Archives for April 2014

LHHS Bi-district champs face Iowa Park

By Taylor Grafft TEMPLE — The Liberty Hill Lady Panther Softball team, ranked third in the latest 2014 Texas Girls Coaches Association Softball Poll, secured the Bi-district Championship and moved onto the Area Championship after dominating Alvarado in a best-of-three series last week. At press time Wednesday night,  the Lady Panthers were at Glen Rose […]

Fellowship Church’s mission field reaches beyond Liberty Hill

By SHELLY WILKISON More than 50 people donated blood April 19 as part Fellowship Church’s annual Easter blood drive. “Jesus shed his blood for us. The least we can do is share our blood with others,” said Pastor Michael Wright. Wright said the annual blood drive with the Blood and Tissue Center of Central Texas  […]

Vegan chocolatiers mix candy for healthy snack alternatives

By Brenda Young When Scott Phillips decided to give his wife dairy-free chocolates last year as a gift, he had no idea the occasion would go beyond simply satisfying her sweet tooth–it would also open the door to a new business for the husband and wife duo. Since she is allergic to dairy products, Scott […]

Hernandez is National Super Chef Semi-finalist

By Dana Delgado The seemingly long wait for Noelia Hernandez ended last Thursday in an emotional surprise announcement at Liberty Hill Intermediate School. Before a gym filled with students and staff, Miss Hernandez was named as a regional finalist in the Future Chef Contest sponsored by Sodexo, the food service management company that oversees the […]

Foust’s talents, character help him climb to top in Panther baseball

By Taylor Grafft In his first year on the varsity team, sophomore Slater Foust has embraced his role on the Liberty Hill Panthers Baseball team and run with it. It’s not often that a sophomore player has so much success on a team full of experienced seniors, but Foust’s talents and high character have helped […]

Boston Marathon was life-changing experience for Megan Germann

By SHELLY WILKISON For Megan Germann, it was a defining moment. When the University of Texas senior crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon on Monday, it was a personal victory like none other. The year before, she had trained to run the 26-mile course, but an injury kept her out of the race. […]

Williamson shining for LHHS softball

By Taylor Grafft If you have attended a Liberty Hill Lady Panther Varsity Softball game this season, you are probably aware of Joely Williamson doing something crazy like hitting a home run in four consecutive District games  and making highlight reel catches at the shortstop position. According to her teammates and coaches, that is just […]

Survival store outfits for camping fun to living off the grid

By Brenda Young In consideration of natural disasters occurring throughout history, it’s not uncommon for modern day consumers to think about survival skills in the wake of a crisis. This could range from major power outages to catastrophic weather events that leave large populations wondering how they will weather the storm. The Bunker, located at […]

Mayoral, council candidates share ideas on issues facing Liberty Hill

Voters residing within the City of Liberty Hill will decide May 10 who should represent the community on the City Council. In addition to the position of Mayor, there are contested races in Place 2 and Place 4. For Mayor, incumbent Jamie Williamson is being challenged by Councilmember and Mayor Pro Tem Connie Fuller. In […]

Elliot takes Panthers to state in golf

By Taylor Grafft After putting together a highly successful season and finishing at the top of the leaderboard in every tournament he has played, junior Blake Elliot will represent Liberty Hill at the State Golf Tournament at Wolf-Dance Golf Course at the Hyatt-Regency Lost Pines Resort in Bastrop on  April 28-29. Elliot finished fourth overall […]