Council approves job description, but delays action on Boatright contract

By SHELLY WILKISON As if tempers were not already high enough between some council members and supporters of the City Manager, the Mayor ejected three citizens from a meeting Monday after they applauded and verbally affirmed a statement made by another Council member that was critical of the Mayor. Supporters of interim City Manager Greg […]

Businesses seeking professionalism from city government look to Boatright

By SHELLY WILKISON Looking for professionalism in city government and an improved image for Liberty Hill, more than 150 business owners and city residents have signed petitions and will place signs on their property this week supporting Greg Boatright as City Manager. Boatright, a business owner and former county commissioner, was hired in May to […]

Former migrant provides permanent home, keeps promise to his family

Yamatina Ledezma (left) and her daughter Oralia Ledezma-Rodriguez stand in front of the home that was built for them by Jesus Ledezma. 
(Photo by Dana Delgado)

By Dana Delgado After years of living and eventually emerging successfully and safely from a life as a migrant working family, both Yamantina Ledezma, married for 39 years and her daughter Oralia “Cookie” Ledezma-Rodriguez welled up with tears as they told the story of their family’s patriarch, Jesus Ledezma. As the family patriarch and eldest of […]