THROWBACK THURSDAY: Cowan’s passing jogs memories of fire station’s beginnings

By JAMES WEAR A few days ago I learned that Clyde Cowan had passed away after a long battle with cancer. I can’t recall exactly when I met Clyde, but over the years Clyde — a painter and drywall finisher by trade — helped me out a number of times on various jobs. Clyde, husband [...]

LHHS Track shines at East View

The Liberty Hill Panthers’ Track and Field team posted solid results at East View High School on April 3, in the team’s final meet before District. Expectations are high for the Liberty Hill athletes as they look to post some of their best results of the season on their home track. The team competed on [...]

Lady Panthers prepare for Burnet, round two

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Lady Panther Softball team, ranked number four in the latest 2014 Texas Girls Coaches Association Softball Poll, will travel to Burnet on Friday, April 11, and look to pick up their seventh district win of the season. The last time these two rivals met was on March 21 in [...]

Remore is versatile player for Panthers

By Taylor Grafft It takes a certain kind of character and mental toughness to play in the closer role for your team. Cody Remore is one of the few players who has the qualities and attitude it takes to achieve success when the game is on the line. Whether it’s on the mound or playing [...]

UT students choose Liberty Hill as site for short film

By Dana Delgado A fictional gruesome discovery in the woods of Liberty Hill was the backdrop last Saturday for a student film crew from the University of Texas at Austin. As a project for an advanced film production class at UT and to enhance their individual film portfolios, 15 film crew members along with three [...]

Clyde Sterzing Cowan

Cyde Sterzing Cowan, 71, of Liberty Hill, passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Clyde was born on November 10, 1942 in Austin to parents, Raymond and Pauline (Collins) Cowan. He married Alice (Tomerlin) Cowan on December 28, 1998. Clyde was a longtime resident of Liberty Hill, living here for 24 years. Clyde was in [...]

Liberty Tax Service offers year-round solutions

By Dana Delgado GEORGETOWN — Mauro Amador is a numbers guy, a serious numbers guy whose interest dates back to childhood. The owner of Liberty Tax Service in Georgetown grew up in a family that was always crunching numbers. His mother was the Chief Auditor for the equivalent of the IRS as well as the [...]

Lincoln named interim Fire Chief

By SHELLY WILKISON Emergency Services Commissioners last week appointed Battalion Chief Anthony Lincoln as interim Fire Chief to replace Chancy Bizzell, who resigned March 26. After serving 17 months as Fire Chief of the Williamson County Emergency Services District #4,  Bizzell announced Friday he is stepping down to pursue a career in fire equipment sales. [...]

Liberty Hill 4-H opens doors for students

By Dana Delgado For generations, participating in 4-H has been a rite of passage. It was just that way for Liberty Hill resident Kelly James when she was growing up in Wood County, Texas and competing in public speaking at a local 4-H Club. “It helped open avenues to leadership and helped me gain a [...]

Inspired by strength of injured teen, magician set to wow Liberty Hill

By SHELLY WILKISON If he could take away the pain and suffering of a Liberty Hill teen who was mangled when an intoxicated driver rammed barricades and struck her as she stood amidst a crowd of pedestrians, CJ Johnson would say the magic words. Johnson, a Liberty Hill magician who has built a 20-year career [...]