Archives for 2013

Liberty Hill finishes with 12 First-team All-District honors

By TAYLOR GRAFFT  The Liberty Hill Panthers varsity football team finished the season with a 10-2 record and were led by Head Coach Jerry Vance and his staff to a Bi-district championship and District 8-3A Title. Coach Vance’s team had 12 players make the First-team All-District list, and eight players earn Second-team All-District honors. Senior […]

Tucked away in downtown Bertram is unique boutique Sew Envious

By Dana Delgado  BERTRAM — The minute Polly Allen peered through the dusty windows of the renovated old wooden frame building now encased with metal siding, she knew she had found the perfect home for her enterprising business, Sew Envious. “I could imagine it all,” she said.  “It was perfect.” While the building offered many […]

Family events promise to spark holiday spirit

Holiday events within a short driving distance of Liberty Hill offer local families plenty of opportunities to get into the spirit of the season. On Sunday, Liberty Hill celebrates Christmas with its annual Christmas Festival and Parade, Jingle Bell 5K Run and 1K Walk, and the Trail of Lights at Lions Foundation Park. The Jingle […]

Rep. Farney shares legislative update with business leaders

By SHELLY WILKISON Liberty Hill’s State Representative met with local business leaders last week, informing them of key legislation passed in 2013 that will help the state manage growth while staying fiscally responsible.  State Rep. Marsha Farney, R-Georgetown, was the keynote speaker at a joint luncheon of the Liberty Hill Chamber of Commerce and Liberty […]

Liberty Hill moving to Class 4A in 2014-2016

Liberty Hill athletics could potentially see some new faces over the next two years as the University Interscholastic League released the conference cutoff numbers for the 2014-2016 reclassification and realignment this week. As anticipated, the UIL added a 6A classification as it released the numbers for the range of enrollment for each of the six […]

Elizabeth ‘Liz’ McAvoy

Elizabeth “Liz” McAvoy, 74, Liberty Hill, Texas, passed away on December 2, 2013. Visitation will be held on December 4, 2013, between 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM, at Beck Funeral Home located at 15709 Ranch Road 620. The funeral service will be held on December 5, 2013, at 10:00 AM at Fellowship Baptist Church in […]

Laverne Hobbs Berry

Laverne Hobbs Berry, 98, of Liberty Hill, passed away on Saturday, November 29, 2013. She was born July 31, 1915, in Spicewood, Texas to Harvey and Emma Word Hobbs. She graduated from Liberty Hill High School in the class of 1933. On July 13, 1935 she married Leonard N. Berry, and they started a life […]

Best-selling authors: ‘Nobody could be this lucky’

By Dana Delgado BERTRAM — Books unlocked the world of a young Susan Wittig growing up in mid-eastern Illinois among the mines and many factories of Danville. Her father, who was a great detective reader, especially enjoying Agatha Christie, pointed her to mysteries which have been an enduring love. Equally inspiring were her readings of […]

Ancient City of Bethlehem comes alive in Burnet

By Dana Delgado BURNET — The unequivocally captivating, living and breathing recreated biblical community that is Main Street Bethlehem in Burnet opens its rustic gates for the 21st year the first Friday in December. Presented by the First Baptist Church of Burnet, the ancient city likeness of Christ’s birth comes to life for two consecutive […]

Liberty Hill has new real estate partnership in Tudyk-Huggins

Their partnership made sense. Kelli Tudyk has 17 years of experience in the real estate business and Charlie Huggins, a native of Williamson County, knows the area extremely well. Huggins moved to the Liberty Hill area 12 years ago. Together, they represent Century 21 HSK & Associates of Georgetown in Liberty Hill. Tudyk and Huggins […]