Despite Landry injuries, girls soccer off to good start

Junior Brooke Landry warms up prior tot he wimberley scrimmage Dec. 30, 2014. The goalkeeper suffered two hand injuries in recent weeks that will keep her from playing six weeks. (Shannon Hofmann Photo)

By BOB VARMETTE It was not a good week for Liberty Hill junior goalkeeper Brooke Landry. On Jan. 6 in a scrimmage at Hutto, she injured a finger on her left hand. Three days later, in the Lady Panthers’ first official UIL-sanctioned girls soccer match, she broke a finger in her right hand. Then she […]

Liberty Hill powerlifters set to start season

Student-athletes at Liberty Hill High School workout early on Wednesday morning. The 2015 powerlifting season starts Thursday in Burnet. (Sean Shapiro Photo)

By SEAN SHAPIRO It’s 7 a.m. on Wednesday and music is rocking from the weight room at Liberty Hill High School. It’s a mix of rap and hip-hop, with the occasional pop song filtered in. Add in the clink and thump of weights, deep exhales and brief conversations, and it creates an unlikely symphony that […]

Girls basketball makes statement in district opener

Coach Matt Kirschner’s Lady Panthers defeated Llano 93-25 in the district opener last Thursday. (Kathy Canady Photo)

By TAYLOR GRAFFT While the weather outside was frightful, the Liberty Hill Lady Panthers were inside playing ever so delightful. How delightful? Coach Matt Kirschner’s team used a big second quarter to jump out to an early lead and never looked back, and eventually cruised to a 93-25 win over the Llano Lady Yellowjackets on […]

Zach Lord a dominant presence in post

Zach Lord goes up for a shot between Wimberley defenders during a non-district game Jan. 6 at Liberty Hill High School. (Kathy Canady Photo)

By BOB VARMETTE Liberty Hill’s Zach Lord is a big guy. Runnin’ Panthers coach Barry Boren recalled the first time he met Lord. It was in first grade. “He was in my wife’s first-grade class and she had to have a special chair for him to sit in,” Boren said. “I said to him and […]

LH Chamber offers networking for women

The Liberty Hill Chamber of Commerce is working to provide area business women networking opportunities through its new Women in Business committee. The committee, chaired by Sabrina Jordan, Independent Sales Director for Mary Kay Cosmetics, meets monthly at locations hosted by local businesses. “There are so many businesses here without storefronts that most don’t know […]

Council approves plan for treatment plant expansion

By SHELLY WILKISON City Council members approved a preliminary plat Monday for a new subdivision of duplexes within the city limits, and took the first step toward the construction of an $8.7 million expansion of the regional wastewater treatment plant. Following a detailed presentation by the Georgetown engineering firm Steger Bizzell, the Liberty Hill City […]

Grace Imogene Hunter

Grace Imogene Hunter, 91, passed away January 5, 2015. She was born September 16, 1923 in Lebanon, Missouri, to Robert and Effie Decker. She was one of seven children. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Cheryl and Richard Florence, and two grandchildren, Jacob and Lisa of Liberty Hill, Texas. She will be greatly […]

P&Z recommends UDC changes on duplexes, alcohol sales

By SHELLY WILKISON The City’s Planning & Zoning Commission paved the way Tuesday for more lenient permitting for duplexes within the city limits. Following a public hearing where no one addressed the body, the Commission voted unanimously to recommend the City Council allow duplexes as a permitted use in the C-2 downtown district. Currently, duplexes […]

Officials visit BBE to see success of math program

From left are Reasoning Minds representatives Steven Gaudino and James Talarico, Bill Burden Elementary Principal Terrie Chambers, LHISD Superintendent Dr. Rob Hart, State Rep.  Marsha Farney, Leander ISD Superintendent Dr. Bret Champion, Aaron Gibson with Rep. Farney’s office, Amy Rister Holloway from State Rep. Tony Dale’s office of Cedar Park, Burden Math Intervention teacher Caryl Simpson, and Math Intervention para-professional Carolyn Bahr. (Courtesy Photo)

Bill Burden Elementary School welcomed state officials and special guests Jan. 6. State Rep. Marsha Farney, R-Georgetown, and a representative of State Rep. Tony Dale, R-Cedar Park, along with Leander ISD Superintendent Dr. Bret Champion visited the school to learn more about Reasoning Minds. Reasoning Minds is a web-based math program sponsored by a state […]

Team Realty formed to promote home ownership

With a single goal to help support and inform individuals seeking homeownership, Team Realty of Texas Group has been established in Liberty Hill.  From their offices at 1201 Loop 332, Suite 100 are Janet Widmer, a recognized loan officer, David Widmer, owner of Widmer Construction and Development, and realtor Amy Whitmeyer.  
(Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado When Amy Whitmeyer, Janet Widmer and David Widmer recently formed Team Realty of Texas Group in Liberty Hill, the achievement of home ownership got a lot easier and far less complex. “Our goal is to help people feel more invested in the community through home ownership,” said Amy Whitmeyer, realtor and owner of […]