Panthers enter District 25-4A as favorites

By TAYLOR GRAFT Fun in the sun is over for the Lady Panthers who are cutting their spring break a few days short this week to play softball. Liberty Hill will be back in action on Friday at home against the Llano Yellowjackets to open district play at 6:30 p.m. The matchup should be pretty […]

Downtown Committee considers revitalization survey responses

By SHELLY WILKISON Surveys returned to the City of Liberty Hill following its Downtown Revitalization Summit showed the top priorities as parking, clean up, and improved traffic flow. And of the ideas for possible asthetic improvements to downtown, respondants spoke most favorably of the traffic circle concept at Loop 332 and CR 279. During a […]

City, Cassadys will go to mediation on wastewater plant expansion permit

By SHELLY WILKISON Residents who live along the South San Gabriel River say they won’t be satisfied with the City of Liberty Hill’s Wastewater Treatment Plant until the treated wastewater being dumped into the river is of drinkable quality. The City is seeking permission from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to expand the treatment plant […]

Capstone Baptist looking to ‘do church’ in a healthy, simple way

Colin McGahey is a bi-vocational pastor for the new Capstone Baptist Church in Liberty Hill. In addition to his Master’s of Divinity degree from Southwestern Theological Seminary, he is degreed in natural resources management and is office director and project manager for the civil engineering firm Poznecki-Camarillo, Inc., in Georgetown. (Courtesy Photo)

By SHELLY WILKISON Liberty Hill’s new Capstone Baptist Church is working to “do church” in a healthy, simple way. “We’re seeking balances between a faithful purpose with God and what He wants us to do, and how we can impact the well-being of the community,” said Pastor Colin McGahey. Capstone Baptist Church, which meets Sundays […]

Council supports MUD 17 road powers, annexes wastewater plant

During a brief meeting Monday, the Liberty Hill City Council voted unanimously to support a resolution supporting MUD 17’s application to Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to obtain road powers. City Manager Greg Boatright explained that the property known as the Kaufman tract — located on the northwest corner of Ronald Reagan Blvd. and State […]

Lady Panthers’ historic season ends in state semifinals

The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers with their third place medals and trophy after a tough loss to Abilene Wylie in the state tournament last Friday. Standing from left are Athletic Director Jerry Vance, Lucy Miller, Andrea House, Sarah Buck, Madeline Cheney, Bridgett House, Amanda Woodbury, Amanda Boliek, Matt Kirschner, Allee Nix, Chelsea Cole, Abbi Shelton, Ashlee Walker, Jamie Junkin, Megan Huppee, Kim Holt and Tyler Kirschner. Kneeling from left are Mikayla Stiles, Autumn Lange, Kandyn Faurie, Kaylie Potts, Shelby Whitten, Bella Turek and Baylie Bevers. (Kathy Canady Photo)

By Taylor Grafft SAN ANTONIO — If Liberty Hill was going to win its state semifinal round matchup against Abilene Wylie they needed to stick to the two keys that got them to their first final four appearance since 2012—shooting well from three, and limiting their opponents’ best player. Last Friday in the Alamodome, the […]

Clarence Noel Jones, Jr.


Clarence Noel Jones, Jr., of Indian Mound Ranch located in Liberty Hill, Texas, passed away in his home on March 6, 2015. He was married to the love of his life, Patricia (Pat) Ann Becker Jones for 47 years who preceded him in death. Clarence was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky, January 27, 1946, to […]

Caring for families is what Beck does best

Members of the Beck family and staff of the Liberty Hill location held a grand opening March 12. From left are Jan Beck Cleveland, Janelle Cleveland, Rex Cleveland, Ganelle Beck,
Gene Beck, Sue Dye,
Charla Alemán and
Blake Henderson. (Shelly Wilkison Photo)

By SHELLY WILKISON On the day that is likely to be the hardest day, having a caring team of professionals taking care of every detail can set the grief-stricken on a path to finding peace. At Beck Chapels & Events in Liberty Hill, caring for families on the most important days of their lives is […]

Lloyd Alfred Fry, Jr.

Lloyd Fry

Lloyd Alfred Fry, Jr. was born July 22, 1918, in a log cabin on the bank of Hamilton Creek in Pleasant Valley near Marble Falls, Texas. My mother was Florence Sanders Fry. I grew up in the central Texas area during the Great Depression. My parents were share croppers. I changed schools 12 times before […]

Business, property owners get first look at City’s vision for downtown

An idea for a gateway to downtown at Loop 332 and CR 279 includes a landscaped round-about with The Guardian sculpture at its center. (City of Liberty Hill Graphic)

By SHELLY WILKISON A standing-room-only crowd of property owners, business owners and residents filled the City Council Chamber last Thursday to hear a City presentation on revitalizing downtown Liberty Hill — a planning project eight months in the making. “The City Council is moving in a positive direction to spur growth and encourage new business,” […]