Panther defense grounds Hawks

By Lauren Jette CANYON LAKE — The Panthers capitalized on four turnovers to beat the Hawks 31-7 in their district opener Friday night. In the second quarter, Dylan Joiner returned a Hawk fumble 55 yards to put the Panthers up 14-0. Joiner came up big again in the third quarter, intercepting a Canyon Lake pass on […]

Quarterback and center lead Panthers’ offense

By LAUREN JETTE When Garrett Wright and Kyle Huppee took their positions as quarterback and center, respectively, on Liberty Hill’s seventh grade football team, neither player had a thought that they would still be in those exact positions together five years later. Now the duo leads the Panthers varsity underneath the Friday night lights. “You […]

Liberty Hill Garden Club celebrates 40 years of community service

By Dana Delgado Forty years ago, the Liberty Hill Garden Club embarked on an ambitious venture to enrich a small country community with the knowledge and beauty of plants while developing community bonds. This October, the group celebrates its anniversary with a special tribute to past presidents and long-time members while celebrating its long list […]

Bull Creek Brewing offers local taste and brews

By Lauren Jette In recent years, craft beer brewing has taken off, with several breweries opening up in the surrounding area to cater to the more discerning beer drinkers. Now Liberty Hill residents have hometown brews to call their own thanks to Bull Creek Brewing — a new brewery that recently opened off FM 3405. […]

WCESD #4 invites public to meeting on sales tax

Submitted by WCESD #4 Williamson County Emergency Services District No. 4 will host a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8 to discuss your fire protection and how to pay for it. ESD4 is the grassroots government that funds the Liberty Hill Fire Department, which provides fire and emergency medical first-response in western […]

Local business closing its doors; owner cites Business Personal Property tax

By SHELLY WILKISON “Why is it right for me to pay taxes on what I don’t own just because I can?” For business owner Melissa Fiero, the recent decision to close her Liberty Hill business is about standing up against a tax she says is hurting small businesses in Williamson County. For the past two […]

EDC focuses on downtown Liberty Hill

By Christine Bolaños The Liberty Hill Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors recently approved a partnership with the City of Liberty Hill and Liberty Place to fund infrastructure improvements. EDC Executive Director Kirk Clennan describes the partnership as a three-way funding mechanism for improvements, particularly as it relates to water and wastewater service, at the […]

Irma Flores Zaragosa

Irma Flores Zaragosa, 75 of Cedar Park, passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2015. A native Texan, Irma was born in Austin on December 20, 1939 to the late Marcelino and Maria Valdez Flores. Life took Irma to California and Arizona for numerous years, but she was able to bring her family back to Texas. […]

Jesse Wayne Dorsett

Jesse Wayne Dorsett, 74 of Liberty Hill passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2015. Jesse’s family will gather for a time of visitation and sharing on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 10:00AM to 12:00PM at Beck Chapels, 170 County Road 214, Liberty Hill. Jesse was born December 6, 1940 in Austin, Texas to the late […]

Council hears more opposition to involuntary annexation plan

By SHELLY WILKISON While many of the comments expressed at Monday’s public hearing on the City of Liberty Hill’s proposed annexation of 313 acres echoed those from the week prior, the tone had become more harsh. Don Bebee, a resident on Independence Drive that is proposed for inclusion in the city limits, said “involuntary annexation […]