Archives for February 2014

Welding class teaches life lessons, career skills

By Dana Delgado Life on a small family farm in Oklahoma taught Mike Rempe a lot. He was handling hay and working on machines and in his words, “loved it.”  It was so rewarding that when his high school Agriculture teacher approached him about becoming a part of the vocational program, saying “no” never crossed […]

Lord is shining light in ladies’ spectacular basketball season

By Taylor Grafft   The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers’ basketball season has been a great success this year and a large part of it has been because of Blair Lord’s senior leadership on and off the court. When Lord went down with an ankle injury in the Lampasas game on Jan. 14, she didn’t let […]

LHHS tennis talent is champ in hearts of many

By Dana Delgado This year, Graham Vaandrager will be carrying the torch for the Liberty Hill High School varsity tennis team. As Coach Robert Headrick’s No. 1 player, the junior single’s player says he is ready to win so he can go to the state tournament in April at Texas A & M. “It killed […]

Marks will play football for South Nazarene

By Taylor Grafft River Marks’ journey with the sport of football has been filled with surprises, adversity and triumph. After signing his letter of intent to play football for South Nazarene University on Monday, Marks will continue to pursue a dream that he didn’t think would have been possible a few years ago. Marks was […]

D&L Landscaping opens gardening center in time for spring

By Dana Delgado   BERTRAM — After 15 years of essentially living and working out of his truck at an exasperating pace across Central Texas, Erasmo Chaves with a restrained sigh of relief, is dropping roots. “I always wanted to have my own place,” he said. “I’m so glad to be here in Bertram.” A […]

Alex Fuller

Alex Fuller, also known as A.J., was born Sept. 3, 1932 in Houston, Texas to Chester A. and Mary Stevens Fuller, the middle of their five children. As a child he lived in Houston, then in Tucson, Ariz.  The family returned to Houston after the death of his father. Alex married his high school sweetheart, […]

Commercial zone change approved over some residents’ objections

By SHELLY WILKISON Despite the objections of residents,  the Liberty Hill City Council voted Monday to rezone two lots in the Highway Twenty Nine Ranch Subdivision to General Commercial — a change residents say violates their deeds and restrictions. The Council heard from four property owners who opposed the change. However, City Attorney Art Rodriguez […]

Junkin, Theim pitch five-inning shutout against Wimberley in season opener

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers Softball team battled the cold weather on Monday night to defeat the Wimberley Texans in their season opener and start their season off with a bang — literally. The Lady Panthers had two homeruns and some dominate pitching by both Sam Junkin and Nicole Theim to start […]

LHHS alum returns as popular author

By Dana Delgado Jodi Meadows, formerly Jodi Lawrence, a Liberty Hill High School graduate from the Class of 2001, spoke to LHHS English students Jan. 30 about being a published author. “It’s quite exciting any time we have an author visit our school, but to have a former student who has a successful career as […]

Mosby Hamilton, June Hamilton

Mosby “Moe” Pharr Hamilton of Liberty Hill, Texas, born February 12, 1935, passed away on Wednesday January 29, 2014. His wife of 49 years, June Eloise Hamilton, born December 13, 1941 followed her husband in passing on January 30, 2014. Moe and June were married in April of 1964 and will be greatly missed by […]