill fans and expected to come out with a Panther Stadium inaugural victory. But a series of ball security issues and defensive lapses cost the Panthers a victory party. The […]

Charles V. Belk

Charles V. Belk, age 76, of San Saba passed away Monday, August 12, 2013 at his residence in San Saba. Graveside services were held Thursday, August 15, 2013 in Liberty Hill. Charles was born to Cleburn and Alice (Booth) Belk on July 24, 1937 in Liberty Hill. He attended First United Methodist Church of San […]

9th, JV Ladies celebrate wins over Tivy

By Taylor Grafft The Junior Varsity volleyball team topped Kerrville Tivy in an exciting three-game set Tuesday and won 2-1. The Lady Panthers won the first set 25-20 due to strong hitting and attacking by the outside hitters. Two back-to-back kills by Allee Nix put Liberty Hill ahead 11-8. Kerrville Tivy did well to battle […]

Panthers take on Buffaloes in season opener

Liberty Hill vs. Giddings Friday, August 30 7:30 p.m. @ Panther Stadium   Giddings High School Enrollment: 657 Coach: Chris Jones Mascot: Buffalo Colors: Black/Vegas Gold League: 3A Region IV District 26 The Giddings Buffaloes enter the season as one of the most athletic teams in the district. Giddings features several playmakers on offense that […]

3 speak out against proposed city tax hike

In two public hearings within the past week, only three people spoke against a proposed 5 percent increase in the tax rate for property owners within the city of Liberty Hill. The Liberty Hill City Council has given preliminary approval to an ad valorem rate of $0.563735 per $100 property value. The proposed rate is […]

LHISD employees to see average 3% pay hike, Trustees adopt tax increase

By SHELLY WILKISON Liberty Hill school trustees voted unanimously Monday to give employees an average 3 percent pay increase — a move that will make local salaries more competitive with area schools. The pay increase is part of a $30 million budget for fiscal 2013 that will require a tax increase of $0.09 per $100 […]

Madison ‘Matt’ Moore

Funeral services for Madison “Matt” Moore were held at 10:00 AM Monday August 19, 2013 with visitation starting preceding the service at Beck Funeral Home 1700 E. Whitestone Blvd Cedar Park, Texas. Interment followed in Liberty Hill Cemetery. Madison “Matt” Moore passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2013. He was born September 11, 1942 in Hazard, […]

Rampy, Foust, Boatright to be inducted in Liberty Hill Cowboy Hall of Fame

The Williamson County Cowboy Church will induct three Liberty Hill cowboys posthumously into the Liberty Hill Cowboy Hall of Fame during a special ceremony August 31. The induction of local cowboys into the Hall of Fame has become an annual tradition for the Cowboy Church during its Liberty Hill Pro Rodeo, which is held the […]

36th Annual Oatmeal Festival promises zany entertainment

By DANA DELGADO BERTRAM — With Labor Day weekend just over a week away, not much has been amiss on the quiet streets of Bertram except for some painters doing some touch-up work in preparation for the Oatmeal Festival. The streets may be quiet now in Bertram and Oatmeal, but come Labor Day weekend the craziness […]

Panthers’ new football turf brings new experiences for both fans, players

By TAYLOR GRAFFT  The Liberty Hill Panthers will open their football season on August 30 against Giddings in a new stadium and on a different surface. This offseason they packed up all the football equipment and moved a little bit further down State Highway 29. For the players, coaches, and trainers it has been a […]