LHHS theater arts department thriving in new auditorium

Theater Arts Director since 1992,  Krisanne Cox-Cole calls the new Liberty Hill High School Auditorium “Amazing.”  High school drama students recently performed the musical “Grease” -- the first production in the new performing arts facility. (Photo by Dana Delgado)

By DANA DELGADO The newly christened home of the Liberty Hill High School Theater Arts Department is beyond its wildest dreams. “It’s amazing!” exclaimed Theater Arts teacher and director Krisanne Cox-Cole, after she and her students  had a feel of the extraordinary new auditorium with the recent performance of the musical “Grease”.  “The kids are […]

LHISD earns favorable report from auditor

By SHELLY WILKISON Liberty Hill school trustees on Monday received a favorable report from auditors on the district’s 2012-2013 financials. Robert Marchbanks said there were no irregularities in accounting practices, the financials were presented fairly and were materially correct. The district had a deficit budget in 2012-2013 that was later amended to include expenses associated […]

Ruthey Fay Brinson

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Ruthey Fay (Maynard) Brinson, age 83, of Liberty Hill, Texas went to meet our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 13, 2013. She was born July 24, 1930 in Jonestown, Texas to Frank and Lorna Maynard. She is preceded in death by her first husband of 10 years, Freddy Park, her late husband of […]

Liberty Hill welcomes Palmer to Public Library

Angela Palmer is the new Director of the Liberty Hill Public Library. (Photo by Dana Delgado)

By DANA DELGADO  Despite her circuitous science career path that included a Master’s Degree in Biological Anthropology and a move to Texas from Illinois to get her Ph.D., Angela Palmer is very much at home as Liberty Hill’s new Public Library Director. “I’ve had that deer in the headlights feeling, but it’s a new challenge […]

Rizzotto is bond between LH football, soccer

By TAYLOR GRAFFT   Lucas Rizzotto, placekicker for the Liberty Hill Fightin’ Panther football team has always been good with his feet. He had to be ready at a moment’s notice to go into the game and kick an extra point or a field goal. With the Panther football season ending with a District Title […]

Family displaced by fire uplifted by community support

The home of Liberty Hill residents Virgil and Rona McCown was destroyed by fire Dec. 6. The main portion of the home at 3603 West RR 1869 was built in the early 1920s. Local firefighters say they do not know the cause of the fire. (Photo by Kathy Canady)

By SHELLY WILKISON Almost indifferent to the sub-freezing temperatures, they have spent much of the past several days staring into the rubble as if they might suddenly discover something left untouched by the flames that ripped through their home Dec. 6. Rona McCown found a painting her mother had won in a drawing after completing […]

Brewer’s claims disputed after resignation from EDC

By SHELLY WILKISON Two weeks after an ordinance was adopted prohibiting city council members from serving on city boards and commissions, the Council accepted the resignation of Councilmember Vicki Brewer from the Board of the Economic Development Corp. Mrs. Brewer, who only attended one of three EDC Board meetings held since her appointment in August, […]

Local artist on a heartfelt mission to enrich lives through art

Renae Kingsley is on a mission to spread joy and laughter as artist or professional entertainer.  (Photo by Dana Delgado)

By DANA DELGADO  Renae Kingsley is on a heartfelt mission. The Liberty Hill resident who relocated from Round Rock is peddling as fast as she can because she knows that for someone it is a stormy day or worse, a lasting troubled life. She knows the pain because she has felt it. Her father died […]

Liberty Hill soccer picks first teams

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  By TAYLOR GRAFFT Soccer is under way in Liberty Hill, as both the Boys Head Coach Darren Bauer and Girls Head Coach Kelsey Quinn set their final rosters for the “unofficial” season. The teams held their first after-school practices Dec. 2 and have been focusing on team-building drills to prepare for their first scrimmages. […]

Lady Panthers pick up valuable win over St. Dominic Savio

Junior wing Jill Green (#2) scores a layup in the second quarter after her team forces a steal in transition. (Photo by Kathy Canady)

By TAYLOR GRAFFT The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers basketball team picked up a steam of confidence after taking first place in the Salado Tournament last week. The Lady Panthers pushed their overall record to 9-3 with a 50-36 win over the Eagles Tuesday night and now turn their focus to Hutto on Friday in an […]