Acevedo is latest addition to Liberty Hill coaching staff

By Taylor Grafft Liberty Hill Panther Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Jerry Vance didn’t have to look very far to find the perfect fit for his recently vacant assistant coaching position left by Coach Heath Hohmann. Coach Rudy Acevedo, formerly a line coach at Leander High School, has joined the Liberty Hill football staff […]

Volleyball camp building future Lady Panthers

By Taylor Grafft Coach Gretchen Peterson hosted the 2014 Lady Panther Volleyball Camp this week and had a great turnout of girls eager to learn and improve. Coach Peterson was joined by her assistant coaches, the junior high volleyball coaches, and some of the current and former players on her varsity teams. The camp was […]

Vance’s summer camp sparks excitement for Panther Football

By Taylor Grafft Fall football practice is almost here, Panther fans. While we continue to countdown one of the most important times of the year, the Liberty Hill coaches and some of their younger Panthers took a quick three-day break from their summer vacations to participate in the 2014 Panther State Championship Football Camp. The […]

Operation Liberty Hill tackles area hunger, adds summer snack program

By Dana Delgado There is no pause for Operation Liberty Hill Director Susan Baker. There can’t be. The humble mission of the non-profit organization to help those in the area who are struggling to make ends meet is simple and straightforward enough. It’s the scope and scale, which have become increasingly evident, that are unsettling. […]

Cheryl LaRae

Cheryl LaRae, age 62, of Georgetown, Texas, formerly of Liberty Hill, passed away on July 26, 2014. Cheryl was born to Vernon C. Parker and Dorothy (Harvey) Anderson on November 13, 1951 in Williston, North Dakota. Cheryl attended the University of Mary and University of North Dakota Williston, receiving her BA Degree in Education. She […]

Council adopts Comp Plan, approves Consent Agreement for MUDs

The Liberty Hill City Council on Monday adopted a Comprehensive Plan for the City, received a clean report on audits for fiscal 2013, and approved a Consent Agreement for two municipal utility districts. Following a one-hour workshop on goals and planning (see related story above), the Council a Comprehensive Plan for the City — a […]

Update on new rental developments raises discussion on water availability

By SHELLY WILKISON With the news that two rental communities are preparing to break ground in the coming months, City Manager Greg Boatright said Monday that water is available to service the additional 176 customers. Liberty Trails Townhomes has all of the permits in place to build 101 rental units on acreage across from Dahlia […]

LH Chamber members learn tools, tips to boost business

By Brenda Young Helpful tools, tips and tricks were on the menu Wednesday at the Liberty Hill Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Margarita’s Restaurant. Bridget L. Brandt, director of the Greater Leander Chamber of Commerce, was the guest speaker. About 30 business leaders joined the lunch and learn session and received valuable information regarding how […]

STAFF NOTEBOOK: Chickens are welcome in Liberty Hill

There is a new atmosphere around City Hall these days. Folks don’t seem to be as focused on gotcha politics, personal paybacks and replaying the same tired, old grudges from week to week. In fact, people seem to want to get things accomplished. That’s good news and it sure beats sitting around griping. Let’s hope […]

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Chickens doomed Liberty Hill’s first incorporation attempt

By JAMES WEAR It was about this time some 30 years ago that Liberty Hill was abuzz with talk of incorporation, and leading up to the August 11, 1984 election, there was plenty of controversy swirling as residents debated the issue. I’ve been unable to come up with the official number of votes regarding the […]