Archives for February 2014

Liberty Hill Softball gaining momentum

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers Softball team will travel to Georgetown to play in a tournament today through Saturday and the team has been building confidence over the last week as they rack up wins. Against Caldwell on Tuesday night, the Lady Panthers won a tight game, 7-6. They relied on clutch […]

Long discusses growth with business community

By SHELLY WILKISON While growth seems to be the new buzz word in Liberty Hill, Williamson County Commissioner Cynthia Long put that in perspective for about 30 members of the business community Feb. 20. “Precinct 2 in 2000 was the fastest growing precinct in Williamson County, and it was again in 2010,” she said. “We’re […]

Runnin’ Panthers basketball players receive District Honors

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Runnin’ Panthers basketball team had several players finish with District Honors after their stellar season, which included a co-district championship and 25 wins. Despite being one of the youngest teams in District 8-3A, the Panthers were still arguably the best team and will return a majority of their players […]

Tennis player Svetlik takes the court

By Dana Delgado Don’t let that freshman classification fool you. Liberty Hill High School varsity tennis player Alex Svetlik is for real.  She’s not a sleeper by any definition but a legitimate contender and quite athletic. LHHS Tennis Coach Robert Headrick says “Alex is very skilled for such a young player.” “I feel Alex can […]

Mason Baty is LH baseball’s senior leader

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Panther Baseball team’s senior Mason Baty may be easy-going and soft-spoken off the field and during practice, but he is a loud force at the plate and talented presence at first base for Coach Mike Kristan. In his second year on varsity, Baty is learning the work ethic and […]

Brewer questions city payroll discrepancies

By SHELLY WILKISON In response to questions from the Mayor and a Council member about payroll issues, City Manager Greg Boatright said Monday that “our finances are in good shape.” Boatright said the Mayor and Councilmember Vicki Brewer had been requesting information about “budget and salaries and payroll.” In response, he included in the meeting […]

Mary Ann Reeves

Mary Ann Reeves of Abilene, Texas left this world to be with our Lord on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the young age of 73, taking with her the sweet smile, wit, and compassion she shared with those who knew and loved her. Visitation was Monday, February 24, 2014, at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, […]

Big loser could be big powerlifting winner

By Dana Delgado Losing 20 pounds has not been an easy task for Jacob Sanders. Fact is, it has been darn tough for the 6’ 2 ½” hulking athlete who has thoughts of becoming an athletic “beast.” However, losing 20 pounds could mean the difference between possibly competing at the state powerlifting championships and staying […]

Future Chef contest yields healthy sandwiches

By Dana Delgado Nutrition isn’t just a nine letter word being tossed around lightly these days. At least not in the minds and stomachs of students who participated in the Annual Future Chef Competition Feb. 13 at Bill Burden Elementary School in Liberty Hill. “Future Chef is a friendly competition that allows students to experience […]

Color Guard welcomes new challenge of competition

By Dana Delgado The Liberty Hill High School Color Guard could well have called this first year venture into competition as a learning experience. The group is small in numbers and relatively inexperienced with no member having more than two years of experience. They are young by color guard standards and novices to competition. They […]