Archives for February 2014

Copeland’s coaching skills still the tools of his trade

By Dana Delgado Scott Copeland may have stepped down as an active high school coach five years ago, but he is finding himself coaching more now than ever as an Assistant Principal at the Liberty Hill Intermediate School. He is coaching so much more that  Principal Kathy Major refers to him as “our campus coach.” […]

Deep Waters Therapeutic Massage joins San Gabriel Family Chiropractic team

By Dana Delgado When Dr. Mariska Visser left her successful chiropractic business and beautiful farm in Massachusetts a year or so ago, she not only found herself at home in Liberty Hill, but has zealously set out to build community within the community. “For me it’s about community and networking, education, healthy foods and exercise,” […]

Runnin’ Panthers end basketball season with two heart-breaking losses

By TAYLOR GRAFFT GATESVILLE — The Liberty Hill Runnin’ Panthers basketball team finished the season on Monday night after losing in the bi-district round to an athletic and well-coached Glenn Rose Tigers team in a heartbreaking loss in Gatesville, 47-46. The Panthers ran into trouble against Glenn Rose when they could not break the Tigers’ […]

Revival ‘Ignite’ hopes to unite community for God-centered purpose

By SHELLY WILKISON Fellowship Church Pastor Michael Wright believes “Liberty Hill is on the cusp of something spectacular.” That’s why the church is sponsoring “Ignite” Liberty Hill, a four-day revival intended to “unite the community across religions, beliefs and demographic lines,” Wright said. The revival, which features the preaching of Rev. Ryan Fontenot, pastor of […]

Home team finishes strong at Panther Relays

By Taylor Grafft Liberty Hill hosted the 2014 Panther Relays on Feb. 15 and had several varsity and junior varsity teams finish at the top of the standings. A host of runners and athletes in field events put in strong individual performances and finished in the top of their events. A large crowd cheered the […]

LHHS falls to Boerne in baseball season opener

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Panthers Baseball team failed to take advantage after  scoring three runs in the first inning, and fell to Boerne, 6-3, in their 2014 season opener on Feb. 18. The Panthers have not been able to practice as much as they would have liked because of the bad weather that […]

Robert Gene Case

Robert Gene Case, 25, of Liberty Hill, Texas, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2014 in Stephenville, Texas. Robert was born September 18, 1988 in Austin, Texas to Jeff Case and Catherine Rock. He grew up on the Rock Family Ranch and was a true country boy and proud Texan through and through. He never […]

Lady Panthers basketball season ends to Kennedale

By Taylor Grafft LORENA — The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers’ fantastic season, which included a co-district championship and solid playoff run, came to a close on Tuesday night after the girls fell to Kennedale in the Regional Quarterfinals. The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers and Kennedale were tied at halftime 29-29, but the Wildcats put together […]

Trustees approve track for LHJH

Liberty Hill school trustees Monday approved construction of a track between Liberty Hill Junior High and Liberty Hill Intermediate schools at a cost of $265,229. The four-lane track, which will be constructed by Hellas Sports Construction of Liberty Hill, will be for non-competition use. Superintendent Rob Hart said the true price tag for the track […]

Drought spurs water collection systems

By Dana Delgado In recent years, there has been much said, some vociferously, about the water situation and its diminishing supply. Many have reacted in disbelief, others with dismay and still others believe the rains will soon return to Central Texas. And then there are those, armed with research data, who profess this is only […]