Archives for September 2013

Child health and wellness fair is Oct. 5

Local health care professionals will participate in a Healthy Kids Back to School Bash on Oct. 5 at Liberty Hill Pediatric Dentistry. The health and wellness fair, which is free and open to the public, will feature booths from local health professionals as well as community organizations that offer activities or services for children. Dr. […]

LHHS Homecoming Royalty 2013

LHHS Homecoming Royalty 2013 Liberty Hill High School students will select a Homecoming King and Queen this week and both will be presented at the Homecoming football game Friday when the Panthers meet Rockdale at Panther Stadium. The 2013 Homecoming Court, pictured above, are front row from left, Freshman Duchess Clarissa Lloyd, Sophomore Duchess Grace […]

M&L Pharmacy to close its doors Sept. 24

By SHELLY WILKISON M&L Pharmacy, a Liberty Hill landmark since 1988, will close its doors for the last time Tuesday, Sept. 24. Larry Wehlman, who is retiring, and his business partner, Darrell “Mo” Moellenberndt, sold the pharmacy to a small company in Florida that was looking to expand its business in Texas and planned to […]

Library Thrift Store celebrates 30 years of service to Bertram

By Dana Delgado BERTRAM — This little secret that was, is no longer. The Bertram Library Thrift Store, a community mainstay nestled in the historic downtown district for decades, has finally been discovered for its unique boutique atmosphere by folks far beyond the city’s limits. Patrons from Marble Falls, Burnet, Liberty Hill, Austin, Cedar Park […]

At 92, Pogue develops talent for carving walking sticks

By Dana Delgado Milton Lee Pogue cradles his waking stick like an old friend. And he has every reason to. About a year ago, Pogue fashioned the smooth, varnished stick from a five-foot-long branch he cut from a cedar tree on his property. He had meticulously removed the bark immediately after harvesting the branch and […]

Strong start for Fall Tennis

New Tennis Head Coach Robert Headrick is excited for the opportunity to be coaching the Liberty Hill Panthers Varsity tennis team this fall and thinks that he has a strong roster of players that will lead them into the spring. After coaching football for 10 years, Coach Headrick finds that there is definitely a different […]

Maynard releases second CD, debuts talent for songwriting

By SHELLY WILKISON   A short time ago, Janice Maynard was enjoying life as a Liberty Hill stay-at-home mom, singing in church from time to time, cutting demos and doing background vocals for a family band.  This week, she released her second CD and makes her debut as a songwriter. “I’ll Take My Chances” is […]

Varsity, JV cross country teams finish strong at LH Invitational

By TAYLOR GRAFFT The Liberty Hill Varsity and Junior Varsity Cross Country teams competed in Liberty Hill on Sept. 7 at the Liberty Hill Invitational. The competition was fierce as Liberty Hill finished strong in the home meet. “We had 33 schools bring kids to run at the meet,” said Coach Kim Holt. “That is a […]

Lady Panthers gain momentum as volleyball season progresses

By TAYLOR GRAFFT As the season progresses for the Liberty Hill Varsity Volleyball team, Coach Gretchen Peterson believes her team is headed in the right direction and is showing signs of progress as they gear up for District play. “Overall, I feel like we are moving in the right direction,” said Coach Peterson. “We are […]

Council rejects Mayor’s proposed tax hike, hires Greg Boatright

By SHELLY WILKISON  In an unusual move Monday, the Liberty Hill City Council voted 3-1 to reject a 5 percent tax increase that was to fund a proposed $1.1 million budget for fiscal 2013. The tax rate of $0.563735 per $100 valuation, which was proposed by Mayor Jamie Williamson, would have meant an average increase […]