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 [...]

Track twins Shaffer, Sharp set to soar

By Dana Delgado Heather Shaffer and Madi Sharp are so much alike they could be twins. The two Liberty Hill High School seniors came up similar paths to become successful track athletes in identical or parallel events. So successful, each qualified for the regionals last season. Nursing is a career field both are equally interested [...]

Schmidt tough leader for Panthers

By Taylor Grafft For senior catcher Colby Schmidt, this season has been about being tough and leading his teammates. The Liberty Hill Panther baseball team is off to a 16-5 overall record this year and Schmidt’s clutch batting and leadership behind the plate has been a big key. His father, who played baseball in high [...]

Mitchell leading at the plate

By Taylor Grafft This year has been a little different for junior Lynsey Mitchell as she tries to help the Liberty Hill Lady Panthers Softball team win another district title and get them back to the state tournament. Last year, Mitchell was competing for a spot at second base and batting in the middle of [...]

Cultural trips abroad enrich high school learning experience

By Dana Delgado Suddenly, the world shrank and looked a lot different. A trip abroad changed many things but affirmed others. For a select group of Liberty Hill High School students on a school-organized cultural trip, international travel has been a trip of a lifetime and for many, the beginning of something wonderful. Last year, [...]

Panthers gear up for District

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Panthers’ Track and Field team is eagerly anticipating their District Meet April 9-10 at Liberty Hill. The Track team has been preparing for the District meet for the last few weeks with two final pre-season meets and the Texas Relays. The team will have one final preseason meet at [...]

Lady Panthers swat the Hornets

By Taylor Grafft GATESVILLE — The Liberty Hill Lady Panther Softball team took care of business against Gatesville to pick up their fifth district win of the season and keep their perfect district record intact. Now the Lady Panthers put their focus on round two of district play as they travel to Llano on Friday, [...]