Archives for 2014

Area’s development attracts leading insulation company

By Dana Delgado When Garland Insulating Ltd., a leading insulating company in the southern states and one of the largest locally owned and operated insulation companies in Texas, went looking for a central Texas location, Liberty Hill, primed for growth, was a logical choice. “The projected growth statistics on Williamson County mean more families moving […]

EDITORIAL: Panther football brought honor, work ethic and courage to the field and beyond

Way back in August when the air was tortuous to breathe, the boys of summer were doing two-a-day practices. They squinted into the blistering sun and battled an invisible team of fierce opponents. Jerry Vance and his team of coaches encouraged, corrected and cajoled boys toward an intangible place called manhood and victory. Football is […]

Parents: Agriculture barn facility not safe for students

By SHELLY WILKISON It was standing room only at Monday’s school board meeting as parents attended to express their concerns about the conditions of the agriculture barn facility on the campus of Liberty Hill Junior High. About a dozen parents of high school and junior high agriculture students asked the Board to consider funding improvements […]

City will make offer on 2 downtown properties

By SHELLY WILKISON The Liberty Hill City Council authorized city staff Monday to begin negotiations for the possible purchase of two downtown properties that would potentially house additional city offices and public parking. Following a 40-minute closed session, the Council voted unanimously to allow the staff to pursue the purchase of a three-unit apartment building […]

Drones take flight in Liberty Hill

By Dana Delgado While small drones have been all the rage across the country for their unlimited potential, UAV Direct in Liberty Hill is in on the ground floor and has been drawing a stream of customers to its full-sales, service, manufacturing and training facility. “This industry will be huge,” said UAV Direct Technology Manager […]

Liberty Hill falls to Navasota in Class 4A, Division I semifinals

By Bob Varmette WACO – The Liberty Hill Panthers played a flawless first half offensively against the Navasota Rattlers. The question was whether they could keep it up. They couldn’t – and after a three and out on their first drive of the night, the Rattlers unleashed their offense and rallied from a 14-0 deficit […]

Live chat: Liberty Hill vs. Navasota

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LHHS vs. Navasota: Old school vs. offensive juggernaut

By BOB VARMETTE Liberty Hill senior defensive back Jason Reeves isn’t exactly sure how many touchdown receptions Navasota junior wideout Tren’Davian Dickson has this season. It’s easy to lose count with as many as Dickson has. For the record, it’s 34 – that’s a state record and ties him for the national mark for a […]

David Lewis Park

David Lewis Park, 68, passed away on Sunday, December 07, 2014 in Bertram, Texas. David’s family gathered for visitation on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, and a service celebrating David’s life was held at 2:00PM Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Beck Funeral Home in Cedar Park. Interment followed at Bagdad Cemetery. David was born July 15, […]

Shirley Ilene Harmon

Shirley Ilene Harmon, former Cushing resident now of Tulsa, passed away Sunday, December 7, 2014, at her home, at the age of 66 years. The daughter of the late Odean S. Davis and Maggie Jane Cox Davis, Shirley was born on January 23, 1948 in Liberty Hill, Texas. At birth she weighed 2 1/3 pounds […]