Women business leaders hear safety tips from police, firearms instructor

Liberty Hill businesswomen heard tips from local police and a gun safety instructor this week on how to protect themselves, their businesses and residences. Liberty Hill Police Chief Randy Williams and Cpl. James Savage were joined Tuesday by Judith Baker, an expert firearms instructor and owner of A Texas Girl’s Guns, at the Chamber of […]

WCESD #4 may contract with City for accounting

By Christine Bolaños The Williamson County Emergency Services District No. 4’s Board of Commissioners is considering partnering with the City of Liberty Hill on staff resources and accounting software. “We talked with the City of Liberty Hill Manager (Greg) Boatright. We’re looking into sharing a position with them for an accountant and some administrative services,” […]

Linda Sue Berry

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Linda Sue Berry, 70, was born on January 15, 1945 in Georgetown, TX to John Winston Roberts and Frances Sellstrom Roberts and she passed away peacefully at her home in Liberty Hill, TX on May 15, 2015 with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her parents and her two brothers […]

LHHS runners are Class 4A State Champions

The Liberty Hill 1,600-meter relay team poses with their medals and the baton from their state-championship winning run. From left are Rachel Gallander, Shaylin Vickers, Ana Rodriguez and Lily Miller. (Sean Shapiro Photo)

By SEAN SHAPIRO AUSTIN — In the most stressful, nerve-inducing race of the season, the Liberty Hill girls 1,600-meter relay team clinched a state championship Saturday by seven hundredths of a second. Liberty Hill entered the final exchange with a slight cushion, courtesy of three strong laps by Lily Miller, Ana Rodriguez and Shaylin Vickers. […]

Rodeo brings family fun, crowds to Liberty Hill

Robert Velasquez of Huntsville struggles to hold on in the bareback riding event Saturday. (Kathy Canady Photo)

By Matt McElhinney Last Friday at the 2015 Liberty Hill Open Rodeo, Cookies ‘N Cream, a 2,000-pound white bull marked with black spots, had its horns pointed at barrelman and rodeo clown Shotgun Rodney Gaston. Still raging after flinging aside its rider, the bull charged at Gaston. “Look out, Shotgun!” rodeo announcer Dave McMahon boomed […]

LHISD Trustees agree to waive tuition for transfer students

By SHELLY WILKISON With two new faces seated at the dais Monday, Liberty Hill school trustees voted unanimously to continue to allow students to transfer into the school district without paying tuition. After accepting the Oath of Office, newly-elected Trustees Greg Thrash and Anthony Buck took their seats at the dais, replacing 12-year trustee Leslye […]

Passion for science, love for teaching at heart of Cobb’s 45-year career

After 45 years of teaching -- 35 of which were spent in Liberty Hill ISD -- Carolyn Cobb is retiring next month. (Shelly Wilkison Photo)

By SHELLY WILKISON Every person who has attended junior high or high school in Liberty Hill in the past three decades knows Carolyn Cobb. In fact, the shared experience of Mrs. Cobb’s science class is frequently a conversation starter among those who have passed through Liberty Hill schools over the years. “Former students and people […]

EDITORIAL: State budget negotiations gives our Sen. Schwertner a chance to prove himself

State Sen. Charles Schwertner has been given a real Texas-sized opportunity by being appointed by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick as one of the Senate Conferees who are meeting daily with their House counterparts in an effort to reconcile the differences in the two chambers’ budgets in order to pass a state appropriating act. It’s commonly […]

Liberty Hill softball sweeps Columbus, set for regional tournament


By Taylor Grafft SAN MARCOS–Win each battle, and then you win the war. On offense it means thinking about one hit at a time. On defense it means working for every out. On Friday in San Marcos the Liberty Hill Lady Panther softball team used that mindset to sweep the Columbus Cardinals in a best-of-three […]

Liberty Parke asks City to create PID for financing

By SHELLY WILKISON Although the issue did not require any action Monday, the City Council listened to a lengthy presentation by developers of Liberty Parke subdivision, who want the City to consider creating a Public Improvement District (PID) for their neighborhood. State lawmakers adopted the Public Improvement District Assessment Act in 1987 giving cities and […]