Council considers budget that includes pay increases

By SHELLY WILKISON The Liberty Hill City Council is considering adoption of a $1.8 million budget that includes a 3 percent pay increase for city staff, funding for a code enforcement officer and monies for the development of pocket parks. Funding for the fiscal 2014 spending plan will come primarily from property taxes. The Council […]

Liberty Hill falls to La Grange in season opener

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Panther Football team fell in their season opener at Panther Stadium on Friday night to an athletic and strong La Grange team, 24-7. The Leopards were State Semifinals last season and finished with an 11-1 overall record. The loss is the Panthers’ fourth straight in season openers since 2010 […]

Spellbound by ‘Godspell’

By ART RODRIGUEZ If you were like me as a child, Sunday School ran the gamut from exciting to the mundane. However, I was never taught the parables from the Gospels of Matthew and Luke in quite the way “Godspell” by the Austin Theatre Project re-enacts them. First opened on Broadway in 1971, “Godspell” tells […]

La Grange bringing a classic cat fight to Pantherland tonight

By SEAN SHAPIRO Liberty Hill’s season-opening game against La Grange got some added outside hype two weeks ago when Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine published its list of the top 50 must-see games in 2014. Friday night’s game checked in at No. 41 on the list, and deservedly had “classic” written all over it. However, […]

Cole brings leadership to top-ranking Cross Country

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Cross Country program has been posting outstanding team results over the last few years and this year will be no different. With some of the top athletes at both the junior high and high school levels at Liberty Hill, it has allowed the team, coached by Kim Holt, to […]

American RV Specialists moves family business to Liberty Hill

By Dana Delgado When the world seemed to have cruelly robbed them of their dreams just as they were beginning their family, Scott Smith and Lisa Endicott knew they had to pull it all together and find a way to make it work. Today, their vision of a family is becoming a true reality through […]

Intricate moves make volleyball challenging

By SEAN SHAPIRO In theory, volleyball is a simple sport. Two teams send the ball back and forth over the net, with the goal of making your opponent miss. While that base knowledge is true, it’s just a simple guideline for a sport that is far more complex than it usually gets credit. “I don’t […]

Excitement builds for LHJH volleyball

By Taylor Grafft There is an excitement building in the Liberty Hill Junior High School gym and on the volleyball courts as the coaches and teams are gearing up for their 2014 season. On the second day of school, the coaches will hold tryouts and run drills and stations to test a variety of skills […]

Trustees adopt $32.6 million budget, set tax rate

By SHELLY WILKISON Liberty Hill school trustees voted unaninously Monday to adopt a $32.6 million budget for fiscal 2014 and approved a tax rate of $1.54 per $100 property valuation. Liberty Hill ISD Chief Financial Officer Frank Watson said the budget came in “in the black” with about $2,700 under projected revenues. “It’s not by […]

Robert W. Richmond

Robert W. Richmond, of Liberty Hill, Texas, age 77, passed away on August 15, 2014. He was born on November 9, 1936 in Spencerport, New York. He was the son of Eben R. and Virginia Richmond. Robert is survived by his wife Mary of Liberty Hill, Texas, son and wife Steven R. and Jamie of […]