Kick starter

By BOB VARMETTE The Liberty Hill Youth Soccer Association is growing rapidly. The increase in the number of players might be easily dismissed by the rapid growth of Liberty Hill itself. And, yes, there are more children, which means more potential soccer players for the association. But it’s also the people in LHYSA, Larry Price […]

Doubles presents challenge on court

By BOB VARMETTE The iconic image of tennis is Rafael Nadal vs. Roger Federer, or Serena Williams vs. Maria Sharapova. Not too many would first think of, say, Bob and Mike Bryan – the wildly successful American brothers who recently won their 100th professional doubles title in claiming their fifth U.S. Open doubles crown. Doubles […]

LHHS opens volleyball district play with sweeps over Taylor, Llano

By Taylor Grafft Liberty Hill’s bench players got a taste of District 25-4A action Tuesday night in a 3-0 (25-14, 25-15, 25-8) win against Taylor. With the match in hand, Coach Gretchen Peterson put in some of the bench players that normally don’t get to play as much in the third game. She says that […]

Education, safety top priorities for local gun dealer

By SEAN SHAPIRO There is a wide and vast selection of items at A Texas Girl’s Guns, but one of the most important things The Gun Shop in Liberty Hill sells does not fit into a holster. That’s the education Judith and Dennis Baker provide in the classroom in the back of the shop near […]

Hunters gear up for deer season

By SEAN SHAPIRO Deer hunting season started last week in Williamson County, but rifles are not coming out yet and gunshots will not be heard until Nov. 1. Instead, hunters executing a more primitive and difficult task started hunting with bows and arrows on Sept. 27. The archery-only season runs until Oct. 31, and during […]

Salon training opens door to career opportunities

By Dana Delgado It is the kind of professional quality that Shane and Tuesday Wilson had in mind when in September they opened their palatial, state-of-the-art training facility, The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA). “When you walk into our innovative academy, from the layout and the fixtures to the styling stations and pedicure units, you know […]

Runners ready for the toughest test of the season in Round Rock

By TAYLOR GRAFT The Liberty Hill Cross Country team will experience its toughest test this season when it travels to Old Settlers Park Saturday for the McNeil Invitational. Coach Kim Holt said it will give her an idea of how Liberty Hill measures up with the competition moving forward into district, regional and state meets. […]

Stacie Marie Hurley

Stacie Marie Hurley, age 43 of Georgetown, Texas passed away on September 28, 2014. She was born April 8, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri to Jerry Schmidt and Bryanette (Bambi) Lane. Stacie worked for Carus Dental in Round Rock for 71/2 years as a Surgical Tech. She was a member of Santa Rosa Catholic Church […]

Footballs don’t fly in Liberty Hill

By SEAN SHAPIRO It’s become a fact of life. Footballs don’t fly in Liberty Hill. Instead of embracing the pass-happy, spread-offense that has dominated the football landscape, Liberty Hill has bucked the trend. At Liberty Hill, the ball stays on the ground, misdirection is a way of life, and quarterbacks are expected to make the […]

Bikers raise funds for Lions’ charities

The Liberty Hill Lions Club annual Rip Roar’n Ride had another strong turnout this past weekend as the organization raised money for multiple causes. Greg Garnett said 236 riders biked the course that started and ended at Liberty Hill Elementary School. The course wound its way through Liberty Hill, into Bertram, then into Burnett before […]