Panthers shut out Bulldogs to seal championship

By Lauren Jette The Panthers had to overcome four fumbles in the first half, but still managed to shut out the Bandera Bulldogs 35-0 at Panther Stadium Friday night to seal the District 14-4A championship. Liberty Hill fumbled on its first possession, but Bandera couldn’t capitalize on the series. The Panthers scored on a Justin […]

Freshman Panthers stepping up

By Lauren Jette While all eyes will be on the varsity football team this week as the Panthers look to close out the season with an undefeated district record, the future Friday night Panthers will try to close their season out with a win as the freshman team takes on Blanco’s junior varsity Thursday night. […]

LHISD submits enrollment to UIL

By Lauren Jette A new UIL realignment will be announced in just a few months, and on Friday, Liberty Hill submitted an enrollment number of 1,092 students at Liberty Hill High School — its largest enrollment figure to date. “We’ve been watching that number all the way, from the first day of school,” said Superintendent […]

Floods displace townhouse residents

By Christine Bolaños Two Liberty Hill families remain displaced after their units at Liberty Trails Townhome Apartments were flooded last weekend. One family is wondering when they can return home while the other may soon be looking for a new place to call home. “There were seven units total that flooded, but two of them flooded […]

Heartbreaking end to Lady Panthers’ season

By Lauren Jette AUSTIN — The Lady Panthers volleyball season came to an unexpectedly early end in a heartbreaking match against the Wimberley Lady Texans in Austin Tuesday night. Liberty Hill lost 20-25, 25-27, 27-25, 25-18 and 9-15 at Toney Burger Center in a bi-district matchup. “When it is so close like that, they’re just […]

Voters give nod to ESD sales tax increase

By Christine Bolaños In a close vote Tuesday, voters approved increasing the sales tax by 1 cent to help fund the Williamson County Emergency Services District #4. Voters within Liberty Hill city limits were not eligible to vote in the ESD election as they were already at the sales tax maximum. Fire officials have said […]

Lenlie Elizabeth Barker

As we look to the sky, close our eyes, and feel the wind blow, we feel your spirit as it flows. We know you are near and by our side and in our hearts, you will reside. Our Beautiful, Lenlie Elizabeth Barker, 39, of Leander, TX, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 31, 2015. A […]

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Mather’s fearless reputation included confrontation with bear during expedition

By JAMES WEAR Perhaps one of the most colorful individuals the Liberty Hill community ever produced was Andrew Mather, son of Gabriel Mills pioneer Samuel Mather. Samuel Mather came to the area in 1849 and established a water powered grist mill. Other settlers soon followed and over the next few years the community thrived, despite […]

Panthers run over Billies

By Lauren Jette FREDERICKSBURG  — After waiting out a 30-minute lightning delay again this week, the Panthers wasted no time after taking the field, scoring on a 23-yard touchdown run by Caleb Guerin in their first possession en route to a 27-10 win at a rain-soaked Fredericksburg Friday night. Dylan Joiner jumped in front of a […]

The Market at Indian Mound Ranch readies for new season

By Dana Delgado With a successful launch and remarkable run this past spring and summer of The Market at Indian Mound Ranch, Susan Jones Anderson is gearing up for the opening of the Market’s unique second season beginning in November. The outdoor market, situated on 2.5 acres of the Jones family’s expansive 500-acre Indian Mound […]